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Archive for March 6th, 2013

  • Time Warner spinning off Time Inc. magazines

    March 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Nov. 19, 2008 file photo shows President Barack Obama featured in a special issue of Time Magazine on a New York newsstand. Time Warner Inc. on Wednesday March 6, 2013 said that it will spin off the magazine unit behind Time, Sports...

  • Measure would create liability for addictive drugs

    March 6, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Nevada Sen. Tick Segerblom, D-Las Vegas, listens to testimony in committee at the Legislative Building in Carson City, Nev., on Wednesday, March 6, 2013. Segerblom introduced a measure that would allow patients who experience adverse side effects due to an...

  • Staples 4Q hit by charges, forecast misses view

    March 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – A Staples office supply store is photographed in this Nov. 15, 2011 file photo taken in Miami. The office products company also announced Wednesday March 6, 2013 that it is increasing its quarterly dividend by 9 percent. (AP Photo/ Lynne Sladky,...

  • Giffords visits rampage site, urges gun control

    March 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, left, reads a statement as she and husband Mark Kelly, right, returned to the site of a shooting that left her critically wounded to urge key senators to support expanded background checks for gun purchases, Wednesday, March 6,...

  • House OKs proposal for independent public defender

    March 6, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The House has approved a proposal for establishing an independent Public Defender Department in state government. The proposal cleared the House on a 42-27 vote on Wednesday and is needed to implement a constitutional amendment...

  • NM Senate to debate public worker pension overhaul

    March 6, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Current and future public employee retirees would see smaller cost-of-living adjustments under a proposal before New Mexico lawmakers to rebuild the long-term finances of a pension plan for more than 55,000 state and municipal workers....

  • NM GOP fails to force immigrant license debate

    March 6, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Allies of Republican Gov. Susana Martinez narrowly failed Wednesday in trying to revive legislation to stop New Mexico from issuing driver’s licenses to most illegal immigrants. A Martinez-backed license proposal has been bottled...

  • Hobbs man arrested in his girlfriend’s death

    March 6, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LOVINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a Hobbs man is in custody in connection with the death of his girlfriend. Lea County sheriff’s deputies say 27-year-old Timmithy Stover got into a fight with 28-year-old Candiace Boone on Tuesday. They say Stover...

  • Jail officer cleared of beating inmate in 2011

    March 6, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A federal jury has cleared a former corrections officer of the most serious charge stemming from an inmate beating at the Albuquerque jail. Authorities say 24-year-old Kevin James Casaus was accused of beating inmate Christopher...

  • Albuquerque police fatally shoot man after chase

    March 6, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Three police officers shot and killed a man linked into a white supremacist gang following a two-hour search and chase in Albuquerque — the 18th fatal, officer-involved shooting in the city since 2010. The latest death occurred...