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Archive for March 3rd, 2013

  • NY fracking health study news draws cheers, jeers

    March 3, 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...

  • Mexico’s ruling party says ‘yes’ to energy reform

    March 3, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto delivers a speech during a national convention of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), in Mexico City, Sunday, March 3, 2013. Mexico’s ruling party changed on Sunday its platform to allow a reform that...

  • Greece, creditors to discuss public sector layoffs

    March 3, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    CORRECTS YEAR – International Monetary Fund (IMF) Senior Representative for Greece Bob Traa arrives for a meeting between Greek officials and the debt inspectors from the European Central Bank, European Commission and International Monetary Fund, known...

  • Tax bills for rich families approach 30-year high

    March 3, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this March 1, 2013, file photo Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, arrives at the Capitol after meeting with President Barack Obama and top congressional leaders at the White House hours before billions of dollars in mandatory budget...

  • Some leaders souring on nuclear power costs

    March 3, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 part of the containment vessel for a new nuclear reactor at the Plant Vogtle nuclear power plant is shown under construction in Augusta, Ga., With the cost of nuclear plants rising, a handful of state officials are...

  • NM businessman released on bond after drug arrest

    March 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Santa Fe businessman arrested on drug charges has been released from jail. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/13v6LgG) that 29-year-old Ashraf Nassar was arrested after police say they found 32 pounds of packaged...

  • Man accused of fatal shooting in Santa Fe area

    March 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting another man during an argument at a home in the Santa Fe area has been arrested. The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office says 54-year-old Jose Gutierrez is expected to face charges of homicide and...

  • Fatal ‘good Samaritan’ NM case in hands of jury

    March 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The case of a New Mexico man accused of killing a preschool teacher who was trying to stop him from beating his girlfriend is in the hands of a jury. Jurors are scheduled Monday to continue deliberations after hearing closing arguments...

  • Mining companies eye new Navajo Nation projects

    March 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SHIPROCK, N.M. (AP) — Uranium mining companies are showing signs of renewed interest in the Navajo Nation. The Farmington Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/XKb9Vh) that several companies during the past year have addressed the tribe, begging for permission...

  • Classmates recall Bishop’s Lodge boarding school

    March 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Mary Ellen Smith and Juliet Roseberry hadn’t seen each other since their days as classmates nearly 70 years ago at the Brownmoor School. It was an all-girls boarding and day school that operated in the 1930s and ’40s at...