Drivers weigh in on Uber boom in NYC
wacotrib.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 00:44:22 -0500
NEW YORK (AP) — The rise of smartphone ride-hailing services has given New York City riders increasingly more choices in how to get from here to there.
Boil water notice issued in Bosque County
Officials of the King Creek Water Supply Corp. in Bosque County have notified all customers affected by a recent drop in water pressure and replacement of a ground water storage tank to boil their dri
Democrats happy with Obama outreach as they weigh Iran deal
wacotrib.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 02:21:46 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Determined to secure support for the Iran nuclear deal, President Barack Obama is making inroads with a tough constituency — his fellow Democrats in Congress.
Activists: Syria warplane crashes, killing and wounding many
wacotrib.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 03:34:36 -0500
BEIRUT (AP) — Air raids and the subsequent crash of a Syrian warplane in a residential area in the northwestern town of Ariha on Monday killed and wounded dozens of people, two activist groups said.
2-year-old from San Elizario dies
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 2 Aug 2015 23:30:46 MDT
A 2-year-old from San Elizario is dead and the El Paso County Sheriff's Office is investigating. Sheriff's deputies were sent to the 1300 block of Endeis in San Elizario just before midnight Saturday in reference to a medical call.
5 things to know about the fight over Planned Parenthood
wacotrib.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 02:25:45 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans will likely lose Monday's Senate showdown over halting federal aid to Planned Parenthood. Yet the political offensive by abortion foes has just started, prompted by a bat
McLennan County considers new bomb squad vehicle funds
McLennan County’s four-person bomb squad hopes to convince the county to help purchase a new truck to replace the 1995 ambulance-turned-response vehicle that isn’t big enough to hold all the equipment
Commissioner Carlos Leon criticizes UMC CEO on comments
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 2 Aug 2015 23:41:26 MDT
University Medical Center of El Paso CEO Jim Valenti angered a county commissioner by saying during a recent meeting that last year's layoffs at the hospital were used to oust poor performers.
Terminally ill grandmother celebrates 93rd birthday
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 2 Aug 2015 23:46:41 MDT
Jovita Martinez's children knew she wanted mariachis for her birthday this year. But when her son, Raymundo Martinez, died in an accident in May, they weren't sure if she would be up for a celebration.
Waco-area news briefs: Aug. 3, 2015
First National Bank Central Texas is sponsoring the 27th annual Kickoff Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 19 at Baylor University’s Ferrell Center, 1900 S. University Parks Drive.
Analysis: US-Turkey deal on Syria a big gamble
wacotrib.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 02:13:59 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are both taking a big gamble as they agree to work together against the Islamic State group militants in Syria.
Closing ceremonies held for Los Angeles Special Olympics
wacotrib.com / Sun, 02 Aug 2015 23:35:19 -0500
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of athletes have said goodbye to Los Angeles in an emotional closing ceremony for the Special Olympics.
Zimbabwe accuses 2nd American of illegally hunting lion
wacotrib.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 01:09:19 -0500
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe has accused a Pennsylvania doctor of illegally killing a lion in April, as it seeks to extradite a Minnesota dentist who killed a well-known lion named Cecil in July.
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