Mariners fire general manager Jack Zduriencik
wacotrib.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:04:54 -0500
SEATTLE (AP) — A year to the day after praising Jack Zduriencik as he was rewarded with a contract extension, Seattle Mariners President Kevin Mather found himself speaking with ownership this week on
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.
Ex-Subway ad exec says he didn’t know of Fogle’s sex crimes
wacotrib.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:09:15 -0500
NEW YORK (AP) — A former executive who was in charge of Subway's advertising says he wasn't aware of pitchman Jared Fogle's criminal sexual conduct with minors.
Pier 36 closes: Marina found to be in violation of health, safety standards
tdtnews.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:37:00 -0500
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers closed the Pier 36/Lake Belton Marina on Friday because of health and safety issues caused by weather damage, Fort Worth District spokesman Clay Church said in a news release.Jeff Lagow, marina owner, was responsible for notifying tenants about the closure, but Church said the Corps had no confirmation Friday as to whether or not he received the served documents. Regardless of whether Lagow notified them, barricades and signs were scheduled to be placed at the marina beginning Friday afternoon, Church said.
Fed vice chair in spotlight as markets seek rate hike clues
wacotrib.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:38:00 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — What once seemed a sure bet — that the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates in September — suddenly appears less certain following a wild week of stock market turbulence.
Calm on Wall Street: A turbulent week ends on a placid note
wacotrib.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:02:51 -0500
Well, that was exciting.
AP Top 10 HS Football _ How They Fared
wacotrib.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:19:54 -0500
Results for the teams ranked in The Associated Press Texas high school football poll.
LEADING OFF: Fiers to make 1st start since no-hitter
wacotrib.com / Sat, 29 Aug 2015 02:58:55 -0500
A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:
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):
The Latest: Sanders says party needs huge voter turnout
wacotrib.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:35:57 -0500
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Here are the latest developments Friday from the Democratic National Committee meeting in Minneapolis, where four Democratic presidential candidates are addressing the party.
Nunez homers, Twins take opener against Astros 3-0
wacotrib.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:13:39 -0500
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For much of the season, the Minnesota Twins bullpen was falling short in the American League arms race.
Southern heritage group loses appeal on UT Davis statue move
wacotrib.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:26:24 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Southern heritage group has lost an appeal to block the removal of a statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis at the University of Texas.
Asarco shutting Arizona copper concentrator, cutting mining
wacotrib.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:21:17 -0500
HAYDEN, Ariz. (AP) — Tucson, Arizona-based copper-mining giant Asarco is shutting down operations of its Hayden concentrator, resulting in the potential loss of more than 200 jobs.
Rio Grande Valley