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Archive for July 15th, 2012

  • In Calif., more Latinos among strawberry growers.

    July 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken July 9, 2012, Rogelio Ponce Sr., center, and his two sons, Rogelio Ponce Jr., left, and Steven Ponce, right, pose for a photo on Monday, July 9, 2012 at the family’s ranch in Watsonville, Calif., where the Ponces grow nearly 200 acres of...

  • Is it just the economy? Other issues may play role

    July 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    President Barack Obama holds a re-election campaign rally despite the heavy rain at the historic Walkerton Tavern & Gardens in Glen Allen, Va., near Richmond Saturday, July 14, 2012. It is in the Congressional district represented by House Majority Leader...

  • Private jet crash kills 3 Americans in France

    July 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Police Officers work near plane that crashed on landing at Le Castellet airport, near Toulon, southern France, Friday, July, 13, 2012. Three US citizen died in the accident. (AP Photo/Claude Paris) LE CASTELLET, France (AP) — A French official says a...

  • Who will replace Lopez, Tyler on 'American Idol'?

    July 15, 2012 • Business, EntertainmentComments Off

    In this June 30, 2012 file photo, Adam Lambert and the rock group Queen perform in a fan zone during the Euro 2012 soccer championship tournament in Kiev, Ukraine. Lambert is among the various names being tossed around as an “American Idol”...

  • GE signs Myanmar deals after US eases sanctions

    July 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    U.S ambassador to Myanmar, Derek Mitchell speaks during the signing ceremony between Sea Lion Co. Ltd., General Electric Healthcare and Bahosi and Pun Hlaing Hospitals in Yangon, Myanmar, Saturday, July. 14, 2012. General Electric became the first American...

  • 2 new wolf packs established in NM

    July 15, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal wildlife managers have designated two more Mexican gray wolf packs in New Mexico, bringing the number of packs in the American Southwest to 14. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has been trying to return the predators to...

  • Ex-state regulator jailed for probation violation

    July 15, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Former state utility regulator Jerome Block Jr. is back in jail. Records show Block was arrested Friday and booked into the Santa Fe County jail on a probation violation. State police say a urine test confirmed he had alcohol in his...

  • Bernalillo County settles in jail rape case

    July 15, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Three former female inmates who claim they were forced to have sex with a corrections officer and an inmate at the Metropolitan Detention Center will share in a $925,000 settlement. Bernalillo County has agreed to pay the women to...

  • NM unions complain about teacher evaluation plan

    July 15, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Three New Mexico teachers unions are complaining the state Public Education Department has failed to consult parents and teachers as it crafts a new teacher evaluation system. The state chapter of the American Federation of...

  • Seeding under way on 2 New Mexico burn scars

    July 15, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Contractors are seeding tens of thousands of acres in southern New Mexico that were charred in recent weeks by two wildfires. Federal officials say more than 19,200 acres of the Lincoln National Forest are being seeded in the wake...