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  • Health Bites: Body basics – using body weight exercises to build strength and stamina
  • For the Record's week in review: Insult edition
  • Teen boys’ HPV-vaccination rate hits almost 50 percent, CDC says
  • Chef's Corner: Fall favorite in the realm of desserts -- Gateau de Pithiviers
  • Chester’s Pick 6: Top 6 Plays or Players From The Week
  • Juan Gabriel, Mexican superstar singer-songwriter, has died
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Mark Zuckerberg hopes to demo AI butler next month
Mark Zuckerberg hopes to demo AI butler next month Launching the most popular social network in the world? Done. Running a mile every day? Easy. But building a personal assistant from scratch? Apparently, that's hard. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Monday that he hopes to finally demo a butler powered by artificial intelligence next month after making it his New Year's challenge to build the service. "One of the challenges was to build an AI system to help   Read More ...
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Big opportunity for amateur singers
Big opportunity for amateur singers ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A competition for vocalists is back in the Duke City this year, and it calls for amateur singers only. Albuquerque’s Got Talent is on the search for those who have never been paid to sing, but is open to any style of singing from Opera to Hip Hop. Ricky Garcia, with ABQ To Do, joined KRQE’s This Morning team to discuss the details of the competition.   Read More ...
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Actor Gene Wilder dies at 83
Actor Gene Wilder dies at 83 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gene Wilder, the frizzy-haired actor who brought his deft comedic touch to such unforgettable roles as the neurotic accountant in “The Producers” and the deranged animator of “Young Frankenstein,” has died. He was 83. Wilder’s nephew said Monday that the actor and writer died late Sunday at his home in Stamford, Connecticut, from complications from Alzheimer’s disease. Jordan Walker-Pearlman said in a statement that Wilder was   Read More ...
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German official: EU-U.S. free trade talks have failed
German official: EU-U.S. free trade talks have failed President Barack Obama's free trade deal with Europe is going nowhere, a top German politician has said. "The negotiations with the U.S. have de facto failed," Sigmar Gabriel said during an interview with German television ZDF. Gabriel is Germany's minister for Economic Affairs and Energy and also deputy to Chancellor Angela Merkel. The Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) was meant to be one of Obama's legacies, but talks with   Read More ...
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Harrop: Trump 'charm' offensive will not work with women
“You know, it really doesn’t matter what (the media) write as long as you’ve got a young and beautiful piece of ass,” Donald Trump philosophized during an interview with Esquire magazine. The Republican presidential nominee has made many far less gentlemanly references to women’s anatomy, all easily found online. This one ranks in the middle of the pack as measured by the vulgarity meter — and quite low on the   Read More ...
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Government forecast: 600K commercial drones within the year
Government forecast: 600K commercial drones within the year In this Friday, March 25, 2016, photo provided by Flirtey, an independent drone delivery company, shows the first fully autonomous, FAA-approved urban drone delivery, a box with bottled water, emergency food and a first aid kit in a residential setting without the help of a human to manually steer it in Hawthorne, Nev. Flirtey CEO Matt Sweeney announced Friday the six-rotor drone flew itself about one-half mile and lowered the   Read More ...
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Health Bites: Body basics – using body weight exercises to build strength and stamina
One of the longest-standing myths in fitness and exercise is the belief that a high-quality workout requires a pricey gym membership and costly equipment. While the available tools at a gym are varied and dynamic, we can’t underestimate the value of what is accomplished in the comfort of a living room or wide open outdoor space. Body weight is resistance — resistance we use regularly to accomplish activities of daily   Read More ...
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Woman accused in Victoria Martens’ murder appears in court for separate charge
Woman accused in Victoria Martens’ murder appears in court for separate charge ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – One of the suspects charged in the brutal murder of Victoria Martens appeared in court Monday, in a different case. is charged with battery for allegedly attacking her own mother in 2011 in a fight over her son whom she had lost custody of. Monday, Kelley appeared in court via video conference. She smirked and smiled on and off through the hearing, all the while sitting   Read More ...
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Apartment residents warned about clown
Apartment residents warned about clown It's like a scene straight out of Stephen King's "It." Young kids. A creepy clown. And everybody's freaking out. Children at the Fleetwood Manor Apartment complex in Greenville, South Carolina, say someone dressed as a clown is hanging out behind the basketball courts there, trying to lure kids into the woods. The apartment complex took it seriously enough to put out a letter to its residents, acknowledging the complaints from   Read More ...
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Chef's Corner: Fall favorite in the realm of desserts -- Gateau de Pithiviers
I wanted to theme something for dessert, as we usually have savory recipes. I was looking for something to do with apples and came across an old pastry that was always one of my favorites because I am nuts about nuts, and this has an almond cream in the pastry which the French call frangipane; this is a corruption of an Italian phrase meaning “break the bread.” Strange name, but   Read More ...
