Gulf War illness: Thousands who served still report mysterious symptoms
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:30:39 MDT
Army veterans Michael Patiño and David Garcia, who served in the Persian Gulf during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, say they still suffer health problems related to their service in the war.
Rider FFA earns awards
timesrecordnews.com / Mon, 21 Apr 2014 05:00:00 -0000
Rider FFA participated in the Area IV CDE competitions April 9.
Schools battle water woes
amarillo.com / Mon, 21 Apr 2014 04:05:14 +0000
Maintaining grass and other plants is enough of a challenge in the Texas Panhandle, but area school districts must negotiate drought conditions and rising water costs to keep their parks and athletic fields green.
“It’s something we’re really cognizant of,” said Randy McDowell, assistant superintendent of Canyon Independent School District. “We want to save all the water that we can. At the same time, we’ve got a lot of facilities, and our communities and our taxpayers don’t want to pull up and see all dirt … but you have to find a balance there.”
ELECTIONS 2014: Trinidad Aguirre says he looks at big picture
GoSanAngelo.com / Mon, 21 Apr 2014 03:27:00 -0000
Trinidad Aguirre Jr. feels San Angelo’s government could be more efficient.
In Colorado, 4/20 marijuana holiday tries to go mainstream
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:26:48 MDT
DENVER (AP) - Once the province of activists and stoners, the traditional pot holiday of April 20 has gone mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana.
›› PHOTOS: High Times Cannabis Cup
›› PHOTOS: 420 Rally in Denver, April 19-20, 2014
Out of the
timesrecordnews.com / Mon, 21 Apr 2014 01:31:00 -0000
Light rain dampens Easter
amarillo.com / Mon, 21 Apr 2014 04:06:03 +0000
Amarillo residents had a rainy Easter Sunday with slight thunder and lightning throughout the afternoon.
Cloudy skies were apparent through the city, as a mild cold front brought a mid-afternoon rain that totaled 0.04 of an inch, the National Weather Service Amarillo office reported. The temperatures rose 10 degrees to the day’s high of 78 in the hour after the rain stopped, before dropping back to 68.
Possible homicide early Easter
timesrecordnews.com / Mon, 21 Apr 2014 02:16:00 -0000
The Wichita County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a possible homicide on River Road that occurred late Easter morning.
CITY CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE: Trinidad Aguirre Jr.
GoSanAngelo.com / Mon, 21 Apr 2014 03:33:00 -0000
Name: Trinidad Aguirre Jr. Age: 62 Occupation: Retired Fortune 500 corporate executive Family: Married (Marie), four children, eight grandchildren, three great-grandchildren Education: Bachelor in computer science (ASU), master’s in telecommunications (UD) Political experience: Active with PACs, congressman, city councils, and county affairs Civic involvement: Area representative for West Texas Energy Consortium, Member of Lake Nasworthy HOA board, church and nonprofit organizations Have you ever been convicted of a felony?: No 1. What are your top three priorities? Water — develop immediate, midterm, and long-term plans to ensure we have water today and our children have water in the future. Balanced ...
WCSO investigating possible homocide
timesrecordnews.com / Sun, 20 Apr 2014 21:41:00 -0000
A 20-year-old man identified as Mark Austin Hawkins was found suffering a gunshot wound to his left side and later died at the scene.
ReporterNews.com / Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:00:00 -0000
North East Texas Air Care coalition panel kicks off ozone season on Earth Day
news-journal.com / Mon, 21 Apr 2014 04:00:00 -0500
A five-county air quality panel will launch the 2014 ozone season Tuesday with news that tougher ozone standards are looming and Northeast Texas already is pushing the limit.
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