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Archive for July 19th, 2013

  • Residents worry if bankruptcy will better Detroit

    July 19, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Oct. 24, 2012 file photo shows an empty field north of Detroit’s downtown. Detroit, which on Thursday, July 18, 2013, filed the largest municipal bankruptcy case in American history, owes as much as $20 billion to banks, bondholders...

  • Socialists pull out of Portuguese government talks

    July 19, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A dart is stuck on a photo of Portuguese Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho outside the finance ministry in Lisbon Wednesday evening, July 18 2013. Civil servants gathered outside the ministry in a protest vigil against the government’s austerity policy...

  • GE shares rise to post-crisis high on US outlook

    July 19, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 2, 2008 file photo, a General Electric (GE) sign is seen on display at Western Appliance store in Mountain View, Calif. General Electric is reporting a slight gain in net income in the second quarter and said Friday July 19, 2013...

  • Cute Colors

    July 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Darci Roe spray paints a bicycle at Down Home Boutique located at 2308 Urton on Friday, readying for the store grand re-opening set for July 23rd. Down Home has been closed the last 5 weeks due to flooding caused by a broken water line. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

  • Deadly derailment won’t stop oil on trains

    July 19, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Friday, July 12, 2013, photo, work continues at the crash site on in Lac-Megantic, Quebec of a train that derailed igniting tanker cars carrying crude oil that killed fifty people. U.S. and Canadian drillers are producing oil faster than new pipelines...

  • Waiting for the Man

    July 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    A horse waits patiently for its owner at the Subway located at 1701 W. 2nd during lunchtime, Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • As a human rights advocate, Rubio works toward social, political reform

    July 19, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Angelica Rubio Angelica Rubio grew up in Lake Arthur. It is, as she says, a small town with a population of 300. It has a small economic base. “The only thing that sustains it is the school, and the oil and gas industry.” Rubio was the youngest of six...

  • NM judicial appointee changes party affiliation

    July 19, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Ruidoso lawyer selected for a southern New Mexico judgeship changed her party affiliation to Republican from Democrat on the day of her appointment, but the attorney said Friday that GOP Gov. Susana Martinez didn’t ask for the...

  • Audit criticizes NM unemployment system computer

    July 19, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A newly implemented computer system for unemployment taxes and claims is so complex that it’s difficult to use for New Mexicans seeking jobless benefits and the computer’s cost has more than doubled to $48 million,...

  • Banks to serve as Albuquerque’s interim chief

    July 19, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Deputy Chief Allen Banks will become the Albuquerque Police Department’s interim chief upon Chief Ray Schultz’s Aug. 3 retirement. The city announced in March that Schultz will retire this year after 31 years on the...