News Guide: Super PACs land wealthy donors to fund 2016 bids
wacotrib.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 02:22:53 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly all of the contenders for president are encouraging their deep-pocketed donors to give not just to their campaigns, but to groups known as super PACs, as well.
French Jewish immigrants flock to Israeli coastal city
wacotrib.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 02:15:42 -0500
NETANYA, Israel (AP) — The coastal city of Netanya markets itself as the "Israeli Riviera" and walking along its main pedestrian boulevard, one would be hard-pressed to tell it apart from its twin cit
Confederate flags placed at Martin Luther King’s church
wacotrib.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 03:26:02 -0500
ATLANTA (AP) — Surveillance cameras caught images of two white males laying Confederate battle flags on the ground near the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s church, but it wasn't clear whether they had c
Congress heading on vacation, putting off messy decisions
wacotrib.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 02:10:13 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional lawmakers are heading for recess and leaving behind a pile of unfinished business.
El Paso’s Stagecoach trucking company sold for $35 million
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:21:44 MDT
Stagecoach Cartage & Distribution, a 29-year-old El Paso trucking and logistics company, has been sold to Roadrunner Transportation Systems, a publicly traded company based in Cudahy, Wis., for $35 million, the companies announced this week.
Knitting items for infants
wacotrib.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:01:00 -0500
Waco Knitters & Crocheters Club recently donated 216 hand-knitted, crocheted and sewn baby hats, blankets, bibs, stuffed bears and other baby items to newborns at Providence Health Center. The clu
Cowboys’ Bryant says he’s a changed man money can’t change
wacotrib.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 01:37:31 -0500
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Dez Bryant took a couple of long pauses, first to search for a way to describe how he has matured and then to find the right word to describe skeptics who think he hasn't changed
Changing definitions of work, Constitution
tdtnews.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 04:00:00 -0500
Our American culture has come to think of hard work, sweaty hard work and intensive cognitive hard work as a punishment instead of a blessing. In four generations, we shifted our respect for the hard
Rock the Desert to honor military families at festival
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:30:00 -0500
Three local military families will get a glimpse behind the music as they’re treated to VIP access to bands at Rock the Desert. The 16th annual Christian music festival is honoring active duty militar
More than just Cecil; big troubles for king of the jungle
wacotrib.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 02:37:43 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — The circle of life is closing in on the king of the jungle.
Dallas lawyer, El Paso native shares road to success
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 30 Jul 2015 22:50:32 MDT
Dallas lawyer and El Paso native Rosa Orenstein wants future law students to know the only limits there are to success are self imposed.
UMC’s sterilization unit meets standards in follow-up accreditation visit
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 30 Jul 2015 22:48:49 MDT
Officials at University Medical Center of El Paso said on Thursday that the hospital has fixed the problems that led to a preliminary denial of accreditation which resulted in the cancellation of non-emergency and elective surgeries.
Airbus takes 290M euro charge for military transport crash
wacotrib.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 02:27:27 -0500
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Plane maker Airbus Group SE said Friday its net profit rose 5 percent in the second quarter to 732 million euros ($805 million) despite a one-time charge stemming from the cr
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