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Archive for January 15th, 2013

  • Boeing 787 jets in Japan grounded after problems

    January 15, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    An All Nippon Airways flight sits at Takamatsu airport in Takamatsu, western Japan after it made an emergency landing Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. The flight to Tokyo from Ube in western Japan landed at the airport after a cockpit message showed battery...

  • Asia stocks mixed, Nikkei falls as yen slide halts

    January 15, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A man walks in front of the electronic stock board of a securities firm flashing Japan’s Nikkei 225 index, in Tokyo, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. Asian stocks posted modest gains Tuesday after Fed chief Ben Bernanke said the central bank’s bond buying...

  • PokerStars parent firm wants to buy NJ casino

    January 15, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this March 13, 2012 file photo, Michael Frawley, chief operating officer of The Atlantic Club, poses in front of the Atlantic City N.J. casino on the day it changed its name from ACH. The parent company of PokerStars, the online gambling site,...

  • Laid-off Oregon man wins $1 million in lottery

    January 15, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Misti Gunn fights back tears Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, at a market in Merlin, Ore., as she describes the financial hardship her family went through before winning $1 million in the Oregon Lottery. Rily Gunn said he was driving his family home to their cabin in...

  • Haslam announces higher ed goal, names new adviser

    January 15, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Gov. Bill Haslam speaks to a Boy Scout group in Lebanon, Tenn., on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. The Republican governor wants to boost the number of adults who hold post-secondary degrees from 32 percent to 55 percent by the year 2025. (AP Photo/Erik Schelzig)...

  • Americans Indians in NM hold ‘Idle No More’ rally

    January 15, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — American Indian activists and their allies have held a rally in New Mexico in solidarity with Native American protesters in Canada. Members of the “Idle No More” movement organized a demonstration Tuesday outside the New...

  • NM gov uses State of State to push economic plan

    January 15, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — As the New Mexico Legislature returned to work Tuesday, Gov. Susana Martinez used her State of the State address to press lawmakers to focus on boosting New Mexico’s struggling economy. Martinez spoke to a joint session of the...

  • Kids Count report released at New Mexico capitol

    January 15, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico children’s advocacy group on Tuesday presented the latest troubling statistics on child poverty, teen birth rates and math and reading proficiency during the first day of the legislative session, hoping to spur...

  • Governor proposes tougher DWI penalties

    January 15, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez is calling for tougher penalties for repeat drunken driving in New Mexico, including allowing authorities to seize their cars. The Republican governor recommended the proposals Tuesday in her state of the state...

  • Seagal movie begins filming in Albuquerque area

    January 15, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A movie starring Steven Seagal, Danny Trejo and Ving Rhames starts filming this week in the Albuquerque area. The New Mexico Film Office says the production of “Force of Execution” will employ at least 65 crew members...