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Archive for February 27th, 2014

  • Gap’s 4th-quarter profit down 12.5 percent

    February 27, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, file photo, a shopper holds her purchases while shopping at a Gap factory store at the Citadel Outlets in Los Angeles. Gap Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes on Thursday, Feb. 27,...

  • Wyoming top in CO2 per person amid new regulations

    February 27, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Feb. 11, 2014 photo, steam rises from the stacks of Basin Electric’s Laramie River Station coal-fired power plant near Wheatland, Wyo. The House Minerals, Business and Economic Development Committee advanced a joint resolution Monday, Feb. 24,...

  • Panel OKs Plainville for 1st Mass. slots parlor

    February 27, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    This artist’s rendition released in Oct 2013 by Penn National Gaming shows the company’s casino at its proposed location in Plainville, Mass. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted by a 3-2 margin to offer a license to the company for the...

  • Audit faults New Mexico agency for mismanagement

    February 27, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A state audit on Thursday concluded Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration poorly managed federal Medicaid money and improperly handled fraud allegations against more than a dozen mental health providers, some of which have gone...

  • Police: Man gets electrocuted in Albuquerque

    February 27, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police in Albuquerque say a man is dead after climbing to the top of a power pole and getting electrocuted. Authorities say the man’s name wasn’t immediately known Thursday night. Police received a call from a homeowner...

  • Probation for ex-head of Alb Metro Crime Stoppers

    February 27, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The former chairman of Albuquerque Metro Crime Stoppers has pleaded guilty to drunken driving. Pat Davis was sentenced Thursday to six months of probation and ordered to have an interlock device put on his car. KOB-TV says Davis...

  • Belen man convicted in bank fraud, conspiracy case

    February 27, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Belen man has been convicted on bank fraud and conspiracy charges in New Mexico. Federal prosecutors say a jury found 35-year-old Raymundo Silva guilty Thursday after a four-day trial. Silva was acquitted on two other bank fraud...

  • New Mexico deal clears way for oil, gas drilling

    February 27, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico has brokered an agreement between the federal government and a state-run college that has the potential to open hundreds of thousands of acres in the San Juan Basin to oil and gas drilling and result in royalties for...

  • 2 charged in Albuquerque car bait shooting

    February 27, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man and woman Albuquerque police say shot at officers during an anti-car theft operation are facing a number of charges. Albuquerque police said 19-year-old Antonio Delgadillo-Loera and 18-year-old Maria Guadalupe-Cruz were...

  • Navajo Nation eyes treatment center for Gallup

    February 27, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — A Navajo Nation official says the tribe plans to eventually convert the current detox center in Gallup into an outpatient and residential treatment facility. The Gallup Independent http://bit.ly/1jl8YBA) reports that the aged facility...