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Chester’s Pick 6: Top 6 Plays or Players From The Week
Chester’s Pick 6: Top 6 Plays or Players From The Week ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – With the High School Football Season back in action, it is only fitting the Chester’s Pick 6 makes its return. This week’s edition is the best of the best from the 1 week of High School Football. Ivan Molina Gannon Chavez Darion Ontiveros O’Maury Samuels J. Hayden Bill Collins ❯❯ Click the Icon below to share this post... Click to email (Opens in new   Read More ...
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Tourist troubles abound in Yellowstone as US parks agency turns 100
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — Tourist John Gleason crept through the grass, four small children close behind, inching toward a bull elk with antlers like small trees at the edge of a meadow in Yellowstone National Park. "They're going to give me a heart attack," said Gleason's mother-in-law, Barbara Henry, as the group came within about a dozen yards of the massive animal. The elk's ears then pricked up, and it   Read More ...
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US Supreme Court might hear NM textbook case
US Supreme Court might hear NM textbook case SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – A defendant in a New Mexico lawsuit about the state’s practice of buying textbooks for private schools has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the case. The New Mexican reports that the Supreme Court will decide at a Sept. 26 conference whether it will accept the case. New Mexico’s Public Education Department allocates federal funds for private schools, both secular and religious. The state   Read More ...
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Destinations Photo Contest Spotlight: See some of your best panoramic photos
Our Destinations Travel Photo Contest hosted some wonderful photos taken by travelers such as YOU! From wildlife to waterfalls, sunsets to mountains, peaceful farms to bustling big cities, we saw it all! Take a look at just a small sampling of some of the great panoramic pictures we've gotten that are among our editors' many favorites. (Captions are written by the photographers.) To see all of the entries, and the   Read More ...
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Poké Balls pop up in front of Target stores
Poké Balls pop up in front of Target stores Target is catching Pokémon fans' attention big Poké Balls outside more than 400 Target stores across the country. The giant red ball outside Target stores are called bollards, and Target has painted them to look like Poké Balls. In a news release, Target said: "Pokémon trainers and fans alike won’t want to miss this fun photo op." Target's creative team is made up of "many" Pokémon fans, according to the   Read More ...
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Juan Gabriel, Mexican superstar singer-songwriter, has died
Juan Gabriel, Mexican superstar singer-songwriter, has died MEXICO CITY (AP) — Juan Gabriel a superstar Mexican songwriter and singer who was an icon in the Latin music world, died Sunday at his home in California at age 66, his publicist said. Juan Gabriel was Mexico’s leading singer-songwriter and top-selling artist. His ballads about love and heartbreak and bouncy mariachi tunes became hymns throughout Latin America and Spain and with Spanish speakers in the United States. He brought   Read More ...
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Wyoming man gets life sentence for killing wife
RIVERTON — A Wyoming man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally shooting his wife in Fort Washakie last fall. Koby Johnson was sentenced Friday after being found guilty of murder in June. His wife, Rachael Noel Johnson, was a 36-year-old nursing student at Central Wyoming College. Court documents say the Johnsons had separated after being married for more than a decade. Several of the couple's children were   Read More ...
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Documentary theme song features voices of New Mexico kids
Documentary theme song features voices of New Mexico kids ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The theme song for a new documentary is featuring the voices of some New Mexico students. In 2012, CNN named Jackson Kaguri hero of the year for his humanitarian efforts fighting the AIDS epidemic that swept through his village in Uganda. Now, filmmakers are working to bring his story to life with the documentary, “Cornerstone.” After choosing a theme song, Howard Wulkan who is scoring the   Read More ...
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With demolition underway, David Street Station attracting more donors
Demolition work has inspired more donations for Casper’s planned downtown plaza. The Downtown Development Authority has received around $150,000 since crews began tearing down buildings at the future site of the David Street Station plaza project three weeks ago, Director Kevin Hawley said. “It’s been terrific,” Hawley said. “The support and excitement for the project, as well as the donations, have increased since we begun the demolition.” Demolition of the   Read More ...
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Tropical depression moving into the Gulf of Mexico
Tropical depression moving into the Gulf of Mexico MIAMI (AP) — A tropical depression that formed in the Florida Straits was moving into the southeastern Gulf of Mexico early Monday and the U.S. National Hurricane Center said it could soon become a tropical storm. The depression’s maximum sustained winds were near 35 mph (55 kph) with some strengthening expected during the next two days. Forecasters said it could become a tropical storm later in the day or overnight.   Read More ...
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