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Archive for April 21st, 2013

  • World finance leaders say growth still weak

    April 21, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, right, of Nigeria listens with Ali Soilihi, left, Vice President, Ministry of Finance and Economy, Budget, External Trade and Privatization, Union of Comoros as Alamine Ousmane Mey, center, Minister of Finance of Cameroon speaks during...

  • Israel approves ‘Open Skies’ deal with EU

    April 21, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Passengers wait in a departure hall at the Ben Gurion airport near Tel Aviv, Israel, Sunday, April 21, 2013. Israel’s three airlines went on strike Sunday over a proposed “Open Skies” deal with the European Union that union workers say...

  • Las Cruces man pleads guilty in player’s death

    April 21, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A Las Cruces man who pleaded guilty to a charge in the 2011 death of a high school football player has been sentenced to six years in prison. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://bit.ly/YDJT8u) that 26-year-old Andrew Garcia...

  • NM lets oil, gas firms skip electrical inspections

    April 21, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Oil and gas companies in southeastern New Mexico have been allowed by the state to skip inspections of electrical systems for oil and gas well projects over the past 10 months. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/ZB6W77)...

  • Officials fret over inability to ban fireworks

    April 21, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Some local officials in New Mexico are fretting over their inability to ban all fireworks as the fire season approaches. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/ZB6UMB) that a proposal to expand the authority of the state,...

  • NM tribal college draws big names for commencement

    April 21, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A small college on the eastern edge of the nation’s largest American Indian reservation is getting noticed. For two years now, Navajo Technical College has been able to land some big names for its commencement ceremonies. U.S....

  • Potash workers hope to form union in Carlsbad

    April 21, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Workers at one of Carlsbad’s largest businesses are considering forming a union. The Carlsbad Current-Argus reports (http://bit.ly/11aFkE7) that employees at Intrepid Potash have enlisted the help of a union official who works...

  • Rushdie relives magic of ‘Midnight’s Children’

    April 21, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This Sept. 8, 2012 file photo shows author Salman Rushdie posing during the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. Rushdie is promoting the film adaptation of his breakthrough novel, “Midnight’s Children,” winner...

  • Police identify possible suspect in Colo. shooting

    April 21, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    People hide and run away from the gun shots at Civic Center Park after the 4/20 pot rally, Saturday, April 20, 2013 in Denver. Gunfire erupted at a Denver pot celebration Saturday, injuring two people and scattering a crowd of thousands who had gathered for...

  • Condition of Indian girl who was raped improves

    April 21, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Indian policemen remove protestors shouting slogans outside th eprime minister’s residence during a protest against the rape of a 5-year-old girl in New Delhi, India, Sunday, April 21, 2013. The girl was raped and tortured by a man who held her in a...