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Archive for November 10th, 2013

  • Astrodome may see 1 last inning after ‘no’ vote

    November 10, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 5, 2013 file photo, Sally Allen makes a face as she waits with others during a “Save the Dome” election results party, in Houston. Voters rejected what county officials had touted as the only way to save the prized dome...

  • Wary Congress eyes fresh sanctions against Iran

    November 10, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    \ U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry steps aboard his aircraft in Geneva, Switzerland, Sunday Nov. 10, 2013. Nuclear talks with Iran have failed to reach agreement, but Kerry said differences between Tehran and six world powers made “significant...

  • Ex ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ says he’s a changed man

    November 10, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this undated photo provided by jordanbelfort.com, Jordan Belfort is shown. Although he insists that he’s given up lying and despite a recent fuss over his finances, isn’t hiding his money, the notorious stock swindler may never have stopped...

  • NM county’s investments probed by state officials

    November 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The State Securities Division has launched an inquiry into Bernalillo County’s investment practices. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1aMI0R8 ) the agency is trying to determine if a turnover of the...

  • New Mexico ski season set to begin Saturday

    November 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    VADITO, N.M. (AP) — Ski season in New Mexico is about to get underway. The lifts at Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort in northern New Mexico will begin turning next Saturday, marking the earliest opening in the resort’s more than 60-year history. George...

  • Former NM GOP chairman John Dendahl dies

    November 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — John Dendahl, who led the Republican Party of New Mexico for nearly a decade and was known for his fearless challenges of Democrats, has died. He was 75. Family and friends said Dendahl died Saturday in a Colorado hospital from...

  • Navajo Council to consider junk food tax proposal

    November 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A proposed sales tax on junk food is headed to the Navajo Nation Council for consideration. The legislation calls for an additional 2 percent tax on sweetened beverages, chips, candy, cookies and pastries bought on the reservation,...

  • Play honors Bataan veterans

    November 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A story of hope, brotherhood and survival that deeply moved Barry Dunleavey led to a long-term project to bring Bataan Death March survivor Sidney Stewart’s memoir, “Give Us This Day,” to the stage. Just in time for...

  • NM school district to investigate football fight

    November 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Officials with New Mexico’s largest public school district say they will investigate after a brawl brought an end to a game between two Albuquerque high school football teams. Rio Grande High School was leading Albuquerque...

  • Typhoon survivors in Philippines struggle for aid

    November 10, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    The devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan, are seen Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, in Tacloban city, Leyte province in central Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms on record, slammed into six central Philippine islands on Friday, leaving a wide...