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Archive for May 14th, 2012

  • Groups urge EPA to revoke uranium permit

    May 14, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Environmental groups are hopeful that a decision by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to reconsider a permit for a uranium mining operation in western New Mexico could lead to the end to the project. Members of Eastern Navajo...

  • Dixon orchard operators, NM Land Office at odds

    May 14, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A land swap involving more than 13 square miles is at the heart of a feud between the New Mexico State Land Office and the family that has operated the Dixon’s Apple Orchard for three generations. The Mullane family is ready to...

  • NMSU takes steps to boost salaries to keep faculty

    May 14, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Faculty members and staff at New Mexico State University will be getting raises this summer as part of an effort to keep employees from leaving over lagging salary levels. Several faculty members said the efforts to boost...

  • NM regulators settle with recycler over tire mess

    May 14, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SOCORRO, N.M. (AP) — A settlement has been reached between the New Mexico Environment Department and a tire and rubber recycling facility near Socorro over solid waste violations. The department says the settlement with Southwest Tire Processors Inc. stems...

  • NM doctor pleads guilty in drug trafficking case

    May 14, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    RATON, N.M. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a northern New Mexico doctor has pleaded guilty to trafficking prescription drugs. The U.S. Attorney’s Office says 48-year-old Gilbert Christopher Aragon Jr. entered his plea to a five-count indictment during...

  • JPMorgan exec expected to resign, AP source says

    May 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010 file photo, from left, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein; JPMorgan Chase & Company Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon; Morgan Stanley Chairman John...

  • Yahoo names Levinsohn interim CEO

    May 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 17, 2011 file photo, Ross Levinsohn, Yahoo Executive Vice President of Americas, speaks at the Web. 2.0 Summit in San Francisco. Scott Thompson, named CEO of Yahoo in January, reportedly will step down Sunday, May 13, 2012 amid...

  • Boston U student recovering after NZ crash kills 3

    May 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Boston University students and faculty members hold a candlelight vigil on Marsh Plaza at Boston University, Saturday, May 12, 2012, for three students studying in New Zealand who were killed when their minivan crashed during a weekend trip. At least five...

  • German opposition wins major state election

    May 14, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Social Democratic Party members react after the first results were published in Duesseldorf, Germany, Sunday May 13, 2012. Germany’s most populated and industrial state holds parliament elections on Sunday. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein) BERLIN (AP) —...

  • Father of Kansas plane crash survivor speaks

    May 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    This undated photo provided by Teen Mania Ministries shows Hannah Luce, daughter of Teen Mania founder Ron Luce. Hannah Luce, the lone survivor on a plane that crashed in southeast Kansas on Friday, May 11, 2012, is listed in serious condition at a suburban...