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Archive for November 11th, 2012

  • Obama’s wins in the Midwest are hardly a harbinger

    November 11, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this April 27, 2012 file photo, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, right, and Ohio Gov. John Kasich participate in a roundtable discussion in Westerville, Ohio. No matter how long the nation’s unemployment rate hovered around 8 percent,...

  • Former Citi chief Pandit gets $6.7 million bonus

    November 11, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 7, 2011 file photo, Vikram Pandit, CEO of CitiGroup, speaks at the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association annual meeting, in New York. Citigroup has paid its former CEO Pandit, who resigned abruptly in October 2012, a...

  • Fisheries nations set to discuss bluefin tuna

    November 11, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE– In this Friday, March 26, 2010 file photo, a local fisherman carries a tuna at a fishing port in Nachikatsuura, southwestern Japan. After defeating a proposal in 2010 to ban the export of an endangered fish that is a key ingredient of sushi, Japan...

  • Stagnant US exports to Cuba belie fair’s optimism

    November 11, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this picture taken Monday Nov. 5, 2012 people attend during the 30th Havana International Fair in Havana, Cuba. Many of America’s best-known brands were on display at a Havana exposition center this past week as representatives hawked some of the few...

  • Farm bill could hinge on budget talks

    November 11, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this June 6, 2012 file photo, Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kansas, ranking Republican on the Senate Agriculture Committee, listens at left as Committee Chair Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich. speaks about the farm bill during a news conference on Capitol...

  • Rio Grande project aims to channel more runoff

    November 11, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERUQE, N.M. (AP) — With much of New Mexico still stuck in severe drought, water managers are improving miles of channel along the Rio Grande so more winter and spring runoff can find its way to Elephant Butte Reservoir. Officials with the Interstate...

  • Albuquerque police board member conflict alleged

    November 11, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The woman who leads a citizen body that reviews complaints against Albuquerque police officers is being accused of having a conflict of interest because she also directs the local auxiliary of the Fraternal Order of Police. The...

  • Las Vegas spending $1.1 million on water meters

    November 11, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — Las Vegas plans to spend about $1.1 million in grant and loan money to upgrade existing water meters so that they no longer need to be read manually. City Utilities Director Ken Garcia says about $825,000 is coming from a grant and...

  • 2 pulled from car that that hit Albuquerque house

    November 11, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Firefighters in Albuquerque have pulled two people from a car that crashed into the living room of a house and ended up upside down. Firefighters had to shore up the damaged brick home to get to the victims in the BMW sedan on...

  • Martinez appoints SF lawyer as 1st District judge

    November 11, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez has named a Santa Fe personal injury and family law attorney as a judge in the 1st Judicial District. Sylvia LaMar will fill a vacancy created when District Judge Michael Vigil retired in September. Martinez...