Marker to show area at Dallas Love Field where LBJ sworn in
wacotrib.com / Thu, 03 Sep 2015 00:05:49 -0500
DALLAS (AP) — A bronze marker is to be installed near the spot at Dallas Love Field where Lyndon B. Johnson took the oath of office to become president after the assassination of John F. Kennedy on No
Hunt for 3 suspects widens after Illinois officer’s death
wacotrib.com / Thu, 03 Sep 2015 00:12:49 -0500
FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Authorities broadened the hunt Wednesday for three suspects wanted in the fatal shooting of a popular Illinois police officer, even as they acknowledged that they had no indicati
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Night’ game
wacotrib.com / Wed, 02 Sep 2015 22:47:01 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Pick 3 Night" game were:
Baylor hires Philadelphia firm to investigate sexual assault cases
wacotrib.com / Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:25:00 -0500
Baylor University’s board of regents announced Wednesday that it has hired a Philadelphia law firm to conduct a “thorough and independent external investigation” into how the university handles cases of alleged sexual violence.
AP sources: GOP seeks pledge to avert Trump third-party run
wacotrib.com / Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:36:02 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to avert a 2016 disaster, the Republican National Committee on Wednesday challenged every GOP presidential candidate to sign a pledge not to undertake a third-party bid under
Kershaw’s 15 Ks lead Dodgers over Giants 2-1
wacotrib.com / Thu, 03 Sep 2015 01:55:50 -0500
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Once Dodgers manager Don Mattingly crossed the foul line without signaling the bullpen in the ninth inning, Clayton Kershaw knew he was safe to finish off the San Francisco Giants.
Ruling strikes down lesser prairie-chicken’s ‘threatened’ listing
amarillo.com / Thu, 03 Sep 2015 02:44:36 +0000
A federal judge on Tuesday ruled the lesser prairie-chicken’s listing as threatened under the Endangered Species Act went too far.
Judge Robert Junell granted the motion of Permian Basin Petroleum Association, which filed the suit along with Chaves, Eddy, Lea and Roosevelt counties in New Mexico, to declare the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s listing as unlawful and to set aside the listing, according to court documents.
Houston Zoo welcomes new baby giraffe
wacotrib.com / Thu, 03 Sep 2015 01:41:27 -0500
HOUSTON (AP) — A giraffe has been born at the Houston Zoo, bringing the zoo's total of Masai giraffes to 10.
Judge refuses to drop charges against police in Gray death
wacotrib.com / Wed, 02 Sep 2015 22:29:27 -0500
BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges against six police officers in connection with the death of a black man from injuries he suffered while in custody. The judge
Woman accused of trying to hire hit man to kill husband
wacotrib.com / Thu, 03 Sep 2015 03:05:14 -0500
TANGIPAHOA, La. (AP) — Authorities say a woman accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill her husband was arrested as she tried to climb out the rear window of a mobile home in the village of Tangipa
Biden testing political waters in Florida
wacotrib.com / Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:42:39 -0500
MIAMI (AP) — Approaching a time of decision, Vice President Joe Biden tested the political waters in Florida on Wednesday as he mulls over whether to join a 2016 presidential race that's left a lot De
World stocks gain amid China holiday, dollar falls
wacotrib.com / Thu, 03 Sep 2015 03:48:17 -0500
World stocks rose Thursday as a holiday in China gave investors a break from its torrid markets while the dollar fell on diminishing expectations for a Federal Reserve rate hike this month.
Courtney Veterans home great help
tdtnews.com / Thu, 03 Sep 2015 04:00:00 -0500
I would like to respond to the Aug. 9 article on the William R. Courtney State Veterans Home. My father, a World War II veteran is a resident there.
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