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Archive for December 3rd, 2012

  • ‘Cliff’ talks: White House waiting on GOP move

    December 3, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This Nov. 30, 2012, photo provided by CBS News shows Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner answering questions about averting the “fiscal cliff” on the December 2nd edition of “Face the Nation.” Geithner said Republicans have to stop using fuzzy...

  • Prospects brighten for wine in Tenn. groceries

    December 3, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 file photo, a sign in a Kroger supermarket in Nashville, Tenn., urges shoppers to sign up for a group urging lawmakers to change state law that limits wine sales to liquor stores. (AP Photo/Erik Schelzig) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP)...

  • MSU: Catching waste energy with common materials

    December 3, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This undated photo released by Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich., shows doctoral student Xu Lu, who is part of a team that has developed a new thermoelectric material designed to more cheaply capture waste heat energy produced by car engines...

  • Brinksmanship on Obama Medicaid expansion for poor

    December 3, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Aug. 16, 2010 file photo, Virginia Secretary of Health and Human Resources, Dr. Bill Hazel speaks during a news conference at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. Conservative opponents of President Barack Obama’s health care law are...

  • Mescalero Apache to send members lawsuit checks

    December 3, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Members of the Mescalero Apache tribe are scheduled to receive checks of $1,500 each as part of a $32.8 million windfall received through federal settlement. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/TDydQa) that Tribal Council...

  • Feds: NM’s graduation rate among nation’s lowest

    December 3, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico has one of the worst four-year high school graduation rates in the nation, according to the U.S. Department of Education. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://bit.ly/SpzOdY) that new federal numbers from 2010-2011...

  • Police: Los Lunas officer shot at fellow officers

    December 3, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LOS LUNAS, N.M. (AP) — A Los Lunas officer has been stripped of her badge and car after police said she shot at fellow officers during a house party. KOAT-TV reports (http://bit.ly/QzUGB1) that police say Delinda Chavez was placed on administrative leave...

  • FBI meets with agencies on Chaves County homicides

    December 3, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — The Federal Bureau of Investigation is meeting with a number of New Mexico law enforcement agencies about two homicides in Chaves County and the shooting of a deputy. The Roswell Daily Record reports (http://bit.ly/YEpkfS) that the FBI...

  • NM habitat restoration project enters new phase

    December 3, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    In this photo taken Nov. 19, 2012, Adolfo Bustillos, left, and Eloy Aguirre, both of AJAC Enterprises Inc, continuing work on building a look out deck near a pond west of Tingley beach near Albuquerque, N.M. The work is part of the Middle Rio Grande...

  • NM utilities must have plans for weather crises

    December 3, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico gas and electric utilities are going to be required to have plans in place for severe weather-related crises. The Albuquerque Journal (http://bit.ly/VbcDlQ ) says the Public Regulation Commission’s recent 5-0 vote...