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  • Tech issues block people from NJ online bet test

    November 21, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Joseph Brennen of Ventnor, NJ logs on to a Harrah’s online casino on his laptop from a highway rest area in Egg Harbor Township, NJ on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, the first day of a test of Internet gambling in New Jersey. Security software designed to...

  • Gov’t weighs permitting cellphone calls on planes

    November 21, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 31, 2013, file photo, a passenger checks her cell phone before a flight in Boston. Federal regulators said Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, that rules against making cellphone calls during airline flights are “outdated,” and...

  • Northern Dynasty CEO optimistic about Pebble

    November 21, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Ron Thiessen, president and chief executive officer of Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd., addresses the lunch crowd Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, in Anchorage, Alaska, during the annual Alaska Resources Conference, sponsored by the Resource Development Council....

  • Network of electric car chargers stalled in Calif.

    November 21, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Angie Vorhies leaves her Nissan Leaf electric vehicle charging station as she heads for shopping at a mall Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi) LOS ANGELES (AP) — A New Jersey energy company required by an unusual legal...

  • Wash. lawmakers negotiate transportation package

    November 21, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A large crowd sits in a state Senate hearing room during a work session on a proposed transportation package, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, in Olympia, Wash. The proposed $12.3 billion plan includes an 11 1/2-cent gas tax increase. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte)...

  • After mistaken landing, cargo pilot was confused

    November 21, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A Boeing 747 “Dreamlifter” takes off Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, the day after it mistakenly landed at Col. James Jabara Airport in Wichita, Kan. The jet landed Wednesday evening at the airport, about 8 miles (13 kilometers) north of its intended...

  • S&P 500 index is close to ‘Perfect 10′

    November 21, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, file photo, Specialist Jay Woods is reflected in a screen at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are on track for their best annual performance in a decade, with all ten industry groups in...

  • Judge says state can keep audit secret

    November 21, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The state can keep secret an audit that prompted it to freeze payments to providers of mental health and substance abuse treatment, a state district judge ruled Thursday. Judge Douglas Driggers rejected a request by the Las Cruces...

  • Explosive devices prompt evacuation in Albuquerque

    November 21, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Albuquerque Police Department’s bomb squad has destroyed two explosive devices that were found outside a state probation and parole office. The suspicious items were spotted Thursday outside the building along Monte Vista...

  • Obama nominates Martinez for US attorney post

    November 21, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — President Barack Obama has nominated an Albuquerque native as the next U.S. attorney for the district of New Mexico. U.S. Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich announced Obama’s selection of Damon Martinez on Thursday. The two...