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Archive for February 24th, 2014

  • Dispute over land ownership stalls transit center

    February 24, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    This photo from Feb. 14, 2014, shows an exterior view of the Troy Transit Center in Troy, Mich. The Detroit Free Press reported Oakland County Circuit Judge Leo Bowman on Friday, Feb. 21 dealt a fresh setback to the center, denying the city of Troy’s...

  • Ukraine issues arrest warrant for missing leader

    February 24, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    People lay flowers and lit candles at one of the barricades heading to Independence Square,Kiev, the epicenter of the country’s recent unrest, on a mourning day Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. Ukraine’s acting government issued a warrant Monday for the arrest...

  • Honda taps woman to board, promotes foreigner

    February 24, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    This undated photo released by Honda Motor Co. Monday, Feb . 24, 2014 shows the Japanese auto maker’s new operating officer Issao Mizoguchi. Honda has given a major promotion to a foreigner and appointed a woman to its board for the first time in a sign...

  • New Mexico woman pleads guilty in child’s death

    February 24, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico woman has pleaded guilty to child abuse in the 2007 death of her infant daughter. Prosecutors say 32-year-old Sophia Monique Zayas entered her plea Monday in a federal court in Las Cruces. She’s been in federal...

  • Man pleads guilty to embezzling a New Mexico tribe

    February 24, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former employee of the Jicarilla Apache Nation’s Utility Authority in New Mexico has pleaded guilty to embezzling nearly $215,000 from the tribe. Prosecutors say 63-year-old Robert G. Wells, of Albuquerque, pleaded guilty...

  • 6 New Mexico legislators retiring

    February 24, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic Rep. Ernest Chavez of Albuquerque is the sixth legislator to announce plans to retire from the 70-member House. The 77-year-old Chavez said Monday his age and health were among the reasons he will not seek re-election. He...

  • New Mexico session seen to effect gov race little

    February 24, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The recent New Mexico legislative session likely had little to no effect on this year’s upcoming governor’s race, according to political observers. Albuquerque pollster Brian Sanderoff told the Santa Fe New Mexican...

  • Texas man accused of duping New Mexico dealership

    February 24, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for a Texas man accused of defrauding a New Mexico automobile dealership out of nearly $35,000. Las Cruces police say 41-year-old Johnny Ray Mills of El Paso is being sought on fraud charges. A...

  • Police: Abused 4-month-old New Mexico girl dies

    February 24, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque man accused of beating and raping his girlfriend’s 4-month-old daughter will face more serious charges now that the infant has died, police said Monday. The child died Sunday after spending two weeks on life...

  • Effort to build gay marriage support heads South

    February 24, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, left, applauds at the conclusion of an event, Monday, Feb. 24, 20414, in Atlanta, with Sam Ellis, 12, left center, and his brother John, 15, right center, mother Linda Ellis, who along with her partner, Lesley Brogan (not pictured),...