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Archive for May 6th, 2013

  • Asia stocks muted as cheer over US jobs fades

    May 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    People look at the electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, May 7, 2013. Japan’s benchmark stock index, reopening after a long weekend holiday, surged Tuesday in the wake of a U.S. jobs report issued late last week that handily beat...

  • Limo driver: Fire took 3 minutes to claim 5 lives

    May 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This frame grab taken from video provided by Roxana and Carlos Guzman shows a Limo on fire Saturday, May 4, 2013, on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge in San Francisco. Five dead female bodies were found pressed up against the partition behind the driver, where...

  • Brands risk image in varying Bangladesh responses

    May 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, photo, Lana Nguyen, right, holds up a shirt while helping friend Chris Ghiathi, left, shop in an H&M store, in Atlanta. Global clothing brands involved in Bangladesh’s troubled garment industry responded in starkly...

  • FDA wants cancer warnings on tanning beds

    May 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Dec. 9, 2011 file photo shows an open tanning booth at Amazing Tans in Sacramento, Calif. The FDA announced Monday, May 6, 2013, it wants all tanning beds to carry language warning people under the age of 18 about the risks of indoor...

  • Calif agency says PG&E should pay $2.25B for blast

    May 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    File – In this Sept. 9, 2010 file photo, a massive fire roars through a mostly residential neighborhood in San Bruno, Calif. The California agency investigating a deadly pipeline explosion and the City of San Bruno are set to propose major fines they...

  • Court: Calif. cities can ban medical pot shops

    May 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    File – In this Dec. 15, 2011 file photo, medical marijuana patient Kevin Brown smells marijuana available at The Apothecarium Medical Cannabis Dispensary in San Francisco. California cities and counties can ban medical marijuana dispensaries, the...

  • Dogs in Edgewood animal cruelty case give birth

    May 6, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — One of the dozens of dogs taken from the Edgewood home of a former veterinarian has given birth to 10 puppies. Two of the other dogs also being held at a Santa Fe animal shelter have had pups and another is ready to deliver. KRQE-TV...

  • Former Gov. Garrey Carruthers named NMSU president

    May 6, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Former Republican Gov. Garrey Carruthers was selected Monday as the new president of New Mexico State University. The NMSU Board of Regents voted 3-2 for Carruthers to lead the state’s second-largest four-year university....

  • Woman set on fire at Roswell apartment dies

    May 6, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Police in Roswell are investigating the death of a woman who had been set on fire. Authorities say 44-year-old Lisa Smith ran out of her apartment last Friday night engulfed in flames. She later died at a Texas hospital. KOAT-TV...

  • Triathlon sponsor cancels NM event, offers refunds

    May 6, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Heightened security measures following the Boston bombings have led to the cancellation of one of New Mexico’s largest triathlons. The Jay Benson Triathlon had been scheduled Sunday at Kirtland Air Force Base. The sponsor has...