Swollen rivers cause Texas cities to worry about flooding
wacotrib.com / Thu, 28 May 2015 01:23:30 -0500
HOUSTON (AP) — While the barrage of deadly thunderstorms that hit Texas has tapered off, several cities aren't out of danger, as officials warn about possible flooding as the week goes on from rivers
Carver Center to add first-graders for upcoming school year
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 27 May 2015 18:18:00 -0500
MISD has announced that the Carver Center magnet elementary school for gifted & talented students will start offering 1st grade next year.
Syria’s al-Qaida chief says no plans to attack the West
wacotrib.com / Thu, 28 May 2015 03:05:09 -0500
BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of al-Qaida's branch in Syria says they have no plans to attack the West and denies that the so-called Khorasan group exists.
Calendar for Thursday, May 28, 2015
amarillo.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 23:01:25 +0000
Mike Venable: 6 p.m. Cowboy Gelato, 2806 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-376-5286.
Cimarron Moon: 6 p.m. Pescaraz Italian Restaurant, 3415 Bell St. No cover. 806-350-5430.
Dan Lesperance: 6 p.m. Wild Bill’s Fillin’ Station, 3514 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-372-4500.
Andy Chase Cundiff: 7 p.m. Leal’s Mexican Restaurant, 1619 S. Kentucky Ave. No cover. 806-359-5959.
‘The Great Food Truck Race’ returns
amarillo.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 21:02:56 +0000
Foodies, take heed: “The Great Food Truck Race” is heading back to Amarillo.
The Food Network reality competition show will once again film in town after a successful stop three years ago.
“They loved Amarillo (in 2012), and that’s why they’re back,” said Eric Miller, director of communications for the Amarillo Convention & Visitor Council.
“It’s pretty amazing because we don’t have a big food truck scene here.”
Obama: Time left in office ‘really concentrates the mind’
wacotrib.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 18:33:24 -0500
MIAMI (AP) — President Barack Obama says the relatively short amount of time he has left in office "really concentrates the mind."
Paris leaders want fast expulsion of migrants from tent camp
wacotrib.com / Thu, 28 May 2015 01:24:35 -0500
PARIS (AP) — In the shadow of the famed Sacre Coeur basilica, hundreds of migrants have poured into a makeshift tent camp on a bridge over Eurostar train tracks to Britain — the country that many see
FCC takes aim at annoying telemarketing calls
wacotrib.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 17:39:10 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Those automated phone calls during the dinner hour, late at night or to your wireless phone can be so frustrating — and the government is taking note.
Stuck behind bars: Families await biker releases as lawyers claim innocence
wacotrib.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 20:01:00 -0500
The jailing of 175 people in the deadly Twin Peaks shooting has left some local families in a desperate cycle of waiting, worrying and trying to clear their loved ones’ names.
US negotiator in nuke talks with Iran to leave job in summer
wacotrib.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 21:52:59 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration's lead nuclear negotiator is leaving her post this summer, by which point the U.S. hopes to have reached an accord with Iran.
Etihad Airways profit jumps by over half to $73 million
wacotrib.com / Thu, 28 May 2015 03:53:48 -0500
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Etihad Airways, the United Arab Emirates' fast-growing national carrier, says its profit rose by more than half to $73 million last year as it boosted sales by carry
San Elizarians celebrate grand opening of new City Hall
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 23:26:18 MDT
The San Elizario City Council no longer will have to borrow a place to hold its meetings. On Wednesday, the council and mayor celebrated the opening of a new City Hall at a historic building in the
Floods in vulnerable Houston no surprise, despite controls
wacotrib.com / Thu, 28 May 2015 01:54:28 -0500
HOUSTON (AP) — The flooding, property damage and loss of life as torrential rains this week hit the Houston area should be no surprise.
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