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Archive for June 10th, 2012

  • Obama pushes Congress to help states hire teachers

    June 10, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    President Barack Obama talks about the economy, Friday, June 8, 2012, in the briefing room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama wants Congress to help states rehire teachers and act on a key...

  • SKoreans head to Peru to help search for chopper

    June 10, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo provide by Andina Agency, police gather to continue searching for a missing helicopter in the department of Cuzco, Peru, Friday, June 8, 2012. Poor weather continues to impede the search for a helicopter that went missing on Wednesday in...

  • Activists jab Obama and Romney on economy

    June 10, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney greets supporters following a campaign stop in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Friday, June 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik) PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Separated at rival conferences by 1,000 miles...

  • China's inflation eases, giving room for stimulus

    June 10, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    A clerk counts Chinese banknotes at a bank in Huaibei, in central China’s Anhui province, Friday June 8, 2012. China cut state-set gasoline and diesel prices for the second time in a month on Friday amid mounting government efforts to reverse a sharp...

  • Less prison time for ex-NM lawyer in DWI homicide

    June 10, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A miscalculation means the former Santa Fe attorney convicted in the drunken-driving death of a pedestrian will be getting out of prison early. A filing by Carlos Fierro’s attorney shows the time Fierro served before he was...

  • NM fire balloons to 10,000 acres, damage reported

    June 10, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A lightning-sparked blaze that jumped its containment lines raced through thick conifer forest in southern New Mexico on Saturday, and fire managers estimated that more than a dozen structures were damaged or destroyed. Spanning...

  • NM deputies investigate rock throwing along I-10

    June 10, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ANTHONY, N.M. (AP) — A rash of rock-throwing incidents along Interstate 10 near the Anthony rest stop has caught the attention of Dona Ana County Sheriff’s deputies and state police. Sheriff’s Capt. Craig Buckingham says about a half-dozen...

  • Feds look for feedback on SunZia project

    June 10, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Bureau of Land Management has released a draft of the potential environmental impacts related to a 500-mile electricity transmission project that would span parts of Arizona and New Mexico. The agency has scheduled a series of...

  • Rio Rancho man busted for investment scam

    June 10, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — A Sandoval County grand jury has indicted a Rio Rancho businessman on numerous charges for allegedly stealing $125,000 in an investment scam. The state Taxation and Revenue Department says Russell Dils faces 16 felony charges that...

  • NM police make $500,000 marijuana bust

    June 10, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SERAFINA, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Police investigators say a high-risk search warrant has resulted in a big marijuana bust and the arrest of two men. Agents with the department’s criminal investigations unit served the warrant Friday at a home in...