Palestinian shot by Israeli troops during protest dies
wacotrib.com / Sat, 01 Aug 2015 01:34:45 -0500
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian health officials say an 18-year-old protester shot by Israeli troops has died of his wounds.
County considers new payroll, employee allowance
wacotrib.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:01:00 -0500
McLennan County could change the way it handles its payroll, ditching a possibly illegal system, while granting a one-time bonus to employees, instead of a cost-of-living raise, to help with the payro
U.S. Rep. O’Rourke: Iran nuclear deal is ‘best option’
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 23:17:49 MDT
U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-El Paso, called the nuclear deal with Iran "an impressive diplomatic achievement" that may help peacefully resolve a difficult problem facing the world today.
‘Gut-wrenching’ decision: Search for teens suspended
wacotrib.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 21:42:31 -0500
OPA-LOCKA, Fla. (AP) — After hundreds of rescue workers fanned out across a massive swath of the Atlantic for a full week, the Coast Guard's search for two teenage fishermen ended Friday, a heart-rend
Maisie Williams has ‘significant role’ on ‘Doctor Who’
wacotrib.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:25:22 -0500
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — When viewers see Maisie Williams on the new season of "Doctor Who," she'll be a brand-new character, not someone from the Doctor's past.
Christie, others turn to McCain’s town hall playbook in 2016
wacotrib.com / Sat, 01 Aug 2015 02:17:29 -0500
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — In the summer of 1999, John McCain didn't have many big names backing his campaign for president. He didn't have much money, either, and even resorted at one point to giving away
Fireworks accident reported at Palo Duro Canyon
amarillo.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 23:44:54 +0000
Randall County Sheriff's deputies are responding to reports of a fireworks explosion at Palo Duro Canyon State Park, Deputy Danny Alexander said.
No injuries have been reported, but one person is still unaccounted for, said Laramy Estel, park assistant superintendent.
The explosion occurred at a bunker with fireworks stored inside.
We have a reporter at the park gathering more information.
CBP officer waives preliminary hearing in immigrant smuggling case
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 23:26:52 MDT
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection supervisory officer who was arrested on suspicion of smuggling undocumented immigrants on Friday waived his right to a preliminary hearing in federal court.
Women charged in child abuse case
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:03:00 -0500
Two Midland County women, Mayra Cervantes and Erica Tarango, face first-degree felony charges in connection to the abuse of two young children they had adopted, according to court documents.
Indictment: Former surgeon so derelict he left 2 dead
tdtnews.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:52:00 -0500
A former Dallas neurosurgeon has been described by state regulators as so derelict during operations that his actions led to the deaths of two patients and left others with disabling injuries in what’s seen as one of the worst recent cases of malpractice in Texas.Dr. Christopher Duntsch, who lost his medical license in 2013, now faces potential prison time after being indicted on multiple assault charges relating to his treatment of patients. He was being held Friday at the Dallas County Jail on bail exceeding $600,000.
Actress Valerie Harper out of hospital, resting with family
wacotrib.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:06:38 -0500
OGUNQUIT, Maine (AP) — Officials at a Maine playhouse say Valerie Harper is resting with her family after falling ill before a performance.
Review: Globe’s ‘Little Shop’ brings on the flower power
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:41:00 -0500
Director Jon Murray made a polarizing decision for his version of “Little Shop of Horrors” at the Globe Theatre. He opted to do the musical without microphones. For purists, this is heaven. For many o
Committee formed on possible YISD bond sale
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 23:27:23 MDT
The Ysleta school district has formed an advisory committee that will help develop a bond-sale proposal that may go to voters in November.
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