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  • New life sentence for inmate on Texas death row for 25 years June 27, 2017
    HOUSTON (AP) — A man condemned nearly 25 years ago for abducting and killing a Houston bank teller is being spared from execution as a judge reduced his sentence to life in prison after prosecutors and his attorneys agreed his mental impairment should keep him from being put to death.
  • Some shoppers fret when companies take over favorite brands June 27, 2017
    Amazon's move to purchase Whole Foods has spurred worries about a decline in quality and ethical standards, or that the store will become like other supermarkets. Walmart's purchase of clothing labels ModCloth and Bonobos has some shoppers anxious that the world's largest retailer will cheapen the quality of the clothes, or they're vowing not to […]
  • Review: USA Gymnastics needs 'culture change' to stop abuse June 27, 2017
    USA Gymnastics needs a "complete cultural change" to better protect athletes from sexual abuse, according to an independent review of the embattled organization's practices. The report released Tuesday by former federal prosecutor Deborah Daniels recommends that all USA Gymnastics members be required to immediately report suspected sexual misconduct to legal authorities and the U.S. Center […]
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4 Morning' game June 27, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday morning's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Daily 4 Morning" game were: 3-5-3-5, Sum It Up: 16 (three, five, three, five; Sum It Up: sixteen)
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Morning' game June 27, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday morning's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Pick 3 Morning" game were: 4-8-2, Sum It Up: 14 (four, eight, two; Sum It Up: fourteen)
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Morning' game June 27, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday morning's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "All or Nothing Morning" game were: 01-02-08-09-11-12-13-16-17-19-20-24 (one, two, eight, nine, eleven, twelve, thirteen, sixteen, seventeen, nineteen, twenty, twenty-four)
  • 2nd city official resigns over clash with Texas beauty queen June 27, 2017
    COMMERCE, Texas (AP) — A Northeast Texas school board member has resigned a day after a police chief stepped down following a confrontation the two had with a woman who was Miss Black Texas 2016. Commerce board member Michael Beane resigned Tuesday, citing a backlash and threats against him for his role in the May […]
  • Crews unearth fountain from long-gone Waco neighborhood June 27, 2017
    The Waco Tribune-Herald reports crews were chipping away and sifting 2 feet of fill dirt that for half a century has covered a neighborhood fountain at Jefferson Avenue and University Parks Drive, known as La Pila. The partial unearthing shows that the concrete structure near Indian Spring Middle School is still largely intact, buoying the […]
  • Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP; Rockets, Bucks take 2 awards June 27, 2017
    Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP; Rockets, Bucks take 2 awards Westbrook's victory ended the first NBA Awards show, which included two wins apiece for the Houston Rockets and Milwaukee Bucks. The Thunder went 33-9 when he had a triple-double, riding Westbrook's record run into the playoffs in their first season after losing Kevin Durant to […]
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Triple Chance' game June 27, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Triple Chance" game were: 05-06-13-17-22-29-31-44-45-49 (five, six, thirteen, seventeen, twenty-two, twenty-nine, thirty-one, forty-four, forty-five, forty-nine)
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Night' game June 27, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "All or Nothing Night" game were: 01-05-11-12-13-14-15-18-19-20-22-23 (one, five, eleven, twelve, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, eighteen, nineteen, twenty, twenty-two, twenty-three)
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Two Step' game June 27, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Two Step" game were: 06-15-19-25, Bonus: 3 (six, fifteen, nineteen, twenty-five; Bonus: three) Estimated jackpot: $300,000
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 5' game June 27, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Cash 5" game were: 01-08-10-16-27 (one, eight, ten, sixteen, twenty-seven)
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4 Night' game June 27, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Daily 4 Night" game were: 4-1-5-1, Sum It Up: 11 (four, one, five, one; Sum It Up: eleven)
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Night' game June 27, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Pick 3 Night" game were: 8-5-4, Sum It Up: 17 (eight, five, four; Sum It Up: seventeen)
  • Cleared in arrest of Miss Black Texas, police chief quits June 27, 2017
    COMMERCE, Texas (AP) — An East Texas police chief has resigned almost two weeks after he was cleared of wrongdoing in the May 20 arrest of Miss Black Texas 2016. Authorities later determined a store parking-lot confrontation, after Ponder passed a vehicle, involved another white man teaching his daughter to drive.
  • Mexico to file affidavit expressing concern over Texas law June 27, 2017
    A federal judge in San Antonio is reviewing the constitutionality of the law, which allows police officers to question people about their immigration status during routine stops. The affidavit includes data on a big jump in the number of calls to an immigration advice hotline and requests for legal assistance at Mexican consulates since May, […]
  • No immediate ruling on fate of Texas' 'sanctuary cities' law June 27, 2017
    Hundreds of protesters, waving flags and carrying signs that read "Stop Separation of Families," packed the plaza outside a San Antonio courthouse where U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia will decide whether Texas can carry out the law that President Donald Trump's Justice Department says is in-line with its crackdown on immigration. The law allows police […]
  • Former Packers RB Ahman Green charged with child abuse June 26, 2017
    (AP) — Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green was charged Monday with felony child abuse after his 15-year-old daughter told police he punched her in the face. According to a criminal complaint, Green's daughter told police that he struck her in the face in a dispute over getting her to do the dishes. […]
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4 Evening' game June 26, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday afternoon's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Daily 4 Evening" game were: 6-8-7-8, Sum It Up: 29 (six, eight, seven, eight; Sum It Up: twenty-nine)

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