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Author archives: PFischer

  • 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...

  • UN chief: Putin promised no new moves in Ukraine

    March 29, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, speaks to the media, Friday, March, 28, 2014 at U.N. Headquarters. The Secretary General said that Russian President Vladimir Putin assured him that he had no intention of making another military move into Ukraine...

  • Missing passenger jet roils Malaysian politics

    March 20, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    A woman pushes her baby cart in front of the messages board for passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines plane at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia, Wednesday, March 19, 2014. New radar data from Thailand gave Malaysian investigators...

  • Designer Scott, girlfriend of Jagger, found dead

    March 18, 2014 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this May 19, 2013 file photo, actress and jury member Nicole Kidman wears an embroidered L’Wren Scott dress for the screening of the film “Inside Llewyn Davis” at the 66th international film festival, in Cannes. Scott, a...

  • Ellen’s Oscar celeb selfie a landmark media moment

    March 3, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    Kevin Spacey, from left, Angelina Jolie, Julia Roberts, Brad Pitt, Jennifer Lawrence, Ellen Degeneres and Jared Leto join other celebrities for a “selfie” during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by...

  • Snow, ice send South’s flagship city reeling

    January 29, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    Richard Uzoma returns to his car after he lost control and abandoned it overnight along with other vehicles which couldn’t traverse the ice build up on Peachtree Industrial Blvd. Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, in Norcross, Ga. Uzoma said it took him 12 hours...

  • Afghan attack deadliest of war for foreign workers

    January 18, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    Afghan civilians watch a damaged vehicle following the Friday’s suicide attack and shooting in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a Kabul restaurant filled with foreigners and affluent Afghans, while...

  • Lawmaker proposes bill on replacing Navajo speaker

    January 16, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Newly proposed legislation in the Navajo Nation Council sets up a process for appointing a replacement for Speaker Johnny Naize if he is removed from office. The bill on naming a successor is sponsored by council Delegate Alton Joe...