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Archive for September 24th, 2013

  • State board OKs contract to privatize prison food

    September 24, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Sept. 20, 2013 photo, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder speaks during a news conference hosted by Michigan Republicans on Mackinac Island, Mich. Before an audience of top Michigan and national Republicans, the former CEO, called “nerd” by himself and his...

  • Reunited Obama, Bill Clinton tout health care law

    September 24, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Former President Bill Clinton, left, and President Barack Obama are seen on stage at the Clinton Global Initiative, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013 in New York. The initiative was started by former President Bill Clinton to act as a forum where leaders from all over...

  • Unlicensed doc gets prison in Vegas stem cell scam

    September 24, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This May 18, 2011 photo shows Alfred Sapse at his Las Vegas home. The unlicensed physician was sentenced, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013 in Las Vegas to 17 1/2 years in federal prison for heading a stem cell scam that prosecutors say preyed on terminally ill...

  • Russia to file piracy charges against Greenpeace

    September 24, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011 file photo, the Prirazlomnaya platform is towed from Murmansk to an oilfield in the Pechora Sea, northern Russia. Russian investigators say they will file piracy charges against Greenpeace activists who tried to...

  • Up-and-coming Paris designers make their mark

    September 24, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A model presents a creation as part of French fashion designer Julien David’s ready-to-wear Spring/Summer 2014 fashion collection presented in Paris, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) PARIS (AP) — The first day of Paris ready-to-wear...

  • Michigan man’s invention may change apple picking

    September 24, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Sept. 20, 2013 photo, Phil Brown, owner of Phil Brown Welding of Conklin, poses for a photo with his company’s apple harvesting machine he developed in Sparta, Mich. Brown has developed a self-propelled machine to improve the way apples are...

  • Another human bone found in New Mexico vacant lot

    September 24, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Bernalillo County Sheriff’s officials say another human bone has been found in a vacant lot where other bones were first discovered eight months ago. Authorities say the bone appears to belong to the same woman, who remains...

  • NWS: Storms pushed NM out of ‘extreme drought’

    September 24, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Much of New Mexico remains beset by drought, but the recent heavy rains brought some relief — especially in the driest areas. The National Weather Service said Tuesday that 75 percent of the state remains under moderate to severe...

  • Medicaid agency seeks less money in NM next year

    September 24, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The agency managing New Mexico’s largest health care program is asking for less — not more — state money to operate in the upcoming budget year. It’s the first time in more than a decade the Human Services Department...

  • NM group backs higher minimum wage to help kids

    September 24, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A group advocating for policies to help children and low-income families recommends New Mexico raise its minimum wage and boost spending on early childhood programs, including child care and pre-kindergarten. New Mexico Voices for...