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Archive for October 6th, 2012

  • American says it has fixed seats on 42 planes

    October 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Two unidentified American Airlines passengers talk to a customer service representative, center, Friday, Oct. 5, 2012 in Miami, as they try to make arrangements for a flight, after their flight was cancelled. American Airlines says a combination of wear, poor...

  • Steep drop in unemployment rate spawns conspiracy

    October 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 27, 2006 file photo, former General Electric CEO Jack Welch addresses students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Cambridge, Mass. Conspiracy theorists came out in force Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, after the government...

  • Stocks mixed after US unemployment rate drops

    October 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Jonathan Corpina, left, works with fellow traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. Stocks are rising in early trading on Wall Street after the government reported that the U.S. unemployment rate fell below 8 percent for the...

  • Avon Products chairman to step down

    October 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 27, 2009 file photo, Avon Chairman and CEO Andrea Jung arrives for The Avon Foundation for Women benefit gala at Cipriani’s 42nd Street in New York. The beauty products company said Friday, Oct. 5, 2012 that Jung, who was...

  • Human remains found in New Mexico’s Quay County

    October 6, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities in New Mexico say human remains have been found in Quay County. State police say the remains are believed to be those of Kimberly Draman, who has been missing from the Tucumcari area since Sept. 13. The New Mexico State...

  • US, Mexico governors press for cooperation

    October 6, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer and governors from Mexican states have wrapped up two days of meetings in Albuquerque that touched on everything from economic partnerships and health care to border violence....

  • DA: NM fugitive became cartel assassin in Mexico

    October 6, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez, center, is shown at a border conference in Albuquerque, N.M. with New Mexico Ninth Judicial District Attorney Matt Chandler, left and Chihuahua Gov. Cesar Horacio Duarte Jaquez of Mexico, right, talking about the capture of...

  • Mora School District superintendent steps down

    October 6, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    MORA, N.M. (AP) — The superintendent of the Mora Independent School District in New Mexico has resigned. School board chairman Arthur Romero said he received Thomas Garcia’s resignation letter late Monday. Garcia had been selected for the school...

  • Retiring state Sen. Clint Harden resigns

    October 6, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Retiring state Sen. Clint Harden has resigned and says he hopes Curry County rancher Pat Woods will be appointed to the vacancy. Woods won the Republican nomination for the Senate seat in a hotly contested primary race and is unopposed...

  • Santa Fe police say $82K saved by shift changes

    October 6, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Santa Fe Police Department report shows the agency saved more than $82,000 in overtime costs after shifting to a five-day work week. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (bit.ly/RiRnL9) the research found that in the 2010-11 fiscal year,...