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Archive for September 10th, 2013

  • Corker calls VW talks with UAW ‘incomprehensible’

    September 10, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    http://www.apexchange.com/Content/preview/2013/20130904/17/254fa343d3c1711d3c0f6a706700a71f.jpg In this Nov. 21, 2011 file photo, U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, left, speaks with United Auto Workers regional director Gary Casteel after a ceremony announcing renewed...

  • Google loses appeal in Street View snooping case

    September 10, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 27, 2010 file photo, an employee drives a Google Maps Street View vehicle around Palo Alto, Calif. Internet giant Google’s Street View project has raised privacy concerns in several countries. Attorneys suing Google for...

  • CBS News says it almost gave up on Assad interview

    September 10, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013 photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, PBS host Charlie Rose, left, interviews Syrian President Bashar Assad at the presidential palace in Damascus, Syria. In an interview broadcast Monday, Sept. 9, 2013 on...

  • NM regulators approve water protection rules

    September 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico regulators on Tuesday approved a proposed set of rules aimed at protecting groundwater at copper mines despite claims by the attorney general’s office that the proposal contradicts existing state law. The hearing...

  • Gov. Martinez orders flags lowered for firefighter

    September 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez is ordering flags fly at half-staff in tribute to a firefighter found dead in a rugged area of northern New Mexico. Martinez issued an order that flags on state buildings stay lowered starting at sunrise Wednesday...

  • Enrollment down at New Mexico State University

    September 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Enrollment at New Mexico State University is down for the fall semester. School officials say about 28,000 students across all campuses were enrolled as of Sept. 6. That’s a drop of more than 5 percent from this time last year....

  • Udall, Heinrich on opposite sides on Syria

    September 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s senior senator, Democrat Tom Udall, and Republican Rep. Steve Pearce say they’re opposed to a U.S. military strike against Syria over its use of chemical weapons. Udall said Tuesday he’s gravely concerned...

  • NM court poses new questions in pension case

    September 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s highest court wants more information from lawyers before deciding whether the state can reduce cost-of-living adjustments for pensions of retired government workers. The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked for additional...

  • Flooding reported in San Juan County

    September 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Parts of northwestern New Mexico have been slammed by heavy rain sparking flooding in Farmington. Emergency personnel asked San Juan County residents on Tuesday to stay off the roads while the area battled the severe weather. The...

  • Suspect arrested in triple shooting at a NM home

    September 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    JARALES, N.M. (AP) — A suspect in a triple shooting in New Mexico that left a man and his daughter dead has been arrested in Los Lunas. Valencia County Sheriff’s officials say 18-year-old Jordan Hurd was taken into custody Tuesday morning. They say...