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Archive for January 27th, 2013

  • ‘No budget, no pay’ advances despite reservations

    January 27, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 file photo, Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, and the House GOP leadership speak to reporters after a closed-door meeting on avoiding a potential debt crisis, at the Capitol in Washington. Joining Boehner,...

  • Consumer alert: new health care markets on the way

    January 27, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Jan. 8, 2013 photo, business developer Robert Schultz poses for a photo just outside his home office in Newton, Mass. Buying your own health insurance will never be the same. This fall, new insurance markets called exchanges will open in each state,...

  • Bigger beer cans boost Bud brewery in central NY

    January 27, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This Jan. 18, 2013 photo shows a 24 ounce can of Anheuser-Busch Budweiser beer at the Lysander brewery in Lysander, N.Y. After several years of eroding production and employment, a decline that began in the 1990s _ the brewery in the Syracuse suburb of...

  • Mesilla mulls creation of online payment system

    January 27, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Town trustees in Mesilla are considering whether to create an online payment system for its more than 1,000 utility customers. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://bit.ly/VEYvEw) that if town officials approve the proposal, it...

  • Prisoner in Los Lunas dies, cause to be determined

    January 27, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An inmate at the state prison in Los Lunas has died. The Albuquerque Journal quotes (http://bit.ly/X1aI4f) officials as saying that prisoner William Owens was being treated for a serious medical condition. The cause of death will be...

  • NM’s bankruptcy filings fell for 2nd straight year

    January 27, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Bankruptcy filings in New Mexico decreased in 2012 for the second straight year. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/X2Mdp3) that the state saw a 15 percent drop in filings from 5,674 in 2011 to 4,811 in 2012. The 2012...

  • NM improves data compilation for background checks

    January 27, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s effort to provide mental-health records for a federal database used in background checks for gun buyers had been lacking until about 18 months ago. New Mexico is one of three dozen states that rely on the FBI to...

  • State: 7 in 10 NM births paid for by Medicaid

    January 27, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Seven in 10 births in New Mexico are paid for by Medicaid, according to a recent state analysis. The study by the state Legislative Finance Committee showed 71 percent of the nearly 27,800 babies born in the state during 2010 were...

  • ‘Argo,’ Lawrence, Day-Lewis win at SAG

    January 27, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    Ben Affleck accepts the award for outstanding cast in a motion picture for “Argo” at the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Sunday Jan. 27, 2013. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — The...

  • Deadly smoke, lone blocked exit: 230 die in Brazil

    January 27, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Relatives and friends mourn on the coffin containing the remains of a fire victim at a gymnasium where bodies were brought for identification in Santa Maria city, Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013. A fast-moving fire roared through the...