Malaysia orders sea search-and-rescue for migrants
wacotrib.com / Thu, 21 May 2015 17:46:09 -0500
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Four Malaysian navy ships began searching the seas for stranded boat people Thursday in the first official rescue operation since desperate migrants started washing onto Southea
wacotrib.com / Thu, 21 May 2015 18:10:19 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — These Texas lotteries were drawn Thursday:
Marine surprises daughters in El Paso after 18 months apart
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 21 May 2015 23:50:17 MDT
Two young sisters got a big surprise at school today while reading essays about their hero--their Marine dad.
Texas lawmakers finalize $3.8B in tax cuts
wacotrib.com / Thu, 21 May 2015 22:18:15 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas lawmakers have finalized $3.8 billion in tax cuts in a deal struck a week before the end of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott's first legislative session.
El Paso man gets 20 years in federal prison in crystal meth case
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 21 May 2015 23:34:07 MDT
An El Paso man was sentenced this week in U.S. District Court to more than 20 years in federal prison for running a crystal methamphetamine ring, the U.S. Attorney's Office said Thursday.
Cannabis oil bill heads to governor
tdtnews.com / Thu, 21 May 2015 21:04:00 -0500
Parents were the squeaky wheels who took the message of cannabis oil to Texas legislators and it appears all their hard work will prevail.Linda Litzinger, public policy coordinator for Texas Parent to Parent, happily credits parents of children with seizures for the bill’s success, so far.Michelle Bartlett of Temple and Jeannie Camp of Killeen are two of the mothers who took the cannabis oil message to Austin.Both have sons who have seizures.
Pep rally honors Lubbock Christian School student headed to spelling bee
lubbockonline.com / Thu, 21 May 2015 23:58:32 +0000
It’s not every day students are allowed to run through the inflatable eagle head in the Lubbock Christian School Eagle Athletic Center for winning a spelling bee.
Each participant in the school’s own qualifying bee ran through the eagle head to cheers from the band, cheerleaders, students and parents, leading up to the moment when the last name was called: Grant Taylor.
Rangers 3, Red Sox 1
wacotrib.com / Thu, 21 May 2015 21:04:29 -0500
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Australia in Europe’s Song Contest? In a word, yes.
wacotrib.com / Fri, 22 May 2015 03:33:27 -0500
VIENNA (AP) — For the first time in its 60-year history, the Eurovision Song Contest may be won by — Australia.
SKorea court suspends nut rage executive’s prison term
wacotrib.com / Thu, 21 May 2015 22:38:58 -0500
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean court Friday suspended the prison term of the former Korean Air executive whose onboard "nut rage" tantrum delayed a flight last year, immediately ending her i
5 B.B. King children visit body a day before public viewing
wacotrib.com / Fri, 22 May 2015 03:26:03 -0500
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Five of B.B. King's adult children visited the blues great one last time in private at a Las Vegas funeral home that will host a public viewing Friday ahead of a Saturday memorial ser
Brewers’ Smith ejected for allegedly having pine tar on arm
wacotrib.com / Thu, 21 May 2015 20:31:41 -0500
ATLANTA (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Will Smith was ejected for allegedly having pine tar on his right forearm in the seventh inning Thursday night against the Atlanta Braves.
wacotrib.com / Thu, 21 May 2015 23:41:24 -0500
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