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wacotrib.com / Tue, 04 Aug 2015 22:30:58 -0500
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IMF signals delay on adding China to currency basket
wacotrib.com / Tue, 04 Aug 2015 17:55:17 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — The staff of the International Monetary Fund is recommending that China wait until at least October 2016 to join an exclusive club of the world's top currencies.

Too hot to handle? Slide heat not what it was, but can still be harmful
lubbockonline.com / Wed, 05 Aug 2015 02:06:56 +0000

Slides get hot, but not like they used to.

“That was the reason in getting away from those metal slides and metal structures,” said Stewart Gerhart, Lubbock Parks Department operation manager.

Gerhart said Lubbock transitioned over to plastic-made and -covered equipment to help combat the heat, and so far there have been no reports of any injuries caused by the new plastic equipment surfaces getting too hot.

But the Consumer Product Safety Commission still warns people that injury, such as second-degree burns, is a possibility.

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Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Evening’ game
wacotrib.com / Tue, 04 Aug 2015 18:16:15 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Pick 3 Evening" game were:

Council mulls making Waco ‘hands-free zone’ for drivers
wacotrib.com / Tue, 04 Aug 2015 21:12:00 -0500
In a work session Tuesday, Waco City Council discussed the possibility of declaring Waco a “hands-free zone” for drivers using mobile devices. Cities such as Austin, Amarillo and San Antonio have done

Mexico prosecutor: Video has suspects in journalist killing
wacotrib.com / Tue, 04 Aug 2015 18:37:58 -0500
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Prosecutors released a surveillance video Tuesday showing suspects calmly leaving an apartment building where five people were found tortured and shot to death, including a photojou

Lubbock Sheriff seeks funding, manpower boost to take on dramatic increase in narcotics
lubbockonline.com / Tue, 04 Aug 2015 18:30:37 +0000

The Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office wants to boost its narcotics enforcement to attack what Sheriff Kelly Rowe calls a dramatic increase in narcotics.

Its proposed FY 2015-16 budget calls for 12 more positions that will all be tasked with drug-related crime. The proposed positions are an additional narcotics team (the county currently has one), the creation of a gang intelligence and suppression unit, an additional gang intelligence investigator at the detention center and the addition of two more members of their SWAT team.

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Winning numbers drawn in ‘Daily 4 Night’ game
wacotrib.com / Tue, 04 Aug 2015 22:23:23 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Daily 4 Night" game were:

Donovan gets 200th win, Sun cruise past Stars 82-51
wacotrib.com / Tue, 04 Aug 2015 20:26:34 -0500
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Kelsey Bone had 17 points, 10 rebounds and six assists to help the Connecticut Sun beat the San Antonio Stars 82-51 on Tuesday night for coach Anne Donovan's 200th career WNBA

Dems hit Bush after comments on funding for women’s health
wacotrib.com / Tue, 04 Aug 2015 19:39:07 -0500
NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush vowed Tuesday to cut off federal funding for Planned Parenthood if elected to the White House, but drew immediate fire from Democ

Texas Crop Report
wacotrib.com / Tue, 04 Aug 2015 19:38:51 -0500
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — The following reports were compiled by AgriLife Extension Service for the week of Aug. 4:

Hernandez returns to FHS as principal after being at helm of Heritage Middle School
lubbockonline.com / Wed, 05 Aug 2015 03:36:14 +0000

After serving a multitude of different roles in his 10 years within the district, Greg Hernandez will be heading back to where it all started — Frenship High School.

This time, as its principal.

“I had already talked to my family about the possibility of throwing my name in for the job, and I did,” Hernandez said. “I interviewed for the position and I guess I felt like I had just as good a chance as any.

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Man in SWAT standoff was fugitive from California
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 4 Aug 2015 19:52:43 MDT
A man arrested after a SWAT standoff Monday evening in Central El Paso was a fugitive from California, a U.S. Marshals Service spokesman said Tuesday.

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