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135 Applebee’s and 25 IHOP locations to close, but no closings set for Killeen area

DineEquity — the company that owns both Applebee’s and IHOP — plans to close nearly 160 restaurants , however, Killeen area restaura… Read more

Central Bell County Fire & Rescue to take on coverage of near northwest Belton

The Nolanville-based Central Bell County Fire & Rescue will take over emergency fire calls previously handled by the Stillhouse … Read more



Tampa teams dedicate funds for Confederate monument removal

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The three major professional sports teams based in the Tampa Bay area say they have "dedicated funds" to help rem… Read more

US college teams near Barcelona van attack

Men's basketball teams from Oregon State, Clemson and Arizona were staying at a hotel in Barcelona, Spain, near where a van drove in… Read more

Indians' Ramirez hit by pitch on forearm, leaves Twins' game

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Cleveland third baseman Jose Ramirez has left Thursday's game against Minnesota after getting hit by a pitch. Read more

ESPN: Tells 150-year history of college football during 2019

ESPN has announced a yearlong project on the history of college football, starting in January 2019, as part of the 150th anniversary… Read more

US men's basketball enters a new world — without its stars

The jerseys say USA, though that's about all that will be recognizable. Read more


Tense days for business owners without legal status in US

MIAMI (AP) — Maribel Resendiz and her husband came to the U.S. from Mexico, sold cool drinks to workers in the tomato fields of Sout… Read more

US stock market indexes sink as technology companies fall

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are taking broad losses Thursday, led by declines in technology companies. Cisco Systems dropped after i… Read more

Better than expected, barely good enough: Profits and stocks

NEW YORK (AP) — Here's how much hope and expectation has been built into the stock market: Big companies are healthy and making fatt… Read more


July ranks 2nd for heat globally, hottest recorded on land

WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth yet again sizzled with unprecedented heat last month. Read more

EpiPen maker finalizes settlement for government overcharges

EpiPen maker Mylan has finalized a $465 million federal agreement settling allegations it overbilled Medicaid for its emergency alle… Read more

Nobel winner shot for promoting education to study at Oxford

LONDON (AP) — Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by a Taliban gunman for speaking out for girls' rights to an e… Read more