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Archive for February 24th, 2014

  • California almond farmers face tough choices

    February 24, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Alan Thompson of G&F Agri Service LLC explains how his firm turns almond trees into wood chips at Baker Farming Company in Firebaugh, Calif., on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. The state’s drought has forced farmers to remove some almond orchards earlier than...

  • Technology keeps US-Mexico border school in touch

    February 24, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A southwestern New Mexico school by the U.S.-Mexico border is using technology to keep in touch with hundreds of parents, some who they have yet to meet in person. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://bit.ly/1k05IL5) that more than...

  • NM session ends with inaction on Amtrak route

    February 24, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico legislative session failed to make any commitment Thursday to fund the state’s share of costs to keep Amtrak’s Southwest Chief on its current route. The New Mexican reported (http://bit.ly/1hdSAjy ) that the...

  • Albuquerque stabbing suspect appears in court

    February 24, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man accused of stabbing two adults and a 10-year-old girl at a home in the Albuquerque area has nearly 30 warrants for failing to show up in court in other cases. Prosecutors disclosed the criminal background of 43-year-old Leroy...

  • Albuquerque mom allegedly tried to give baby away

    February 24, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 24-year-old woman is facing child abuse charges after allegedly trying to give her baby away outside an Albuquerque pharmacy. KOAT-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1jZESm6) Laura Lopez appeared in court Saturday and will be held on...

  • 1 killed in shooting outside Gallup McDonald’s

    February 24, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — Police in Gallup are investigating a shooting in a McDonald’s parking lot that has left one man dead. Authorities say two men got into a physical altercation at the fast food restaurant Saturday afternoon. They say one of the men...

  • Bombing kills 14 at northwest Pakistan bus station

    February 24, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    A Pakistani man, who was injured in a bomb blast in Kohat, receives treatment at a hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. A bomb planted at a busy bus terminal near a police station in northwest Pakistan exploded Sunday, killing several people...

  • Oil closes New Orleans port, part of Miss. river

    February 24, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    In this aerial photo, river traffic is halted along the Mississippi River between New Orleans and Vacherie, La., due to a barge leaking oil in St. James Parish, La., Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. The collision happened Saturday afternoon near Vacherie, 47 miles west...

  • US-South Korea war games loom over Korean reunions

    February 24, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    North Korean Lee Sun Young, right, and his South and North Korean family members show their pictures during the Separated Family Reunion Meeting at Diamond Mountain resort in North Korea, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. Elderly North and South Koreans separated for...

  • Evolution in US cellphone plans over past year

    February 24, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, file photo, a Best Buy employee prepares to scan a new iPhone 5S during the opening day of sales of the new phone in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File) BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — In the old days, U.S....