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  • Orr outlines Detroit bankruptcy plan to lawmakers

    April 29, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr, center, talks to reporters outside the Governor’s office at the Michigan Capitol in Lansing, Mich., Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Orr made his first pitch of the city’s debt-cutting plan to lawmakers Tuesday and planned...

  • Apple versus Samsung case goes to California jury

    April 29, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Apple attorneys Harold McElhinny, left, and William Lee, walk with others to a federal courthouse in San Jose, Calif., Monday, April 28, 2014. Dueling expert witnesses were called back to the stand Monday in a San Jose federal courtroom to discuss whether the...

  • UnitedHealth, Snyder: 75 jobs head for Southfield

    April 29, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Stephen Hemsley, president and CEO of Minnesota-based UnitedHealth Group, announces 75 jobs are being created within the company’s subsidiary, Optum, which works in health care services and technology support, in Southfield, Mich., Tuesday, April 29, 2014....

  • Employee opens fire at FedEx sorting center

    April 29, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    Cobb County Police automobiles are shown at the entrance to the Airport Road FedEx facility after an early morning shooting Tuesday April 29, 2014, in Kennesaw, Ga. A shooter opened fire at a FedEx center wounding at least six people before police swarmed the...

  • US sanctions raise concerns for foreign investors

    April 29, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Friday, Oct. 11, 2013 file photo CEO of state-controlled Russian oil company Rosneft Igor Sechin commissions new equipment at the Rosneft oil refinery in the Black Sea port of Tuapse, southern Russia. The U.S. Department of the Treasury...

  • Mom of teenage boy accused of murder is arrested

    April 29, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    LOS LUNAS, N.M. (AP) — The mother of a New Mexico teenager accused of murder has been arrested for not doing enough to help her troubled son. Albuquerque TV station KRQE reports (http://bit.ly/1rCW7Ms) that 38-year-old Loretta Villalobos has been booked...

  • NM considers permit changes for uranium mill

    April 29, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — State regulators on Tuesday began considering changes to a permit that governs how a mining company cleans up contamination at a former uranium mill in western New Mexico. The plan by Homestake Mining Co. of California calls for...

  • Santa Fe mayor revises plaza traffic-ban proposal

    April 29, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe Mayor Javier Gonzales is revising his proposal to close the northern New Mexico’s historic downtown plaza to vehicular traffic. That’s as the proposal draws a cool response from a City Council committee. Gonzales...

  • Silver City newspaper reopens

    April 29, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SILVER CITY, N.M. (AP) — A day after the Silver City Daily Press was set to close, the newspaper Tuesday announced it will continue operations under new ownership. An announcement on the newspaper’s website Tuesday says the family-owned Silver City...

  • Governor asks Obama to protect missile range

    April 29, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez is asking President Barack Obama and U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to make sure that a proposed transmission line between Arizona and New Mexico doesn’t hurt the Army’s White Sands Missile...