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Archive for June 17th, 2013

  • US judge in Microsoft antitrust case dies at 76

    June 17, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Aug. 9, 1999 file photo shows U.S. District Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson is shown during an American Bar Association panel discussion in Atlanta. Jackson, who as a federal judge in Washington presided over a Microsoft antitrust case and...

  • IRS supervisor in DC scrutinized tea party cases

    June 17, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This March 22, 2103 file photo shows the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service building in Washington. Experts say the Internal Revenue Service’s improper treatment of conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status stems partly from its...

  • G-8 leaders to mull Syria, tax evasion, free trade

    June 17, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A woman walks between signs resting on the tents of demonstrators in a field outside of the G8 summit venue in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland on Sunday, June 16, 2013. In a two-day meeting global leaders will discuss the economy and exchange views on foreign...

  • Paris Air Show peek: Wide-body battle and drones

    June 17, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A French drone aircraft is displayed at the Paris Air Show in le Bourget, North of Paris, Sunday, June 16, 2013. The Paris Air Show will open on June 17 at Le Bourget. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon) PARIS (AP) — The Paris Air Show, which opens for business on...

  • Billionaire’s coal struggles irking biz owners

    June 17, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this July 2, 2010 file photo released by The Greenbrier Resort, The Greenbrier Resort owner and chairman Jim Justice attends the gala opening of The Greenbrier Casino Club, in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. Worth an estimated $1.7 billion,...

  • End of BP cleaning crews leaves questions on Gulf

    June 17, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Tuesday, June 11, 2013, photo, a small shell is embedded in a tar ball on the beach in Gulf Shores, Ala. After three years and $14 billion worth of work following the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the petroleum giant and the Coast Guard say...

  • Las Cruces council to mull repeal of impact fees

    June 17, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The City Council in Las Cruces will consider Monday whether to repeal impact fees for major road and drainage improvements. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://bit.ly/124CPSx) that the council adopted major road and drainage...

  • Reports show 236 oil, gas sites failed inspections

    June 17, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — About 85 percent of 276 oil and gas well sites inspected in southeastern New Mexico over the past six weeks have failed to pass after-the-fact electrical safety inspections. Correction notices were issued to those sites that...

  • ‘Crazy dog lady’ starts pet rescue

    June 17, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — Pat Huntley was 15 years old when she determined her English setter, Mr. Chips, must be the smartest dog in the world. “He would open the fridge door on his own and take a steak,” Huntley said with a laugh. “I thought,...

  • Davidson, Tom win lead acting Daytime Emmys

    June 17, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Kris Jenner presents the award for outstanding talk show host at the 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards on Sunday, June 16, 2013, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — “Days of Our Lives” won...