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Archive for May 15th, 2012

  • Governor eyes more cuts as Calif deficit swells

    May 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Gov. Jerry Brown leaves a news conference after he unveiled his revised state budget plan at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, May 14, 2012. Brown said the budget shortfall swelled from $9.2 billion predicted in January to $16 billion, in part...

  • Whole Foods breaks ground for Detroit market

    May 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Whole Foods Market co-CEO Walter Robb, left shovel, and Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., break ground for the retailer in Detroit, Monday, May 14, 2012. The Austin, Texas-based retailer plans to open a 20,000-square-foot supermarket with about 75 employees next...

  • Ohio’s first casino opens to music video show

    May 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Visitors queue up several blocks from the entrance to the Horseshoe Casino Cleveland Monday, May 14, 2012. Ohio’s first casino opens its doors to the public at 9:30 p.m. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan) CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio’s first casino opened Monday...

  • West Coast spike in gas prices tied to refineries

    May 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Gas prices are displayed at a gas station, Monday, May 14, 2012, in Portland, Ore. Motorists across most of the country have been getting a break on gas prices, but not on the West Coast. The average price for a gallon of regular gasoline in Oregon is $4.17....

  • State begins partial takeover of Sunland Park

    May 15, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The state Monday began a partial takeover of the troubled border town of Sunland Park after the state auditor released a report accusing officials of using the town’s multi-million-dollar budget as personal slush funds....

  • Second canine rabies case confirmed in Carlsbad

    May 15, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico health officials say 11 people are receiving vaccinations after being exposed to a dog that had rabies. The Department of Health announced Monday that it confirmed rabies in the 8-year-old dog. The animal developed signs of...

  • Jurors deliberating in NM death penalty trial

    May 15, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Jurors on Monday began deliberating whether to allow prosecutors to seek the death penalty in the case of a man convicted of murdering a Bernalillo County sheriff’s deputy. The prosecution and defense delivered their closing...

  • NM prosecutor resigns after run-in with deputies

    May 15, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Bernalillo County District Attorney’s Office says one of its prosecutors has resigned following a weekend run-in with deputies. Albuquerque television station KOB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/KhUBuj) Alisha Maestas resigned...

  • NM regulators consider pit rule changes

    May 15, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A panel of New Mexico regulators is considering a request by the oil and natural gas industry to revamp regulations that govern how energy developers handle drilling waste. A weeklong hearing on the so-called pit rule started Monday in...

  • Silver City fire contained, evacuations lifted

    May 15, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a 13-acre fire that forced the brief evacuation of several homes near Silver City has been contained. The Grant County Sheriff’s Department says the homes were evacuated Sunday as a precaution. Residents were...