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Archive for July 8th, 2013

  • Alcoa posts $119M 2Q loss on restructuring costs

    July 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this July 5, 2011 photo, Alcoa’s Fjardaal aluminum smelter in Reydarfjordur, Iceland, an environmentally friendly plant that utilizes hydroelectric power, is shown. On Monday, July 8, 2013, Alcoa said its second-quarter loss widened due to weak...

  • Quebec explosion highlights risk of oil transport

    July 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Fire fighters keep watering railway cars the day after a train derailed causing explosions of railway cars carrying crude oil Sunday, July 7, 2013, in Lac Megantic, Que. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Paul Chiasson) WASHINGTON (AP) — The deadly explosion of...

  • US consumer borrowing up as credit card use rises

    July 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Wednesday, May 15, 2013 photo, customers browse through the Look Boutique at the Walgreens flagship store in the Empire State Building, in New York. Americans stepped up their borrowing by $19.6 billion in May compared with April, the Federal Reserve...

  • Federal officials end inquiry into Wynn

    July 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    ADVANCE FOR RELEASE SUNDAY, JULY 7, 2013 – In this April 22, 2010 photo, Music fountain performs at the Wynn Macau. Macau is in the midst of one of the greatest gambling booms the world has ever known. To rival it, Las Vegas would have to attract six...

  • Governor’s office evacuated over suspicious mail

    July 8, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities said Monday that a suspicious substance found in mail sent to the New Mexico governor’s office turned out to be non-toxic. The top floor of the Capitol, where the governor’s office is located, was evacuated for...

  • Funeral arrangements set for former NM governor

    July 8, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Funeral arrangements have been announced for David F. Cargo, who became the youngest governor of New Mexico and served two terms in the turbulent 1960s. Cargo died last Friday at age 84. His family says he had been in an Albuquerque...

  • Chief: NM police fired 9 shots at man with knives

    July 8, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two Albuquerque officers fired nine shots at a knife-wielding man after the man refused to follow orders to drop his weapons and the man aimed his knives at one of the officers, Police Chief Ray Schultz said Monday. Speaking to...

  • Albuquerque eyes more neon signs along Route 66

    July 8, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque officials want to encourage businesses to add neon lights that will lighten up Central Avenue along the city’s 15-mile stretch of historic Route 66. The City Council last week approved a package of proposals for...

  • Google honors Roswell ‘flying saucer’ with Doodle

    July 8, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Google is marking the 66th anniversary of a New Mexico newspaper’s report of a captured “flying saucer” with an interactive Doodle. The search engine posted Monday the Doodle on its home page. The retro-looking black...

  • Singer Randy Travis in critical at Texas hospital

    July 8, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this June 7, 2013 file photo, Randy Travis performs on day 2 of the 2013 CMA Music festival at the LP Field in Nashville, Tenn. Travis has been hospitalized in Texas with viral cardiomyopathy. A news release from the singer’s publicist...