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  • Greek government survives no confidence motion

    November 10, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    People gather outside Greece’s Parliament in central Athens in support of an opposition motion of no confidence against the government, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013. Parliament is to vote on the motion after midnight Sunday and the government is expected to...

  • Intuit chooses finalists for Super Bowl ad contest

    November 10, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Goldie Blox, Calif., maker of construction toys aimed at girls, is one of four finalists in the Small Business Big Game competition sponsored by Intuit to win a commercial during the Super Bowl, on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 in Oakland, Calif. (Photo by Alison...

  • Silicon Valley tank collection heading east

    November 10, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    \ Jerry Rivard, a mechanic with the Collings Foundation, sits inside a Saladin tank from the United Kingdom at the Military Vehicle Technology Foundation in Portola Valley, Calif., Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. Administrators of an extensive historic military...

  • Cover Oregon clings to grand vision despite delays

    November 10, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Nov. 1, 2013 file photo, Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber discusses problems with the website for Cover Oregon, the state’s health insurance exchange, during a news conference in Portland, Ore. More than a month after Cover Oregon was supposed to...

  • Astrodome may see 1 last inning after ‘no’ vote

    November 10, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 5, 2013 file photo, Sally Allen makes a face as she waits with others during a “Save the Dome” election results party, in Houston. Voters rejected what county officials had touted as the only way to save the prized dome...

  • Wary Congress eyes fresh sanctions against Iran

    November 10, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    \ U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry steps aboard his aircraft in Geneva, Switzerland, Sunday Nov. 10, 2013. Nuclear talks with Iran have failed to reach agreement, but Kerry said differences between Tehran and six world powers made “significant...

  • Ex ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ says he’s a changed man

    November 10, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this undated photo provided by jordanbelfort.com, Jordan Belfort is shown. Although he insists that he’s given up lying and despite a recent fuss over his finances, isn’t hiding his money, the notorious stock swindler may never have stopped...

  • NM county’s investments probed by state officials

    November 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The State Securities Division has launched an inquiry into Bernalillo County’s investment practices. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1aMI0R8 ) the agency is trying to determine if a turnover of the...

  • New Mexico ski season set to begin Saturday

    November 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    VADITO, N.M. (AP) — Ski season in New Mexico is about to get underway. The lifts at Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort in northern New Mexico will begin turning next Saturday, marking the earliest opening in the resort’s more than 60-year history. George...

  • Former NM GOP chairman John Dendahl dies

    November 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — John Dendahl, who led the Republican Party of New Mexico for nearly a decade and was known for his fearless challenges of Democrats, has died. He was 75. Family and friends said Dendahl died Saturday in a Colorado hospital from...