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Archive for May 30th, 2013

  • Albuquerque proposal would allow vehicle seizure

    May 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A proposal being considered by the Albuquerque City Council would let police seize vehicles used in prostitution-related crime, including solicitations by so-called Johns in their vehicles. According to the Albuquerque Journal...

  • Chalk Noling

    May 30, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Charlie “Chalk” Noling, 75, a Roswell native and resident of Fort Sumner, died Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at his home. He was born July 28, 1937 in Roswell to the home of Charlie Weldon Noling and the former Beulah Elizabeth Townsend. Chalk attended schools...

  • Santa Fe grand jury indicts ‘El Dentista’

    May 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — An unlicensed tooth doctor who called himself “El Dentista” has been indicted on charges of illegally practicing dentistry, possession of dangerous drugs and other charges stemming from allegations he operated a mobile...

  • Asian stock markets mixed after US lukewarm data

    May 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Passers-by watch an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Thursday, May 30, 2013. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index closed down 737.43 points, or 5.15 percent, at 13,589.03 on Thursday as concerns that the Federal Reserve might start scaling back...

  • Ex-Mexico president praises Wash. pot businessmen

    May 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Vicente Fox waits to speak at a news conference Thursday, May 30, 2013, in Seattle. Diego Pellicer Inc. announced recent acquisitions of medical marijuana dispensary chains in Washington and Colorado, creating the first national brand of retail cannabis....

  • Calif. Assembly passes bill to raise minimum wage

    May 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Assemblyman Luis Alejo, D-Watsonville, right, talks with Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, D-San Francisco, after his minimum wage measure was approved by the Assembly in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, May 30, 2013. If approved by the Senate and signed by the governor,...

  • Assembly debates bill on hospital charity care

    May 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Assemblyman Bob Wieckowski, D-Fremont, grimaces as the votes are posted showing his measure to force nonprofit hospitals to prove they provide enough charitable care to justify their tax-exempt status failed to get enough votes for approval at the Capitol in...

  • Trash hauler’s record probed in Md. derailment

    May 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    AP10ThingsToSee – This image made from video provided by James LeBrun shows an explosion outside Baltimore on Tuesday, May, 28, 2013 after a train derailed in White Marsh, Md. (AP Photo/James LeBrun) ROSEDALE, Md. (AP) — A trash hauler whose truck was...

  • Chicago Sun-Times lays off photography staff

    May 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Dec. 10, 2008 file photo by Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer John H. White from the Chicago Sun-Times shows Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich leaving his home in Chicago through a back alley a day after he was arrested on federal corruption...

  • William Franklin “Red” Grassie

    May 30, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    He was an original cowboy. He passed away peacefully this past Tuesday at his home in Lake Arthur, surrounded by family and friends. He was 85. Red had an unfailing dry sence of humor and many pool games to be played. A bronco rider, roper and rancher, he...