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Archive for October 9th, 2012

  • Nickelodeon TV says Romney skipped kids’ questions

    October 9, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney poses for photographs with students of Fairfield Elementary School, Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, in Fairfield, Va. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mitt Romney may want to reconsider...

  • Lengthy review possible at damaged Cal nuke plant

    October 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Sunday, June 17, 2012 file photo, Elmo Collins, regional administrator of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, speaks during an interview in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. The NRC is holding a public meeting to discuss the state of the San...

  • Alaska Airlines: Operations returning to normal

    October 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    James Cotter, left, and Andrew Ward of Integrated Logic wait to check in for a flight to Bethel as an Alaska Airlines computer problem delayed flights across its 64-airport network on the West Coast and in Mexico and Canada Monday, Oct. 8, 2012 at Ted Stevens...

  • Oil prices fall after warning from World Bank

    October 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, photo, workers count the small currency notes from bus fares at the accounting center of a bus company in Rizhao city in east China’s Shandong province. A strong warning from the World Bank that growth in Asia may...

  • Re-elected Chavez faces likely economic reckoning

    October 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez greets his supporters from the Miraflores presidential palace balcony in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012. Chavez won re-election and a new endorsement of his socialist project Sunday, surviving his closest race...

  • Eurogroup chief: Lenders, Greece should agree soon

    October 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Greek Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras , left, talks with International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde, during the Eurogroup meeting, in Luxembourg, Monday Oct. 8, 2012. Finance ministers from the nations sharing the euro currency assess...

  • China art auctioneers face off with foreign rivals

    October 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Staff members listen to collectors’ offers on the phone during the autumn sale of China Guardian Auctions Co., in Hong Kong Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012. Chinese and international auction houses are encroaching on each other’s territory in Hong Kong and...

  • YouTube takes original programming venture abroad

    October 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- This Dec.31, 2008 file photo taken through a magnifying glass shows a video of German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivering her New Year’s speech beside the Youtube channel of the German government. YouTube announced Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, that it is...

  • NM voting begins Tuesday at county clerks’ offices

    October 9, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Election Day is still four weeks away, but New Mexicans can start voting Tuesday in the general election. Voters can go to their county clerk’s office to cast a ballot in person, and clerks will begin mailing out absentee...

  • Solar businesses alive and well in New Mexico

    October 9, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s solar manufacturing industry is alive and well despite a market glut of solar panels that forced one producer to close its doors. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/Q7wmn3) that most of New...