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Archive for September 2nd, 2013

  • Merkel, German election rival debate euro crisis

    September 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Photo provided by German broadcaster WDR shows German Chancellor Angela Merkel, background left, of the Christian Democrats and her Social Democratic challenger Peer Steinbrueck, background right, with journalists, from left, Stefan Raab, Anne Will, Maybrit...

  • Beekeepers, vintners rediscover nectar of the gods

    September 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013 photo, Mark Simakaski stands at the mead tasting bar at Artesano in Groton, Vt. Beekeepers and vintners are rediscovering mead, an alcoholic drink made of fermented honey and water. These days, fruits, spices and even...

  • Selling farms sometimes calls for creative deals

    September 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Aug. 29, 2013, photo, Dan Dimon, left, works in the milking parlor with his father-in-law, Kevin Carley, at The Carley Farms in Pompey, N.Y. Dimon is in the process of buying the dairy and agricultural farm that has been in the Carley family since...

  • Mass. reeling from drug lab scandal a year later

    September 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 9, 2013 file photo, Annie Dookhan, a former Massachusetts chemist accused of faking test results at a state drug lab, pleads not guilty during her arraignment at Superior Court, in Dedham, Mass. State officials estimate that Dookhan...

  • Subsidies for Maine horsemen shrink this summer

    September 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013 photo, bettors mark their harness racing forms at the Windsor Fair in Windsor, Maine. The state’s casinos were supposed to help harness-racing tracks by funneling some of the proceeds to them, allowing them higher payoffs...

  • Police: Boy, 3, pregnant woman killed in NM crash

    September 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SOCORRO, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say three people, including a 3-year-old boy and a pregnant woman, were killed when the driver of a truck fell asleep and the truck overturned. New Mexico State Police spokesman Emmanuel Gutierrez said the deadly accident...

  • Police: Girl, 5, killed in single-vehicle NM crash

    September 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    RAMON, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a 5-year-old girl has died from injuries in a single vehicle crash north of Roswell, N.M. New Mexico State Police spokesman Emmanuel Gutierrez said the accident took place Friday in Lincoln County and the girl, identified...

  • Albuquerque joins protests on Syria

    September 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A small group of protesters in Albuquerque joined worldwide rallies against a possible U.S.-led attack on Syria. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/14hV0Xs) that around 70 or so protesters took part in a rally Saturday...

  • Lawsuit: NM attorney fired after audit complaint

    September 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A lawyer fired by the state Human Services Department says she was let go because of her criticism of an audit of government-funded mental health care, according to a lawsuit against the state agency. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports...

  • Whooping cough cases in NM still high

    September 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Whooping cough has sickened more than 300 people in New Mexico this year, a drop from last year’s record pace, but still a high enough rate that state health officials have expressed concern. The Albuquerque Journal reports...