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  • Alabama Wins Second Straight BCS Championship
  • Today in History for January 8th
  • 10 things to know for Tuesday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:

    1. NOMINEE FOR DEFENSE A POSSIBLE TRAILBLAZER

    If confirmed, Chuck Hagel would the first enlisted soldier and first Vietnam vet to head the Pentagon.

    2. CARNAGE IN COLO. MOVIE HOUSE RECALLED DURING HEARING

    "After I saw what I saw in the theater — horrific — I didn't want anyone else to die," says one officer who ferried the wounded to a hospital.

    3. CHURCH SEES RISK IN VENEZUELA

    Uncertainty over Chavez's health makes for a potentially dangerous and violent situation, Catholic leaders warn.

    4. A RAY OF HOPE IN HEALTH CARE

    Americans kept their medical spending in check for three years in a row.

  • Teen Accused of Plotting to Bomb Classmates

    An eastern Alabama high school student faces an attempted assault charge after authorities say he planned to use homemade explosives in a terrorist attack on fellow students at his school.

  • Today in History for January 7th
  • 10 things to know for Monday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about Monday:

    1. WHO MAY FACE A CONFIRMATION FIGHT

    Obama nominates Chuck Hagel for defense chief, but Republicans say they'll oppose the former GOP senator and Vietnam vet.

    2. HOW ASSAD CASTS HIS REGIME AFTER THIS WAR

    The Syrian leader lays out a peace plan that keeps himself in power.

    3. WHAT NEW FISCAL CHALLENGE CONCERNS MCCONNELL

    The top GOP senator suggests a crippling default on U.S. loans may be possible without deep spending cuts.

    4. AURORA SHOOTINGS HEARING TO GET UNDER WAY

    The suspect in the Colorado movie theater killings returns to court for what might be the closest thing to a trial victims and their families will see.

  • Defensive Struggle Looms in BCS Championship
  • 4 Dead After Police Standoff at a Colo. Townhome
  • Today in History for Jan. 6
  • Enloe wins Spirit of the West award

    Another year has come and gone and the Community Asset Awards are going strong.

    The Juvenile Justice Advisory Board, through the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce and Assets In Action, topped another year of good deeds with a variety of recognitions from the fourth annual ceremony.

    The gala was at the Betty Ehart Senior Center, with the help of Los Alamos County Administrator Harry Burgess.

    Burgess, along with Los Alamos Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Gene Schmidt, kicked off the evening with an acknowledgement from America's Promise Alliance and ING, for claiming the title of one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People.

    State Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard attended the festivities and presented the trophy on behalf of Jordan LaPier, senior director for the 100 Best Communities program.

    The America's Promise Alliance Representative, sent along these kind words, relayed by Garcia Richard to those in attendance.

    “America’s Promise Alliance and the ING Foundation are thrilled to recognize Los Alamos County for the second time as one of the nation’s 100 Best Communities for Young People. Congratulations to everyone working hard to make youth the first priority in Los Alamos,” LaPier said in a written statement.