MEXICO CITY – Tens of thousands of Mexicans jammed the center of their capital city Sunday to protest President Enrique Pena Nieto's plan to allow foreign firms to invest in and collaborate with the state-run oil company, whose independence from outside influence has been a source of national pride for decades.
September 14, 2013|
BY RICHARD FAUSSET
Los Angeles Times (MCT)
|Oil & Gas
Michael Johnston, caregiver coordinator at SouthWest Kansas Area Agency, will be the guest speaker at the next Touched by Cancer Support Group meeting, set for 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, at the Heartland Cancer Center. He will discuss Plan D and other Medicare Plan updates, as well as assistance and programs available through the agency. There will be time for questions; packets and handouts will be provided.
Great Bend's Seventh-Day Adventist Church is organizing running, walking and cycling events for Let's Move Day, on Sunday, Sept. 22. The event is part of a national effort to get as many people possible involved in physical activity on that day.
Stress and its link to the immune system is the topic for the next interactive televideo (ITV) presentation at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center. It is scheduled for 3-4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25 in the basement-level St. Dominic Room.
HAYS - A Great Bend teenager driving the wrong way on Interstate 70 was critically injured Friday night when the pickup he was driving hit an oncoming car, killing the other driver. A semitrailer then struck both disabled vehicles, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.
The VFW Men's Auxiliary of Great Bend will hold a Scotch doubles eight-ball pool tournament Sept. 28-29. Games will be start at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at Just Mor Rumors, 4301 10th St. The final four teams will play at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars, 504 Washington.
AUSTIN, Texas - University of Texas President Bill Powers said Friday he supports coach Mack Brown amid speculation that Brown's job is on the line after three sub-par seasons and an embarrassing loss at Brigham Young.
September 14, 2013|
The Associated Press