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Archive for August 5th, 2013

  • Bezos built bookselling site into online empire

    August 5, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 27, 2008, file photo, The Washington Post sign is seen on its building in Washington. On Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, the Washington Post announced the paper has been sold to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)...

  • Colo. school tax supporters turn in petitions

    August 5, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Colorado social study teacher Ami Prichard stands with her children, twins Benji and Maddi, age 6, on a day in which she and her children helped the organization Colorado Commits to Kids deliver petitions signed by people who support placing a school-finance...

  • Penney hires Kraft executive as marketing chief

    August 5, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This July 15, 2009 file photo, shows the main entrance of the JC Penney flagship store at Manhattan Mall. J.C. Penney Co. announced Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, that it has hired an executive from the food world to reconnect with its shoppers Kraft...

  • Growth at US service firms jumps on new orders

    August 5, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this July 1, 2013 file photo, patrons sample a variety of beers at the Beer Hall at the Harpoon Brewery in the Seaport District of Boston. US service firms expanded in July at the fastest pace since February, fueled by a jump in new orders and...

  • Judge to open documents in Idaho prison lawsuit

    August 5, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this June 15, 2010 file photo, the Idaho Correctional Center is shown south of Boise, Idaho. A federal judge has ordered that several documents be unsealed in a lawsuit between Idaho inmates and Corrections Corporation of America just days...

  • Christie’s to appraise Detroit museum collection

    August 5, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In a June 13, 2013 file photo, Detroit Institute of Arts docent Lea Schelke points out details in the Portrait of Postman Roulin by Van Gogh displayed at the museum in Detroit. As part of the city’s Chapter 9 bankruptcy filing, city emergency...

  • Court dismisses appeal in behavioral health case

    August 5, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Behavioral health providers under investigation for possible overbillings, mismanagement and fraud lost an appeal Monday of a ruling that allows New Mexico to continue to withhold Medicaid payments. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of...

  • Man is fatally shot at a NM fundraising event

    August 5, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man who was fatally shot at fundraising event in Albuquerque. Albuquerque police say 36-year-old Japheth Seaman was taken to a hospital with a gunshot wound Sunday and later died. Authorities...

  • NM regulators propose new medical marijuana rules

    August 5, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State medical regulators are drawing criticism for proposing new rules with requirements for doctors and other health care providers who certify patients to use medical marijuana. The Medical Board plans an Aug. 16 hearing on the new...

  • 3 shot dead at Pa. town meeting; shooter tackled

    August 5, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Emergency crews respond to a reported shooting at the Ross Township building that left two people dead, Monday, Aug. 5, 2013 in Saylorsburg, Pa. Monroe County emergency management director Guy Miller says the shooting happened Monday evening during Ross...