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  • Odd: NM woman loses finger over alleged $80 debt

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque woman says a man cut off her little finger, claiming she owed one of them $80.

    KOB television reports police were looking for two men in connection with the incident.

    The woman told police she called two men to give her a ride from Sandia Casino on Friday.

    She says they took her to Albuquerque apartment, then threw her into the trunk of a car and drove her to the mountains.

    There, she was told to sit on a rock.

  • Libya army transport deal frozen after US approval

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In the months before Libyans revolted and President Barack Obama told leader Moammar Gadhafi to go, the U.S. government was moving to do business with his regime on an increasing scale by quietly approving a $77 million dollar deal to deliver at least 50 refurbished armored troop carriers to the dictator's military.

  • Twister victims focus on cleanup, left-behind pets--video included

     

    RAYNE, La. (AP) — As the storm roared over Pauline Patton's apartment, she peered out the window and saw something she wasn't ready for: A funnel cloud. Suddenly, the power went out. Rainwater poured through the ceiling. And as everything went black, she heard what sounded like a bomb exploding overhead.

  • Secretary of transportation confirmed


    SANTA FE — The Senate has confirmed Alvin Dominguez as secretary of the Department of Transportation.
    Dominguez was named to the post by Gov. Susana Martinez.
    He has worked for the state transportation agency since 1995, and before that worked as field engineer for the city of Roswell. Dominguez was manager of the department’s south region design center in Las Cruces before being appointed as cabinet secretary.

  • Construction Zone 03-06-11

    Public Works Projects:
    For more information about the projects listed below, please e-mail lacpw@lacnm.us or call 662-8150.

    Diamond Drive
    Phase 4, 2011:

  • Supporting the summer concerts

    Members of the community turned out at the Best Western Hilltop House Friday night to support this years’ Los Alamos Summer Concert Series. Participants sampled hors d’oeuvres, bidded on items in a silent auction and listened to the Red Elvises perform.

  • Update 3-6-11

    PEEC offers new class

    “Exploring the World - Travel journals, artist journals and nature journals” workshop is set for 5:30-7:30 p.m. March 10, 17 and 24 at the Pajarito Environmental Education Center.

     

    UNM-LA Board

    The UNM-LA Advisory Board will hold its regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the UNM-LA Lecture Hall. The new Advisory Board members will be sworn in.   

    School Board meeting

  • LA physician aims to change business model

    Fleeing Hungary with their 4-month-old daughter and 18-month-old son in their arms, Los Alamos pediatrician Tom Csanadi’s parents escaped the 1956 historic uprising and made their way to the United States.

    An estimated 30,000 people died in that spontaneous nationwide revolt against the government of the People’s Republic of Hungary and its Soviet-imposed policies.

  • Obama appeals for budget deal

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says he’s willing to make deeper spending cuts if Congress can compromise on a budget deal that would end the threat of a government shutdown.

  • Then and now: 50 years of the Peace Corps

    Maddy Tiee and her husband Paul Levy of Los Alamos don’t have what many would consider a typical job. 

    He doesn’t wear neckties, and she doesn’t sit in a cubicle hands poised on a keyboard.