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Archive for September 7th, 2013

  • Pitt attends premiere for ’12 Years a Slave’

    September 7, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Brad Pitt arrives at the premiere for "12 Years a Slave" on day 2 of the Toronto International Film Festival at The Princess of Wales Theatre on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, in Toronto. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) TORONTO (AP) — The upcoming...

  • AP Source: Bruno Mars to sing at Super Bowl half

    September 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Bruno Mars poses backstage with the award for Best Male Video for “Locked Out of Heaven” at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) NEW...

  • Australia’s new gov’t vows to limit foreign aid

    September 7, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Australian opposition leader Tony Abbott, third left, and his daughters Frances, left, Louise, second right, and Bridget, right, and his wife Margaret, second left, come to the stage to celebrate his election victory in Sydney, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013,...

  • Conn. lobstermen coping with 1st seasonal closure

    September 7, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this in Friday, Oct. 28, 2011 file photo, Mike Theiler pulls lobsters he harvested out of a basket on a dock in New London, Conn. Theiler is among about two dozen full-time lobstermen in Connecticut preparing for the first seasonal shutdown on...

  • Libya’s oil exports plunge as problems escalate

    September 7, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 26, 2011 file photo, a Libyan oil worker, works at a refinery inside the Brega oil complex, in Brega, eastern Libya. Libya’s deputy oil minister told reporters late Tuesday, Aug, 27, 2013, that the country’s oil exports are five...

  • Greek premier promises recovery from 2014

    September 7, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Riot Police buses patrol the streets of the city during the inauguration of the annual Thessaloniki International Trade Fair Saturday Sept. 7, 2013. Labor unions are planing a series of weekend demonstrations in the country’s second largest city,...

  • Sunland Park sees more water problems

    September 7, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SUNLAND PARK, N.M. (AP) — Dona Ana County officials are recommending that Sunland Park residents conserve water after a well within the city’s service system failed. Officials said Saturday that outages were reported and the well could be repaired by...

  • Sheriff: Torrance County facing deputy shortage

    September 7, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ESTANCIA, N.M. (AP) — A sheriff in a rural New Mexico county says a deputy shortage and an influx of crime is making it difficult to patrol his area. KRQE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1afy0ga) that Torrance County Sheriff Heath White says his department is...

  • NM county to consider new drilling ordinance

    September 7, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — San Miguel County commissioners are considering imposing strict rules for oil and natural gas development throughout the northeastern New Mexico county. The latest draft of the county’s drilling ordinance has been months in the...

  • Kirtland Air Force to set coyote traps

    September 7, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Kirtland Air Force Base is clamping down on coyotes. KOAT-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1cSuwBj) that the Civil Engineer Squadron is teaming up with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to set up live traps around residential areas....