AP EXPLAINS: Could Pell Grants work year-round?
wacotrib.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 03:16:02 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pell Grants have been a fixture of federal financial aid since the 1970s, helping about 8 million low-income students attend college each year.
Pedestrian deaths spiked in 2016, distraction cited
wacotrib.com / Wed, 29 Mar 2017 23:15:10 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pedestrian deaths are climbing faster than motorist fatalities, reaching nearly 6,000 deaths last year — the highest total in more than two decades, according to an analysis of preliminary state data released Thursday.
Sentenced to jail, Christie aide says she won’t be scapegoat
wacotrib.com / Wed, 29 Mar 2017 23:09:58 -0500
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The sentencing of two former aides to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for creating traffic jams at the busiest bridge in the U.S. for political revenge may not prevent the scandal from hanging over the Republican's…
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Fantasy 5’ game
wacotrib.com / Wed, 29 Mar 2017 22:52:04 -0500
PHOENIX (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were:
Register early in San Benito for Pre-K
valleystar.com / Wed, 29 Mar 2017 22:58:00 -0500
SAN BENITO — During the next couple of months, parents will be able to get a jump on registering their children for school.
Muslim immigrant to join California lieutenant governor race
wacotrib.com / Wed, 29 Mar 2017 23:03:58 -0500
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Pakistani-born doctor announced Wednesday that he is joining the 2018 race for lieutenant governor on a platform of saving the Affordable Care Act, providing free community college education and fighting what he termed "Donald Trump's…
Thai prosecutors postpone appearance for Red Bull heir
wacotrib.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 01:30:03 -0500
BANGKOK (AP) — An heir to the Red Bull fortune has won another delay in facing charges after an alleged hit and run that killed a police officer almost five years ago.
Real science doesn’t silence scrutiny
tdtnews.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 04:00:00 -0500
Re: “Truth in Science (Telegram Feb. 1 and follow-up Feb. 4. Academic “experts” are pressuring the Texas Board of Education to have evolution theory taught without “scrutiny” — “unquestioned,” and “un
Winning numbers drawn in ‘5 Card Cash’ game
wacotrib.com / Wed, 29 Mar 2017 23:10:11 -0500
PHOENIX (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "5 Card Cash" game were:
In lab simulating harsh Mars climate, a nascent potato grows
wacotrib.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:30:04 -0500
LIMA, Peru (AP) — In a lab in the Peruvian capital of Lima, a simulator mimicking the harsh conditions found on Mars now contains a hint of life: a nascent potato plant.
Record snowfall buries Anchorage
wacotrib.com / Wed, 29 Mar 2017 23:02:34 -0500
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — It was a late March surprise for residents of Alaska's largest city, the kind that snarls traffic and keeps kids at home for the day.
Poll: Americans dislike GOP’s, Trump’s plan on health care
wacotrib.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:24:54 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Note to President Donald Trump and House Republicans: People really don't like your approach to overhauling America's health care. If you're hoping to revive the effort, you may want to try something different.
China’s Xi to meet Trump in Mar-a-Lago on April 6-7
oaoa.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 03:10:15 -0500
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Donald Trump will meet for the first time on April 6-7 at the latter's Florida resort, China's foreign ministry announced Thursday.
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