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Archive for October 15th, 2013

  • NY fights site listing homes for tourists to rent

    October 15, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 photo, Mishelle Farer poses for picture in her apartment, where she rents a room on Airbnb, in New York. Farer is an avid user of Airbnb, a website that allows travelers to rent other people’s homes or rooms. (AP...

  • Snyder names insurance director as Mich. treasurer

    October 15, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    File – In this Sept. 16, 2013 file photo, Kevin Clinton, director of the Michigan Department of Insurance addresses a news conference in Lansing, Mich. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder announced Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, that Clinton will be the next state...

  • ‘Deadliest Catch’ fishery a no-go in shutdown

    October 15, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    File – In this Jan. 14, 2012 file photo, fishing boats line the docks during crab season at Cannery Row in Kodiak, Alaska. Alaska’s multimillion-dollar red king crab season is scheduled to open Tuesday Oct. 15, 2013, but it looks like a no-go for...

  • Uneven enforcement suspected at nuclear plants

    October 15, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This June 26, 2011 file photo shows the control room of the Cooper nuclear power plant in Brownville, Neb. The number of safety violations at U.S. nuclear power plants varies dramatically from region to region, pointing to inconsistent...

  • Medford, Ore., bans medical marijuana dispensaries

    October 15, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This April 21, 2011 file photo shows marijuana growing in the home of two medical marijuana patients in Medford, Ore. The city of Medford says it will not give business licenses to medical marijuana dispensaries within city limits, despite a new...

  • NM Gov. Susana Martinez raises $2M for re-election

    October 15, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Republican Gov. Susana Martinez has stockpiled nearly $3.3 million for her re-election campaign, giving her a significant fundraising advantage over Democratic challenger Gary King, according to financial reports filed Tuesday. King...

  • Bear-Cubs

    Cute cubs

    October 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Sierra and Ursula, 9-month-old black bear cub sisters, soak in the sunshine at the Spring River Zoo, Thursday morning. According to Spring River Zoo Director Elaine Mayfield the new cub residents were captured in the Ruidoso area by personnel from New Mexico...

  • Las Cruces GOP lawyer running for NM Senate seat

    October 15, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Dona Ana County Republican Party chairman David Clements announced Tuesday he’s running for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Tom Udall. Clements, a Las Cruces lawyer, said in a statement he will focus his candidacy on...

  • Man wanted for murder in Oregon is arrested in NM

    October 15, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a man wanted in connection with a homicide case in Oregon has been arrested in New Mexico. Albuquerque police say 39-year-old Frank Romero was taken into custody about 5 p.m. Monday. They say Romero was found hiding...

  • New Mexico resumes tours of former penitentiary

    October 15, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Periodic tours of New Mexico’s former penitentiary have temporarily resumed as state corrections officials consider ways to use the facility near Santa Fe as an historical attraction or for other purposes. The public tours of...