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Archive for March 28th, 2013

  • Solar plane plans stops in Phoenix, Dallas, NYC

    March 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Bertrand Piccard, left, Solar Impulse Initiator, Chairman and Pilot and André Borschberg, right, Solar Impulse Co-Founder, CEO and Pilot, speak during a press conference with the Solar Impulse solar-powered plane at Moffett Airfield, NASA Ames Research...

  • Japan jobless rate up, prices, manufacturing fall

    March 28, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Commuters on escalators head to workplaces in Tokyo, Friday, March 29, 2013. Japan’s jobless rate edged higher and industrial production fell slightly in February as consumer prices also fell, underscoring the fragility of the recovery of the...

  • AP source: Barbara Walters to retire next year

    March 28, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this file TV publicity image released by ABC, from left, Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Barbara Walters, Elizabeth Hasselbeck and Sherri Shepherd pose on the set of their daytime talk show, “The View.” Walters plans to retire next...

  • GOP moves to plug technology gap with Democrats

    March 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 8, 2012 file photo, Matt Sagorski, a volunteer for the campaign of President Barack Obama, walks in a neighborhood with voter registration forms, in Miami. Republicans are moving aggressively to repair their technological...

  • Gateway kids ditch class, clean up instead

    March 28, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Gateway Christian School students participate in a Work-a-Thon by helping to prepare a community garden next to the school, Thursday morning. Students were scattered throughout the area performing various acts of community service. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

  • Utah governor says Chevron leak is unacceptable

    March 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This photo provided by the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Northern Utah shows a beaver being washed after being saturated with diesel fuel from the Willard Bay State Park spill at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Northern Utah in Ogden, Utah, Tuesday,...

  • Job Corps hosts Women’s Forum

    March 28, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Rep. Candy Spence Ezzell talks with Job Corps student Lesha Brown Thursday. Ezzell served as keynote speaker for the Center’s Women’s Day Forum. (Ilissa Gilmore Photo) Roswell Job Corps Center hosted Thursday a day-long Women’s Day Forum to promote...

  • Albuquerque real estate broker convicted of fraud

    March 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal authorities say an Albuquerque real estate broker has been convicted on wire fraud charges. Prosecutors say a federal jury returned a guilty verdict late Wednesday against 31-year-old Keith Michael Courtney after a three-day...

  • The Santa Fe New Mexican ,Santa Fe ,New Mexico

    March 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A three-year investigation into allegations of wrongdoing by former New Mexico Secretary of State Mary Herrera has been closed, and Attorney General Gary King will not be filing any charges. King said in a letter sent to Herrera...

  • Governor signs bill to protect foster children

    March 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez has signed a measure into law to allow state officials to conduct immediate criminal background checks before placing foster children in the emergency protective custody of family members, neighbors or other...