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  • Chamisa staff recognized

     

    In December, Jorge Aragon, Chamisa Elementary’s head custodian, was awarded the Golden Dustpan Award, by Chamisa Principal Debbie Smith. Aragon was thanked for keeping Chamisa in tip-top shape everyday. In addition, Chamisa Elementary fifth grade teachers Valerie Adams, left, and Deidre Thorn, right, were awarded with the first-ever Positive Behavior Support Awards by school counselor Jen Schmierer. The staff members took the time to highlight the largest number of good deeds put forth by Chamisa students during the semester. The ladies were given crowns and scepters made by Chamisa Library teacher Renee Mitsunaga. 

  • Vomiting Robot Helps Scientists Study Norovirus
  • Doctor Describes Ways to Reduce Flu Risk
  • List of 85th annual Academy Award nominations

    Complete list of 85th Annual Academy Award nominations announced Thursday:

    1. Best Picture: "Amour," ''Argo," ''Beasts of the Southern Wild," ''Django Unchained," ''Les Miserables," ''Life of Pi," ''Lincoln," ''Silver Linings Playbook," ''Zero Dark Thirty."

    2. Actor: Bradley Cooper, "Silver Linings Playbook"; Daniel Day-Lewis, "Lincoln"; Hugh Jackman, "Les Miserables"; Joaquin Phoenix, "The Master"; Denzel Washington, "Flight."

    3. Actress: Jessica Chastain, "Zero Dark Thirty"; Jennifer Lawrence, "Silver Linings Playbook"; Emmanuelle Riva, "Amour"; Quvenzhane Wallis, "Beasts of the Southern Wild"; Naomi Watts, "The Impossible."

  • Today in History for January 10th
  • 10 things to know for Thursday

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

    1. HOW OBAMA MIGHT DRIVE GUN CONTROL

    Some steps could be taken through executive action — without the approval of Congress.

    2. PRISONER SWAP HIGHLIGHTS A LARGER DILEMMA

    Rebels and the Syrian government exchange captives, but tens of thousands of detainees are still languishing in the Assad regime's prisons.

    3. A SURE SIGN THE TAX CODE IS TOO COMPLICATED

    American businesses and individuals devote six billion hours a year to filing their taxes, a watchdog group calculates.

    4. WHY LIKELY TREASURY NOMINEE NEEDS TO WORK ON HIS PENMANSHIP

    Jack Lew's signature — which would appear on all U.S. dollar bills — amounts to little more than seven loopy scribbles.

  • NHL: Owners Have Approved Labor Deal
  • Labor secretary resigns

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House official says Attorney General Eric Holder and the secretaries of Health and Human Services and Veterans Affairs will remain with the Obama administration as it enters a second term.

    The official said Holder, who leads the Justice Department, and HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and VA Secretary Eric Shinseki will remain with the administration amid changes to the Cabinet as President Barack Obama moves into his second term.

    Labor Secretary Hilda Solis submitted her resignation.

  • Video: Outside the Municipal Court during the LANL Six hearing
  • 01-09-13 Be There

     

    Today

    The League of Woman Voters and the American Association of University Women will sponsor the New Mexico Legislative Preview, Fuller Lodge at 7 p.m. Hear what our legislators have to say about the coming session. Marcela Diaz, of Somos Un Pueblo Unido, and Dick Mason of Health Action New Mexico will also speak. Refreshments start at 6:30 p.m.

    Thursday

    The League of Women Voters will have their monthly Lunch with a Leader at 11:40 a.m. at Mesa Public Library. The speaker will be Tom Ribe. He will discuss Los Alamos’ vulnerable power supply and give information about the Valles Caldera. To purchase a $10 lunch from the Los Alamos Co-op to eat during the talk, contact Karyl Ann Armbruster at 661-6605 or kaskacayman@gmail.com, by Jan. 8. The public is welcome to attend without ordering lunch.