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  • AP source: JPMorgan, gov’t settle all issues

    November 18, 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...

  • Maria Bartiromo leaving CNBC after 2 decades

    November 18, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this March 9, 2012 file photo, Maria Bartiromo attends The Third Annual DVF Awards held at the United Nations in New York. Bartiromo’s contract will end Nov. 24, concluding 20 years with CNBC, the channel said Monday, Nov. 18, 2013. (AP...

  • Pong played on Philly skyscraper nets world record

    November 18, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – Shown is the Cira Centre on Thursday, April 4, 2013, in Philadelphia. Drexel University professor Frank Lee, who played a supersized video game on the side of the building in April, now holds a Guinness world record for the feat. The building...

  • AP Photos: Prospectors seek fortune in legal pot

    November 18, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Angel Swanson poses in front of a display of glass pipes at her medical marijuana dispensary in Tacoma, Wash., on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Swanson was raised on the South Side of Chicago by a mother who warned: “If you see drugs, run. ”Decades later, the...

  • Rabid dog in Valencia County euthanized

    November 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Health officials have confirmed that a 6-month-old dog in Valencia County had rabies. The New Mexico Department of Health says the dog was euthanized after it was found to have rabies last week. Authorities say there were no known...

  • Wounded man dies after shooting in Albuquerque

    November 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say a gunshot victim has died after being found lying on the ground. Officer Simon Drobik says officers responding Sunday to a call of shots fired initially thought the man had passed out but then found he’d...

  • Identity released of NM officer who shot suspect

    November 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities have released the identity of an Albuquerque police officer who shot a man during a traffic stop after police say the suspect confronted the officer with a gun. The Albuquerque Police Department says Officer Peter Romero...

  • Gallup woman was homicide victim in Tucson area

    November 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — An Arizona sheriff’s detective says a New Mexico woman whose body was found in the desert near Tucson was a victim of a violent homicide. According to the Gallup Independent (http://bit.ly/z0cIwR ), the Pima County Sheriff’s...

  • NM man gets 14 years in prison for bank robberies

    November 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Moriarty man faces 14 years in prison after being sentenced Monday for two Albuquerque bank robberies. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for New Mexico says 47-year-old Georges Marius Hyatt also must served three years of...

  • State: 15 NM teachers get stipends for transfers

    November 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Education Secretary Hanna Skandera says the state is “off to a good start” with 15 teachers each approved to receive a $5,000 stipend for transferring from a top-graded school to a low-graded one. According to...