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Archive for July 3rd, 2013

  • Economic boom spreads wealth wider in Philippines

    July 3, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this May 17, 2013 photo, trading continues at the Philippine Stock Exchange at the financial district of Makati city, east of Manila, Philippines. As the Philippine economy skyrocketed 7.8 percent in the first quarter, outpacing China, the middle class in...

  • Oregon Senate passes bill to limit gold dredges

    July 3, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- This July 23, 2010 file photo shows Bob O’Day of Snowflake, Ariz., with flakes of gold he mined in a full day’s work with a suction dredge from the Rogue River near Gold Hill, Ore. The influx of out-of-state miners like O’Day prompted...

  • Lawmakers tweak new business incentive program

    July 3, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    State Sen. Anthony Cannella, R-Ceres, urges passage of an economic development measure he and Sen. Cathleen Galgiani, D-Stockton, co-authored, during the Senate session, Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. By a 37-1 vote the Senate...

  • Skydive company operator: No fault in close call

    July 3, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This photo provided by the family shows, from left, Jolene, Janet and Gabrielle Dunnabeck at their home in Whitney, Texas on Monday, July 1, 2013. The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is investigating a close call between a Texas-bound Spirit...

  • Fire forces closure of Albuquerque branch library

    July 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Dozens of children’s books and computers have been destroyed by a fire at an Albuquerque library. City officials say the library will likely be closed for a few weeks due to the fire that was started inside the building early...

  • Man dies after being shot by Las Cruces officers

    July 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Las Cruces police officers fatally shot a man while responding to a domestic altercation. Police say 37-year-old Jose Estrada died at a hospital following the Tuesday afternoon shooting in a residential area. Police arrived to find...

  • Legal fight expands in NM over same-sex marriage

    July 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Same-sex couples are asking the state Supreme Court to decide whether New Mexico recognizes gay marriages from other states, potentially providing them a range of benefits involving tax, health and inheritance laws. The lawsuit...

  • Albuquerque detective cleared in shooting

    July 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Bernalillo County authorities say no charges will be filed against an Albuquerque detective who shot an armed man looking to settle a drug deal. The Second Judicial District Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday that Detective...

  • NM man pleads guilty to hammer assault on woman

    July 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Nambe Pueblo man has pleaded guilty to assaulting a woman with a hammer and child abuse charges in New Mexico. Prosecutors say 24-year-old Everett D. Williams entered into a plea agreement Wednesday in federal court in...

  • Scuffle preceded shooting of Curry County rancher

    July 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — A Curry County sheriff’s official says an eastern New Mexico rancher and another man were wrestling for control of a rifle when the rancher was fatally wounded. Undersheriff Wesley Waller says 73-year-old Max Allen of Bellview and...