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Archive for December 5th, 2012

  • Ilitch proposes $650M project housing Red Wings

    December 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This photo taken Thursday June 14, 2012 shows an aerial view of downtown Detroit shows parking lots behind The Fox Theatre and the State Theatre. Detroit Red Wings and Fox Theatre owner Mike Ilitch said Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, that he plans a $650 million...

  • Netflix outbids Starz for rights to Disney movies

    December 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This combination of AP file photos shows the Walt Disney logo in Burbank, Calif. on June 2, 2006, and Netflix’s headquarters in Los Gatos, Calif., on March 20, 2012. Netflix’s video subscription service has trumped pay-TV channels and grabbed the...

  • Republican opposition downs UN disability treaty

    December 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This handout video image provided by CSPAN2 shows former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole, right, wheeled into the Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 4,2012, by his wife Elizabeth Dole. Frail and in a wheelchair, Dole was a startling...

  • Fast-growing fish may never wind up on your plate

    December 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This undated 2010 handout photo provided by AquaBounty Technologies shows two same-age salmon, a genetically modified salmon, rear, and a non-genetically modified salmon, foreground. Salmon that’s genetically modified to grow twice as fast as normal...

  • Hugh Hefner, fiancee obtain marriage license

    December 5, 2012 • Business, EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this April 26, 2010 file photo, Hugh Hefner, left, and Crystal Harris arrive at the premiere of “Iron Man 2″ at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles. Hefner and Harris obtained a marriage license in Beverly Hills, Calif. on...

  • Governor has another chance to appoint GOP judge

    December 5, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A state Court of Appeals judge who lost in the general election is among three candidates recommended to Republican Gov. Susana Martinez for possible appointment to an upcoming vacancy on the court. A Judicial Nominating Commission on...

  • Ex-contractor pleads guilty in NM child porn case

    December 5, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a former federal contractor in New Mexico has pleaded guilty to child pornography charges. Prosecutors say 65-year-old Lawrence Lucero of Tucumcari entered his plea Tuesday morning in a federal court in Albuquerque....

  • Hobbs man killed in semi-truck rollover in NM

    December 5, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LOVING, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a Hobbs man is dead after his semi-tractor truck crashed and caught fire near the city of Loving. New Mexico State Police identified the victim of Tuesday’s crash as 48-year-old David Tyler. They say the accident...

  • Federal judge dismisses Mexican gray wolf lawsuit

    December 5, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed claims by environmentalists that New Mexico wildlife managers violated the Endangered Species Act by allowing trapping in Mexican gray wolf territory. U.S. Magistrate Lorenzo Garcia dismissed the suit...

  • Body found in NM cave; 2 suspects arrested

    December 5, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Two men are in custody in connection with the death of an unidentified man whose body was found at the El Malpais National Monument in New Mexico. New Mexico State Police said Tuesday that 20-year-old Bryce Franklin and 22-year-old...