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  • Budget peace breaks out _ after Boehner tough talk

    December 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. speaks about the pending bipartisan budget compromise struck by House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Senate Budget Committee Chair Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, during...

  • APNewsBreak: Western governors show wildlife maps

    December 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A sample of a new, high-tech wildlife habitat mapping project the Western Governors Association plans to unveil in Las Vegas on Thursday Dec. 12, 2013 is pictured in this photo taken on a computer at the Nevada Department of Wildlife in Reno on Nov. 21, 2013....

  • Labor group sees progress at major Apple supplier

    December 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A woman walks by a banner advertising iPhone 5c at a subway station in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013. A Seoul court rejected Samsung’s claim that iPhone and iPad models violated three of its patents, another setback for the South Korean...

  • Holiday shopping spree not for everyone

    December 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, file photo, a customer places a boot back in the shoe section of the Macy’s Herald Square flagship store, in New York. The National Retail Federation estimates that sales over the four-day 2013 holiday...

  • Consumers’ big purchases lift hopes for US economy

    December 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, photo, a shopper takes a selfie as crowds pour into the Macy’s Herald Square flagship store in New York. The government reports on sales at U.S. retailers in November on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013. (AP...

  • US stocks fall for a third straight day

    December 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Trader Andrew Silverman, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013. Lower U.S. stock prices on Thursday set up investors for what would be their third day in a row of declines. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) The stock market...

  • 15 Albuquerque men indicted for drug trafficking

    December 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say 15 Albuquerque men have been indicted on federal drug trafficking charges in Bernalillo and Santa Fe counties. The 15-count superseding indictment was unsealed Thursday following an early morning multi-agency law...

  • Fallen NM sheriff’s sergeant honored at memorial

    December 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — Family, friends and law enforcement officers from across the state gathered Thursday to honor a Sandoval County sheriff’s sergeant who died after being struck by a vehicle during a snow storm. Sgt. Robert Baron’s memorial...

  • Judge to consider evidence in NM right-to-die case

    December 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — It could be a month before a ruling is issued in a challenge against New Mexico’s assisted suicide law. State District Judge Nan Nash said she has a lot of information to consider after hearing closing arguments Thursday. Two...

  • NM senators seek protections for Organ Mountains

    December 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich on Thursday reignited a decade-old effort to seek federal protections for a mountain range that borders one of the state’s largest cities as well as other scenic areas in Dona Ana...