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Archive for October 31st, 2012

  • Wall Street back in business after storm shutdown

    October 31, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    The streets surrounding the New York Stock Exchange are deserted as financial markets remain closed for the second day due to superstorm Sandy, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. Sandy, the storm that made landfall Monday, caused multiple fatalities, halted mass transit...

  • Greece delays austerity vote, warns of ‘chaos’

    October 31, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – It this Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 file photo shows Greece’s Prime Minister Antonis Samaras makes statements at Maximos mansion in Athens. Samaras said on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 that the government had essentially ended negotiations on new...

  • EU beer brewers refuse to swallow French suds tax

    October 31, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    File – In this March 10, 2004 file photo, a selection, out of more than 450 types, of beer is shown in Brussels, Belgium. France, the land of wine, is planning heavy taxes on beer, and that is not going down well with brewers, even in other nations....

  • Ford reports $1.63b 3Q profit despite Europe woes

    October 31, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011, photo, a Ford Focus is on display at a car dealership in San Jose, Calif. Ford’s third-quarter net income eases 1 percent to $1.63 billion as European losses swamp record North American profits, the company announced...

  • Bernalillo County removes LWV voting guides

    October 31, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The League of Women Voters says Bernalillo County has ordered its voting guides removed from polling stations. League President Shelly Shepherd says the county clerk ordered the guides be taken away after Secretary of State Dianna...

  • Navajo Nation Council endorses Heinrich

    October 31, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Navajo Nation Council says it is endorsing Democrat Martin Heinrich in New Mexico’s U.S. Senate race. Navajo Nation Council Delegate Russell Begaye said Tuesday the council is backing Heinrich because of his support for...

  • FBI report: Albuquerque violent crime down

    October 31, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s largest city followed a statewide trend last year and saw a drop in violent crime while reported property crimes increased. An annual report from the Federal Bureau of Investigation released this week showed that...

  • I-10 speed limit to increase south of Las Cruces

    October 31, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The speed limit is increasing to 75 mph on a nearly 14-mile stretch of Interstate 10 south of Las Cruces. New Mexico highway officials say the speed limit is bumping up from 70 mph for both directions of traffic between the Mesquite...

  • Richardson to lobby for Calif. spaceport

    October 31, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, who championed the development of New Mexico’s spaceport, is going to work for California’s space center. Richardson has been hired as a consultant for Mojave Air and Space Port,...

  • Richardson to lobby for Calif. spaceport

    October 31, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, who championed the development of New Mexico’s spaceport, is going to work for California’s space center. Richardson has been hired as a consultant for Mojave Air and Space Port,...