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Today's News

  • Tens of thousands march against Yemen president

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Tens of thousands of demonstrators, some chanting "down, down with the regime," marched Thursday in several towns and cities in Yemen against the country's autocratic president, a key U.S. ally in the fight against Islamic militants.

  • Signing up

    Los Alamos High School soccer standouts (l-r) Andy Thoma, Shelby Keffeler and Graham Delano all signed their National Letters of Intent Wednesday afternoon at a ceremony at LAHS. Thoma will play soccer for Creighton University, Keffeler for Adams State and Delano for Colorado Christian.

  • State Roundup 02-03-11

    Fire restrictions are lifted at The Pit

  • Football: Belichick named Coach of Year

    DALLAS (AP) — Bill Belichick is closing in on Don Shula.
    The New England coach Bill Belichick won The Associated Press 2010 NFL Coach of the Year award on Wednesday, the third time Belichick has earned the honor. Belichick, who also won in 2003 and 2007, now trails only Don Shula, a four-time winner of the award.

  • Ski report 02-03-11

    Angel Fire
    39-42 inch base of powder and packed powder. 2 inches of new snow reported. 56 trails and 6 lifts open.

    Enchanted Forest
    15-inch base of packed powder. 7 inches of new snow reported.

    Pajarito
    19-inch base of variable conditions. No new snow reported. Operations have been suspended pending more snowfall.

    Red River
    25-30 inch base of powder and machine-groomed snow. 6 inches of new snow reported. 35 trails and 6 lifts open.

    Sandia Peak

  • Basketball: Top 10 boys, girls 4A teams barely move in weekly poll

    Here are this week’s Class AAAA boys and girls basketball coaches polls. The polls are conducted by the New Mexico High School Coaches Association. First-place votes are in parentheses.

    Girls, Class 4A

        Team        Total pts.      Pvs.

    1. Roswell (9)        143    1
    2. Kirtland Cent. (6)    138    2

  • Illinois' Reagan country celebrates centennial

    DIXON, Ill. (AP) — As Bill Jones remembers it, Ronald Reagan lost badly.

    During an early 1990s visit to the old school in Dixon where the former president attended classes for three years, Reagan and friend Norm Wymbs played a game of HORSE in the second-floor gym. Reagan couldn't make a shot, said Jones, who directs the museum that now occupies the building,

  • Mammoth storm leaves bitter cold, destruction

    MILFORD, Conn. (AP) — An enormous winter storm left Midwesterners shivering in its frozen footprint and crushed snow-laden buildings in the Northeast, where a combination of ice, snow and rain pushed much of the winter-cursed region to its breaking point.

  • Rural air subsidies test resolve to cut spending

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A program that subsidizes air service to small airports, often in remote communities, is shaping up as an early test in the new Congress of conservatives' zeal for shrinking the federal government.

    Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., has proposed an amendment to an aviation bill pending before the Senate in order to eliminate the $200 million essential air service program. The program pays airlines to provide scheduled service to about 150 communities, from Muscle Shoals, Ala., to Pelican, Alaska.

  • Egypt army moves to stop assault on protesters

    CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian army tanks and soldiers cleared away pro-government rioters and deployed between them and protesters seeking the fall of President Hosni Mubarak, moving to halt violence as the prime minister made an unprecedented apology Thursday for the assault by regime backers that turned central Cairo into a battle zone.

    Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq said the attack Wednesday on the anti-Mubarak protesters was a "blatant mistake," acknowledged it was likely organized and promised to investigate who was behind it.