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Archive for January 23rd, 2013

  • Black Keys sue casino owner over commercial song

    January 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 29, 2012 file photo, guitarist Dan Auerbach, center, and drummer Patrick Carney of The Black Keys perform at the Global Citizen Festival in Central Park, in New York. The Black Keys are remaining vigilant when it comes to...

  • Mississippi River shipping resumes at Ill. lock

    January 23, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    A towboat pushes a barge past Lock & Dam 27 early Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, in Granite City. Ill. A key stretch of the Mississippi River reopened to shipping Wednesday after hasty repairs were made to a lock damaged by a barge, marking the latest victory...

  • Wis. GOP begins mining bill push with hearing

    January 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Shirl LaBarre and Jim Miller of Hayward testify in support of proposed mining permit legislation during a public hearing at the state Capitol in Madison, Wis., Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Wisconsin State Journal, M.P. King) MADISON, Wis....

  • Study: Digital information can be stored in DNA

    January 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In an undated photo provided by European Molecular Biology Laboratory via Nature magazine, Dr. Nick Goldman of EMBL-EBI examines synthesized DNA in an Eppendorf vial. The genetic material has long stored all the information needed to make plants and animals,...

  • Apple’s profit rocket hits air pocket

    January 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 20, 2012 photo, people line up to enter a newly-opened Apple Store in Wangfujing shopping district in Beijing. Apple’s profit surge halted in the latest quarter, as a flood of new products like the iPhone 5 meant high start-up...

  • Beverage industry, NYC lawyers duel over drinks

    January 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 13, 2012 photo, Luke Husemann, and Christina Nunez, of Baltimore, sip on extra-large soft drinks at a McDonald’s restaurant in New York. The city defended its groundbreaking size limit on sugary drinks Wednesday, Jan. 23,...

  • Ex-NM paramedic convicted in creek bed child rape

    January 23, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former paramedic was convicted on Wednesday of raping an 11-year-old boy in an Albuquerque creek bed. A state District Court jury found Genaro Sandoval, 39, guilty of four counts, including criminal sexual penetration of a child...

  • Martinez: Immigrant license repeal still the goal

    January 23, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez said Wednesday that she remained committed to “full repeal” of a New Mexico law that allows illegal immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses despite signaling a willingness to compromise with...

  • Virgin Galactic supports NM spaceport legislation

    January 23, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Spacecraft operators and manufacturers, along with their parts and services suppliers, will be shielded in New Mexico from most damage lawsuits by passengers on space tourism flights under a proposal touted as a compromise between...

  • 2 Pecos men plead guilty to unlawful logging in NM

    January 23, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two Pecos men have pleaded guilty to unlawful logging in New Mexico’s Santa Fe National Forest. Prosecutors say 27-year-old Kevin J. Quintana and 28-year-old Kevin C. Vigil both pleaded guilty Wednesday to the misdemeanor...