Archive for October 22nd, 2013

  • Monsanto calls glyphosate ‘safe’ after AP report

    October 22, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, OCT. 21, 2013, AND THEREAFTER – In this May 2, 2013 photo, empty agrochemical containers including Monsanto’s Roundup products lay discarded at a recycling center in Quimili, Santiago del Estero province, Argentina. Instead of...

  • China cracks down on ‘American Idol’-style shows

    October 22, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Tuesday, May 10, 2011 photo, Chinese contestants wait to take part an audition for the “X Factor” television talent show in Beijing, China. Chinese authorities are cracking down on how often broadcasters can air reality, dating and talent...

  • White replaces silver as favorite car color

    October 22, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Jane Harrington, PPG’s manager of automotive color styling shows off the company’s color palette in Troy, Mich., Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. After more than a decade as the world’s favorite car color, silver is falling in popularity to white....

  • Michigan vehicle buyers will get a tax break

    October 22, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A Dodge Challenger, left, and a Dodge Dart are on display at the Golling Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram dealership in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. Starting Dec. 15, people will pay less in sales tax on a car purchase in Michigan because the value...

  • Amgen 3Q profit jumps 24 percent on stronger sales

    October 22, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This April 20, 2010, file photo shows an exterior view of Amgen offices in Fremont, Calif. Amgen Inc. reports quarterly earnings on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File) TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Biotech drugmaker Amgen Inc. said...

  • Protesters rally against NM teacher evaluations

    October 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Hundreds of teachers and their supporters gathered on the field of an Albuquerque high school to protest a new state teacher evaluation program and student testing methods. The Albuquerque Journal reports (

  • NM man charged with murder in stabbing of wife

    October 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man accused of stabbing his wife to death in a northwest Albuquerque home in front of their two children has been indicted on murder and multiple other charges. The Bernalillo County District Attorney’s Office announced the...

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    Valley Meat’s hearing for permit to resume today

    October 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    A state hearing started Tuesday at the Chaves County Courthouse to determine if Valley Meat Co. should be reissued its groundwater discharge permit as part of its plan to start operating as a horse meat processing plant. “I feel ready to move forward and...

  • NM school official offers apology in taping case

    October 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The head of Albuquerque Public Schools has apologized to the family of a special needs student whose mouth was taped shut by a teacher’s aide. Superintendent Winston Brooks tells KOB-TV ( the incident...

  • State senator joins race for NM governor

    October 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A third Democratic candidate, Sen. Howie Morales of Silver City, joined the race for governor on Tuesday in a bid to unseat Republican Gov. Susana Martinez. Morales announced his candidacy in his southwestern New Mexico hometown,...