Texas lawmakers will consider these bills
mysanantonio.com / Tue, 11 Nov 2014 23:57:00 UT
Elections season is over. It's now time for lawmakers to get to work on the issues that are most important to Texans ... and some many Texans weren't even aware of.
Wishful thinking: What we’d bid on at a classic car auction
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 28 May 2015 00:15:00 -0500
When Midlander Gene Plunk puts 10 of his classic vehicles on the auction block Saturday, it will be hard not to drool over his beautiful collection.
Curry wants what LeBron has in Warriors-Cavaliers NBA Finals
wacotrib.com / Thu, 28 May 2015 01:54:36 -0500
Stephen Curry and LeBron James, this season's brightest stars taking basketball's biggest stage.
Floods in vulnerable Houston no surprise, despite controls
wacotrib.com / Thu, 28 May 2015 01:54:28 -0500
HOUSTON (AP) — The flooding, property damage and loss of life as torrential rains this week hit the Houston area should be no surprise.
Tourists get knockout photo of Stallone atop ‘Rocky’ steps
mysanantonio.com / Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:53:27 UT
Stallone made the art museum's steps famous in his first turn as fictional boxer Rocky Balboa, who used them as part of his training regimen. Thousands of people now visit the steps each year to re-create the run and to take pictures with a Rocky statue, which originally was a prop in "Rocky III." What are the chances of meeting him, that celebrity, right there?" he said of the Stallone encounter, calling it "an unreal experience.
Key numbers from a report to Congress on US education
wacotrib.com / Thu, 28 May 2015 02:27:22 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — The American education landscape is shifting.
Man arrested with 6 assault rifles during Texas traffic stop
mysanantonio.com / Wed, 21 Jan 2015 13:12:19 UT
GEORGETOWN, Texas (AP) — A Central Texas man has been charged with having banned weapons after police discovered six military-style assault rifles in his SUV. Georgetown police early Saturday stopped Garcia's SUV after receiving reports of a driver weaving through traffic on southbound Interstate 35.
Operation Blessing team heads to Texas for flood relief
wacotrib.com / Thu, 28 May 2015 01:32:12 -0500
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Operation Blessing International's U.S. Disaster Relief team is deploying to San Marcos, Texas to help following flooding of the Blancos River.
Army chief of staff honors two young Fort Bliss soldiers as heroes
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 23:25:26 MDT
FORT BLISS >> Two young Fort Bliss soldiers say they were just doing their jobs as infantry men, but the Army says they are heroes.
Bush’s busy role on corporate boards could become 2016 issue
wacotrib.com / Thu, 28 May 2015 02:13:12 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — After leaving the Florida governor's office, Jeb Bush began lining up positions in corporate boardrooms. He served as a board member or adviser to at least 15 companies and nonprofit
Syria’s al-Qaida chief says no plans to attack the West
wacotrib.com / Thu, 28 May 2015 03:05:09 -0500
BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of al-Qaida's branch in Syria says they have no plans to attack the West and denies that the so-called Khorasan group exists.
First hearing in House lawsuit over Obama health law
wacotrib.com / Thu, 28 May 2015 02:17:43 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorneys for the federal government and the House of Representatives are getting ready to face off in the first court hearing on Republicans' lawsuit over President Barack Obama's h
US, Swiss timed FIFA raids for maximum effect
wacotrib.com / Thu, 28 May 2015 02:36:45 -0500
BERN, Switzerland (AP) — For months, American and Swiss investigators worked in secret to prepare for the raids that would shake the soccer world.
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