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Commuter train route opening delayed amid gov't shutdown

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Officials are delaying the opening of a new commuter train service from Dallas Fort Worth International Airport to downtown Fort Worth, citing the partial shutdown of the federal government.  The Fort Worth Star Telegra More...

Second half of 2018 not dull

During the second half of 2018, readers of The Raymondville Chronicle and Willacy County News learned that protestors spoke at Willacy County commissioners’ meetings about their opposition to the re-opening of the former “tent city” More...

Murder-for-hire-suspect in California death dies in Texas

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - A murder-for-hire suspect till the end, John Litchfield the longtime lover of a fellow Galveston cruise ship captain imprisoned for stealing an infant's identity has died of mad cow disease in a Friendswood nursing home.  More...

Airports seeing rise in security screeners calling off work

NEW YORK (AP) - The federal agency tasked with guaranteeing U.S. More...

Chipped tooth? No! Diner finds pearl in his oyster dish

NEW YORK (AP) - A lucky diner says he happened upon a pearl while eating an oyster dish at a famous New York City restaurant.  Rick Antosh was out to lunch with a friend and ordered his usual at the Grand Central Oyster Bar on Dec. More...

Welcome campers: NY seeks volunteer 'campground ambassadors'

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's Department of Environmental Conservation is looking for volunteers to welcome and assist campers at state campgrounds this summer.  More...

New Mexico holiday proposed for Cesar Chavez, Dennis Chavez

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A New Mexico state lawmaker is proposing a state holiday in honor of the late U.S. Sen. Dennis Chavez of New Mexico and the late farmworker union leader Cesar Chavez of California.  New Mexico Rep. Miguel P. More...

Dogs rescued from meat farm adjust to new life in NW Indiana

MUNSTER, Ind. More...

Deported immigrants get their last flight on 'ICE Air'

HOUSTON ( AP) - Shackled at their ankles and wrists and their shoelaces removed, a long line of men and women waited on the tarmac as a team of officers patted them down and checked inside their mouths for anything hidden.  Then one by one, they More...

At 66 and 72, two Memphis women earn high school diplomas

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Bettie Morris and Alice Savage lived nearly identical lives before meeting in 2016.  They both grew up on farms, forced to quit school to tend to the fields and animals. More...

Newspaper: State oversight lacking at Texas day cares

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Each day, parents send more than 1 million children to Texas day care facilities, assuming they will be safe and secure until it is time to come home.  But more often than publicly posted state numbers indicate, children are More...

Man gives up 1st-class plane seat for mother with ill child

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania man who has been praised for giving up his first-class seat for a mother with an 11-month-old sick baby said he doesn’t think it was that big of a deal.  More...

LONG AGO

- Majorie Rhodes at a San Perlita store. More...

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