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Obama, GOP wrangle over president’s speech on jobs

Obama, GOP wrangle over president’s speech on jobs

The Wichitan

September 1, 2011


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  By Christi Parsons and Lisa Mascaro Tribune Washington Bureau (MCT) WASHINGTON — In a back-and-forth that raised familiar doubts about whether Democrats and Republicans can work together when Congress reconvenes next week, President Barack Obama and House Speaker John A. Boehner tang...

700 new Texas laws to take effect

The Wichitan

September 1, 2011


Filed under Local, News

By Cassie Smith The Eagle, Bryan, Texas (MCT) Sept. 01--Texas is cracking down on drunk driving with a tougher law that takes effect Thursday. A driver whose blood-alcohol level is .15 or higher will face a Class A misdemeanor, punishable by up to a year in jail. The previous charge was a...

US, allies planning rapid de-escalation in Libya

US, allies planning rapid de-escalation in Libya

The Wichitan

September 1, 2011


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By Paul Richter Tribune Washington Bureau (MCT) WASHINGTON — Despite signs of dangerous fractures among the Libyan rebels who ousted Moammar Gadhafi, the United States and its European allies have ruled out a significant nation-building role or major infusions of aid to the postwar government i...

New Beginnings

New Beginnings

Brittney Cottingham

September 1, 2011


Filed under Campus, News

Fellow students, faculty, administrators and even the mayor of Wichita Falls officially welcomed new students to MSU last Tuesday at this year’s New Student Convocation ceremony in the Fain Fine Arts Theater. Dr. Jesse Rogers, university president, reassured students that they were not there by chance...

New housing project slated for 2014

New housing project slated for 2014

Chris Collins

August 31, 2011


Filed under Campus, News

MSU administrators will go before the Board of Regents in November to discuss building a new campus residence hall. Dr. Keith Lamb, associate vice president, and Michael Mills, director of housing, went before the Board in August to make the initial proposal. A representative of Brailsford and D...

Campus introduces bus service

Campus introduces bus service

Brittney Cottingham

August 31, 2011


Filed under Campus, News

After seven years in development, a free bus service called the Mustangs Route is available to students and faculty with a valid MSU ID Monday through Friday from 7:15 am to 9 p.m. The route is replacing the MSU shuttle system that the university ran themselves. MSU spent about $60,000 a year for a sh...

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