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Winning numbers drawn in ‘All or Nothing Night’ game
wacotrib.com / Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:46:15 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "All or Nothing Night" game were:

Texas abortion providers study whether clinics could reopen
wacotrib.com / Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:53:18 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Abortion providers cheered a move by the U.S. Supreme Court to temporarily block part of a Texas law that would have closed more than half the state's 19 remaining abortion clinic

Bioscience board meets summer interns
tdtnews.com / Tue, 30 Jun 2015 04:30:00 -0500
Members of the Temple Health and Bioscience District board met the summer interns it funds and began the process of adopting a budget for the fiscal year.The interns have been in Temple working in various labs for about a month.

NBC to Donald Trump: You’re fired; Televisa drops pageant
wacotrib.com / Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:47:28 -0500
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about Mexican immigrants during the annou

Waco court ruling in Bell County lawsuit reversed on appeal
tdtnews.com / Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:32:00 -0500
An earlier federal court ruling in favor of Bell County Sheriff Eddy Lange over two former Bell County employees, Charles M. Grogan and Mary J. Farley, was reversed Monday by the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Puerto Rico wants bondholders to postpone debt payments
wacotrib.com / Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:05:28 -0500
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The governor has called on creditors to postpone bond payments and restructure the U.S. territory's $72 billion in public debt as the government closes out its fiscal year

Union sues feds over hack, says agency had ample warning
wacotrib.com / Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:36:49 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — The largest federal employee union filed a class action lawsuit Monday against the federal personnel office, its leaders and one of its contractors, arguing that negligence contribut

Pre-Civil War baseball team card going on the auction block
wacotrib.com / Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:26:46 -0500
NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, a circa 1860s Brooklyn Atlantics team baseball card was tucked away, first inside a secret drawer of a bedroom set and then between the pages of a photo album.

Former juvenile probation officer sentenced to 18 years in federal prison
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 30 Jun 2015 01:11:10 MDT
A former El Paso County juvenile probation officer was sentenced to 18 years in federal prison Monday for his role in a sex-trafficking ring involving underage girls.

Extra $86M in border security up for approval
mysanantonio.com / Mon, 1 Dec 2014 06:04:06 UT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Another $86 million on border security spending in Texas is up for approval by the state's top budget office. Republican Gov. Rick Perry on Monday will formally present to the Legislative Budget Board plans to finance an extended deployment of state troopers and the Texas National Guard.

Rodriguez: County clerks must issue marriage licenses to all couples
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:25:54 MDT
Texas Sen. José Rodríguez is reminding county clerks of their legal obligations as at least one West Texas clerk is refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Supreme Court upholds use of controversial execution drug
wacotrib.com / Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:49:59 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trading sharp words, a deeply divided Supreme Court upheld the use of a controversial drug in lethal-injection executions Monday, even as two dissenting justices said for the first t

Lawyer: ‘Nothing unreasonable’ about stun gun on 76-year-old
mysanantonio.com / Sun, 11 Jan 2015 21:15:14 UT
VICTORIA, Texas (AP) — The lawyer for a Texas police officer fired for using a stun gun on a 76-year-old man says there was "nothing unreasonable" about using that level of force during a traffic stop that was captured on dashboard camera video. Robinson stopped Pete Vasquez for an expired vehicle inspection sticker, and video captured Robinson grabbing Vasquez's arm and pushing him onto the police cruiser. A criminal investigation into the traffic stop was completed by the Texas Rangers, who turned their findings over to local prosecutors for review.

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