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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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3 hrs ago | Business Journal

Good weather is bad: Cotton prices tumble as U.S. producers expect bumper crop

I just read through the economic outlook in the most recent newsletter from the Memphis-based Cotton Board in which Jon Devine , a senior economist with Cotton Inc. , does a good job of explaining the current outlook for cotton prices going forward.

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8 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Former CPS supervisor arrested on tampering charge

West Texas police say a former supervisor for state Child Protective Services has been arrested for tampering with evidence as police investigated the 2012 starvation death of a 22-month-old girl.

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12 hrs ago | KAUZ

Odessa getting $400K horseman, cattle sculpture

A West Texas city's tribute to the ranching way of life will feature a $400,000 sculpture of a cowboy on horseback and five steers.

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19 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Texas girl dies in all-terrain vehicle crash

Police say a 12-year-old girl was killed and three other people were injured in a West Texas all-terrain vehicle crash.

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20 hrs ago | KTEN-TV Denison

West Texas man killed in train collision

The Midland Reporter-Telegram reports 43-year-old Filiberto Baeza was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash Sunday night.

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20 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

West Texas teenager stabbed to death

West Texas police say a teenager has died and a person has been injured in a stabbing near Abilene Christian University.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Washington Times

Proposed West Texas shelter would be largest in US

Authorities are considering a bid to build a shelter in West Texas that would be the largest in the U.S. to hold unaccompanied children who enter the country illegally.

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Amarillo.com

WT names student affairs VP

West Texas A&M University President J. Patrick O'Brien named Michael Knox vice president for student affairs starting Aug. 11, pending approval by the university system's board of regents.

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North Texas e-News

McKinney Repertory Theatre presents The Belle of West Texas

McKinney Repertory Theatre is hosting an opening night party for the cast and all attendees at the August 1 performance of Carol M. Rice's The Belle of West Texas .

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Daily Kos

Texas secede? Y'all try to get serious now, y' hear?

I don't often get any grins from political news these days, but every time I hear that Texas is on the verge of seceding, I roll my eyes and feel a little smile glowing inside.

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Los Angeles Times

Texas Guard troops don't get arrest powers at border -- yet

Gov. Rick Perry has ordered 1,000 National Guard troops to the Mexican border in South Texas.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Amarillo.com

WT plans new life for Commerce Building

A century after trying, without success, to land what now is West Texas A&M University, Amarillo might get the next best thing.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Arrington fundraising lead over Perry could carry political message

That former Texas Tech Vice Chancellor Jodey Arrington poses at least a fundraising challenge to Rep. Charles Perry's early frontrunner status to replace Tech Chancellor Robert Duncan in a Sept.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Galveston's Grand 1894 Opera House Presents is There Life After Lubbock? Tonight

Whether you called Lubbock home , or spent your formative college years there , an uncommon connection appears to link so many creative and people and eccentrics in West Texas.

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Chron

Texas dad transforms summer with Bunches O Balloons on Kickstarter

Bunch O Balloons by the Plano-based entrepreneurs at Tinnus Enterprises took the internet by storm this summer when its video of a small child simultaneously filling dozens of water balloons in mere seconds went viral on the internet.

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BayStreet.ca

Petrichor Energy Commences Drilling Operations

The Well will be drilled to an approximate depth of 6,400 feet , to test the Strawn Sands, Caddo Lime, Marble Falls, Barnett Shale and Ellenberger zones.

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KAUZ

Cross Country: MSU Picked 2nd in LSC Poll

The Midwestern State cross country squad is picked to finish as runner-up in the race for the 2014 Lone Star Conference Championship according to league coaches, sports information directors and selected media members as released Thursday afternoon.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Age

Markets Live: Shares lose steam

The market continues to lose ground and is set to snap a seven-day winning streak after miners fall in sympathy with a sliding iron ore price.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lubbock mental health care advocates speak their mind about mental health

Those in attendance of the Mental Health and Substance Abuse discussion break into small groups.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Ronald McDonald House additions help families reflect

When she was 16 weeks pregnant, a sonogram showed Holcomb's daughter Aarya Mason was going to be born with a birth defect - gastroschisis.

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