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Archive for February 18th, 2014

  • AP sources: DOE to OK $6.5B for Georgia nuke plant

    February 18, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE -In this Dec. 11, 2012, file photo, part of the containment vessel for a new nuclear reactor at the Plant Vogtle nuclear power plant is under construction in Augusta, Ga. The Energy Department is poised to approve $6.5 billion in lending for two nuclear...

  • George L. Bechtel Jr.

    February 18, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial service for George L. Bechtel Jr., 66, of Roswell will be Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. George passed away Saturday, January 18, 2014. George was born February 7, 1948 in Springfield, Illinois to...

  • Utah mom buys all of store’s ‘indecent’ T-shirts

    February 18, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Judy Cox sits for a portrait next to a stack of T-shirts with what she believes are pornographic designs Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, in Orem, Utah. Cox purchased the entire stock of T-shirts for $567 from the PacSun store in Orem believing their display broke...

  • QB backs bid to form college athletes union

    February 18, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    College Athletes Players Association designated president Ramogi Huma, left, and Northwestern University outgoing senior quarterback Kain Colter make their way to the beginning of three days of hearings before the National Labor Relations Board Tuesday, Feb....

  • Sands: Hacking went further than email, websites

    February 18, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    This screen shot provided by the Las Vegas Review Journal shows the Sands web site that was hacked on Monday Feb. 10, 2014. A Nevada gambling regulator said Thursday that the hackers who knocked down all Las Vegas Sands websites for two days and counting did...

  • Lonnie “Lon” W. Johnson

    February 18, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary for Lonnie “Lon” W. Johnson, 73, of Roswell will be Friday, February 21, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. with mass to follow at 10:00 a.m. at St. Peter’s Catholic Church with Fr. Charlie Martinez officiating. Lonnie passed away Sunday, February 16, 2014....

  • Ex-Madoff employee: ‘He’s a terribly ill man’

    February 18, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This June 21, 2011 file photo shows Daniel Bonventre, former director of operations at Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities, as he leaves Manhattan federal court, in New York. Bonventre testified Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, that he always trusted...

  • Marino, Sharpe out, Gonzalez in on CBS pregame

    February 18, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 18, 2011 file photo, Shannon Sharpe smiles after receiving his Hall of Fame ring during an NFL football game between the Denver Broncos and the Cincinnati Bengals, in Denver. Longtime analysts Dan Marino and Shannon Sharpe will not...

  • New Mexico House OKs Navajo gambling compact

    February 18, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A proposed tribal-state gambling compact that would allow the Navajo Nation to open additional casinos cleared the House on Tuesday. But one more hurdle remains before the Legislature adjourns this week. The compact must be approved by...

  • New Mexico Senate approves $6.2 billion budget

    February 18, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The state Senate unanimously approved a proposed $6.2 billion budget on Tuesday that would provide at least 3 percent pay raises next year for New Mexico government workers and educators. The budget is the main assignment for lawmakers...