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Archive for December 30th, 2013

  • ’14 starts ominously for NJ casinos as gov watches

    December 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Evan Wajda, left, laughs as Melissa Punska, right, signs for their drinks at a jacuzzi at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City on Oct. 16, 2012. Both are from Rye, N.H. Tourism officials say Atlantic City needs to continue to grow revenue from non-gambling...

  • Gun magazine supplier expands in Iowa college town

    December 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This Dec. 9, 2013 photo shows workers outside the Brownells, Inc. distribution and retail facility under construction along Interstate 80, in Grinnell, Iowa. The central Iowa city of 9,100 is home to Grinnell College, the selective liberal arts institution...

  • Ohio prison shop meets demand for specialty plates

    December 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A roll of steel is placed on the line inside the tag shop at Lebanon Correctional Institute, Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, in Lebanon, Ohio. The tag shop is busy meeting growing demand for hundreds of specialty license plates featuring teams, schools, causes and...

  • Police say child who died was abused in the past

    December 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s child welfare agency had an Albuquerque family on its radar because of child abuse allegations before a 9-year-old boy was found dead at their home Friday, investigators say. Police said the boy had suffered...

  • Rio Rancho police rule suspicious death a homicide

    December 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — The death of a man whose body was found on a busy highway in Rio Rancho has been ruled a homicide. Rio Rancho police say 23-year-old Andrew Anderson died as a result of injuries suffered during a dispute. The cause of death and the...

  • NM’s land commissioner wants to buy federal land

    December 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s land commissioner wants to buy some federal land on behalf of the state in hopes that the property could generate revenue for state trust lands that help fund public schools and other institutions. The Santa Fe New...

  • Silver City monastery offers spiritual quest

    December 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SILVER CITY, N.M. (AP) — A monotone prayer permeates the walls of a monastery lodged at the rim of the Gila National Forest. A feather of smoke rises from the church chimney into a starry night still hours from dawn. It is an average day in the life of one...

  • NM law officers planning DWI crackdown

    December 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Law enforcement agencies around New Mexico are planning to be out in full force, looking for suspected drunken drivers during the New Year’s holiday and beyond. The New Mexico Department of Transportation’s Holiday...

  • Overtime costs increase for NM employees

    December 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The number of overtime hours New Mexico state government employees are working is on the rise and the cost of that overtime was up significantly for the 2013 budget year. Personnel figures released this month show the state paid out...

  • NM launches ‘designated caregiver’ campaign

    December 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico health officials say the risks of sudden unexpected infant deaths can be higher during the New Year’s holiday. So the Department of Health is urging parents to pick a “designated caregiver” for their babies...