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Archive for July 17th, 2013

  • City Council to consider Convention Center fee

    July 17, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    City Council will hold its meeting tonight to discuss business that was cancelled last week when many councilors failed to show to a regularly scheduled meeting. Councilors are expected to consider passing a new $2.50 per room, per night hotel and motel...

  • Emmerich: Chinese market won’t change film plots

    July 17, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this July 3, 2013 file photo, film director Roland Emmerich poses for photographers in Moscow, Russia. Although Hollywood may be benefiting by adding Chinese elements to its films, it won’t be making wholesale changes to the way it tells...

  • Shareholders voting on $24.4 billion Dell buyout

    July 17, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2007 file photo, Dell CEO Michael Dell smiles at Oracle Open World conference in San Francisco. Dell Inc. is making a late push to win shareholder support for founder Michael Dell’s plan to take the slumping computer...

  • House votes to delay parts of health care law

    July 17, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., center, chair of the House Republican Caucus, and other GOP leaders, meet with reporters just before a vote to delay the individual and employer mandates of President Barack Obama’s signature health care law, at the...

  • American Express 2Q profit grows 5 percent

    July 17, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Passers-by walk past an American Express logo near the entrance to a bank in the Harvard Square neighborhood of Cambridge, Mass., Tuesday, July 19, 2011. American Express Co. reports quarterly financial results Wednesday, July 17, 2013, after the market...

  • Marathon bombing suspect on Rolling Stone cover

    July 17, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments Off

    In this magazine cover image released by Wenner Media, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appears on the cover of the Aug. 1, 2013 issue of “Rolling Stone.” (AP Photo/Wenner Media) BOSTON (AP) — A Rolling Stone cover story...

  • John D. and Jean A. Conway

    July 17, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    John “Jack” D. Conway, 82, of Roswell, passed away at home on June 25, 2013. Jean A. (Vissers) Conway, 77, of Roswell, passed away at Mission Arch Care and Rehab Center on June 29, 2013. Jack Conway was born in Hoboken, N.J. and was the son of the late...

  • NM probe of Medicaid services could take months

    July 17, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — State Attorney General Gary King said Wednesday it could take several months for his office to complete an investigation of overpayments and possible fraud by behavioral health providers in New Mexico’s Medicaid program. King...

  • Flooding closes Carlsbad Caverns National Park

    July 17, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Carlsbad Caverns National Park closed early Wednesday because of flooding along the Walnut Canyon Park Road. All visitors and employees are being evacuated from the cave and visitor center and escorted down Walnut Canyon Park Road to...

  • DPS lacks approval to digitize NM weapons records

    July 17, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Department of Public Safety has spent tens of thousands of dollars to digitize tons of paper records on concealed weapons licenses but doesn’t yet have required approval to implement its plan. The State Records...