NEA president to visit southern New Mexico school
dailytribune.net / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 04:02:07 -0600
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The president of the National Education Association is coming to southern New Mexico to help launch a new "community school."
From IS to government control, Syrians left with few choices
oaoa.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:42:26 -0600
SAFIRA, Syria (AP) — Carrying her four-year-old son, Elham Saleh walked all night behind a smuggler, navigating land mines through Islamic State group- and rebel-held territory in northern Syria.
AP source: Perdue to be tapped for agriculture secretary
wacotrib.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 02:44:56 -0600
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sonny Perdue, a farmer's son who built businesses in grain trading and trucking before becoming the first Republican governor of Georgia since Reconstruction, is President-elect Dona
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 4’ game
wacotrib.com / Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:18:14 -0600
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Louisiana Lottery's "Pick 4" game were:
Testimony continues in murder trial of Luna brothers
brownsvilleherald.com / Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:20:00 -0600
GOP governors who turned down Medicaid money have hands out
wacotrib.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:12:05 -0600
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican governors who turned down billions in federal dollars from an expansion of Medicaid under President Barack Obama's health care law now have their hands out in hopes
Cincinnati Zoo says monkey is its 1st zoo baby born in 2017
oaoa.com / Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:13:29 -0600
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo is welcoming its first zoo baby born this year.
Iran: 30 firefighters killed in collapse of Tehran high-rise
oaoa.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:53:54 -0600
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A high-rise building in Tehran engulfed by a fire collapsed on Thursday, killing at least 30 firefighters and injuring some 75 people, state media reported.
Russian court rejects Yukos shareholder compensation
wacotrib.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:50:55 -0600
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Constitutional Court says a European ruling to pay nearly 1.9 billion euros ($2 billion) in compensation to shareholders of the defunct Yukos oil company cannot be enforced.
In Wyoming, DeVos gun remark more about safety than politics
wacotrib.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:31:51 -0600
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — In grizzly country, comments by President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for education secretary that schools should have guns on campus to protect against the bears aren't a punch
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Bank a Million’ game
wacotrib.com / Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:28:17 -0600
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Virginia Lottery's "Bank a Million" game were:
Great 3-point night doesn’t mean a win for No. 15 Notre Dame
wacotrib.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 01:48:02 -0600
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — When teams make 15 or more 3-pointers while shooting over 65 percent from beyond the arc, it is usually a sure sign of a win.
Perkins Middle School throws a quinceañera for students
brownsvilleherald.com / Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:00:00 -0600
It started out as a simple thing: Two girls in a life skills class at Perkins Middle School were having their 15th birthday on the same day, Jan. 20, so the class made plans to have a quinceañera for
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