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Carlsbad seeks federal funds for homeless shelter

October 20, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Carlsbad city officials are going after money from the federal government to help the southeastern New Mexico community address the lack of services of homeless families and individuals. The Carlsbad Current-Argus reports (http://bit.ly/ZB4AYY) the City Council recently approved a resolution to seek a federal community grant worth...

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Enrollment decrease leads to NMSU spending cuts

October 20, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A decline in fall enrollment has left New Mexico State University with less revenue. NMSU President Garrey Carruthers says university leaders spent the last few weeks meeting with stakeholders from colleges and departments across...

Police: Woman arrested in crash faced prior DWI

October 20, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say a 20-year-old woman is facing vehicular homicide charges after she struck and killed a motorcyclist who was stopped at red light. Police spokesman Tanner Tixier says alcohol and speed appear to be a factor in...

Manning breaks Favre’s mark with 509th TD pass

October 20, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning throws his 509th career touchdown pass to set the all time record during the first half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Denver. Manning has broken Brett Favre’s...

US airdrops arms to Kurds in Syrian town of Kobani

October 20, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Smoke from a fire rises following a strike in Kobani, Syria, during fighting between Syrian Kurds and the militants of Islamic State group, as seen from a hilltop on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. Kobani, also known...

At rallies, Obama casts 2014 as key for his legacy

October 20, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama delivers remarks during a campaign rally for Gov. Pat Quinn, D-Ill., at Chicago State University on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) CHICAGO (AP) — Marching onto the campaign trail for the first time this year,...

Expelled Nazis paid millions in Social Security

October 20, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

This July 28, 2014, photo shows Jakob Denzinger’s portrait on the tombstone of his empty grave in Cepin eastern Croatia. Denzinger is among dozens of death camp guards and suspected Nazi war criminals who collected millions of dollars in Social Security...

Marine accused in Philippine killing tests US ties

October 20, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

CORRECTS LAST NAME OF MOTHER TO LAUDE – In this Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 photo, Julita Laude, mother of killed transgender Jennifer Laude, talks to reporters during a rally near the USS Peleliu, where U.S. Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton is said to be...

On the road to find the world’s funniest person

October 20, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 20, 2006, file photo, Jamie Masada, owner of the venerable Hollywood nightclub The Laugh Factory, speaks at the club in West Hollywood, Calif. It was this summer and Israeli-Palestinian tensions were at the highest they’d been...

Police hunt for clues near where Va. remains found

October 20, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

A road closed sign blocks traffic as authorities search a rural area where human remains were discovered in Albermarle County, Va., Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. Investigators also interviewed residents in the area Sunday, and forensic teams combed the sides of a...