Students transferring out of Marlin ISD hurts district ratings, revenue
wacotrib.com / Tue, 06 Oct 2015 18:01:00 -0500
In the predawn hours in downtown Marlin, dozens of children board buses with blinking yellow lights that shuttle the highest-performing students and state money away from the failing Marlin Independen
Did US strike on Afghan clinic exceed combat authority?
oaoa.com / Wed, 07 Oct 2015 02:36:21 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — The deadly U.S. attack on a hospital in Afghanistan, which U.S. officials have called a "mistake," leaves open the possibility that the decision to open fire exceeded the authority u
Luck again does limited work in Indianapolis’ practice
wacotrib.com / Tue, 06 Oct 2015 21:31:11 -0500
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck is rested, ready and eager to play Thursday night at Houston.
Woman punched by patrol officer detained on same LA freeway
oaoa.com / Wed, 07 Oct 2015 00:38:04 -0500
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A bipolar woman who was punched by a California Highway Patrol officer as she walked on a Los Angeles freeway has been taken into custody after being spotted on the same stretch of
AB InBev ups its offer for SABMiller to create beer giant
oaoa.com / Wed, 07 Oct 2015 02:55:30 -0500
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium-based Anheuser-Busch InBev has made a third offer for the shares of SABMiller plc in its quest to create a global beer behemoth.
Historic settlement signed between Choctaw, Chickasaw, federal government (+video)
heralddemocrat.com / Tue, 06 Oct 2015 22:06:44 +0000
DURANT — U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell made a stop in Durant Tuesday to announce a major trust settlement involving the Chickasaw Nation and Choctaw Nation. Joining Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby and Choctaw Nation Chief Gary Batton, Jewell said the multimillion-dollar settlement will put an end to a long struggle between the nations and the federal government and encourage a partnership founded in a relationship of trust.
City to help TxDOT complete Hwy. 82 in Sherman
heralddemocrat.com / Tue, 06 Oct 2015 22:11:31 +0000
Sherman will financially participate in utility relocation to be done by the Texas Department of Transportation in order to construct main lanes of U.S. Highway 82 between Frisco Road and FM 1417 East.
MSF seeks fact-finding mission over deadly Kunduz strike
oaoa.com / Wed, 07 Oct 2015 03:24:34 -0500
GENEVA (AP) — Doctors Without Borders is calling for an independent fact-finding mission under rules of the Geneva Conventions into a U.S. air strike on a hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan that killed a
US government deports fewest immigrants in nearly a decade
wacotrib.com / Tue, 06 Oct 2015 19:05:08 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration deported fewer immigrants over the past 12 months than at any time since 2006, according to internal figures obtained by The Associated Press as Democratic p
Abilene, Big Country Calendar 10/7 to 10/10
ReporterNews.com / Wed, 07 Oct 2015 03:59:41 GMT
Abilene and Big Country meetings and events
Word of the day for Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015
amarillo.com / Wed, 07 Oct 2015 00:52:59 +0000
WORD OF THE DAY
■ in kin dəl
Definition: (v) to make bright and glowing
Example: “God is
— Roger de Rabutin
El Paso police get training in dog behavior
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 6 Oct 2015 21:57:59 -0400
El Paso police officers are learning about dog behavior in a new program that could prevent dog shootings.
Cupcakes for a Cause: Bros in bras help in cancer fight
tdtnews.com / Tue, 06 Oct 2015 21:52:00 -0500
Cupcakes for a Cause, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, began with a sense of refinement, a roomful of ladies sipping champagne.Once the models, men in bras, began showing off their wares, the atmosphere took a turn. More than 200 woman were yelling, laughing, jumping up to take photos as the models made their way down the catwalk.The annual Bra Brunch is a fun event that raises money for a serious cause, cancer research. It was held this year in the assembly hall of the Bell County Expo Center.
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