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Archive for April 6th, 2013

  • Judge will determine Renoir painting’s owner

    April 6, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This image released by Potomack Company shows an apparently original painting by French impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir that was acquired by a woman from Virginia who stopped at a flea market in West Virginia and paid $7 for a box of trinkets that...

  • Casino mogul argumentative on 2nd day on stand

    April 6, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Las Vegas Sands Corp. CEO Sheldon Adelson testifies for a second day in Clark County district court, Friday, April 5, 2013, in Las Vegas. Attorneys for Hong Kong businessman Richard Suen say Sands owes him $328 million because he worked behind the scenes to...

  • Interior chief sees many wind farms in US future

    April 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Outgoing Interior Secretary Ken Salazar gestures during an interview with The Associated Press in his office at the Interior Department in Washington, Friday, April 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) WASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar voiced...

  • Judge making morning-after pill available to all

    April 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This undated image made available by Teva Women’s Health shows the packaging for their Plan B One-Step (levonorgestrel) tablet, one of the brands known as the “morning-after pill.” In a scathing rebuke of the Obama administration, a federal...

  • Japan PM’s biggest test on economy still to come

    April 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A currency trader checks monitors at a foreign exchange company in Tokyo, Friday, April 5, 2013. Japan’s benchmark stock index surged above 13,000 for the first time in more than four years Friday, its second straight day of big gains after the central...

  • Facebook barges into Google turf with Home

    April 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    From left, HTC CEO Peter Chou, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and AT&T Mobility CEO Ralph De La Vega embrace as they show joint products at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., Thursday, April 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) NEW YORK (AP)...

  • KFC to offer easy-to-eat boneless chicken

    April 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This image provided by KFC shows the company’s new boneless chicken. KFC will offer new boneless pieces of chicken as an alternative to its traditional breast, thigh and drumstick pieces. The chain says the offering reflects the growing popularity of...

  • Dim labor report shows US added just 88K jobs

    April 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This Friday, March 29, 2013 photo shows a help wanted sign at a barber shop in Richmond, Va. U.S. employers added just 88,000 jobs in March, the fewest in nine months and a sharp retreat after a period of strong hiring. The slowdown is a reminder that the job...

  • NM legislators appoint members to health panel

    April 6, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico legislators have chosen six people to serve on the board of directors for the state’s new Health Insurance Exchange. The legislators announced their appointments Friday. Gov. Susana Martinez has yet to name her...

  • NM budget signed with pay raise for state workers

    April 6, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s state workers and educators are in line for their first across-the-board pay increase in four years under a nearly $5.9 billion state budget signed into law Friday by Gov. Susana Martinez. The governor used her...