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Archive for April 14th, 2013

  • Egypt releases $600 million to meet import needs

    April 14, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Friday, Nov. 23, 2012 file photo, Protesters storm an office of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood Freedom and Justice party and set fires in the Mediterranean port city of Alexandria, Egypt. The accusations...

  • London School of Economics denounces BBC tactics

    April 14, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    The name plaque outside the London School of Economics (LSE) in this file photo dated Sept. 3, 2009, in central London. The renowned LSE has denounced the BBC for using a student-organized trip to North Korea as “cover” for a reporting trip to the...

  • Cyprus president admonishes central bank chief

    April 14, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A woman passes outside a branch of Bank of Cyprus in the main shopping street in central capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Sunday, April 14, 2013. Cyprus’ President Nicos Anastasiades has chided the central bank chief to not act in ways that “catch the...

  • AP Exclusive: Likely tax cheats flock South, West

    April 14, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This March 22, 2013 file photo shows the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service building in Washington. Worried the Internal Revenue Service might target you for an audit? You probably should worry if you own a small business in one of the...

  • Anti-euro party a wildcard in German elections

    April 14, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    The founder of the new German anti-Euro party ‘Alternative fuer Deutschland’ (Alternative for Germany), Bernd Lucke, waves during his speech at the party’s founding convention in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, April 14, 2013. Slogan in the...

  • Old guard sees threat in youthful NJ urban influx

    April 14, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011 file photo, with Lower Manhattan’s financial district to his back, Jersey City Mayor Jerramiah Healy addresses the crowd during a ceremony in which a plaque honoring Sept. 11 was unveiled at the Hoboken...

  • Audit: Fair’s profits could have been larger

    April 14, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — The first-ever audit of the Northern Navajo Nation Fair has found that the $36,000 in profit earned from last year’s event could have been nearly triple that amount. The Farmington Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/111Qo89)...

  • Drought poses challenges for chile growers in NM

    April 14, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The worst-ever Rio Grande drought is posing plenty of challenges this season for chile growers in New Mexico. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://bit.ly/130JzY7) that one challenge is groundwater that’s applied to crops in...

  • NM’s early childhood education gets funding boost

    April 14, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico plans to spend about $31 million in new money over the coming year to expand early childhood education programs, bringing the state’s annual spending for such programs to about $197 million for the fiscal year that...

  • Forecasters issue red flag warning for NM

    April 14, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Warm, windy and dry conditions are expected to sweep across New Mexico on Sunday. Forecasters with the National Weather Service have issued red flag warnings for much of the northern half of New Mexico due to strong winds and low...