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Archive for October, 2013

  • Passengers in emergency landing leave AK airport

    October 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This Oct. 30, 2013 photo released by the State of Alaska Central Region Department of Transportation & Public Facilities shows passengers departing a Delta Airlines plane on a runway in Cold Bay, Alaska. A Delta Airlines flight made an emergency landing...

  • County cancels $6M top bid for empty Packard plant

    October 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Shoes and other discarded items are on a table in a rubble filled building at the Packard Plant, an abandoned factory complex on Detroit’s east side. Wayne County announced Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, it has canceled a Texas doctor’s $6 million top...

  • Southern Co. earnings down 13 percent

    October 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 13, 2012 file photo, worker vehicles fill the parking lots at Mississippi Power’s Kemper County energy facility near DeKalb, Miss. Southern Co. reported a nearly 13 percent drop in its third-quarter earnings Wednesday,Oct. 30,...

  • EU spying backlash threatens billions in US trade

    October 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This is a Friday, May 18, 2012 file photo of President Barack Obama, right, greets President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso on Barroso’s arrival for the G8 Summit at Camp David, Md. The backlash in Europe over U.S. spying is...

  • Brazil’s OGX files for bankruptcy protection

    October 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this April 7, 2009 file photo, Brazilian billionaire Eike Batista attends a ceremony in which Batista donated about $4.5 U.S. million dollars for the the Rio 2016 Olympic games bid, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The oil company of Brazil’s...

  • Feds proving Internet-adept and inept at same time

    October 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In these October 2013 photos, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, left, and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testify at separate hearings on Capitol Hill in Washington. When it comes to the Internet, the Obama administration...

  • Albuquerque police: Man hit in head with machete

    October 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a man is in stable condition at an Albuquerque hospital after being struck on the head with a machete. Albuquerque police say the victim suffered a severe laceration. Officers were still at the scene Wednesday night...

  • NM could lose up to $25M in tobacco revenues

    October 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration plans to cut spending on several health and education programs because New Mexico faces the loss of up to $25 million from a nationwide settlement with tobacco companies. The state expected...

  • Online access to school data proposed for parents

    October 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    BERNALILLO, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez will ask the Legislature to provide $1.2 million next year for online systems in schools to allow parents to access information about their children’s classroom work. The governor made the announcement...

  • New Mexico game and fish director resigns

    October 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The director of New Mexico’s Game and Fish Department announced his resignation Wednesday, but the department remained tightlipped about his departure. Word that Jim Lane would be stepping down was first made public after a...