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Man suspected of threats faces weapons charge

September 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy is stationed at Arroyo Seco Junior High School in the Valencia neighborhood of Santa Clarita, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. Eric Yee, accused of posting comments on ESPN’s website saying he was watching kids and wouldn’t mind killing them, was in jail Tuesday on $1 million bail after he [&hellip...

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Groups protest Ariz. immigration law’s enforcement

September 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

From left to right, Beatrice Jernigan, Raquel Mamani, and Andie Flores hold up protest signs as they smile after getting cars to honk their horns, as they join dozens who rally in front of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement building, a day after a...

Tax penalty to hit nearly 6M uninsured people

September 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this March 28, 2012 file photo, supporters of health care reform rally in front of the Supreme Court in Washington on the final day of arguments regarding the health care law signed by President Barack Obama. Congressional budget analysts are...

Justice Dept faulted in gun-trafficking operation

September 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Kent Terry Sr., father of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry, and Richard “Rick” Barlow, chief patrol agent of the Tucson sector, share a quiet moment during the dedication ceremony for a new station named after Brian Terry, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012...

Romney’s comments ripple across battleground map

September 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney participates in a Univision “Meet the Candidates” forum with Jorge Ramos and Maria Elena Salinas in Coral Gables, Fla., Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles...

Pot could be tax windfall, but skeptics abound

September 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A caregiver picks out a marijuana bud for a patient at a marijuana dispensary in Denver on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. Colorado, Oregon and Washington could become the first to legalize marijuana this fall. All three state are asking voters to decide whether...

After teachers strike, doubts about implications

September 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Students gather outside Benjamin E. Mays Academy , Wednesday morning, Sept. 19, 2012 in Chicago, after Chicago teachers voted to suspend their first strike in 25 years. Union delegates voted overwhelmingly Tuesday night to suspend the walkout after discussing...

New French cartoons inflame prophet film tensions

September 20, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Hezbollah supporters carry banners and wave Iranian and Hezbollah flags along Syrians holding pictures of Syrian President Bashar Assad during a march organized by Hezbollah denouncing an anti-Islam film that has provoked a week of unrest in Muslim countries...

Xcel offers lighting switch help

September 19, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

When after 48 years of business Danny Fulkerson moved his longtime plumbing and heating shop across the street into the old Chevy dealership, he knew he needed to make several upgrades to the building, particularly when it came to its old lighting system. He...

Truck hauling road paint crashes in NM forest

September 19, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — Police say the driver of a tractor-trailer rig that was hauling road striping paint was injured when his truck tumbled about 200 feet down a mountainside near Los Alamos. The driver, identified as 51-year-old Francisco Maes of...