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Local mother attributes “luck” to reaching 100th birthday
lubbockonline.com / Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:18:38 +0000

Edith Stone has celebrated a lot of birthdays.

And for the past 77 of them, the new centenarian has had some company.

The Lubbock woman turns 100 on Friday. Her daughter, Janice Ellison, also has some candles to blow out.

Many people consider birthdays the one day that’s all their own. Growing up, did the pair consider having to share theirs with each other an annoyance?

Not at all, they said through hugs.

“We always had a lot of fun,” Ellison said. “She was as much of a sister as a mother.”

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Stephen F. Austin holds off Western Michigan 79-71
wacotrib.com / Thu, 26 Nov 2015 19:00:39 -0600
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Clide Geffrard scored 21 points with nine rebounds — both career highs — to lead Stephen F. Austin to a 79-71 win over Western Michigan on Thursday night in the opening round o

Cutler, Bears hold off Packers 17-13 at rainy Lambeau Field
wacotrib.com / Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:30:12 -0600
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Drenched from a soaking rain, Jay Cutler finally walked out of Lambeau Field with a win.

House scores 19, No. 25 Texas A&M beats No. 10 Gonzaga 62-61
wacotrib.com / Thu, 26 Nov 2015 15:39:01 -0600
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Texas A&M knew it would need to play tough underneath the basket to compete with the size of No. 10 Gonzaga.

High Plains Agriculture Conference set for Dec. 11
lubbockonline.com / Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:12:09 +0000

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host its annual High Plains Agriculture Conference on Dec. 11.

The program is set for 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1102 E. FM 1294.

Individual preregistration, which will include lunch, is $35 by Dec. 9. Afterward it will be $45 at the door, with no lunch guarantee.

Five continuing education units — one integrated pest management, one laws and regulations and three general — will be offered.

Topics and presenters will include:

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Take a ride with Santa at Jingle Bell Express
tdtnews.com / Thu, 26 Nov 2015 19:37:00 -0600
Santa Claus is leaving town … but you can go with him.Families can take a train ride with Santa on Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum’s Jingle Bell Express.

Washington leads Texas Tech in wild win over Texas 48-45
wacotrib.com / Thu, 26 Nov 2015 23:19:09 -0600
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — DeAndre Washington ran for 173 yards and two touchdowns and Texas Tech overcame a breakout performance from Texas freshman tailback Chris Warren III as the Red Raiders beat the Lo

Presidential contenders differ sharply on climate, energy
oaoa.com / Fri, 27 Nov 2015 02:34:10 -0600
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders calls climate change the greatest threat to national security. Front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton promises to install more than 500

Winning numbers drawn in ‘All or Nothing Night’ game
wacotrib.com / Thu, 26 Nov 2015 22:28:17 -0600
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "All or Nothing Night" game were:

The Latest: Friday’s protest to target main shopping area
wacotrib.com / Thu, 26 Nov 2015 20:15:50 -0600
CHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer (all times local):

Waco-area news briefs: Nov. 27, 2015
wacotrib.com / Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:01:00 -0600
The Cen-Tex African American Chamber of Commerce is having a Women of Distinction luncheon from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Greta W. Watson Culinary Arts Center on the Texas State Technical

No. 3 Michigan State routs Boston College 99-68
wacotrib.com / Thu, 26 Nov 2015 19:43:02 -0600
FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Denzel Valentine had a triple-double of 29 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, and No. 3 Michigan State beat Boston College 99-68 Thursday in an opening-round game at the Dire

Allergan’s Waco plant eyes merger of giants with Pfizer
wacotrib.com / Thu, 26 Nov 2015 17:01:00 -0600
Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has announced a $160 billion buyout of Allergan in a mega-deal that will place the maker of wrinkle-reducer Botox and sexual-dysfunction-fighter Viagra under the same corpo

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