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Heritage title for Japan industry sites draws mixed reaction
wacotrib.com / Mon, 06 Jul 2015 01:25:46 -0500
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese officials expressed elation Monday over the U.N. cultural body's approval of world heritage status for 23 historic sites illustrating the country's transformation into an industr

Brewers extend win streak to 8 games with 6-1 victory
wacotrib.com / Sun, 05 Jul 2015 15:26:31 -0500
CINCINNATI (AP) — Rookie Taylor Jungmann allowed four hits in eight innings and the Milwaukee Brewers extended their winning streak to eight games with a 6-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday

Accelerator provides workspace, opportunities
tdtnews.com / Sun, 05 Jul 2015 18:39:00 -0500
It’s been years in the planning phase, but the Temple Health and Bioscience District’s accelerator at 1802 S. First St. is now open for business, almost.Some of the furniture and equipment purchased for the building is still in storage at Perry Office Supply and in the warehouse at Scott & White West Campus, and the set up of the common lab is still being tweaked.The purpose of the facility is to provide workspace as well as opportunities for start-up professionals to perform prototyping and development, as well as collaborate with other tenants, and seek guidance on taking a product or technology to market.

World heritage status for The Alamo, Japan industrial sites
wacotrib.com / Sun, 05 Jul 2015 14:23:13 -0500
BONN, Germany (AP) — The United States has succeeded in its bid to "Remember the Alamo," after the U.N. cultural body approved its status as a world heritage site Sunday.

Social change slow to follow gay marriage
amarillo.com / Mon, 06 Jul 2015 03:29:56 +0000

AUSTIN – Since the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage, Texas and a few other states have reminded the nation that social change doesn’t come easy.

The strong opposition to the gay marriage ruling — mainly from Gov. Greg Abbott, Attorney General Ken Paxton and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick — is reminiscent of the state’s opposition to previous historic rulings.

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Storify: Fourth of July weekend around El Paso
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 5 Jul 2015 14:51:24 MDT
Check out how El Paso celebrated Fourth of July weekend on Twitter and Instagram.

The Latest: Pope makes surprise foray outside his residence
wacotrib.com / Sun, 05 Jul 2015 20:40:29 -0500
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America:

Rain helps Hamilton win thrilling British GP, extend F1 lead
wacotrib.com / Sun, 05 Jul 2015 14:20:11 -0500
SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Rain soaked Silverstone and water then filled Lewis Hamilton's eyes.

Blacks torn between anger, mercy for Charleston shooter
wacotrib.com / Mon, 06 Jul 2015 03:14:39 -0500
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Under an outdoor tent a few blocks from Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Sharon Simmons paused while cleaning up from the previous night's revival to ponder the idea

A-Rod deserves All-Star consideration
wacotrib.com / Mon, 06 Jul 2015 02:33:18 -0500
A-Rod the All-Star?

Hungry horses easier to feed post-drought
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 06 Jul 2015 03:48:29 +0000

GUTHRIE — It’s a great time to be a hungry horse.

For the maned-and-hooved crowd, it’s hard to remember when pastures and grain feed have been so plentiful.

“People are able to feed their horses more economically,” said Glenn Blodgett, horse division manager and a veterinarian at the Four Sixes Ranch in King County.

Why is it easier?

Rain.

An extra wet past year or so boosted both the grasses and the grain crops horses consume.

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Bombs at mosque, restaurant in central Nigerian city kill 44
wacotrib.com / Mon, 06 Jul 2015 02:16:40 -0500
JOS, Nigeria (AP) — Two bombs blamed on the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram exploded at a crowded mosque and an elite Muslim restaurant in Nigeria's central city of Jos, killing 44 people, official

Demonstrators waive Confederate flags at Houston rally
wacotrib.com / Sun, 05 Jul 2015 14:29:27 -0500
HOUSTON (AP) — About 100 people drove around a mall parking lot in Houston waving Confederate flags, in a Fourth of July show support for the divisive symbol that was one of several such events that h

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