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Archive for July 30th, 2013

  • Judge won’t toss $70M jury award against Sands

    July 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this April 4, 2013 file photo, Hong Kong businessman Richard Suen waits as counsel addresses the judge during a trial against the Las Vegas Sands Corp. in Clark County district court in Las Vegas. Las Vegas Sands Corp. on Tuesday, July 30,...

  • Cat found on freighter from Philippines to LA

    July 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This undated photo provided by the County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control shows a 4-year-old cat that stowed away in a container ship headed from Manila, Philippines, to Los Angeles. The cat, named “Pinay” by staff, is described as a...

  • Macau aims for another Vegas staple: boxing

    July 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this July 27, 2013 photo, Chinese boxer Zou Shiming waves to his fans before the Flyweight Bout match against Mexico’s Jesus Ortega at the Cotai Arena in Venetian Macao in Macau. The Chinese fighter’s victory at a Macau showdown brings the...

  • Salad pegged in Iowa, Neb. cyclospora outbreak

    July 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this image provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a photomicrograph of a fresh stool sample, which had been prepared using a 10% formalin solution, and stained with modified acid-fast stain, reveals the presence of four Cyclospora...

  • MIT review says school didn’t target Aaron Swartz

    July 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Dec. 8, 2012 file photo provided by ThoughtWorks shows Aaron Swartz, in New York. Swartz, a free-information activist and co-founder of Reddit, hanged himself Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, in New York City. In a report from an internal...

  • Board approves Churchill grandstand expansion

    July 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This artist’s rendering provided by Churchill Downs shows the racetrack’s planned Grandstand Terrace addition, at top right. Churchill Downs is planning to add nearly 2,400 seats and a VIP hospitality lounge as part of a $14.5 million project at...

  • NM governor issues emergency assistance order

    July 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez is making emergency assistance available in areas of New Mexico damaged by recent storms and flooding. The governor issued an executive order on Tuesday that provides $500,000 to the state Department of Homeland...

  • Man pleads guilty to robbing NM pharmacy of drugs

    July 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque man is facing seven years in prison after pleading guilty to the armed robbery of a pharmacy last year. Prosecutors say 43-year-old James Phillip Tafoya entered into a plea agreement Tuesday. They say he pleaded...

  • Warrant issued for man in Farmington shooting

    July 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Farmington police say a 26-year-old man wounded in a Saturday night shooting in which another man died will be arrested once he’s released from the hospital. According to The Daily Times (http://bit.ly/1e7hnTQ ), Detective Sgt....

  • NM teens accused of stealing car of grandmother

    July 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Las Cruces police say a 15-year-old girl and two friends are accused of forcing their way into the home of the girl’s grandmother, taking the keys to her car and stealing it. According to the Las Cruces Sun-News...