Thousands of birds abandon eggs, nests on Florida island
wacotrib.com / Tue, 07 Jul 2015 03:55:33 -0500
SEAHORSE KEY, Fla. (AP) — The din created by thousands of nesting birds is usually the first thing you notice about Seahorse Key, a 150-acre mangrove-covered dune off Florida's Gulf Coast.
Father of infant found in ditch gets felony charge
tdtnews.com / Mon, 06 Jul 2015 20:37:00 -0500
Zachary Phillips, 25, of Troy, the father of an 11-month-old boy found in a ditch Thursday morning, remained in the Bell County Jail Monday with bail set at $500,000 by Justice of the Peace David Barfield, according to jail records.Phillips is charged with abandoning/endangering a child without the intent to return, a second-degree felony. The mother was not charged as of press time Monday.
El Paso County to be directly involved in El Paso Children’s Hospital’s bankruptcy case
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 6 Jul 2015 23:45:44 MDT
The county will be directly involved in El Paso Children's Hospital's bankruptcy case. And its first move will be to protest the legal and professional fees that El Paso Children's Hospital is paying its consultants in its bankruptcy process, County Judge Veronica Escobar said.
Editorial: Plan for growth, just not 2014 type of growth
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 06 Jul 2015 22:59:00 -0500
2014 will go down as a year for the history books.
Enough with the knee-jerk reactions
amarillo.com / Tue, 07 Jul 2015 03:36:39 +0000
An Amarillo City Council meeting in the summer normally draws what a Sunday night church services does — or less. Not Tuesday evening, when the new council will shift into another round of its agenda at City Hall.
Let’s just call it Scorched Earth policy.
If you’re having trouble keeping up with the latest on requested resignations, sweeping assertions and putting the latest kibosh on downtown development like I am, this meeting will consider the firing of City Manager Jarrett Atkinson.
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Two Step’ game
wacotrib.com / Tue, 07 Jul 2015 00:16:10 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Two Step" game were:
AP Source: David West takes minimum to join Spurs
wacotrib.com / Mon, 06 Jul 2015 17:33:46 -0500
David West is sacrificing millions to chase that elusive championship.
After legal fight, public path to ‘Billionaires’ Beach’ open
wacotrib.com / Tue, 07 Jul 2015 02:26:07 -0500
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — It may be called "Billionaires' Beach," but the pristine views along one of Malibu's most exclusive coastlines are now easily accessible to anyone.
Nevada GOP Rep. Joe Heck running for Reid’s US Senate seat
wacotrib.com / Mon, 06 Jul 2015 19:22:44 -0500
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Joe Heck, the newly announced Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Nevada, on Monday criticized Donald Trump's comments about Mexican immigrants, saying entire ethnic groups can't
Pope puts family first at outdoor Mass in steamy Guayaquil
wacotrib.com / Mon, 06 Jul 2015 22:36:51 -0500
GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador (AP) — Pope Francis received a hero's welcome in Ecuador's biggest city Monday as he celebrated the first public Mass of his South American tour, telling hundreds of thousands of fa
San Francisco status as ‘sanctuary’ criticized after slaying
wacotrib.com / Mon, 06 Jul 2015 19:50:31 -0500
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The killing of a woman at a sightseeing pier has brought criticism down on this liberal city because the Mexican man under arrest was in the U.S. illegally, had been deported five
Temple City Council hears budget requests
tdtnews.com / Mon, 06 Jul 2015 20:38:00 -0500
The Temple Police Department requested $1.21 million in next year’s budget to purchase police vehicles and laptops.In the proposed budget, Temple Police requested funding for 16 police vehicles, 90 mobile data laptops, 80 ballistic vests, 80 external vest carriers and 10 body cameras. City staff recommended the Council set aside $724,000 for the vehicles, $411,428 for the laptops, $70,291 for the vests and vest carriers and $5,000 for the cameras.
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Daily 4 Night’ game
wacotrib.com / Mon, 06 Jul 2015 22:28:19 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Daily 4 Night" game were:
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