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Archive for February 20th, 2013

  • Winter weather wreaks havoc across Arizona

    February 20, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Jeneri Martinez, 3, and her mother Emma, both of Scottsdale, play in the snow off of Cave Creek Rd. in the Desert Mountain area of north Scottsdale on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Michael Schennum) TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A winter...

  • NY Times again prepares to sell Boston Globe

    February 20, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this July 20, 2009 file photo, a security guard walks past the entrance of The Boston Globe building in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston. The New York Times Company, which owns The Globe, announced Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, that it has...

  • BP civil settlement remains elusive as trial nears

    February 20, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this June 12, 2010 file photo, crude oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill washes ashore in Orange Beach, Ala. The U.S. Justice Department and the five Gulf coast states most affected by a massive 2010 oil spill have all indicated they...

  • NYPD, Microsoft create crime-fighting tech system

    February 20, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 photo shows a detail of a video wall showing New York city police officers an interactive map of an area in the city, security footage from nearby cameras, if there are high radiation levels and whether any other threats have been...

  • NM Senate, House at odds over regulatory changes

    February 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico lawmakers are at odds over how to carry out a voter mandate for increasing the qualifications for future members of the state’s utility regulatory agency. The Senate approved a proposal Wednesday on a 32-8 vote that...

  • Albuquerque police shooting ruled unconstitutional

    February 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A state district judge has ruled that a 2010 fatal officer-involved shooting of an Iraq War veteran was unconstitutional. Judge Shannon Bacon ruled Wednesday that the shooting of Kenneth Ellis III by Albuquerque officer Bret...

  • Probe into Albuquerque police crash inconclusive

    February 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A preliminary investigation into a fatal crash involving an Albuquerque police officer wasn’t able to determine if the officer was chasing a possible drunk driver as he claimed. The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department...

  • Martinez to attend meeting of nation’s governors

    February 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is traveling to the nation’s capital for a meeting of the National Governors’ Association. A Martinez spokesman said the governor will head to Washington, D.C. on Thursday. The meeting of the...

  • NM House OKs larger subsidy for TV production

    February 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Television shows filmed in New Mexico could qualify for larger tax incentives under a proposal the state House unanimously approved Wednesday in hopes of bringing more long-running TV series and their jobs to the state. The...

  • Feds pull draft plan for managing certain wolves

    February 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal wildlife officials have decided to withdrawal a preliminary proposal for managing wolves that would roam into the American Southwest from other areas. Counties and tribal governments in Arizona, New Mexico and West Texas...