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Balloon show draws oohs ‘n’ aahs, helps raise funds for Family Care  
amarillo.com / Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:45:25 +0000

Thousands of spectators were given a close-up view of glowing hot air balloons throughout the weekend during the Up in the Air for Family Care hot air balloon rally.

The rally started Friday morning with balloon glows at several area schools and a reception that evening at Happy State Bank, 701 S. Taylor St. And it came to a close early Sunday with a balloon glow and ascension from the floor of Palo Duro Canyon State Park.

The event raises funds for Family Care Foundation, which provides health care assistance to residents of the Texas Panhandle.

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Parties: Turnout key to election
news-journal.com / Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:00:03 -0500
Texans are a little more than two weeks from an election that seems to be drawing more activity than non-presidential years usually do.

Seeds of Change Festival
LMTonline.com / Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:51:43 -0500
Casa Yoga, a local yoga studio, held its 3rd Annual Seeds of Change Festival, promoting health and wellness in Laredo, at the Uni-Trade Stadium Saturday morning and afternoon.

Subpoenas for sermons in Houston draw outrage
amarillo.com / Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:20:59 +0000

A legal battle between the city of Houston and religious leaders has erupted into a national debate about religious liberty and freedom of speech, even as Mayor Annise Parker argued the controversy was based on a misunderstanding.

Conservative lawmakers and activists expressed outrage upon learning that lawyers acting on behalf of the city had sent subpoenas this month to pastors who had vocally supported a failed petition drive aimed at repealing Houston’s equal rights ordinance.

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Guilty pleas for Monday, Oct. 20, 2014
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 19 Oct 2014 21:45:00 -0500
Guilty pleas accepted and sentences imposed Oct. 6-10 by District Judges George D. Gilles, Robin Malone Darr, Elizabeth B. Leonard and Rodney W. Satterwhite:

Chief justice position open
LMTonline.com / Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:51:43 -0500
Two candidates are vying for the position of chief justice of the Forth Court of Appeals since current Chief Justice Catherine M. Stone’s decision in May 2013 not to seek re-election for another six-year term.

Confused by polls measuring voter intentions? Look to history
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:32:00 -0500
If you’re confused by the plethora of polls purporting to measure the key 2014 midterm Senate and House races, you’re not alone. You’d probably do better by ignoring the numbers and reviewing midterm

Bed catches fire in Midland home, no injuries
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 19 Oct 2014 22:40:00 -0500
A woman likely will be displaced from her home after her bed caught fire Sunday night and caused significant smoke damage throughout the house.

Letters to the Editor for Oct. 19
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:14:00 -0500
City should keep lanes painted

Calendar for Monday, Oct. 20, 2014
amarillo.com / Sun, 19 Oct 2014 21:37:29 +0000

Entertainment

Live music: 6:30 p.m. The Big Texan Steak Ranch Beer Garden, 7701 E. Interstate 40. No cover. 806-372-6000.

Community

Beans & Cornbread Luncheon: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Amarillo Civic Center Complex North Exhibit Hall and Heritage Ballroom, 401 S. Buchanan St. Tickets $25. 806-371-7716.

Sports

Old Tascosa Cycling Club ride: 6:30 p.m. Gander Mountain, 10300 W. Interstate 40. 806-223-8328 or www.oldtascosacycling.com.

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