Monthly Archives: June 2014

Rare Amazon Jungle Dog Caught on Video

Rare Amazon Jungle Dog Caught on Video. Sniffing around just like any other dog is this very rare wild jungle dog known as the short-eared dog.

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Pelosi to travel to border and South Texas children’s detention facility

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will travel to the southern border of the U.S. on Saturday to be briefed by Customs and Border Protection on the flood of unaccompanied minors entering the country.   The California Democrat will also tour … Continue reading

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What’s really sucking the water out of Texas? How greed, drought, and overdevelopment are sucking Texas dry. Photo from Men’s Journal

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Support Group for People Who Have Been Abducted by Aliens

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Dept. of Veterans Affairs Seeks to Improve VA Patient Wait Times; Amarillo has one of the longest

The Amarillo VA clinic has one of the longest average wait times in the country. It’s in the top 10 for the nation, as far as longest wait times.  Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced that it was taking … Continue reading

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Green Beret Officer Forced to Resign Over Affair With Reporter All’s Fair in Love and War: the love affair of Maj. Jim Gant and journalist Ann Scott Tyson. 

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Duncan, Oklahoma school board approves purchase of tornado helmets

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Police Must Now Have A Warrant To Search Your Phone

Originally posted on Consumerist:
(Michelle Rick) The Supreme Court today put an end to years of contentious debate over whether or not police can search the phones of people they arrest without first getting a warrant, ruling unanimously that law…

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Company Says It’s Successfully Tested A Space-Tourism Balloon That Floats 20 Miles Above Earth

Originally posted on Consumerist:
(Vileinist) Maybe you don’t have $200,000 to climb aboard one of Virgin Galactic’s planned space tourism flights in the future, or maybe you’d prefer to float over the Earth like Dorothy in a balloon. That’s the…

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Texas Observer Annual Short Story Contest

Also open to writers outside of Texas. It’s Story Time!   The rules for the annual Texas Observer Short Story Contest contain a clause that reads, “No restriction on genre; entries with a Texas setting or theme are encouraged.” Writers … Continue reading

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