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  • Utah chairlift plan would link 7 ski resorts

    March 20, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Nov. 23, 2013, file photo, shows skiers and snowboarders on a lift at Park City Mountain Resort, in Park City, Utah. A coalition of Utah ski resort managers from Alta Ski Area, Brighton Resort, Canyons Resort, Deer Valley Resort, Park City...

  • 2 congressmen seek momentum to build new reservoir

    March 20, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Peterson Road is seen in the the Sites Valley, the location of a proposed reservoir, near Maxwell, Calif, Wednesday March, 19, 2014. In a show of bipartisanship, Democratic Rep. John Garamendi and Republican Rep. Doug LaMalfa proposed legislation Wednesday,...

  • Mobile devices add allure to March Madness at work

    March 20, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    This undated photo provided by Dish shows a frame grab from the company’s commercial where a Kanagroo watches NCAA basketball action on a tablet. Dish Network Corp. started running new ads Tuesday March, 19, 2014, that tout how well its Hopper digital...

  • Rescue lenders: Greece ‘beginning to stabilize’

    March 20, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Protesters chant anti-austerity slogans during a rally in the northern Greek port city of Thessaloniki, on Wednesday, March 19, 2014. Greek civil servants, including hospital and teaching staff, have started a two-day strike against austerity measures imposed...

  • Fed clarifies guidance on short-term rates

    March 20, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    A television screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s first news conference, in Washington D.C., Wednesday, March 19, 2014. The Federal Reserve is seeking to clarify when it might start to raise...

  • Oprah gives Starbucks tea a celebrity shot

    March 20, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Howard Schultz, chairman and CEO of Starbucks Coffee Company, talks about Starbucks’ Teavana tea products, Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at the company’s annual shareholders meeting in Seattle. Schultz says growth in the tea market is a key part of...

  • Democrat staying in state treasurer’s race

    March 20, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The secretary of state’s office says former Bernalillo County Treasurer Patrick Padilla has secured a place on the June primary ballot as a Democratic candidate for state treasurer. Padilla turned in additional nominating...

  • Conviction overturned because of video testimony

    March 20, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The state Court of Appeals has overturned the second-degree murder conviction of an Albuquerque man for killing a 65-year-old woman who traveled to New Mexico to start writing a book. The court ruled Monday that Bruce Schwartz’...

  • Las Cruces woman accused of shaking her baby son

    March 20, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES. N.M. (AP) — A Las Cruces woman has been arrested for allegedly shaking her infant son and causing him to be hospitalized. Las Cruces police say 22-year-old Marisela Beltran is being held on suspicion of intentional child abuse. They say...

  • Air quality alert issued for Albuquerque area

    March 20, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A health alert issued Wednesday for the Albuquerque area warns of unhealthy levels of particulates from smoke and dust. The alert runs through 1 p.m. MDT. The city Environment Department advises people with heart or lung disease,...