Bush, Rubio to speak before Southern Baptist group
wacotrib.com / Tue, 04 Aug 2015 02:13:05 -0500
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican presidential candidates Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio hope to connect Tuesday with Christian conservatives, a key group of voters in the early primary states of Iowa and
Kerry pushes Asia trade pact in Singapore
wacotrib.com / Tue, 04 Aug 2015 01:35:01 -0500
SINGAPORE (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called Tuesday for countries negotiating a major Pacific Rim trade deal to overcome differences that have stalled its conclusion.
Asia stocks uneven as China data weigh on confidence
wacotrib.com / Tue, 04 Aug 2015 02:42:18 -0500
TOKYO (AP) — Global stocks were uneven Tuesday as weak Chinese manufacturing weighed on sentiment and investors looked ahead to a U.S. jobs report later this week that could cement expectations for a
BMW Q2 earnings slip on China, costs for new models
wacotrib.com / Tue, 04 Aug 2015 03:05:12 -0500
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German luxury automaker BMW saw net profit slip 1 percent in the second quarter amid higher launch costs for new vehicles and a tougher market in China, a major pillar of its
Belton ISD sets tax rate hearing
tdtnews.com / Tue, 04 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0500
The Belton Independent School District board of trustees called a special meeting for Monday in the banquet room at The Gin at Nolan Creek to address three main items on the agenda.The board unanimously approved a temporary construction easement to the city of Temple for construction at North Belton Middle School. The use of the easement is scheduled to be reviewed Thursday by the Temple City Council. More on this story can be found Wednesday in The Telegram’s back-to-school issue.The biggest item discussed was regarding the proposed tax rate for the 2015-16 school year. The board unanimously passed a motion to officially set a public hearing for the proposal at the regular monthly meeting on Aug. 17. This hearing is a requirement to remain in compliance with the Texas truth-in- taxation laws.
Man charged in connection with infant drowning
tdtnews.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 20:18:00 -0500
John Earl Furnace Jr., a Milam County grandfather, reportedly is on the run from law enforcement officials after he was charged with manslaughter and endangering a child.Benjamin Castro, 11 months old, allegedly was in Furnace’s care on July 19 when he drowned, Milam County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Chris White said in a press release.
Former Dallas teacher gets probation for sexual assault
wacotrib.com / Tue, 04 Aug 2015 02:38:44 -0500
DALLAS (AP) — A former Dallas Independent School District teacher and coach has received probation for sexually assaulting a student and having an improper relationship with another.
Rebooting Greece: how to get its economy going again
wacotrib.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 23:11:19 -0500
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — After so much pain, Greece must now figure out how to get its economy back on its feet.
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Night’ game
wacotrib.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 22:28:19 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Pick 3 Night" game were:
‘Transparent’ star says transgender Maura would envy Caitlyn
wacotrib.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 21:19:06 -0500
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Jeffrey Tambor says Maura Pfefferman, his transgender character in "Transparent," would be envious of the attention Caitlyn Jenner's getting.
Hessman sets minor league HR record with No. 433
wacotrib.com / Tue, 04 Aug 2015 01:20:50 -0500
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Call him the real-life Crash Davis.
GOP hopefuls take on illegal immigration in debate preview
wacotrib.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 20:42:45 -0500
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Republican Party's presidential class demanded aggressive steps to curb illegal immigration, seizing on a delicate political issue while facing off in New Hampshire on Mond
50 Cent says expenses $108,000 a month; $72,000 for mansion
wacotrib.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 22:33:49 -0500
HARTFORD, CONN. (AP) — Rapper 50 Cent says in a Connecticut bankruptcy court filing he spends $108,000 a month on his expenses, including $5,000 for gardening.
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