wacotrib.com / Fri, 17 Apr 2015 23:36:02 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — These Texas lotteries were drawn Friday:
Religion: Faith of leap — into the unknown
wacotrib.com / Sat, 18 Apr 2015 00:01:00 -0500
The Australian missiologists, Michael Frost and Alan Hirsch wrote a book in 2011 with the title, “The Faith of Leap.” It is about experiencing the kind of faith that enables us to go where we have nev
Opt-out movement accelerates amid Common Core testing
wacotrib.com / Fri, 17 Apr 2015 23:51:02 -0500
ATLANTA (AP) — Thousands of students are opting out of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core standards, defying the latest attempt by states to improve academic performance.
Rest a thing of past, now comes the playoff grind
wacotrib.com / Sat, 18 Apr 2015 01:07:26 -0500
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Rest is supposed to be a good thing heading into the playoffs. But not too much, apparently.
What good have Republicans done?
tdtnews.com / Sat, 18 Apr 2015 04:00:00 -0500
What good are Republicans? Although I wouldn’t vote for a Democrat at gun point (knowing that I would be voting for someone in the same party as people like Obama, Hillary and Bill Clinton, Al Sharpto
Diplomacy out, blunt talk in as Obama gets tough on GOP
wacotrib.com / Sat, 18 Apr 2015 02:24:55 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — With a tone of outrage and eye-rolling dismissiveness, President Barack Obama and his White House team are working out their aggressions on Republicans. Well into the final quarter o
Robin Williams the posthumous star of ‘3 Still Standing’
wacotrib.com / Sat, 18 Apr 2015 02:38:02 -0500
TORONTO (AP) — Before the late Robin Williams enthralled television audiences on "Mork and Mindy," he already was a star on the 1970s stand-up comedy circuit — and by the '80s was a leading light for
El Paso’s 5.3% unemployment rate remains below national rate despite job losses
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 17 Apr 2015 23:04:54 MDT
El Paso County's unemployment rate increased slightly in March to 5.3 percent, but it remained below the national rate for the third consecutive month even as El Paso's labor market weakened, according to data released Friday by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and the Texas Workforce Commission.
Lack helps Canucks top Flames 4-1, even series
wacotrib.com / Sat, 18 Apr 2015 00:06:47 -0500
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Eddie Lack made 22 saves and the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Calgary Flames 4-1 on Friday night to even their first-round playoff series at a game apiece.
Clayton Kershaw gets 1st win as Dodgers beat Rockies 7-3
wacotrib.com / Sat, 18 Apr 2015 01:51:35 -0500
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It took Clayton Kershaw three starts to get his first victory and he still is trying to find his groove after putting together one of the greatest seasons any pitcher ever had.
Police: Man shot, killed by Chicago officer
wacotrib.com / Sat, 18 Apr 2015 03:02:45 -0500
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police have shot and killed a man in the city's South Shore neighborhood after officers said he pointed a gun at them.
Money Smart Week seminars aimed at helping people in El Paso, Las Cruces areas improve money managem
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 17 Apr 2015 22:37:51 MDT
Personal finance guru and author Dave Ramsey has said that one key to success is for a person to gain control over his or her money, or, he said, "the lack of it will forever control you."
Suicide attack in Afghanistan kills at least 30 people
wacotrib.com / Sat, 18 Apr 2015 01:47:21 -0500
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomb attack on a bank branch in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad has killed at least 30 people, officials said.
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