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Archive for August 4th, 2013

  • New jobs disproportionately low-pay or part-time

    August 4, 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...

  • 16-year Conn. bridge, road project in final stages

    August 4, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this July 27, 2013 photo, traffic moves along southbound Interstate 95 in New Haven, Conn., after the traffic pattern was diverted from the old Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge approach, right, to the new span. Thirteen years into the $2 billion, 16-year...

  • Authorities recover woman’s body from Animas River

    August 4, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — San Juan County authorities say the body of a Farmington woman was recovered from the Animas River. The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office says it received reports on Friday that there was a vehicle and possibly a body in the...

  • Eddy County jail loses health accreditation

    August 4, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — The Eddy County Detention Center has lost its health service facility accreditation after an accreditation commission faulted the jail for not having oversight conducted by a physician. The Carlsbad Current-Argus reports...

  • Audit: Nonprofit operators earned $1.5 million

    August 4, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An audit of 15 behavioral health providers in New Mexico says a couple who run a Santa Fe-based nonprofit that provides Medicaid-funded services to children and families is estimated to make as much as $1.5 million a year in...

  • Horse dies during race at Downs at Albuquerque

    August 4, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A horse died and his jockey was badly injured during a race at the Downs at Albuquerque after the animal broke a leg bone, collapsed and died on the track. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/18ULf5w) that jockey Macario...

  • AP source: A-Rod can play during suspension appeal

    August 4, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez answers questions from the media during a press conference after a minor league baseball rehab start with the Trenton Thunder in a game against the Reading Fightin Phils, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013 at Arm & Hammer...

  • Australian vote for Sept. 7; Rudd runs on economy

    August 4, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Australia’s Prime Minister Kevin Rudd speaks during a press conference at the Parliament House in Canberra, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013. Prime Minister Rudd called an election on Sept. 7 and said Sunday that it will be fought over who can be trusted to manage...

  • Hit-and-run driver accelerated onto LA boardwalk

    August 4, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Mustafa, right, and his wife, Yesim Balci work at their stand along the Venice, Calif., beach boardwalk Sunday Aug. 4, 2013 near where a Saturday incident involving a driver who accelerated through a crowd of beachgoers, hitting one person after another as...

  • San Diego mayor begins 2-week absence for therapy

    August 4, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this July 22, 2013 file photo, Irene McCormack Jackson, talks at a news conference in San Diego about the alleged sexual misconduct she suffered at the hands of San Diego Mayor Bib Filner. Jackson, who took a $50,000 annual pay cut to become...