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Archive for December 22nd, 2012

  • Help at hand when elderly relative’s health fails

    December 22, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012 photo, Barbara Newman Mannix, founder of A Dignified Life, poses for a photo outside her office in White Plains, N.Y. The company stands in for family members who can’t be as close as they’d like when an elderly...

  • Will he or won’t he? Italy awaits Monti’s decision

    December 22, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo released by the Italian Presidency, the general secretary Donato Marra officially announces the resignation of Mario Monti at the Quirinale presidential palace in Rome Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. Mario Monti handed in his resignation to Italy’s...

  • Burger King’s Whopper returns to France

    December 22, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    A customer purchases a meal at a Burger King restaurant in Marseille-Provence airport, in Marignane, France, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012. Fifteen years after leaving France, the U.S. hamburger chain Burger King returned with the opening of a restaurant in...

  • Nigeria railroad project connects 2 major cities

    December 22, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Passengers traveling to Kano, Nigeria, wait for the train to move off as part of a newly inaugurated train service, in Lagos, Nigeria Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. Nigeria has rebuilt the railroad tracks connecting its commercial centre of Lagos in the south to...

  • Hurting Spaniards celebrate Christmas lottery wins

    December 22, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Carmen, centre hugs her daughter Azahara, right, and an unidentified cousin after winning the main Christmas lottery prize “El Gordo” (“The Fat One”) in Alcala de Henares, just outside of Madrid, Saturday Dec. 22, 2012. Lucky winners of Spain’s...

  • Ex-SC sheriff’s deputy wanted in NM robbery found

    December 22, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former South Carolina sheriff’s lieutenant wanted for the armed robbery of one Santa Fe., N.M., pharmacy and the attempted robbery of another has been found unconscious in a hotel room and hospitalized. George William Smith...

  • Owners marketing closed SF Indian school

    December 22, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A historic but shuttered Indian school overlooking northern Santa Fe is being marketed as a possible senior living facility. The century-old St. Catherine Indian School campus has been on the market at $4 million for about two weeks....

  • 2 believed dead after fire So. of Mendanales

    December 22, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — State police say a mobile home fire in Rio Arriba County is believed to have claimed two lives. Spokesman Lt. Robert McDonald says the fire broke out in a home off U.S. 84 south of Mendanales early Friday. KOAT-TV reports neighbors...

  • Albuquerque airport to close long-term parking lot

    December 22, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Officials are preparing for a reconstruction project at the Albuquerque International Sunport and that means the long-term parking lot will be closed for about five months. Airport officials say the lot will be closed starting the...

  • Small plane goes down near Las Cruces airport

    December 22, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Police say a pilot escaped injury after his small plane went down south of Interstate 10 near the Las Cruces airport. Captain Rich Libicer says it’s still unclear if the plane crashed or had an emergency...