Astros regain lead in AL-West with 6-3 win over Angels
wacotrib.com / Wed, 29 Jul 2015 22:10:20 -0500
HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Lance McCullers pitched seven solid innings and Preston Tucker and Jon Singleton both homered to help the Houston Astros to a 6-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday nig
Two more test positive for TB at Frank Macias and halfway house
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:37:27 MDT
Two more people have tested positive for tuberculosis — one each at Frank Macias Elementary School in Horizon City and a Central El Paso halfway house, officials said Wednesday.
Go Here Week shows students the importance of giving time
amarillo.com / Thu, 30 Jul 2015 02:56:30 +0000
VIDEO | After four days of hosting various projects at Arrow Child & Family Ministries, 14 students from a local church discovered the importance of helping others through Go Here Week, which ended Wednesday afternoon.
“Go Here Week had a really big impact on me,” said South Georgia Baptist Church member Lauren Tanner, 16. “The kids were beaming every time we played a game. When Bible study comes along, they’re eager to learn. ... It’s just amazing.”
Israel passes law sanctioning force-feeding prisoners
wacotrib.com / Thu, 30 Jul 2015 01:51:00 -0500
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli parliament has passed a law that would permit the force-feeding of inmates on hunger strike.
Sanders rallies supporters in nationwide simulcast
wacotrib.com / Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:19:47 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders called on supporters to spark a "political revolution" for his candidacy on Wednesday night, offering a rallying cry of "enough is enough" on a video simu
Colorado theater shooter went from happy boy to mass killer
wacotrib.com / Thu, 30 Jul 2015 01:55:10 -0500
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — He flashed a toothy grin in his second grade photograph, but by the ninth grade the smile was gone, replaced with an awkward smirk and a wild look in his eye.
Superintendent’s resignation shocks Pampa
amarillo.com / Thu, 30 Jul 2015 02:57:20 +0000
A Texas Panhandle educator was named lone finalist for an Abilene Independent School District superintendent position left vacant when its previous leader resigned amid controversy there.
Pampa ISD Superintendent David Young got the designation for the Abilene position during a Tuesday meeting.
“We were incredibly happy in Pampa and have had a wonderful three years there,” he said. “I wasn’t looking for a job, but it’s my dream job, and it’s the only job I’d leave Pampa for.”
‘St-riike!’ Ex-OF Eric Byrnes calls computer balls, strikes
wacotrib.com / Thu, 30 Jul 2015 01:43:19 -0500
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) — "St-riike! ... And we're talking outside of outside corners."
10th Annual Border Health Conference to take place at UTEP
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 29 Jul 2015 22:24:32 MDT
The 10th annual Border Health Conference, which is typically held in Washington, D.C., will take place in El Paso next week.
Beijing favorite in IOC vote for 2022 Winter Olympics
wacotrib.com / Thu, 30 Jul 2015 02:45:36 -0500
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — When it comes to votes on Olympic host cities, geopolitics can play a crucial role in determining the victor.
Man indicted in possession of cocaine case
tdtnews.com / Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:25:00 -0500
A Bell County grand jury indicted Tyson Alonzo Burton, 44, of Temple for allegedly possessing 0.3 grams of cocaine.The Texas Penal Code defines possession of less than one gram of cocaine or methamphetamine as a state jail felony, punishable with 180 days to two years’ incarceration and a fine of up to $10,000.
Cedar Park man charged in shooting of parent’s 2 dogs
wacotrib.com / Thu, 30 Jul 2015 01:31:19 -0500
CEDAR PARK, Texas (AP) — A Cedar Park man has been charged in the killing of two dogs owned by one of his parents.
Ford F-150 gets mixed crash test results
wacotrib.com / Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:02:15 -0500
DETROIT (AP) — Ford's new aluminum-sided F-150 pickup saw mixed results in new crash tests by the insurance industry, and the damaged trucks cost more to repair than steel-bodied ones.
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