Jaklewicz: Truckin’ in my ‘muscle car’
ReporterNews.com / Thu, 03 Sep 2015 02:00:40 GMT
With the hail-pounded pickup in the shop, the Beard's almost 12-year-old daughter picks out a Dodge Charger at the rental lot and, man, is that cool.
Labor Day flying: behind the scenes at a very busy airport
wacotrib.com / Thu, 03 Sep 2015 02:31:12 -0500
DALLAS (AP) — More than 14.2 million people are expected to fly over the seven days surrounding the Labor Day holiday, a 3 percent increase from last year, according to Airlines for America, the indus
Baylor handling of sex assault cases gets outside probe
wacotrib.com / Wed, 02 Sep 2015 19:20:14 -0500
WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor University has hired a Philadelphia law firm to independently investigate the university's handling of sexual assault complaints, including one against defensive end Sam Ukwu
SD bullpen can’t hold lead for Kennedy in loss to Rangers
wacotrib.com / Thu, 03 Sep 2015 02:35:11 -0500
SAN DIEGO (AP) — After a miserable first two months, Ian Kennedy has been a different pitcher.
China pledges to cut 300,000 troops from its massive army
wacotrib.com / Thu, 03 Sep 2015 00:00:52 -0500
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday pledged to cut China's 2.3 million-member People's Liberation Army by 300,000 troops, amid rising manpower costs and technological capabilities
Australian police won’t charge Mel Gibson over tirade claim
wacotrib.com / Thu, 03 Sep 2015 03:40:15 -0500
SYDNEY (AP) — Police do not intent to charge Mel Gibson over an allegation that the Oscar-winning director shoved and abused a newspaper photographer who snapped pictures of him and his new girlfriend
Super PAC backing Scott Walker announces $9 million ad buy
wacotrib.com / Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:07:16 -0500
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A super PAC backing Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's run for the White House announced a $9.25 million ad buy Wednesday for three early voting states, expanding on a $7 million telev
UNICEF: 40 percent school dropouts in Mideast conflict areas
wacotrib.com / Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:43:27 -0500
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Forty percent of children from five conflict-scarred Middle Eastern countries are not attending school, the United Nations agency for children said Thursday, warning that losing t
Iran deal will survive in Congress despite GOP opposition
wacotrib.com / Thu, 03 Sep 2015 02:11:03 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Iran nuclear deal strongly backed by President Barack Obama and just as ardently opposed by the GOP is now on track to get through Congress.
Tyson pledges $50 million to fight hunger in United States
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 2 Sep 2015 22:49:29 MDT
Tyson Foods, which this year closed its food plant in Sunland Park announced Wednesday that it would donate $50 million in cash, food and other in-kind donations to fight hunger in the United States over the next five years.
US Muslims hope new billboards reclaim Islam’s message
wacotrib.com / Thu, 03 Sep 2015 00:58:18 -0500
BOSTON (AP) — New billboards in Boston, New York, San Diego and other cities proclaim what their Muslim backers say is the true message of Islam: peace and justice, not extremism and violent jihad.
Biden testing political waters in Florida
wacotrib.com / Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:42:39 -0500
MIAMI (AP) — Approaching a time of decision, Vice President Joe Biden tested the political waters in Florida on Wednesday as he mulls over whether to join a 2016 presidential race that's left a lot De
Proposed vacant building ordinance aimed to address safety issues
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 2 Sep 2015 23:04:43 MDT
El Paso Fire Department officials and local business leaders are urging City Council members to amend the City Code when it comes to vacant buildings to ensure safety and economic growth.
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