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Business notebook 8/30/2015
ReporterNews.com / Sun, 30 Aug 2015 01:45:34 GMT
Business notebook 8/30/2015

Mike Copeland: Fuego eatery opens 2nd location; food trailer update; Blue Bell plans; Dwyer Group
wacotrib.com / Sun, 30 Aug 2015 00:01:00 -0500
Greater Waco’s second Fuego Tortilla Grill has opened, this one at 1524 S. Interstate 35, near Baylor University.

Berkshire Hathaway builds stake in refiner Phillips 66
wacotrib.com / Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:07:48 -0500
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett's company has amassed a stake worth nearly $4.5 billion in Phillips 66 more than a year after trading a chunk of its holding in the oil refiner for a chemical busin

King to host town hall meetings
amarillo.com / Sat, 29 Aug 2015 21:03:32 +0000

AUSTIN — As he did two years ago, state Rep. Ken King will host a series of town hall meetings in his 17-county House District 88. His first stop in a tour of six counties begins Wednesday in Swisher and Hale counties.

“Before beginning another legislative session, the input and ideas from the constituents of District 88 will help me effectively represent and advocate for our community,” King, R-Canadian, said in a statement.

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IS cracks down on western Iraqi town after rare protest
wacotrib.com / Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:14:52 -0500
BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State militants moved on Saturday to stamp out dissent in a remote western Iraqi town, detaining at least 70 and tying dozens of residents, including tribal leaders, to streetli

Saddle Creek subdivision unveiled for Denison Community
heralddemocrat.com / Sat, 29 Aug 2015 19:18:45 +0000
Gateway Village in Denison unveiled its Saddle Creek subdivision to potential homeowners and developers during an open house Saturday morning.

Orioles fall short again, 4-3 to Rangers
wacotrib.com / Sat, 29 Aug 2015 23:57:56 -0500
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — In what has become a recurring theme for the Baltimore Orioles, they lost another close game in which they struggle to score.

New laws get personal
amarillo.com / Sat, 29 Aug 2015 23:40:10 +0000

AUSTIN — Think you can settle a score with a former spouse or ex-lover by posting sexually explicit photos or videos of him or her online?

Think again.

A new state law goes into effect Tuesday outlawing what is commonly known as “revenge porn.” A disgruntled partner could land a year in jail or a fine of up to $4,000 for posting the embarrassing material without the consent of the former mate.

On the other hand, grieving parents of a stillborn baby will have the right to bury the remains, thanks to another new state law.

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Teen charged with pushing Texas boy into pond in drowning
wacotrib.com / Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:40:09 -0500
LUFKIN, Texas (AP) — An East Texas teenager is accused of pushing his pregnant girlfriend's 3-year-old nephew into a pond so the boy would drown to make room for the unborn child to live at their home

Today in history for Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015
amarillo.com / Sat, 29 Aug 2015 20:52:56 +0000

■ In 1861, Union Gen. John C. Fremont instituted martial law in Missouri and declared slaves there to be free. (However, Fremont’s emancipation order was countermanded by President Abraham Lincoln.)

■ In 1862, Confederate forces won victories against the Union at the Second Battle of Bull Run in Manassas, Va., and the Battle of Richmond in Kentucky.

■ In 1905, Ty Cobb made his major-league debut as a player for the Detroit Tigers, hitting a double in his first at-bat in a game against the New York Highlanders. (The Tigers won, 5-3.)

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Dominica digs out from storm damage that killed at least 20
wacotrib.com / Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:56:57 -0500
ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Rescue crews jumped off boats and trudged Saturday through mud, rocks and uprooted trees to reach communities cut off by a tropical storm that killed at least 20 people and lef

With RG3 out, Redskins use 2 QBs to beat Ravens 31-13
wacotrib.com / Sat, 29 Aug 2015 21:51:22 -0500
BALTIMORE (AP) — Kirk Cousins filled in capably for injured quarterback Robert Griffin III, throwing for 190 yards and a fluke touchdown as the Washington Redskins beat the Baltimore Ravens 31-13 Satu

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