Ex-LAPD officer wanted in killing deported to US from Mexico
wacotrib.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 02:05:08 -0500
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A fugitive former Los Angeles police officer charged with killing a man during an off-duty fight has been deported back to the U.S. after his arrest in northern Mexico, authoriti
Phillies GM apologizes to fans for disparaging comments
wacotrib.com / Tue, 26 May 2015 19:17:59 -0500
NEW YORK (AP) — Embattled general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. apologized Tuesday to Philadelphia Phillies fans for saying they "don't understand the game" and the "process" that goes into constructing a t
Pakistan vintage car collectors preserve a part of history
wacotrib.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 01:42:47 -0500
RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — For an elite but passionate group of vintage car collectors in Pakistan, restoring antique rides is like travelling back in time — and money seems to be no obstacle when th
Pentagon chief: Iraqis lack the will to fight
tdtnews.com / Tue, 26 May 2015 19:24:00 -0500
Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s blunt assessment that Iraqi forces lack the “will to fight” undermines a central premise of President Barack Obama’s strategy for defeating the Islamic State: that Iraq’s military can effectively handle ground operations so Americans don’t have to.
B.B. King played in Temple in 1950s, ‘60s
tdtnews.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 04:00:00 -0500
We have lost a giant in American music. The great B.B. King passed away May 14 at the age of 89 and left a legacy.
Belton Council delays vote on redevelopment
tdtnews.com / Tue, 26 May 2015 22:31:00 -0500
The Belton City Council unanimously decided to postpone a vote on Austin-based developer John Lewis’ $3-million plan to turn a 40,000-square-foot property into a shopping center, tentatively dubbed Main Street Crossing, and approved $55,000 in incentives for the project.The vote, which was pushed back to the Council’s June 9 meeting, would have changed the building’s zoning to allow subdivision. The building was formerly an H-E-B grocery store until the chain opened a new location at the intersection of North Main Street and Sparta Road. Although there are no commitments in place, Lewis is negotiating with Planet Fitness and Ace Hardware to serve as the anchor stores.
Annual Hiring Our Heroes job fair June 3 at Fort Bliss for those tied to military
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 26 May 2015 21:54:12 MDT
A Hiring Our Heroes job fair for those tied to the military, including military veterans, will take place June 3 at Fort Bliss.
Bruceville-Eddy I-35 southbound access road to be closed
tdtnews.com / Tue, 26 May 2015 12:18:00 -0500
The storms this weekend have created a large pothole on the southbound Interstate 35 frontage road just south of SH 107/SH 7, exit 315, in Bruceville-Eddy, the Texas Department of Transportation repor
El Pasoans may vote on changes to mayor’s powers in Nov. 3 election
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 26 May 2015 23:01:11 MDT
Changing the powers and duties of the mayor, to include doing away with his veto power, or even strengthening the responsibilities of the mayor, are among the items that the ad hoc charter advisory committee may consider, according to the City Council's action on Tuesday.
Asia stocks ruffled by Greece crunch, Fed rate hike views
wacotrib.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 01:58:55 -0500
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were ruffled Wednesday by Greece's impending cash crunch and expectations the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year for the first time in al
LEADING OFF: Lester vs Scherzer in high-priced matchup
wacotrib.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 01:11:47 -0500
A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:
County server running out of space
myplainview.com / Tue, 26 May 2015 12:38:00 -0500
It’s taken eight years, but a vital computer server used by Hale County’s auditor’s and treasurer’s offices is dangerously low on available data storage space.
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