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Archive for November 11th, 2013

  • Study: PG-13 gun violence rivals that of R movies

    November 11, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This image released by 20th Century Fox shows Liam Neeson in a scene from “Taken 2.” Gun violence in PG-13 rated movies has increased considerably in recent decades, to the point that it sometimes exceeds gun violence in even R-rated films,...

  • Automatic spending cuts would bite more in 2014

    November 11, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Aug. 1, 2013 file photo shows Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., flanked by Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin of Ill., left, and Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington. The...

  • News Corp 1Q revenue, profit misses expectations

    November 11, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 12, 2011 file photo, people walk in front of the News Corporation building in New York. News Corp. reports quarterly earnings on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File) LOS ANGELES (AP) — News Corp.’s revenue...

  • Washington governor signs Boeing incentive bills

    November 11, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Gov. Jay Inslee sits with legislation he just signed to help keep production of Boeing’s new 777 in Washington, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at the Museum of Flight in Seattle. The legislation that was passed Saturday at a special session in Olympia extends...

  • US Postal Service wins Amazon Sunday deliveries

    November 11, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 11, 2010 file photo, Leacroft Green places a package on the belt at an Amazon.com fulfillment center, in Goodyear, Ariz. Amazon is teaming up with the U.S. Postal Service to deliver packages on Sundays. The Seattle company said...

  • Health overhaul debate snags Senate pharmacy bill

    November 11, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 2, 2010 file photo, Sen. David Vitter, R-La. speaks in Kenner, La. A year after a meningitis outbreak from contaminated pain injections killed at least 64 people and sickened hundreds, Congress is bringing compounding pharmacies that...

  • Albuquerque Police: Man rear-ends FBI agent’s car

    November 11, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say a man who was apparently driving drunk after a college basketball game is facing battery charges after he rear-ended an FBI agent’s car and then punched the agent in the face. The incident involving...

  • Court affirms conviction in Las Vegas murder

    November 11, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s highest court has upheld the murder conviction of a Las Vegas man for the 2009 shooting death of another San Miguel County man. Louis Benavidez was sentenced to life in prison for killing Kevin Duran outside of the...

  • After 5 days, water service to Vaughn restored

    November 11, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    VAUGHN, N.M. (AP) — Five days after the taps ran dry, water began trickling back to the central New Mexico town of Vaughn on Monday. But state environmental officials were cautioning the nearly 800 people on the Vaughn Duran Water System in Guadalupe County...

  • Blue Cross of NM buying Lovelace Health Plan

    November 11, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico announced Monday that it is acquiring Lovelace Health Plan in a deal both companies said should give Lovelace’s 108,000 members access to a larger network of providers. Health Care Services...