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Archive for July 28th, 2013

  • ‘Glee’ actor says Monteith was show’s leader

    July 28, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This publicity image released by NBC shows actor Mike O’Malley from the “Welcome to the Family” panel during the NBCUniversal Press Tour in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Saturday, July 27, 2013. “Welcome to the Family,” set to...

  • Musician JJ Cale dies; wrote Clapton, Skynyrd hits

    July 28, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this June 5, 2004 file photo, singer-songwriter J.J. Cale plays during the Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Festival in Dallas, Texas. Cale, whose best-known songs became hits for Eric Clapton with “After Midnight” and Lynyrd Skynyrd...

  • Obama: Next Fed head should consider average Joes

    July 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Tuesday Jan. 25, 2005, file photo, a nameplate is affixed to the chair of US Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan in the main meeting room of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington. The White House...

  • Warm weather means early Calif. wine grape harvest

    July 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken Friday, July 26, 2013, veraison, the onset of ripening, is shown on Cabernet Sauvignon grapes at the Opus One winery in Oakville, Calif. One thing that is certain about the weather in California’s premiere wine grape-growing region is...

  • Rig for relief well being positioned at gas leak

    July 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A fire is seen on the Hercules 265 drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana, Wednesday, July 24, 2013. Natural gas spewed uncontrolled from the well on Tuesday after a blowout that forced the evacuation of 44 workers aboard the drilling...

  • China, EU reach settlement on solar panels

    July 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this July 17, 2013 photo, workers assemble solar panels at a factory in Hefei, in central China’s Anhui province. The Europe Union and Chinese solar panel exporters said Saturday, July 27, 2013 that they had reached a settlement in their long trade...

  • Detroit bankruptcy another setback for unions

    July 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this July 24, 2013 file photo protesters carry a sign outside the Levin Federal Courthouse in Detroit. Detroit’s historic bankruptcy filing is a major setback for public sector unions that have spent years trying to ward off cuts to the...

  • Juror: 2nd thoughts of NM-ex-officer’s acquittal

    July 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A juror in the trial of a former Albuquerque police officer acquitted of killing his wife said Friday that is having second thoughts about the panel’s decision. Fred Trujillo told the Albuquerque Journal...

  • NM ex-mortuary worker in massive embezzlement case

    July 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — Court document show that a former employee of a Las Vegas, N.M. mortuary has been charged with stealing more than $200,000 from the company in a massive embezzlement scheme that went undetected for years. The Las Vegas Optic reports...

  • Manager: Portales aquifer depleting rapidly

    July 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    PORTALES, N.M. (AP) — The Ute Water Project program manager is warning that the Portales aquifer is depleting rapidly and its saturated thickness could be depleted within a decade. The Portales News-Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/16kAAyd) that Paul Van...