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  • Math experts join brainpower to help address gerrymandering August 18, 2017
    MEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Some of the brightest minds in math arrived at Tufts University last week to tackle an issue lawyers and political scientists have been struggling with for decades. They came from colleges across the country for a weeklong conference on gerrymandering, the practice of crafting voting districts in a way that favors […]
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4 Night' game August 18, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Daily 4 Night" game were: 2-0-7-0, Sum It Up: 9 (two, zero, seven, zero; Sum It Up: nine)
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Night' game August 18, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Pick 3 Night" game were: 2-3-0, Sum It Up: 5 (two, three, zero; Sum It Up: five)
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Triple Chance' game August 18, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Triple Chance" game were: 03-06-10-14-15-18-20-25-32-42 (three, six, ten, fourteen, fifteen, eighteen, twenty, twenty-five, thirty-two, forty-two)
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Night' game August 18, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "All or Nothing Night" game were: 02-05-09-11-12-14-15-16-18-19-23-24 (two, five, nine, eleven, twelve, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, eighteen, nineteen, twenty-three, twenty-four)
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Two Step' game August 18, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Two Step" game were: 05-25-26-33, Bonus: 19 (five, twenty-five, twenty-six, thirty-three; Bonus: nineteen)
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 5' game August 18, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Cash 5" game were: 07-09-19-27-29 (seven, nine, nineteen, twenty-seven, twenty-nine)
  • Correction: Police Misconduct-Dallas story August 17, 2017
    DALLAS (AP) — In a story Aug. 15 about Dallas spending millions of dollars to settle police misconduct lawsuits, The Associated Press erroneously attributed the story to KDFW-TV. The story was done by KTVT-TV. A corrected version of the story is below: Dallas spends millions to settle police misconduct lawsuits Records show that Dallas has […]
  • Confederate monuments not limited to the Old South August 17, 2017
    Confederate monuments aren't just located in parks and cemeteries in the states of the Old South. Most of the 11 Southern states that seceded prior to and during the Civil War have rebel monuments on or near the grounds of their state Capitol buildings. In Montgomery, Alabama, where the Confederacy was formed in 1861, statues, […]
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4 Evening' game August 17, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Daily 4 Evening" game were: 1-2-4-5, Sum It Up: 12 (one, two, four, five; Sum It Up: twelve)
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Evening' game August 17, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Pick 3 Evening" game were: 7-6-8, Sum It Up: 21 (seven, six, eight; Sum It Up: twenty-one)
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Evening' game August 17, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "All or Nothing Evening" game were: 02-03-05-06-07-11-15-18-19-20-23-24 (two, three, five, six, seven, eleven, fifteen, eighteen, nineteen, twenty, twenty-three, twenty-four)
  • Apple CEO makes $2 million pledge to fight hate August 17, 2017
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is donating $2 million to two human rights groups as part of CEO Tim Cook's pledge to help lead the fight against the hate that fueled the violence in Virginia during a white-nationalist rally last weekend. Cook made the commitment late Wednesday in an internal memo obtained by The Associated […]
  • Electronic research could help eliminate wrong-way driving August 17, 2017
    HOUSTON (AP) — Kevin Balke turned his SUV southeastward, checked his instruments and confirmed he was ready. Nearly a mile of concrete stood before him with plenty of room to run, but he wouldn't need all of it to prove his point — he'd be going the wrong way in no time. The Houston Chronicle […]
  • Buffett's firm maintains $9B bid for power transmitter Oncor August 17, 2017
    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company is maintaining its $9 billion bid for Texas power transmitter Oncor despite competition from a private equity fund. Greg Abel, who leads Iowa-based Berkshire Hathaway Energy, said he doesn't plan to increase the offer for Oncor, which serves about 10 million people. A bankruptcy court hearing is scheduled […]
  • Texas utility may lose permit after wastewater violations August 17, 2017
    TROPHY CLUB, Texas (AP) — A north Texas utility district may lose its operating permit after receiving over 30 citations for state wastewater law violations over the last six years. An administrative hearing next month will determine if the Trophy Club Municipal Utility District No. 1 can renew its permit and continue handling wastewater, the […]
  • Calls to remove Confederate markers return to Texas Capitol August 17, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A top Texas Republican wants the accuracy of memorials around the state Capitol reviewed amid calls to remove Confederate monuments. A spokesman for Texas House Speaker Joe Straus said Thursday that the powerful GOP leader will work with a Dallas lawmaker who this week singled out one Confederate plaque as "indefensible […]
  • Army colonel suspended from command of unit after DWI arrest August 17, 2017
    ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — An Army colonel has been temporarily suspended from command of a unit stationed in Texas after she was arrested in southern New Mexico and accused of driving while under the influence. The El Paso Times (https://goo.gl/jLoNfM ) reports that Col. Shana Peck was arrested Aug. 11 after allegedly driving off a […]
  • Execution set for Mexican national on Texas death row August 17, 2017
    HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Mexican national on Texas death row for the rape-slaying of his 16-year-old cousin in the Rio Grande Valley more than 20 years ago has received an execution date. Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark says the agency has received court documents setting the lethal injection of 47-year-old Ruben […]
  • Authorities: Texas man drowns in southeastern Oklahoma lake August 17, 2017
    BROKEN BOW, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say a Texas man has drowned while swimming in Broken Bow Lake in southeastern Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the body of 51-year-old Allen Wayne Roberts of Terrell, Texas, was recovered in about 10 feet of water, about 50 feet from shore in the lake in McCurtain County. […]

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