Students statewide struggling with higher math standards
In homes across Texas, parents say their children are in tears over math homework.
Longview road report for the week of Nov. 23
The city of Longview has scheduled the following projects that may affect traffic this week across the city:
El Paso Sheriffs partner with Bel Air’s corrections program
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:56:28 MST
The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is partnering with Bel Air High School's Corrections Program to help prepare students for careers in law enforcement.
Kilgore Snow Hill Festival lights up eyes under city’s lit-up derricks
KILGORE — Kaytlin Forrest reached the foot of Mt. Kilgore, a custom built snow hill in downtown Kilgore, and jumped up and down from her inner tube in glee.
Tension mounts as ruling awaited in Ferguson police shooting
FERGUSON, Mo. — Despite preparations for a weekend decision in the Ferguson shooting case, the grand jurors apparently need more time to deliberate, and the uncertainty just seemed to feed the anxiety
Retail strategies vary for ‘winning’ holiday shopping season
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:49:32 MST
The holiday shopping season is about to start, and for retailers — large and small — it is make or break time.
Body found on Trans Mountain Road
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:09:36 MST
A dead body was found on Trans Mountain Road near the summit Sunday morning, El Paso police reported.
Review policies, come clean
LMTonline.com / Mon, 24 Nov 2014 01:19:59 -0600
If Jim Falvella or Bill Hall were around, they would probably be writing an opinion column titled Around the Town.
Pedestrian and driver involved in fatal auto-pedestrian death in Arlington identified
Today in History for Monday, Nov. 24, 2014
amarillo.com / Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:10:37 +0000
■ On Nov. 24, 1944, during World War II, U.S. bombers based on Saipan attacked Tokyo in the first raid against the Japanese capital by land-based planes.
■ In 1784, Zachary Taylor, the 12th president of the United States, was born in Orange County, Virginia.
■ In 1859, British naturalist Charles Darwin published “On the Origin of Species,” which explained his theory of evolution by means of natural selection.
■ In 1864, French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was born in Albi.
Pistoleros: Fort Bliss attack-reconnaissance battalion sending 400 soldiers to Kuwait
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:14:22 MST
FORT BLISS >> An aviation battalion at Fort Bliss is getting a lot of notoriety for sending troops to Liberia to join the fight against the often-deadly Ebola virus.
Calendar for Monday, Nov. 24, 2014
amarillo.com / Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:10:22 +0000
Mustard food drive and concert: 8 p.m. Friendz Cocktail Lounge & Grill, 711 S.W. 10th Ave. Cover $7 or $5 with canned good. 806-331-7305.
Pullman Standard: 9 p.m. The 806, 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-322-1806.
Old Tascosa Cycling Club ride: 6:30 p.m. Gander Mountain, 10300 W. Interstate 40. 806-223-8328 or www.oldtascosacycling.com.
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