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Archive for February 3rd, 2013

  • Ride-hailing apps offer new way to get around town

    February 3, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Jan. 4, 2013 photo, Lyft driver Nancy Tcheou uses her phone to accept a ride from a passenger in San Francisco. Fed up with traditional taxis, city dwellers are tapping their smartphones to hitch rides from strangers using mobile apps that allow...

  • Energy industry develops nontoxic fracking fluids

    February 3, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, April 15, 2009 file photo, an unidentified worker steps through the maze of hoses being used at a remote fracking site being run by Halliburton for natural-gas producer Williams in Rulison, Colo. The oil and gas industry is...

  • Rally in Farmington for gun rights draws hundreds

    February 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A few hundred people turned out in Farmington at a rally aimed at showing support for gun rights. The Farmington Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/11xnajR) that many gun enthusiasts at Saturday’s rally in Gateway Park say they...

  • NM agency shelves probe of Santa Fe builder

    February 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A state agency has shelved its investigation of a complaint against a Santa Fe contractor who left the city five years ago owing millions of dollars to investors, subcontractors and banks and with about a dozen homes unfinished. The...

  • NM board set to rule in case of late-term abortion

    February 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico medical regulators are poised to rule next week on a case involving a physician who performs late-term abortions at a private clinic in Albuquerque and is accused of gross negligence in a late-term abortion during 2011....

  • NM gunslingers on target for national contests

    February 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — In this sport, nicknames aren’t an option, they’re a mandate. And you also must pack your own guns. The gun-slinging days of the American West are coming to life once more, thanks to a recent contest just outside Las...

  • Another 2 bodies found in Mexico oil company blast

    February 3, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto speaks to media members at the site where an explosion occurred at the state-owned oil company PEMEX office complex in Mexico City, Sunday Feb. 3, 2013. Mexico’s state-owned oil company says rescuers have...

  • Iraq War vet charged in fatal shooting of ex-SEAL

    February 3, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this April 6, 2012, photo, former Navy SEAL and author of the book “American Sniper” poses in Midlothian, Texas. A Texas sheriff has told local newspapers that Kyle has been fatally shot along with another man on a gun range, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013....

  • Details emerge about man at center of Ala standoff

    February 3, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Jan Poland, center, walks in with son, Aaron and daughter Lydia to join friends and family to pay respects for Charles Albert Poland Jr., at the Ozark Civic Center on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, in Ozark, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill) MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) — As an...

  • Taliban peace talks flounder as troops draw down

    February 3, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    A Monday, Oct. 15, 2012 photo, shows a Taliban fighter from central Afghanistan known to the Associated Press from the time of the Taliban rule in Afghanistan but cannot be identified, is seen during an interview with the Associated Press in Kabul,...