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  • Subscription sample boxes shake up beauty routines

    April 9, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    This undated publicity photo provided by Birchbox shows a typical monthly beauty sample shipment. Consumers can subscribe to companies like Birch Box to receive monthly shipments of beauty product samples. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Birchbox) CHICAGO (AP) —...

  • US senator joins critics of federal cattle roundup

    April 9, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Rancher Derrel Spencer speaks during a rally in support of Cliven Bundy near Bunkerville Nev. Monday, April 7, 2014, 2014. The Bureau of Land Management has begun to round up what they call “trespass cattle” that rancher Cliven Bundy has been...

  • Gleaming new federal courthouse opening in Utah

    April 9, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    Members of the media tour the new Salt Lake City Federal Courthouse Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Federal court cases playing out in Utah will soon have a glossier, more modern setting. Officials on Wednesday are celebrating the opening of a new federal...

  • Man paralyzed in derailment forgives train driver

    April 9, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    \ Samuel Rivera of Ossining, N.Y., speaks with reporters Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in White Plains, N.Y., about the injuries he received in a Dec. 1, 2013, Metro-North Railroad derailment. Rivera, a Metro-North Railroad mechanic, says he was paralyzed in the...

  • 4 people stabbed at Canada office building

    April 9, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Toronto police’s forensic unit arrives at an office building following a stabbing in Toronto, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. A man stabbed four of his colleagues at a Toronto office building before being subdued, police said Wednesday. (AP Photo/The Canadian...

  • Online school disagrees with attorney general

    April 9, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — An official with a Farmington online school disagrees with a legal opinion by Attorney General Gary King that says the public charter school wrongly contracted with a private company to manage it. New Mexico Virtual Academy governing...

  • Uncut diamond stolen from NM museum

    April 9, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police are searching for a thief who took a diamond from a secure case inside the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science. Museum officials say the uncut 3-carat diamond was taken from the museum’s volcano...

  • New Mexico attorney general backs fishing access

    April 9, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Landowners can’t stop New Mexico sportsmen from fishing in a stream that crosses private property if the fisherman is wading or standing in the water rather than trespassing on adjacent land, Attorney General Gary King said...

  • 3 Albuquerque officers disciplined in Varela case

    April 9, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Three more Albuquerque police officers have been disciplined for their handling of a child abuse call involving 9-year-old Omaree Varela. The police department has issued letters of suspension to Officer Jennifer Jara and Lt....

  • Ex-jail captain in New Mexico indicted in sex case

    April 9, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a former captain at a New Mexico jail has been indicted for alleged sexual assaults of female inmates. Federal prosecutors say 70-year-old John Greene is accused of violating the civil rights of three different...