Beijing favorite in IOC vote for 2022 Winter Olympics
wacotrib.com / Thu, 30 Jul 2015 02:45:36 -0500
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — When it comes to votes on Olympic host cities, geopolitics can play a crucial role in determining the victor.
Thousands of marijuana plants seized in East Texas farm bust
wacotrib.com / Thu, 30 Jul 2015 01:25:46 -0500
TYLER, Texas (AP) — Authorities in East Texas have seized thousands of marijuana plants from a growing operation spread across three fields.
Environmentalists, unions protest Pacific trade pact in Maui
wacotrib.com / Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:35:00 -0500
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — About 400 protesters on a beach in front of a Maui resort blew conch shells on Wednesday to demonstrate against a trade agreement being negotiated by ministers from 12 Pacific R
New film highlights struggles of gay Palestinians in Israel
wacotrib.com / Thu, 30 Jul 2015 01:46:25 -0500
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — During last summer's Gaza war, Khader Abu Seif was living with his then Israeli boyfriend in Tel Aviv, wondering whether Hamas rockets could reach them from the coastal strip a
Rack Room Shoes opens sixth El Paso store in Northeast
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:27:25 MDT
Rack Room Shoes, a North Carolina-based chain, is opening its sixth El Paso store today in the new North Hills Crossing shopping center.
Former Amarilloan faces child sex charge
amarillo.com / Thu, 30 Jul 2015 02:59:31 +0000
A former Amarillo man has been charged in Colorado on a charge of felony child exploitation.
Kenneth Scott Casey, 59, was charged with sex exploitation of a child through video — 20 or more items, according to information from the Fifth Judicial District Attorney’s Office in Colorado.
Casey was advised of his rights and remains in a Colorado jail under $2,500 bond. He faces an Aug. 11 hearing in Breckenridge, Colo., the district attorney’s office said, and could serve up to six years in prison if convicted.
wacotrib.com / Wed, 29 Jul 2015 22:09:33 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — These Texas lotteries were drawn Wednesday:
US official: Plane debris in Indian Ocean same type as MH370
wacotrib.com / Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:32:35 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Air safety investigators have a "high degree of confidence" that aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Mala
India execution brings out mixed feelings on punishment
wacotrib.com / Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:08:40 -0500
NEW DELHI (AP) — Few countries sentence more people to death than India. Whether those punishments are actually carried out is another matter. Though well over a thousand people have been sent to deat
Boston’s bummer summer: Sox slump, Olympics snub, Brady out
wacotrib.com / Thu, 30 Jul 2015 01:01:01 -0500
BOSTON (AP) — After the winter of their discontent, it's been one bummer of a summer for Bostonians.
Bach: Boston failed to deliver on ‘promises’ to USOC
wacotrib.com / Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:29:11 -0500
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach said Boston was firmly to blame for its aborted bid for the 2024 Olympics, saying the city failed to deliver on "promises" made to U.S. Olympic
Zebra mussel cleanup extensive chore
tdtnews.com / Thu, 30 Jul 2015 04:30:00 -0500
Although the cleaning contractors hired by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers concentrated their efforts on making the parks safe for people, part of that project included cleaning up some of the many zebra mussels that littered the area.
Renault profit rises in 1st half on European rebound
wacotrib.com / Thu, 30 Jul 2015 03:16:09 -0500
PARIS (AP) — French carmaker Renault has reported a sharp rise in its first-half profit as the European car market rebounded strongly in the period.
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