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Archive for October 5th, 2012

  • Former pueblo governor, developer plead not guilty

    October 5, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The former governor of the Santa Ana Pueblo and a real estate developer from Pecos have pleaded not guilty to charges they embezzled at least $3.6 million from a group formed by the state’s 19 pueblos to develop the old...

  • NMSU president’s severance coming from vacancies

    October 5, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State University plans to pay for departing President Barbara Couture’s nearly $454,000 severance package with savings accumulated from as many as 15 vacant administrative positions. NMSU spokeswoman Julie Hughes...

  • FCC awards $18M to expand NM wireless networks

    October 5, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission has awarded about $18 million to telecommunications companies to expand access to high-speed cellular phone and wireless Internet service in central and southeastern New Mexico. U.S. Sen. Tom Udall...

  • Romney shifts to center as his confidence grows

    October 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Republican presidential candidate former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and his running mate Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., embrace during a rally in Fishersville, Va., Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential...

  • Man accused of being Russia agent didn’t mingle

    October 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Federal agents carry boxes out of Arc Electronics Inc. Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012 in Houston. A Kazakhstan-born businessman was charged in the U.S. on Wednesday with being a secret Russian agent involved in a scheme to illegally export microelectronics from the...

  • Job market steadying under Obama but remains weak

    October 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, photo, job hunter Bessie Soley, of Locust Grove, Ga., files out an application at the National Job Fair in Atlanta. The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose to a seasonally adjusted 367,000, a level...

  • After debate, Obama campaign signals ‘adjustments’

    October 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    President Barack Obama speaks during a post-debate rally, Thursday, Oct.4, 2012, at Sloan’s Lake Park in Denver. (AP Photo/The Denver Post, RJ Sangosti) MAGS OUT; TV OUT; NO INTERNET MADISON, Wis. (AP) — His performance panned, President Barack Obama...

  • Hundreds seen at risk in meningitis outbreak

    October 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    CORRECTS SPELLING OF KAINER, NOT KAYINER – In this Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012 photo, Dr. David Reagan, chief medical officer for the Tennessee Department of Health, right, and Dr. Dr. Marion Kainer, also with the state health department tell local and...

  • Red Sox fire Valentine after 1 tumultuous season

    October 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Boston Red Sox President and CEO Larry Lucchino speaks during an interview at Fenway Park in Boston, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, hours after the team announced that manager Bobby Valentine will not return in 2013. The Red Sox finished their baseball season in...

  • Fed open to linking rate hike to economic gauge

    October 5, 2012 • National NewsComments 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...