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Archive for November 12th, 2012

  • Greece passes 2013 austerity budget

    November 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Protestors shout slogans during a march in Thessaloniki on Sunday Nov. 11, 2012. Lawmakers were to vote at midnight or shortly after, and the legislation is expected to pass. The vote comes four days after a separate bill of deep spending cuts and tax hikes...

  • Romney never overcame bailout opposition in Ohio

    November 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Nov. 6, 2012 photo, United Auto Workers member Harry Van Uden attends a rally on Election Day at the UAW Region 1 technical training center in Warren, Mich. Only a couple of weeks after Barack Obama won the presidency in 2008, the man who would become...

  • Heritage Guitar has international appeal

    November 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY, NOV. 11- In a Sept. 19, 2012 photo, Heritage Guitar employee Ray Noud starts the fret installation on a guitar fretboard at the company’s facility in Kalamazoo, Mich., a former Gibson Guitar production facility. The Heritage company...

  • Dems, GOP fight brewing over curbing filibusters

    November 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. listens to a question during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, to discuss Tuesday’s election results. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) WASHINGTON (AP) — A brewing and potentially...

  • Alaska ice tested as possible new energy source

    November 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this 2012 photo provided by ConocoPhillips Alaska Inc., methane extracted from a hydrate well is burned at a drill site on Alaska’s North Slope. A half mile below the ground at Prudhoe Bay, above the vast oil field that helped trigger construction of the...

  • Dems, GOP fight brewing over curbing filibusters

    November 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. listens to a question during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, to discuss Tuesday’s election results. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) WASHINGTON (AP) — A brewing and potentially...

  • New border post delayed over power shortfall

    November 12, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ANTELOPE WELLS, N.M. (AP) — A new $15 million outpost to house U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers and Border Patrol agents in southern New Mexico is a year behind schedule because federal planners failed to make sure the local power co-op could...

  • Tuskegee airman blames VA for botched eye surgery

    November 12, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Rio Rancho man who served in the famed Tuskegee Airmen is blaming the VA hospital in Albuquerque for a botched eye operation. A needle-like device called a cannula shot out of its syringe and into John Edward Allen’s eye...

  • $7M Los Ranchos mansion pays $25 in property taxes

    November 12, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — County and state officials want to know how the owner of a Los Ranchos mansion listed for sale at $7 million was billed only $25 for property taxes this year. Bernalillo County assessor Karen Montoya says she’s trying to find...

  • Santa Fe officers trained to police on bikes

    November 12, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe police Officer Jeff Worth treats his bike like a patrol car, and there’s no reason he shouldn’t. His Kona 27-speed mountain bike is equipped with a siren, flashing lights and an emergency kit. And his authority is...