Fort Bliss fireworks cancelled because of rain
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 4 Jul 2015 23:29:45 MDT
Fort Bliss cancelled its Fourth of July fireworks show because of rain that drenched some parts of the El Paso area.
Locals pay homage to military at market
tdtnews.com / Sat, 04 Jul 2015 22:31:00 -0500
Before firework shows and other evening events for the Fourth of July, many Central Texas residents spent the earlier part of the holiday at the city Farmers Market.Holding hands and wearing patriotic T-shirts to check out the fresh fruits, vegetables and baked goods were Copperas Cove residents Charles and Janet Deweerd.
Obama: Freedom is paid for by men and women of US military
wacotrib.com / Sat, 04 Jul 2015 23:45:36 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says U.S. service members make it possible to enjoy the "incredible blessings" in the greatest country on earth.
Lorena police nab speeder with citizen help
wacotrib.com / Sat, 04 Jul 2015 22:03:00 -0500
Lorena police had a little help from their friends in catching a fleeing speeder Saturday afternoon.
Malaysian leader faces risk of criminal charges over fund
wacotrib.com / Sun, 05 Jul 2015 04:11:49 -0500
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is facing the risk of criminal charges over allegations that hundreds of millions of dollars were funneled from an indebted state fun
China to create $19B fund to support plunging stock market
wacotrib.com / Sat, 04 Jul 2015 22:32:32 -0500
BEIJING (AP) — More than two dozen companies in China are postponing initial public offerings and security companies are pledging more than $19 billion for a fund to stabilize the country's free-falli
Voices of Valor: Jack Rochelle and Barbara Hair
He’s a Tennessee native. She’s from the Bronx. He graduated college as a second lieutenant. She was a nurse who served in both the Army and the Air Force. When they met at Scott Air Force Base in Illi
El Paso City manager’s 2016 fiscal year budget proposes tax increase
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 5 Jul 2015 01:33:05 MDT
The city's property tax rate would increase taxes by about $42 on an average home valued at $124,859, under the city manager's proposed budget for the next fiscal year.
Local achievements: July 5, 2015
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wacotrib.com / Sat, 04 Jul 2015 23:41:47 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — These Texas lotteries were drawn Saturday:
On his native turf, Pope Francis touches on cherished issues
wacotrib.com / Sun, 05 Jul 2015 03:47:47 -0500
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — History's first Latin American pope returns to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time on Sunday, bringing a message of solidarity with the region's poor, who are expec
Greece votes on high-stakes bailout referendum
wacotrib.com / Sat, 04 Jul 2015 23:07:56 -0500
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greeks started casting ballots early Sunday in the closely watched bailout referendum, with opinion polls showing people evenly split on whether to accept creditors' proposals fo
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