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Archive for August 15th, 2013

  • Tablets stolen from Animal Humane New Mexico

    August 15, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Electronic tablets are supposed to be posted outside every dog’s room at Animal Humane New Mexico’s state-of-the-art adoption center to provide more information about the animal. But in just two weeks, two of the donated...

  • Members of NM delegation call for public forum

    August 15, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Members of New Mexico’s congressional delegation are calling on federal officials to host a public forum on access to behavioral health services. The request comes after the New Mexico Human Services Department froze payments...

  • Amtrak train, truck in accident near Albuquerque

    August 15, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities in New Mexico say an Amtrak passenger train struck a tractor-trailer rig carrying automobiles at a crossing on the southern outskirts of Albuquerque late Wednesday morning. Bernalillo County sheriff’s Sgt. Aaron...

  • Navajo data center to spread wireless Internet

    August 15, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — The Navajo Nation is in the final testing phases of a project that will make wireless Internet available to a majority of people on the vast reservation. Tribal officials attending the opening of an $8 million commercial data center...

  • ACLU, Albuquerque reach deal in oversight case

    August 15, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico and the city of Albuquerque reached a settlement Wednesday in a freedom-of-speech lawsuit against the Albuquerque Police Oversight Commission. Under the terms of the settlement, the...

  • Family names employer of US couple held in Qatar

    August 15, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This undated photo provided by the David House Agency shows Matthew, right, and Grace Huang, left, with two of their adopted children, Gloria, center left, and one of their two sons. The couple has been jailed in Qatar on a charge of murder with intent and is...

  • UPS jet crashes near Birmingham airport, 2 dead

    August 15, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Robert Sumwalt, a board member with the National Transportation and Safety Board, speaks at a press conference after a UPS cargo plane crashed at the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport in Birmingham, Ala. on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013. The jet...

  • Deere 3Q tops views, but 4Q sales worry investors

    August 15, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this April 2, 2012 file photo, Derek Long uses a John Deere tractor to disk and cultivate a field in preparation for planting corn in Loami, Ill. John Deere & Co. reports quarterly earnings on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013. . (AP Photo/Seth...

  • Uncertainty awaits airline industry without merger

    August 15, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Tuesday, July 2, 2013, file photo, an American Airlines jet passes the Washington Monument as it lands at Ronald Reagan National Airport, in Washington, D.C. The merger between American Airlines and US Airways was supposed to cement...

  • Eurozone’s longest-ever recession comes to an end

    August 15, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A man runs past containers placed at Lisbon’s Santa Apolonia port, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013. Eurostat, the European Union’s statistics office, said the 17 EU countries that use the euro saw their collective economic output increase by 0.3 percent...