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Archive for August 14th, 2013

  • Railway in Quebec train to lose license

    August 14, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Tuesday, July 16, 2013 file photo, workers stand before mangled tanker cars at the crash site of a train derailment and fire in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, that happened on July 6. Canada’s transportation agency said Tuesday, Aug. 13,...

  • Chile’s Bachelet studies mining policy changes

    August 14, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Chile’s former president and current presidential candidate Michelle Bachelet pauses as she speaks with foreign correspondents at her campaign headquarters in Santiago, Chile, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013. Bachelet says she is studying possible changes to...

  • Solar, geothermal projects touted at Vegas summit

    August 14, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Sen. Harry Reid listens during a news conference during the National Clean Energy Summit at Mandalay Bay on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, in Las Vegas. The one day summit brought business and political leaders together to discuss the future of clean energy. (AP...

  • Federal government sues to block airline merger

    August 14, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, file photo, a U.S. Airways jet passes an American Airlines jet at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix. The merger of the two airlines has given birth to a mega airline with more passengers than any other...

  • Ackman gone, but J.C. Penney’s problems remain

    August 14, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Tuesday, April 9, 2013 file photo, customers shop at a J.C. Penney store, in New York. William Ackman has resigned from J.C. Penney Co.’s board as part of a deal to resolve an unusually public battle between the activist investor and...

  • NM reaches settlement over foreclosure ads

    August 14, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Attorney General’s Office has reached a settlement with a California law firm that will bring to an end misleading radio ads regarding mortgage foreclosure assistance. Attorney General Gary King says the ads by...

  • NMSU baseball program gets $1.4M gift

    August 14, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Baseball has long been a passion for New Mexico State University alumnus Michael Johnson. He and his older brother used to play and the sport was a true love for his mother. So he and his wife Judy have decided to give the Aggie...

  • Albuquerque mayor announces run for re-election

    August 14, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry says he has a passion for the city and he’s going to run for re-election. Berry and challengers Pete Dinelli and Paul Heh filed their paperwork with the city clerk on Tuesday, officially kicking...

  • OMI rules police custody death as homicide

    August 14, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — The Office of the Medical Investigator has classified the death of a man who was in the custody of Roswell police as a homicide. The Roswell Daily Record reports (http://bit.ly/1bteey0) the autopsy results for 34-year-old Cody Towler...

  • NM reports 1st death from West Nile Virus in 2013

    August 14, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico has recorded its first death in 2013 from a West Nile Virus infection. The state Department of Health says an 83-year-old man from Curry County died after being hospitalized for encephalitis, the more severe clinical form of...