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Calls for troops at border echo previous pushes
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:13:00 -0500
McALLEN — When Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced the deployment of up to 1,000 armed National Guard troops to the Mexican border he was speaking to voters in Iowa as much as Texas.


Scattered showers, thunderstorms possible this evening in East Texas
news-journal.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:43:00 -0500
Scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible this evening in East Texas and surrounding areas.

Batman Day: El Paso fans celebrate hero’s 75th anniversay by visiting local comic and book stores
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:29:16 MDT
Batman fans rushed to book and comic book stores Wednesday to get a free copy of a special edition comic book in celebration of Batman Day.
›› Photos: El Paso celebrates Batman's 75th anniversary

Man allegedly uses cloned credit cards at El Paso stores
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:03:08 MDT
A man who allegedly using cloned credit cards at several El Paso stores is the focus of Crime Stoppers of El Paso's "Crime Spot" of the week.

Lowery-Hart named AC presidential lone finalist
amarillo.com / Thu, 24 Jul 2014 01:22:58 +0000

The Amarillo College Board of Regents unanimously chose Vice President of Academic Affairs Russell Lowery-Hart to be the lone finalist for the position of president during a meeting Wednesday night.

“I’m honored to be named lone finalist,” Lowery-Hart said. “Amarillo College is doing amazing things, and I look forward to improving student success, not only for AC, but for the community.”

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Marshall man graduates from SUNY Buffalo State
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:00:00 -0500
BUFFALO, NY — Vincent Taylor of Marshall graduated from SUNY Buffalo State with a master's in multidisciplinary studies.

Felony arrests for Thursday, July 24, 2014
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:16:00 -0500
Thomas O. Bankole, 29, of Midland, was charged Tuesday with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

KCBD-TV to wrap up Community Coverage Tour in Plainview
myplainview.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:03:00 -0500
KCBD-TV’s News Channel 11 crew will be wrapping up its Live Community Coverage Tour 2014 in Plainview on Friday, and local and area residents are invited to bring their lawn chairs and appetites, and

Canyon High’s FFA receives Golden Horizon Award
amarillo.com / Thu, 24 Jul 2014 02:20:39 +0000

Canyon High School’s Future Farmers of America, sponsored by Jeff Klose, has for the first time received the Golden Horizon Award, ranking it the No. 1 chapter for student engagement in the Texas FFA program.

Canyon High students Rhett Bain, Jacob Bell, Tanner Bolton, Coleman Curry, Grainger Fischbacher, Georgia Hansen, Layne Jones, Colton Shaw and Bretton Strickland received Lone Star FFA degrees.

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East Texas teachers hit up national website to get donations
news-journal.com / Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Three area teachers hope to have new supplies for the coming school year thanks to the national website DonorsChoose.org.

Word of the day for Thursday, July 24, 2014
amarillo.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:22:07 +0000

WORD OF THE DAY

mirage

■ mi·rage

■ mə räzh

Definition: (n) something that is seen and appears to be real but that is actually not there

Example: “The world, indeed, is like a dream and the treasures of the world are an alluring mirage! Like the apparent distances in a picture, things have no reality in themselves, but they are like heat haze.”

— Buddha


Five soldiers injured in Fort Bliss training accident
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:20:51 MDT
Five soldiers were hospitalized after a military vehicle accident Wednesday evening during a Fort Bliss training exercise, a post spokesman said.

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