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Archive for September 8th, 2013

  • Romanians rally for and against planned gold mine

    September 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A protester uses a mobile device to film riot police through a heart shaped object that reads ” Save Rosia Montana” downtown Bucharest, Romania, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. Thousands have protested for the seventh day running against a Canadian owned...

  • No end in sight for decade-long Conn. divorce case

    September 8, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Sept. 10, 2013 file photo, Karen Kaiser stands in front of state Superior Court in Stamford, Conn. Kaiser, of Southbury, filed for divorce from David Zilkha in Stamford Superior Court in 2003 in a case that helped bring down a multibillion-dollar...

  • 9/11 responders far from NYC seek compensation

    September 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Alexandria, Va., firefighter Capt. Scott Quintana, who has chronic Myeloid leukemia that was diagnosed in 2010, talks about his health at his fire station in Alexandria, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. Quintana was a first responder to the Pentagon on 9/11 and...

  • How to invest in your health care

    September 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this April 28, 2010 file photo, a free eye exam is performed on a patient at the Remote Area Medical (RAM) clinic inside the Los Angeles Sports Arena in Los Angeles. Americans now have $18 billion in Health Savings Accounts, a type of plan...

  • Nashville street newspaper faces financial crisis

    September 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013 photo, Anita Smith sells copies of The Contributor newspaper on the campus of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. The street newspaper is facing a financial crisis after a period of tremendous growth, and the the staff of...

  • Poll: Berry has lead in Albuquerque mayoral race

    September 8, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — There’s a month remaining in the Albuquerque mayoral election, and incumbent Richard Berry appears to have a commanding lead. A poll commissioned by the Albuquerque Journal (http://bit.ly/17JEzY4) shows Berry had support from...

  • Duncan to tout new preschool plan during NM visit

    September 8, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Education Secretary Arne Duncan is expected to tout the Obama administration’s new preschool plan during his visit to New Mexico and other Southwestern states. Duncan is scheduled to stop in Santa Fe on Monday as part of his...

  • NM sheriff looks to expand reserve deputy program

    September 8, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — San Juan County Sheriff Ken Christesen says he wants to expand the responsibilities of unpaid reserve deputies who work for the northwestern New Mexico county. Christesen tells The Daily Times (http://bit.ly/180sRdQ) that he plans to...

  • NM senator proposes behavioral health oversight

    September 8, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A key New Mexico Senate Democrat is proposing the creation of an oversight board following the upheaval of the state’s behavioral health system as another state official points to potential conflicts of interest between nonprofit...

  • Colorado man enters plea, avoids trial in NM case

    September 8, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Colorado man set to go on trial for the 2010 killing of a homeless man over a drug deal gone bad has entered a plea. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://bit.ly/1ausoT3) that Arnold Hofeldt pleaded no contest...