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Turkey: Syrian plane was carrying ammunition

October 12, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 photo, a Free Syrian Army fighter hurls a grenade at Syrian Army positions in the Karmal Jabl district of Aleppo, Syria. (AP Photo/ Manu Brabo) ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Escalating tensions with Russia, Turkey defended its forced landing of a Syrian passenger jet en route from Moscow to Damascus, [&hellip...

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Mailing a letter to cost a penny more next year

October 12, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Dec. 5, 2011, photo, a customer places first class stamps on envelopes at a U.S. Post Office in San Jose, Calif. It’ll cost another penny to mail a letter in 2013. The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service said Thursday that it will...

FBI seeks help in finding missing Colorado girl

October 12, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Police search near the 9800 block of Alkire St. on the west side of Stanley Lake in Arvada, Colo., during the ongoing search for missing 10-year-old Jessica Ridgeway on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012. Police are not saying whether a body found in Pattridge Park on...

Ski Apache adds 8-passenger gondola

October 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ski Apache will begin its 51st year with style. The ski resort opens Thanksgiving Day, and boasts $15 million worth of renovations and additions. One of those additions is the brand new Doppelmayr Gondola. The eight-passenger gondola is the only passenger...

Daredevil will try again Sunday

October 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Red Bull Stratos team members Don Day, Col. Joe Kittinger, Art Thompson and Andy Walshe answer questions at the Stratos media center in Roswell, Wednesday. Noah Vernau Photo The next window for Red Bull Stratos to launch Austrian skydiver Felix...

Wanted Mexican gray wolf on the run in NM captured

October 11, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A female Mexican gray wolf wanted for killing too many cows in southwestern New Mexico was captured Wednesday following an extensive search, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced. The agency said that federal trappers finally...

New Mexico gov. vows to comply with federal ID law

October 11, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Republican Gov. Susana Martinez asked a federal agency on Wednesday whether there will be another extension of a looming deadline to comply with a nationwide law imposing security standards for driver’s licenses. In a letter to...

Agencies: Prairie chicken population dwindling

October 11, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this April 5, 2011 photo, a male prairie chicken displays his best in the Flint Hills in Greenwood County, Kan. Wildlife officials say the lesser prairie chicken is not endangered but is in need of a better managed habitat. (AP Photo/The...

NM animal welfare worker left dog in city van

October 11, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque Animal Welfare worker is under investigation for leaving a dog in a city van for two days. KRQE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/QdFuql) that Kennel Supervisor Mary Soto says the animal was left on the transport vehicle...

NM mayor resigns over ‘discriminatory’ gov’t

October 11, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

RATON, N.M. (AP) — A mayor of a northern New Mexico city has resigned over what he calls is the city’s “discriminatory” form of government against Hispanic residents. Raton Mayor Charles Starkovich said in a letter Wednesday that he was...