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Archive for September 20th, 2013

  • Obama says Congress needs to get to work

    September 20, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    President Barack Obama looks at his watch while speaking at the Ford Stamping Plant in Liberty, Mo., Friday, Sept. 20, 2013. Obama traveled to the Kansas City area to visit the Ford automotive plant to highlight the progress in the economy since the 2008...

  • Regulators: Renegotiate Columbia River treaty

    September 20, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This June 1, 2011 file photo shows Grand Coulee Dam, the nation’s largest dam, on the Columbia River in Washington state. U.S. negotiators are proposing to elevate ecosystem functions to the same level as hydroelectric power production and...

  • High winds force 4 cruise ships to skip Ketchikan

    September 20, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Pylons and barricades lay on the ground due to windy conditions Thursday morning at an empty Berth 4 dock in downtown ketchikan, Alaska. All cruise ships scheduled to visit Ketchikan on Thursday were canceled due to the weather. Ship visits to Ketchikan on...

  • NM reports jobless rate at 6.8% in August

    September 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s unemployment rate was 6.8 percent last month, but federal officials said that’s essentially unchanged from July. The state Workforce Solutions Department said Friday the unemployment rate was 6.9 percent in...

  • 2nd West Nile case reported in Bernalillo County

    September 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Another case of West Nile virus has been reported in New Mexico’s Bernalillo County. The Albuquerque Environmental Health Department’s Urban Biology Division has received confirmation of the case. A 76-year old woman has...

  • Report: NM teen who died took drug before concert

    September 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 14-year-old Santa Fe girl who got sick during a concert at the state fairgrounds and died the next day took the illegal drug ecstasy with friends before going into the venue, a police report says. Hannah Bruch took the drug the...

  • King disagrees with governor on same-sex marriage

    September 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic Attorney General Gary King is taking issue with Republican Gov. Susana Martinez’s suggestion that voters should decide whether to legalize same-sex marriage in New Mexico. King, who’s running for governor against...

  • NMSU-Alamogordo seeks retention, graduation rates

    September 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State University-Alamogordo is developing strategies in advising, online courses, marketing and other areas to help improve retention and graduation rates. The Alamogordo Daily News (http://bit.ly/15aQW0M) reports that...

  • Arrest made after armed man seen near NM school

    September 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — Clovis police arrested a man and recovered guns stolen from a home after people reported seeing a man carrying a semi-automatic rifle while running near a middle school. According to the Clovis News Journal (http://bit.ly/18FS5yq), that...

  • US, Venezuela in overflight spat

    September 20, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro, right, and Foreign Minister Elias Jaua, acknowledge well-wishers from the balcony of the Foreign Ministry after meeting with South Africa’s foreign minister, in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. Jaua...