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Archive for March 15th, 2014

  • Review blasts NY railroad after fatal derailment

    March 15, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-CT, left, and U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-NY, comment on a report by the Federal Railroad Administration about the Metro-North Railroad, at the information booth in New York’s Grand Central Terminal, Friday, March 14,...

  • Trump says he’s not running for New York governor

    March 15, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, March 6, 2014, file photo, Donald Trump addresses the Conservative Political Action Committee annual conference in National Harbor, Md. Real estate mogul Trump says he is not running for governor of New York. Trump said on...

  • Senate Finance committee advances gas line bill

    March 15, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Senate Finance Committee co-chairs Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, left, and Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, listen to administration officials during a hearing in which the committee advanced a major gas line bill on Friday, March 14, 2014, in Juneau, Alaska. (AP...

  • Obama’s promise to review deportations has risks

    March 15, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson prepares to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 13, 2014, to outline President Barack Obama’s FY2015 budget requests to the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. (AP Photo/J....

  • Michelle Obama: Cooking at home has its advantages

    March 15, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    First lady Michelle Obama speaks at the Building a Healthier Future Summit in Washington, Friday, March 14, 2014. The event brings together leaders from the private, nonprofit, government and academic sectors to address the childhood obesity epidemic. (AP...

  • New Mexico House speaker’s challenger withdraws

    March 15, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — House Speaker W. Ken Martinez is in line to run unopposed for re-election after a potential challenger withdrew. Bluewater Democrat Nicole Lee Shult said Friday in a statement that she pulled out of the race because she had intended to...

  • Sunland peanut plant to be auctioned next week

    March 15, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    PORTALES, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico peanut-butter processing plant that went bankrupt after a salmonella outbreak shuttered its operations and prompted a nationwide recall last year is headed to the auction block. The reserve price for all bidders in...

  • Officer fired after minivan shooting not returning

    March 15, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico State Police officer who was fired after shooting at a minivan full of children near Taos will not get his old job back despite a new agreement, a state official said Friday. Elias Montoya, who wanted to return to his...

  • State police to review neighbor shooting

    March 15, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Police will investigate the shooting death of a black Iraq War veteran by his Albuquerque neighbor after complaints by civil rights groups, the agency announced Thursday. In a statement, state police said it has...

  • Albuquerque school district fires police chief

    March 15, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Albuquerque public school district has fired the head of its police force and the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department confirms that it’s now conducting a related criminal investigation. The district board decided...