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  • Human treats poison to pets

    There are a number of things around your house that can be deadly to your cats and dogs, some you may know, and some may be surprising. Some are even in your kitchen cabinets and refrigerator. Dr. Dorothy Black, clinical assistant professor at the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (CVM), shares some enlightening information about common food items that may be toxic to your pet.
    According to Dr. Black, the following foods can be particularly dangerous to cats and dogs.

  • Topes Notes 07-27-12

    Express takes 3-2 win
    The Albuquerque Isotopes managed just two runs Thursday off Round Rock pitchers Zach Jackson and Yoshinori Tateyama, falling 3-2 on the road.
    Jackson (4-12) scattered six hits over 7-2/3 innings to pick up the victory for Round Rock. Albuquerque couldn’t provide much support for starting pitcher Will Savage (10-4), who pitched seven strong innings.
    Thursday’s loss, combined with an extra-innings win by Oklahoma City over Iowa, ties the two teams for the top spot in the PCL American Southern division.

  • WAC head coaches vote Aggies fourth

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The New Mexico State University Aggie football team has been selected to finish fourth in the 2012 Western Athletic Conference football coaches poll and fifth in the media polls, released Thursday at the WAC Football Media Days.

    The Aggies received 22 points in the coaches' poll and 95 points in the media poll.

    In 2011, the Aggies were picked to finish eighth by the coaches and in the media poll, NMSU finished the 2011 campaign with a 4-9 overall record and 2-5 conference record. This is the highest preseason ranking in both polls for the Aggies since they joined the WAC in 2005.

  • Lobo football picked to finish last

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Lobo coach Bob Davie addressed a portion of the Mountain West media Tuesday, saying "the past doesn't have to dictate the future."

    However, the past that saw the University of New Mexico win three games in three seasons surely was a consideration for the media at the Mountain West Football Media Day, which picked the Lobos to finish last in the 10-team MW race of 2012.

    "I think it's a factor that we haven't performed well in the past," said Lobo quarterback B.R. Holbrook.

  • LA City golf championship is this weekend at LAGC

    The defending men’s and women’s Los Alamos City champions will be back to defend their crowns this weekend.
    Tami Martinson and Curt Norman are both expected to compete in the Los Alamos City Championship tournament. The tournament starts Saturday morning and continues through Sunday at Los Alamos Golf Course.
    Both Martinson, who has won three consecutive City championships and Norman, who has won two straight, are both favored again this year, but they will face plenty of competition in their quest to continue their streaks.

  • Kinkead, Kluegel tie for first

    All of the top predictions in this week’s Pace Race were doubled up.
    The Pace Race is a weekly event hosted by the Atomic City Roadrunners. Participants in the weekly race, the most recent of which was Tuesday on American Springs Road, predict their finishing times for the 1- and 3-mile courses.
    Sue Kinkead and Lynn Kluegel both tied for the best adjusted prediction error, finishing 24 seconds off.
    The next-best predictions were made by Dara McKinney and Christie Kelly, who finished 28 seconds off, while Katie Gattiker and Bob Edgar both had predictions that were 33 seconds off.
    The fastest finisher on the 1-mile course was Daniel Romero, who completed his run in 6 minutes, 24 seconds. Holly Trellue had a finish time of 12:39.

  • US economic growth slows to 1.5 pct. rate in Q2

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of just 1.5 percent from April through June, as Americans cut back sharply on spending. The slowdown in growth adds to worries that the economy could be stalling three years after the recession ended.

    The Commerce Department also said Friday that the economy grew a little better than previously thought in the January-March quarter. It raised its estimate to a 2 percent rate, up from 1.9 percent.

  • NM company's athletic tape used by Olympians

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque-based Kinesio Holding Co. has never paid an athlete to wear its therapeutic tape. It doesn't need to.

    Serena Williams, David Beckham and Rory McIlroy are just a few of the pros seen wearing the product pioneered by chiropractor and company advisory director Kenzo Kase, a Tokyo native who splits time between Japan and Albuquerque.

    And those athletes will have plenty of company over the next two weeks. Kinesio has donated more than 6,000 feet of its Kinesio Tex Gold tape and another 300 pre-cut pieces to the U.S. Olympic Committee for its competition in London.

  • Today in History for July 27th
  • Troubled NM finance authority plans to scale back loans

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Cities, counties and other local governments could find it harder to get low-cost loans from the New Mexico Finance Authority during the next several months because of fallout from a scandal over a fake audit of the agency's finances.

    The authority's governing board reviewed a proposal Thursday for limiting a loan program that finances projects such as sewers, roads and other infrastructure in communities.