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Kasich plans to announce GOP 2016 presidential bid July 21
wacotrib.com / Mon, 29 Jun 2015 02:22:50 -0500
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who's spent the year testing his scrappy political style and pragmatic policy positions around the country, plans to formally enter the 2016 presidential r

Kuwait mosque bomber raised no red flags, transited Bahrain
wacotrib.com / Mon, 29 Jun 2015 03:03:50 -0500
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Gulf authorities say the Saudi man who blew himself up in a Kuwaiti mosque last week arrived on a flight from the island nation of Bahrain and had no background sugg

Religious liberty is rallying cry after gay marriage ruling
wacotrib.com / Mon, 29 Jun 2015 00:02:28 -0500
NEW YORK (AP) — Now that same-sex marriage is legal nationwide, religious conservatives are focusing on preserving their right to object. Their concerns are for the thousands of faith-based charities,

Puerto Rico governor says island can’t pay its public debt
wacotrib.com / Sun, 28 Jun 2015 23:19:00 -0500
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The governor is warning that Puerto Rico can't pay its $72 billion public debt, delivering another jolt to the recession-gripped U.S. island as well as a world financial s

Cigarettes or spark suspected in Taiwan fire that burned 500
wacotrib.com / Mon, 29 Jun 2015 03:39:06 -0500
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Investigators in Taiwan were focusing Monday on the possibility that a cigarette butt or spark caused the blaze that burned more than 500 people at a weekend water park party whe

Martinez paces Cardinals to 4-1 win, sweep of Cubs
wacotrib.com / Mon, 29 Jun 2015 01:02:09 -0500
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Every five or 10 minutes while the game was on hold, Carlos Martinez went to the indoor batting cage to stay loose.

Tunisia struggles to find balanced response to terror
wacotrib.com / Mon, 29 Jun 2015 03:54:37 -0500
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia has reason to fear a terror attack. The only democracy that emerged from the turmoil of the 2011 Arab Spring has seen more of its young men join the Islamic State group t

Troopers hunting escapees scrambled to save 1 they captured
wacotrib.com / Mon, 29 Jun 2015 00:53:12 -0500
MALONE, N.Y. (AP) — Some of the same state troopers who spent three weeks hunting down two escaped killers found themselves scrambling to get the lone survivor to a hospital, hoping to make him well e

Palestinian to end 55-day hunger strike and will be released
wacotrib.com / Mon, 29 Jun 2015 01:59:40 -0500
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian held without charges by Israel for the past year is ending a 55-day hunger strike and in exchange will be released in two weeks, his wife and an advocacy group

2 Lubbock residents caught with meth in Seagraves
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 29 Jun 2015 04:29:38 +0000

SEAGRAVES — Two people were arrested when they were caught during a traffic stop with a significant amount of methamphetamine.

Donald Hubbard, 35, and Patsy Tidwell, 29, both of Lubbock, are charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.

Hubbard and Tidwell were stopped for speeding about 1:25 p.m. Sunday in the 1000 block of US 385, according to the Seagraves Police Department’s Facebook page.

Both displayed suspicious behavior and denied the officers’ request to search their vehicle.

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Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj, Beyonce win big at BET Awards
wacotrib.com / Sun, 28 Jun 2015 23:41:16 -0500
Though she was absent, Beyonce won three BET Awards, including video of the year for "7/11," while Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj also won multiple awards at the all-star show Sunday night.

Rep. Pickett, D-El Paso pushes to drop tolls on border highway
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 28 Jun 2015 22:21:27 MDT
AUSTIN >> Rep. Joe Pickett, D-El Paso, is on a campaign to eliminate tolls on the Cesar Chavez Border Highway.

Dangerous men, careful plans and a bold escape for the ages
wacotrib.com / Mon, 29 Jun 2015 02:54:22 -0500
NEW YORK (AP) — It was dawn in the cellblocks of Dannemora, time for a round of bed checks on the convicted killers, rapists and other criminals held behind stark 19th-century walls. Guards went along

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