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Archive for November 3rd, 2012

  • Fierce finish: Romney, Obama sharpen closing lines

    November 3, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally at Springfield High School, Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 in Springfield, Ohio. (AP Photo/The Springfield News-Sun, Bill Lackey) WEST CHESTER, Ohio (AP) — Down to a fierce finish, President Barack Obama accused...

  • Fuel shortage means gridlock in lines for gasoline

    November 3, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    A cab driver pushes his taxi cab forward in a line for gasoline in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Friday, Nov. 2, 2012. In parts of New York and New Jersey, drivers face another day of lining up for hours at gas stations struggling to stay supplied....

  • When working from home goes wrong

    November 3, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 31, 2012 file photo, morning commuters walk and bicycle across New York’s Brooklyn Bridge. On the Brooklyn Bridge, closed earlier because of high winds, joggers and bikers made their way across the span before sunrise. Car...

  • Solid job growth in last reading before election

    November 3, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 photo, John Ferri of Combined Insurance talks to Samantha Ellis, of Ellenville, N.Y., during a job fair at the Marriott Hotel, in Colonie, N.Y. According to government reports released Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, the U.S. economy...

  • Lower production, prices hurt Chevron 3Q profit

    November 3, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This Monday, Aug. 20, 2012 photo shows a Chevron sign in Miami. Chevron Corp. said Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, its third-quarter net income fell 33 percent as production declined and it sold oil and gas at lower prices. The second-largest U.S. oil company said...

  • Review: Surface mostly bridges work-play divide

    November 3, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, file photo, visitors try out Microsoft Corp.’s “Surface” touchscreen tablet computers, at “Build,” Microsoft Corp.’s developers conference, in Redmond, Wash. The Surface is...

  • Hyundai, Kia overstated gas mileage, EPA finds

    November 3, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, photo, a Hyundai Elantra is seen inside of a Hyundai car dealership in Des Planines, Ill. Major automakers are reporting Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, that sales increased for October despite losing three days of business to the...

  • Feds file suit against NM rental property owner

    November 3, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal authorities have filed a lawsuit against the owner and manager of rental property in Albuquerque for allegedly discriminating against a disabled tenant. The civil complaint was filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the...

  • Supreme Court candidates spend more than $100,000

    November 3, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico established public campaign financing for statewide judicial races five years ago, but a glitch in the law didn’t allow candidates for the state Supreme Court in the November general election to qualify for the program...

  • Texas lawyer arrested on NM warrant in civil case

    November 3, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Texas lawyer who failed to post a $500,000 bond or appear at a May hearing after a New Mexico judge ruled he owed more than $2 million in fines and damages in a civil case has been arrested and is awaiting extradition to New...