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Salado board reviews sewer plans
tdtnews.com / Fri, 22 May 2015 21:35:00 -0500
Months after Salado voters approved a $10.55 million bond package to fund the development of a sewer system, the route the proposed system will travel remains undecided.The Salado board of aldermen received the results of a $14,000 study performed by engineering firm Kasberg, Patrick and Associates at its Thursday night workshop meeting, attended by three people.

House delays vote on cutting veteran education benefits
wacotrib.com / Fri, 22 May 2015 18:01:34 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas lawmaker has pushed back a vote on a much-watched bill that would make cuts to a free college tuition program for veterans' children.

Correction: DC Mansion Fire-Slayings story
wacotrib.com / Fri, 22 May 2015 16:43:33 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story May 21 about a family and their housekeeper killed in their mansion, The Associated Press reported erroneously, based on information found in court documents, that the man

Former CEO’s lawsuit against Sands China stays in Nevada
wacotrib.com / Fri, 22 May 2015 21:41:40 -0500
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada judge has decided a wrongful termination case against Macau-based Sands China Ltd. and Sands Chairman Sheldon Adelson can stay in Nevada largely because of the influence Adel

Construction work will resume Tuesday
amarillo.com / Sat, 23 May 2015 02:38:45 +0000

City crews are expected to be back at work on construction projects across Amarillo after the holiday weekend.

On Tuesday, workers will continue construction of the Osage water transmission line on Southeast 24th Avenue. Pipe will be laid on the south side of the avenue from the pump station to South Spring Street. One lane will be open in either direction.

An excavation project will also begin Tuesday on a portion of North Hill Street adjacent to East Amarillo Boulevard. Work and repaving should be completed by May 30.

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AP Interview: Leader says Mideast pays price for gender gap
wacotrib.com / Sat, 23 May 2015 02:22:45 -0500
SOUTHERN SHUNEH, Jordan (AP) — Bring more Arab women into the workforce, invest in "bite-sized" infrastructure projects and get the private sector more involved in training young job seekers — these a

Police release surveillance video in shooting investigation
wacotrib.com / Fri, 22 May 2015 20:39:32 -0500
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Law enforcement officials on Friday released surveillance video from a grocery store that is part of an investigation of an officer-involved shooting that wounded two men who wer

Black: Loose cows bring folk together
amarillo.com / Fri, 22 May 2015 22:21:13 +0000

One of the greatest feelings in the world is to see a cow loose on the road and realize it’s not yours!

I know that sounds awful. I do feel a little guilty sayin’ it, but it’s true! Of course, I do feel bad for whos’ever critter it is.

And many’s the time I’ve driven ’em down my lane and penned ’em up and called the owner of the wandering beast.

Chasin’ somebody else’s cow back where she belongs is kinda like drivin’ a rented car. You do your best but you don’t worry about the outcome quite as much. ’Specially if there’s three or four neighbors helpin’!

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Yes or no? Ireland decides whether to legalize gay marriage
wacotrib.com / Fri, 22 May 2015 17:52:14 -0500
DUBLIN (AP) — Voters determined to have their voice heard on gay marriage turned out in strength Friday for Ireland's most hard-fought referendum in decades, a contest that pitted the liberal forces o

US rejects nuclear disarmament document over Israel concerns
wacotrib.com / Fri, 22 May 2015 20:33:33 -0500
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States on Friday blocked a global document aimed at ridding the world of nuclear weapons, saying Egypt and other states tried to "cynically manipulate" the process by

Group protests deaths by law-enforcement officers in El Paso
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 22 May 2015 23:38:16 MDT
A group of activists protested outside the El Paso County Jail on Friday to bring attention to several deaths involving law enforcement officers, including the death of a Fort Bliss solider who died in 2012 while in jail custody.

El Paso police shoot, kill man who confronted them with gun
wacotrib.com / Fri, 22 May 2015 16:40:29 -0500
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — El Paso police say two officers fatally shot an armed 22-year-old man after he attempted to get inside a children's day care center.

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