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Church leader speaks out about unity
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 05 Jul 2015 22:26:00 -0500
Members of the community gathered Wednesday at True-Lite Christian Fellowship to pray for victims of the Charleston shooting and discuss ways to unite the city.

Young people need to be aware of history
tdtnews.com / Mon, 06 Jul 2015 04:00:00 -0500
When young people become aware of situations around them, they accept that as normal.

Backroads: Searching for answers to a family’s history
tdtnews.com / Sun, 05 Jul 2015 18:35:00 -0500
Jerry Trimmier Harrison of Salado and her cousin, Sue Ballard of Daingerfield, looked overwhelmed as their eyes scanned about 18,000 gravesites in Hillcrest Cemetery.“Where on earth do we begin?” the two wondered.  Hillcrest, located in North Temple, is about 140 years old, older than the city it serves. Numerous dignitaries significant to Texas history are buried there, attested by the cemetery’s eight Official State Historical Markers.

Nicholas: Sometimes there aren’t easy answers for parents
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 05 Jul 2015 22:13:00 -0500
I have really been struggling this month. There are so many questions I just don’t have the answers for these days.

Astros lose 2nd straight, 5-4 to Red Sox
wacotrib.com / Sun, 05 Jul 2015 18:29:24 -0500
BOSTON (AP) — Hanley Ramirez's one-handed, two-run homer put an end to a rough two-day stretch for the Houston Astros.

Most Asian markets fall after Greek results, but China rises
wacotrib.com / Mon, 06 Jul 2015 01:32:08 -0500
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares tumbled Monday after Greece's voters vehemently rejected conditions set by its international creditors, deepening doubts over their future in the 19-nation eurozone.

Gay rights advocates push for acceptance, more legal protections
amarillo.com / Mon, 06 Jul 2015 03:33:15 +0000

AUSTIN – After years of legal battles, lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender people have finally won the right to marry the person they love.

But with the historic U.S. Supreme Court ruling behind them, they are now turning their attention to their next endeavor: Gaining more social acceptance and pushing for more legal protections, especially in employment, housing, public accommodations and child adoptions.

“Friday was a big day and we won,” Nicole Dimetman said at last week’s gay marriage rally outside the Texas State Capitol.

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2 people dead, 3 missing after boat capsizes in Ohio River
wacotrib.com / Sun, 05 Jul 2015 16:16:52 -0500
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Two people were killed and three remained missing after the pontoon boat they were riding in hit a barge and capsized in the Ohio River, Kentucky authorities said Sunday.

Owner of ‘Tetris’ rights takes Hawaii home, ranch off grid
wacotrib.com / Mon, 06 Jul 2015 00:37:44 -0500
HONOLULU (AP) — High above the bustling city of Honolulu, in a quiet, exclusive hillside neighborhood where some of the island's wealthiest residents live, there is an extravagant home that's not quit

Bombs at mosque, restaurant in central Nigerian city kill 44
wacotrib.com / Mon, 06 Jul 2015 02:16:40 -0500
JOS, Nigeria (AP) — Two bombs blamed on the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram exploded at a crowded mosque and an elite Muslim restaurant in Nigeria's central city of Jos, killing 44 people, official

52 FACES: Sabrina Mullison, Lone Star Sanctuary for Animals volunteer coordinator
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 06 Jul 2015 00:15:00 -0500
"I have also learned that a wagging tail is one of the happiest sights, and can make your day better in an instant."

LEADING OFF: Sale chases record K streak, All-Stars on deck
wacotrib.com / Mon, 06 Jul 2015 02:34:32 -0500
A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:

Word of the Day for Monday, July 6, 2015
amarillo.com / Sun, 05 Jul 2015 21:07:05 +0000

WORD OF THE DAY

distrain

■ dis.train

■ dis trān

Definition: (v) to force or compel to satisfy an obligation by means of a distress

Example: The landlord may evict her tenant should the rent be in arrear for five years, and may at any time distrain if it be overdue.


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