Isaac may cost energy industry $1 billion
houstonchronicle.com / Fri, 31 Aug 2012 16:31:49 UT
Hurricane Isaac cost the energy industry up to $1 billion in lost production and damage to equipment, a risk modeling firm estimates.
Former Texas officer indicted in child porn case
mysanantonio.com / Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:46:20 UT
BRYAN, Texas (AP) — A Central Texas grand jury has indicted a former reserve police officer who authorities say had child pornography on his cellphone. A Brazos County grand jury on Thursday found there is enough evidence to charge the former Bryan Police Department officer.
See if you agree with GOP winners & losers
houstonchronicle.com / Fri, 31 Aug 2012 16:13:00 UT
Budget analyst seeking El Paso school board seat
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:14:05 MST
Army Reserve chaplain Cpt. Timothy Martin said he is seeking a seat on the El Paso Independent School District board because he has seen the district's challenges and triumphs as his 10 children have attended its schools.
Fort Bliss soldier killed in East Africa
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:18:37 MST
A Fort Bliss soldier will be buried this weekend after he was killed in East Africa earlier this month.
El Paso Children’s Hospital names Mark Herbers new CEO
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:07:54 MST
El Paso Children's Hospital on Friday named Mark Herbers as its new chief executive officer.
Deadline passes for Children’s Hospital to accept UMC proposal
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:11:43 MST
The deadline for El Paso Children's Hospital to accept a possible take over by University Medical Center passed today, and UMC officials said they will stop offering services to Children's Hospital next month.
Houston City Hall will be teal next week
houstonchronicle.com / Fri, 31 Aug 2012 17:59:19 UT
Editor’s note: Today’s guest post comes from Lu Quast, a lawyer, educator and cancer activist, in honor of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Early detection of ovarian cancer can be extremely difficult. If you’re a woman, or there’s a woman you love in your life, you’ll want to know about this. Read on: Check out the lights on Houston City Hall this week. They’re a beautiful color of teal! They’ll remain teal for the entire week first of September, so look at them now. Check out televised sessions of City Council, too, and you’ll see some of its members wearing teal on September 7th, National Wear Teal Day. Why all the [...]
UTEP men’s basketball: Miners face Southern Miss without coach
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:57:53 MST
UTEP coach Tim Floyd will miss his homecoming game tonight when the Miners meet Southern Miss in Hattiesburg.
Former Austin teacher charged with biting student
mysanantonio.com / Fri, 5 Dec 2014 09:36:52 UT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A former Austin elementary school special education teacher has been charged with biting a student. Officers say he bit the 11-year-old Kocurek Elementary School student on the arm on Nov. 10.
51 years after wreck, 7-inch car part found in arm
mysanantonio.com / Thu, 1 Jan 2015 17:21:27 UT
51 years after wreck, 7-inch car part found in arm The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1EOtGa6 ) reports that the accident broke Lampitt's hip, drawing attention away from the arm, which healed. A decade or so ago, his arm set off a metal detector at a courthouse. An X-ray showed a slender object the length of a pencil, but since it caused no pain or hardship, Lampitt was told to let it be. Lampitt wasn't sure what he'd do with the lever — maybe make a key chain out of it.
12 people file to run for four El Paso City Council seats
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:32:13 MST
A dozen candidates, including three incumbents, are running for seats on the El Paso City Council in the May 9 city election, according to election documents filed with the Municipal Clerk's Office.
Carlsbad fifth-grader is region’s best speller
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:30:18 MST
Fifth-grader Liam Nyikos of Riverside Elementary School in Carlsbad is the region's best speller. The 10-year-old student correctly spelled the championship word "minstrels" to win the 2015 El Paso Times Spelling Bee on Friday at Bel Air High School's Tartan Theatre.
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