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  • Fort Drum powered by wood in renewable energy push

    November 24, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Nov. 12, 2014 photo, a tractor-trailer loaded with wood chips is lifted and the chips dumped into a hopper at the ReEnergy biomass power plant at Fort Drum, N.Y. The biomass power plant is part of a military-wide initiative to put green energy systems...

  • Does bad behavior really hurt business?

    November 24, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this March 27, 2014 file photo, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaks with reporters after giving a press briefing on the intersection of cloud and mobile computing, in San Francisco. At an October conference celebrating women in computing,...

  • Health care M&A leads global deal surge

    November 24, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 photo, Merck scientist Janet Lineberger conducts research to discover new HIV drugs in West Point, Pa. The health care industry has announced about $438 billion worth of mergers and acquisitions worldwide so far, about 14...

  • UK police: up to 5 terror plots foiled this year

    November 24, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, May 23, 2013 file photo, the Commissioner of the London Metropolitan Police Bernard Hogan-Howe leaves 10 Downing Street in London, following a meeting of Cobra. The head of London’s police force says as many as five terror...

  • UNM students killed in collision with stolen truck

    November 24, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The University of New Mexico is mourning the loss of two students and the injuries of two others after a truck that was reported stolen slammed into the car they were in, a school official said Sunday. Two of the students involved...

  • Motorcyclist killed after collision in Belen

    November 24, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    BELEN, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Police say a 16-year-old boy has died after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a vehicle in Belen. Authorities say a motorcycle driven by Tanner Wooley hit the passenger side of a car at the intersection of Third...

  • New Mexico man among 32 new Rhodes Scholars

    November 24, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man whose passions are pediatric oncology and researching cancer cell growth is among the 32 American students selected as the newest U.S. Rhodes Scholars. Peter N. Kalugin, of Albuquerque, will use the scholarship to...

  • 1 dead, 1 in custody in Raton shooting

    November 24, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    RATON, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say they have arrested a man suspected of fatally shooting another man in a Raton neighborhood. Police say officers responding to calls of shots fired shortly before noon Saturday found the victim with multiple gunshot wounds....

  • Autopsy reports in Las Cruces plane crash released

    November 24, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Four people killed in an air ambulance crash west of Las Cruces in August died from a combination of burns, smoke inhalation and blunt force trauma, according to autopsy reports. The Las Cruces Sun-News reported...

  • EPA says Farmington plant violating law

    November 24, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Farmington officials are disputing the Environmental Protection Agency’s claim that a local power plant violated water pollution laws. The Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/1zaxFql) that the EPA said Friday that the agency is...