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Archive for January 13th, 2014

  • Otero County to open new animal shelter

    January 13, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — Stray animals getting picked up in Otero County will be brought to a new county-run shelter. The Alamogordo Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/1iBApWw ) officials are set to open the new $26,000 shelter in Alamogordo on Monday. Otero...

  • Ice fishing opens at Eagle Nest Lake

    January 13, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    EAGLE NEST, N.M. (AP) — Ice fishing has opened at Eagle Nest Lake in northern New Mexico. The Game and Fish Department and State Parks Division started allowing anglers on the lake Saturday after determining that the ice was safe for foot traffic. However,...

  • Titans hire Ken Whisenhunt as their new coach

    January 13, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    San Diego Chargers head coach Mike McCoy, left, walks off the field with offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt after a 27-10 win over the Cincinnati Bengals in an NFL wild-card playoff football game on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/David Kohl)...

  • Health care signups: More older Americans so far

    January 13, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    This handout photo provided by the Brookings Institution, and taken on June 25, 2013, shows Health and Human Services Director of the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight Gary Cohen speaking at the Institution in Washington. Health...

  • After spill, water ban lifted for part of W.Va.

    January 13, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    Work continues around storage tanks at Freedom Industries storage facility in Charleston, Va., Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. The ban on tap water for parts of West Virginia was lifted on Monday, ending a crisis for a fraction of the 300,000 people who were told not...

  • Senate completes overhaul of key appeals court

    January 13, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this June 3, 2013 file photo, Robert Wilkins, President Barack Obama’s nominee to the District of Columbia Circuit Court, listens in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The Senate confirmed Wilkins to the U.S. Court of...

  • Facility in W.Va spill flew under regulatory radar

    January 13, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    Workers at Freedom Industries continue through the night to empty storage tanks of chemicals into tanker trucks at it’s plant in Charleston, Va., Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. A chemical spill at the company has deprived 300,000 West Virginians of clean tap...

  • Veteran Calif. congressman not seeking re-election

    January 13, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 2, 2011 file photo, Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., left, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. arrive for a House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee hearing to discuss the need to create jobs. Miller, the top Democrat...

  • New law in Nigeria bans gay meetings

    January 13, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – President Barack Obama meets with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan in New York, in this Monday, Sept. 23, 2013 file photo. The Associated Press on Monday Jan. 13 2014 obtained a copy of the previously unannounced Same Sex Marriage Prohibition...

  • Pilots grounded after landing at wrong airport

    January 13, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014 photo provided by Scott Schieffer, passengers exit a Southwest Airlines flight that was supposed to land at Branson Airport in Branson, Mo., but instead landed at Taney County Airport, in Hollister, Mo., that only has about half...