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Archive for July 14th, 2012

  • With slower growth, China can't play economic hero

    July 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    A security guard tries a bicycle near exhibited furniture during a consumer products exhibition in Beijing Friday, July 13, 2012. China’s economic growth slowed to a new three-year low in the latest quarter as exports and consumer spending weakened. (AP...

  • The noisiest shareholder activist takes a break

    July 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this May 11, 1971 file photo, Evelyn Y. Davis wears hotpants as she speaks at the annual stockholders meeting of the Communications Satellite Corp. in Washington. For decades, Davis, who has been buying a few shares of big companies, attends...

  • After 24 years of toil, SE Ark. gets 4-lane US 65

    July 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this August 4, 2010, file photo, traffic begins crossing the newly opened U.S. 82 River Bridge spanning the Mississippi River between Greenville, Miss., and Lake Village, Ark. Twenty-four years and $200 million later, drivers can motor through...

  • JPMorgan Chase launches a stock market rally

    July 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- In a Tuesday, July 10, 2012, file photo, traders work at the start of early trading at the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks slid for a sixth day Thursday, July 12, 2012, as concern spread that weaker global economic growth and the European debt...

  • JPMorgan traders may have sought to conceal losses

    July 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon enter the company’s headquarters in New York Friday, July 13, 2012. JPMorgan Chase, the largest bank in the United States, said Friday that its loss from a highly publicized trading blunder had grown to $4.4 billion in the...

  • 4 more charged in Sunland Park voter fraud case

    July 14, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — More criminal charges have been filed in connection to a voter fraud case in a troubled New Mexico border city. Third Judicial District Attorney Amy Orlando announced Friday that voter fraud charges from a Sunland Park election were...

  • Artist and NM graduate's work on major album cover

    July 14, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Artists dream of gaining attention. But what happens when it’s national attention? Former Albuquerque resident Brandon Maldonado is experiencing it and he’s doing just fine. His artwork — “Our Lady of Merciful...

  • Stranded dog found near Organ Mountains

    July 14, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say they have found a stranded dog at the base of the Organ Mountains and fear its owner may be lost. Dona Ana County Sheriff’s Department said the dog was discovered Thursday after a woman called sheriff’s...

  • Amount paid in New Mexico film rebates plunges

    July 14, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Rebates paid to companies filming in New Mexico have plunged since the state enacted a yearly $50 million cap on film incentives spending. The Taxation and Revenue Department said 85 film rebate applications totaling more than $19...

  • Gas wells hit by vandals in northwest New Mexico

    July 14, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Authorities in northwest New Mexico say vandals targeting natural gas wells have caused tens of thousands of dollars in damage. San Juan County sheriff’s Detective Mike Sindelar tells the Farmington Daily Times...