Deaths rise, aid flown in after Nepal quake: Things to Know
wacotrib.com / Mon, 27 Apr 2015 01:07:38 -0500
The death toll climbed above 3,300 on Monday, two days after a magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck central Nepal and surrounding regions.
Do You See Me Now? ride aims to make drivers more aware
tdtnews.com / Sun, 26 Apr 2015 21:52:00 -0500
In 2001, a group of motorcyclists in Central Texas banded together after losing numerous friends to fatal accidents.“Almost every weekend, someone was getting killed in an accident,” said Robert “Tool
El Paso, Ysleta school district candidates pledge openness, increased salaries for teachers
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 26 Apr 2015 23:56:13 MDT
School board candidates for both the El Paso and Ysleta school districts all pledged to have a more open and transparent budget process and to support increasing wages for teachers and staff to be more competitive with other urban districts in Texas.
Ron Capps tops Funny Car field at Baytown
wacotrib.com / Sun, 26 Apr 2015 17:53:34 -0500
BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — Ron Capps raced to his second Funny Car victory of the season Sunday, beating teammate Jack Beckman in the O'Reilly Auto Parts NHRA SpringNationals.
Memphis G Conley to miss Game 4 in Portland
wacotrib.com / Sun, 26 Apr 2015 18:25:25 -0500
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Memphis point guard Mike Conley will not play Monday night in Game 4 of the Grizzlies' playoff series with the Portland Trail Blazers because of a facial injury.
Fire crews battle blaze at East Side Motel 6
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 26 Apr 2015 23:22:33 MDT
El Paso Fire Department crews are battling a fire at Motel 6 on the East Side, department officials said on Twitter.
Candidate vetting shows tax liens, spotty voting
amarillo.com / Mon, 27 Apr 2015 02:54:05 +0000
A vetting of the 16 candidates running for Amarillo City Council seats in the May 9 election looked behind the smiles on campaign brochures and ads to reveal one challenger recently paid off city property liens and some others have never voted in a city election.
Early voting begins today in Potter and Randall counties. Voters in Amarillo will decide five City Council races, two Amarillo College board of regents races, and board races for the Amarillo, Canyon and River Road school districts.
Early voting begins today in key El Paso City Council, school board races
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 26 Apr 2015 23:58:00 MDT
Early voting begins today in key City Council and school board races on the May 9 ballot, which also includes perhaps the largest school bond proposal in recent history and a controversial firefighter salary dispute.
Tsarnaev’s life on line as defense argues against execution
wacotrib.com / Mon, 27 Apr 2015 00:16:54 -0500
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's life is on the line as his lawyers return to federal court to make their case that he should be spared the death penalty.
Space race: 2 Internet billionaires face off in the Lone Star State
tdtnews.com / Sun, 26 Apr 2015 21:49:00 -0500
VAN HORN — An isolated edge of vast West Texas is home to a highly secretive part of the 21st-century space race, one of two being directed in the Lone Star State by Internet billionaires whose person
Place 1 candidates pulling no punches
amarillo.com / Mon, 27 Apr 2015 02:55:44 +0000
Challengers in the crowded Amarillo City Council races on the May 9 election ballot have been jabbing at the records of incumbents and city management at every opportunity since the campaign season began. Now, one incumbent is fighting back by asking voters to look at her opponent's actions as a Potter County judge and the county's financial problems during his tenure.
AP PHOTOS: Quake in Nepal leaves more than 2,500 dead
wacotrib.com / Sun, 26 Apr 2015 20:49:20 -0500
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's worst earthquake in more than 80 years has so far claimed more than 2,500 lives. There has been panic as aftershocks hit the area, but there was also time to cremate hu
The Latest on Nepal Quake: Death toll rises to 3,617
wacotrib.com / Mon, 27 Apr 2015 03:08:46 -0500
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