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Archive for May 10th, 2013

  • Has the gold rush came to an end?

    May 10, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 8, 2006 file photo, gold bars are on display at the “Gold” exhibit in the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Gold, often touted as the most trustworthy of investments, has looked wild over the past month....

  • True Religion Apparel agrees to $826M buyout offer

    May 10, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this July 17, 2010 file photo, a model stands at the top of the runway during the True Religion 2011 swimwear collection show at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim in Miami Beach, Fla. The apparel company announced Friday, May 10, 2013 that...

  • Actavis, Warner Chilcott discussing combination

    May 10, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This photo provided by Actavis shows the company’s logo. Drugmakers Actavis Inc. and Warner Chilcott PLC said Friday, May 10, 2013, that they are in early talks about a possible combination of the two companies. Both say there is no agreement on a deal...

  • Icahn, Southeastern challenge Dell takeover plan

    May 10, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – Dell founder Michael Dell, left, in a Jan. 26, 2011 file photo, and Carl Icahn, in an Oct. 7, 2007 file photo, are seen in a combination photo. Dell’s largest independent shareholder has teamed with activist investor Icahn in another...

  • Third fugitive arrested following drug sweep

    May 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ANTHONY, N.M. (AP) — Federal authorities say a third fugitive wanted on drug-related charges that stem from a roundup along the New Mexico-Texas border has been taken into custody. FBI spokesman Frank Fisher identified the fugitive on Friday as 37-year-old...

  • NM jury convicts man of first-degree murder

    May 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Dona Ana County prosecutors say a man facing a first-degree murder charge in connection with a 2011 shooting has been found guilty. Eric Marquez was accused of shooting Julian “J.T.” Melendres with a 12-gauge shotgun...

  • NMSU contract includes $385K salary for Carruthers

    May 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Regents at New Mexico State University have finalized a contract with incoming President Garrey Carruthers that includes a $385,000 annual salary. The salary is the same as former NMSU President Barbara Couture received. Under a...

  • NM governor heads to Colo., Utah with civic group

    May 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez is joining a civic group for a trip to Colorado and Utah to promote New Mexico. The governor’s office says Martinez will leave Sunday with the New Mexico Amigos for Colorado Springs and then on Tuesday the...

  • NM utility plans experiment using Colorado water

    May 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico utility plans to use some of the water it gets from Colorado to test the idea of pumping water underground in the Albuquerque area for use later during times of drought or high demand. Starting next week, the...

  • Gun control group waged New Mexico ad campaign

    May 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A national group founded by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg pumped nearly $32,000 into an advertising campaign in New Mexico for legislation to expand criminal background checks of gun buyers. The campaign by Mayors Against...