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Archive for January 20th, 2014

  • Legislation proposed in WV to regulate chemicals

    January 20, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Emma Del Torto of Charleston, W.Va. holds a sign during a demonstration at the state Capitol on Saturday, Jan.18, 2014. More than 100 people gathered to question their tap water’s quality following a chemical spill that tainted the local water supply....

  • Panama rejects proposal in canal cost dispute

    January 20, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Jan. 14, 2014 photo, a man fishes where a cargo ship sails en route to the Pacific Ocean in Panama City. The Panama Canal is being expanded to accommodate a new generation of larger ships, known as post-Panamax, which have more than twice the carrying...

  • Davos forum founder sees Syria, Iran in spotlight

    January 20, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Founder and President of the World Economic Forum German Klaus Schwab speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Davos, Switzerland, Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. The world’s financial and political elite will head this week to the Swiss Alps for...

  • Wedding insurance expands as nuptials get pricier

    January 20, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    This Oct. 12, 2013 photo provided by Julia Bailey shows Shannon and Justin Peach, riding in a carriage after their wedding in New Orleans. Shannon’s mom, Cheryl Winter, spent $500 for Hartford-based Travelers Insurance to cover her daughter’s...

  • Grocery wine bill negotiations near breakthrough

    January 20, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 30, 2012 file photo, a sign in a Kroger supermarket in Nashville, Tenn., urges shoppers to sign up for a group urging lawmakers to change state law that limits wine sales to liquor stores. State lawmakers on Tuesday, Jan, 21, 2014...

  • Iran, US, Europe start implementing nuclear deal

    January 20, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    This picture released by Islamic Republic News Agency, IRNA, shows an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) seal on a piece of equipment at one of Iran’s uranium enrichment facilities at the Natanz plant, some 200 miles (322 kilometers) south of the...

  • Victim of Roswell shooting recovering at home

    January 20, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — One of the students wounded when a classmate opened fire inside a Roswell middle school gym is recovering at home. The family of 13-year-old Kendal Sanders said she was released from the hospital Sunday. She had two surgeries last week...

  • Founder of Sipapu ski resort dies at 86

    January 20, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    VADITO, N.M. (AP) — Lloyd Bolander, the founder of Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort in northern New Mexico, died Monday at his home in Vadito. He was 86. The resort announcement Bolander’s death but did not provide any details about the cause....

  • NM lawmaker to monitor session online

    January 20, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — State Rep. Phillip Archuleta will be monitoring New Mexico’s legislative session via his laptop computer as he recovers from major surgery. The Las Cruces Democrat says he has already been involved in the early filing of...

  • Reform results in improvements for NM investments

    January 20, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The value of the New Mexico’s permanent funds has grown to 16 percent higher than what it was before the market crashed, and the increase in returns on investments has also placed the state among the better-performing funds...