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Archive for June 28th, 2013

  • Immigration overhaul: Senate passes historic bill

    June 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., left, and Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., right, two of the authors of the immigration reform bill crafted by the Senate’s bipartisan “Gang of Eight,” shakes hands on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 27,...

  • Legislature approves reforms for enterprise zones

    June 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Assemblyman Bob Blumenfield, D-Woodland Hills, called for passage of his enterprise zone measure before lawmakers at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. on Thursday, June 27, 2013. Blumenfield’s measure AB93, a overhaul sought by Gov. Jerry Brown of...

  • Mongolian leader re-elected on anti-graft agenda

    June 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Mongolian People’s Revolutionary Party’s Presidential candidate and current Health Minister Udval Natsag, center, waits in line to cast her vote at secondary school no.6 of the Sukhbaatar district in Ulan Bator, Mongolia Wednesday, June 26, 2013....

  • Hawaii hiking trails to be on Google Street View

    June 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this undated photo provided by Google, Rob Pacheco, president of Hawaii Forest & Trail, takes in the view at Akaka Falls near Honomu, Hawaii, while wearing the Street View Trekker. Hawaii’s volcanoes, rainforests and beaches will soon be visible...

  • Court: Hobby Lobby can challenge health care law

    June 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this May 22, 2013, customers enter and exit a Hobby Lobby store in Denver. A federal appeals court on Thursday, June 27, 2013 ruled that Hobby Lobby stores have a good case that the federal health care law violates their religious beliefs in...

  • Explicit videos surface in NM officer murder case

    June 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Attorneys in the murder trial of a former Albuquerque police officer are arguing over whether the jury should see explicit photos and videos in the case. Levi Chavez’s lawyer says he didn’t want to risk showing jurors...

  • Triple digit temperatures recorded across NM

    June 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — It hasn’t been this hot in Albuquerque in nearly 20 years. The National Weather Service’s temperature gauge at the Albuquerque International Sunport hit 105 degrees Thursday afternoon, marking the hottest temperature for...

  • NM high court asked to legalize gay marriage

    June 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s highest court was asked Thursday by a same-sex couple in Santa Fe to decide whether gay marriage is legal in the state. If the court decides the case, it could resolve a politically difficult issue that has stalled...

  • NM man sentenced to prison for child sex abuse

    June 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Acoma Pueblo man has been sentenced to more than three years in federal prison in a child sex abuse case. Prosecutors say 34-year-old Terrence Joseph Kie will be on seven years of supervised release after serving a 41-month...

  • NM court declines to resolve open meeting issue

    June 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The state’s highest court has ruled that Rio Rancho’s former city manager can’t sue the community for back pay, but the justices declined to decide an open government question in the case. The Supreme Court said...