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Archive for July 9th, 2013

  • Among SKoreans, plane crash felt as point of shame

    July 9, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Asiana Airlines President and CEO Yoon Young-doo answers reporters’ questions before heading to San Francisco at the flight gate of the Incheon International Airport in Incheon, west of Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 9, 2013. A South Korean official...

  • Weinstein, Warner Bros. spar over ‘The Butler’

    July 9, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 23, 2011 file photo, Harvey Weinstein, film producer and co-chairman of The Weinstein Company, is shown in New York. The dustup over the rights to a film title has turned into a public squabble between Weinstein and Warner Bros....

  • Maker of Angel’s Envy bourbon to open distillery

    July 9, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Lincoln Henderson, the master distillery for Angel’s Envy bourbon, talks about plans for a new distillery on Tuesday, July 9, 2013, in downtown Louisville, Ky. The company that makes the relatively new bourbon hopes to spread its sales across the country...

  • Flags to be lowered in honor of former NM governor

    July 9, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez has ordered flags flown at half-staff in New Mexico in honor of former Gov. David Cargo, who died last week at age 84. Cargo, a Republican, served for two terms from 1967 through 1970. Under an executive order...

  • Feds warn of early end to Rio Grande irrigation

    July 9, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal water managers on Tuesday warned that the irrigation season for farmers in the Lower Rio Grande Valley soon will be over. The flow between Elephant Butte and Caballo reservoirs ended Monday, meaning the shortest irrigation...

  • Albuquerque man pleads guilty to kickbacks

    July 9, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former officer of a New Mexico construction company has admitted his role in an elaborate kickback and money laundering scheme involving Iraqi construction projects. U.S. Attorney Kenneth J. Gonzales says former Laguna...

  • NM man dead after apparently drowning at park

    July 9, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LOGAN. N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a Los Lunas man is dead after apparently drowning at Ute Lake State Park. New Mexico State Police say 63-year-old Walter Bell was found floating in the lake by his wife after launching their boat in the water Tuesday...

  • NM governor attends firefighter memorial

    July 9, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez joined thousands of mourners, including Vice President Joe Biden, at a memorial service in Arizona for 19 firefighters killed in a wildfire a week ago. Martinez traveled to Arizona on Tuesday for the...

  • Chimayo eyes security system to fight vandals

    July 9, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    CHIMAYO, N.M. (AP) — A popular northern New Mexico Catholic shrine that attracts thousands each year is working to fight persistent vandals that have defaced religious statues and caused thousands of dollars in damage. Officials with El Santuario de Chimayo...

  • Endangered fish salvaged along drying Rio Grande

    July 9, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SOCORRO, N.M. (AP) — “No fish!” The words are shouted over and over again as U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologists Tristan Austring and Angela James drag their net through the isolated pools of brown water that are left where the Rio Grande...