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Archive for September 17th, 2013

  • Stocks higher as Fed kicks off 2-day meeting

    September 17, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, file photo, specialist Frank Masiello works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) Stocks rose on Tuesday as investors shrugged off worries about what the Federal Reserve is up...

  • Union sues over return of workers to NM building

    September 17, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A public employees union has filed a lawsuit to stop the Public Education Department from returning employees to the basement of a government office building in Santa Fe that’s undergone remediation for mold and asbestos. A local...

  • NM AG’s office: No discrimination in public money

    September 17, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Attorney General’s Office found no discrimination against blacks in the appropriation of public money. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/198yp0V) that state General Consul David Pederson said in a...

  • Navy Yard gunman told police he was hearing voices

    September 17, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Savannah Walker, right, hugs Alex James during a candlelight vigil in honor of Richard Michael Ridgell at Jaycee Park in Westminster, Md. Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. Ridgell was killed in Monday’s shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington. (AP Photo/Carroll...

  • Quinn endorses fellow Dem de Blasio for NY mayor

    September 17, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Republican mayoral hopeful Joe Lhota speaks during a news conference to congratulate democratic nominee Bill de Blasio on his primary election victory Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, in New York. De Blasio will face Lhota in the Nov. 5 election. (AP Photo/Frank...

  • Mom charged with killing children asks for death

    September 17, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Marilyn Kay Edge, right, is shown on a monitor during a video arraignment with Orange County deputy public defender, Arlene Speiser, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 in Santa Ana, Calif. Marilyn Kay Edge was ordered to remain jailed without bail pending her...

  • Obama seeks Congress’ support for Syria plan

    September 17, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    British Ambassador Mark Lyall Grant and U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power confer in the United Nations Security Council, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. Moscow insisted on Tuesday that a new Security Council resolution on Syria not allow the use of force, while the...

  • Federal gun laws didn’t block Navy Yard shooter

    September 17, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey, second from right, present a wreath at the Navy Memorial in Washington to remember the victims of Monday’s deadly shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, Tuesday, Sept....

  • Esther (Alena) Jolliff

    September 17, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Esther (Alena) Jolliff was born August 20, 1934, in Pine Valley, Oklahoma, to Jim and Lucy Robinson. She married Kenneth (Doyle) Jolliff on April 30, 1961, in Oakland, CA. She passed from this life into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday,...

  • As air rescues wind down, some refuse to leave

    September 17, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Nancy Cousins cleans off furniture that was in her flooded basement in Longmont, Colo., on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. The rains finally stopped, allowing many Colorado flood evacuees to return home to toppled houses and upended vehicles with the realization...