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Archive for July, 2012

  • NYC budget uncertainty could lead to cuts later

    July 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this file photo of Oct. 4, 2011, a New York City taxi driver, displaying signs objecting to legislation that would allow livery cabs to pick up street hails in the outer boroughs, drives by a rally outside of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s...

  • Gas under graveyards raises moral, money questions

    July 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This photo made June 29, 2012 shows the entrance to the cemetery in Lowellville, Ohio. Trustees there received a proposal earlier this year to lease cemetery mineral rights for $140,000 plus a percentage of any royalties for any oil and gas, raising a tricky...

  • Some Dems still skittish on health care; GOP riled

    July 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Spectators watch a copy of H.R. 3200, an unsuccessful bill known as America’s Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009, burn during a ceremony organized by RetakeOurGov to protest the U.S. Supreme Court upholding President Barack Obama’s health care...

  • Brief relief, long-term questions on student loans

    July 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this April 17, 2012, file photo, House Transportation Committee Chairman Rep. John Mica, R-Fla. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Congress on Friday, June 29, 2012 emphatically approved legislation preserving jobs on transportation...

  • NM college to start posting employee salaries

    July 1, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Central New Mexico Community College plans to start posting its employees’ names and salaries online next week following a month of declining to do so. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/KKRfQm ) that the college...

  • New light shed on old Richardson allegations

    July 1, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New York trial has shed light on a closed investigation of former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, as a witness testified that the financial advisory firm that he worked for got a state contract worth nearly $1 million for 13...

  • Ex-deputy indicted in beating of Navajo man

    July 1, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a former New Mexico sheriff’s deputy who was caught on videotape beating a Navajo man with his flashlight, a case that tribal officials said clearly was racially motivated. A federal grand jury handed...

  • Former Israeli Prime Minister Shamir dies at 96

    July 1, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 22, 1991 file photo, an aide to Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir asks reporters to back off as Shamir leaves a meeting with President Bush White House. Israeli media are reporting that former Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir has...

  • Eastern US storms kill 13, cut power to millions

    July 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    In this photo taken Friday, June 29, 2012 shows a brick wall from the second story of the Christie’s on the Square store in Columbus Grove, Ohio. The bricks fell on and crushed two vehicles as strong winds tore through the region Friday afternoon. (AP...

  • Report: Ex-PSU president OK'd not reporting abuse

    July 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    In this photo combo, at left, in an Oct. 8, 2011 file photo, Penn State president Graham Spanier walks on the field before an NCAA college football game in State College, Pa. At right, former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky...