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Today in History for Monday, March 2
amarillo.com / Sun, 01 Mar 2015 23:07:17 +0000

■ On March 2, 1793, Sam Houston, was born near Lexington, Va.

■ In 1836, the Republic of Texas formally declared its independence from Mexico.

■ In 1865, Congress established the position of Naval Judge Advocate General.

■ In 1877, Republican Rutherford B. Hayes was declared the winner of the 1876 presidential election.

■ In 1917, Puerto Ricans were granted U.S. citizenship as President Woodrow Wilson signed the Jones-Shafroth Act.

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EPISD tardy sending some transcripts to colleges
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 1 Mar 2015 19:18:04 MST
A coding error caused El Paso Independent School District to miss the deadline to send a few students' transcripts to universities, according to EPISD officials.

Gallery: Komen El Paso Race for the Cure
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 1 Mar 2015 16:31:07 MST
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Midland mom wanats to start social group for ‘quirky’ kids
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 01 Mar 2015 12:02:00 -0600
About a decade ago, I was standing at the entrance of the Midland Center welcoming guests to the Midland ISD education fair, when in walked my old friend and rock star educator Kathy (Hale) Firkins. S

New system starts to inspect, register vehicles
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 01 Mar 2015 21:40:00 -0600
Despite an extensive public education campaign, officials expect widespread confusion, even initial chaos, as the state rolled out a single-sticker system for inspection and registration of 24 million

El Paso’s most wanted fugitives of the week
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 1 Mar 2015 17:23:41 MST
Crime Stoppers of El Paso each week releases photos and descriptions of El Paso's most wanted fugitives for the El Paso Police Department and the El Paso County Sheriff's Office.

UTEP football: Miners host Children’s Day in Sun Bowl
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 1 Mar 2015 17:41:20 MST
The wind was cold on that final Saturday morning in February. But no one in the Sun Bowl seemed to notice.

Trial set in ‘Kari’s Law’ slaying
news-journal.com / Mon, 02 Mar 2015 04:00:00 -0600
MARSHALL — The trial of a man accused of a crime that led to nationwide efforts to simplify making an emergency call from a hotel room is scheduled to begin this week.

Man sought in violent store robbery in Northeast El Paso
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 1 Mar 2015 19:31:07 MST
Police detectives are looking for a man who stole a cash register during a violent store robbery. The case is Crime Stoppers of El Paso's Crime of the Week.

The Texas Tribune: Ag Commissioner Says Consumers Being “Screwed”
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 1 Mar 2015 17:28:44 MST
Texas consumers are "getting screwed" by unscrupulous businesses - everything from gas stations to pawn shops - because the cash-strapped Department of Agriculture has not been able to

No decision made on Marshall city manager
news-journal.com / Mon, 02 Mar 2015 04:00:00 -0600
MARSHALL — The Marshall City Commission made no decision on a permanent city manager after an hour-long executive session this past week.

Word of the Day for Monday, March 2, 2015
amarillo.com / Sun, 01 Mar 2015 23:08:01 +0000

WORD OF THE DAY

epoch

■ ep.och

■ ep ək

Definition: (n) a period of time that is very important in history

Example: “In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs it is the rule.”

— Friedrich Nietzsche


Three arrested in concert shooting of Mexican singer Alfredo Olivas
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 1 Mar 2015 19:32:59 MST
Chihuahua state investigators arrested three men suspected in a shooting that wounded Mexican banda singer Alfredo Olivas during a concert in Parral, the state attorney general's office said Sunday.

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