Encarnacion helps Price celebrate 30th, Jays top Texas 12-4
wacotrib.com / Wed, 26 Aug 2015 22:44:16 -0500
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Edwin Encarnacion hit a grand slam to extend his hitting streak to 21 games, helping David Price get a win on his 30th birthday in Toronto's 12-4 victory against the Texas Rang
The Latest: Dancing Jenneke joins Harper-Nelson in semis
wacotrib.com / Wed, 26 Aug 2015 23:32:30 -0500
BEIJING (AP) — The Latest from the world championships (all times local):
Men get 22 years in death of Juárez lawyers
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 26 Aug 2015 23:03:40 MDT
A tribunal has sentenced two men to 22 years in prison in the killing of a pair of prominent Juárez lawyers last year, the Chihuahua attorney general's office said.
Fatal shot in San Francisco pier shooting was ricochet
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 03:27:14 -0500
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The shot that killed a young San Francisco woman and touched off a heated immigration debate ricocheted off pavement before striking her in the back, which defense attorneys say s
Same-sex couple cheers gay marriage ruling in Kentucky
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 01:58:03 -0500
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling ordering a clerk in a rural Kentucky county to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Indicted Texas attorney general set for 1st court appearance
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:09:21 -0500
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Indicted Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is scheduled to make his first court appearance on charges that he defrauded investors before becoming the state's top lawyer.
Looking to future, more NCAA athletes seek own trademarks
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 01:58:21 -0500
BOSTON (AP) — Like their counterparts in the pros, more college football stars are starting to snatch up trademark rights to their names, nicknames and fan slogans.
TSU: 1 hurt, 1 in custody after on-campus shooting
wacotrib.com / Wed, 26 Aug 2015 23:40:20 -0500
HOUSTON (AP) — A spokeswoman for Texas Southern University says one person is in custody after an on-campus shooting that left another person injured.
Lewis, rest of Texas pitchers go wild in 12-4 loss to Jays
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:09:04 -0500
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Colby Lewis walked four batters and threw two wild pitches in five innings of a failed attempt to set a career high in wins.
UMC may seek $20 million line of credit
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 26 Aug 2015 22:53:33 MDT
The Finance Committee at University Medical Center of El Paso on Wednesday recommended that the county-run hospital get a $20 million line of credit just in case.
Wal-Mart to stop selling AR-15s and similar weapons
wacotrib.com / Wed, 26 Aug 2015 23:24:57 -0500
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Wal-Mart will stop selling the AR-15 rifle and other semi-automatic weapons at its stores because fewer people are buying them, a spokesman said Wednesday.
Carter: Trump a salesman on steroids
tdtnews.com / Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:09:00 -0500
After answering questions on Social Security, long-term federal highway bill financing, sequestration and other issues of interest, U.S. Rep. John Carter was asked by Dennis Borras with Materials Transportation Co. the question many are pondering — why is Donald Trump resonating so well with the public? “Trump is a salesman, he’s a salesman on steroids,” Carter, R-Round Rock, said. “He also has a sixth sense of what the public is mad about and then he talks about it.”Carter spoke at the Texas Association of Business Central Star Chapter luncheon Wednesday at the Wildflower Country Club. Carter answered questions posed by Bill Hammond, chief executive officer of the Texas Association of Business and members of the audience.
Fewer waiting: VA sees reduction in backlog of disability claims
tdtnews.com / Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:21:00 -0500
The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs announced Wednesday an historic low in the number of people waiting on the disability claims backlog list.This week, the VA reported in a news release, the number of disability claims dropped to 98,535 claims, marking an 84 percent reduction since 2013, when the claims peaked at more than 600,000 claims.
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