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Archive for May 22nd, 2013

  • Talk of lies, pride as Trump case goes to jury

    May 22, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this May 17, 2013 file photo, Jacqueline Goldberg, 87, who has accused Donald Trump of cheating her in a skyscraper condo deal, leaves the federal building in Chicago after testifying against Trump in her lawsuit. The attorney for Goldberg...

  • Broke no laws, IRS official says _ then takes 5th

    May 22, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Lois Lerner, head of the IRS unit that decides whether to grant tax-exempt status to groups, listens on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 22, 2013, during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing to investigate the extra scrutiny the...

  • Crackdown coming for Internet cafes in Ohio

    May 22, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this April 17, 2013 file photo, law enforcement officials raid an Internet cafe in Euclid, Ohio. Storefront sweepstakes parlors appear on their way out in Ohio, after state lawmakers delivered a one-two punch Wednesday, May 22, 2013, effectively banning...

  • HP’s 2Q offers hope even as revenue slump deepens

    May 22, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Aug. 21, 2012 photo, the Hewlett-Packard Co. logo is seen outside the company’s headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif. Hewlett-Packard Co. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, May 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)...

  • Cuts loom in New Mexico unemployment benefits

    May 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexicans qualifying for extended unemployment benefits starting next month will have their payments reduced by 25 percent because of federal spending cutbacks, state officials announced Wednesday. The Department of Workforce...

  • NM transgender student skips graduation over flap

    May 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A transgender student at an Albuquerque high school has skipped his graduation over a dispute about what color robe he had to wear. Officials at St. Pius X Catholic School insisted that because Damian Garcia was born as a girl, he...

  • NM school funding error snags districts

    May 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A problem with a computer form’s alphabetical listing caused dozens of New Mexico school districts and charter schools to get too much state funding, while others didn’t get enough. The state Public Education...

  • Man pleads guilty to robbing 5 NM businesses

    May 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty to robbing five Albuquerque-area businesses at gunpoint during a three-month span last year. Prosecutors say 22-year-old Julio Francia, of Albuquerque, entered his plea Wednesday. He’s been in federal...

  • NM students could win prizes for reading books

    May 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico children could win a trip to Disney’s Animal Kingdom or ride in a hot air balloon with Gov. Susana Martinez under a program that state officials hope will encourage students to read when they aren’t in school....

  • Judge who retired faced NM misconduct allegations

    May 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Supreme Court has unsealed records indicating that a San Miguel County probate judge faced allegations of misconduct when he retired in March. The Santa Fe New Mexican (http://bit.ly/12VQxtk ) reports that the records...