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Orioles CF Jones in lineup a day after running into wall
wacotrib.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:50:03 -0500
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Baltimore center fielder Adam Jones was in the starting lineup Friday night, a day after he ran into a wall and exited early.

Bolt back in relay, chases 3rd gold at worlds in Beijing
wacotrib.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:46:37 -0500
BEIJING (AP) — Usain Bolt handed his shoes to a volunteer after the 200 meters and the person took off with them.

The Latest: Toth leads 50K walk after 15K at worlds
wacotrib.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:51:12 -0500
BEIJING (AP) — The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):

AISD enrollment down, Wylie up
ReporterNews.com / Sat, 29 Aug 2015 00:58:36 GMT
There are 419 fewer elementary school students so far this year at Abilene ISD schools

Word of the day for Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015
amarillo.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:22:40 +0000

WORD OF THE DAY

quintessence

■ quin.te.ssence

■ kwin te səns

Definition: (n) The essence of a thing in its purest and most concentrated form

Example: “Do not shorten the morning by getting up late; look upon it as the quintessence of life, as to a certain extent sacred.”

— Arthur Schopenhauer


Sheriff’s deputy fatally shot in Houston while pumping gas
wacotrib.com / Sat, 29 Aug 2015 00:22:04 -0500
HOUSTON (AP) — A sheriff's deputy in uniform has died after he was fatally shot while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station.

Clerk asks US Supreme Court to intervene in marriage case
wacotrib.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:25:01 -0500
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Two months after it legalized gay marriage nationwide, the U.S. Supreme Court is being asked by a Kentucky county clerk for permission to keep denying marriage licenses to same-s

GOP’s tough talk doesn’t square with US-China relationship
wacotrib.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:34:04 -0500
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — If there was ever a week for the Republican presidential candidates to talk tough on China, this was it: Spurred by the stock market's wild ride, they lashed out at the world's

Stopping for funerals
tdtnews.com / Sat, 29 Aug 2015 04:00:00 -0500
Thank you to James Bowen for his July 12 letter to the editor about people not stopping for funeral processions. It really irritates me too.

Man arrested, charged in I-35 rest stop slaying
tdtnews.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:35:00 -0500
SALADO — A Las Vegas man was charged with murder late Friday after an argument prompted him to fatally stab his co-worker at the northbound Interstate 35 rest stop near Salado, Bell County authorities said.Stanley Polk Jr., 46, was charged late Friday with the first-degree felony charge in the death of Ronald Ruiz, 62, of South Bend, Ind., according to Bell County Jail records. His bail is set at $1 million.

White supremacist takes stand in Jewish site shootings
wacotrib.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:39:05 -0500
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A white supremacist charged with killing three people at Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City spent more than two hours Friday telling jurors how he planned the attacks and is sorr

Pentagon funding new high-tech venture
tdtnews.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:42:00 -0500
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Friday that the Pentagon is funding a new venture to develop cutting-edge electronics and sensors that can flex and stretch and could be built into clothing or the skins of ships and aircraft.The high-tech investment could lead to wearable health monitors that could be built into military uniforms or used to assist the elderly. Or it could foster thin, bendable sensors that could be tucked into cracks or crevices on weapons, ships or bridges where bulky wiring could never fit. The sensors could telegraph structural problems or trigger repair alerts.

Brady throws 2 INTs, 1 TD, Patriots beat Panthers 17-16
wacotrib.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:35:47 -0500
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — At least for one series Tom Brady looked like Tom Brady again.

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