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Archive for December 2nd, 2013

  • Year-end signups crucial test for health care site

    December 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this June 17, 2005 file photo, Mark McClellan is seen in Maple Grove, Minn. President Barack Obama’s new and improved health care website faces another test in just a couple of weeks, its biggest yet. And if HealthCare.gov gets overwhelmed...

  • NTSB: Train going too fast at curve before wreck

    December 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Cranes salvage the last car from from a train derailment in the Bronx section of New York, Monday, Dec. 2, 2013. Federal authorities began righting the cars Monday morning as they started an exhaustive investigation into what caused a Metro-North commuter...

  • Broomfield begins fracking recount amid criticism

    December 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Election judge Rich Korinek, left, tallies ballots during a recount of Broomfield’s vote on a county-wide hydraulic fracturing ban, at a city and county building, in Broomfield, Colo., Monday Dec. 2, 2013. The first full count, including military and...

  • VP Biden opens weeklong Asia trip with Tokyo stop

    December 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden salutes upon arriving at the Tokyo International Airport in Tokyo Monday, Dec. 2, 2013. Biden is in Tokyo to meet with Japan’s prime minister and lawmakers for the first leg of his Asia tour that includes China and South...

  • Americans turn to mobile devices for Cyber Monday

    December 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Amazon.com employees pack up an outbound shipping truck at an Amazon.com Fulfillment Center on “Cyber Monday” the busiest online shopping day of the holiday season Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) NEW YORK (AP) —...

  • Hilton could raise $2.4B, 1 of year’s biggest IPOs

    December 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Friday, July 25, 2008, file photo, the Millenium Hilton is shown in New York. Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. said Monday , Dec. 2, 2013, that it could raise as much as $2.37 billion, making it one of the year’s biggest IPOs. The hotel...

  • Fast-food strikes aim at 100 US cities

    December 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, file photo, protesting fast food workers demonstrate outside a McDonald’s restaurant on New York’s Fifth Avenue, in New York. Fast-food workers in about 100 cities will walk off the job Thursday, Dec....

  • Lawmakers told NM needs 160K jobs over next decade

    December 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A report to lawmakers says New Mexico needs to create about 16,000 jobs annually over the next decade to keep pace with population growth, reduce unemployment and offset future jobs losses if the state wants to return to 2007...

  • Border Patrol seizes $160K in marijuana

    December 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Border Patrol agents have seized nearly $160,000 worth of marijuana in two separate drug busts over the holiday weekend in southern New Mexico. In the first case, Deming agents followed footsteps through the desert that led to...

  • Pipe bombs prompt authorities to form task force

    December 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Law enforcement agencies from across the state have stepped up efforts to find a suspect who threw two pipe bombs at an Albuquerque probation and parole office last month. Officials with New Mexico State Police, the state Department...