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Drunk, drugged and distracted driving harmful
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:26:58 -0800

ADACCV staffers and representatives from the San Angelo Police Department, the Tom Green County Sheriff's Office and the Texas Department of Public Safety convened on a wet and cold Friday morning, sharing their experiences and warning of potential dangers this holiday season.

Fitch Rates San Angelo ISD, TX's Ser 2014 A & B ULT Rfdg Bonds 'AAA'/'AA' Underlying; Outlook Stable
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:05:00 -0800

Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AAA' rating to San Angelo Independent School District, Texas' unlimited tax bonds as follows:

How a Texas city banned hydraulic fracturing
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 17:01:45 -0800

DENTON — Cathy McMullen taps the brakes of her Toyota Prius after driving through a neighborhood of mostly one-story homes in Denton, about an hour northwest of Dallas. “There,” she says, nodding towa

Group backs plan to turn Astrodome into large park
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:05:33 -0800

HOUSTON (AP) — An idea to turn the iconic but shuttered Houston Astrodome into a massive indoor park and green space area holds great promise, a nonprofit research group focused on land use said Friday.

Thursday, December 11, 2014 5:21 pm
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 18:35:14 -0800

Veterans, school children and elected officials gathered Thursday at Teague Park for the dedication of a Veterans Memorial Plaza. HOLIDAY PLAYDAY: The team of Tom Chinn, Richard Manley, Craig Woolsey and Chris Kirby won a scorecard playoff on Saturday to win the Men’s Holiday Playday at Pinecrest Country Club.

Police: West Texas 18-year-old spits on officers
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 01:58:23 -0800

SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) — A West Texas man has been indicted on two felony charges after police say he spit on a pair of officers. San Angelo Police Officer Jennifer Kuhlmann says he spit on the back of her head during an October drug arrest.

Dissecting Denton: How This North Texas City Banned Fracking
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:52:35 -0800

Cathy McMullen taps the brakes of her Toyota Prius after driving through a neighborhood of mostly one-story homes in Denton. “There,” she says, nodding toward a limestone wall shielding from view a pad of gas wells.

Elvis Lives in Graceland Bonds Due 67 Years After King’s Death
Sun, 14 Dec 2014 17:00:00 -0800

Every year, 600,000 people pay as much as $74 to tour Elvis Presley's Memphis mansion, gaping at animal skulls and stained-glass peacocks, lime-green shag carpet on the Jungle Room's floor and lime-green ...

Investigators close in on Beth Doe and her killer
Sat, 29 Nov 2014 20:06:38 -0800

In the early 1990s, when Tom McAndrew joined the state police, the older cops told him about Beth Doe.

Tom Glasgow: Suspended pavement helps tree roots
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 19:24:06 -0800

This tree may respond to its limited rooting space by extending roots under the parking area. But life is no picnic for tree roots growing directly underneath pavement.