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Archive for July 18th, 2012

  • NYC Council committee backs NYU expansion

    July 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Ann Pellegrini, center, Associate Professor of Religious Studies at New York University (NYU) speaks during a news conference of neighborhood activists and NYU faculty members at City Hall on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 in New York. The group oppose NYU plans to...

  • 48 charged in massive Medicaid fraud case

    July 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this undated photo provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, a large supply of vials, pills and other medical supplies seized by the FBI in a drug diversion scheme are shown in the FBI’s evidence room in New York. Prosecutors say that the scheme...

  • Calif. restaurants duck weak state foie gras ban

    July 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this May 11, 2012 file photo, Minty O’Callaghan, left, and Kathy Kuwaye enjoy a carrot soup topped with a foie gras cream at the Sent Sovi restaurant in Saratoga, Calif. California’s ban on foie gras could be a boon for at least one...

  • Cheaper gas keeps US consumer prices flat

    July 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- In this Monday, June 11, 2012, photo, blouses hang on a rack at a clothing store in North Andover, Mass. Consumer prices were unchanged in June, held down by cheaper gas. Outside the volatile food and energy categories, inflation was mild. Weak growth...

  • Shiprock man pleads guilty in sexual assault case

    July 18, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a Shiprock man has pleaded guilty to the sexual assault of a teenage girl last year on the Navajo Nation. Federal prosecutors say 55-year-old Samuel Jackson entered a plea agreement Tuesday with the U.S....

  • NM governor tours flood damage at Santa Clara

    July 18, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA CLARA PUEBLO, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez says recent rains have made matters worse for Santa Clara Pueblo as it tries to recover from last year’s Las Conchas Fire. Martinez and state emergency management officials met with...

  • Santa Fe police offer online reporting for public

    July 18, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Crime in Santa Fe now can be reported to police online. The Santa Fe Police Department says the reporting system allows members of the public to file a report without having to talk with an officer. The system isn’t set up for...

  • Police looking for shooter in gas station killing

    July 18, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police are investigating the shooting death of an employee at a gas station. Police spokeswoman Tasia Martinez says authorities believe the employee was killed during a robbery near the University of New Mexico. Martinez...

  • Ramah man sentenced on assault conviction

    July 18, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Ramah man convicted of assault with a deadly weapon has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison. Federal prosecutors say 22-year-old Kerley Biggs admitted to beating a Navajo man in the head and face with an expandable metal...

  • Lawyer: NM jail guard in rape case can't be fired

    July 18, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An attorney says a New Mexico jail guard accused in a settled federal lawsuit of raping three female inmates can’t be fired. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/MEI0Ck) that Bernalillo County Attorney Randy Autio...