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Author archives: PFischer

  • Tebow embracing analyst job while waiting on NFL

    August 7, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Tim Tebow answers a question during a interview on the set of ESPN’s new SEC Network in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014. Tebow has a new job as a commentator for the SEC Network, but is still looking for work in the NFL as a quarterback. (AP...

  • AIDS conference attendees on downed Malaysian jet

    July 19, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    This is an undated photo provided by PharmAccess Group, of the head of communications at Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, Jacqueline van Tongeren. Researchers and activists heading to an AIDS conference in Australia were on the Malaysian...

  • Police add texting to crisis negotiation arsenal

    May 12, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In a May 6, 2014 photo, Sgt. Andres Wells of the Kalamazoo Dept. of Public Safety, who successfully used text messaging to negotiate with a suicidal robbery suspect during a 2011 standoff is seen in his armored vehicle holding his cell phone and vehicle...

  • Fed govt failed to inspect higher risk oil wells

    May 12, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this March 21, 2012, file photo, with oil pump jacks as a backdrop, President Barack Obama speaks at an oil and gas field on federal lands in Maljamar, N.M. The government has failed to inspect thousands of oil and gas wells it considers...

  • Review: B’way’s ‘Velocity of Autumn’ wry, spirited

    April 22, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This image released by Polk & Co., shows Estelle Parsons, left, and Stephen Spinella during a performance of “The Velocity of Autumn,” at the Booth Theatre in New York. (AP Photo/Polk & Co., Joan Marcus) NEW YORK (AP) — Not many old...

  • Obamas and friends take in dinner and play in NYC

    April 12, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    President Barack Obama, left, shakes hands with audience members as Spike Lee, center, and Rev. Al Sharpton stand by at the National Action Network conference Friday, April 11, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/The Daily News, Julia Xanthos, Pool) NEW YORK (AP)...

  • Sebelius resigns after health care rollout fiasco

    April 10, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Monday, March 4, 2013, file photo, Wal-Mart Foundation President Sylvia Mathews Burwell stands on stage in the East Room of the White House in Washington, as President Barack Obama announced he would nominate Burwell to head the Budget...

  • Climate changes to result in bird, reptile shifts

    April 9, 2014 • Business, State NewsComments Off

    This undated image provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows a pinyon jay. The U.S. Geological Survey and researchers from the University of New Mexico and Northern Arizona University released a report this week that takes a closer look at some of the...

  • New Mexico awarded $10M for rural schools

    April 6, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is one of dozens of states to share more than $300 million of federal funding for rural schools, road maintenance and other county projects. The payments will come from the U.S. Forest Service and will include money for...

  • 2 legendary stars play ‘Game of Thrones’ in-laws

    April 3, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This image released by HBO shows Charles Dance in a scene from “Game of Thrones.” The fourth season premieres Sunday at 9p.m. EST on HBO. (AP Photo/HBO, Helen Sloan) NEW YORK (AP) — Like every “Game of Thrones” fan, Charles Dance was...