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Archive for July 7th, 2012

  • GreenTech marks start of output with Clinton visit

    July 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Former President Bill Clinton speaks to attendees of GreenTech Automotive’s unveiling of their new electric MyCar at their manufacturing facility in Horn Lake, Miss., Friday, July 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) HORN LAKE, Miss. (AP) — GreenTech...

  • Yahoo, Facebook strike patent truce, ad alliance

    July 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this May 20, 2012 file photo, a Yahoo sign stands outside the company’s offices in Santa Clara, Calif. A report in the tech blog AllThingsD says Facebook and Yahoo have reached a deal that settles their patent squabbles and expands their...

  • US economy adds 80,000 jobs in another weak month

    July 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- In this Tuesday, June 26, 2012, file photo, Tressa Miller, right, helps military veteran Roger Porter, of Detroit, with resume career counseling in Detroit. U.S. employers added only 80,000 jobs in June, a third straight month of weak hiring that shows...

  • Eyman initiative aims to limit tax hikes in Wash.

    July 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Initiative promoter Tim Eyman, right, and his partner, Jack Fagan, arrive at the state Elections Division office to turn in more than 318,000 signatures for an initiative to reinforce a rule that makes it more difficult for lawmakers to raise taxes, on...

  • NM attorney general criticizes GOP records request

    July 7, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A request made by the New Mexico Republican Party under the state Inspection of Public Records Act drew fire Friday from Democratic Attorney General Gary King. The party sent the request to King’s office two weeks ago seeking...

  • Hundreds sign up for NM wildfire notices

    July 7, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — About 2,000 people from around New Mexico and as far away as Russia have signed up for an online notification system aimed at giving the public the latest information about wildfires burning around the state. The system is being...

  • NM inmate hospitalized after in prison attack

    July 7, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico inmate is being treated at a Texas hospital after he apparently was assaulted by two other prisoners. State Corrections Department officials say 20-year-old Jose Rivera was found unresponsive in his cell early Friday....

  • Roswell police officer accused of aggravated DWI

    July 7, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a Roswell police officer has been accused of aggravated DWI after allegedly crashing into a parked car. Roswell police say Stephanie Coon crashed her personal vehicle early Friday. She was off-duty at the time. KOB-TV...

  • NM authorities looking for probation violator

    July 7, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico authorities say a man on probation is wanted for his alleged involvement in a SWAT situation at his girlfriend’s home in Albuquerque. State Corrections Department officials say 20-year-old Mark Anthony Carlson...

  • NM teen injured in apparent pipe bomb explosion

    July 7, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Las Cruces police say a local teenager lost parts of two fingers and sustained other injuries while trying to detonate a pipe bomb. Authorities say the 14-year-old boy was somewhat uncooperative during questioning Thursday. He was...