The Two-Way
9:37 am
Mon March 5, 2012

Obama To Hold News Conference Tuesday

With lots of topics to choose from, including the economy, the 2012 presidential race, Syria, Iran's nuclear ambitions and his meetings today with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, there will be plenty to ask President Obama about Tuesday afternoon when he holds a just-announced news conference.

No word yet on the exact time.

The Two-Way
9:10 am
Mon March 5, 2012

Yemen: More Killing; Reporters Look Back At Uprising, Ahead To Uncertainty

Originally published on Mon March 5, 2012 9:12 am

  • Kelly McEvers reports on 'Morning Edition'

There's news from Yemen today that's depressing in its familiarity:

"Al-Qaida militants launched a surprise attack against army bases in southern Yemen, killing 78 soldiers, seizing weapons and parading 55 troops they had taken captive through the center of a town under their control, military officials said.

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It's All Politics
8:26 am
Mon March 5, 2012

Monday Political Grab Bag: Obama Warns That War Talk Helps Iran

President Obama told AIPAC, the influential Israel lobbying group, Sunday that his policy on a potential Iranian nuclear weapon was one of prevention, not containment. And in a warning seemingly aimed at Israeli and U.S.

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U.S.
8:19 am
Mon March 5, 2012

After Deadly Tornadoes, Back To School In Piner, Ky.

Originally published on Fri March 9, 2012 9:52 am

Renee Montagne speaks with Kim Banta, assistant superintendent of schools for Kenton County, Ky. The town of Piner, which is in Banta's school district, was one of the hardest hit by recent tornadoes: at least four people were killed. But many residents are trying to return to normal life Monday — and that includes going back to school.

Murder case
8:16 am
Mon March 5, 2012

Ortiz and Vega due before judge

GREENVILLE - A Campbell couple is in court this week for the alleged murder of a boy in their care. 

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Bonham ISD
8:14 am
Mon March 5, 2012

District hopes scaled down proposal will win approval

BONHAM - The Bonham ISD Board has again adopted an order calling for a bond election concerning campus improvements.

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Development
7:58 am
Mon March 5, 2012

Crossroads Mall to undergo multi-million dollar redevelopment

Crossroads Mall sits at the corner of Wesley Street and Kari Lane in Greenville.

GREENVILLE -  The City of Greenville has announced they’ve partnered with the owners of the shopping center and will earn a portion of the sales taxes generated as a result of the renovation.

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School funding
7:49 am
Mon March 5, 2012

Local school districts among growing finance lawsuit

AUSTIN - The 400th school district has joined a lawsuit challenging that the state’s current school finance system is unfair for taxpayers and students.

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The Two-Way
7:45 am
Mon March 5, 2012

4.0 Magnitude Quake Rattles San Francisco

For those who just felt the earth shake in Northern California, the U.S. Geological Survey says there was a 4.0 magnitude temblor in the "San Francisco bay area" at 5:33 a.m. local time (8:33 a.m. ET).

There's no word yet on whether there was much, if any, damage.

The USGS says the quake was centered about 1 mile from El Cerrito, Calif.

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