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Archive for October 24th, 2012

  • Facebook 3Q results show mobile ad growth

    October 24, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE-In this Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, smiles for photographers at the Gorki residencewhile meeting with the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in Moscow. Facebook’s third-quarter results released Tuesday, Oct....

  • Items from Schilling company hit RI auction block

    October 24, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Auction company employee Bianco Christofaro works that backside during an auction of the remnants of former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling’s video gaming company, 38 Studios, in Providence, R.I., Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. The artwork at right is...

  • Fox sets viewership record with 3rd debate

    October 24, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama answer a question during the third presidential debate at Lynn University, Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, in Boca Raton, Fla. (AP Photo/Pool-Win McNamee) NEW YORK (AP) — While it set a...

  • Norfolk Southern 3Q profit falls 27 percent

    October 24, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, file photo, a Norfolk Southern Railroad train pulls transport cars full of coal through central Illinois near Goodfield, Ill. Norfolk Southern Corp. says the weak economy contributed to a 27 percent drop in profits...

  • Group blasts feds over redacted wolf documents

    October 24, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Environmentalists on Tuesday accused federal wildlife managers of keeping secret some of the details behind decisions that led to the capture of a female Mexican gray wolf whose pack was blamed for several cattle killings in...

  • Ex-teacher in NM pleads guilty in child porn case

    October 24, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal authorities say a retired teacher in New Mexico has pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography. Under a plea agreement announced Tuesday, prosecutors say 75-year-old Joseph F. Zinkiewicz will be sentenced to 10 years...

  • Albuquerque voters to decide minimum wage proposal

    October 24, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A proposal appearing on the November ballot aims to raise the minimum wage in Albuquerque by a dollar and establish automatic increases in the future to keep up with inflation. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/Vz4IoZ)...

  • Santa Fe New Mexican to sell downtown building

    October 24, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Santa Fe New Mexican is selling its downtown office building and moving employees to its printing facility on the edge of town. The newspaper reports (http://bit.ly/POqxy8) that Santa Fe New Mexican owner Robin Martin announced...

  • 1 killed, 1 wounded in bungled robbery of shop

    October 24, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a clerk at an Albuquerque smoke shop fatally shot one man and injured another during a bungled robbery. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/QREK8t) that 29-year-old Ramon Salomon Sedillo died and...

  • Autopsy: Accidental choking caused inmate’s death

    October 24, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — An autopsy concludes that the death of a man who tried to swallow a bag of cocaine this summer at the Dona Ana County Detention Center was caused by accidental choking. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://bit.ly/TvFoPu) that the...