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Archive for October 11th, 2013

  • SF Bay Area transit agency, unions resume talks

    October 11, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    BART lead negotiator Thomas P. Hock, right, talks with members of the media as he enters Caltran’s offices during negotiations with BART management and union members on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 in Oakland, Calif. Hoping to avoid a second strike in less...

  • Accelerated efforts, no agreement on shutdown/debt

    October 11, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo from June 20, 2006, Josef Morvai and his son Daniel Morvai, 4, view the Statue of Liberty from a park bench in Red Hook Garden Pier, in Brooklyn, N.Y. As the federal shutdown continues, state and federal officials were discussing the possible...

  • Toyota riding momentum in wild acceleration cases

    October 11, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010 file photo shows Jeffrey Uno, right, and his father, Peter Uno, the son and husband of Noriko Uno, in framed photo, who died in an alleged “sudden unintended acceleration” crash in a Toyota Camry in August...

  • California gov. vetoes semi-automatic rifle ban

    October 11, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, a custom made semi-automatic hunting rifle with a detachable magazine is displayed at TDS Guns in Rocklin, Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown approved a bill by Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, AB48, that bans the...

  • ND waits 11 days to tell public about oil spill

    October 11, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Steve Jensen poses for a photo near the site of an oil spill he discovered outside of Tioga, N.D., on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. Officials took nearly two weeks to tell the public about the break in a Tesoro Corp. pipeline that happened in a remote area of North...

  • Ark. expects furloughs to rise, number unclear

    October 11, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe comments on effects the federal government shutdown is having on some state employees during a news conference in Little Rock, Ark., Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston) LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe...

  • Missouri gov. halts 1st US execution by propofol

    October 11, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this July 28, 2009 file photo is a bottle of the propofol, the nation’s most popular anesthetic, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Los Angeles. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is halting the execution of convicted killer Allen Nicklasson, citing...

  • 3 Las Cruces policemen cleared in fatal shooting

    October 11, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The Third Judicial District Attorney’s Office has cleared three Las Cruces police officers in a fatal shooting three months ago. District Attorney Mark D’Antonio says an investigation showed the officers were justified in...

  • Hatch-area farmers now harvesting red chile

    October 11, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The arrival of fall means it’s transition time in the Hatch area where chile farmers have begun harvesting red pods. That’s following a green-chile harvest that was so-so for some farmers whose crops picked up disease...

  • Valencia County haystacks seem to be arson targets

    October 11, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Valencia County authorities are warning residents to be on the lookout for possible arsonists who appear to be targeting haystacks. KRQE-TV (http://bit.ly/1ecb7Mn ) reports there have been six suspicious fires in the past month,...