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  • Chinese ships evacuate workers after Vietnam riots

    May 20, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    CORRECTS SPELLING OF VIETNAM- A ship carrying Chinese workers leaves Vung Ang port, Ha Tinh province, Vietnam Monday, May 19, 2014. Watched over by riot police, hundreds of Chinese workers left Vietnam on Monday on ships chartered by their government after...

  • Appeals court won’t rehear BP settlement issue

    May 20, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, April 21, 2010 file photo, oil can be seen in the Gulf of Mexico, more than 50 miles southeast of Venice on Louisiana’s tip, as a large plume of smoke rises from fires on BP’s Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig. A...

  • Plans in works for agricultural museum in Michigan

    May 20, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    This image provided by the Agricultural Awareness & Preservation Museum shows an artist rendering of the proposed new agricultural museum in Blissfield, Mich. Rhode Island-based architect Friedrich St. Florian, who designed the World War II Memorial in...

  • Brown: California at ‘epicenter’ of climate change

    May 20, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Richard Gray, left, joins others in a demonstration calling on Gov. Jerry Brown to end hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas, outside the auditorium where Brown spoke about climate change at the University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural...

  • Bollore unveils Indianapolis electric car station

    May 20, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Electric cars known as Bluecars are lined up in downtown Indianapolis at a car-charging station that debuted on Monday, May 19, 2014, and is part of an electric car-sharing service coming to Indiana’s capital. French company Bollore Group is investing...

  • Obama to designate Organ Mountains as landmark

    May 20, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    This undated photo provided by Organ Mountains Desert Peaks National Monument shows the landscape at the Organ Mountain Desert Peaks National Monument, near Las Cruces, N.M. Following a nearly decade-long campaign to gain protection for the Organ Mountains in...

  • Dixon’s Apple Orchard dispute resolved

    May 20, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The legal mess that resulted after a historic northern New Mexico apple orchard was destroyed by wildfire and flooding in 2011 has been resolved. According to a deal finalized Monday, former orchard operators Jim and Becky Mullane will...

  • Proposed marijuana rules would add, increase fees

    May 20, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New rules proposed by state officials would require New Mexico’s 11,000 medical marijuana users to pay a new $50 fee annually to renew their state registry cards and also triple some producers’ annual license fees to up...

  • Hobbs man arrested in fatal shooting

    May 20, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — A Hobbs man is accused of fatally shooting another man during a fight. Police say 61-year-old Enrique Carmona was arrested in the shooting death Sunday of 27-year-old Jose Mesa. A police spokesman says he doesn’t know whether...

  • FBI: Woman’s body found in ditch in Shiprock

    May 20, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SHIPROCK, N.M. (AP) — Authorities are trying to identify a young woman whose body was found in a ditch in northwestern New Mexico. The FBI says it and the Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety are investigating the death of the woman whose body was found...