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Archive for April 16th, 2013

  • Utah mine landslide 1 of largest in history

    April 16, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This photo shows the Kennecott Utah Copper Bingham Canyon Mine after a landslide Thursday, April 11, 2013 in Bingham Canyon, Utah. Kennecott Utah Copper has suspended mining inside one of the world’s deepest open pits as geologists assess a landslide...

  • Yahoo’s ad slump overshadows 1Q earnings gain

    April 16, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, file photo, Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo!, listens during the 43rd Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, in Davos, Switzerland. Yahoo Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes. (AP...

  • It takes a spine to benefit from chiropractic care

    April 16, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This 2012 photo provided by Dr. Rod Block shows Block working with an elephant, adjusting its pelvis at the Meadowbrook Animal Sanctuary and Haven in Perris, Calif. “You have to be very much in tune with the being of the animal you are working...

  • Stock market rebounds after worst day of the year

    April 16, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Specialist Michael Pistillo, right, works with traders at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, April 16, 2013. Stocks are sharply higher in early trading, a day after the market’s worst drop this year, as the government reported...

  • Udall has $919,000 in re-election campaign fund

    April 16, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Tom Udall has raised nearly $800,000 in the past three months for his re-election campaign next year, according to a new fundraising disclosure. The first-term Democrat’s campaign reported a cash balance of $919,256 at...

  • Arizona man pleads guilty in drug trafficking case

    April 16, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Arizona man has pleaded guilty to methamphetamine trafficking charges in New Mexico. Prosecutors say 19-year-old Kevin James Fitzgerald of Tucson entered his plea Tuesday in a federal court in Las Cruces. Fitzgerald and a...

  • Dead horses, cows found dumped in Lea County lot

    April 16, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — About a dozen dead horses, cows and goats were found on a vacant lot in southeastern New Mexico that appears to have been used as a dumping ground for unwanted animals, officials said Tuesday. Lea County officials have launched an...

  • Syphilis cases in New Mexico highest since 1988

    April 16, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Department of Health says there were more than 100 reported cases of primary and secondary syphilis in the state last year. That’s the highest number and rate since 1988. New Mexico doctors reported 101 cases of...

  • Southern NM landfill eyes extending life 200 years

    April 16, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A big landfill that takes in trash from southern New Mexico is seeking to extend its life to 200 years. The South Central Solid Waste Authority is drafting the first permit renewal for the Corralitos Landfill since its inception...

  • Super voice gone: Pat Summerall dead at 82

    April 16, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 3, 2002, file photo, Fox broadcasters Pat Summerall, left, and John Madden stand in the booth at Louisiana Superdome before the NFL Super Bowl XXXVI football game in New Orleans. Fox Sports spokesman Dan Bell said Tuesday, April 16,...