2 Juárez officers charged with murder in Tarahumara death
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 7 Jul 2015 03:52:29 MDT
Two Juárez police officers face murder charges for allegedly killing a young Tarahumara man and dumping his body on a dirt road in northwest Juárez on Sunday, authorities said.
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.
The Latest: Pope’s rustic staff is replica of previous one
wacotrib.com / Mon, 06 Jul 2015 22:02:19 -0500
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America:
Vietnam Communist Party chief to visit Obama at White House
wacotrib.com / Tue, 07 Jul 2015 02:22:46 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of Vietnam's Communist Party is heading to the White House on Tuesday for meetings with President Barack Obama and other top officials.
Gay wedding cake at center of Colorado Appeals Court case
wacotrib.com / Tue, 07 Jul 2015 02:24:30 -0500
DENVER (AP) — A suburban Denver baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple will argue Tuesday before the Colorado Court of Appeals that his religious beliefs should protect him from san
Hand hygiene emphasis helps Temple hospital reduce infections
tdtnews.com / Tue, 07 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0500
Despite numerous efforts, no institution or country can claim it has the solution to the ongoing issue of health care-acquired infections.Hand hygiene is a leading measure in preventing cross-contamination and reducing the incidence of health care-associated infections, but nationwide compliance of the recommended process is not great.In 2010, Scott & White Memorial Hospital, at the urging of its board of trustees, began looking at efforts to increase the number of staff who used suggested hand hygiene practices.Health care–acquired infections are infections that are not present or incubating in an individual at time of admission. These infections can include infections acquired in the hospital that appear after discharge, according to the World Health Organization.
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:
SC Senate votes to remove flag from Statehouse grounds
wacotrib.com / Mon, 06 Jul 2015 22:43:54 -0500
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Senate voted Monday to pull the Confederate flag off the Capitol grounds, clearing the way for a historic measure that could remove the banner more than five d
MPD: Woman arrested for harming individual with cerebral palsy
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 06 Jul 2015 22:39:00 -0500
A 41-year-old Midland woman was arrested Sunday afternoon for allegedly causing purposeful harm to a disabled individual, who has been diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy.
Chinese stocks drop, other Asian markets mixed
wacotrib.com / Mon, 06 Jul 2015 23:45:29 -0500
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese stocks fell Tuesday despite official efforts to shore up slumping prices while other Asian markets were mixed after Wall Street's decline.
The Latest: Accuser’s lawyers say Cosby words support claims
wacotrib.com / Mon, 06 Jul 2015 22:43:07 -0500
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Here are the latest developments from the release of court documents indicating Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 to obtaining Quaaludes with the intent of giving them to women with whom
Police: Body found in Ohio River likely capsized boat victim
wacotrib.com / Tue, 07 Jul 2015 02:08:20 -0500
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities believe they have recovered the body of one of the three people who have been missing since a pontoon boat capsized in the Ohio River over the weekend.
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.
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