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  • Sony: PlayStation back online after 3-day outage

    December 29, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- This March 8, 2012 file photo shows attendees walking past the Sony PlayStation PS Vita console on display in the Sony PlayStation booth at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. Sony says its PlayStation Network is back online after three...

  • New tourism director hopes to work with colleges

    December 29, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014 New Hampshire’s new director of travel and tourism, Victoria Cimino poses in her office in Concord, N.H. Happy to be back in New Hampshire, Cimino also wants to return to school, in a sense, by working with...

  • Key decisions on drones likely from Congress

    December 29, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Feb. 13, 2014, file photo, shows a rescue drone flown by Box Elder County Sheriff’s Office during a demonstration in Brigham City, Utah. The Obama administration is on the verge of proposing long-awaited rules for commercial drone...

  • In 83 speeches, senator pushes for climate change

    December 29, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 9, 2014 file photo, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI). left, talks about rising sea levels with Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) in a bayfront neighborhood of Miami Beach, Fla., that in recent years frequently was flooded by seasonal high tides....

  • Residents alarmed as Coast Guard changes foghorns

    December 29, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Monday, Dec. 22, 2014 photo, a lobster boat passes by the Goat Island Light at Cape Porpoise in Kennebunkport, Maine. Earlier this year the Coast Guard replaced the lighthouse’s old foghorn at the with an on-demand foghorn that mariners can...

  • Man arrested for DWI after fleeing checkpoint

    December 29, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a driver has been arrested on suspicion of DWI after fleeing a police checkpoint, crashing the vehicle and injuring three passengers. Officials with the Albuquerque Police Department say the incident occurred...

  • Las Cruces businesses prepare for minimum wage increase

    December 29, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — While New Mexico lawmakers continue to debate increases to the state’s minimum wage, some cities are pushing ahead and already have wages that are higher than the minimum. Business owners in Las Cruces are preparing for a...

  • Noroviruses on the rise in New Mexico

    December 29, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Noroviruses are on the rise in New Mexico with suspected or confirmed cases nearly doubling in the state in 2014, according to health officials. There have been 49 suspected or confirmed norovirus outbreaks in New Mexico this year,...

  • Gala to kick off Martinez inauguration celebration

    December 29, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez will be kicking off her inauguration celebration with a gala in Las Cruces. The event will be Sunday evening at the Pan American Center on the New Mexico State University campus. The governor is expected to...

  • Albuquerque BioPark Zoo mourns loss of ocelot

    December 29, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Albuquerque BioPark Zoo is mourning the death of one of its animals. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1wSJpQd) that Beamer, a 20-year-old male ocelot, had to be euthanized Tuesday. Zoo officials say the feline had...