Trash to treatise: NYC professor sees meaning in garbage
wacotrib.com / Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:28:38 -0500
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's sanitation department has its very own anthropologist-in-residence.
Houston police investigate motive in deputy ambush
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 30 Aug 2015 22:55:53 MDT
HOUSTON >> The man charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff's deputy had a lengthy criminal record going back a decade, but never spent more than short stints in jail.
Partial list of winners of 2015 MTV Video Music Awards
wacotrib.com / Sun, 30 Aug 2015 22:21:19 -0500
Here is a partial list of the winners of Sunday night's 2015 MTV Music Video Awards in Los Angeles:
Waco-area news briefs: Aug. 31, 2015
The Waco Police Department will accept applications through Friday for its inaugural Spanish-language Volunteer Citizens Police Academy.
Horror movie director Wes Craven dies at 76
wacotrib.com / Mon, 31 Aug 2015 03:27:12 -0500
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's hard enough to redefine a genre once in a career, but horror virtuoso Wes Craven managed to do it twice.
8-year-old inspires in effort to raise money for Alzheimer’s research
Eight-year-old Olivia Machado doesn’t hesitate to help her memaw put on lipstick or help her walk across the room.
Texans take preseason win over Saints 27-13
wacotrib.com / Sun, 30 Aug 2015 20:30:36 -0500
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brian Hoyer sounded pleased about his first game as the Houston Texans' designated starter.
MTV VMA memorable moments from Kanye to Miley
wacotrib.com / Sun, 30 Aug 2015 23:24:11 -0500
The MTV Video Music Awards are as much about the performances as the memorable moments. A few of the top moments in the 2015 VMAs:
Thai police seek 2 new suspects in Bangkok bombing probe
wacotrib.com / Mon, 31 Aug 2015 02:15:47 -0500
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police issued two new arrest warrants and released images Monday of more suspects, a Thai woman and a foreign man of unknown nationality, in the widening investigation into Bangkok
Authorities: 2 Texans killed in Illinois plane crash
wacotrib.com / Sun, 30 Aug 2015 22:31:21 -0500
KEWANEE, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say two Texas residents have died in a plane crash in northern Illinois that left a third person injured.
2 men sought in Walmart robbery
Two men robbed the Walmart Supercenter in Mexia at 10:38 p.m. Saturday and escaped with an undisclosed amount of money after discharging a firearm, according to the Mexia Police Department’s Facebook
China says 197 punished in crackdown on online rumors
wacotrib.com / Sun, 30 Aug 2015 22:35:19 -0500
BEIJING (AP) — People recently punished in China's campaign against online rumors include those who circulated an inflated death toll in the Tianjin blasts and who alleged a man committed suicide beca
Tiscareño: Tips for talking to a cancer survivor
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 30 Aug 2015 19:33:13 MDT
Benjamin Franklin in 1776 said, "In this world nothing can be said to be certain except death and taxes."
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