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Monday, December 19, 2011

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international news





Kim Jong Il, the 70-year-old leader of North Korea, who had become increasingly ill and reclusive in recent years, died on Sunday.
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Kim Jong Il, the 70-year-old leader of North Korea, who had become increasingly ill and reclusive in recent years, died on Sunday.
 
 
KOSPI Slides on News of Kim Jong-il's Death. The market's key large-cap stocks tumbled across the board, with big losses from Samsung Electronics, the world's No.1 memory chip maker (and the largest stock on the KOSPI) and LG Display, the world's No.2 flat panel maker.
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Asian shares were off to a weak start on Monday as European leaders struggled to convince markets that they will be able to tackle the sovereign debt crisis and avert a global credit crunch.
 
 
Computer programmers have built software that makes computers capable of increasingly creative tasks. They can do everything from write fiction novels to design snack foods. But whether it's truly creative remains a subject for debate.
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Computer programmers have built software that makes computers capable of increasingly creative tasks. They can do everything from write fiction novels to design snack foods. But whether it's truly creative remains a subject for debate.
 
 
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The last U.S. soldiers rolled out of Iraq across the border to neighboring Kuwait at daybreak Sunday, whooping, fist bumping and hugging each other in a burst of joy and relief.
 
 
 

National News





A 2011 Pow Wow Retrospective Via The Incredible Portraits of Diego James Robles: Part III

Article here…
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Top House Republicans rebelled Sunday against a bipartisan, Senate-approved bill extending payroll tax cuts and jobless benefits for two months, reigniting a politically fueled holiday-season clash that had seemed all but doused.
 
 
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Like many veterans of the unpopular war, the military’s departure from Iraq has stirred mixed emotions for the veterans in the White House. It’s surreal, they say. Bittersweet. A moment of contemplation.
 
The magazine's only black correspondent resigned.
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Journal-isms: Steven Gray is leaving the news magazine. Plus: When Hitchens debated Sharpton.
 
 
 

New Mexico News





Northeast NM (Raton, Las Vegas, Clayton, Santa Rosa & Tucumcari) will be going under a Blizzard Warning! Winter Storm Warnings & Winter Weather Advisories for much of the rest of the state including ABQ, Santa Fe and the East Mountains. Lots to update you on. See you at 10pm. - Joe
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By Heath Haussamen • News • After surveying New Mexico voters recently, a left-leaning polling company says President Barack Obama’s re-election chances in the state look good.
 
 
‎'Tis the Season for countdowns, and it's no different here at NMiF. So, what topics come in on our list as the 10th and 9th biggest stories of the year? Find out by watching the clip, and weigh in with your thoughts!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iKeF8tdKo18
 
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The Line starts in on the top ten stories of 2011. 
 
 
 
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More than 6 inches of snow is expected over much of the northeast highlands, east-central and northeast plains and winds gusts could hit 40 mph.
 
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By Emanuele Corso • Commentary • What bothers me most about the current war against public education is that it is a-historical. It is as if schools suddenly went bad a few months ago or coincidentally with Jeb Bush needing something to keep himself busy when his term of office in Florida expired.
 
It's a beautiful, sunny day here in Albuquerque. We hope you had a chance to get out and enjoy it! As a reminder, we've extended our recipe contest through tomorrow at noon. Be sure to submit your holiday favorite! Happy Sunday.
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Calling all food lovers! Have a favorite holiday recipe that you plan to make this season? We want to hear it! The Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau is seeking your best New Mexican-inspired holiday recipe (think tamales, green chile, blue corn, bizcochitos, etc.).
 
 
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Standing outside the Albuquerque Public Schools headquarters on Sunday a new anti-bullying coalition said it wants change.
 
 
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The federal Homeland Security and Justice departments have been quietly sending in more federal agents throughout New Mexico at the request of cash-strapped police and sheriffs' departments.
 
 
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The New Mexico Retiree Health Care Authority is considering setting a minimum retirement age before health care subsidies becomes available.
 
 
Thousand Kites project on KUNM tonight.
alibi.comThe United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world. About 2.3 million citizens are in prison or jail, according to the Bureau of Justice. On Sunday, 89.9 KUNM will broadcast a special where family members and inmates from around the country—and New Mexico
 
 
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Andrew Orrell, who headed up a site study for the Sandia National Lab in New Mexico, says it would be premature for anyone to worry about their neighborhood becoming a potential high-level waste site.
 
 
 
 
 

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

international news





A mysterious epidemic is sweeping Central America – it’s the second biggest cause of death among men in El Salvador, and in Nicaragua it’s a bigger killer of men than HIV and diabetes combined. It’s unexplained but the latest theory is that the victims are literally working themselves to death
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In Central America's sugarcane field, more and more workers are coming down with a disease that shuts down their kidneys. Researchers are struggling for a cause. Chemicals on the fields? Heat? Overwork? No one knows

The search for the elusive Higgs boson particle, also known as the God particle, continues. Despite hints and indications, scientists at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, the European Center for Nuclear Research, announced that the elusive particle had not been conclusively found.
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Scientists and Switzerland have come close to proving the existence of the Higgs boson, but so far they don't have the evidence they need to make a conclusive finding.

