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Archive for September 16th, 2013

  • ‘Chaos’? Obama goes after ‘extreme’ Republicans

    September 16, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    President Barack Obama speaks in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex, Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, in Washington. After weeks of intense focus on the crisis in Syria, the White House is set to use the five-year anniversary of the Lehman Brothers...

  • Big-business leaders talk tax code at Mont. summit

    September 16, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    ConocoPhillips CEO Ryan Lance, answers questions during a press conference Monday morning Sept. 16, 2013, at the first day of the Montana Jobs Summit in Butte, Mont. Several thousand business people, politicians, academics and others registered to hear...

  • Turkey Talk Line to have 1st male spokesman

    September 16, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    This undated photo provided by Butterball shows Butterball’s Turkey Talk Line. The line, which has grown from six operators to about 60 since it launched in 1981, has never hired men. But starting Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, Butterball will begin offering an...

  • Stocks rally after Summers exits Fed race

    September 16, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Trader Christopher Morie, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. U.S. stocks and bonds are rising sharply in early trading after former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers withdrew from the race to become head of the...

  • As Fed meets this week it faces many uncertainties

    September 16, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this July, 18, 2013, file photo shows Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, testifing before the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on “The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress” on Capitol Hill...

  • Airlift to supply NM town isolated by flooding

    September 16, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez has approved an emergency airlift of food, water and other supplies to a tiny community in southwestern New Mexico that was cut off after flooding washed out the only paved road leading to it. Martinez spokesman...

  • 3rd suspect in NM restaurant shooting is arrested

    September 16, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The last suspect in a fatal shooting at an Albuquerque restaurant in 2009 reportedly has been arrested in El Salvador. The Albuquerque Journal and KOB-TV were both reporting Monday that 30-year-old Francisco Melgar-Cabrera was in...

  • NM woman pleads guilty in husband’s 2011 death

    September 16, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico woman accused of killing her husband with a piece of firewood on the Navajo Nation has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter. Federal prosecutors say 44-year-old Bertha Damon, of Mentmore, entered her plea Monday and...

  • Bark beetles seen on pinons in Sante Fe area

    September 16, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe arborists say they’re seeing a resurgence of tiny bark beetles that kill drought-stricken pinon trees. According to the Santa Fe New Mexican (http://bit.ly/16cqcIb ), the beetles are the same type as those that decimated...

  • Filipino troops retake most rebel-held villages

    September 16, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Government troopers take their positions as renewed fighting between government forces and Muslim rebels, who have taken scores of hostages, enters its second week Monday, Sept. 16, 2013 in Zamboanga city in southern Philippines. The standoff, which began...