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Archive for May 1st, 2012

  • Whirlpool opens office campus in Benton Harbor

    May 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This photo taken Monday, April 30, 2012 shows an exterior view of the new state-of-the-art Whirlpool Riverview Campus in Benton Harbor, Mich. This wing is the first of three planned for the $70 million campus. (AP Photo/The Herald-Palladium, John Madill)...

  • Dr. Oz urges California state workers to get fit

    May 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Dr. Mehmet Oz, the Emmy Award-winning talk show host waves to fans at a news conference where joined in announcing a new pilot workplace wellness program for state employees in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, April 30, 2012. Oz, accompanied by Yvonne R. Walker,...

  • US consumer spending slowed in March, income rose

    May 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 25, 2011 file photo, shoppers scramble for door buster deals at Target, in Bowling Green, Ky. Americans increased their spending more slowly in March 2012, suggesting some could be worried about the economy. The Commerce Department...

  • World Trade Center is back on top in NYC

    May 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    A torn safety net on One World Trade Center provides a window view of the Manhattan skyline, Monday, April 30, 2012 in New York. One World Trade Center is being built to replace the twin towers destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks. It reached just over 1,250...

  • Humana reports 21 percent drop in 1Q profit

    May 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Aug. 8, 2011 file photo, shows the entrance to the Humana building, in Louisville, Ky. Humana Inc. says its first-quarter net income in 2012 fell 21 percent as the health insurer’s retail and employer group segments had lower profit as...

  • Dow, S&P 500 slip as Spain enters recession

    May 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Specialists Peter Giacchi, left, and John Parisi confer on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, April 25, 2012. U.S. stocks were headed for a neutral opening, with Dow Jones industrial futures nearly unchanged. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) NEW YORK...

  • Board to seek deal to furnish Santa Fe courthouse

    May 1, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The state Board of Finance expressed reluctance on Monday to provide a requested $1 million to furnish a new district courthouse in Santa Fe and will try to negotiate to have Santa Fe County pay at least part of the costs. The board...

  • PNM files renewable energy plan with regulators

    May 1, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s largest electric utility has proposed adding more renewable energy to its portfolio over the next two years, but the changes could lead to higher electric bills for customers. Public Service Company of New Mexico...

  • Roswell teen accused of stabbing his stepfather

    May 1, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Roswell police say a 13-year-old boy is in custody for allegedly stabbing his stepfather because he didn’t want to go to school. They say the incident occurred about 8:30 a.m. Monday inside a mobile home on West Linda Vista....

  • Court upholds ruling to keep candidate off ballot

    May 1, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Supreme Court has upheld a ruling that a state legislative candidate is ineligible to run for the post held by state Rep. Antonio “Moe” Maestas. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/IDSa38) that...