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Archive for September 30th, 2013

  • Global study: World not ready for aging population

    September 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Elderly men sit in a stairwell of a subway station in Taipei, Taiwan, Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. According to its cabinet-level Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD), Taiwan faces an accelerated aging population and declining fertility rate. In a...

  • Obama: Shutdown will ‘throw wrench’ into economy

    September 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    President Barack Obama speaks about the budget battle from the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. Obama is ramping up pressure on Republicans to avoid a post-midnight government shutdown. He says a shutdown...

  • Japan survey shows improved business sentiment

    September 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this July 2, 2013 file photo, a woman walks by a clothing store advertising a sale in Tokyo. Japanese manufacturers are increasingly optimistic over the business outlook in months ahead, according to a survey released Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, in...

  • Stocks fall as government heads toward shutdown

    September 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    The morning sun illuminates the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, as the government teeters on the brink of a partial shutdown at midnight unless Congress can reach an agreement on funding. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) NEW YORK (AP) —...

  • Washington state health exchange ready to launch

    September 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Gov. Jay Inslee speaks to the media about Washington state’s new health insurance exchange during a news conference in Olympia, Wash., Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. Consumers will be able to start purchasing plans Tuesday for insurance that will take effect...

  • Homework involved to apply for health insurance

    September 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Sept. 11, 2013, file photo shows the federal government form for applying for health coverage, in Washington. Americans are no better informed about the 2010 overhaul of the nation’s health insurance system than they were shortly after the...

  • NM woman sentenced to prison in husband’s death

    September 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A Mesilla woman accused of killing her husband in 2011 has been sentenced to two years in prison with another year suspended. Prosecutors say 45-year-old Kemberlee Guffey was sentenced Monday. After her prison term, Guffey will be on...

  • Arizona man sentenced in Navajo Nation arson case

    September 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Arizona man has been was sentenced to more than a year in federal prison for an arson conviction on the Navajo reservation. Prosecutors say 42-year-old Dennis Henry Bainbridge, of Teec Nos Pos, also must serve three years of...

  • NM domestic violence shelter faces money crisis

    September 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A Four Corners shelter that provides housing for women and children fleeing abusive situations is facing a funding crisis, officials with the group recently announced. Funding for New Beginnings in Farmington has dropped dramatically...

  • NM group offering reward for proof of corruption

    September 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LOS LUNAS, N.M. (AP) — A Valencia County group is offering a reward for people who turn in proof of government corruption. KOAT-TV report (http://bit.ly/16PpvnJ) that Citizens for Honest Government recently announced that it will give $5,000 to anyone who...