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Archive for November 15th, 2012

  • Republicans blame Corzine in MF Global failure

    November 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 15, 2011 file photo, former MF Global Holdings Ltd. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jon Corzine testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Financial Services Committee. Republicans on a House panel that...

  • Prosecutor: Embezzlement plea a warning to others

    November 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Rita Crundwell stands outside of the federal courthouse in Rockford, Ill. on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012. Crundwell, the former comptroller of Dixon, pleaded guilty to allegations she embezzled more than $50 million from the small city in Illinois to fund a...

  • Fed minutes suggest new bond-buying plan is likely

    November 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, file photo Pedestrians walk past the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in New York. The Federal Reserve is signaling that it will likely launch a new bond buying program in December to try to spur job growth. The...

  • Sandy, careful consumers lower US retail sales

    November 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, photo, people shop at a mall in Cheektowaga, N.Y., Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. Americans cut back sharply on spending at retail businesses in October, an indication that some may still be cautious about the economy. Superstorm Sandy...

  • Stocks slide as impasse over budget deficit looms

    November 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 7, 2012, file photo, James Dresch of MND Partners Inc. works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Wall Street also appeared headed for gains on the open Wednesday Nov. 14, 2012 as renewed efforts got under way in...

  • Court affirms conviction of ex-Albuquerque officer

    November 15, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A federal appeals court has affirmed the conviction and sentence of an ex-Albuquerque police officer who tipped off a friend to a drug trafficking investigation. Brad Ahrensfield had appealed based on various claims of error by the...

  • Santa Fe police to file charges in dog mauling

    November 15, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe police say charges will be filed in a dog mauling case that left a disabled woman injured and her Chihuahua dead. Police Sgt. Andrea Dobyns tells the Albuquerque Journal (http://bit.ly/TFubpc) that the charges could include...

  • Human remains found near NM’s Brantley Lake

    November 15, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Medical investigators are trying to identify human remains that turned up in a dry lake bed in southeastern New Mexico. State police say the remains were taken to the Office of the Medical Investigator in Albuquerque after being...

  • Settlement reached over $1.2 million painting

    November 15, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Santa Fe gallery and the co-founder of the Gateway computer company have reached a settlement over the value of a painting that depicts the American West. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (http://bit.ly/RXYc5S) that state District...

  • New Mexico moves ahead with health exchange

    November 15, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration is moving ahead to establish a state-run clearinghouse to help small businesses and tens of thousands of individuals find affordable health insurance they currently lack. A fight over the...