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Archive for December 2nd, 2012

  • The factory fire: Global commerce, local tragedy

    December 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 file photo shows a sweater with a Disney tag found among the equipment in a burned out garment factory on the outskirts of Dhaha, Bangladesh. A week after a blaze at the factory killed 112 workers, a glaring question...

  • Missouri lottery winners want to live normally

    December 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Mark, left, and Cindy, center, Hill are presented a check by a Missouri Lottery official during the announcement of Powerball winners in Dearborn, Mo., Friday, Nov. 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner) DEARBORN, Mo. (AP) — To announce one of the biggest events...

  • Obama pipeline decision may preview energy policy

    December 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This March 22, 2012 file photo shows President Barack Obama arriving at the TransCanada Stillwater Pipe Yard in Cushing, Okla. Embarking on a second term, Obama faces mounting pressure on a decision he had put off during his re-election campaign:...

  • Spain’s elBulli restaurant to sell wine cellar

    December 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 5, 2003 file photo, Spanish chef Ferran Adria examines ingredients in his kitchen workshop in Barcelona, Spain. Spain’s famed chef Ferran Adria says the wine cellar of his former restaurant, elBulli is to be auctioned to raise...

  • Merkel acknowledges Germans’ frustration on Greece

    December 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 30, 3012 file picture German Chancellor Angela Merkel casts her vote at the German federal parliament, Bundestag, in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Nov. 30, 2012. The German Parliament has given its overwhelming backing to a deal aimed at...

  • Climate activists march outside UN talks in Qatar

    December 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Qatari Women activists holding a banner reading “commit to climate justice 4 all ” as they march with local and international activists march to demand urgent action to address climate change at the U.N. climate talks in Doha, Qatar, Saturday ,...

  • Winner of NM house race disputes residence claim

    December 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A newly elected New Mexico state lawmaker is hitting back at claims that she does not live in district which she now represents. The Albuquerque Journal (http://bit.ly/Rs5eTS) reports Democrat Patricia Roybal Caballero says claims...

  • Woman who ran over NM police officer enters plea

    December 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A woman accused of running over a Farmington police officer during a car chase in 2011 will receive mental-health treatment as part of a plea deal. The Daily Times (http://bit.ly/Vd4Y77) reports 22-year-old Thuhang Ho pleaded no...

  • Ruidoso firefighters take heat for racy photos

    December 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two firefighters in the village of Ruidoso are taking heat for posting photos of two women in racy poses at a fire station. The Albuquerque Journal (http://bit.ly/VgdDYm) reports village officials said Friday they only learned this...

  • Bernalillo County discovers 125 unopened ballots

    December 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Election workers in Bernalillo County discovered about 125 unopened and uncounted absentee ballots. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/VkCgH7) that the county discovered several bundles of absentee ballots — still in...