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Archive for November 28th, 2013

  • Repsol agrees to negotiate deal with Argentina

    November 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this April 16, 2012 file photo, an Argentine national flag and a banner representing the YPF oil company flutter outside YPF headquarters in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Argentina’s government said Monday, Nov 25, 2013, it has reached an...

  • Illinois legislators reach pension deal

    November 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this June 10, 2013 file photo, Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, with Senate President John Cullerton looking on at left, speaks to reporters after a meeting with Gov. Pat Quinn in Chicago to discuss the state’s pension crisis....

  • Peralta woman pleads guilty in fatal car crash

    November 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Peralta woman has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in connection with a fatal car crash this year on Isleta Pueblo lands south of Albuquerque. Prosecutors say 20-year-old Julisa Raelynn Sanchez entered into a plea...

  • Lawsuit: NM woman’s genitals hit with pepper spray

    November 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A lawsuit says a New Mexico corrections officer used a “chemical agent” on a woman’s genitals after authorities found a plastic baggie protruding from her vagina. The federal lawsuit filed last week by the American...

  • NM’s infant mortality rate on the rise

    November 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico health officials are worried about an increase in the state’s infant mortality rate. The state Department of Health announced this week that the death rate among infants one year or younger increased from 5.2 infant...

  • NM Four Corners county to vote on alcohol licenses

    November 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Voters in New Mexico’s Four Corners region are set to decide whether restaurants in unincorporated San Juan County can sell beer and wine with food. The election Tuesday comes after Chris Taylor, the owner of Fisheads San Juan...

  • Albuquerque schools retooling social media policy

    November 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque’s public school district is retooling its social media policy. The effort comes on the heels of a recent flap involving Superintendent Winston Brooks but KRQE-TV (http://bit.ly/1bTYORt ) reports that the district...

  • I-10 overpass work in Las Cruces runs behind

    November 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A construction project that has constricted Interstate 10 traffic through Las Cruces is taking longer than expected. The Las Cruces Sun-News (http://bit.ly/1dzoMk7 ) reports that delays in delivery of material for abutment walls...

  • Battle for holiday shoppers heats up

    November 28, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this March 14, 2004, file photo, a worker scans bar codes in the book warehouse area at the Amazon.com shipping and receiving facility in Fernley, Nev. Brick-and-mortar retailers like Wal-Mart and Best Buy for years have been contending with...

  • Lower gas prices lifting hopes for holiday sales

    November 28, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    The cash price for unleaded fuel along with an editorial comment on unleaded-plus fuel was posted on a sign at a Minneapolis care care center Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, in Minneapolis, as gas prices continue to fall just in time for Thanksgiving and holiday...