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Archive for November 8th, 2012

  • Tweets mock Diane Sawyer as ‘tipsy,’ ‘hammered’

    November 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this March 24, 2012 photo, Diane Sawyer attends Aretha Franklin’s seventieth birthday party in New York. Sawyer’s Election Night performance left some viewers asking if she had begun celebrating Tuesday’s election a bit early....

  • WellPoint 3Q profit up, stock down after election

    November 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- This July 17, 2012, file photo, shows the corporate headquarters of WellPoint in Indianapolis. WellPoint said Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in the third quarter, it earned $691.2 million, or $2.15 per share. That’s up from $683.2 million, or $1.90 per...

  • Macy’s 3Q net income rises, but Sandy impact looms

    November 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Feb. 20, 2011 photo, the outside of a Macy’s store is shown in Dallas. Macy’s Inc.’s fiscal fourth-quarter net income surged 50 percent, driven by a strong holiday selling season. Macy’s is reporting Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, a...

  • Kraft’s profit rises as it embraces startup spirit

    November 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This Feb. 9, 2011, photo, shows containers of Kraft mayonnaise and Miracle Whip, at a Ralphs Fresh Fare supermarket in Los Angeles. Kraft Foods is embracing the spirit of a startup and betting that innovation will help it grow, as the maker of household names...

  • NM man sentenced for diverting online payments

    November 8, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque man has been sentenced to 366 days in prison for unlawfully accessing an artist’s computer and diverting more than $4,000 to himself. Prosecutors say a federal judge on Wednesday also ordered 40-year-old Andrew...

  • Colorado couple indicted in NM armed bank robbery

    November 8, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Colorado couple has been indicted in connection with an armed bank robbery in New Mexico two months ago. Prosecutors say 42-year-old Robert O’Dell Neihart and his 42-year-old wife Denise Myrick allegedly robbed a Wells Fargo...

  • NM county says voters left behind items

    November 8, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Voters in one New Mexico county made sure they got their voices heard. But some of them also left a few souvenirs behind. Dona Ana County officials said that voters left a number of items in voter booths on Tuesday, from sets of...

  • Hearing set for NM PTDS medical marijuana listing

    November 8, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A hearing aimed at possibly removing post-traumatic stress disorder from the list of eligible medical conditions for medical marijuana use is set to begin. The New Mexico’s Medical Cannabis Program’s Medical Advisory Board...

  • NMSU VP/Provost to step down

    November 8, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State University executive vice president and provost Wendy Wilkins is stepping down. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://bit.ly/SSLJCZ) that NMSU interim President Manuel Pacheco announced Tuesday that Wilkins will be...

  • Long lines, shortage of machines plagued NM voting

    November 8, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — New voting systems triggered long voting lines and a shortage of voting machines in some polling sites in New Mexico. In Rio Rancho, some voters found themselves Tuesday in three-hour lines and continued waiting into early Wednesday...