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Archive for July 11th, 2013

  • Microsoft reboots with sweeping reorganization

    July 11, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Wednesday Oct. 7, 2009, photo, Steve Ballmer, CEO of US computer software company Microsoft, follows a news conference in Munich, southern Germany. Microsoft Corp. announced Thursday, July 11, 2013 it is reshuffling its business in an attempt to...

  • Nokia phone’s potent camera is bid to regain share

    July 11, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Journalists photograph a Lumia 1020 at its introduction, in New York, Thursday, July 11, 2013. The Nokia Lumia 1020, with a 41-megapixel camera, records more detail than other camera phones and even tops point-and-shoot cameras. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) NEW...

  • Police: 24 bodies now found in Quebec train crash

    July 11, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Members of the National Transportation Safety Board enter the offices of Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway in the town of Farnham, Quebec, Thursday, July 11, 2013. An unmanned, Rail World-owned Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway train broke loose...

  • Stocks surge after Bernanke allays taper fear

    July 11, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Wednesday, July 10, 2013, photo, specialist Christopher Culhane works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Global stocks rose Thursday July 11, 2013 after Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke promised to continue to stimulate the...

  • House OKs scaled-down farm bill sans food stamps

    July 11, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Oct. 16, 2012, file photo shows farmer Myles Goodrich loading a feed wagon at his farm in Danville, Vt. House Republicans strip food stamps from the farm bill in an attempt to get the legislation passed after an embarrassing defeat last...

  • State police rescuing distressed campers

    July 11, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    QUESTA, N.M. (AP) — State police say eight remaining campers lost after a hike in the mountains north of Questa should be rescued soon. The Espanola State Police office received a distress call early Thursday about 10 overdue campers near the Cabresto Lake...

  • Police: NM man arrested for 10th time for DWI

    July 11, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a New Mexico man is jailed on suspicion of driving drunk for the 10th time. Santa Fe police say 45-year-old Frank Seymour was being held Thursday on a $20,000 cash-only bond. Officers responded to a call of a reckless...

  • NM State Forestry to lift fire restrictions

    July 11, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Thanks to recent rains, state and federal land managers will be lifting fire restrictions and closure orders Friday for some areas around New Mexico. Many of the restrictions prohibiting campfires, smoking and other open fires were...

  • More than a third of NM schools graded A or B

    July 11, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — About 70 percent of New Mexico’s public schools improved or maintained their letter grade that rates their performance this year, and more than a third received an A or B, state officials announced Thursday. The grades assigned...

  • NM Homeland Security rocked by slander charges

    July 11, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A former investigator accuses the New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management of slander and harassment in a labor-related complaint. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (http://bit.ly/15yhOVZ ) that a New Mexico...