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Archive for March 1st, 2013

  • Simons in confident Christian Dior style evolution

    March 1, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments Off

    Models wear creations by Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto for his Fall/Winter 2013-2014 ready to wear collection, in Paris, Friday, March 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) PARIS (AP) — The fourth day of Paris fashion week saw Raf Simons unveil the...

  • Best Buy 4th quarter loss narrows

    March 1, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday Nov 22, 2012 file photo, people wait in line for a Best Buy store to open in Northeast Philadelphia. Best Buy Co. says its fourth-quarter loss narrowed as it cut costs to offset nearly flat sales during the key holiday quarter....

  • US judge: Insurer not obliged to cover Sandusky

    March 1, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 9, 2012 file photo, former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky leaves the Centre County Courthouse after being sentenced in Bellefonte, Pa. A federal judge on Friday, March 1, 2013 said the insurance carrier...

  • Samsung’s $1B bill in Apple case reduced by $450M

    March 1, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This undated image provided by Samsung on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 shows the Samsung GALAXY Note 8 with a stylus. Samsung Electronics is beefing up its tablet range with a competitor to Apple’s iPad Mini that sports a pen for writing on the screen. The...

  • Smaller New Mexico airports set for closure

    March 1, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe, Roswell and Hobbs could lose their airport control towers because of federal budget cuts, raising questions about whether commercial airlines would continue flights that the communities have fought so hard to secure....

  • House approves lottery scholarship overhaul

    March 1, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico students at four-year universities could see their lottery-financed scholarships sharply reduced under a proposal approved by the House to protect the solvency of the financial aid program. The scholarships currently cover...

  • NM Senate panel opens education secretary hearing

    March 1, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Opponents of Republican Gov. Susana Martinez’s nominee as public education secretary told lawmakers Friday that Hanna Skandera doesn’t meet the constitutional requirements for the job she’s held since 2011, but...

  • 2 Espanola men arrested in cocaine case in NM

    March 1, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Two men from Espanola are in custody after a month-long investigation into cocaine trafficking in New Mexico’s Rio Arriba County. State Police say 49-year-old Phil Benavidez and 32-year-old Aaron Sanchez both are facing federal...

  • Prof says police put him in danger to make arrest

    March 1, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico State University faculty member says Las Cruces police needlessly put him in danger by allowing a taxi cab driver sought in a shooting to pick him up as a fare before officers stopped the cab and arrested the driver at...

  • NM judge accused of misbehavior agrees to resign

    March 1, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A northern New Mexico judge has agreed to resign amid allegations of misbehavior involving his wife, a worker in the court, the state Judicial Standards Commission announced. District Judge Eugenio S. Mathis, of Las Vegas, agreed...