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Archive for December 20th, 2013

  • Fury and frustration over Target data breach

    December 20, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Shoppers arrive at a Target store in Los Angeles on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. Target says that about 40 million credit and debit card accounts may have been affected by a data breach that occurred just as the holiday shopping season shifted into high gear. (AP...

  • GNOSF marks 25 years of luring big games

    December 20, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 3, 2013, file photo, Streamers and confetti fall after the Baltimore Ravens won the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game 34-31 over the San Francisco 49ers in New Orleans. When a record New Orleans Bowl crowd of well over 50,000 files...

  • Lawsuit: Casey’s fired manager in dead twins case

    December 20, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan 11, 2012 file photo, Jackie Burkle, 22, of Huxley, Iowa, looks over her shoulder at her family in a courtroom at the Story County courthouse during her preliminary hearing in Nevada, Iowa. A lawsuit contends that a gas station chain...

  • NM reports jobless rate down slightly in November

    December 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s unemployment rate dropped slightly to 6.4 percent last month. The state Workforce Solutions Department said Friday the unemployment rate in November was down from 6.7 percent a year ago and down from 6.6 percent...

  • Official: Navajo Nation law on marriage stands

    December 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A Navajo Nation official says the tribe’s own law prohibiting same-sex marriage isn’t affected by the New Mexico Supreme Court’s decision legalizing marriage for gay and lesbian couples in New Mexico. Deswood Tome,...

  • New Mexico in for another dose of winter weather

    December 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Parts of New Mexico are in for another round of winter weather this weekend. Forecasters with the National Weather Service in Albuquerque say the system could bring moderate snow to the southwest and south-central mountains...

  • New Mexico, Albuquerque to help aerospace company

    December 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico and Albuquerque officials say $635,000 of state and city government funding will result in at least 100 new aerospace jobs in New Mexico’s largest city over the next two years. According to an announcement Friday by...

  • Aztec Tattoo parlor owner caters to wide spectrum

    December 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — AZTEC — Greg Knuppel has lost his share of business spending quality time with his three kids, but he wouldn’t have it any other way. To him, profit is always a distant second to people. To see him today — 6 feet 2 inches in...

  • Albuquerque animal shelters are full

    December 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque’s two city animal shelters are full and the lack of space means some people who want to surrender their pets are temporarily turned away The shelters have accepted fewer animals and also euthanized fewer but...

  • NM governor proposes high-tech initiatives

    December 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez has proposed spending $9.5 million on two high-tech research and development initiatives. The governor says the aim is to attract top faculty members to New Mexico’s colleges and universities and to fund...