Five-year Midland, Odessa forecast: Economic growth
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:46:00 -0600
ODESSA — Midland and Odessa can expect to see economic growth over the next five years.
Man indicted in August shooting
amarillo.com / Thu, 26 Feb 2015 05:00:40 +0000
A Randall County grand jury has indicted an Amarillo man on three additional charges stemming from an incident in August that included shooting, biting and a car crash in southwest Amarillo.
Jeremy Kane Stalker, 37, was indicted on an enhanced counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon; manufacture, delivery or possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, 4 grams or more but less than 200 grams; and possession of a firearm by a felon.
Simpson bill would let state ignore feds
Harkening to a 10th Amendment theme that’s been a hallmark in Austin for three legislative sessions, a bill by Longview Rep. David Simpson lays a framework for Texas to ignore federal laws and regulat
Graffiti artist combines creativity with positive messages
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -0600
The third annual fundraiser “An Evening to Remember” benefiting the Midland Alzheimer’s Association is set for tonight. Presented by Concho, FirstCapital Bank of Texas and Ortloff Engineers, the event
Three candidate vie for Hallsville mayor
Three candidates, including the incumbent, will vie for the Hallsville mayoral seat in the May election.
Weekend offers options for classical music fans
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:30:00 -0600
Classical music fans are in for an embarrassment of riches this weekend. Choices run from world-renowned choirs to the Baroque and even a couple of cellos.
Response tough, critical to Children’s Hospital possibly filing bankruptcy to avoid UMC takeover
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 25 Feb 2015 23:08:19 MST
While El Paso Children's Hospital officials are considering bankruptcy protection to avoid a takeover by University Medical Center of El Paso, response to the possible move was swift, tough, critical and demanding another solution. County officials, including County Judge Veronica Escobar, and UMC leaders reacted with frustration after Children's Hospital board Chairwoman Rosemary Castillo told the El Paso Times on Wednesday it might file for bankruptcy protection in the current financial dispute between the two hospitals.
Friday is deadline to file for May elections
Friday is the deadline for candidates to file to run in May elections across East Texas.
No major impact reported from Wednesday’s snow
Longview and area residents appeared to weather a rare snowfall Wednesday morning as both city hospitals reported no increases from normal emergency room activity.
Longview apartment complex seeks city support for renovation grant
Developers are hoping city support can help secure state and federal grant money to restore a low-income housing apartment complex.
Parents upset with school districts for Wednesday’s schedules during bad weather
With most districts in East Texas canceling school Wednesday because of inclement weather, parents from two districts expressed frustration with the decision to continue classes.
Group protests O’Rourke’s support to have Netanyahu’s address to Congress postponed
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 25 Feb 2015 23:15:45 MST
More than 20 people protested outside of U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke's El Paso office today after he signed a letter requesting a postponement of the Israeli Prime Minister address to Congress.
El Paso construction workers ask for stronger safety laws
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 25 Feb 2015 23:26:02 MST
AUSTIN >> Several El Pasoans drove through the night Wednesday to join other construction workers in the Capitol to demand better safety on construction sites. State Sen. José Rodríguez, D-El Paso, introduced a resolution marking the occasion as "The Day of the Fallen" to honor those who die in construction-related accidents.
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