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  • Super Bowl Ads: Anything Could Happen

    February 2, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    In this image released by GoDaddy.com on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, NASCAR driver Danica Patrick, center, wearing a muscle suit, appears with bodybuilders in an upcoming Super Bowl commercial shot on location in Long Beach, Calif. The commercial is expected to...

  • Tea party favorite in 2nd bid for Senate in Colo.

    February 2, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Jan. 24, 2014 photo, Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck, seen as the front-runner in the GOP primary for the upcoming U.S. Senate race, speaks to supporters during a campaign dinner event at Johnson’s Corner, a truck stop and diner in...

  • Spokeswoman: Daley remains in hospital for tests

    February 2, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Monday, June 10, 2013 file photo, former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley places his cap over his heart during the national anthem before a baseball game between the Chicago White Sox and the Toronto Blue Jays. Daley was hospitalized Friday,...

  • Farm bill plows under direct payments

    February 2, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken Aug.7, 2013, farmer Ben Burgess examines a rice field near Coy, Ark. A new five-year farm bill could become law as soon as next week. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston) MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Farm subsidies that have guided agriculture through record...

  • Analysis: Obama’s Asia policy set back by Democrat

    February 2, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 28, 2014, file photo, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Barack Obama’s Asia policy took a hit this week, and it came from a stalwart of his own party....

  • Keystone XL foes undaunted by State Dept. report

    February 2, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 29, 2011 file photo Atkinson, Neb., rancher Bruce Boettcher, who opposes the Keystone XL pipeline, kicks up sand on his land, to demonstrate the fragility of the sand hills near the planned route of the pipeline. The long-delayed...

  • Music a big focus in Super Bowl ads

    February 2, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    This undated frame grab provided by Beats shows the company’s 2014 Super Bowl commercial. Beats by Dre, the popular headphones and audio equipment producer has enlisted Ellen DeGeneres to star in its debut Super Bowl ad running in the third quarter that...

  • Deadline nears for decision on Gila River

    February 1, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Should the state’s last free-flowing river be allowed to keep running free, or should it be managed as a new supply of water for parts of southwestern New Mexico? New Mexico has rights to some of the Gila River and one of its...

  • Mother with 2 children arrested for DWI

    February 1, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    MESQUITE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a Dona Ana County woman was driving under the influence of alcohol with her two children in the backseat. Dona Ana County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 23-year-old Blanca Borrego, of Mesquite, just before 2 a.m....

  • 3 arrested in Farmington for trafficking meth

    February 1, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Authorities have arrested three Mexican nationals in Farmington for drug trafficking. The Region II Narcotics Task Force say 27-year-old Jesus Pena-Navarette, 33-year-old Juan Alvarez-Salazar and 25-year-old Heber Valdez face two...