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Early voting begins for school, city elections
wacotrib.com / Mon, 27 Apr 2015 00:01:00 -0500
Early voting begins Monday for the May 9 school and city elections in Waco and surrounding communities.

Grizzlies, Bulls wary even with big leads in playoffs
wacotrib.com / Sun, 26 Apr 2015 21:39:13 -0500
The Grizzlies and Bulls head into their games on Monday night in complete control of their respective series, needing just one more victory to advance to the next round.

Space race: 2 Internet billionaires face off in the Lone Star State
tdtnews.com / Sun, 26 Apr 2015 21:49:00 -0500
VAN HORN — An isolated edge of vast West Texas is home to a highly secretive part of the 21st-century space race, one of two being directed in the Lone Star State by Internet billionaires whose person

Cards ace Wainwright on 15-day DL, could be out much longer
wacotrib.com / Mon, 27 Apr 2015 01:28:51 -0500
Adam Wainwright was a cheerleader on the St. Louis Cardinals' 2011 World Series title team, out the entire year following reconstructive elbow surgery, suiting up and slapping fives in the dugout.

Lauer, DeGeneres team for racy Daytime Emmys opening
wacotrib.com / Mon, 27 Apr 2015 02:00:56 -0500
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Lauer and Ellen DeGeneres helped the Daytime Emmys make a gender-bending return to television with a comedy bit involving pasties and black stockings — and not worn by DeGenere

Tornadoes reported as severe storm tracks across North Texas
wacotrib.com / Mon, 27 Apr 2015 00:16:12 -0500
DALLAS (AP) — A severe storm system moving across northern Texas is bringing with it hail, high winds and numerous reports of tornadoes.

Law agencies: Ruling won’t affect drug dogs
amarillo.com / Mon, 27 Apr 2015 02:55:22 +0000

A Supreme Court ruling tightens rules on police use of drug-sniffing dogs during traffic stops, but local law enforcement agencies are expressing doubt that the new restrictions will affect them.

In the high court’s majority opinion, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote that the practice of detaining stopped drivers for extra time to perform a drug-dog sniff on their vehicles is a violation of the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.

Drug-dog sniffs that do not add time to the stop are still legal, the court held.

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Backroads: Life interrupted by dam construction
tdtnews.com / Sun, 26 Apr 2015 22:14:00 -0500
All Webb Doss wanted was to hunt squirrels in peace and keep away from pesky rattlers.But in June 1952, construction crews were digging the Belton Dam and making plans to flood the area for Lake Belto

Instagram unites Waco residents with passion for photos
wacotrib.com / Mon, 27 Apr 2015 00:01:00 -0500
Waco photographers have bridged the gap between social media and in-person interactions by using Instagram to make friends and build a community. Nancy Magaña, 22, admits when she was in high school s

Ellis, Barea keep Mavs alive with 121-109 win over Rockets
wacotrib.com / Mon, 27 Apr 2015 00:26:28 -0500
DALLAS (AP) — J.J. Barea last started a playoff game when he helped boost Dallas' run to a championship four years ago. Al-Farouq Aminu had never been on the floor for the opening tip in a postseason

Supporters of Senate Iran bill swatting away amendments
wacotrib.com / Mon, 27 Apr 2015 02:21:30 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate plunges into a high-stakes debate this week over empowering Congress to review and possibly reject any nuclear deal with Iran, offering Republican presidential candidates

North Texas woman survives Mount Everest Avalanche
wacotrib.com / Mon, 27 Apr 2015 03:12:22 -0500
ALLEN, Texas (AP) — A North Texas woman who survived an avalanche triggered by a 7.8 -magnitude earthquake in Nepal is trying to find her way back home.

China up, Europe down after Wall Street gains
wacotrib.com / Mon, 27 Apr 2015 03:54:32 -0500
BEIJING (AP) — China's stock benchmark rose Monday while ones in Japan and Europe fell as investors looked ahead to Apple results and this week's U.S. Federal Reserve meeting.

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