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FAA: 2 dead after small plane hits NM power lines

March 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

BELEN, N.M. (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says a small plane has crashed outside of Belen after striking power lines, and is not a long missing plane as initially reported. FAA spokesman Lynn Lunsord said the single-engine Legacy 2000 plane struck power lines early Thursday morning 19 miles west of Socorro just after taking [&hellip...

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NKorea nuclear envoy to visit US on heels of deal

March 2, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this Feb. 11, 2012 photo, residents walk past posters with popular slogans illustrating North Korea’s main policies, on a street in Pyongyang, North Korea. From left to right, they read “Let’s march toward a military first...

Obama touts foreign policy to raise campaign cash

March 2, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama walks off of Air Force One after arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport, Thursday, March 1, 2012. Obama will be speaking at four campaign fundraiser events while in New York City. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) NEW YORK (AP) —...

Conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart dies in LA

March 2, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In a Saturday July 31, 2010 file photo, conservative media publisher and activist Andrew Breitbart speaks to the audience at the “Uni-Tea” Tea Party rally at Independence Mall in Philadelphia. Breitbart, who was behind investigations...

Coach praised after Ohio school shooting speaks

March 2, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Holly Walczak talks about her son Nick’s recovery during a news conference Thursday, March 1, 2012 in Eastlake, Ohio, where family members of three of the shooting victims addressed the media concerning Monday’s shooting. Demetrius Hewlin, 16,...

CA snow exceeds forecast, but too little too late

March 2, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A snow blower clears a road after an overnight storm dropped several inches of snow near Echo Summit Calif., Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012. Despite recent storms which brought much needed snow to the Sierra Nevada, the California Department of Water Resources snow...

Criticism grows over NYPD's Muslim spying

March 2, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Fatima Kutty of Long Island, N.Y., a New York University senior, gathered with other students, faculty and clergy on the NYU campus Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012 to discuss the recent discovery of surveillance by the New York Police Department on Muslim...

Guatemala judge denies ex-dictator's amnesty claim

March 2, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Guatemala’s former dictator Efrain Rios Montt, left, listens to a public prosecutor, center, during his hearing in Guatemala City, Thursday March 1, 2012. Montt’s attempt to shield himself from genocide charges was denied on Thursday by a judge...

Johnny G’s annual prison visit Saturday, Sunday

March 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Although it’s been about 35 years since this community organizer started visiting local prisons with a message of hope, this year’s event is also set to mark a tragic day in New Mexico’s history. Johnny Gonzales, of the Community Volunteer Program, said...

Scam targets Skype users

March 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

The New Mexico Attorney General’s Office issued a scam alert, Thursday, about the newest scam which has targeted customers of Skype. The scam tells the victim that he or she qualifies for a government grant. A similar scam is circulating on land lines. The...