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Archive for April 22nd, 2013

  • Asia stocks fall after China production slips

    April 22, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    People walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm showing Japan’s benchmark Nikkei stock exchange surged 261.88 to 1,578.36 in Tokyo Monday, April 22, 2013. Asian markets traded higher Monday, with Tokyo stock markets heading close to a...

  • Feds delay policy to allow small knives on planes

    April 22, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 26, 2006, file photo, knives of all sizes and types are piled in a box at the State of Georgia Surplus Property Division store in Tucker, Ga., and are just a few of the hundreds of items discarded at the security checkpoints of...

  • NY governor appoints Madoff lawyer to ethics board

    April 22, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE–In this May 31, 2012 file photo, Janet DiFiore, chairman of the New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics, presides over a meeting in Albany, N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo is replacing DiFiore as head of the commission with former Manhattan...

  • Drop in gas prices benefits US drivers, economy

    April 22, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Friday, April 19, 2013, photo, gas prices are displayed on in Montpelier, Vt. A sharp decline in the price of oil this month is making gasoline cheaper at a time of year when it typically gets more expensive. It’s a relief to motorists...

  • Netflix’s 1Q subscriber gains catapult stock

    April 22, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, photo, a Netflix envelop containing a DVD to be returned by mail is clipped onto a mailbox, in Springfield, Ill. Netflix reports quarterly financial results after the market closes, Monday, April 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Seth...

  • GE hires 200 more workers for new line

    April 22, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    General Electric Appliances President Chip Blankenship welcomes guests as his company unveils its new washer and dryer at Appliance Park in Louisville, Ky, Monday, April 22, 2013. The appliances have built in risers that raise the products seven inches making...

  • 2 jail inmates escape from van in Albuquerque

    April 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities are searching for two jail inmates who escaped from a transport van in Albuquerque. Metropolitan Detention Center officials say 20-year-old Andreas Macias and 37-year-old Brandon Davis were picked up from court late...

  • Jemez Pueblo man pleads guilty to hatchet attack

    April 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty to a federal assault charge for hitting another Jemez Pueblo resident with a hatchet. Prosecutors say 20-year-old Jerome Dominic Concha entered into a plea agreement Monday. Concha was indicted in February...

  • Las Cruces crisis center for children won’t reopen

    April 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A Las Cruces children’s crisis center that cited high costs and low enrollment when it temporarily closed in January has announced it will not reopen. Permanent closure of the Child Crisis Center of Southern New Mexico was...

  • 2 dead, 3 injured in NM crash involving racing car

    April 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a one-vehicle crash in Albuquerque that left two people dead and three others injured may have been caused by speeding and drag racing. Albuquerque police say the car went onto a sidewalk before hitting some trees...