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Archive for June 12th, 2012

  • Tally is closer than ever for candidates Pirtle and Hamill

    June 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    The tallies between candidates Cliff Pirtle and Roswell Fire Chief Chad Hamill inched one vote closer. Last week just ten votes separated Hamill from Pirtle in the race for state Senate District 32. The district is currently represented by Senate President...

  • Apple kicks Google Maps off iPhone, adds Facebook

    June 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at the Apple Developers Conference in San Francisco, Monday, June 11, 2012. Apple says it’s introducing a laptop with a super-high resolution “Retina” display, setting a new standard for screen sharpness. The new...

  • Big US insurers to keep parts of health care law

    June 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This July 16, 2007, file photo, shows the headquarters of UnitedHealth Group Inc. in Minnetonka, Minn. UnitedHealth Group Inc., the nation’s largest health insurer, said Monday, June 11, 2012, it sees some parts of the health care overhaul as...

  • Spain bank rescue glee morphs into markets rout

    June 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Spain’s Economy Minister Luis de Guindos, left and Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy talk during a swearing in ceremony for the new governor of the Bank of Spain Luis Maria Linde, unseen, at the Zarzuela Palace in Madrid Monday June 11, 2012....

  • Mayor: Lawsuit could cause Detroit to go broke

    June 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, right, speaks before the Detroit City Council in Detroit on Monday June 11, 2012 as Chris Brown, Detroit’s chief operating officer, listens at left. Bing and City Council members held a spirited debate Monday about the...

  • Relief over Spain bank rescue fades quickly

    June 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this June 6, 2012 file photo, Wellington Shields’ Theodore Nelson, left, and Knight Capital’s Frank Babino, right, work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stock futures are following markets higher across the globe...

  • Break in weather allows air crews in NM wildfires

    June 12, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    A burned SUV at a home located on Wolf Springs Loop near Ruidoso, N.M., shows the devastation caused by a wildfire, Monday June 11, 2012. Massive wildfires in drought-parched Colorado and New Mexico tested the resources of state and federal crews Monday and...

  • NM starts first mobile summer meal program

    June 12, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    MORIARTY, N.M. (AP) — Federal agriculture officials and the New Mexico Collaboration to End Hunger have announced a new mobile summer meal program aimed at reaching underserved children in rural areas. The program was announced Monday at a ceremony in...

  • Santa Fe seeing rise in burglaries

    June 12, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe police say the city has seen a large spike in burglaries in the past year. KRQE-TV (http://bit.ly/Ko01cP) reports police say burglaries in Santa Fe have gone up by 53 percent, compared to a year ago. Capt. Aric Wheeler says...

  • NM sheriff asking for $1M for helicopters

    June 12, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The sheriff of Bernalillo County says more than $1 million is needed to pay for two county helicopters. KOAT-TV (http://bit.ly/LMev3B) reports county commissioners will vote Tuesday on whether to approve Sheriff Dan Houston’s...