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Today's News

  • LA’s Ealey shatters shot put mark

    ALBUQUERQUE — The Los Alamos Hilltopper girls track and field phenom Chase Ealey once again cemented her place in prep history this morning.

    Ealey, a senior, shattered her own record this morning at the Class 4A state track and field meet in the shot put. Ealey, in her next-to-last throw of the day, tossed 47 feet, 3 inches.

    The throw blasted the mark she set in 2011 of 42-3 1/4.

  • Ohio Rep. pushes funding move

    More details have emerged from the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) after it marked up the FY 2013 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) when it comes to the Chemistry and Metallurgy Research Replacement Nuclear Facility.

    Rep. Mike Turner (R-Ohio) submitted two amendments. The first of them would appropriate $160 million to the CMRR-NF for FY2013.  That’s $60 million more than HASC Chairman Buck McKeon (R-Calif.) recommended in his mark-up on Monday.

    A couple of weeks ago, the House Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee provided zero funding for CMRR-NR in its FY 2013 bill. 

  • Romeros top Tuesday's Pace Race

    The Romero family had a good showing at this week’s Pace Race.

    Ted Romero was the top predictor at the Pace Race, which was Tuesday, held in Potrillo Canyon and at the Estante Overlook, while Alexander Romero and Daniel Romero tied for the fastest finish on the 3-mile course.

    In all, 16 runners and walkers took part in Tuesday’s race.

  • Artesia drops into losers' bracket

    There were six teams in Class 4A still alive for a shot at the title heading into this morning’s state softball contests.

    One of those teams is the top-seeded Artesia Bulldogs, but the Bulldogs will have a tougher route to get there following Thursday’s third round.

  • Toppers lose to Los Lunas, Del Norte at state

     

       

    RIO RANCHO – One of the strengths of the Los Alamos Hilltopper softball team throughout the 2012 season was its offense.

    But when it needed it Thursday, the offense was nowhere to be found.

  • JPMorgan Chase Acknowledges $2B Trading Loss

    JPMorgan Chase, the largest bank in the United States, said Thursday that it lost $2 billion in the past six weeks in a trading portfolio designed to hedge against risks the company takes with its own money.

  • VIDEO: Heiress and Mom: Drag Racer Defies Conventions

    She is a tattooed mom, an heiress to a billion-dollar business and has been drag racing since 2005. Alexis DeJoria is a ranked National Hot Rod Association driver, competing in the nitro division in an 8,000 horsepower vehicle.

  • VIDEO: Today in History for Friday, May 11th
  • Police: Kidnap-slaying suspect slain; 2 girls OK

    GUNTOWN, Miss. (AP) — A manhunt for a fugitive accused of a double-slaying and kidnapping two children ended Thursday after the suspect apparently shot himself and died. The girls he fled with were found safe, police said.

    Adam Mayes, 35, was killed Thursday evening after authorities acted on a tip and found him in the area near New Albany, Miss. When they went to arrest him, he shot himself in the head, said Guntown Police Chief Michael Hall.

  • 'Bradner Films' coming soon

      Alan Carr, LANL Historian, will present the “Bradner Films,” a compilation of color home movies made by Project Y physicist Hugh Bradner and his wife Marjorie at the May 15 MOWW dinner meeting.

    The “Bradner Films” show members of the wartime Los Alamos staff enjoying several recreational activities during their rare moments away from building the world’s first nuclear weapon.