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Archive for October 23rd, 2013

  • S&P 500 index falls after 4 days of record closes

    October 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Trader Luke Scanlon works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013. World stock markets fell Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 hit by slower U.S. hiring and reports of tighter money market conditions in China that could check its economic...

  • Starbucks unveils ‘tea bar’ in New York City

    October 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A Starbucks employee shows the new Teavana ‘tea bar’ in New York during a media event on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013. Starbucks plans to open its first Teavana ‘tea bar’ in New York on Thursday. The company says it plans to make tea...

  • Boeing soars on strong demand for new planes

    October 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – The Boeing Company logo is seen on the property in El Segundo, Calif., in this Jan. 25, 2011 file photo. Boeing is expected to announce third-quarter earnings later Wednesday Oct. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File) Boeing is riding a wave of...

  • Investment returns bolster Wyoming revenues

    October 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead discusses state budget projections at the State Capitol in Cheyenne on Wed., Oct. 23, 2013. Mead says he believes the state should pursue expanding coal exports to Asia. (AP Photo/Ben Neary) CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Matt Mead said...

  • Speaker hopeful of immigration action this year

    October 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Alina Cortes, born in Mexico and lives in Texas, second from right, speaks to reporters as she stands with other DREAMers (Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors), calling for reform of the immigration system, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, on Capitol...

  • Police find explosive devices in 2 Roswell homes

    October 23, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Roswell police are searching for a man they believe is tied to explosive devices discovered in two different homes. KRQE-TV reported (http://bit.ly/HfO5tf ) Wednesday that authorities consider 34-year-old David Baca a person of...

  • 2 searches ongoing for hikers in NM

    October 23, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    RESERVE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities are continuing searches in northern and western New Mexico for two missing people. The New Mexico Search and Rescue Council said Wednesday that the Civil Air Patrol has been brought in to help with the searches. Spokesman...

  • New Mexico court considers legalizing gay marriage

    October 23, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s highest court stepped into the fray over gay marriage on Wednesday, with the state attorney general and gay rights advocates urging justices to order county clerks statewide to allow the unions. The Supreme Court...

  • Navajo Nation Council approves energy policy

    October 23, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — The Navajo Nation Council has approved a new tribal energy policy supported by tribal President Ben Shelly. The Daily Times (http://bit.ly/1a6bd9t) reports that the policy was sent to Shelly for his consideration on a 13-6 vote by...

  • Hundreds gather to pay respect to Nevada teacher

    October 23, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Col. Jeffrey Burkett, commander of the Nevada Air National Guard’s 152nd Airlift Wing where Master Sgt. Michael Landsberry served, addresses reporters in Reno, Nev., Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013 at a news briefing on the air base regarding the shooting at...