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Archive for January 28th, 2013

  • Toyota No. 1 again with nearly 9.75M sales in 2012

    January 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 5, 2012 file photo, a couple walk by Lexus models displayed at a Toyota Motor Corp. showroom in Tokyo. Now it’s official: Toyota is once again the world’s top automaker. Toyota released its tally for global vehicle sales...

  • Yahoo’s 4Q report shows more signs of progress

    January 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, file photo, Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo!, listens during the 43rd Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, in Davos, Switzerland. Yahoo showed more signs of progress during the fourth quarter of 2012m, as the...

  • Social Security commissioner to leave in February

    January 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Aug 5, 2012 file photo Social Security Administration Commissioner Michael J. Astrue speaks at a news conference on the Social Security and Medicare Trustees report at the Treasury Department in Washington. Astrue says he will step down...

  • Customer challenges Miss. Power Kemper rates

    January 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Justice Randy Pierce questions Ricky Cox, an attorney for Mississippi Power regarding their contention that the 2008′s Baseload Act allows utilities to raise rates for power plants before they start making electricity, Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 in Jackson,...

  • Immigration overhaul? GOP, Dem senators vow action

    January 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A bipartisan group of leading senators announce that they have reached agreement on the principles of sweeping legislation to rewrite the nation’s immigration laws, during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Jan. 28, 2013. From left...

  • Venezuela oil company to free up more dollars

    January 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Venezuela’s Oil Minister Rafael Ramirez gives a news conference at his office where a picture of Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez hangs behind him in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, Jan. 28, 2013. Chavez remains in Cuba after his fourth surgery for...

  • Crucial, long-overdue BlackBerry makeover arrives

    January 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 9, 2008, file photo, the logo on a BlackBerry smartphone is shows in Bochum, Germany. The maker of the BlackBerry smartphone is promising a speedy browser, a superb typing experience and the ability to keep work and personal...

  • Gun restrictions go before NM legislative panel

    January 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Legislature joined a national debate over gun violence Monday as lawmakers considered a proposal to require criminal background checks of people buying firearms from private sellers, including at gun shows. The House...

  • ‘Breaking Bad’ filming in downtown Albuquerque

    January 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Crews are in downtown Albuquerque to begin filming the fifth and final season of the popular television show “Breaking Bad.” KOB-TV (http://bit.ly/WJJK31) reports that filming is scheduled Tuesday in Civic Plaza and in...

  • NM House OKs bill to expand Amber Alert system

    January 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico lawmakers have approved a proposal backed by Republican Gov. Susana Martinez to broaden a state warning system for finding abducted children. The House approved a measure on Monday to expand the Amber Alert system to include...