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Archive for February 5th, 2014

  • Clarence Paul Blanscet

    February 5, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Clarence Paul Blanscet, 98, Comanche, went to be with the Lord on February 2, 2014. Mr. Blanscet was born on August 25, 1915, in Marlow, Oklahoma, to Lenora and W. Daniel Blanscet, and then moved with his family in 1931 to Roswell, New Mexico, where he met...

  • Experiment adds sense of touch to artificial hand

    February 5, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    This March 2013 handout photo provided by Science Translational Medicine shows amputee Dennis Aabo Sørensen, right, wearing sensory feedback enabled prosthesis in Rome. To feel what you touch _ that’s the holy grail for artificial limbs. In a step...

  • FAA to allow more air tours at Grand Canyon

    February 5, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Oct. 11, 2013 photo, a tour plane comes in for a landing at Grand Canyon National Park Airport in Tusayan, Ariz. Air tour operators that use aircraft with quiet technology will be able to fly more people over the Grand Canyon. The Federal Aviation...

  • Feds announce another $14M for California drought

    February 5, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    This image provided by NOAA compares January 13, 2013 and January 13, 2014 snow cover in Northern California and Nevada as seen by the Suomi NPP satellite. California, which is seeing its driest conditions in 500 years, is experiencing extreme drought in more...

  • House conservatives rule out immigration this year

    February 5, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Feb. 1, 2012 file photo shows Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Director Doug Elmendorf testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. More people than previously estimated will reduce their hours or leave the workforce because of incentives...

  • Twitter stock dips on user growth worries

    February 5, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, file photo, an updated phone post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange features a Twitter logo, in New York. Twitter Inc. reports quarterly earnings on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) NEW YORK...

  • Snow, ice making driving difficult in Albuquerque

    February 5, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Light snow and icy road conditions are making driving difficult on many highways around the Albuquerque area. Albuquerque police say multiple accidents were reported Wednesday night on sections on Interstate 40 due to the weather....

  • House, Senate panels split on Capitol gun limits

    February 5, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A proposal to restrict firearms in part of the New Mexico Capitol cleared a House committee Wednesday, but a similar proposal failed in a Senate panel. The House Judiciary Committee endorsed a measure to ban firearms, except by law...

  • NM girl hurt in DWI crash to get firefighter visit

    February 5, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An 11-year-old New Mexico girl injured in a suspected drunken driven motorcycle crash that killed her father is getting a special visit from firefighters. The Albuquerque Fire Department planned a visit Wednesday to bring Magen...

  • WNMU will celebrate its 121st birthday on Tuesday

    February 5, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SILVER CITY, N.M. (AP) — Western New Mexico University has a birthday coming up. The school in Silver City plans a celebration on Tuesday to mark the 121stt anniversary of when the territorial legislature approved its creation on Feb. 11, 1893. The Silver...