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Dr. Neha Sharma: Possible cancer recurrence stirs memories
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 2 Aug 2015 18:53:56 MDT
Dear Thyroid Cancer, I thought I said goodbye in 2007. I wasn't expecting to deal with anything cancer related ever again.

Nigeria: troops rescue 178 people, destroy extremist camps
wacotrib.com / Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:21:09 -0500
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian troops rescued 178 people from Boko Haram in attacks that destroyed several camps of the Islamic extremists in the northeast of the country, an army statement said Sunda

Teen dies several days after shooting at Lubbock apartment complex
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 01:15:48 +0000

A teen who was shot last week at a Lubbock apartment complex has died.

Jaylon Brown, 19, of Lubbock died Sunday, according to an A-J Media obituary.

Brown and 13-year-old Brashodrick Dial were both initially listed as critically injured after the shooting at 7:43 p.m. Tuesday in the 2500 block of Weber Drive, where the Park Meadows Villas are located.

Officials at University Medical Center previously said information about Brown’s and Dial’s condition would not be publicly available due to security.

The suspect in the shooting has not been identified.

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Pro-Bush super PAC received $1M from Florida power company
wacotrib.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 02:33:55 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — The largest Florida corporate donor to a super political action committee backing former Gov. Jeb Bush's presidential run is NextEra Energy Inc., the company that owns electric utili

Big training exercise through mid-August at Camp Shelby
wacotrib.com / Sun, 02 Aug 2015 17:51:52 -0500
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — About 500 active-duty soldiers from Texas are training with a National Guard unit from north Mississippi at Camp Shelby, a 134,000-acre National Guard training center in Hatt

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.

Wildfire raging north of San Francisco threatens homes
wacotrib.com / Sun, 02 Aug 2015 23:17:12 -0500
LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Wildfires blazing in several Western states Sunday chewed up forests and threatened homes but were most numerous in Northern California where dozens are raging and setting of

LEADING OFF: Price Jays debut; Burnett to doc; Cubs-Pirates
wacotrib.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 02:14:34 -0500
A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:

Amarillo VA to expand emergency department
amarillo.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 03:22:15 +0000

Thomas E. Creek VA Health Care System, 6010 W. Amarillo Blvd., is expanding its emergency department for veterans and their families.

“It’s almost three times the size of our current emergency department,” VA spokesman Patrick Hutchison said. “It will add more individual room for the exam rooms. It’ll also have a bigger waiting room. It’ll have drive-up access at the front of the building, rather than the back where our (emergency department) is currently.”

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Woman convicted for trying to hire man to kill her son’s dad
wacotrib.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 03:03:12 -0500
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — A College Station woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for trying to hire an undercover officer to kill her 7-year-old son's father.

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.

Official: Top Burundi general assassinated in the capital
wacotrib.com / Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:47:02 -0500
BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — A Burundi general who was a key security ally of President Pierre Nkurunziza was killed Sunday in a drive-by shooting in the capital, Bujumbura, a presidential spokesman said

Police ID suspect in killing of officer; manhunt underway
wacotrib.com / Sun, 02 Aug 2015 20:01:49 -0500
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee police officials on Sunday identified a suspect in the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer, and an intense search for the man is underway.

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