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Archive for January 24th, 2013

  • Sandy blow to NJ: costly work or costlier premiums

    January 24, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announces his “Hurricane Sandy Flood Map Regulations” Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, in Seaside Heights, N.J. The town, which was featured in the MTV reality show “Jersey Shore” sustained substantial damage to...

  • Freezing rain ices Salt Lake City roads, runways

    January 24, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A truck with a plow drives pass an American Airlines and Frontier plane docked at their gates at the Salt Lake City Airport Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013. The Salt Lake City International Airport was closed due to icy conditions. A Frontier airplane slid on the...

  • Netflix enjoys marquee day as stock soars 42 pct

    January 24, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Oct. 10, 2011, file photo, the exterior of Netflix headquarters is seen in Los Gatos, Calif. Netflix stock, on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, is on its way to its biggest one-day gain since the video subscription service went public more than a decade ago....

  • Mont. tribe signs coal deal with Wyo. company

    January 24, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Representatives of Cloud Peak Energy and Montana’s Crow Tribe sign an agreement Thursday Jan. 24, 2013, that gives the mining company leasing options on 1.4 billion tons of coal beneath the Crow Indian Reservation, in Billings, Mont. Pictured from left...

  • Martinez: NM high school grad rate up 7 points

    January 24, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s four-year high school graduation rate jumped to 70 percent just a year after federal data showed the state’s 63 percent rate was one of the worst in the nation, Gov. Susana Martinez announced Thursday....

  • Uproar in NM over bill on abortion by rape victims

    January 24, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Women’s rights groups and Democrats condemned a New Mexico Republican’s proposal on Thursday that they say could lead to felony charges against rape victims seeking an abortion, but the legislator maintained her measure was...

  • Orangutan at Albuquerque zoo is pregnant

    January 24, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Sarah the orangutan at the Albuquerque zoo is pregnant, and the zoo says keepers are surprised because she was on birth control. Average gestation of orangutans is seven months, but the zoo says the surprise pregnancy makes...

  • Police: 2 NM sabotaged Domino’s computer systems

    January 24, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Police say two Roswell men are suspected of sabotaging computer systems of 13 different Domino’s Pizza stores and causing around $100,000 worth of damage. Roswell police told the Roswell Daily Record (http://bit.ly/10CRunZ) that...

  • Las Cruces council approves false-alarm ordinance

    January 24, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Owners of Las Cruces homes and commercial businesses will be subject to new fines for chronic false reports generated by alarm systems, but enforcement won’t start until Aug. 1. The ordinance approved Tuesday by the City...

  • Albuquerque schools superintendent gets extension

    January 24, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The superintendent of the Albuquerque public school district is getting a one-year extension on his employment contract. The Albuquerque Journal (http://bit.ly/Tpwm7r ) reports that the extension approved by the school board...