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Archive for February 9th, 2014

  • ND oil, freight shipments detour Amtrak trains

    February 9, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    A perch that Steve Dahl, owner of the Perch Patrol, caught on Devils Lake, N.D., Saturday, Feb 8, 2014, lays on the frozen lake with a cluster of portable fish houses in the background. Fishing guide Dahl says ice fishing at Devils Lake in northeastern North...

  • High-tech RI project tackles low-income word gap

    February 9, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Feb. 3, 2014 photo, a digital audio recorder rests on a toddler’s bib at a home in Providence, R.I. The city has begun an effort to boost language skills for children from low-income families by equipping them with audio recorders that count...

  • Owners surrender in deadly Bangladesh factory fire

    February 9, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    One of the two owners of Tazreen Fashions Ltd., Delwar Hossain, center, is escorted by security personnel to a court in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014. Two owners of a Bangladesh garment factory where 112 workers died in a fire two years ago...

  • Bill repealing NM driver’s license law stalls

    February 9, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A bill that would have stopped New Mexico from granting driver’s licenses to most immigrants without proper documentation stalled Saturday on a tie vote by a House committee. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports...

  • NM couple found dead from gunshot wounds

    February 9, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    PREWITT, N.M. (AP) — Federal and tribal authorities are investigating the death of a man and woman found shot to death in western New Mexico. The FBI and the Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety say the bodies of a man and a woman were discovered in the...

  • NM road closed after officer-involved shooting

    February 9, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — Authorities in Rio Rancho have temporarily closed a highway after police arrested three robbery suspects in a high-speed chase. Rio Rancho police say a man reported being robbed at an ATM at 10 a.m. Police say officers spotted a...

  • NM school now Native American Baccalaureate school

    February 9, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A Navajo high school has become the first Native American International Baccalaureate school in the country. The Farmington Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/1gVrm5K) Navajo Preparatory School had its application approved last month...

  • NM man caught stealing wire from burnt building

    February 9, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man is in jail after attempting to rip copper wire off a downtown Albuquerque building destroyed by a fire. KOB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1nmKOGb) police arrested Ron Pacheco after he gave chase Saturday. Witnesses told...

  • Court rules judge must resign, never serve in NM

    February 9, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s highest court has granted a state judicial commission’s motion compelling a Columbus judge to resign on the condition he never serve in any judicial capacity again. The New Mexico Supreme Court’s decision...

  • NM man accused of rape, abuse of 4-month-old baby

    February 9, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 19-year-old man remain jailed Sunday after Albuquerque police said he beat and raped his girlfriend’s 4-month-old daughter. Authorities arrested Elijah Fernandez on charges of child abuse resulting in great bodily harm and...