CBO: Budget deficit for 2016 registers at $588B

October 7, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Congressional Budget Office estimates that the budget deficit for the just-completed fiscal year was $588 billion, about one-third greater than last year. The government’s tax receipts were mostly flat while spending rose by $168 billion to $3.9 trillion. The deficit is equal to 3.2 percent of the size of the economy, [&hellip...

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Harmful algae forces shellfish ban in parts of New England

October 7, 2016 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Algae blooms are forcing the closure of shellfish beds around New England, including most of Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island and much of the coast of Maine. It’s the first time harmful algae has prompted a shellfishing closure...


Kymera & Cardiology

October 7, 2016 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Kymera Independent Physicians is the largest independent physician group in Southeastern New Mexico with 5 clinics, 17 providers and 125 corporate and clinical staff serving Roswell, Carlsbad and Hobbs. Kymera is currently augmenting its already extensive...


El Tapatio – Authentic Mexican Food Jalisco Style

October 7, 2016 • Dining GuideComments (0)

Jalisco, officially Estado Libre y Soberano de Jalisco, is a country that sits by the ocean right in the middle of Mexico. You would think that what you were tasting is akin to a taqueria sitting on the beach there when you dine at El Tapatio. Being on the...

Chad high court fines Exxon-led oil consortium $75 billion

October 6, 2016 • Business, World NewsComments (0)

N’DJAMENA, Chad (AP) — Chad’s high court has ordered an oil consortium led by Exxon Mobil Corp. to pay a fine of more than $75 billion after the country’s finance ministry accused it of not paying royalties. Exxon spokesman Todd Spitler...

Airbnb fights San Francisco unregistered unit ordinance

October 6, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has expressed skepticism that a San Francisco ordinance setting fines for Airbnb if it processes bookings of units not registered with the city violates federal law. U.S. District Court Judge James Donato said Thursday...

Senators call for criminal investigation of Wells Fargo

October 6, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, before the House Financial Services Committee investigating Wells Fargo’s opening of unauthorized customer accounts. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) WASHINGTON (AP) —...


Garden Crest Tree & Shrub Service

October 6, 2016 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Call Cora to schedule your Fall & Winter tree work now FREE ESTIMATES IN THE ROSWELL AREA Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm, Mon. – Sat. (575) 624-1611 Licensed & Insured since 1983 Garden Crest has been pruning trees and shrubs in Roswell and the...

Regulators expand protections to prepaid debit card users

October 5, 2016 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

This Monday, March 7, 2016, photo, shows an American Express Serve prepaid debit card for sale at a store, in New York. Federal regulators announced new rules Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016, governing the quickly growing prepaid debit card industry, an effort more...

Figures on government spending and debt

October 5, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt in millions of dollars. The government’s fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30. Total public debt subject to limit Oct. 4 $19,624,572 Statutory debt limit Suspended Total public debt...