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Archive for February 2nd, 2014

  • NY’s Lotto continues long decline as games grow

    February 2, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Steve Hutchins, owner of Coulsen’s News Center in Albany, N.Y., works behind the counter of the store with winning tickets from several lottery games hanging above him, on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, in Albany. New York’s venerable twice-weekly Lotto...

  • March in Spain to protest Coca-Cola plant closures

    February 2, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Workers and protestors gather during a strike against Coca-Cola’s lay off in the main square of Madrid, Spain, Sunday Feb. 2, 2014. Coca-Cola’s workers are on an indefinite strike protesting Coca-Cola Iberian Partners’ plans to close four of...

  • Mass. beauticians taught to spot domestic violence

    February 2, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken Jan. 27, 2014, informational brochures about domestic violence are handed out to Elizabeth Grady students in Medford, Mass. A program run by a Mass. district attorney’s office is training hairstylists, skin care specialists, massage...

  • Americans grapple with income inequality

    February 2, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 photo, Neal Breen, 21, works at the Ashburn Bagel & Sandwich Shop in Ashburn, Va. Breen, who quit college a year earlier with hopes of saving money to start his own business, is keenly aware that the wealth in the...

  • Albuquerque police investigating stabbing of woman

    February 2, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police are investigating the stabbing of a woman. Officer Simon Drobik says officers were called around 4 a.m. to respond to a disturbance in the 3900 block of Montgomery Boulevard. Drobik says officers found the woman...

  • Lawsuit against New Mexico seeks marijuana license

    February 2, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Santa Fe man is suing New Mexico health officials to address what he says is a severe medical marijuana shortage. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1bcR7qd ) Mark Springer filed a lawsuit Monday against the state...

  • Gov. Martinez could derail Amtrak partnership

    February 2, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A proposal to bring Amtrak’s Southwest Chief train through New Mexico and two other states could get stopped in its tracks by Gov. Susana Martinez. The New Mexican reports (http://bit.ly/1eiA8J0 ) that proponents fear the plan to...

  • Police investigate Albuquerque nightclub shooting

    February 2, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police in Albuquerque say a man who was able to walk into a hospital with a gunshot wound to his head will survive. Authorities are investigating the shooting, which the victim says took place at Graham Central Station, a popular...

  • NM high school band students to get PE credit

    February 2, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico high school students in marching band will be allowed to receive physical education credits. The state says it will now consider granting P.E. waivers for current high school juniors who have taken at least one full credit...

  • Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead in NYC apartment

    February 2, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    Police stand guard outside the home of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman who was found dead in his Greenwich village apartment, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in New York. He was 46. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) NEW YORK (AP) — Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won the Oscar for...