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Archive for December 6th, 2013

  • Party celebrates Washington pot anniversary

    December 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Jeremy Cooper, right, is helped by friends Cecilia Sivertson, left, and David DesRoaches in lighting up three joints at once at a pot party at the Seattle Center Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, in Seattle. Friday marks the first anniversary of the day...

  • Japan parliament approves contentious secrets law

    December 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Anti-state secrets law protesters holding “abolish secrets bill” placards shout “shame on you” in front of the Diet building in Tokyo after learning the upper house lawmakers voted to approve the bill late Friday night, Dec. 6, 2013....

  • NY judge: Goldman Sachs silent about rogue trader

    December 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- In this April 3, 2013 file photo, former Goldman Sachs trader Matthew Taylor leaves Manhattan federal court in New York. Taylor was sentenced to nine months in prison for wire fraud on Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, by a Manhattan judge. Earlier in 2013, Taylor...

  • Judge orders Colo. cake-maker to serve gay couples

    December 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This June 6, 2013 file photo shows Dave Mullins, right, sitting for a portrait with his husband Charlie Craig, in Denver. The gay couple is pursuing a discrimination complaint against a Colorado bakery, saying the business refused them a wedding...

  • Cargo bikes the new minivan for cycling families

    December 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, Heidi Lappetito pedals her cargo bike while making a delivery of frozen salmon into Port Townsend, Wash. Nearly all deliveries of the wild Pacific salmon the Cape Cleare Fishery makes to its local customers is done...

  • Apple guides shoppers inside stores with iBeacon

    December 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This undated photo provided by Apple shows the screen on an iPhone using Apple’s iBeacon, offering precise location technology. On Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, Apple Inc. will begin using iBeacon, a part of its iOS 7 mobile software, to send shoppers inside...

  • Family dismisses lawsuit against former NM officer

    December 6, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A wrongful death lawsuit filed against a former Albuquerque police officer who was acquitted in his wife’s shooting death has been dismissed. The family of Tera Chavez tells KOB-TV (http://bit.ly/18JIHej ) that they have...

  • Judge rules mental health audit will remain secret

    December 6, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A judge has ruled that government agencies don’t have to disclose an audit of more than a dozen mental health providers under investigation for possible overbillings and fraud, because the audit contains law enforcement materials...

  • NM sheriff’s sergeant dies from injuries

    December 6, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    BERNALILLO, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a Sandoval County sheriff’s sergeant struck by a vehicle while directing traffic on Interstate 25 near the San Felipe Pueblo has died. Sandoval County Sheriff Doug Wood released a statement Friday evening,...

  • UNM regents postpone talks on high-tech hub

    December 6, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The University of New Mexico Board of Regents has postponed talks on a $13 million investment in a high-tech research and development center in downtown Albuquerque. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1d5ZPYM ) the...