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Rodeo star knows it’s all about the kids
amarillo.com / Sun, 30 Aug 2015 00:23:09 +0000

VIDEO | As much as Josh Bush cares about the rodeo Boys Ranch has been putting on for years now — September’s event will be its 71st — he cares about the kids who live out there even more.

“I just love them to death,” he said. “They’re my family now. Watching them succeed is them watching me succeed.”

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Woody Gilliland always faithful to Rehab Center
ReporterNews.com / Sun, 30 Aug 2015 03:00:34 GMT
The fomer Marine turned health care administrator is retiring as president and CEO of the West Texas Rehabilitation Center but still will head its foundation and build lasting relationships.

Fire at Saudi oil company residential complex kills 2
wacotrib.com / Sun, 30 Aug 2015 02:57:29 -0500
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A large fire broke out Sunday in the basement of a sprawling residential complex in Saudi Arabia's oil-rich east, killing at least two people and wounding 70, civil

Meetings for the week: Aug. 30-Sept. 5, 2015
wacotrib.com / Sun, 30 Aug 2015 00:01:00 -0500
To list your nonprofit support group, send the groups name, purpose and phone number or email address to goingsonwacotrib.com with NONPROFIT in the subject line; use the form at www.wacotrib.com/going

Sales of unearthed Atari games total more than $100,000
wacotrib.com / Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:03:19 -0500
ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — A cache of Atari game cartridges dug up in a New Mexico landfill last year has generated more than $100,000 in sales over the last several months.

On-Air Ambush: TV crew’s killing unfolds in real time
wacotrib.com / Sat, 29 Aug 2015 18:23:19 -0500
The on-air shooting deaths of Virginia TV reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward and the suicide five hours later of gunman Vester Flanagan played out in a sort of surreal time, spilling from

Blue Jays’ Encarnacion hits 3 HRs against Tigers
wacotrib.com / Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:10:47 -0500
TORONTO (AP) — Edwin Encarnacion hit a grand slam in the seventh inning for his third home run of the game in Saturday's contest against Detroit.

Community briefs
lubbockonline.com / Sun, 30 Aug 2015 05:20:33 +0000

OLLI announces variety of classes

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute has announced its classes and courses range from Cuba to computers, and from food to football.

Emma Carrasco, OLLI director, said there will be several timely classes on the history of music, art, tourism — and the people of Cuba.

“You can catch up with what’s current and new about everything from artificial intelligence and the ‘cloud’ to controversial calls by football referees.”

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WT restructures for growth
amarillo.com / Sat, 29 Aug 2015 20:44:32 +0000

West Texas A&M University administrators have done a major restructuring in response to enrollment growth.

“The restructure was brought on by the growth of several programs in the college, most notably agricultural sciences and engineering,” said Wade Shaffer, provost and vice president of academic affairs. “As programs grew it became apparent that the former structure of the college was not ideal, and that reorganizing units could provide more focused services for students and a stronger identity for each of the college’s academic programs.”

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Montana stuns North Dakota State 38-35 on late TD
wacotrib.com / Sat, 29 Aug 2015 21:02:08 -0500
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Bob Stitt is off and running at the University of Montana — at four-time defending national champion North Dakota State's expense.

Motorcycle rider killed on Valley Mills Drive
wacotrib.com / Sat, 29 Aug 2015 19:25:00 -0500
A Waco man died early Saturday afternoon with injuries suffered in a collision between the motorcycle he was riding and a sport utility vehicle in the 800 block of north Valley Mills Drive, according

Dallas County reports 2nd West Nile virus-related death
wacotrib.com / Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:39:19 -0500
DALLAS (AP) — Health officials say a fifth person has died in Texas this year after contracting the West Nile virus, with two victims in the Dallas area.

38 girls, young women killed in Swaziland crash, says group
wacotrib.com / Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:04:22 -0500
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — At least 38 girls and young women were killed in a crash while travelling to Swaziland's most famous traditional festival, a rights group said on Saturday.

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