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Archive for October 2nd, 2013

  • UTX may furlough 5K workers due to gov’t shutdown

    October 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this March 31, 2010 file photo, a GP7000 turbofan engine is seen during a media day tour at Pratt & Whitney company headquarters in East Hartford, Conn. United Technologies Corp. says it may furlough more than 5,000 workers if the U.S....

  • Cuban expected to testify Thursday in lawsuit

    October 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this March 28, 2013, file photo, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban smiles during an NBA game in Dallas on March 28, 2013. Opening arguments in the government’s insider-trading case against Cuban begin on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, in federal...

  • Authorities to re-open case of missing NM woman

    October 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities are re-opening the case of a New Mexico woman who went missing 25 years ago. Homeland Security Investigations and local agency announced at a news conference Wednesday that a six-person task force will re-examine the...

  • Suit alleges improper cancer care by UNM hospital

    October 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A newly filed lawsuit accuses the University of New Mexico Hospital of providing substandard care to child cancer patients several decades ago. The proposed class-action suit filed Tuesday in state District Court in Albuquerque...

  • Shutdown snags survivor benefits of firefighter

    October 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The partial shutdown of the federal government has snagged the survivor benefits of the widow of a Forest Service firefighter found dead in northern New Mexico. Hiedi Adams, the widow of Token Adams, told KOB-TV...

  • Police: Roswell cemetery desecrated

    October 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Police say a Roswell cemetery has been desecrated and is facing thousands of dollars in damage. The Roswell Daily Record reports (http://bit.ly/18KG2Mm) that police say more than 20 headstones were kicked down at the South Park Cemetery...

  • New Mexico parks reopening 2 lakes to boating

    October 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is reopening two state park lakes for boating after recent heavy rains and flooding. State Parks Director Tommy Mutz said boating can resume starting Friday at Brantley Lake State Park near Carlsbad and Storrie Lake State...

  • Rouhani: Iran to discuss nuke details, not rights

    October 2, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this file photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani addresses the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters. As Iran’s diplomatic profile rises with attempts to recalibrate its...

  • White House meeting yields no progress on shutdown

    October 2, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., left, with Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks to reporters following a meeting with President Barack Obama and the Republican leadership at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct....

  • Weapons experts start Syria mission amid clashes

    October 2, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    A convoy of inspectors from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons prepares to cross into Syria at the Lebanese border crossing point of Masnaa, eastern Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. An advance group of 20 inspectors from a...