Taxpayers still owe $116M for construction of Children’s Hospital
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 23:12:58 MDT
As the future of El Paso Children's Hospital lies in limbo after its filing for bankruptcy protection last week, county taxpayers remain on the hook for more than $116 million used for the construction of the facility.
White House Brief: Things to know about George Pataki
wacotrib.com / Thu, 28 May 2015 02:32:22 -0500
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Former New York Gov. George Pataki plans to say Thursday whether he's running for the Republican presidential nomination. Here's a snapshot of things to know about him.
Longtime Academy ISD board members bid adieu
tdtnews.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 21:34:00 -0500
Two longtime Academy Independent school board members bid farewell to other board members as they stepped off the board during its May 20 meeting.Both Dan Case and Bobby Poncik had served on the board for 15 years.
Key numbers from a report to Congress on US education
wacotrib.com / Thu, 28 May 2015 02:27:22 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — The American education landscape is shifting.
Amarillo-area high schools gear up for graduation
amarillo.com / Thu, 28 May 2015 02:16:09 +0000
Many of the area’s high school students will don caps and gowns this weekend.
All of the Amarillo-area high school graduations will be held in Amarillo Civic Center Complex, 401 S. Buchanan St., except for Canyon High School’s ceremony, which will be held at First United Bank Center, 3301 Fourth Ave. in Canyon.
Commencement times are:
■ Amarillo High School: 2 p.m. Saturday
■ Bushland High School: 7 p.m. today
■ Canyon High School: 7:30 p.m. Friday
Christian schools in Israel say budget cuts hurt community
wacotrib.com / Thu, 28 May 2015 03:48:52 -0500
RAMLE, Israel (AP) — It was an unlikely display of protesters: nuns cloaked in white, a black-clad priest clutching a golden scepter and dozens of Arab schoolchildren picketing outside the hulking hea
Ex-LAPD Officer Henry Solis awaits extradition at the El Paso County Jail
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 23:19:43 MDT
A former Los Angeles police officer wanted in a murder case was in jail in El Paso on Wednesday waiting to be picked up by California authorities.
12 schemes outlined by prosecutors in soccer indictment
wacotrib.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 21:38:24 -0500
The indictment of soccer officials and marketing and TV executives Wednesday alleges 12 schemes:
Police: Steven Tyler not really doing a strawberry farm show
wacotrib.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 23:14:41 -0500
WEST WINDSOR, N.J. (AP) — Police have alerted residents of a New Jersey township that Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler will not be performing at a small pick-your-own strawberry farm.
Etihad Airways profit jumps by over half to $73 million
wacotrib.com / Thu, 28 May 2015 03:53:48 -0500
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Etihad Airways, the United Arab Emirates' fast-growing national carrier, says its profit rose by more than half to $73 million last year as it boosted sales by carry
Snack Pak explosion
amarillo.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 20:04:40 +0000
“Real hunger feels like having your insides crushed all together...”
-- Amarillo middle school student
Suzanne Brantley stood at one end of a long table with an assembly line of people on each side in front of her. There’s eight tables, about 25 per table.
That’s 200 volunteers working furiously at 5:45 p.m. on a Tuesday at a converted warehouse at 2406 Southwest Third Ave. Brantley is here often each week, but for most of the 200, there’s a waiting list for weekly volunteer slots.
LEADING OFF: Hamilton back in Texas; O’s-White Sox play 2
wacotrib.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 20:18:37 -0500
A look at what's happening all around the major leagues Thursday:
Runoff voting starts Monday
amarillo.com / Thu, 28 May 2015 02:15:15 +0000
Early voting begins Monday in the runoff between Mark Nair and Steve Rogers for the Place 4 Amarillo City Council seat.
None of the five general election candidates garnered a majority of the Place 4 votes. The top two vote-getters, Nair and Rogers, will face each other in the June 13 runoff to decide the winner.
Early voting will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 8 and 9.
Potter County voters can cast their ballots at the Santa Fe Building at 900 S. Polk St.
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