West Texas Agricultural Chemicals Institute to host annual conference
lubbockonline.com / Thu, 03 Sep 2015 05:10:05 +0000
Ag chemicals Institute to host conference
West Texas Agricultural Chemicals Institute will host its 63rd annual conference Wednesday at the Bayer Museum of Agriculture, 1121 Canyon Lake Drive.
Topics to be discussed at the conference include pesticide application and laws and regulations, crop rotation and nutrient management strategies, weed resistance and insect resistance management, crop insurance and more.
Registration is $95 at the door or $75 in advance. Lunch is included.
Registration begins at 7 a.m.
Word of the day for Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015
amarillo.com / Wed, 02 Sep 2015 23:06:39 +0000
WORD OF THE DAY
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Definition: (n) one who gives evidence
Example: As a witness under oath, the
Labor Day roundup: Music, art, dancing, kolaches
wacotrib.com / Thu, 03 Sep 2015 00:01:00 -0500
Yes, there are some weekends when there’s nothing to do in Waco. No, this is not one of those weekends.
Motorcycle driver ejected in I-40 accident
amarillo.com / Thu, 03 Sep 2015 02:39:38 +0000
A man was hospitalized after an accident involving a car and a motorcycle Wednesday night on Interstate 40.
About 8:30 p.m., Amarillo police responded to an accident in the eastbound lanes of I-40 near the Bell Street on-ramp. A man driving a blue Honda motorcycle had been ejected onto a grassy median after rear-ending a silver Nissan Altima, police said.
Inmates charged with alleged assault in jail
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 02 Sep 2015 18:27:00 -0500
Two Midland County jail inmates were charged with allegedly beating another inmate in a fight, according to court documents.
China shows rising power in parade marking WWII defeat
wacotrib.com / Thu, 03 Sep 2015 02:52:51 -0500
BEIJING (AP) — With fighter jets roaring overhead, China's leader presided Thursday over a massive parade of tanks, missiles and troops that displayed growing military might, but also pledged to reduc
Report on Ferguson unrest offers lessons in what not to do
wacotrib.com / Thu, 03 Sep 2015 02:31:29 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — The police response to unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, last summer offers lessons in how not to handle mass demonstrations, according to a Justice Department report that warns such pro
Biden testing political waters in Florida
wacotrib.com / Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:42:39 -0500
MIAMI (AP) — Approaching a time of decision, Vice President Joe Biden tested the political waters in Florida on Wednesday as he mulls over whether to join a 2016 presidential race that's left a lot De
Las Cruces man placed on New Mexico’s Most Wanted
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 2 Sep 2015 21:05:41 MDT
An alleged gang member from Las Cruces on Wednesday was added to New Mexico's Most Wanted list.
Today in history for Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015
amarillo.com / Wed, 02 Sep 2015 23:06:07 +0000
■ In 1189, England’s King
■ In 1658, Oliver Cromwell, the Lord Protector of England, died in London; he was succeeded by his son, Richard.
■ In 1783, representatives of the U.S. and Britain signed the Treaty of Paris, which officially ended the Revolutionary War.
■ In 1868, the Japanese city of Edo was renamed Tokyo.
■ In 1914, Cardinal Giacomo Della Chiesa became pope; he took the name Benedict XV.
El Paso home foreclosure filings up 49 percent in 7-month period
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 2 Sep 2015 22:49:10 MDT
The number of El Paso homes with foreclosure filings increased 49 percent in the first seven months of the year compared to the same period in 2014, according to recently released data from RealtyTrac.
Baylor handling of sex assault cases gets outside probe
wacotrib.com / Wed, 02 Sep 2015 19:20:14 -0500
WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor University has hired a Philadelphia law firm to independently investigate the university's handling of sexual assault complaints, including one against defensive end Sam Ukwu
Bangladesh indicts owners for deadly 2012 factory fire
wacotrib.com / Thu, 03 Sep 2015 03:03:24 -0500
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A court in Bangladesh's capital has indicted two owners of a garment factory and 11 others for homicide over a 2012 fire that killed 112 workers.
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