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KBIM NewsTalk 910 is now also available at 93.7 FM and The Country Giant 94.9 FM is still rollin’ along…..   in...

May 17, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

KBIM AM NewsTalk 910 and The Country Giant 94.9 staff includes (left to right) Tom “A” Ruiz, Kevin “BEE” Bonner, Donna Whitehead, Rita Niccum, Don Niccum, John Merchant, Todd Verciglio and Darryl Burkfield. (Not shown is “Wild Joe”.) Please call KBIM Radio at 575-623-9100 for more information. Tom “A” Ruiz and Kevin “Bee” Bonner bring...

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Deere fiscal 2Q profit rises, beats expectations

May 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In an Aug. 31, 2011 photo people examine John Deere farming equipment on display during the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Ill. Deere & Co. said Wednesday May 16, 2012 that its fiscal second-quarter profit jumped 17 percent on continued growth in global...

AP IMPACT: Evacs and drills pared near nuke plants

May 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Friday, Nov. 4, 2011 file photo, disaster response team members Ben Olson, left, and Charles Benefield work inside a decontamination tent set up outside Banner Gateway Medical Center in Gilbert, Ariz., a suburb of Phoenix, during a...

Anger, drama at Ratko Mladic’s genocide trial

May 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Former Bosnian Serb military commander Gen. Ratko Mladic, right, and a UN security guard, left, are seen at the start of his trial at the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday May 16, 2012. Twenty years after the opening shots of...

Biden attacks Romney tenure as venture capitalist

May 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Vice President Joe Biden and former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland hug before Biden spoke at M-7 Technologies Wednesday, May 16, 2012, in Youngstown, Ohio. Biden is pouncing on Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney in swing state Ohio, casting him as a...

Activision, EA settle lawsuit over execs’ leaving

May 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – This undated file photo of a video game image released by Activision shows a scene from “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.” Activision on Wednesday May 16, 2012 announced in a Los Angeles court that it had settled its claims against...

J.C. Penney’s shares in free-fall after 1Q loss

May 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Friday, Oct. 23, 2009 file photo, shoppers visit a J.C. Penney store in New York. J.C. Penney’s stock plunged 18 percent on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 — the biggest drop by percentage since the market crash in 1987. The decline comes...

Montana looks for more Exxon oil from 2011 spill

May 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – This July 4, 2011 file photo shows Jim Swanson surveying the oil impact on his property in Laurel, Mont. Swanson had contacted the DEQ after seeing oil sheens along the river. His property suffered extensive contamination last year that Exxon...

Lack of trust in Facebook may hold back ad sales

May 16, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

A worker sits in the Facebook office in Menlo Park, Calif., Friday, May 11, 2012. The company Mark Zuckerberg created as a Harvard student eight years ago is preparing for what looks to be the biggest Internet IPO ever. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) NEW YORK (AP) —...

Deficit summit brings about more talk, no answers

May 16, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio speaks at the Peter G. Peterson Foundation’s 2012 Fiscal Summit, Tuesday, May 15, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) WASHINGTON (AP) — Government leaders past and present gathered in Washington on...