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  • Red Sox will shave beards for promotion

    November 1, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz applauds after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 6 of baseball’s World Series Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, in Boston. The Red Sox won 6-1 to win the series. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) BOSTON (AP) —...

  • Thousands of fliers delayed after LAX shooting

    November 1, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    People exit Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. A man pulled a rifle from a bag and shot his way past a security checkpoint at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday, killing one Transportation Security Administration...

  • Berkshire Hathaway’s profit jumps 29 percent

    November 1, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Monday, May 6, 2013, file photo, Warren Buffett smiles during an interview with Liz Claman of the Fox Business Network in Omaha, Neb. The Berkshire Hathaway company reports quarterly earnings on Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Nati...

  • Stocks start November on a positive note

    November 1, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 31, 2013, file photo, Trader Jeffrey Vazquez works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Stock futures are heading lower after U.S. policy makers said they would maintain a massive economic stimulus program. (AP Photo/Richard...

  • Shutdown slows _ but doesn’t halt _ US car demand

    November 1, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, file photo, Chevy trucks line the lot of a dealer in Murrysville, Pa. Chrysler says its October U.S. sales rose 11 percent from a year ago, a sign that the auto industry recovered from a slow September. All...

  • Compact crossover SUV sales booming in US

    November 1, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 photo, Kirk Schneider, who owns Nate Wade Subaru in Salt Lake City, stands by a Subaru Forester at his dealership, in Salt Lake City. Subaru introduced the reworked Forester in the spring. It’s bigger inside and gets better gas...

  • NM judge affirms Navajo Nation water settlement

    November 1, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A state judge has affirmed the settlement of the Navajo Nation’s rights to water from the San Juan River basin. Judge James Wechsler, who is overseeing the case in San Juan County, initially ruled in August that the settlement...

  • Republican named to vacant NM legislative seat

    November 1, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Republican Vickie Perea of Los Lunas was named Friday by GOP Gov. Susana Martinez to fill a vacancy in the Legislature that had been held by a Democrat. Perea succeeds Democrat Stephen Easley of Santa Fe, who died in August. The House...

  • New charges against governor’s ex-campaign staffer

    November 1, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former campaign manager for New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez faces additional charges of lying to federal agents investigating the hijacking of the campaign’s email system after the governor took office. A new indictment adds...

  • Bernalillo County man dies from the plague

    November 1, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Department of Health says an 80-year-old Bernalillo County man has died from the plague. It’s the fourth human case of the plague this year in the state. Authorities say an environmental investigation will be done...