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  • Mexico’s booming car industry selling unsafe cars

    November 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this image taken from a March 2013 video released by independent crash-test group Latin NCAP on Nov. 27, 2013, a Nissan model Tsuru vehicle with no airbags is crash-tested at Latin NCAP’s facilities in Landsberg am Lech, Germany.VMany international...

  • Ohio governor meets with evacuees in derailment

    November 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This Nov. 27, 2013 photo shows the west end of the CSX Corp. train yard in Willard, Ohio. Hundreds of homes were evacuated after a railcar, possibly damaged in a derailment, leaked flammable liquid in a rail yard. No injuries were reported. (AP Photo/The...

  • Nuke lab works on liquids scanner for airport use

    November 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Scientists at the Los Alamos National Laboratory are working to perfect a technology that could eliminate the need for travelers to toss their liquids when they go through airport security. A lab team has combined magnetic resonance...

  • Albuquerque tech center gets fed grant

    November 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The economic development arm of the University of New Mexico has received a $1.5 million federal grant for creating a new high-tech business district in downtown Albuquerque. U.S. Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich Wednesday...

  • Albuquerque set to settle police brutality suit

    November 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The lawyer for man who filed a police brutality lawsuit against Albuquerque police after his jaw was broken in an encounter with officers says the city has agreed to settle the case by paying him $60,000. Attorney Ryan Villa says an...

  • Albuquerque mayor wants e-cigs banned for teens

    November 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The mayor of Albuquerque wants the City Council to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors. Mayor Richard Berry says his office is crafting legislation he hopes the Council will introduce as early as next month. Berry made...

  • Valles Caldera to sell Christmas trees, permits

    November 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    JEMEZ SPRINGS, N.M. (AP) — Christmas trees and cutting permits will go on sale at the Valles Caldera National Preserve in northern New Mexico beginning Friday. People will be able to either cut their own tree or purchase a precut tree while supplies last....

  • Shoppers head out for Black Thursday

    November 28, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Shoppers line up for door busters deals outside of Bealls in Paris, Texas, during Grey Thursday shopping, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013. Breaking the tradition of the annual Black Friday shopping holiday, dozens of major retailers are open on Thanksgiving Day this...

  • China sends warplanes into air defense zone

    November 28, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    A Chinese man reads a newspaper which reports that U.S., Japan and South Korea sent flights through China’s newly declared maritime air defense zone, in Beijing, China Friday, Nov. 29, 2013. China said it sent warplanes into the air defense zone days...

  • Holiday shopping season begins on Thanksgiving

    November 28, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    People wait outside the American Eagle store for it to open at the Citadel Outlets on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, in Los Angeles. Instead of waiting for Black Friday, which is typically the year’s biggest shopping day, more than a dozen major retailers are...