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Word of the Day for Thursday, April 17, 2014
amarillo.com / Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:35:09 +0000

WORD OF THE DAY

ingratiate

■ in.gra.ti . ate

■ in grā ́ shē āt

Definition: (v) To win confidence or good graces for oneself

Example: “There are few things that we so unwillingly give up, even in advanced age, as the supposition that we still have the power of ingratiating ourselves with the fair sex.”

— Samuel Johnson


Crime Beat (April 17)
timesrecordnews.com / Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:00:00 -0000
Hungry man accused in felony assault


Dress codes: Where should schools set limits?
ReporterNews.com / Thu, 17 Apr 2014 04:25:00 -0000
They're called leggings — popular fashion items that are tight-fitting pants to some, and glorified tights to others.

City receives courthouse demolition proposal
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:03:00 -0500
The city received a proposed demolition agreement Wednesday night from Energy Tower developers, Mayor Jerry Morales told the Reporter-Telegram.

Good Shepherd Medical Center honors auxiliary members
news-journal.com / Thu, 17 Apr 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Frances Morris says when her husband died during her emergency appendectomy, she was “surrounded by angels.”

Job hopefuls seek positions at City of Longview career fair
news-journal.com / Thu, 17 Apr 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Job hopefuls lined up Wednesday outside Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center seeking employment with the city of Longview.

New details emerge on home invasion
timesrecordnews.com / Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:00:00 -0000
An arrest affidavit has revealed new details on a home invasion and robbery that happened April 10.

Residents debate bond at latest forum
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Thu, 17 Apr 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Residents and Marshall ISD staff gathered at Trinity Episcopal Church on Tuesday night to listen as MISD trustee Chase Palmer and resident Sherri Young discussed their opposing views on the upcoming b

HIGH SCHOOL TRACK AND FIELD: Central, Lake View have strong showings
GoSanAngelo.com / Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:25:00 -0000
LUBBOCK — The Central and Lake View high school track teams had similar showings Wednesday during the first day of the 5A and 4A area meets at Lowrey Field, as they both qualified a pair of athletes for next week’s regional meet.

Perseverance pays off for Amarillo runner headed to Boston Marathon
amarillo.com / Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:39:43 +0000

For 10 years, Jennifer Campos of Canyon tried qualifying for the Boston Marathon. For 10 years, through 12 of the 26.2-mile runs, she came up short. None was as frustrating as her finish of 3 hours, 35 minutes, 39 seconds at Fort Worth’s Cowtown Marathon in 2012, missing her age-qualifier by a scant 39 seconds.

“At times, I just wasn’t sure I was capable of reaching that goal,” she said.

But perseverance and persistence finally paid off.

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Kesha Rogers, Houston activist, running for U.S. Senator without Democrats’ support
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:19:55 MDT
Houston activist Kesha Rogers is running for U.S. Senator as a Democratic candidate who wants to impeach President Barack Obama, also a Democrat.

Letter to the Editor: Don’t press the snooze button
timesrecordnews.com / Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:00:00 -0000
Hack Alexander, CMSgt. Ret. USAF, Iowa Park

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