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Archive for July 25th, 2012

  • Developer of loved-and-loathed home treadmill dies

    July 25, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this December 2005 family photo, mechanical engineer William Staub attends a family gathering. Staub, who is credited with bringing treadmills out of doctor’s offices and into homes and gyms, died at his Clifton, N.J. home on Thursday, July 19, 2012, his...

  • Apple sags as consumers buy cheaper iPhones

    July 25, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In his Thursday, July 12, 2012 photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook walks to the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. Apple Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes on Tuesday, July 24. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma) NEW YORK...

  • Netflix's 2Q numbers disappoints, stock tumbles

    July 25, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this July 11, 2012 photo, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings at the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. Netflix says its second-quarter earnings plunged 91 percent amid a slowdown in subscriber growth. The financial deterioration...

  • Pro, con arguments on proposed NY sugary drink ban

    July 25, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Walter Willett, a professor of epidemiology and nutrition at Harvard School of Public Health, speaks during a New York City Board of Health public hearing on the proposal to limit the size of sugary drinks Tuesday, July 24, 2012 in New York. New York faced...

  • Charities help pets when foreclosure victims can't

    July 25, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken on Thursday, July 12, 2012, a pair of foster kittens play inside Lost Our Home Pet Foundation in Phoenix. Lost Our Home helps people facing foreclosure place their pets with other families or in foster environments until their owners can...

  • Airline bid to block consumer protections rejected

    July 25, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 9, 2012, file photo, a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 waits to take off at Chicago’s Midway Airport as another lands. The government can require airlines to show consumers a total ticket price that includes taxes and fees in...

  • Man sentenced in connection with Tucumcari murder

    July 25, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    TUCUMCARI, N.M. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for tampering with evidence in the murder of a Tucumcari woman. New Mexico prosecutors say 37-year-old Dennis “D.J.” Hendren was sentenced Tuesday to the maximum sentence....

  • Governor names new leader for NM National Guard

    July 25, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez on Tuesday named an Air Force National Guard colonel with more than 30 years of military experience to lead New Mexico’s Guard forces. Col. Andrew Salas will serve as the state’s adjutant general,...

  • Female golden eagle found dead near Dulce, NM

    July 25, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal authorities say a female golden eagle has been found dead near Dulce. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials say the bird was shot and the case is under investigation. The birds are protected under the federal Bald and...

  • NM prison 'shakedown' nets 20 homemade weapons

    July 25, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico prison officials say a statewide shakedown of the state’s prisons found a small amount of drugs, a tattoo machine and 20 homemade weapons. Jerry Roark, director of adult prisons, said Tuesday that the seven-day...