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Archive for October 13th, 2011

  • Chrysler, UAW finally agree on new contract

    October 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this July 25, 2011 file photo, General Holiefield, Vice President and Director, United Auto Wokers Chrysler Department, from left, UAW President Bob King; Al Iacobelli, Chrysler Vice President Employee Relations, and Scott Garberding, Chrysler...

  • Next moves uncertain on Obama jobs bill

    October 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    Desermithe Cyrius demonstrates for jobs outside of the offices of U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011, in Doral, Fla. Rubio voted against a jobs bill Tuesday night, which failed to get enough votes to move forward in the Senate. (AP...

  • PepsiCo 3Q profit climbs on snack, beverage sales

    October 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    This Oct. 10, 2011 photo shows cans of Pepsi, posed in Philadelphia. PepsiCo Inc.’s third-quarter profit rose 4 percent, benefiting from higher prices and strong sales of its snacks and beverages.(AP Photo/Matt Rourke) PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) — PepsiCo...

  • NM foster parents arrested after child is injured

    October 13, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Children, Youth, and Families Department and Albuquerque police say they’re investigating a serious injury to a 4-year-old foster child in state custody. Both foster parents who had custody of the boy and his...

  • NM gov. criticized over Calif. wine country speech

    October 13, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez traveled to California’s wine country for a political speech last month as the Legislature finished a special session on redistricting. The governor’s campaign spokesman said Wednesday the Republican...

  • Justices consolidate redistricting in Santa Fe

    October 13, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The state Supreme Court on Wednesday resolved a dispute between Republicans and Democrats by consolidating redistricting lawsuits in Santa Fe and naming a retired judge to handle the cases. The court assigned all redistricting...

  • Groups retracts tax report

    October 13, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The group that issued a report this week saying Rio Rancho has the highest property taxes in the state on Wednesday issued a retraction. Rio Grande Foundation President Paul Gessing in a statement said several factual errors were...

  • Rio Arriba Sheriff’s computers seized in DWI case

    October 13, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    ESPANOLA, N.M. (AP) — State police have seized computers from the Rio Arriba County Sheriff’s office in connection with a drunk-driving homicide case that critics charged has been largely mishandled. Investigators took the computers last week and are...

  • Police: NM woman put ad on Craigslist to buy pot

    October 13, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico woman faces charges after police say she put an ad on Craigslist looking to buy drugs. Roswell police arrested Anamicka Dave, 29, this week after officers posing as sellers arranged to meet her through text messages....

  • Sheriff launches new effort to ID Gacy victims

    October 13, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    This undated photo provided by the Cook County Sheriff’s Department shows victims remains of serial killer John Wayne Gacy being exhumed by authorities. The Cook County Sheriff’s Department last spring secretly exhumed the bones of the 8 victims...