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Archive for August 22nd, 2013

  • Man hurt in California tutoring club crash dies

    August 22, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Employees of the Tutoring Club, an after-school academic program, console one another after a car crashed into the building in Fountain Valley, Calif., on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. Police say a 76-year-old man drove his car into the tutoring club, injuring five...

  • Rights group wants answers over UK leaks reaction

    August 22, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A display fronts the offices of the Guardian and its sister paper, The Observer, on Monday night, Aug. 19, 2013. The Guardian’s editor, Alan Rusbridger, said Monday that British agents oversaw the destruction of an unspecified number of his...

  • Arias lawyers want Twitter accounts of new jurors

    August 22, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this July 16, 2013 file photo, convicted murderer Jodi Arias appears for a hearing in Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix. Arias’ attorneys want a judge to allow them to monitor the Twitter accounts of jurors seated in her murder trial...

  • Cruise ship to be in port until at least Thursday

    August 22, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    The Celebrity cruises ship Millennium is tied up at the Berth 3 dock, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013 in Ketchikan, Alaska. The Millennium, the Celebrity Cruises ship that returned to Ketchikan, Alaska, after experiencing mechanical issues last weekend will remain...

  • Measuring up ready-to-cook dinner kit companies

    August 22, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    An undated photo provided by HelloFresh shows a HelloFresh dinner kit. HelloFresh, based in New York, ships ready-to-cook dinner kits to subscribers with everything needed to whip up a meal, from the raw meat and fish to vegetables and spices. Targeting busy...

  • Las Vegas newspapers battling over joint operation

    August 22, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Nov. 11, 2013 file photo, Las Vegas Sun Publisher and Editor Brian Greenspun speaks in Las Vegas. Greenspun has accused the company that owns the Las Vegas Review-Journal of trying to kill their cross-town rivalry with a bid to buy out his newspaper...

  • Autopsy in 10-year-old’s murder case tossed in NM

    August 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A judge has ruled that an autopsy won’t be allowed in the case of a 10-year-old New Mexico boy accused of killing his abusive father. Judge George Eichwald ruled Wednesday that the autopsy in the death of 42-year-old Byron...

  • Correction: Endangered Wolves-Livestock story

    August 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — In a story Aug. 16 about grant funding to reduce conflicts between wolves and livestock, The Associated Press misidentified the New Mexico agency that would receive federal funding. The grant will be awarded to the Department of...

  • Union wants state buildings tested for hazards

    August 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A public employees union urged Gov. Susan Martinez’s administration on Wednesday to test state buildings near downtown Santa Fe for possible environmental contamination to determine whether it’s a source of worker health...

  • Former Albuquerque firefighter sentenced to prison

    August 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former Albuquerque firefighter has been sentenced to 30 months in federal prison for structuring drug trafficking proceeds. Prosecutors say 33-year-old Steve Chavez also was sentenced Wednesday to three years of supervised release...