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Archive for July 16th, 2013

  • Calif. seeks record fine in pipeline explosion

    July 16, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 9, 2010 file photo, a massive fire roars through a mostly residential neighborhood in San Bruno, Calif. California regulators on Tuesday July 16, 2013 called on Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to pay at least $300 million in fines in...

  • As cyber attacks detonate, banks gird for battle

    July 16, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A surveillance sign is posted outside a Bank of America branch on Peachtree Street, Tuesday, July 16, 2013, in Atlanta. Banks large and small are girding for an elaborate drill this week that will test how they’d fare if hackers unleashed a powerful and...

  • DIGITS: 32 percent keep a household budget

    July 16, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo arranged to show the number “32,” the number is displayed at a local supermarket in Los Angeles, on Thursday, July 11, 2013. A new poll shows that 32 percent of Americans put together a budget each month to track income and...

  • Chevron and YPF sign $1.5 billion shale oil deal

    July 16, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Police stand guard behind fences in front of Argentina’s state-controlled YPF oil company headquarter during a protest against a deal between YPF and U.S. oil company Chevron in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, July 16, 2013. YPF, which was...

  • Air Force Academy spending off $177M in fiscal ’12

    July 16, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE — This undated file photo shows cadets in formation with the Cadet Chapel in the background at the Air Force Academy north of Colorado Springs, Colo. Air Force Academy spending has plunged as the military scales back across all branches. The...

  • Bad weather complicates Coca-Cola’s soda struggles

    July 16, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Monday, July 15, 2013 photo, bottle tops of Coca-Cola 8 oz. bottles are shown in Doral, Fla. The Coca-Cola Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens on Tuesday, July 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) NEW YORK (AP) — Coca-Cola...

  • Stocks decline on earnings; Coca-Cola drops

    July 16, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    The American flag and a sign for Wall St. are shown outside the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, July 15, 2013 in New York. Weaker-than-expected U.S. retail sales sent most world stock markets lower Tuesday July 16, 2013 as investors awaited congressional...

  • Hubbard buys Sandusky radio stations for $85.5M

    July 16, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Twin Cities-based Hubbard Radio has agreed to buy Sandusky Radio’s 10 stations in Phoenix and Seattle for $85.5 million. The deal was announced Tuesday and requires regulatory approval. Both Hubbard and Sandusky are private...

  • NM gun shop owner, parents facing firearms charges

    July 16, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A Hobbs gun shop owner and his parents have pleaded not guilty to violations of federal firearms laws. A federal grand jury returned a seven-count indictment against 30-year-old Carlos Jonathan Cruz, 59-year-old Carlos Carlon Cruz...

  • NM governor proposes more veterans cemeteries

    July 16, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez is proposing that New Mexico establish several veterans cemeteries in rural areas of the state. Martinez outlined her plan on Tuesday for providing more burial options for veterans and their spouses than the...