Fabulous Fourth in Waco: Event makes successful move to McLane grounds
wacotrib.com / Sun, 05 Jul 2015 00:01:00 -0500
As the bands tuned up Saturday evening, most people at the annual Fourth on the Brazos expressed pleasure with the patriotic celebration’s move from Indian Spring Park to McLane Stadium’s Touchdown Al
On his native turf, Pope Francis touches on cherished issues
wacotrib.com / Sun, 05 Jul 2015 03:47:47 -0500
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — History's first Latin American pope returns to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time on Sunday, bringing a message of solidarity with the region's poor, who are expec
EIA report finds fossil fuels will remain dominant energy source
Since 1900, three fossil fuel sources — petroleum, natural gas and coal — have composed at least 80 percent of the nation’s energy consumption, according to the Energy Information Administration.
Bolton Street water line work means detours
amarillo.com / Sat, 04 Jul 2015 22:40:45 +0000
As work continues on the installation of a new water transmission line from Southeast 24th Avenue to the Osage Water Treatment Plant, motorists should expect a few detours this week.
There will be traffic control set up at Southeast 10th Avenue and South Bolton Street beginning Tuesday.
Crews will then begin excavation for the Tunnel 5 pits north and south of 10th on Bolton.
This site is expected to be completed by July 17, and Bolton will reopen at that time.
2 choices, many possible results for Greece’s landmark vote
wacotrib.com / Sun, 05 Jul 2015 02:35:10 -0500
LONDON (AP) — The Greek people are voting on a future in which they face two painful prospects: the slow grind of years more of austerity cuts or the country's potentially catastrophic exit from the 1
Matt Stonie tops Joey Chestnut in hot dog eating contest
wacotrib.com / Sat, 04 Jul 2015 14:07:03 -0500
NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Stonie shocked the competitive eating world Saturday by upsetting Joey "Jaws" Chestnut at the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island, breaking Ch
THE ECONOMIST: Texas hosts companies finding economic opportunities in space
Space exploration and the associated government-funded research process has generated thousands of discoveries which enhance our daily lives. Commercial space ventures are now important.
Obama: Freedom is paid for by men and women of US military
wacotrib.com / Sat, 04 Jul 2015 23:45:36 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says U.S. service members make it possible to enjoy the "incredible blessings" in the greatest country on earth.
Texas AG fills several top jobs without public postings
wacotrib.com / Sat, 04 Jul 2015 14:09:51 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's office hired several people from his campaign and elsewhere before they submitted applications or the jobs were posted publicly, as required by
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Greece votes on high-stakes bailout referendum
wacotrib.com / Sat, 04 Jul 2015 23:07:56 -0500
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greeks started casting ballots early Sunday in the closely watched bailout referendum, with opinion polls showing people evenly split on whether to accept creditors' proposals fo
Party in the Park draws thousands
amarillo.com / Sun, 05 Jul 2015 03:30:43 +0000
Two veterans were recognized on Independence Day at AGN Media’s Party in the Park. Veterans, family and friends gathered at the John S. Stiff Memorial Park to celebrate the day the country gained its independence and to commemorate those who have fought for the nation.
About 15,000 people attended the event, the area’s biggest celebration. Before the fireworks, people gathered to listen to performances by six local bands and to participate in family-friendly events, such as face painting for children.
Draft accords of sanctions relief at Iran nuke talks
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 4 Jul 2015 23:15:35 MDT
VIENNA >> World powers and Iran have drawn up a draft document on the pace and timing of sanctions relief for the Islamic republic in exchange for curbs on Iran's nuclear program, advancing on one of the most contentious issues at their negotiations, diplomats told The Associated Press on Saturday.
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