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Archive for March 2nd, 2013

  • AP: NY fracking held as Cuomo, RFK Jr. talk health

    March 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    These 2013 file photos show New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, in Albany, N.Y. and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in Dallas, Texas. People familiar with Cuomo’s thinking on fracking tell The Associated Press he was on the brink of approving the much-debated gas...

  • Among most polluted in US, NYC area awaits cleanup

    March 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This Oct. 24, 2012 photo shows a junkyard that sells scrap metal, left, to China, on the banks of Newtown Creek in New York. Just across the East River from Manhattan, within sight of the United Nations and shimmering midtown skyscrapers, tens of millions of...

  • Thousands march in Portugal to protest austerity

    March 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A flag depicting Ernesto “Che” Guevara it’s hold over a demonstration against austerity measures applied by the bailed-out Portugal’s government, Saturday, March 2, 2013, in Porto, Portugal. Portuguese civic movements are behind...

  • Kerry: Egypt needs political, economic viability

    March 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry gives a statement to the media at the start of a meeting with business leaders in Cairo, Egypt on Saturday, March 2, 2013. Cairo is the sixth leg of Kerry’s first official overseas trip and begins the Middle East...

  • Mystery of the Chinese zombie Yalies

    March 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY MARCH 3 – FILE – In this Friday, March 12, 2010 file photo, people use computers at an Internet cafe in Fuyang, in central China’s Anhui province. U.S. universities say the Sina Weibo microblogging site is just a small...

  • NM senators resume hearing on education secretary

    March 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Teachers and their unions made a strong show of opposition on Saturday against Republican Gov. Susana Martinez’s educational policies, urging senators to reject her choice to lead New Mexico’s agency overseeing public...

  • NM senators resume hearing on education secretary

    March 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — School workers are making a show of opposition against Public Education Secretary Hanna Skandera as lawmakers consider whether to confirm her appointment by Republican Gov. Susana Martinez. The Senate Rules Committee heard more public...

  • DOJ holding forums on Albuquerque police probe

    March 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department is hosting a series of community forums around Albuquerque as federal authorities continue their probe into the city’s police department over excessive force claims. Federal officials have scheduled...

  • Albuquerque police opens ‘Real Time Crime Center’

    March 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police has officially opened a new high tech crime center, joining other cities that have adopted similar systems. The Real Time Crime Center launched Friday after months of testing and is aimed at giving officers access...

  • NM conservative talk radio host, station part ways

    March 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A longtime conservative talk radio host and his Albuquerque station have parted way. Jim Villanucci announced in a statement Friday that his contract with Cumulus Media, parent company of KKOB-AM in Albuquerque, was not renewed and...