County passes tax rate 11 percent over effective rate
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 03 Sep 2015 18:52:00 -0500
Following a lengthy discussion, the Midland County Commissioners’ Court set a property tax rate for the upcoming fiscal year that will raise county taxes for most residents.
German factory orders drop in July
wacotrib.com / Fri, 04 Sep 2015 02:45:58 -0500
BERLIN (AP) — German factory orders dropped a larger than expected 1.4 percent in July compared to the previous month, dragged down by flagging foreign demand.
Philly businesses wary, excited by prospect of papal crowds
wacotrib.com / Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:14:48 -0500
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Business owners in Philadelphia could enjoy a financial windfall from the crowds expected for the papal visit — if their employees can get to work through the security perimeters a
2 papal parades, more passes available after ticket outcry
wacotrib.com / Thu, 03 Sep 2015 21:08:16 -0500
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Organizers of Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia say an area reserved for ticketholders at two outdoor events is two-and-a-half blocks, about half the size as the ticket zone show
Refugees on train, police in 2nd day of standoff
wacotrib.com / Fri, 04 Sep 2015 02:06:06 -0500
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Refugees who had hoped to move on from Hungary are continuing to refuse to leave a train stopped near a center where authorities are demanding that they register.
Southwest reaches contract with pilots pending ratification
wacotrib.com / Thu, 03 Sep 2015 18:26:33 -0500
DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines says it has reached an agreement with union negotiators on terms for a new contract with pilots, whose approval would be needed before it takes effect.
Tokyo leads Asia stock markets lower ahead of US jobs report
wacotrib.com / Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:37:04 -0500
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were lower Friday with Tokyo's index down more than 2 percent as caution prevailed before the release of the monthly U.S. jobs report and the resumption o
Winning numbers drawn in ‘All or Nothing Evening’ game
wacotrib.com / Thu, 03 Sep 2015 18:22:18 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "All or Nothing Evening" game were:
No. 4 Baylor defenders Oakman, Stewart suspended for opener
wacotrib.com / Fri, 04 Sep 2015 01:05:36 -0500
DALLAS (AP) — Fourth-ranked Baylor will be without defensive end Shawn Oakman and safety Orion Stewart in its season opener Friday night at SMU. The two starters have been suspended after violating un
Waco-area news briefs: Sept. 4, 2015
wacotrib.com / Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:01:00 -0500
Serbian violinist Andrej Kurti will play all six of the unaccompanied violin sonatas of Eugène Ysaÿe in a guest recital at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Baylor University’s Roxy Grove Hall.
Wave of new Windows 10 devices on show at Berlin tech fair
wacotrib.com / Fri, 04 Sep 2015 03:25:35 -0500
BERLIN (AP) — Computer manufacturers are unveiling the first big batch of devices running Windows 10 at the IFA home electronics show opening in Berlin on Friday.
Trump vows no third-party bid, will back GOP primary winner
wacotrib.com / Thu, 03 Sep 2015 19:16:18 -0500
NEW YORK (AP) — Caving to intense Republican lobbying, presidential candidate Donald Trump ruled out the prospect of a third-party White House bid on Thursday and vowed to support whoever wins the par
US Open Lookahead: Venus Williams could use tips from Serena
wacotrib.com / Fri, 04 Sep 2015 02:59:40 -0500
NEW YORK (AP) — Venus Williams' opponent in the third round of the U.S. Open on Friday is 18-year-old Belinda Bencic of Switzerland, who just so happens to be the last player to beat Serena Williams.
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