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Archive for December 13th, 2013

  • Ailey’s Rushing, front and center after 2 decades

    December 13, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Monday, Dec. 2, 2013 photo, Matthew Rushing, a veteran star of the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater, is interviewed at the company’s headquarters, in New York. When Rushing was a young boy growing up in Inglewood, Calif., his mother was concerned he...

  • Ski runs open at Angel Fire, Sandia

    December 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This image provided Friday Dec. 13, 2013 by Angel Fire Resort shows skiers on the ski lift at the resort in angel Fire, N.M. Angel Fire Resort in northern New Mexico and Sandia Peak Ski Area just outside of Albuquerque opened Friday as the latest blast of...

  • Prospects for budget legislation solid in Senate

    December 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. heads to the Senate floor to vote on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. Battle-fatigued and suddenly bipartisan, the House voted Thursday night to ease across-the-board federal spending cuts and...

  • New boat seeks safer fishing on deadly Bering Sea

    December 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This computer drawing provided by Blue North Fisheries shows a new 191-foot commercial fishing boat design. The boat is intended to be safer for workers by positioning fishermen behind the protection of the boat’s hull instead of up on deck, and...

  • Stocks mixed after 3-day downturn

    December 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, photo, trader Richard DeViccaro works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. World stock markets were tentative Friday Dec. 13, 2013 as investors prepared for the U.S. Federal Reserve’s decision next...

  • Daunting days ahead as Mexico readies oil opening

    December 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    An opposition lawmaker reads the newspaper a day after dozens of leftist lawmakers take over the lower house trying to block discussion of the energy reform bill in Mexico City, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013. Mexico’s Senate, in the early hours of Wednesday...

  • Venezuelan inflation spoils Christmas tradition

    December 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This Nov. 23, 2013 photo shows the inner ingredients of a hallaca, a corn dough tamale, during its preparation at a Christmas fair in a state-owned market in Caracas, Venezuela. Green olives, raisins and capers provide savory accents before the creation is...

  • Defense bill aims to address sexual assault crisis

    December 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., right, followed by Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin of Ill., arrive for their news conference on budget, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) WASHINGTON (AP)...

  • Can smartphones snap out of technological stupor?

    December 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, file photo, LG Electronics’s smartphone G Flex is displayed during a media event at its head office in Seoul, South Korea. In a foreshadowing of things to come, LG Electronics Inc. is boasting about the G...

  • Ski runs open at Angel Fire, Sandia

    December 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The list of New Mexico ski resorts open for the season is getting longer. Angel Fire Resort in northern New Mexico and Sandia Peak Ski Area just outside of Albuquerque opened Friday as the latest blast of winter crossed the state....