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Archive for December 25th, 2013

  • Cafe in SC combination eatery-museum-vets hangout

    December 25, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This Dec. 17, 2013, photo shows flags hanging from the ceiling of the Veterans Cafe in Myrtle Beach, S.C. In the four years the cafe has been open it has become a combination of an eatery, a military museum and place to hang out for those who served the...

  • NM eyes new tourism amid same-sex marriage ruling

    December 25, 2013 • Business, State NewsComments Off

    Staff Sgt. Aisha McClain, left, and Shannelle Williams kiss after getting married at the Doña Ana County Government Center on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, in Las Cruces, N.M. The New Mexico’s highest court declared it was unconstitutional to deny marriage...

  • Leaders betting lots on upcoming SunRail launch

    December 25, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013 photo released by the Florida Department of Transportation shows the interior of a passenger car of a SunRail train at a passenger stop in Orlando, Fla., during a media event. The SunRail train begins taking its first passengers in...

  • Man steals car from mom, jumps to death

    December 25, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LOS LUNAS, N.M. (AP) — Authorities are identifying the driver in a Christmas Eve crash near Los Lunas as a 35-year-old man who reportedly stole his mother’s car. The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department says Victor Padilla stole the vehicle...

  • NM eyes new tourism amid same-sex marriage ruling

    December 25, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Towns and cities in New Mexico are expecting a jump in tourism from same-sex couples who now can get marriage licenses in the state following a New Mexico Supreme Court ruling this month. Officials are planning a media blitz and gay...

  • Immigrants remake Santa Fe’s ‘Little Chihuahua’

    December 25, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — It’s a Sunday, and soccer games are playing silently on overhead televisions in a little eatery on Santa Fe’s south side. Mexican brass-band music known as banda is playing. Families sit at red upholstered booths lined...

  • Director of Valles Caldera trust to retire

    December 25, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    JEMEZ SPRINGS, N.M. (AP) — The executive director of the Valles Caldera Trust says he will retire next week. Dennis Trujillo made the announcement last week during a gathering of employees. His last day will be Jan. 3, marking the end of nearly four decades...

  • New Mexico misses out on White Christmas

    December 25, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Much of New Mexico is missing out on a White Christmas. Forecasters with the National Weather Service in Albuquerque say a weak storm is moving across the northern edge of New Mexico, bringing some extra clouds, colder temperatures...

  • Decade after Christmas mudslide, memories remain

    December 25, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Saturday, Dec. 27, 2003, file photo, a rescue worker searches for victims after devastating mudslides swept through the Waterman Canyon area of the San Bernardino, Calif., mountains two days earlier. Fourteen people — including nine...

  • Thousands left without power across US and Canada

    December 25, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Samson Boldizar, 8, goes airborne as he toboggans near the Arboretum on Christmas Day in Ottawa, Canada, on Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Justin Tang) LITCHFIELD, Maine (AP) — Utility crews from Maine to Michigan and into Canada...