Task force urges more research into child autism screening
wacotrib.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 17:09:10 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — A government task force says more research is needed to determine if toddlers should be screened for autism even if check-ups or parents haven't spotted developmental problems — desp
Report: 2 dead, 22 hurt in New Hampshire tent collapse
wacotrib.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 23:08:31 -0500
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — A young man and a girl were killed and at least 22 people were injured Monday when a severe storm blew down a circus tent in northern New Hampshire, officials said.
News Guide: A look at the Iran nuclear deal and Congress
wacotrib.com / Tue, 04 Aug 2015 02:05:30 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress' vote on the international accord to curb Iran's nuclear program in exchange for billions of dollars in sanction relief stands as the most significant national security deci
The Latest: Santorum says Fiorina good choice for $20 bill
wacotrib.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 19:52:39 -0500
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fle
APNewsBreak: Officials puzzled over Yosemite jumpers’ deaths
wacotrib.com / Tue, 04 Aug 2015 02:10:43 -0500
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Investigators have ruled the deaths of two wingsuit fliers who died earlier this year in California's Yosemite National Park as accidental, but the reasons why they died remain a
Texas attorney general accused of lying to investors
wacotrib.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:23:51 -0500
McKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton had an investment opportunity: a tech startup making data servers. He told people he had put his own money into Servergy Inc., according to pro
Word of the Day for Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015
amarillo.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 21:11:30 +0000
WORD OF THE DAY
Definition: (n) a person’s appearance or facial expression
Example: “For truth has such a face and such a mien, as to be loved needs only to be seen.”
— John Dryden
Cooler weather helps crews battling California wildfire
wacotrib.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 21:58:20 -0500
LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters were working aggressively to regain control after a raging Northern California fire jumped a highway that had served as a containment line for the massive blaze
Brazilian universities to help with dirty water cleanup
wacotrib.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:19:50 -0500
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro Governor Luiz Fernando Pezao signed a deal Monday with several Brazilian universities and research institutes to develop a plan for cleaning up the polluted waters
Reopened Lake Waco parks popular, but flood damage keeps some closed
wacotrib.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:01:00 -0500
Recreational users of Lake Waco have flocked to reopened parks and boat ramps this summer, making up for time lost to flooding in May and June.
Police: Test drive turns into robbery
amarillo.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:04:10 +0000
Amarillo police said a man stole a GMC Envoy SUV at gunpoint from a used car salesman Saturday on South Georgia Street.
The man initially arrived at the SC Autos lot in the 700 block of South Georgia Street in a silver Chevrolet HHR that was being driven by a female. The man then asked to test drive a 2004 GMC Envoy and drove off the lot with a salesman, police said in a news release issued Monday.
The suspect then pulled the car over shortly after leaving the lot, and pointed a gun at the salesman and told him to get out.
Hessman sets minor league HR record with No. 433
wacotrib.com / Tue, 04 Aug 2015 01:20:50 -0500
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Call him the real-life Crash Davis.
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Daily 4 Evening’ game
wacotrib.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:16:18 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Daily 4 Evening" game were:
Rio Grande Valley