Iran refused a formal request to return an unmanned surveillance drone that was captured by its military earlier this month. Instead, Iranian officials insisted the U.S. apologize for invading its airspace.
www.thetakeaway.org
 
The Iranian government refused a formal request by the U.S. on Tuesday to return an unmanned surveillance drone that was captured by Iran's military earlier this month. Instead, Iranian officials insisted the U.S. apologize for invading its airspace. 

National News





FAIR intern John Knefel arrested for covering an Occupy Wall Street protest. "He didn’t produce an official press pass, so that means he was resisting arrest," an NYPD officer explained.
www.salon.com

Hardware superstore Lowe's has decided to pull its advertising from TLC's "All-American Muslim" after protests from a Christian group. What do you think of Lowe's decision?
www.thetakeaway.org
 
Last month The Takeaway spoke about "All-American Muslim," TLC's latest reality show. We spoke with one of the actors just days before the show went on air. The show has now been on air for a month. 

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has, for the first time, confirmed what critics of fracking, a controversial natural gas drilling practice, have long suspected: fracking can contaminate drinking water supplies.
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The Environmental Protection Agency conducted a three-year study of wells in Wyoming near sites where hydraulic fracking has been conducted and found extensive contamination and a possible link to the the fracking process.
 


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New Mexico News





Join us at the upcoming Democracy School in ABQ, NM (or at a location near you)! http://www.celdf.org/section.php?id=33
 
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We offer Democracy Schools across the country. Below are schools that are currently scheduled. To register for a school, please contact the person listed for that particular school. 

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By Heath Haussamen • News • A controversial land development that in 2007 helped spark the progressive takeover of the Las Cruces City Council isn’t going to happen.
 
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It is not your everyday purchase if you are in the marketing department at The University of New Mexico. Three weeks ago the marketing heads purchased two porn website domain names at $200 a pop.
 
 
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The latest winter storm is making its way across New Mexico, bringing rain to Albuquerque and snow to the higher elevations in western and northern portions of the state. > Check current road conditions > Check current weather conditions
 
 
Here are our top five recipes to take the bite out of winter!
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Our picks for the best seasonal recipes featured in New Mexico Magazine
 
 
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By Heath Haussamen • News • New Mexico led the nation in drug overdose deaths in 2008, but the state Office of the Medical Investigator is “hiding” autopsy reports that might shed light on the deaths, the EspaƱola-based Rio Grande SUN is reporting.
 
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A veteran employee of New Mexico's largest metropolitan detention center who is facing charges of taking bribes is scheduled to appear in court.
 
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By Pete Campos • Commentary • The upcoming legislative session provides us a great opportunity to close the loophole that allows out-of-state corporations to avoid paying state income tax, restore some fairness to our tax code, and boost the spending power of New Mexico families.
 
 
ICYMI: Congressional Candidate Dan Lewis Interview.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPerUuMahVI
 
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Republican congressional candidate Dan Lewis talks about his effort to re-take New Mexico's 1st Congressional District.
 
 
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A coalition of elected officials, environmentalists and labor unions is urging New Mexico's congressional leaders to throw their support behind reauthorization of a federal jobs bill that could mean millions of dollars for water system improvements.
 
 
Find out green tips for your business THIS WEDNESDAY!!!!
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Drug Enforcement Agents said prescription medications are the new gateway drug for teens
 
 
 

Gallup area news





Heres an awesome photo from the Chuska Mountains this foggy and cold morning.
If you are preplexed about gift giving for those "who have everything"...we would be very grateful to receive a donation gift in the name of your friend or family member...because the animals at the shelter are those "who have nothing". Thank you for remembering the Gallup McKinley County Humane Society
 
 
KUYI Hopi Public Radio added 4 new photos to the album Public Safety Information.
 
 
BREAKING NEWS: Grants, Gallup schools closing at 1:30 [ http://dlvr.it/109YdS
 
]: Heavy snow is causing officials to shut down Gallup and Grants schools Monday at 1:30. Stay with KOB Eyewitness News 4 for news on this developing weather story. - More: http://kob.com/ 
An Arizona artist makes cool collages out of junk mail.
www.schimmelart.com
 
‎"My work reflects our society's obsession with beauty through advertising - and the endless images that bombard us daily. It is a purposeful intermix of images derived from advertising and thousands of incongruent pieces - images and text - from advertising that arrives through my mailbox. 
 
 
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Police are worried about I-40 freezing up toward Grants and Gallup. > Check current road conditions > Check current weather conditions
 
Window Rock Weather

Overcast
Temperature: 31°F (-1°C)
Humidity: 96%
...See More
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Today: Snow. High near 37. South wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
 
 
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A PED report leveled numerous claims against the Central Consolidated School District, including that superintendent, Don Levinski, promoted and demoted employees under questionable circumstances.