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Archive for October 17th, 2012

  • Albuquerque council passes new strip club rules

    October 17, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque’s City Council approved new rules for strip clubs aimed at discouraging human trafficking, prostitution and other crimes. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/TYn5SC) that the new rules set out...

  • Some businesses want to freeze city’s minimum wage

    October 17, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Some members of Santa Fe’s business community want to freeze the city’s minimum wage at its current rate of $10.29 per hour. A city ordinance requires that wage increases be recalculated every year based on a federally...

  • SFCC gets funding for green building program

    October 17, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe Community College is creating a new program to teach green building skills to at-risk youth. SFCC says it has received $1 million from the U.S. Department of Labor to set up the program. Officials say the program, which is...

  • Obama takes the offense, says Romney just for rich

    October 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama speak during the second presidential debate at Hofstra University, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, in Hempstead, N.Y. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — An aggressive President Barack...

  • Daughter offers no clues on Mexican drug lord

    October 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this June 10, 1993, file photo, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, leader of Mexico’s Sinaloa cartel, appears for reporters after his arrest at the high security prison of Almoloya de Juarez on the outskirts of Mexico City, from...

  • DreamWorks Animation SKG founders donate $90M

    October 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    This undated publicity photo released by DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. shows Steven Spielberg, left, Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen, right, whose last names represent the “SKG” in DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., said Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, they are...

  • Dirty shoes? How did steroids get contaminated?

    October 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In a Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 file photo, a delivery man walks up to the door of New England Compounding in Framingham, Mass. Federal and state investigators have been tightlipped about any problems they may have seen at the pharmacy whose steroid...

  • Similar names create trouble in prostitution case

    October 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Retired sheriff’s deputy Paul Main poses in his shop at his home Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012 in Alfred, Maine. Main’s phone has been ringing off the hook since a person with his same name, accused of visiting a prostitute in Kennebunk, was released on...

  • Clinton takes Benghazi responsibility; GOP unmoved

    October 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks after a meeting with Peru’s President Ollanta Humala in Lima, Peru, Monday, Oct. 15, 2012. Taking responsibility for security at the U.S. consulate in Libya where an attack by extremists last month...

  • KSM, 2 other Gitmo defendants don’t show in court

    October 17, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    In this photo of a sketch by courtroom artist Janet Hamlin and reviewed by the U.S. Department of Defense, Ramzi Binalshibh, one of the five Guantanamo prisoners charged in the Sept. 11 attacks, sits at a defense table holding a document waiving his right to...