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  • US jobless claims at 6-year low, but hiring lags

    August 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, July 31, 2013, file photo, Americorps volunteer John Harris III, who is helping to coordinate a jobs fair program, fill up some documents for job seekers in Washington. The Labor Department reports on the number of Americans...

  • Retailers see slow start to back-to-school season

    August 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this July 31, 2013, photo, school uniforms by Izod are displayed at JC Penney in New York. Shoppers, worried about their finances, showed they were more interested in buying discounted summer merchandise in July than in picking up new fall clothing for...

  • Surging mining stocks end a slump on Wall Street

    August 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE -In this July 29, 2013, file photo, Trader John Santiago works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Solid Chinese trade data underpinned most global stock markets Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013 though Japanese shares underperformed for the second day...

  • Jury selection wraps up in NM murder case

    August 8, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — After nearly three weeks of questioning dozens of potential jurors, prosecutors and defense attorneys on Thursday chose nine women and three men to hear the case of an Arizona inmate who escaped from prison and is accused of killing...

  • Man gets 40-year sentence in NM restaurant killing

    August 8, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 26-year-old Salvadoran immigrant faces 40 years in prison for the accidental killing of a cook during a 2009 robbery of a Denny’s Restaurant in Albuquerque. Marvin Aguilar-Lopez was sentenced Wednesday on convictions for...

  • NM man with cut throat reports robbery attempt

    August 8, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Los Lunas police say a 48-year-old man’s throat was cut during what he reported as a robbery attempt at a car wash in the Valencia County community south of Albuquerque. Police say officers interviewed the man at a clinic...

  • Magistrate orders bond posted in NM horse slaughter case

    August 8, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A federal magistrate has ordered the animal rights groups that won a temporary ban on domestic horse slaughter to post a bond of nearly $500,000 as their legal challenge continues. U.S. Magistrate Robert Scott settled on the amount...

  • Judge upholds NM death row inmate’s sentence

    August 8, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A judge has upheld the death sentence for one of only two New Mexico death row inmates, a Farmington man condemned to die for a killing that occurred before New Mexico generally abolished the death penalty in 2009. District Judge...

  • Search expands for suspect and missing Calif. teen

    August 8, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    CORRECTS AGE OF CHRISTINA ANDERSON TO 42 – FILE – This composite photo provided by the San Diego Sheriff’s Department shows: James Lee Dimaggio, 40, left, Ethan Anderson, 8, and Hannah Anderson, 16, whose mother, Christina Anderson, 42, was...

  • Fla. man accused of killing wife, posting photo

    August 8, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    An unidentified woman looks through a fence near a murder scene, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, in Miami. Derek Medina, who authorities say fatally shot his wife — and apparently then posted a photo of her body on Facebook — turned himself in to police on...