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Word of the Day for Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014
amarillo.com / Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:17:42 +0000



■ au.top.sy

■ ȯ ˌtäp sē

Definition: (n) an examination of a dead body to find out the cause of death

Example: “We’ll just have to go back to the shop and perform the automotive equivalent of an autopsy on the car. Only then will we be able to determine the C.O.D. That’s ‘cause of death’ to those of you who don’t know.”

Minimum wage debate turns to federal control
news-journal.com / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Ken Burkett left West Texas in 1967 to seek his future in the Pineywoods because he heard the wages were better.

Longview youth symphony disbands as KC starts program
news-journal.com / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 04:00:00 -0500
As the school year slides into motion, the Longview Area Youth Symphony Orchestra has canceled its 2014-15 season citing the departure of its conductor and a new, similar program at Kilgore College.

Reminiscing on Labor Day
LMTonline.com / Mon, 1 Sep 2014 19:08:28 -0500
On this day, the national holiday of Labor Day, many take advantage of the long weekend to visit friends and relatives who have settled elsewhere within driving distance.

Louisiana following judge’s order on abortion law
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:01:00 -0500
BATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana health department will follow a federal judge's order and refrain from immediately penalizing doctors who are trying to comply with a new abortion law that requires t

DPS trooper denied immunity in fatal shooting lawsuit
amarillo.com / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 03:18:43 +0000

The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has denied a former Texas Department of Public Safety trooper’s claims of qualified immunity from a civil lawsuit in the fatal 2010 shooting of a speeding fugitive on Interstate 27, a ruling that could send the case back to Amarillo’s U.S. District Court.

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Midland’s workforce eclipses 100,000 for first time
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:03:00 -0500
MSA’s labor force grows by 35,214 people in the last decade. Workforce Commission: Midland has added 4,507 to its labor force during the last 12 months

Large Smithsonian ‘Journeys’ exhibit to be displayed in Harrison County
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Journey Stories, the Smithsonian Institution’s highly acclaimed traveling exhibition accounting citizens’ travels to America, is coming to Harrison County this month.

Two receive recognitions
LMTonline.com / Mon, 1 Sep 2014 19:08:28 -0500
Two Laredoans were recently recognized at an event in Austin for their efforts to support the needs of veterans and their families.

Storm swirls around Guard
LMTonline.com / Tue, 2 Sep 2014 01:52:57 -0500
After media reports in the Rio Grande Valley suggested that some National Guard troops dispatched by Gov. Rick Perry to the border hadn’t received their checks and were unable to pay for basic necessities, Democrats saw an opening.

Longview man dies in 1-vehicle wreck
news-journal.com / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 04:00:00 -0500
A Longview man died Sunday afternoon in a one-vehicle wreck northeast of town, the Department of Public Safety reported Monday.

Immigration forum set Thursday in Longview
news-journal.com / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Organizing for Action of East Texas will conduct an immigration forum at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Eitelman Room at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center.

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