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Archive for July 27th, 2013

  • Hedge funds: from rock stars to fallen stars?

    July 27, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This combination image of Associated Press file photos shows from left, Philip Falcone testifying in Washington on Nov. 13, 2008, Raj Rajaratnam leaving Federal Court in New York on Thursday, March 10, 2011, Kenneth Griffin testifying on Capitol Hill in...

  • Agency shifts $7M for behavioral health shakeup

    July 27, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Human Services Department is shifting $7.5 million within its budget to cover start-up costs of Arizona companies that will take over for New Mexico behavioral health providers under investigation for potential fraud. Matt...

  • Groups ask NM governor to consider bear proposal

    July 27, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A coalition of environmentalists and wildlife advocates is asking Gov. Susana Martinez to direct the state Game and Fish Department to consider feeding bears in the Sandia Mountains to keep them away from people. The Rio Grande...

  • Bernalillo homes flooded in overnight storm

    July 27, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    BERNALILLO, N.M. (AP) — Overnight storms flooded about 30 homes in Bernalillo and knocked out power to about 10,000 customers in Santa Fe. Sandoval County fire officials say two homes in Bernalillo were flooded and some 30 more severely water damaged when a...

  • Workers clean up Bandelier monument after flooding

    July 27, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    BANDELIER NATIONAL MONUMENT, N.M. (AP) — Workers at Bandelier National Monument are cleaning up after a night of flooding in Frijoles Canyon. Just before midnight, monument staff drove down into the canyon to make sure protection was in place, including a...

  • Abortion foes take fight to municipal level in NM

    July 27, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Anti-abortion activists behind new state laws to ban abortions after 20 weeks are taking their fight to the municipal level in New Mexico, turning in more than twice the needed signatures to get such a ban placed on the ballot for...

  • Rancher accused of allowing his cattle to trespass

    July 27, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The son of former Gov. Bruce King and the brother of state Attorney General Gary King has pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges stemming from a yearslong dispute over his cattle grazing in a suburban Albuquerque neighborhood....

  • Texas oilman, fracking pioneer Mitchell dies at 94

    July 27, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Nov. 8, 2007 photo, George P. Mitchell poses with a statue himself at The Woodlands at Town Green Park in The Woodlands, Texas. Mitchell, Texas oil man, real estate developer, and one of Houston’s wealthiest businessmen, died Friday, July 26,...

  • Green paint splattered on DC’s Lincoln Memorial

    July 27, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Tourists flock to the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, Friday, July 26, 2013, after someone splattered green paint on the statue of the 16th president and the floor area. Police say the apparent vandalism was discovered early Friday morning with no words,...

  • Korean divide lives on 60 years after end of war

    July 27, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    In this photo taken Monday, July 22, 2013, the armistice agreement between North and South Korea is displayed at the truce village of Panmunjom at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) which separates the two Koreas in Panmunjom, North Korea. Some Americans call it...