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Archive for February 5th, 2013

  • New keyboard BlackBerry in US could take months

    February 5, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    CORRECTS PHONE MODEL NAME TO Z10 INSTEAD OF 10 – The BlackBerry Z10 smartphone is displayed, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013 in New York. BlackBerry is promising a speedy browser, a superb typing experience and the ability to keep work and personal identities...

  • Zynga 4Q loss narrows as game maker cuts costs

    February 5, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Tuesday, June 26, 2012, file photo, Zynga CEO Mark Pincus talks about the Zynga logo during an announcement at Zynga headquarters in San Francisco. Online game maker Zynga reported on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, a smaller net loss and nearly...

  • House panel OKs minimum wage inflation adjustments

    February 5, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A House panel has approved a proposal for increasing New Mexico’s minimum wage for inflation each year. The measure cleared the Labor and Human Resources Committee on a party-line 5-4 vote on Tuesday. Republicans opposed the...

  • Report rates 21% of NM roads as poor, mediocre

    February 5, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A national highway research group says a fifth of New Mexico’s roads need upgrading because they are in poor or mediocre condition. In a report issued Tuesday, the Washington, D.C-based group called TRIP said New Mexico’s...

  • Man walks into NM store with possible gun wound

    February 5, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police in Albuquerque are investigating what led to a man walking into a cellphone store with a possible gunshot wound. The man told employees at the store Tuesday that he had been shot. Police say the man has been taken to a...

  • US proposes recycling of nuke sites’ scrap metal

    February 5, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The federal government is drawing opposition from the steel industry and others for its proposal to commercially recycle scrap metal from Los Alamos National Laboratory and other nuclear sites. The Department of Energy recommends that...

  • Top paid NM legislator got nearly $21,000 in 2012

    February 5, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The highest compensated member of the New Mexico Legislature collected nearly $21,000 last year under a system that provides no annual salary to lawmakers but grants them daily expense reimbursements. Sen. Richard Martinez, an Espanola...

  • Church Rock man pleads guilty to 2nd-degree murder

    February 5, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Church Rock man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in connection with a fatal fight in New Mexico. Prosecutors say 25-year-old Danny Dan Don Brown entered into a plea agreement Tuesday with the U.S. Attorney’s...

  • NM, Korean researchers map chile pepper genome

    February 5, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Researchers in New Mexico and South Korea say they have mapped the chile pepper genome, a development that could speed efforts to breed new, improved peppers. Researchers from New Mexico State University’s Chile Pepper...

  • Farmington’s animal services supervisor is fired

    February 5, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — The animal services supervisor for Farmington has been fired. The move comes after months of questions surrounding her qualifications, background and conditions at the shelter. City officials say Angie Arnold was dismissed Feb. 1....