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Archive for September, 2012

  • An estimated 30 million watch Romney's speech

    September 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Aug. 30, 2012 file photo, Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. The Republican convention sent Mitt Romney into the fall campaign on a high...

  • What's next for markets? 3 experts weigh in

    September 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, in New York. Stocks are giving up some of their gains after comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke. Bernanke made clear Friday that the Federal Reserve will do...

  • Movie audiences find anti-Obama doc '2016'

    September 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This publicity image released by Rocky Mountain Pictures, shows an undated film clip of director, Dinesh D’Souza, interviewing George Obama in “2016: Obama’s America.” Despite the unconventional release of “2016: Obama’s...

  • American, US Airways one step closer to merger

    September 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this June 23, 2008 file photo, a US Airways jet takes-off as an American Airlines Jet is prepped for takeoff at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix. The parent company of American Airlines has entered a non-disclosure agreement with...

  • Bernanke: With unemployment high, Fed can do more

    September 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke walks outside of the Jackson Hole Economic Symposium, Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, at Grand Teton National Park near Jackson Hole, Wyo. Bernanke made clear Friday that the Federal Reserve will do more to boost the economy...

  • NM State policeman cleared in a fatal shooting

    September 1, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — Authorities have cleared a New Mexico State Police officer in the fatal shooting of a man in Clovis. Ninth Judicial District Attorney Matthew Chandler announced Friday he concluded his review of the Aug. 19 shooting and decided Officer...

  • Groups use technology to sign up voters in NM

    September 1, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — As the Labor Day weekend kicks off the final sprint to Election Day, a coalition of nonprofits is launching an aggressive effort to get more New Mexicans to the polls in November. Among their tools is a new smartphone app from the...

  • Boy in suspected DWI crash in Albuquerque dies

    September 1, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 2-year-old boy injured in an Albuquerque crash involving a suspected drunken driver has died. KOB-TV (http://bit.ly/PG208n ) cites the Albuquerque Police Department in saying that Vicente Griego’s family took the boy off...

  • Alamo man sentenced to 10 years in infant's death

    September 1, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Alamo man convicted of voluntary manslaughter in the death of an infant has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Federal prosecutors say 31-year-old Kalvest Ganadonegro will be on supervised released once he completes the prison...

  • NM quickly reverses decision to drop trail funding

    September 1, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico has reversed its decision to pull out of a program that provides money to build, improve and maintain recreational trails. The New Mexico Department of Transportation had informed the Federal Highway Administration on...