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Archive for March 2nd, 2014

  • Buffett upbeat about future despite trailing S&P

    March 2, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this May 6, 2013 file photo, Warren Buffett smiles during a television interview in Omaha, Neb. Buffett released a positive annual letter Saturday, March 1, 2014. He told investors in the Omaha, Neb., based conglomerate that most of...

  • NYC eyes plans to prod taxis to take it slower

    March 2, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    New York City taxis pass New York’s Radio City Music Hall, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014. Under ambitious proposals that seek to get New York City cabs to slow down by taking the financial incentive out of speeding, black boxes inside cabs would shut the toll...

  • Bill to legalize scalping splits venues, brokers

    March 2, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, MARCH 1 – FILE- In this May 31, 2009, file photo fans enter Joe Louis Arena for Game 2 of the NHL Stanley Cup finals hockey series in Detroit. Repealing Michigan’s rarely enforced ban against scalping tickets is, on its face, an...

  • Odd couple at center of Russian helicopter inquiry

    March 2, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY, MARCH 2 AND THEREAFTER – FILE – This May 13, 2013 file photo shows a Mi-17 helicopter used by the Afghan Air Force at Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan. Yuri Borisov’s performance on a lucrative U.S. military contract was...

  • Odd couple at center of Russian helicopter inquiry

    March 2, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY, MARCH 2 AND THEREAFTER – FILE – This May 13, 2013 file photo shows a Mi-17 helicopter used by the Afghan Air Force at Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan. Yuri Borisov’s performance on a lucrative U.S. military contract was...

  • New Mexico GOP votes on primary candidates

    March 2, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Republican leaders have put more than one candidate on the primary election ballot in two contested races. More than 500 delegates voted Saturday afternoon for candidates in several federal and state races at the...

  • New Mexico youth ranch hit with 3rd lawsuit

    March 2, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A central New Mexico ranch for troubled youth became embroiled in a third lawsuit this week. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (http://bit.ly/1jIBlt0) the grandparents of a former participant in the Tierra Blanca Ranch High Country...

  • Rainy, windy weather finally hits dry New Mexico

    March 2, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Rain and snow finally came to drought-stricken New Mexico on Saturday, providing little relief to what has been a dismally dry winter. Light showers picked up across northern and western New Mexico after starting to trickle in the...

  • Man convicted in 2012 New Mexico bus stabbing

    March 2, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — A man has been convicted on charges in connection with the stabbing of two people on a Greyhound bus bound near Bent in 2012. The Alamogordo News reports (http://bit.ly/ME6Wjt) a jury in Otero County found Jason Jimenez guilty Friday...

  • Professor, 87, working on ‘Chicano Renaissance’

    March 2, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SILVER CITY, N.M. (AP) — “By and large, American Latinos are a mixed group of people,” is how Felipe Ortego opens his 22-paragraph entry into what is expected to become the most comprehensive encyclopedia on Latino issues. A seemingly simple...