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Archive for November 6th, 2013

  • Rogers Waters returns to benefit for wounded

    November 6, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Musician Roger Waters and his band hold rehearsals with members of the Wounded Warriors Project for the “Stand Up For Heroes” benefit concert presented by the New York Comedy Festival & the Bob Woodruff Foundation at S.I.R. Studios on Monday,...

  • SD delays uranium mine hearing in Rapid City

    November 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, March 28, 2007, file photo, the site of an abandoned open pit uranium mine, near Edgemont, S.D., is shown. Two federal agencies must approve a proposed uranium mine in the Black Hills before a South Dakota board further...

  • Inslee calls special session to keep 777X in Wash.

    November 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Flanked by a consortium of state, county and city officials and aviation industry representatives on Tuesday Nov. 5, 2013 in Olympia,Wash., Gov. Jay Inslee announced a special legislative session which is scheduled to start on Nov. 7 in an effort to secure...

  • Cruise says he’s close to daughter despite work

    November 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This Tuesday July 17, 2012 photo shows actor Tom Cruise and daughter Suri Cruise leaving Chelsea Piers in New York. Cruise wrote in a sworn declaration filed Tuesday Nov. 5, 2013, in a defamation lawsuit against Bauer Publishing Co. that he maintains a close...

  • MGM Resorts, AEG release Vegas Strip arena images

    November 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This rendering released by MGM Resorts International on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, shows the proposed new Las Vegas sports arena in Las Vegas. Construction on the $350 million privately financed arena is expected to start next April or May, with a projected...

  • Charlie Trotter redefined fine dining, dies at 54

    November 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Chef John Kaufmann, center, consoles Chef Priscila Satkoff, right, and Jamie Pellar, left, during a candlelight memorial for Chicago Chef Charlie Trotter outside his former restaurant Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, in Chicago. Trotter, 54, died Tuesday, a year after...

  • Snyder to sign law giving vehicle buyers tax break

    November 6, 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...

  • Calif man gets prison time for heroin trafficking

    November 6, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A California man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for a heroin trafficking conviction in New Mexico. Prosecutors say 49-year-old Louie Villegas, of Palm Springs, also was sentenced Tuesday to five years of supervised...

  • Parent upset with NM mental health shake-up

    November 6, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Santa Fe father appealed to lawmakers on Tuesday for help in obtaining behavioral health services that he said have been disrupted because the state froze Medicaid payments to mental health providers. Hashem Faidi, a state Department...

  • Crownpoint man gets prison in manslaughter case

    November 6, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Crownpoint man who pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of a woman last year has been sentenced to 30 months in federal prison. Federal prosecutors say 25-year-old Sampson Antonio Jr. also was ordered Monday to...