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Archive for October 2nd, 2012

  • Stocks rise following expansion in manufacturing

    October 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- In this Sept. 20, 2012, file photo, trader Andrew Silverman, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. European stocks edged higher on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, as investors cautiously welcomed the result of stress tests of Spain’s...

  • Court seems unclear on house versus boat question

    October 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    The Supreme Court is seen in Washington, Monday, Oct. 1, 2012. The Supreme Court is embarking on a new term that could be as consequential as the last one with the prospect for major rulings about affirmative action, gay marriage and voting rights. (AP...

  • Honda recalls 600,000 Accords to fix faulty hoses

    October 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE-In this Sunday, Sept. 17, 2006, file photo, a handful of leftover 2006 Honda Accord sedans sit on the lot of a Honda dealership in the south Denver suburb of Littleton, Colo. Honda announced Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, that it is recalling 600,000 Accord...

  • South Africa starts investigating mine violence

    October 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    A group of protestors holds placards as a large crowd followed retired judge Ian Farlam and his team as they inspected the area where the bodies of mine workers were found after the shootings at Lonmin’s platinum mine in Marikana near Rustenburg, South...

  • New Mexico State University president resigns

    October 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State University President Barbara Couture stepped down Monday, effective immediately. The state Board of Regents accepted Couture’s resignation in what board Chairman Mike Cheney described as a mutually agreeable...

  • Group raises $283K to promote NM bond issue

    October 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Colleges and universities are banking on a statewide advertising campaign to help avoid a repeat of two years when New Mexico voters rejected a property tax-backed statewide bond proposal to finance renovation and construction projects...

  • NM Health Secretary Catherine Torres resigning

    October 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Catherine Torres is resigning as secretary of the New Mexico Department of Health after serving in the position for the last 18 months. Her resignation was announced Monday and is effective Oct. 15. Gov. Susana Martinez named the Las...

  • Las Cruces man dies when tractor rolls into ditch

    October 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A man whose tractor rolled into a canal south of Las Cruces has died. Dona Ana County sheriff’s spokeswoman Kelly Jameson says 72-year-old Wayne Barnes of Las Cruces was pronounced dead at the scene of the incident Sunday...

  • Ex-NM warden cleared in improper release case

    October 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    DEMING, N.M. (AP) — Charges against a former Luna County Detention Center warden accused of improperly releasing inmates have been dismissed. The Deming Headlight reports (http://bit.ly/QSg7cs) that 14 misdemeanor charges against John Krehbiel were dropped...

  • Police: Drunk NM man called police on himself

    October 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say an Albuquerque man has been arrested for drunken driving — after he called police on himself. KRQE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/QFPF8T) that Antonio Candelaria recently was arrested when officers found him drunk in...