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Archive for September 20th, 2013

  • Detroit bankruptcy foes beg for judge’s help

    September 20, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Detroit resident Bill Hickey addresses the media outside federal court in Detroit, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 after attending a Detroit bankruptcy hearing. Dozens of residents have told a judge why they oppose Detroit’s bankruptcy, but they had to do it...

  • Canals run dry at Venetian in Vegas for 1st time

    September 20, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- In this March 20, 2012, file photo, a gondolier serenades a couple as he steers the gondola through the canal inside the Venetian hotel-casino, in Las Vegas. The famous canals that meander through the Shoppes inside the resort have been drained for...

  • Charges against Sunland Park ex-consultant dropped

    September 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped embezzlement and fraud charges against a former planning consultant for the southern New Mexico city of Sunland Park. The Las Cruces Sun-News (http://bit.ly/1gD5juA ) reports that the District...

  • Writer Gustavo Arellano to speak at NM museum

    September 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Noted author and humorist Gustavo Arellano (ah-reh-YAH-NOH) is scheduled is speak at a closing reception on Latino artists in Albuquerque. The “Ask a Mexican” columnist is set to talk Thursday at the Albuquerque Museum...

  • Tribes, feds partner on Colorado River water study

    September 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The federal government has pledged to work with American Indian tribes in the Colorado River basin to address projected shortages of water. A group of 10 tribes from around the West and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation signed an...

  • Census: NM poverty rate increased 2000 to 2012

    September 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico has backpedaled since 2000 on a problem that’s long plagued the state — poverty. More New Mexicans lived in poverty last year than in 2000, according to a report released Thursday by the Census Bureau. Only...

  • Total estimates from NM floods may take weeks

    September 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — It could be a while before the exact amount of damage from recent heavy rain and flooding in New Mexico will be known, officials said. Counties are submitting preliminary flood damage estimates to the Federal Emergency Management...

  • NM delegation seeking relief from July floods

    September 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The state’s congressional delegation wants the Obama Administration to act quickly on requests for disaster assistance from severe July floods. The delegation recently sent two letters to the president asking for help from...

  • Venezuela: US banned presidential overflight

    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...

  • CO makes massive rescue pet friendly

    September 20, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    This Sept. 16, 2013 photo shows Reggie Liesveld with her 8-month-old dog Delilah at the Boulder, Colo., YMCA, Red Cross shelter for persons displaced by Colorado Flooding. Liesveld was rescued from Pinewood Hills, Colo., one of the towns that was isolated by...