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Archive for February 3rd, 2014

  • Car-to-car talk: Hey, look out for that collision!

    February 3, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx listens at right as National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Administration (NHTSA) Acting Administrator David Friedman, center, speaks about the Transportation Department’s decision on vehicle-to-vehicle...

  • State: Google must move ‘mystery’ barge

    February 3, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, file photo, two men fish in the water in front of a Google barge on Treasure Island in San Francisco. A state agency says Google must move its mystery barge from a construction site on an island in the middle of...

  • Groups: Meat labeling rules could start trade war

    February 3, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 2, 2013 file photo, various cuts of beef and port are displayed for sale in the meat department at a discount market in Arlington, Va. Cattle groups from the U.S. and Canada are upset that a new Farm Bill passed by the House on...

  • Internet firms release data on NSA spy requests

    February 3, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This June 6, 2013, file photo, shows a sign outside the National Security Administration (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. Freed by a recent legal deal with government lawyers, major technology firms released new data Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, on how...

  • Obama seeks to hold Dems together in election year

    February 3, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 28, 2014, file photo, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Barack Obama’s Asia policy took a hit this week, and it came from a stalwart of his own party....

  • Albuquerque mayor meets top officials in Wash, DC

    February 3, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry has met with members of President Barack Obama’s cabinet to discuss the city’s role in national energy issues and other topics, including the Kirtland Air Force Base fuel spill. Berry was...

  • Committee votes to bar spending of Spaceport tax

    February 3, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Senate panel has endorsed a bill that would prohibit the fledging Spaceport America from using hundreds of thousands of dollars in local taxes to fund its operations. The Senate Corporations and Transportation Committee on Monday...

  • NM immigrant license fraud trial begins

    February 3, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Jury selection began Monday for a Chinese national on trial for helping more than 50 people suspected of being in the country illegally get New Mexico driver’s licenses. Hai Gan, 56, of The Colony, Texas, was U.S. District...

  • New Mexico man pleads guilty to domestic assault

    February 3, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man has pleaded guilty to domestic assault by a habitual offender and is facing up to a 10-year federal prison sentence. Prosecutors say 32-year-old Miles J. Riley entered his plea Monday. Riley is a member of the...

  • Overhaul to Albuquerque police oversight eyed

    February 3, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque city councilors are set to hear recommendations from a task force to overhaul the city’s Police Oversight Commission. The 200-page report is scheduled to be presented Monday at the Albuquerque City Council meeting...