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A man who was hit and killed while riding his bicycle yesterday as been identified. Police report that 58 year old Abel Palacios was riding his mountain bike when he suddenly moved on to the access road of I-35 near O'Connor Road. That is when the driver of a truck hit Palacios. Police were forced to shut down part of the northbound road. The driver did stop to help.
Here is the latest Texas sports news from The Associated Press
May 19, 2013 08:39 GMT
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (AP) --On the best playoff run in their short history, the Memphis Grizzlies refuse to be satisfied with just reaching their first Western Conference final. The San Antonio Spurs are looking for a little payback themselves after blowing a 2-0 lead a year ago and missing out on the NBA Finals. Tip off is today at 2:30 p.m. at San Antonio.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Elvis Andrus had a career-high five hits, Mitch Moreland homered and Texas roughed up Anibal Sanchez in the Rangers' 7-2 victory over the visiting Detroit Tigers Saturday night. Andrus scored three runs, had two RBIs and stole a pair of bases as he hit leadoff for the second straight game in place of ailing second baseman Ian Kinsler.
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Jason Castro led off the 11th inning with a double and scored the go-ahead run on a close play at the plate as the Houston Astros won at the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 last night. Rookie Jose Cisnero struck out five over three and two thirds scoreless relief innings for his first major league win. Jose Veras pitched a scoreless 11th for his sixth save.
SEATTLE (AP) -- The Seattle Sounders ended FC Dallas' nine-game unbeaten streak in MLS play with a 4-2 victory last night in the Pacific Northwest. League-leading Dallas hadn't lost since a 3-1 setback at Chivas USA on March 10th in the second game of the season.
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Gauge of US economy's future health up in April
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A measure of the U.S. economy's future health rose in solidly in April, buoyed by a sharp rise in applications to build new homes and apartments.
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NEW YORK (AP) -- When the Dow first crossed 14,000, investors were overjoyed. ...
IN THE NEWS: LABOR GROUP SAYS CONDITIONS AT APPLE PLANTS IMPROVING
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A labor group Apple joined to assess working conditions at three manufacturing plants in China, where its products are made, says conditions are getting better.
ON THIN ICE?
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- He was already on thin ice with the law when he failed to meet the conditions of his probation.