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Archive for July 3rd, 2012

  • Feds propose $3.7M penalty for Mich. oil spill

    July 3, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- In this July 29, 2010, file photo, a worker monitors water in Talmadge Creek in Marshall Township, Mich., near the Kalamazoo River as oil from a ruptured pipeline, owned by Enbridge Inc., is attempted to be trapped by booms. On Monday, July 2, 2012,...

  • Assembly OKs adding bank settlement into Calif law

    July 3, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Attorney General Kamala Harris, second from right, talks with homeowner Jose Vega, second from left, after the homeowner protection legislation she backed was approved by the Legislature at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, July 2, 2012. Vega,...

  • Microsoft takes $6.2B hit to account for ad woes

    July 3, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 22, 2009 file photo, a man walks on the Microsoft headquarters campus in Redmond, Wash. Microsoft Corp. said on Monday, July 2, 2012, that it will take $6.2 billion charge for the declining value of online ad division. (AP...

  • Airbus to build 1st US assembly plant in Alabama

    July 3, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Officials attend ceremonies announcing that Airbus will establish its first assembly plant in the United States in Mobile, Ala., Monday, July 2, 2012. From left: Barry Eccleston, Airbus President & CEO Fabrice Bregier, Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley and...

  • GlaxoSmithKline to pay $3 billion for health fraud

    July 3, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 20, 2010 file photo, Andrew Witty, CEO of GlaxoSmithKline, speaks in New York. GlaxoSmithKline LLC will pay $3 billion and plead guilty to promoting two popular drugs for unapproved uses and to failing to disclose important safety...

  • 2 Santa Fe residents convicted for pot trafficking

    July 3, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Two residents of Santa Fe have been convicted by a federal jury on marijuana trafficking charges. Jurors in Las Cruces on Monday deliberated for less than five hours Monday before returning guilty verdicts against 44-year-old...

  • NM man pleads guilty in girlfriend's axe death

    July 3, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a Pinedale man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend on the Navajo Nation. Federal prosecutors say 37-year-old Mac Arthur Cooke entered a plea agreement Monday. Under the terms of...

  • EPA grants stay in NM emissions case

    July 3, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday gave New Mexico officials, the state’s largest electricity provider and others more time to sort out a solution for curbing haze-causing pollution at a coal-fired power plant...

  • Gov. touts success of expanded Katie's law

    July 3, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez stood with the family of Katie Sepich on Monday to tout the success of a DNA testing law that bears the slain college student’s name, saying last year’s expansion of Katie’s Law is putting more...

  • NM court allows child support to emancipated minor

    July 3, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Teenagers younger than 18 who are living on their own can be entitled to receive child support from a parent even after they are legally freed them from their parents’ control, New Mexico’s highest court ruled Monday. The...