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FAA announces funding for new Taos runway

October 7, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

TAOS, N.M. (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded more than $1 million to help design a new runway at the airport in Taos and install a system to monitor overflights of cultural sites in the area. The money from the FAA’s airport improvement program will be used to begin designs for a new [&hellip...

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Officer hurt in crash at Balloon Fiesta

October 7, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque police motorcycle officer has been injured in a crash while he was working at the annual Balloon Fiesta. Police spokesman Sgt. Donovan Olvera says the injuries to Sgt. Todd Mock are not life-threatening. Mock was on...

High winds cancel NM Balloon Fiesta launch

October 7, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

In this Oct. 8, 2011 photo, hot air balloons are shown at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta before take off. The 41st annual event is set to begin Saturday and is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of spectators from around the country and the...

Panetta: Syria clash with Turkey may escalate

October 6, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta attends a ceremony at army headquarters in Lima, Peru, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012. Panetta is in Lima on an official visit for one day. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia) MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — The continued exchange of artillery...

Some of Sandusky’s jurors hoping for life sentence

October 6, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Joshua Harper, of State College, Pa., a member of the Jerry Sandusky jury, stands in front of the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa., on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. Harper, who has bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Penn State, said that he...

Extradited terrorism suspects appear in US courts

October 6, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

In this courtroom drawing, defense attorneys Sabrina Shroff and Jerrod Thompson Hicks represent accused terrorist Abu Hamza al- Masri, center, before magistrate judge Franklin Maas in Manhattan federal court, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, in New York. Abu Hamza...

Israeli jets down drone that entered airspace

October 6, 2012 • World NewsComments (0)

This image made from video released by the Israeli Defense Forces shows the downing of a drone that entered Israeli airspace in southern Israel, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012. Israeli jets scrambled to intercept a drone that crossed into Israeli airspace Saturday...

Calif. gas prices hit all-time high

October 6, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Rudy Rocha delivers gas to a Costco gas station in Tustin, Calif., Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. A 20-cent jump overnight in California gas prices has put the state ahead of Hawaii for the nation’s most expensive gas. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) LOS ANGELES (AP) —...

Congressman calls evolution lie from ‘pit of hell’

October 6, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, July 2, 2008 file photo, 10th Congressional District Republican candidate Rep. Paul Broun speaks on the set of Georgia Public television in Atlanta. The Georgia representative said in videotaped remarks on Sept. 27, 2012 that...

Hugh Hambric teaches competitive marksmanship, tells students to have fun

October 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Hugh Hambric demonstrates one of the shooting positions those who compete must learn. He’s in his second year as collegiate team rifle coach at NMMI. Chaunte’l Powell Photo Hugh Hambric said that while he may grow old, he’ll never grow up. He’s spent...