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Archive for November 12th, 2013

  • Senate votes to advance specialty pharmacy bill

    November 12, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Sen. David Vitter, R-La., walks to the Senate at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. Vitter cast the lone vote in opposition to a bill designed to tighten government oversight of pharmacies that custom-mix prescription drugs, a measure to make...

  • All day shopping frenzy on Thanksgiving?

    November 12, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, file photo, shoppers stand in line outside a Best Buy department store before the store’s opening at midnight. Thanksgiving is slowly becoming just another shopping day as at least a dozen major retailers...

  • US stocks fall as earnings disappoint

    November 12, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Trader John Liotti, left, and specialist Anthony Rinaldi work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. Stocks are mostly lower in early trading on Wall Street, led by a decline in utilities stocks. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) NEW YORK...

  • Gov’t reaches agreement to allow airline merger

    November 12, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013 file photo shows an American Airlines plane and a US Airways plane at parked at Washington’s Ronald Reagan National Airport. On Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, the Justice Department says it has reached an agreement to...

  • NM man pleads guilty to assaulting girlfriend

    November 12, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man has pleaded guilty to assaulting his pregnant girlfriend with a knife, a stick and a rock. Prosecutors say 40-year-old Tayah Edwards pleaded guilty Tuesday to felony charges of assault resulting in serious bodily...

  • Amtrak route in jeopardy in NM, other states

    November 12, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico, Colorado and Kansas communities face the potential loss of passenger rail service if Amtrak fails to reach a new agreement by 2016 for maintaining and upgrading portions of the Southwest Chief route through those states,...

  • Ex-NM youth minister gets prison for child porn

    November 12, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former Albuquerque youth minister who authorities say downloaded thousands of images of child pornography has been sentenced to more than eight years in federal prison. Prosecutors say 35-year-old Derek M. Schwartzrock was...

  • NM airport braces for fewer Southwest flights

    November 12, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Airport officials are bracing for significant Southwest Airlines flight losses next year when part of a federal law expires that now forces many flights to or from Dallas Love Field to land in Albuquerque. The provision known as the...

  • Farmington man arrested in woman’s death

    November 12, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Police in Farmington say they’re seeking second-degree murder and domestic battery charges against a man after they found a woman dead in the apartment they shared. Police say in a statement that they went to the apartment...

  • Aid operations pick up pace in Philippines

    November 12, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    An aerial view shows signs for help and food amid the destruction left from Typhoon Haiyan in the coastal town of Tanawan, central Philippines, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms on record, slammed into six central...