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86 Killed In Turkey Twin Blasts At Peace Rally

Eighty-six people were killed and another 186 were injured when two bombs exploded during a peace rally in central Ankara, Turkey, the country's Interior Minister, Selami Altinok, said during a press conference on Saturday.One video from the scene showed demonstrators dancing and chanting when a blast goes off behind them. Pictures from the aftermath show scores of bodies strewn on city streets — many of them covered with the banners used in the protest.The BBC's Mark Lowen tells our Newscast...
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Texas Football Player In Coma After Head Injuries

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A Texas high school football player is in a medically induced coma after he suffered a blow to the head during a game in the Panhandle.

Perryton High School junior Chris Leanos was being treated Saturday at an Amarillo hospital after collapsing on the field Thursday night at Bushland High, west of Amarillo.

Leanos walked off the field on his own power but collapsed again on the sideline.

He underwent surgery Friday for a head injury.

Both schools are working to collect donations for the Leanos family to offset medical expenses.


  The Branigan Cultural Center is hosting the La Llorona Festival, a celebration of borderland folklore,Saturday October 17 from 10am to 2pm.

Pearce Applauds Temporary Halt Of EPA Water Protection Effort

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  U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce issued this statement following a federal appellate court order in Ohio to grant a preliminary injunction that will temporarily block the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) so-called Waters of the United States rule (WOTUS):

Stealing From Jesus? Stolen 'Jesus Balloon' Items Returned

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Albuquerque police say someone stole from Jesus — but the items have been recovered.

Authorities said Friday that officers returned propane tanks and two stolen hot air balloon burners belonging to the "Jesus Balloon."

Authorities made the connection after posting pictures of the stolen goods on social media hoping to find the owner. Officers found the items last month in a stolen trailer.

Senator: EPA Overstepping Authority In Efforts To Protect Groundwater

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Sen. John Barrasso of Wyoming says the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is overstepping its authority by proposing extensive standards to protect groundwater from uranium mining.

The EPA seeks to update federal regulations to account for how nearly all uranium produced in the U.S. now comes from in-situ mining rather than conventional mining.

In-situ mining involves pumping a solution underground to dissolve minerals, then pumping out of the ground a solution containing uranium. In-situ mining in Wyoming accounts for over half of U.S. uranium production.

Udall Statement On Decision To End Train And Equip Program In Syria

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Senator Tom Udall (D-NM)

Today, U.S. Senator Tom Udall, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, welcomed news that the Obama administration has ended the Pentagon's $500 million program to train and equip Syrian rebels. Last week, Udall, along with U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Mike Lee (R-Utah), called on U.S. Department of Defense Secretary Ash Carter, U.S. Department of State Secretary John Kerry and Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan to end the Syria Train and Equip Program.

Pearce: End The Oil Export Ban

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Rep. Steve Pearce (R-NM 2)

  U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce issued the following statement on H.R. 702, a Bill to Adapt to Changing Crude Oil Market Conditions, which passed the House today by a vote of 261-159:

Unusual Ringtail Behavior Prompted Closure At Caverns

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An unusually friendly ringtail caused park officials to shut down the natural entrance to Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

The Carlsbad Current-Argus reports that the normally shy, nocturnal animal was approaching visitors near the cave entrance around 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Carlsbad Caverns Public Affairs Specialist Valerie Gohlke says officials felt it would be best to close the natural entrance until the ringtail moved on.

She says the animal was captured Wednesday afternoon and will be examined by a veterinarian.

US Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM)

  U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), a member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, visited the U.S. Forest Service Fire Desk and Incident Command Center to receive a briefing from U.S. Forest Service Chief Thomas Tidwell on the agency's wildfire suppression efforts and work to protect vital water resources. Senator Heinrich discussed the need to protect, restore, and improve the health of watersheds in our national forests and the urgency for wildfire funding reform.


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