Louisiana following judge’s order on abortion law
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:01:00 -0500
BATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana health department will follow a federal judge's order and refrain from immediately penalizing doctors who are trying to comply with a new abortion law that requires t
Longview man dies in 1-vehicle wreck
A Longview man died Sunday afternoon in a one-vehicle wreck northeast of town, the Department of Public Safety reported Monday.
Minimum wage debate turns to federal control
Ken Burkett left West Texas in 1967 to seek his future in the Pineywoods because he heard the wages were better.
Immigration forum set Thursday in Longview
Organizing for Action of East Texas will conduct an immigration forum at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Eitelman Room at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center.
Storm swirls around Guard
LMTonline.com / Tue, 2 Sep 2014 01:52:57 -0500
After media reports in the Rio Grande Valley suggested that some National Guard troops dispatched by Gov. Rick Perry to the border hadn’t received their checks and were unable to pay for basic necessities, Democrats saw an opening.
‘Bums’ may stay put
LMTonline.com / Tue, 2 Sep 2014 01:52:56 -0500
WASHINGTON — A surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to “keep the bums in,” with at least 365 incumbents in the 435-member House and 18 of 28 senators on a glide path to another term when ballots are counted Nov. 4.
Shale techniques challenge water supplies
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 03:00:00 -0500
Report: orld Resources Institute, 38 percent of the earth’s shale gas and tight oil resources are in areas that are either arid or under high levels of water stress already
Early voting includes weekend option
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Early voting for the Nov. 4 General Election will include Saturday and Sunday, this time around, as a result of a petition submitted by Harrison County voters.
Longview youth symphony disbands as KC starts program
As the school year slides into motion, the Longview Area Youth Symphony Orchestra has canceled its 2014-15 season citing the departure of its conductor and a new, similar program at Kilgore College.
UTPB: School PD reports sexual assault on campus
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:51:00 -0500
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin reported Monday that a female told university police that a sexual assault occurred on campus Sunday night.
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