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  • ‘Promising lead’ emerges in hunt for Flight 370

    April 8, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Malaysians gather during a candlelight vigil for passengers onboard the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday, April 7, 2014. An Australian ship detected two distinct, long-lasting sounds underwater that are consistent with...

  • Pensions pose latest challenge for Chicago mayor

    April 8, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this June 6, 2012 file photo Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis, left, registers for her ballot during a strike authorization vote at a high school in Chicago. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel last week announced an agreement with several...

  • Study: US travelers to Cuba continues to rise

    April 8, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this July 8, 2013 file photo, fishermen cast their lines along the Malecon in Havana, Cuba. The number of U.S. visitors to Cuba continues to rise, even as the more than five-decade long embargo remains firmly in place, according to study...

  • Nevada rancher’s son freed as BLM collects cattle

    April 8, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Cliven Bundy, right, and Clance Cox, left, stand at the Bundy ranch near Bunkerville Nev. Saturday, April 5, 2014. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management started taking cattle on Saturday from rancher Bundy, who it says has been trespassing on U.S. land without...

  • Council hears public concerns about police force

    April 8, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Hundreds of people packed Albuquerque City Hall on Monday evening to voice their concerns about the embattled police department and to demand changes ranging from increased officer training to better availability of mental health...

  • Police: Apparent murder-suicide in Las Cruces

    April 8, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a man and pregnant woman have died after being found shot inside a Las Cruces apartment. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://bit.ly/PHHRX2) that police are investigating the case as an apparent murder-suicide....

  • Contamination found in northwestern NM rivers

    April 8, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Bacteria from human waste may be entering several northwestern New Mexico rivers from septic systems or illegal dumping, according to unexpected preliminary results from an environmental group’s testing. The San Juan Watershed...

  • Speed enforcement vehicles sidelined in Santa Fe

    April 8, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe’s camera-equipped vehicles for speed enforcement remain on the sidelines as city officials continue the process of selecting the next contractor. City officials allowed a contract with RedFlex Traffic Systems to lapse in...

  • New Mexico man sought in fatal stabbing surrenders

    April 7, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The FBI says a 34-year-old northwestern New Mexico man wanted in a 2013 fatal stabbing on the Navajo Nation is in custody after turning himself in. The FBI says Shain Mark surrendered Friday at the federal courthouse in Albuquerque....

  • Storms sock the Southeast, killing 2 people

    April 7, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    CORRECTS DATE TO APRIL 7 Firefighters rescue a family from their home, surrounded by floodwaters, in a mobile home park in Pelham, Ala., on Monday, April 7, 2014. Overnight storms dumped torrential rains in central Alabama, causing flooding across a wide...