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Archive for October 19th, 2012

  • Microsoft profit falls ahead of Windows 8 launch

    October 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, file photo, the new Microsoft logo is seen above the entrance to a company store in Seattle. Microsoft Corp.’s net income fell 22 percent in the latest quarter as it deferred revenue from the sale of its...

  • Macy’s launches new brands to target millennials

    October 19, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This undated photo provided by Macy’s shows a clothing display which is part of the retailer’s Macy’s Millennial strategy. Announced in spring 2012 with an internal restructure to focus on this customer and a plan to be implemented in...

  • Google delivers 3Q letdown early, stock plummets

    October 19, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, file photo, people attend a workshop, “New York Get Your Business Online,” at Google offices in New York. Google Inc.’s stock plunged suddenly on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, after a contractor...

  • Tentative deal cited on Albuquerque balloon fest

    October 19, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque officials are citing a tentative agreement in negotiations between the city and the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. A brief announcement says Mayor Richard Berry and festival officials will hold a Friday...

  • NM man caught after escaping from sheriff’s van

    October 19, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    BLOOMFIELD, N.M. (AP) — San Juan County authorities say a man already facing a charge of escape from jail was recaptured Thursday after he managed to get out of a sheriff’s transport van. The sheriff’s office says 23-year-old Andrew Whittenberg...

  • US indicts 9 in alleged Deming-based drug ring

    October 19, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A federal indictment accuses nine individuals of participating in a Deming-based ring that allegedly distributed large amounts of methamphetamine in several southern New Mexico communities. Federal authorities say the ring allegedly...

  • Woman pleads guilty to embezzlement from NM pueblo

    October 19, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Picuris Pueblo woman faces up to five years in prison after pleading guilty to a federal indictment charging her with embezzling $132,000 from the tribal organization. The U.S. Attorney’s Office says 61-year-old Norma Mermejo...

  • Navajo court building reopens after car run-in

    October 19, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SHIPROCK, N.M. (AP) — The Navajo Nation’s courthouse in Shiprock has reopened after a vehicle ran into the front entrance. Judicial spokeswoman Karen Francis says the building reopened Thursday morning, a day after it was damaged by a car. However,...

  • NM shooting range to hold coyote killing contest

    October 19, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A shooting range and gun store is scheduled to hold a two-day contest to see who can kill the most coyotes in New Mexico. KOB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/RXlQi3) that Calibers Shooting Sports Center in Albuquerque is set to hold the...

  • Shiprock to get its first hotel

    October 19, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — The town of Shiprock will finally be able to offer visitors a place to stay. The Daily Times (http://bit.ly/RbivML) reports the Shiprock Chapter announced earlier this week its approval of a 25-year lease for the construction of a...