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  • Murdoch divorce proceeding nearly final

    November 20, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 24, 2013 file photo, Rupert Murdoch, right, and wife Wendi Deng Murdoch arrive at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre, in Los Angeles. Murdoch’s divorce from his wife of 14 years, Wendi Deng Murdoch, is nearly final and the sides are...

  • Argentina’s feared Commerce Secretary Moreno quits

    November 20, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this June 12, 2012 file photo, Argentina’s Commerce Secretary Guillermo Moreno attends a ceremony at the government house in Buenos Aires, Argentina. President Cristina Fernandez accepted Moreno’s resignation on Tuesday, Nov. 19,...

  • JPMorgan, gov’t reach $13B deal on mortgage bonds

    November 20, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – The JPMorgan Chase & Co. logo is displayed at their headquarters in New York, in this Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, file photo. A person close to the talks says the Justice Department and JPMorgan Chase & Co. have reached agreement on all issues...

  • J&J to pay $2.5B to settle hip replacement suits

    November 20, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This file photo made July 19, 2002, shows the Johnson & Johnson corporate headquarters in New Brunswick, N.J. Johnson & Johnson said Tuesday, Noov. 19, 2013, it will pay $2.5 billion to settle thousands of lawsuits brought by hip...

  • NM utility unveils newest solar energy center

    November 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LOS LUNAS, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s largest electric utility has unveiled its newest solar power plant. PNM says the Manzano Solar Energy Center in Los Lunas spans 60 acres and consists of 108,000 panels that are capable of producing enough...

  • NM woman dies after falling from moving truck

    November 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Santa Fe man is facing a homicide charge after his girlfriend fell from his moving truck and later died from her injuries. Police say the accident happened Monday along Esplendor Street. Investigators are trying to determine if...

  • NM official’s fraud hearing opened to public

    November 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Facing a challenge from media outlets, a New Mexico district judge on Tuesday reversed his order to close a preliminary hearing on fraud charges against a Torrance County official and a contractor. District Court Judge Kenneth...

  • NM gov proposes investment in water infrastructure

    November 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez on Tuesday unveiled a $112 million proposal that she said would give the state greater security when it comes to drinking water resources. The amount the governor has proposed to invest in water...

  • Arizona man faces federal child porn charges in NM

    November 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — An Arizona man is facing federal charges in connection with an investigation into child pornography in New Mexico. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the district of New Mexico says 19-year-old Noah John Carney of Phoenix made his...

  • Judge to review audit for possible disclosure

    November 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A state district court judge agreed Tuesday to review an audit of behavioral health providers to determine what parts the state can continue to keep confidential or must disclose in response to a lawsuit by a government watchdog group....