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Archive for November 2nd, 2012

  • Kellogg says Pringles helped fatten profits

    November 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, photo, Kellogg’s brand food products are photogrpahed in North Andover, Mass. Kellogg’s appetite for salty snacks is helping fatten its profits. The world’s biggest cereal maker, best known for its Frosted...

  • Retailers’ gains in October could hurt holidays

    November 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Friday, Oct, 26, 2012, photo, people shop at an Apple store inside a mall in Cheektowaga, N.Y. Americans spent briskly in October before Superstorm Sandy hit the Northeast, but the question is whether they’re still willing to get an iPhone for...

  • Consumers give US economy a lift before election

    November 2, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, photo, a sign advertising a sale is seen posted on a storefront in Philadelphia. A flurry of reports released Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, showed that U.S. consumers are growing more confident and spending more, boosting a...

  • RI sues Schilling over 38 Studios loan guarantee

    November 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    CORRECTS DATE IN SECOND SENTENCE TO NOV. 1, NOT NOV. 12 – FILE – In this May 16, 2012, file photo, former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling, center, is followed by members of the media as he departs the Rhode Island Economic Development...

  • PACs pour money into legislative races

    November 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Political groups free from campaign finance restrictions are pouring millions of dollars into New Mexico’s legislative races that will determine whether Democrats hang on to their majorities in the House and Senate. A PAC with...

  • NM jury awards Fla. man $3.86M in balloon accident

    November 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico jury on Thursday awarded $3.86 million in damages to a Florida man who was injured in a hot air balloon accident in Albuquerque three years ago. Jurors found that the pilot acted recklessly and the Balloon Fiesta...

  • Young man arrested in fatal Rio Rancho shooting

    November 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — Police in Rio Rancho say a young man who had an ongoing dispute with a man who lived with his girlfriend’s mother is facing a murder charge after a shooting that left the older man dead. Police spokesman Sgt. Nicholas Onken...

  • Albuquerque under health alert for wildfire smoke

    November 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Health officials in Albuquerque have issued a health alert after smoke from a controlled burn drifted into town. The city’s Environmental Health Department issued the alert Wednesday morning after smoke from a controlled burn...

  • SF police: Argument led to senior center killing

    November 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe police say two people arrested in connection with a senior center resident’s death lived with the man and argued with him before he was fatally assaulted. Police Capt. Aric Wheeler says 30-year-old Jeannie Sandoval of...

  • Cell phone ban for NM state vehicles considered

    November 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico officials are considering an outright ban on the use of cell phones in state vehicles. The proposal is among nearly 50 changes that the General Services Department is considering implementing for state-owned vehicle use....