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Archive for January 6th, 2014

  • JetBlue, Southwest halt some flights amid freeze

    January 6, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    A traveler holds his forehead while waiting to rebook a cancelled JetBlue flight, Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, in Boston. JetBlue announced that they would halt operations in Boston, New York and New Jersey later in the afternoon, to rest their crews and give it...

  • Business leaders gather to vent about health law

    January 6, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Margo Wright listens at a forum with U.S. Rep. Steve Daines about problems due to the implementation of the new health-care overhaul in Helena, Mont., on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Wright said her kidney transplant was delayed after she lost insurance from her...

  • Delta retires last DC-9, oldest plane in US fleet

    January 6, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    A Delta Air Lines DC-9 taxis on the tarmac at Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport in Minneapolis, Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, before its final scheduled flight. Delta Air Lines is retiring its last DC-9s, the oldest passenger plane in the fleet of the...

  • Senate confirms Yellen to chair Federal Reserve

    January 6, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 14, 2013 file photo, Janet Yellen, of California, smiles as she is introduced as being the first female to be nominated as Federal Reserve Board chair, prior to testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. Yellen was approved by the...

  • US services index slips on sharp fall in orders

    January 6, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 5, 2013 file photo a dish is prepped at the Fig & Olive restaurant, near New York’s Rockefeller Center, in New York. The Institute for Supply Management issues its U.S. non-manufacturing index for December on Monday, Jan....

  • DOJ to hold meeting on Albuquerque police probe

    January 6, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice is set to hold an invite-only meeting with community activists over its pending investigation into the Albuquerque Police Department. Federal authorities have scheduled the closed-door gathering...

  • Budget proposals by NM Gov. Susana Martinez

    January 6, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Here are highlights of budget proposals released Monday by Republican Gov. Susana Martinez for the upcoming 30-day session of the Legislature. —Almost $2.7 billion for public schools in the fiscal year starting next July....

  • Horse slaughterhouse to sue AG for slander

    January 6, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The owners of a Roswell company mired in legal disputes over its attempts to resume domestic horse slaughter have notified New Mexico Attorney General Gary King they intend to sue his office for slander, harassment, conspiracy and...

  • Santa Fe Archdiocese incorporating many parishes

    January 6, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Santa Fe has incorporated dozens of its parishes as nonprofits, a move that an attorney who has represented victims of clerical sexual abuse says could be an attempt to protect church assets....

  • Fire damages Valencia County beef jerky business

    January 6, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    LOS LUNAS, N.M. (AP) — A fire heavily damaged a popular Valencia County business that produces and sells beef jerky. Dozens of firefighters from numerous departments worked for hours after the fire started Sunday afternoon at Sunset Foods Beef Inc. south of...