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Archive for March 21st, 2014

  • State police fired Albuquerque officer in shooting

    March 21, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An officer in Sunday’s fatal Albuquerque police shooting was hired by the department shortly after he was fired from New Mexico State Police in connection with a double-dipping scandal. Detective Keith Sandy, a seven-year...

  • Echoes of Crimea keep Ukraine’s east rumbling

    March 21, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    A Ukrainian officer talks with a pro Russian activist in their camp near the armory Ukrainian army where they stand to prevent the export of arms and ammunition in the village of Poraskoveyevka, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, March 20, 2014. The disheveled men...

  • US, Europe sanctions target Putin’s inner circle

    March 21, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    In this photo taken on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, Russian businessman and billionaire Arkady Rotenberg applauds during a local soccer match in St.Petersburg, Russia, Sunday, March 15, 2013. President Barack Obama on Thursday expanded U.S. economic sanctions...

  • Police: NJ teen bypasses guard, reaches WTC spire

    March 21, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE. – This Feb. 11, 2014 file photo shows pedestrians in front of the 1 World Trade Center building, left, in New York. A 16-year-old boy from Weehawken, N.J., is accused of bypassing security in the middle of the night and climbing a ladder to the...

  • Spring forecast: Cool in North, still dry in West

    March 21, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    Daffodils begin to bloom in Eden Park, Thursday, March 20, 2014, on the first day of spring, Thursday, March 20, 2014, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman) The first day of spring? Some people in Maine were shoveling 6 inches of new snow. And in Michigan,...

  • Pelosi says health law a winner for Dems

    March 21, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius speaks at a news conference to encourage people to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, at Tarrant County College South, Thursday, March 20, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. Behind...

  • Mayor: NYC inmate’s death in hot cell is troubling

    March 21, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this May 17, 2011 file photo, a section of the Rikers Island prison is seen in New York. Jerome Murdough, a mentally ill, homeless former Marine arrested for sleeping in the roof landing of a New York City public housing project during one of...

  • Chew on this: Gum loses its pop

    March 21, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Sunday Oct. 24, 2010, file photo, a garbage bin sits full of bubble gum, at Yankee Stadium, in New York. U.S. gum sales tumbled 11 percent over the past four years. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek, File) NEW YORK (AP) — Gum seems as appealing...

  • Prosecutors explain weakness in Fiesta Bowl cases

    March 21, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – Former Fiesta Bowl executive director John Junker gets into his car outside the Sandra Day O’Connor U.S. courthouse after being sentenced in Phoenix on in this March 13, 2014 file photo. The sentencing Thursday March 20, 2014 of 58-year-old...

  • Sandblast

    Spring cleaning

    March 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Mark Wilson Photo A crew from Riley Industrial Services perform a spring cleaning at the Cahoon Park swimming pool by sandblasting, readying it for summer fun, Thursday. [/auth...