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Archive for June 27th, 2012

  • Mayor: Stockton appears headed for bankruptcy

    June 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 29, 2012 file photo, a view of the Stockton waterfront is seen from the Waterfront Hotel in Stockton, Calif. The Stockton City Council is scheduled to decide Tuesday night, June 26, 2012, whether to adopt a special budget to close...

  • H&R Block 4Q income falls 11 pct as revenue dips

    June 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This March 5, 2012 photo shows a sign for H&R Block at an office, in New York. H&R Block said Tuesday, June 26, 2012, its fiscal fourth-quarter profit declined 11 percent from a year ago on slightly lower revenue and costs from restructuring. (AP...

  • Thousands of vets flock to Detroit for hiring fair

    June 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Lakeisha Bonner, of Detroit, a military veteran, stands in line at a job fair in Detroit, Tuesday, June 26, 2012. Thousands of veterans are in Detroit this week for job fair, open house, and small business conference. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) DETROIT (AP) —...

  • Zynga expands game line up amid investor doubts

    June 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Zynga David Ko, Chief Mobile Officer, talks about the Zynga network during an announcement at Zynga headquarters in San Francisco, Tuesday, June 26, 2012. Zynga said Tuesday it is expected to add more Web games to its digital arcade and introduce more ways to...

  • Mexico airport shooting points to running problems

    June 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    An airport police officer cordons off the scene where a shooting took place in Mexico City’s international airport on Monday, June 25, 2012. Two people were shot to death and one was wounded at one of the airport’s terminal and according to the...

  • UVa board reinstates ousted president after outcry

    June 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan addresses a crowd of supporters outside the university Rotunda after she was reinstated by the board of visitors during a meeting at the school Tuesday, June 26, 2012 in Charlottesville, Va. The 15-member Board...

  • News Summary: Facebook draws ire with email switch

    June 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 10, 2011 file photo, a magnifying glass is posed over a monitor displaying a Facebook page in Munich. Facebook is letting its nearly 1 billion users vote on changes to its privacy policy beginning on Friday, June 1, 2012. This is the...

  • Ex-senator runs for NM Senate as independent

    June 27, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A former state senator from Albuquerque is trying for a political comeback as an independent candidate for the Legislature. Former Republican Sen. Joseph Carraro filed Tuesday to run against Republican Sen. John Ryan of Albuquerque in...

  • Open government group unhappy with NM board policy

    June 27, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Financial settlements between a state investment board and private money management firms can continue to be subject to some limits on public disclosure under guidelines newly approved by the agency, an open government advocacy group...

  • Recounts ordered in 2 NM legislative primary races

    June 27, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The state Canvassing Board ordered recounts Tuesday in two primary election races for state Senate in which the leading candidates held nine-vote margins. The board directed counties to start the recounts July 5, and the board will...