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West, Texas is located in McLennan County. Zip codes in West, TX include 76691. The median home price in West is $129,900. More West information.

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17 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Help wanted: Looking at Lubbock's hard to fill jobs

You've heard of people having a hard time finding a job, but in Lubbock there are employers having a hard time finding employees.

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Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

George W. Bush Just Took The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge And It's Pretty Hilarious

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Yesterday | Insurance Journal West

Prevention, Improved Response Stressed in West Fertilizer Plant Explosion Report

Improvements in the response to large, complex fires was just one of the suggestions in a state fire marshal report on the fire and deadly explosion of a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, in the early evening of April 17, 2013.

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Yesterday | Slackerwood

Lone Star Cinema: Giant

The poster hardly exaggerated. Running more than three hours, starring three of Hollywood's biggest stars of the era, spanning more than two decades and set against the vastness of a cattle ranch, Giant seemed as big as Texas itself when it was released in 1956.

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Yesterday | KAUZ

Ex-West Texas sheriff gets 30 days for oppression

A former West Texas sheriff accused of making improper advances to a female county worker must serve 30 days in jail for misdemeanor official oppression.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

KVII-TV Amarillo

Governor Perry Update:Perry will publicly announce when booking date is set

Governor Rick Perry's attorneys said Monday the governor will publicly announce when he will be booked on abuse of power charges.

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Seeking Alpha

Multiple Catalysts Make Oversold Diamondback Energy Attractive

FANG's Q2 2014 production was up 32% from Q1 2014 and 171% from Q2 2013 at 17.8 Mboe/d.

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ABC News

Market rises after mixed finance and mining results

The All Ordinaries index added 21 points or 0.4 per cent to close at 5,581 while the ASX 200 also rose 21 points to 5,587.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Amarillo.com

Music Teacher association installs officers, names Teacher of the Year

Officers are Eileene Moss, president; Karen Vandivere, first vice president; Paige Brown, second vice president; Kara Bailey, recording secretary; Julia O'Dell, corresponding secretary/public relations; Debra Wilcox, treasurer; Michele Sheffield, student affiliate chairman; Karen Vandivere, parliamentarian/historian; and Paige Brown, immediate past ... (more)

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Cotton fights weeds to bloom on schedule

"The rain has definitely been a blessing. It's been good, timely rain," said Caitlin Jackson, agriculture agent for the Crosby County branch of Texas A&M AgriLife.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

CNews

Texas Governor Rick Perry indicted for abuse of power

Texas Governor Rick Perry answers questions from the media after taking an aerial tour over the fertilizer plant explosion site in West, Texas in this April 19, 2013 file photo.

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Wall Street Journal

Rules on Dangerous Chemicals Fuel Political Fight in Texas

More than a year after a fertilizer explosion in West, Texas, killed 15 people, it is now harder for state residents to learn whether hazardous chemicals are stored near their homes, an issue that is stoking political debate leading up to the Texas gubernatorial election.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Bohannon back in West Texas after five years on Broadway

So how does a West Texas vocalist make his way to New York City, devote five years to hit Broadway shows, then find happiness as a youth minister at St. Stephen's United Methodist Church in Amarillo? Lured by John Gillas, Bohannon is one of six gifted vocalists who will perform "An Evening of Broadway and More" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Cactus ... (more)

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KYTX-TV News

Kissing Bug located in Texas

You've seen it. You've probably even taken part in it. We're talking about the ice bucket challenge.

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Sweetwater Reporter

Chamber hosts luncheon for new Sweetwater teachers

New teachers were welcomed to Sweetwater when the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce held their annual New Teacher Luncheon on Thursday at The Center at the local TSTC West Texas campus.

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USA Today

Retro/vintage hotels: What's old is new again

The Holiday Music Motel, an historic boutique motel in downtown Sturgeon Bay, is an epicenter of music for guests and visitors alike.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Texas abortion law could send women across borders

Crossing borders is a part of life in El Paso in far West Texas, where people may walk into Mexico to visit family or commute to New Mexico for work.

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Star-Telegram.com

Perry's crafted image is still a work in progress

Rick Perry's best asset as a political campaigner is his common-man charm. One-on-one, he comes across as a sincere, down-to-earth guy who is in close touch with what real people want.

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El Paso Times

Man arrested on suspicion of possessing more than 250 pounds of marijuana

A 23-year-old Northeast El Paso man is accused of having more than 250 pounds of marijuana inside of a car parked at his home.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Underwood Family Day proclaimed for Lubbock

Sheryl Cates, president of Lubbock Area Foundation, announced the start of the Archie and Minnie Underwood Family Day in Lubbock Thursday morning in a news conference at the Overton Hotel and Conference Center.

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KTEN-TV Denison

Escapee from jail in Lubbock recaptured at a home

A burglary suspect who fled from a West Texas jail while on trash cleanup duty has been caught after nearly six hours on the run.

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