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Author archives: Andrew Poetner

  • Small companies power ahead with big gains

    August 11, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This undated image provided by SunPower Corp. shows the company’s solar power development under construction, co-located in Los Angeles and Kern Counties in California Companies like SunPower, Entravision Communications, a Spanish-language media...

  • Pentagon reiterates opposition to power project

    August 11, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Defense has reiterated its opposition to a plan to build a $1.2 billion electric transmission system in New Mexico. The defense agency had warned earlier this year that a 45-mile stretch of the proposed...

  • Ex-school site’s owner loses court battle

    August 11, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A judge has ordered the owner of the former St. Catherine Indian School in Santa Fe to secure the historic buildings there and address their structural integrity. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (http://bit.ly/13cnTJj) that the city...

  • Mesilla officials to mull 2 key appointments

    August 11, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The Mesilla board of trustees on Monday will consider filling two key positions on the town staff. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://bit.ly/1bmMUBA) that the board could appoint a new marshal and select at least an interim town...

  • Estancia woman suspected of killing husband

    August 11, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ESTANCIA, N.M. (AP) — An Estancia woman suspected of fatally stabbing her husband has been arrested. The New Mexico Department of Public Safety says 48-year-old Kimberly Peterson was booked at the Torrance County Detention Facility on suspicion of murder....

  • Applicants to medical pot program rarely rejected

    August 11, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — People applying to become part of New Mexico’s 6-year-old medical marijuana program are seldom rejected. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/19krLLf) that of the 12,977 applications submitted to the New Mexico...

  • Michele dedicates Teen Choice Award to Monteith

    August 11, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    Actress Lea Michele speaks on stage at the Teen Choice Awards at the Gibson Amphitheater on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP) Lea Michele made her first public appearance following the death of her co-star and...

  • Dufner beats Furyk at PGA for 1st major title

    August 11, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Jason Dufner kisses the Wanamaker Trophy after winning the PGA Championship golf tournament at Oak Hill Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013, in Pittsford, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Equipped with a two-shot lead at the turn, still...

  • Father kills son, himself at YWCA offices in NH

    August 11, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Police assemble outside the YWCA Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013 in Manchester, N.H. The state attorney general’s office said Muni Savyon, 54, of Manchester used a handgun to fatally shoot his son Joshua Savyon, 9, of Amherst, N.H., before fatally shooting...

  • Typhoon batters Philippines; 23 fishermen missing

    August 11, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    A Filipino worker folds a billboard ad that shows Antonio Spurs Tony Parker as people brace for Typhoon Utor in Manila, Philippines on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013. More than 3,000 passengers were stranded on piers in the northeastern Philippines Sunday, as the...