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Navajo court building reopens after car run-in

October 19, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

SHIPROCK, N.M. (AP) — The Navajo Nation’s courthouse in Shiprock has reopened after a vehicle ran into the front entrance. Judicial spokeswoman Karen Francis says the building reopened Thursday morning, a day after it was damaged by a car. However, all Shiprock Judicial Court hearings scheduled for this week have been postponed. People heading to...

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NM shooting range to hold coyote killing contest

October 19, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A shooting range and gun store is scheduled to hold a two-day contest to see who can kill the most coyotes in New Mexico. KOB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/RXlQi3) that Calibers Shooting Sports Center in Albuquerque is set to hold the...

Shiprock to get its first hotel

October 19, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — The town of Shiprock will finally be able to offer visitors a place to stay. The Daily Times (http://bit.ly/RbivML) reports the Shiprock Chapter announced earlier this week its approval of a 25-year lease for the construction of a...

Legislator says NMSU president’s payout illegal

October 19, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico lawmaker says the payout to former New Mexico State University President Barbara Couture violates the state Constitution. KRQE-TV (http://bit.ly/U6zmo4) reports Republican Rep. Bill Rehm, in a letter sent to the state...

Overnight storms swat Southeast; 7 hurt in Miss.

October 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This NOAA satellite image taken Thursday, Oct. 17, 2012 at 1:45 a.m. EDT shows a line of strong and severe thunderstorms along a cold front moving into the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys. A warm front extends across the northern Great Lakes to New York with areas...

Diplomats: EU chiefs agree on bank supervisor

October 19, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, center, looks at Director General of Business Europe Philippe de Buck during a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012. European leaders are gathering again in Brussels to...

Tigers rout Yankees 8-1 for 4-game ALCS sweep

October 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Detroit Tigers’ Phil Coke gives himself a celebratory dousing in the locker room after his team won Game 4 of the American League championship series 8-1, against the New York Yankees, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, in Detroit. The Tigers move on to the World...

APNewsBreak: Suspect’s family shocked at NY plot

October 19, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Grandmother, left, and aunt of Bangladeshi Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis weep in his home in the Jatrabari neighborhood in north Dhaka, Bangladesh, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012. The FBI arrested 21-year-old Nafis on Wednesday after he tried to detonate a...

Minn. man convicted of aiding Somalia terror group

October 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

U.S. Attorney B. Todd Jones talks with reporters after a federal jury in Minneapolis on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 convicted Mahamud Said Omar on all five terrorism-related charges of helping send young men through a terrorist pipeline from Minnesota to Somalia....

Protests as Ireland’s 1st abortion clinic opens

October 19, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A protester opposed to abortion holds a placard outside the Marie Stopes clinic in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Thursday, 18, 2012. The first abortion clinic on the island of Ireland has opened in Belfast, sparking protests by Christian conservatives from both...