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Archive for October 17th, 2012

  • Hurricane Paul weakens to tropical storm off Baja

    October 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This NOAA satellite image taken Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 11:00 AM EDT shows Hurricane Paul over Baja Peninsula with maximum sustained winds 90mph. Rain showers associated with a cold front moves into the Northern Rockies. (AP PHOTO/WEATHER UNDERGROUND)...

  • Microsoft becomes friend and foe to PC partners

    October 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE-In this June 18, 2012, file photo, Microsoft Corp.’s new Surface tablet computer is displayed at Hollywood’s Milk Studios in Los Angeles. Microsoft’s first tablet computer, the Surface, will start at $499 when it goes on sale Oct. 26....

  • Target to match some rivals’ online prices

    October 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Tuesday, July 16, 2011 photo, a customer leaves a Target store in Los Angeles. In the latest effort to beat Amazon.com at its game, Target says that for the first time it will match prices that customers find on identical products at...

  • IBM’s 3Q earnings flat, revenue slides 5 percent

    October 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Monday, April 18, 2011, file photo, a scientist displays use of the IBM Internet Security Systems Proventia Network, which provides preemptive network security, at the IBM Alamden Research Center in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma,...

  • In a surprise, Pandit steps down as Citigroup CEO

    October 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- In this Wednesday, Feb 11. 2009, file photo, Citigroup Chief Executive Officer Vikram Pandit testifies before the House Financial Services Committee in Washington. Pandit abruptly severed his ties with Citigroup on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, stepping down...

  • NM high court puts voting case on hold

    October 17, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A lawsuit over straight party ticket voting is on hold in the New Mexico Supreme Court while a federal court considers the legal dispute. The state’s highest court on Tuesday postponed proceedings in a case brought by Democrats...

  • Albuquerque man accused of robbing 4 businesses

    October 17, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say an Albuquerque man has been indicted for allegedly robbing four businesses in the city at gunpoint earlier this year. A federal grand jury returned an eight-count indictment against 22-year-old Oscar Marquez....

  • Judge dismisses claim against Gallup newspaper

    October 17, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Former Gallup Mayor Harry Mendoza said he will challenge the dismissal of the final claim in a lawsuit he filed against a newspaper and its publisher. Mendoza contends that the Gallup Independent and Robert Zollinger portrayed him...

  • Dulce man pleads guilty in death of 3-year-old son

    October 17, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 31-year-old Dulce man pleaded guilty Tuesday to a second-degree murder charge in the death of his son. Federal prosecutors say Jay Rutherford Paiz admitting to killing his 3-year-old son in 2008 at his home on the Jicarilla Apache...

  • Aztec city manager applies for diversion program

    October 17, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — The city manager of Aztec has applied for a diversion program that could lead to the dismissal of a felony false imprisonment charge against him stemming from a domestic violence incident last year. The Farmington Daily Times reports...