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Archive for May 5th, 2013

  • ‘Orajel’ creator David Morris Kern dies at 103

    May 5, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this undated family photo, David Morris Kern is shown at a family gathering in Paradise Valley, Ariz. Kern, the creator of Orajel, a medicine for toothaches and later mouth sores, died Friday at the age of 103. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Kern Family) PARADISE...

  • Warren Buffett offers advice on investing and life

    May 5, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett, right, and Microsoft founder and Berkshire director Bill Gates play bridge outside of the Borsheims jewelry store, a Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary, in Omaha, Neb., Sunday, May 5, 2013. The Berkshire Hathaway...

  • Palisades nuke power plant shuts after water leak

    May 5, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this June 24, 2010 photo, the Palisades nuclear power plant, located in Covert Township, Mich., is seen. On Sunday, May 5, 2013, the plant’s operators said a water leak led them to take it off line. The plant is owned by New Orleans-based...

  • Compulsive gambling funds off pace of new casinos

    May 5, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this May 13, 2008 file photo, one of the slot machine rooms at the new MGM Grand Hotel stands ready for the start of business at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn. The spread of casino gambling is reaping billions of dollars for...

  • Will Downey suit up again after $175M ‘IM3′ haul?

    May 5, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments Off

    Actor Robert Downey Jr. gives a high-five to his “Iron Man” character during opening bell ceremonies of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, April 30, 2013. Stock prices are opening mostly lower on Wall Street as weak earnings from Pfizer and...

  • Casino bosses transform Sin City into Club City

    May 5, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    ADVANCE FOR USE MONDAY, MAY 6, 2013 AND THEREAFTER – A crowd dances to the music played by DJ Afrojack at the XS nightclub in Las Vegas on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013. The rise of the Vegas super-club coincides with the decline of the town’s gambling...

  • Experts warn about donation drives after bombing

    May 5, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this April 15, 2013 file photo, medical workers aid injured people after two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon in Boston. While giving is the reliable flip side to tragic events, charity watchdog groups recommend...

  • NM museum opens exhibit on ‘curanderismo’

    May 5, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Maxwell Museum of Anthropology has opened an exhibit on the magical art of curanderismo (coo-RAN-deh-DEES-moh), or the practice of traditional Mexican folk healing. The Albuquerque museum drew dozens of visitors from around the...

  • Taos ‘Project Runway’ contestant comes up short

    May 5, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The judges called her collection spectacular, different, cool and unique. But Taos Pueblo fashion designer Patricia Michaels didn’t win Season 11 of “Project Runway,” the fashion-design-themed reality show on cable...

  • Farmington mall shooting sparks fears of gang war

    May 5, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A recent mall shooting in Farmington has sparked increased policing in neighborhoods amid fears of a new gang war. The Farmington Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/10xKMig) that aggressive patrols come after the Farmington Police...