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Archive for January 9th, 2014

  • Jobless bill stalls in Senate

    January 9, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., center, the Democratic Policy Committee chairman, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., left, meet with reporters to urge passage of legislation to restore unemployment insurance benefits which expired Dec. 28, at the...

  • Alcoa posts $2.3 billion 4Q loss on write-downs

    January 9, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    This is the Alcoa headquarters building in Pittsburgh, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. Alcoa Inc. was dragged to a $2.34 billion loss in the fourth quarter of 2013 on big write-downs for old acquisitions of smelting operations and other one-time items. Low aluminum...

  • EPA to require S. Calif. offshore fracking reports

    January 9, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this May 1, 2009 file photo, offshore oil drilling platform ‘Gail’ operated by Venoco, Inc., is shown off the coast of Santa Barbara, Calif. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency published a new rule on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014...

  • Senators call for action on oil train derailments

    January 9, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 30, 2013 file photo, a fireball goes up at the site of an oil train derailment in Casselton, N.D. The 911 dispatch recordings from the fiery derailment show initial confusion about the cargo on board. The recordings show that a...

  • Attorney general criticizes NM governor over CYFD

    January 9, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Attorney General Gary King is criticizing Gov. Susana Martinez over the state’s response to the death of an Albuquerque boy who police say was repeatedly kicked by his mother. King is seeking the Democratic nomination for...

  • NM police ID man killed after barricade situation

    January 9, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    MORIARTY, N.M. (AP) — State Police have identified a man who was fatally shot after a barricade situation in the small community of Moriarty. Officials say 40-year-old Ernest Attebery of Moriarty was shot by a state police officer Tuesday during an exchange...

  • 5 fraudulently try to get NM driver’s licenses

    January 9, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say five people from Mexico have been arrested for trying to fraudulently obtain New Mexico driver’s licenses. They say the suspects drove from Texas and Oklahoma to get the licenses. State and federal agents say the...

  • Albuquerque businessman eyes Udall seat

    January 9, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former state GOP party chairman, retired Marine and longtime Albuquerque businessman who lost a gubernatorial bid four years ago is setting his sights on Democratic U.S. Sen. Tom Udall’s seat. Allen Weh announced his...

  • NM court affirms convictions for Roswell murders

    January 9, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The state Supreme Court has upheld a Roswell man’s convictions for the shooting deaths of his son and the son’s girlfriend and wounding three police officers. David Vega was sentenced to consecutive life imprisonment...

  • 1st flu death of season reported in New Mexico

    January 9, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Department of Health has confirmed the state’s first flu death this season. The death reported was a 76 year-old woman from Santa Fe County. Her name wasn’t immediately released Thursday. Health officials say...