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  • Hickenlooper: Legislation on fracking crucial

    August 7, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Utah Gov. Gary Herbert gestures, as Colo. Governor John Hickenlooper sits at left, during a forum session at the Rocky Mountain Energy Summit, in Denver, Wednesday Aug. 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley) DENVER (AP) — Gov. John Hickenlooper said Wednesday...

  • Report: Russia to block US agricultural imports

    August 7, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with local officials in Voronezh, Russia, Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014. Putin says he has ordered the government to develop measures in response to Western sanctions. In a meeting with state officials in the city of...

  • Judge: town & local group can join casino lawsuit

    August 7, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Monday, Aug. 4, 2014 photo, the unfinished community center sits on the Aquinnah Wampanoag reservation in Aquinnah, Mass., on Marthas Vineyard. The tribe proposes turning the building into a gambling hall with bingo and poker-style electronic games....

  • Ethical issue: Who gets experimental Ebola drug?

    August 7, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    This Aug. 5, 2014 photo shows the entrance to Kentucky Bioprocessing in Owensboro, Ky. Kentucky Bioprocessing has the ability to be a supplier of ZMapp, a drug aimed at boosting the immune system’s efforts to fight off Ebola and is made from antibodies...

  • Expert wants to help nab Russian password thieves

    August 7, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Chief Information Security Officer Alex Holden of Hold Security, LLC appears during the Black Hat USA 2014 cyber security conference on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Las Vegas. Russian hackers have stolen 1.2 billion user names and passwords in a series of...

  • Roswell football star makes mark on UNM team

    August 7, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — On a fall afternoon some two years ago, David Anaya approached a stranger in the University Stadium parking lot. Being relatively new in town, the University of New Mexico walk-on freshman football player from Roswell asked the man...

  • High court sets hearing in campaign dispute

    August 7, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s highest court plans a hearing later this month on a lawsuit by Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gary King in a dispute over campaign contributions. At issue in the case before the state Supreme Court is a state law...

  • Governor provides emergency aid for flooding

    August 7, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez has issued an executive order that provides up to $750,000 in emergency aid to help deal with recent flooding. The emergency declaration on Wednesday also authorizes the use of National Guard troops if needed to...

  • Auditor finds charter school contracting problems

    August 7, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Two Albuquerque charter schools have paid more than $1 million to a private company owned by the schools’ top administrator and another school official, according to a financial review by the state auditor’s office released...

  • New Mexico woman sues employer over medical pot

    August 7, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico physician’s assistant who also is a medical marijuana patient says one of the state’s largest health care providers violated her rights when it fired her following a positive drug test. Donna Smith is the...