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Archive for July 21st, 2012

  • GE 2Q earnings drop 16 pct; reaffirms outlook

    July 21, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Machine operator Ed Snyder works in the cell assembly line at General Electric’s battery plant in Schenectady, N.Y., on Tuesday, July 10, 2012. General Electric Co. announced Tuesday it will invest $70 million to double the production of its advanced...

  • Haunted by Europe, US market can't get ahead

    July 21, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- In this Tuesday, July 17, 2012, file photo, specialists Charles Boeddinghaus, left, and Douglas Johnson, work at their posts on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Strong earnings from IBM and other technology companies nudged the stock market...

  • Starbucks opening 3 new Evolution juice stores

    July 21, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This photo provided by Starbucks shows a new Evolution juice store in Bellevue, Wash. On Friday, July 20, 2012, Starbucks Corp. announced the opening of three new Evolution juice stores. The move is just the company’s latest push to expand beyond its...

  • NM prison inmate hospitalized after attack

    July 21, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — An inmate at the Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility is at a Las Cruces hospital after being assaulted by other inmates. The New Mexico Corrections Department Security Threat Unit and New Mexico State Police are investigating....

  • NM Finance Authority's ex-accountant pleads guilty

    July 21, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A former accountant for the New Mexico Finance Authority has pleaded guilty to fraud and tax evasion for stealing $59,000 from the agency that’s embroiled in a scandal over a fake financial audit. The Taxation and Revenue...

  • Shuffling at NM wildlife agency triggers concerns

    July 21, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Environmentalists are concerned that reorganizing the New Mexico Game and Fish Department could spell trouble for the state’s nongame animals and programs aimed at conserving threatened and endangered species. Not so, the...

  • Missing woman in New Mexico found safe in Phoenix

    July 21, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico authorities say a woman who went missing after abandoning her car east of Las Cruces has been found safe in Phoenix. Dona Ana County Sheriff’s investigators became concerned for 58-year-old Marguerite Goodman’s...

  • Drug cartel member testifies in NM gun raid trial

    July 21, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — An associate of a Mexican drug cartel says he told members of a Deming family that the guns he purchased from them were bound for battle with a rival cartel. Jose Roman made the comments Thursday in the trial of New Deal Shooting...

  • Feds charge 23 with illegal gun possession

    July 21, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say 23 people have been charged with illegally owning guns as part of a gang crackdown in Farmington and San Juan County. At a press conference in Albuquerque, U.S. Attorney Ken Gonzalez says 16 people have been indicted...

  • State investigating cause of stomach illness in 11

    July 21, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Nearly a dozen people who say they ate food from a booth at a Santa Fe folk art market last weekend have reported stomach illnesses. Frank Fiore is the acting chief of the state Environment Department’s Health Bureau. He tells...