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Archive for February 14th, 2014

  • Nevada AG takes deal in lender fraud civil lawsuit

    February 14, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This May 29, 2013 file photo shows Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto talking to media at the Legislative Building in Carson City, Nev. A Nevada judge ordered Jan. 30, 2014, the state to pay legal costs that could top $1 million to a...

  • Jezebel says little progress in model diversity

    February 14, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    The Fall 2014 Diane von Furstenberg collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) NEW YORK (AP) — In the wake of a fresh diversity push among models and under the headline “New York Fashion Week:...

  • Utah could put Breathalyzer-type devices in bars

    February 14, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Zest’s special events manager Lindsy Wing demonstrates their breathalyzer at Zest Kitchen & Bar Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Salt Lake City. Breathalyzers and similar devices could pop up in more bars across Utah under a coming proposal from Draper...

  • Mammoth tusk lifted from Seattle construction pit

    February 14, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this handout photo provided by the Rafn Company, a mammoth tusk is fully exposed after being excavated overnight and into early Friday morning, Feb. 14, 2014. The mammoth tusk was discovered days earlier during work at an apartment construction site just...

  • Town of Jemez Springs looking for new police chief

    February 14, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    JEMEZ SPRINGS, N.M. (AP) — The town of Jemez Springs is searching for a new police chief. Albuquerque TV station KOB reported Friday (http://bit.ly/1b4mh8l) that Shane Harger is out of the job after fallout from having two names. Harger recently was...

  • Public safety head named Albuquerque police chief

    February 14, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    New Mexico Public Safety Secretary Gorden Eden, center, speak to reporters Friday Feb. 14, 2014, after being introduced as Albuquerque’s new police chief. Eden takes over a police force facing a U.S. Justice Department investigation looking into...

  • Police: Roswell officer shoots man with knife

    February 14, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Roswell police say a 34-year-old man was shot by an officer after the man charged a woman and her children with a knife. Police spokeswoman Sabrina Morales said the unidentified man was shot early Thursday following a domestic violence...

  • Ex-Sen. Tim Jennings confirmed to investment board

    February 14, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Roswell Democrat Tim Jennings has been confirmed by his former Senate colleagues to serve on a state board overseeing $18 billion in public investments. Jennings, who served in the Senate for 34 years, was named to the State Investment...

  • Plan calls for releasing 2 Mexican wolf pairs

    February 14, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Wildlife managers are planning to release two pairs of Mexican gray wolves in Arizona, but efforts are also underway to capture a wolf in New Mexico. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Arizona Game and Fish Department...

  • Man sentenced to prison in death of Colo. newborn

    February 14, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — A man who was suspected of driving under the influence has been sentenced to the maximum nine years in prison for the death of a Colorado couple’s newborn after an accident in northern New Mexico. The baby died almost...