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Chewbacca mask had Texas ‘Star Wars’ fan trending above Clinton
star-telegram.com / Tue, 24 May 2016 17:41:23 CDT

Viral video star Candace Payne of Grand Prairie and Tarrant County will meet the Chewbacca actor soon

Over the weekend, Google users searched more for Payne’s video than for pages about Hillary Clinton

The political campaign has reached a holding phase; readers took more to Payne’s genuine laughs

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City leader decries failing rating on water conservation survey
amarillo.com / Wed, 25 May 2016 01:19:51 +0000

If the city of Amarillo were a grade-school student, it would be failing its water conservation course, along with more than half of the rest of the class, a new report shows.

Most water utilities in Texas need to “substantially increase” their conservation efforts, according to the review of about 300 city utilities by the Texas Living Waters Project, a collection of environmental groups.

Amarillo scored a 49 out of a possible 100 points in the Water Conservation Scorecard, squarely in the middle of the pack among the other larger cities included in the study.

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Prairie Dog Pet Products: DCOA approves $145K for pet food manufacturer facility
ReporterNews.com / Tue, 24 May 2016 16:24:00 PDT
The funds will go toward upgrades to the empty Spec 3 building in the Five Points Business Park.


Politics drives debate over special ‘bathroom’ session
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 24 May 2016 18:27:15 -0400
Fifty-seven GOP lawmakers in Tenn. who want the special section oppose Obama's directive.
       

1928: Dancer in marathon will marry on floor
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 24 May 2016 18:44:29 -0400
1928 Couple decides to marry during a dance marathon at Liberty Hall. Marathon ends in draw after 230 hours of dancing.
       





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