Regional
7:58 am
Wed November 16, 2011

Capitol Xmas Tree Comes To Gallup

Gallup, New Mexico – GALLUP, N.M. (KRWG) An unusual ceremony is scheduled in Gallup Wednesday when the U.S. Forest Service delivers donations to its food bank as part of the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Tour.

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Regional
7:57 am
Wed November 16, 2011

Dairy Settlement In The Hands Of NM Regulators

New Mexico – ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRWG) A state water panel is close to settling a dispute over the regulation of waste from New Mexico's $2.6 billion dairy industry.

The Water Quality Control Commission will consider a settlement brokered by state attorneys, dairy farmers and environmentalists during a hearing Wednesday in Santa Fe.

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Regional
7:56 am
Wed November 16, 2011

UNM Expected To Name Finalists For President soon

Albuquerque, New Mexico – ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRWG) The finalists for president of the University of New Mexico are expected to be announced soon. Search committee chair Jack Fortner tells the Albuquerque Journal (http://bit.ly/t8D76b ) he expects to release the names of the five finalists by Dec. 6.

A human resources vice president says afterward the school will begin hosting the candidates for daylong interviews with faculty, staff and student groups.

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The Two-Way
7:40 am
Wed November 16, 2011

Manufacturing Output Up For Fourth Straight Month

Though the U.S. economy faces lots of problems, as we said yesterday, there are some encouraging signs out there too.

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The Two-Way
7:19 am
Wed November 16, 2011

Syrian Defectors Attack Military Sites, Opposition Groups Say

"Syrian activists say that army defectors have attacked an intelligence complex in the Damascus suburbs in what appears to be one of their boldest assaults so far against government security forces," al-Jazeera reports.

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The Two-Way
6:50 am
Wed November 16, 2011

Consumer Prices Ticked Down In October

There was a scant 0.1 percent dip in the consumer price index in October from September, the Bureau of Labor Statistics just reported.

The major reason for the dip: "The energy index turned down in October after increasing in each of the three previous months as the gasoline and household energy indexes declined after a series of seasonally adjusted increases."

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The Two-Way
6:30 am
Wed November 16, 2011

Zuccotti Park 'Unoccupied And Quiet' As Day Begins

After yesterday's drama — the move by police to clear lower Manhattan's Zuccotti Park of the Occupy Wall Street protesters who had been camping there for nearly two months — things are much different today.

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The Two-Way
6:00 am
Wed November 16, 2011

Penn State Scandal: Key Witness Says He Did Talk With University Police

Mike McQueary during a Penn State football game in 2009.
Tony Ding AP

Originally published on Wed November 16, 2011 6:08 am

In an email to a friend, Mike McQueary says he did speak with Penn State University police after seeing what he says was former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky sexually assaulting a young boy in the team's locker room.

Harrisburg's Patriot-News writes that McQueary, who at the time of the 2002 incident was a graduate assistant with the football team and later became an assistant coach, says in the email that:

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The Two-Way
5:25 am
Wed November 16, 2011

'Murmurings' Of A Deal On Taxes And Deficit Reduction

There's one week to go before the so-called supercommittee on Capitol Hill is supposed to come up with a deal that combines at least $1.2 trillion in budget cuts and revenue increases to narrow upcoming deficits over the next decade. If lawmakers don't reach an agreement, that amount of spending cuts are supposed to happen automatically — with about 50 percent coming from defense and 50 percent from domestic spending other than Social Security and Medicare.

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