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Archive for November 10th, 2012

  • After 3 bumpy years, Europe turns corner on crisis

    November 10, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this June 16, 2011 file photo, Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, welcomes the governor of the Banca d’Italia and candidate for the European Central Bank presidency Mario Draghi at the chancellery in Berlin. The worst of...

  • US economic growth was likely stronger in Q3

    November 10, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 photo, a container ship passes the Florida Power & Light Port Everglades Plant on its way to unload its cargo at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. U.S. wholesale businesses increased their stockpiles in September at...

  • Western Md.’s Wisp ski resort finds a buyer

    November 10, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Aug. 22, 2011 file photo, a “For Sale” sign stands in front of a luxury log home at the Wisp Resort in McHenry, Md. The financially strapped owners of Maryland’s only ski resort say they have found a buyer for the...

  • AP sources: Navy SEALs punished for secrets breach

    November 10, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This product image provided by Electronic Arts shows action from the video game “Medal of Honor: Warfighter.” Seven members of the secretive Navy SEAL Team 6, including one involved in the mission to kill Osama bin Laden, have been punished for...

  • Work from Monet’s ‘Water Lilies’ fetches over $43M

    November 10, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This image provided by Christie’s Images, Ltd, in New York, Friday Nov. 9, 2012, shows a work from Claude Monet’s “Water Lilies” series. The painting is from the estate of Ethel Strong Allen, widow of Wall Street executive Herbert...

  • Nuke lab system to cost $41 million to fix

    November 10, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The estimate for fixing a new but inoperable $213 million security system at the nation’s nuclear bomb lab has doubled, officials with Los Alamos National Laboratory confirmed Friday. Lab director Charles McMillan sent...

  • NM to deploy resources to storm-ravaged states

    November 10, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez has signed an order to support the deployment of New Mexico resources to northeastern states that need help in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. Friday’s executive order makes $200,000 available to the Department...

  • NM store selling ‘Breaking Bad’ bath salts

    November 10, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico company is selling “bad” blue, meth-looking bath salts in honor of the AMC TV show “Breaking Bad.” The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/VY25I3) that the Albuquerque-based Great Face...

  • Bernalillo County seeking to fix jail overcrowding

    November 10, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Bernalillo County officials say there may be as many as 1,000 people being held at the chronically overcrowded Metropolitan Detention Center who don’t need to be there. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/Rp9rnZ)...

  • New Mexico permanent funds grow $2B in past year

    November 10, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The State Investment Council reports that New Mexico’s largest permanent funds grew by about $2 billion during the past year as financial markets performed strongly. The Land Grant Permanent Fund had returns of 18 percent during...