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Archive for September 28th, 2013

  • In rough year, NYC-area rail has high on-time rate

    September 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Sept. 25, 2013 photo, commuters stand in the doorway of a Stamford bound train at Grand Central Terminal as transit on the New Haven line is running on limited capacity, in New York. Riders on Metro-North, the nation’s second largest...

  • Billionaire’s daughter in NJ court in will dispute

    September 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This Sept. 23, 2013 photo, Samantha Perelman, daughter of billionaire Ronald Perelman, and granddaughter of the late Hudson News patriarch Robert Cohen, center, looks on during opening arguments in her lawsuit against the Cohen family in Superior Court in...

  • NM could feel pinch of federal budget battle

    September 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Thousands of federal employees in New Mexico are bracing for the possibility of furloughs and lost paychecks as the government scoots closer to the edge of a partial shutdown next week. Unless Congress acts before Tuesday to fund...

  • NM commission votes to take part in wolf planning

    September 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The state Game Commission has decided its wants New Mexico to have a seat at the table when it comes to making decisions about the federal government’s efforts to reintroduce Mexican gray wolves to the American Southwest. The...

  • ATF offers $5K reward in NM pipe bomb case

    September 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal authorities are offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in a case in which several pipe bombs were left in two eastern New Mexico communities. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and...

  • Santa Fe River flows again

    September 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Santa Fe River is flowing again. City officials say the river will likely flow for at least another week thanks to recent rains and planned upgrades to the Nichols Reservoir. The reservoir has been drained so the existing intake...

  • Think tank suggests NM recruit foreign students

    September 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico should adopt a new approach to economic development, including allowing international students to pay in-state tuition to study science, technology and business at public universities, according to a new report by an...

  • Shutdown nearing, GOP seeks health care delay

    September 28, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Va., walks out of a Republican caucus at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013. Lawmakers from both parties urged one another in a rare weekend session to give ground in their fight over preventing a...

  • Syria’s FM: No transition plan without Assad

    September 28, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem gives an interview during the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Syria’s government will not accept...

  • Radio problems cited in deaths of 19 firefighters

    September 28, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Sunday, June 30, 2013, file photo, the Yarnell Hill Fire burns in Glenn Ilah near Yarnell, Ariz. Investigators are set to release a report Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, on the deaths of 19 elite firefighters in Arizona, nearly three months...