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Archive for January 20th, 2014

  • NJ mayor: Sandy aid ultimatum came from Christie

    January 20, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Saturday, Aug. 8, 2009 file photograph, Hoboken Mayor, Dawn Zimmer speaks to the media as she stands near the Hudson River in Hoboken, N.J. Zimmer, mayor of a New Jersey city that sustained severe flooding from Hurricane Sandy claims the...

  • Panama Canal work not likely to be halted Monday

    January 20, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Jan. 14, 2014 photo, a small boat takes in a line of rope from a cargo ship while entering to the Pedro Miguel locks at the Panama Canal near Panama City. The current canal expansion project would double its capacity. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco) PANAMA...

  • Postal Service, union wrangle over Staples outlets

    January 20, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Sept. 19, 2013 file photo shows Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. The opening of Postal Service retail centers in dozens of Staples stores around the country is being met with threats of protests...

  • Dingy LaGuardia Airport undergoing $3.6B makeover

    January 20, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Jan. 10, 2014, photo, the control tower and hangars at New York’s LaGuardia Airport are shown. Dark, dingy, cramped and sad are some of the ways travelers describe LaGuardia Airport, a bustling hub often ranked in customer satisfaction surveys...

  • NJ predicts Internet gambling will pick up in ’14

    January 20, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    This Nov. 29, 2013 photo shows a losing game of Internet blackjack on a computer screen in Atlantic City NJ. Internet gambling got off to a slow start in New Jersey, taking in $8.4 million over the last few weeks of 2013, but casino executives and Wall Street...

  • Israeli company to unveil laser defense

    January 20, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Aug. 28, 2013 file photo, an Israeli soldier is seen next to an Iron Dome rocket interceptor battery deployed near the northern Israeli city of Haifa. A state-owned Israeli arms company said it will unveil a new laser-defense system...

  • Legislative deadline nears for hundreds of bills

    January 20, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE — In this Aug. 13, 2013 file photo, actress Jennifer Garner, right, describes how paparazzi aggressively follow her and her three children daily, while she and actress Halle Berry, left, testified before the Assembly Judiciary Committee in support...

  • Driver crashes car into pole at Albuquerque school

    January 20, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A woman is recovering in the hospital after crashing her car into a pole at Grant Middle School. Albuquerque police say the woman was driving erratically early Sunday morning before the accident. Police spokesman Daren DeAguero says...

  • NM firefighter fighting for seat in Legislature

    January 20, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Despite allegations that she is breaking city rules, state Rep. Emily Kane is trying to hold down her second job as an Albuquerque firefighter. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (http://bit.ly/1gFfhgI) Republican Mayor Richard...

  • Airplane misses landing at Albuquerque airport

    January 20, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say no one was hurt when a single-engine airplane ended up landing in a field near an Albuquerque airport. The Albuquerque Fire Departments says the small plane missed its landing at Double Eagle Airport because of...