Washington state wildfire victims return to burned homes
wacotrib.com / Tue, 30 Jun 2015 03:44:29 -0500
WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) — Tom Bryant watched the central Washington state wildfire advance up a hillside toward his home, then turned to tell his wife it was time to evacuate.
wacotrib.com / Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:28:15 -0500
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — These Oklahoma lotteries were drawn Monday:
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Night’ game
wacotrib.com / Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:28:12 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Pick 3 Night" game were:
Justices won’t hear appeal from BP, Anadarko over Gulf spill
wacotrib.com / Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:26:35 -0500
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Supreme Court won't hear appeals from BP and Anadarko Petroleum Corp. over Clean Water Act fines for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Iran FM returns to nuke talks amid signs of backtracking
wacotrib.com / Tue, 30 Jun 2015 03:46:02 -0500
VIENNA (AP) — Iran's foreign minister has returned to the nuclear talks in Vienna where negotiators are struggling to overcome still significant differences and preparing to work through a self-impose
Oklahoma, Florida move quickly to resume lethal injections
wacotrib.com / Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:41:07 -0500
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma and Florida moved quickly to resume lethal injections after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the use of midazolam, a sedative that has been used in several problematic execu
Texas issuing gay marriage licenses, despite AG’s opinion
wacotrib.com / Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:27:43 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Many county clerks across Texas have begun issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, despite instructions from the state attorney general that they could refuse to do so if i
The next act: what happens now in Greece’s drama
wacotrib.com / Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:46:46 -0500
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Greece has entered the twilight zone.
US resuming aid to Bahrain military, ally against IS
wacotrib.com / Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:29:46 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says it is resuming aid to the military in Bahrain, which has been withheld since Bahrain cracked down on demonstrations in 2011.
City warns of S. Grand St. water main break
amarillo.com / Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:09:47 +0000
The city of Amarillo is cautioning drivers of a water main repair underway at 503 S. Grand St.
Crews are repairing the link in the middle of the street, city spokeswoman Sonja Gross said.
One lane of traffic will remain open in both directions.
Asia stocks bounce back but Greece uncertainty still looms
wacotrib.com / Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:46:42 -0500
TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets bounced back Tuesday, recouping some of the previous day's sharp losses, but investors remained worried the crisis in Greece could spread to other financially weak cou
Jack Carter, brash comic, dies at 93
wacotrib.com / Mon, 29 Jun 2015 20:10:33 -0500
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jack Carter, whose brash, caustic comedy made him a star in early television and helped him sustain a career of more than a half-century in TV, nightclubs, movies and on stage, died
DAI board mulls S. Polk St. improvements
amarillo.com / Tue, 30 Jun 2015 02:37:20 +0000
Changes might come to Polk Street downtown via property owners opting to tax themselves before more dramatic reworking through a possible federal grant.
Downtown Amarillo Inc. directors met Monday and heard a proposal to make incremental changes, like adding oversized pots or hanging baskets to put color in the form of plants along the street, as well as adding benches and more attractive trash cans.
“Polk Street is our Main Street,” said DAI Executive Director Melissa Dailey. “It’s a different street.”
Rio Grande Valley