Little Caesars Love Kitchen helps city’s homeless
amarillo.com / Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:21:29 +0000
Little Caesars Pizza sent a mobile pizza kitchen to Amarillo’s Salvation Army on Monday to feed people in need.
The Little Caesars Love Kitchen, a functional pizza cookery built into a semi-trailer, has made stops in 48 states and some Canadian provinces, feeding over 2 million people along the way.
“It’s something that Little Caesars has been doing since 1985 … we take the truck around from city to city and state to state all over the U.S. and parts of Canada,” franchise manager Adam Sherman said.
Civil war in Yemen does impact West Texas
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:15:00 -0500
Air strikes by Saudi Arabia and increasing involvement against a rebellion by ethnic Houthis in Yemen sparked a brief rally in oil prices last week. The bombings sent prices for West Texas Intermediat
PSB to vote again April 8 on new water franchise fee
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 30 Mar 2015 23:23:50 MDT
The El Paso Public Service Board will discuss and vote again on whether to add the new franchise fee to residential customers at its April 8 regular meeting, officials said.
Cook calls ‘religious objection’ laws dangerous
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:43:00 -0500
NEW YORK — Apple CEO Tim Cook said that so-called "religious objection" legislation being introduced in a number of states is dangerous and bad for business.
2014 Texas APME Awards List
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:03:00 -0500
WACO — The Texas Associated Press Managing Editors presented its 2014 journalism awards at its annual convention Saturday over the weekend. Winners also were announced in the Headliners Excellence in
Selena forever: El Pasoans remember and honor popular fallen Tejano star
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 30 Mar 2015 23:41:24 MDT
El Pasoan Sandy Reyes remembers where she was the first time she heard the infectious music of Selena — in San Antonio with her husband, listening to an all-Tejano radio station. Reyes remembers where she was the first time she saw Selena perform — the now-defunct Tejas Bar on Alameda Avenue.
Lower Rates Help Buyers
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:54:00 -0500
It may seem like rates on home loans have been vacillating in a tight range, brushing up against four percent on the 30-year fixed and then falling back. Rates, however, are still considerably lower t
El Paso lawmaker says DPS not measuring its border performance
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:44:36 MDT
AUSTIN >> The Texas Department of Public Safety has claimed success in securing the border and is asking for $123 million more to complete the job.
César Chávez Day closures
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:18:33 MDT
The following offices and institutions will be open/closed today in observance of César Chávez Day, a state holiday in Texas on March 31 to honor the birthday of migrant farmworkers' activist and co-founder of the United Farm Workers.
Felony arrests for Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:29:00 -0500
Johnny J. Rangel, 20, of Big Spring was charged Friday with possession of a controlled substance of less than one gram and unauthorized use of a vehicle.
WWII-era bomber offers tours, rides
amarillo.com / Tue, 31 Mar 2015 02:11:13 +0000
This week, Amarillo is getting a visit from the world’s only flying B-29 Superfortress — and rides are available.
The warplane, named Fifi, made its way to the Texas Air and Space Museum on Monday.
B-29s, developed by Boeing in 1942, were designed for the European theater, but are best known for dropping nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, in August 1945, according to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.
El Paso airport passenger traffic down from Jan., up from Feb., 2014
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:27:11 MDT
February passenger traffic at El Paso International Airport decreased 8.3 percent from January, but increased 2 percent from a year ago, data released Monday show.
El Paso Water Utilities CEO gets $16,800 salary increase
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:21:32 MDT
John Balliew, chief executive officer of El Paso Water Utilities, has received a $16,800 pay raise after his bosses gave him a good performance evaluation.
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