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Archive for August 3rd, 2013

  • Democratic governors nervous about health plan

    August 3, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin gives a thumbs up after riding a Harley Davidson motorcycle to the motorcycle museum Friday, August, 2, 2013 in Milwaukee. The National Governors Association is meeting in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps) MILWAUKEE (AP) —...

  • From soybeans to baseball, Henry has had success

    August 3, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – Boston Red Sox owner John Henry stands on the field before a baseball game in Boston, in this May 11, 2013 file photo. The principal owner of the Boston Red Sox has entered into an agreement to buy The Boston Globe. The Globe says the impending...

  • Time Warner blackout of CBS goes into 2nd day

    August 3, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This image provided by CBS shows a CBS advertisement in Times Square in New York on Friday, Aug. 2, 2013. Three million Time Warner Cable customers in New York, Los Angeles and Dallas lost access to CBS programming in a fee dispute Friday, threatening their...

  • New jobs disproportionately low-pay or part-time

    August 3, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This July 15, 2013 photo, people line up at the job fair in South Burlington, Vt. The 162,000 jobs the economy added in July were a disappointment. The quality of the jobs was even worse. A disproportionate number of the added jobs were part-time...

  • From recession’s wake, education innovation blooms

    August 3, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Friday, May 24, 2013 photo, student Raul Ramos goes through his online homework during a session of a massive online class in Madrid. Recent financial pressures and new technologies are opening cracks in traditional, age-old structures of higher...

  • Oil companies frack in coastal waters off Calif.

    August 3, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    File – In this May 1, 2009 file photo, an operator walks by the main oil line on offshore oil drilling platform ‘Gail’ operated by Venoco, Inc. off the coast of Santa Barbara, Calif. Companies prospecting for oil off California’s coast...

  • Companies help immigrants obtain US citizenship

    August 3, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken Wednesday, July 17, 2013, Yolanda Oruc, left, talks to general manager Jeff Lehman, right, and HR director Nilmarie Almdovar, center, in the lobby of the Betsy Hotel in the South Beach area of Miami Beach, Fla. Uruguayan native Yolanda...

  • Union rep questions NM teacher evaluation system

    August 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Questions are being raised about the state’s new teacher evaluation system. The new process will remove the responsibility of principals to be instructional leaders and put teachers in the position of having to evaluate each...

  • Authorities search for former CPA wanted in NM

    August 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a former certified public accountant who is accused of embezzling nearly $300,000 from a New Mexico ranching organization. Prosecutors say 54-year-old Charles Fleming is facing 20 charges of embezzlement...

  • Dona Ana County commissioner to resign

    August 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Dona Ana County Commission Chairwoman Karen Perez says she is resigning. Perez says the decision to step down in order to accept a full-time job in Texas was one of the most difficult decisions she has had to make. She says it was an...