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Archive for June 6th, 2012

  • Argentina’s YPF CEO announces $35B investment plan

    June 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez, right, talks to Planning Minister Julio De Vido, center, as YPF oil company’s Argentine state representative and Deputy Economy Minister Axel Kicillof drinks water during a ceremony to announce new...

  • Headline: Wind power execs: Tax credit needed to keep jobs

    June 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this July 14, 2009 file photo, a cluster of windmills catch the wind blowing on Stetson Mountain, in Range 8, Township 3, Maine. A group of wind power executives, meeting in Atlanta, says a stalled effort to renew federal tax credits for the...

  • Solar-powered plane lands in Morocco

    June 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Solar Impulse pilot Bertrand Piccard is helped to fit his flying suit at Barajas airport in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, June 5, 2012. The experimental solar-powered airplane arrived in Madrid on May 25, 2012 from Payerne, Switzerland, and now goes on to Rabat,...

  • Disney’s new diet for kids: No more junk food ads

    June 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Disney’s packed sliced sweet apples is held with other Disney food products, at the Newseum in Washington, Tuesday, June 5, 2012, during a news conference where first lady Michelle Obama and Walt Disney Company announced that Disney will become the...

  • AP: 1940 NY census records now searchable by name

    June 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This file photo provided by the Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division shows a poster for the 1940 Census. Starting midnight, June 6, 2012, The 1940 U.S. Census plus the 1915 and 1025 New York Censuses will be searchable online by...

  • Voters selecting finalists for powerful PRC seats

    June 6, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexicans on Tuesday were narrowing the field of candidates for two seats on one of the state’s most powerful, highest paid and most scandal-plagued commissions. Voters in northern New Mexico and the Albuquerque area will...

  • 3 indicted on in NM pronghorn shooting

    June 6, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Three Rio Rancho residents may serve prison time for the illegal killing of five pronghorn antelope. New Mexico wildlife officials say a grand jury indicted 21-year-old Michael Yarbrough, 18-year-old Travis Miller and a 17-year-old...

  • NM state employee arrested for growing marijuana

    June 6, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A state employee could lose her job and face jail time for growing marijuana and burning down a home in the process. KRQE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/LvasGF) Albuquerque police have charged Sarah Balch with dealing drugs. Balch is an...

  • Primary starts fight for control of NM Legislature

    June 6, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s primary election will decide whether two dozen legislators can hold on to their jobs. All 112 seats in the House and Senate are up for election this year, but only 43 House and Senate districts have contested...

  • Santa Fe public defender’s pay raises concern

    June 6, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The salary for city court public defenders is being questioned by some Santa Fe officials. The Albuquerque Journal (http://bit.ly/L84XNw) reports the city of Santa Fe’s finance committee decided Monday to postpone taking any...