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  • NM couple plead guilty in federal funds case

    August 8, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former Taos County Housing Authority executive and her husband face possible prison time after pleading guilty to conspiracy under plea bargains in a case involving theft of federal housing funds. Prosecution and defense attorneys...

  • Police: Man wanted in NM beheading attempt caught

    August 8, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A man who police say tried to behead a New Mexico man with garden shears has been arrested in Texas. The Roswell Daily Record reports (http://bit.ly/13MPnjs) that 34-year-old Elias Singleton was taken into custody by Lubbock police...

  • Rio Grande bird hunting restriction may be lifted

    August 8, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Jim Bates didn’t know he was doing something illegal. He and many other sportsmen had long hunted along the banks of the Rio Grande, bringing home the dove, quail and waterfowl drawn to the water. There were “no...

  • Family insurance in jeopardy at small companies

    August 8, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments Off

    In this July 23, 2013 photo, Mike Shoop, owner of a debt collection agency, sits for a portrait inside his office at Professional Finance Company, in Greeley, Colo. Shoop says his company may have to cut back on coverage for employees if they can’t afford...

  • Write-in pulls comeback in Detroit mayoral primary

    August 8, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Detroit mayoral write-in candidate Mike Duggan takes the stage to celebrate with excited supporters after favorable primary election results during a party at the Atheneum Hotel in Detroit on Tuesday Aug. 6, 2013. Duggan, a former county official who led a...

  • Freddie Mac earns $5 billion in second quarter

    August 8, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Tuesday, July 30, 2013, file photo, A home is seen for sale Tuesday, July 30, 2013 in Gilbert, Ariz. Freddie Mac reports quarterly earnings on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Matt York) WASHINGTON (AP) — Freddie Mac earned $5 billion...

  • US consumer borrowing rose $13.8 billion in June

    August 8, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Wednesday, June 12, 2013 file photo, Jani McAllister browses through a sales rack outside Festivity, a boutique in Virginia Highlands, in Atlanta. The Federal Reserve reports how much consumers borrowed in June on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013. (AP...

  • Eyebrow waxing and cafe lattes at the drugstore?

    August 8, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments Off

    This Wednesday, May 15, 2013, photo, shows frozen yogurt machines at the Walgreens flagship store in the Empire State Building, in New York .The nation’s major drugstore chains are opening more in-store clinics in response to the massive U.S. health care...

  • Weak earnings tug stocks lower on Wall Street

    August 8, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, July 31, 2013, file photo, Specialist Fabian Caceres, background right, works with traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. World stock markets fell Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013 led by a plunge in Japan’s benchmark...

  • Syrian troops kill more than 60 in desert ambush

    August 8, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    In this image taken from video obtained from the Shaam News Network, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, a Syrian man carries an injured child away from a missile strike in Raqqa, Syria, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013....