Captain America and friends give kids a lift at hospital
tdtnews.com / Thu, 05 May 2016 22:41:00 -0500
It’s not often you see superheroes washing windows.On Thursday, Captain America, Spider-Man and Iron Man were cleaning windows at McLane Children’s Hospital Scott & White, and while they attracted attention from the youngsters and their parents who were walking between the hospital and McLane Specialty Clinic, many of the little ones who were enthusiastic from a distance became progressively more shy the closer they got to the Marvel Comics’ characters.
Wolves attack elk
tdtnews.com / Fri, 06 May 2016 04:00:00 -0500
Regarding a CNN.com March 27 report: “Wolves slaughter 19 elk in Wyoming.”
Lawyers, judge to discuss slayings of young Muslims
wacotrib.com / Fri, 06 May 2016 03:08:20 -0500
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Attorneys in North Carolina are scheduled to meet with a judge to discuss the case of a man accused of killing a Muslim couple and one of their relatives.
Astros struggle at the plate in 6-3 loss to Seattle
wacotrib.com / Fri, 06 May 2016 00:04:38 -0500
HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve had another big night at the plate for the Houston Astros on Thursday.
LGBT community braces for impact of new counseling law
oaoa.com / Fri, 06 May 2016 03:23:05 -0500
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Roddy Biggs was 13 and depressed, and had been seeing a therapist for six months before he revealed something he had denied even to himself: He was gay.
North Korea congress starts; foreign media kept out so far
wacotrib.com / Thu, 05 May 2016 23:07:49 -0500
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea is slowly lifting the curtain on the first full congress of its ruling party since 1980.
In California, couple’s return to meat sparks vegan uproar
oaoa.com / Fri, 06 May 2016 02:39:58 -0500
LOS ANGELES (AP) — At the Cafe Gratitude restaurant chain in California, waiters serve plates of vegan rice bowls, vegetable pizzas and tempeh sandwiches with names such as "Gracious," ''Warm-Hearted"
Tampa Times’ buying of Tribune latest in grim news landscape
wacotrib.com / Fri, 06 May 2016 01:49:04 -0500
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — If a metro area with 2.7 million people can't sustain two newspapers — especially with an aging population with the time and inclination to read a printed paper — can anywh
Region 12 tech foundation gives grants for programs
wacotrib.com / Fri, 06 May 2016 00:01:00 -0500
The Education Service Center Region 12 Technology Foundation recently awarded five school districts and one charter school with more than $49,000 in grant funds to support educational technology progr
Nolan Creek charter school to open in the fall in Belton
tdtnews.com / Fri, 06 May 2016 00:04:00 -0500
A new charter school, starting off with grades kindergarten through fifth, plans to open up this fall in Belton.
Activists: Insurgents seize village south of Aleppo
oaoa.com / Fri, 06 May 2016 03:10:38 -0500
BEIRUT (AP) — Activists say a coalition of Syrian rebels and hard-line jihadists have seized a strategic village from pro-government forces just 4 miles (6 kilometers) from the contested city of Alepp
Democratic advertising blitz awaits GOP’s Trump
oaoa.com / Fri, 06 May 2016 02:24:38 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Long before Donald Trump swatted away his Republican presidential rivals, his likely Democratic opponent and her allies began laying traps for him.
Winning numbers drawn in ‘MultiMatch’ game
wacotrib.com / Thu, 05 May 2016 22:46:11 -0500
BALTIMORE (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Maryland Lottery's "MultiMatch" game were:
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