Xcel warns of telephone scam
myplainview.com / Tue, 05 May 2015 14:07:00 -0500
Xcel Energy is warning its customers to be wary of scammers who reported have been contacting the utility’s customers in Texas and New Mexico threatening to disconnect electrical service if payment is
Germany: 4 arrests in alleged plot to attack Islamic targets
wacotrib.com / Wed, 06 May 2015 03:01:37 -0500
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities conducted raids across the country on Wednesday, seizing explosives and arresting four people accused of founding a right-wing extremist group to attack mosques and ho
Program requires people convicted of abuse to turn over guns
wacotrib.com / Wed, 06 May 2015 01:15:35 -0500
DALLAS (AP) — Dallas County has launched a new program that requires people convicted of domestic abuse to surrender their guns.
French investigators to release report on Germanwings crash
wacotrib.com / Wed, 06 May 2015 04:03:44 -0500
PARIS (AP) — France's air accident investigation agency says it will release an interim report about the crash of Germanwings Flight 4525, amid lingering questions about why the co-pilot appeared to i
West defers action on city council replacement
wacotrib.com / Tue, 05 May 2015 20:01:00 -0500
With two applicants waiting in the wings Tuesday night, West City Council members deferred action on how or if they intend to replace outgoing Councilwoman Jay Gerik.
Isiah Thomas back in Garden fold, this time to run Liberty
wacotrib.com / Tue, 05 May 2015 16:42:28 -0500
Isiah Thomas is back in New York, this time running the WNBA's Liberty.
Texas Muslims on edge amid protests, contest attack
wacotrib.com / Tue, 05 May 2015 19:05:41 -0500
DALLAS (AP) — When an outspoken opponent of radical Islam sought to mock Muhammad in Texas, home to one of the nation's largest Islamic communities, local Muslims were encouraged to ignore her, and th
Canadiens’ Brandon Prust apologizes to ref, is fined $5,000
wacotrib.com / Tue, 05 May 2015 18:35:34 -0500
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Montreal Canadiens forward Brandon Prust has been fined $5,000 by the NHL for comments he made to referee Brad Watson following Game 2.
First year at Jeremiah ‘we have celebrated and grown’
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 05 May 2015 21:13:00 -0500
We are closing out our first year at Jeremiah School. For those of you who don’t know, Jeremiah School was started to provide a safe, nurturing place for children with an IQ in the normal range, but w
AP Interview: Uganda’s president says he’s the one bullied
wacotrib.com / Wed, 06 May 2015 04:22:08 -0500
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — There is so much freedom in Uganda that it's nearly anarchy, the country's president joked, stepping carefully around what's an open secret back home: Yoweri Museveni will run fo
Panama officials: Expanded canal could be a gateway to natural gas business
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 05 May 2015 14:33:00 -0500
HOUSTON — Panama is well positioned to serve as a distribution hub for the liquefied natural gas that will power Central America in the future, the country’s officials told attendees at Houston’s Offs
Rep. Joe Moody’s marijuana decriminalization bill clears committee
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 5 May 2015 22:34:50 MDT
AUSTIN >> A bill that would substitute a civil fine for criminal penalties against those possessing small amounts of marijuana cleared a legislative hurdle late Monday night.
Feds offer exit plan for Montana town’s asbestos cleanup
wacotrib.com / Tue, 05 May 2015 18:34:55 -0500
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A long-delayed U.S. government cleanup plan for a Montana community where asbestos contamination has sickened thousands would leave the deadly material in the walls of houses, u
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