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Archive for September 30th, 2013

  • For Idaho uninsured, exchange starts Tuesday

    September 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Friday Sept. 20, 2013 photo, Amy Dowd, executive director of the Idaho Insurance Exchange, discusses the insurance packages and other details of the online marketplace in Boise, Idaho. Dowd has been working for months to get Idaho’s state-run...

  • SpaceX launches Canadian satellite from California

    September 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013 as it makes its West Coast debut from Space Launch Complex-4. SpaceX carried a satellite dubbed Cassiope, which carries instruments to study space storms in the upper...

  • Insurance advocates spread word on Pa. enrollment

    September 30, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013 photo, Antoinette Kraus with the Pennsylvania Health Access Network gives a presentation on open enrollment at Health Center 10 in Philadelphia. With enrollment scheduled to begin Oct. 1 in Pennsylvania’s federally run...

  • Workers decry French law closing stores on Sunday

    September 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Cashiers of a do-it-yourself store wear shirts to protest against last week’s court decision to force shorter working hours on Sundays, in Gennevilliers, France, north of Paris, Sunday Sept. 29, 2013. Employees at two big home-improvement retailers are...

  • SEC lawsuit against Mark Cuban heads to trial

    September 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In a Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013 file photo, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, right, gets a pat on the back from president of basketball operations Donn Nelson before a news conference, in Dallas. The government’s insider-trading case against...

  • Gallup Public Radio fined $12K by FCC

    September 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — Gallup Public Radio has been fined $12,000 by the Federal Communications Commission for failing to update its public file. The Gallup Independent reports (http://bit.ly/z0cIwR) that the FCC fine came after the station admitted to the...

  • BLM: Hikers find ancient basket near Socorro

    September 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SOCORRO, N.M. (AP) — Federal archaeologists have been able to date and preserve an ancient basket after a group of hikers discovered the artifact on public land in central New Mexico. Newly released results indicate the basket dates between A.D. 690 and...

  • Report: NM man killed by police was legally drunk

    September 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A new report says a Las Cruces man recently shot and killing by police was legally drunk and had marijuana in his system when he reportedly pointed an ominous-looking gun at officers. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports...

  • Severed head of tiny dog found in Roswell alley

    September 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Authorities are searching for clues after the head of a tiny dog was found cut off and dumped in a Roswell alley. KRQE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1bNLFOZ) that Roswell Animal Control officers say the Chihuahua’s head was discovered...

  • Police: NM woman attacked officer with aerosol

    September 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque woman arrested for burglary is facing an additional charged after police say she sprayed an officer’s face with an aerosol can. KOB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/18BIZij) that the bizarre attacked happened after...