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Archive for September 13th, 2013

  • Brown, Democrats score wins in legislative session

    September 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    State Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, left, looks over some notes during the Senate session at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. The Legislature approved and sent to the governor, Steinberg’s bill,...

  • US retail sales rise slight 0.2 percent in August

    September 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, file photo, Raegan Jackson, 10, picks out a backpack shopping at Target in Lynchburg, Va. The government reports on sales at U.S. retailers in August on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/News & Daily Advance, Sam...

  • Beijing’s next anti-graft target? Mooncakes

    September 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 photo, a cleaner wipes mooncake shaped advertisement decorations in a subway station in Beijing, China. The mooncake, a traditional Chinese pastry given as a gift during the Chinese mid-autumn festival, has become the...

  • Navy secretary says he’s committed to ship program

    September 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Sept. 12, 2013, photo, workers listen to Navy Secretary Ray Mabus speak at Marinette Marine Corporation in Marinette, Wis. Marinette Marine Corp. is where four of the ships designed to operate in shallow waters are under construction, according to...

  • Nigeria community rejects Shell compensation offer

    September 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this June 20, 2010 file photo, men walk in an oil slick covering a creek near Bodo City in the oil-rich Niger Delta region of Nigeria. Shell officials on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013 began talks in Nigeria’s southern city of Port Harcourt with...

  • Blixseth bid for $3.3M in fees put on hold

    September 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, April 29, 2009, file photo, Tim Blixseth arrives at the federal courthouse in Missoula, Mont. Montana revenue authorities said Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, that they are trying to block former billionaire Tim Blixseth from...

  • Governor posts past calendars on web site

    September 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez, under pressure from media groups to release more details about her work days and travel schedules, on Friday posted office calendars dating back to when she took office in January 2011. The calendars were produced...

  • Officer on NM governor’s security detail resigns

    September 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State Police say an officer on Gov. Susana Martinez’s security detail has resigned. State Police Chief Pete Kassetas said Friday that Ruben Maynes left the law enforcement agency in “good standing” earlier this week....

  • AG: 2 abducted NM boys brought back from Colorado

    September 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M (AP) — Two New Mexico boys allegedly kidnapped by their father more than a year ago have been rescued in Colorado. New Mexico Attorney General Gary King says his office had been working for months on the case with Rio Rancho police and...

  • NM man arrested in hit-and-run death of bicyclist

    September 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A Las Cruces man convicted in a 2005 accident that killed a woman has been arrested in an Aug. 14 hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist. Las Cruces police say 28-year-old Jeffrey Nieto was arrested Thursday on charges of careless...