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Archive for February 23rd, 2013

  • Pecos murals allow students to make lasting impression

    February 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Pecos Elementary fifth-graders Sebastian Carrillo, James Leiva, Tony Payan and Fabian Hernandez painted tiles Tuesday that will become part of the mosaic for a boys’ bathroom at the school. (Ilissa Gilmore Photo) Fifth-grade students of Pecos Elementary...

  • Smugglers still cashing in on Michigan can refund

    February 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A Michigan deposit is shown printed on a beverage in Detroit, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. Michigan lawmakers want to crack down on can and bottle smugglers they say are scamming Michigan for undeserved recycling refunds, corrupting a generous 10-cent per...

  • AG’s ruling circumvented, session meltdown averted

    February 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    State Senators, Richard Saslaw, D-Fairfax, right, Charles Colgan, D-Prince William, back to camera, Emmett Hanger, R-Augusta, left, Thomas Norment, R-James City County, second from left, and John Watkins, R-Powhatan, second from right, discuss proceedings...

  • Polish cosmetics maker Inglot dies at 57

    February 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Photo taken in Przemysl, Poland, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013. Wojciech Inglot, a Polish chemist and businessman who founded and ran a cosmetics company, Inglot, which grew into an international success with nearly 400 stores in 50 countries, has died. He was...

  • Spain anti-austerity marches attract thousands

    February 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Demonstrators gather in a square near to the parliament during a protest in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. Thousands of people are marching on Spain’s parliament to protest austerity measures imposed by the government. Saturday’s protest...

  • Big studios behind swag-fueled Oscar push

    February 23, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments Off

    This Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 photo shows people having lunch beneath Oscar posters at Kate Mantilini restaurant in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 85th Academy Awards are held on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Nick Ut) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Giant...

  • Bills reflect Calif. Democrats’ ambitious agenda

    February 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE — In this Jan. 24, 2013 file photo, Gov. Jerry Brown, center, gives his State of the State Address, flanked by Assembly Speaker John Perez, D-Los Angeles, left, and Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, right, at the Capitol in...

  • NM coyote hunt contest draws ‘several hundred’

    February 23, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LL, N.M. (AP) — A coyote hunting contest sponsored by a southeastern New Mexico gun store has drawn “several hundred” hunters this weekend, the shop’s owner said. Wiley Maloney, owner of Larry’s Discount Gun Shop and Sporting Goods...

  • Headdress stolen from local store

    February 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    A Lakota-style headdress stolen from White Mattress Company appeared in the Record’s Business Review in May 2012. (Bill Flynt Photo) Suspects stole a Lakota-style headdress Thursday afternoon from the White Mattress Company, 1010 S. Main St., in a...

  • 400 NM residents apply for ‘food stamp’ for pets

    February 23, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Around 400 New Mexico residents have applied to receive help from a “food stamps” for pet program. Marc Okon of the New York-based non-profit group Pet Food Stamps says the 400 New Mexico residents applied for help just...