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Archive for October 5th, 2012

  • Troubled Calif. nuke plant aims to restart reactor

    October 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This Sept. 13, 2012 photo shows the San Onofre nuclear power plant along Pacific Ocean coastline in San Onofre, Calif. The operator of California’s troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant on Thursday Oct. 4,2012 proposed to restart one of the...

  • Calif. gas prices spike 8 cents a gallon overnight

    October 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Motorists drive past a gas station in Los Angeles Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. Motorists in California paid an average of $4.232 per gallon Wednesday. That is 45 cents higher than the national average and exceeded only by Hawaii among the 50 states. (AP...

  • Newest Navy destroyer pays tribute to SEAL from NY

    October 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Oct. 2, 2012 photo, Daniel, left, and Maureen Murphy, the parents Navy SEAL Lt. Michael Murphy attend a memorial service at the gravesite for their son at at Calverton National Cemetery in Calverton, N.Y. The memorial service was attended by crew from...

  • Fed open to linking rate hike to economic gauge

    October 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE-In this Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, file photo, federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks during a news conference in Washington. Federal Reserve wants to find a clearer way to signal to the public when it might start raising interest rates. The Fed has...

  • Retailers report slower sales growth in Sept

    October 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, photo, shoppers leave a store in Salem, N.H. Americans may have slowed their spending in September after splurging in the month before during the busy back-to-school shopping season. But most importantly, they are still...

  • 3-year-old boy falls out of car in Albuquerque

    October 5, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a woman has been cited after her 3-year-old son fell out of her car as it was stopped on an Albuquerque street. Albuquerque police say the child suffered minor injuries Thursday. The name and age of the woman has...

  • NM forest plans to round up free-roaming cattle

    October 5, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    MIMBRES, N.M. (AP) — Forest officials plan to round up cattle that have been roaming freely for years in the Gila Wilderness in southwestern New Mexico. The Wilderness Ranger District announced its impoundment order this week. It stems from reports of...

  • Horse-abuse activist loses 2 mounts in 2 months

    October 5, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Texas man who set out on a world-wide ride to publicize horse abuse has lost two mounts to injuries in the first two months of his ride. One of Carl Wayne Cooper’s horses had to be shot after it got its foot caught in a...

  • Feds clear way for NM transmission project

    October 5, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A proposed $350 million transmission project is one step closer to opening northeastern New Mexico to more solar and wind energy development thanks to a decision by federal regulators. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission this...

  • NM counties and cities try to lure nuke waste

    October 5, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Four government agencies in southeastern New Mexico are getting together to try to convince the federal government to put a high-level nuclear waste site in their region. Eddy and Lea counties and the cities of Carlsbad and Hobbs...