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  • Judge refuses to dismiss newspaper lawsuit

    September 9, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this June 16, 2014, file photo, the Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret News newspaper boxes await customers, in Salt Lake City. A federal judge will consider a request Monda, Sept. 8, 2014, from Salt Lake City’s two daily newspapers to...

  • NY judge sentences ex-trader to 9 years in prison

    September 9, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Matthew Martoma, center left, leaves the courthouse hand-in-hand with wife Rosemary after Martoma, a former portfolio manager convicted of helping his firm earn more than a quarter-billion dollars illegally through insider trading, was sentenced to nine years...

  • Will Apple finally reveal its next big thing?

    September 9, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, file photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks on stage before a new product introduction in Cupertino, Calif. Apple is poised to reveal its next big thing Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, in a crucial attempt to prove its...

  • Despite struggles, Philadelphia opens new schools

    September 9, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Students arrive for school Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia opened three new public high schools Monday in an effort to show the troubled district is still trying to innovate despite the specter of massive layoffs. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)...

  • Regulations proposed for Times Square characters

    September 9, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this July 28, 2014 file photo, a person dressed as Elmo shakes hands with a boy in New York’s Times Square. City Councilman Andy King said Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, that he’s proposing legislation that would regulate Elmo, Minnie Mouse...

  • Las Cruces jury awards $67M in damages in lawsuit

    September 9, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Jurors have awarded a pacemaker patient more than $67 million in damages in a lawsuit. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1utrAnR) a 3rd Judicial District Court jury in Las Cruces on Monday found German pacemaker...

  • Gov. Susana Martinez reports $3.8M in campaign

    September 9, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic challenger Gary King has stepped up his fundraising in New Mexico’s race for governor, but Republican incumbent Susana Martinez maintains a large campaign cash advantage with voting set to start in about a month,...

  • Bethel couple claims Hot Lotto $11.7M jackpot

    September 9, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ROSEVILLE, Minn. (AP) — It’s a good thing Joe Meath got the Hot Lotto ticket out of his truck. It proved to be a multimillion-dollar jackpot winner. Meath and his wife, Rhonda Meath, of Bethel, claimed an $11.7 million Hot Lotto jackpot Monday. Joe...

  • Las Cruces City Council votes to hike minimum wage

    September 9, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The Las Cruces City Council has voted to raise the city’s minimum hourly wage to $10.10 by 2017. The issue would have gone on November’s ballot had the resolution not passed by a 4-3 vote Monday. The Las Cruces Sun-News...

  • Bernalillo County OKs decriminalize-pot question

    September 9, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Commissioners in New Mexico’s most populous county approved Monday a measure that would allow voters to voice their opinion on decriminalizing marijuana. In a 3-2 vote along party lines, Bernalillo County commissioners opted...