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Eco Agro Resources Introduces PENXCEL Fertilizer Platform

ECO AGRO RESOURCES INTRODUCES PENXCEL FERTILIZER PLATFORM Sep. 15, 2014 Source: Eco Agro Resources news release U.S.-based Eco Agro Resources expands its portfolio with a delivery system for active ingredients in the agricultural fertilizer market, it announced at The Fertilizer Institute annual meeting in San Francisco. PENXCEL Technology is a unique formulation system developed to deliver fertilizer additives for dry and liquid fertilizer.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Amarillo.com

West Texas A&M posts record enrollment

Official 12th-day enrollment numbers show a record high enrollment at West Texas A&M University, while Amarillo College's student body has shrunk by about 5 percent. WT's official fall semester enrollment is 8,981 students, said Neal Weaver, vice president for institutional advancement.

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Amarillo.com

Rangel: Perry's victory proved decisive in West Texas special election

In four years, seven West Texas Republicans running for legislative seats, including two incumbents, have been defeated in the primaries or in a special election - despite having strong support from the party establishment and / or the business community. Arrington had strong business backing and support from influential Republicans, too, because of his seven years at Tech and more than a decade as an adviser to former Governor and President George W. Bush.

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KSWO

Traffic deaths up in Texas' oil boom counties

The Houston Chronicle reports that deaths rose more than 50 percent in the West Texas counties located on the Permian Basin. Deaths also went up about 11 percent in counties associated with the Eagle Ford and Barnett shales, according to Texas Department of Transportation records.

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The Victoria Advocate

Advocate Editorial Board opinion: City approach on motel-hotel ... 48 ...

The most pressing recent example of this is a $120,000 proposal to create a mobile tourism truck and take it around to the metropolitan cities surrounding the Crossroads in an attempt to draw tourists to Victoria. When some heard of mobile tourism, they thought the proposal was for a smartphone app, which might make some sense.

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Pacific Daily News

West Texas islanders make a big impact

West Texas is an area of the United States that borders Mexico and is home to a predominantly Hispanic population.

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The News-Star

Strangers find a bond between Israel and Texas Tech

I had seen one too many holy sites, and, before you judge, please understand in Israel virtually every step you take means walking on some religion's Strangers find a bond between Israel and Texas Tech I had seen one too many holy sites, and, before you judge, please understand in Israel virtually every step you take means walking on some religion's Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1s1lNIu I had seen one too many holy sites, and, before you judge, please understand in Israel virtually every step you take means walking on some religion's holy ground. Besides, it was hot; the church was small and crowded.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Dotray: Lubbock gets some homestyle West Texas cookin'

Back 40 Bar officially opened its doors Tuesday for its location at 5214 98th St., just east of Frankford Avenue. Scott Gilliland, assistant manager, said the bar and grill serves liquor, beer and wine.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Volunters love to 'ride the ride' with ventriloquist Diamond

Kreeland Avery, 9 left, and Kaleb Stripling, 9, ride the super shot at the Panhandle South Plains Fair Thursday. Richard Rannabargar, left, and Christine Tran get a picture before a ride during the Panhandle South Plains Fair Thursday.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

West Texas towns seek new ways to get water

Officials in Mineral Wells say if the water level in the lake that serves as the city's main water supply keeps dropping then they only have enough water to last until June. Lake Palo Pinto is 14 percent full and officials are stretching the supply by combining it with Brazos River water.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

AimBank buys banks in West Texas

AimBank on Friday announced the acquisition of National Bank of Commerce Pampa and Shamrock from First National Bank of Waupaca, Wis. AimBank has 14 branches in the South Plains, Big Country and Texas Panhandle.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Updated: Tech unveils plaque dedicated to former president Jon Whitmore

Former Texas Tech President Jon Whitmore,left, sits next to Chancellor Robert Duncan during a ceremony in Whitmore's honor on Friday in Lubbock. Whitmore served as president of Tech from 2003 to 2008.

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Amarillo.com

Saturday Short List for Sept. 13, 2014

Despite Goodell's claims to the contrary, it is difficult to see how the NFL was not aware of the extent of Rice's despicable behavior long before the infamous elevator video was unleashed on the public. Even before the entire video was made public, we all saw Rice's then-fiancee unconscious in the middle of an elevator.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Pratt: Fall's beauty teaches us to appreciate what we have

In my upstairs hideout is a small dry-erase board that is black instead of white because I like the contrast with bright markers. Grandgirl, who is artistic with graphics, writes a favorite Scripture verse or other quotation on the board for me to look at while I work.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

WGBH

Opponents Spar In Court Over Texas Clinics That Do Abortions

A federal appeals court in New Orleans is reviewing whether 11 clinics that provide abortion in Texas must immediately close their doors because they don't comply with a state law requiring that they meet all the standards of an outpatient surgical center. A three-judge panel heard arguments Friday for more than 90 minutes, first from the Texas solicitor general and then from a lawyer with the Center for Reproductive Rights, which is representing many of the Texas clinics.

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The University Star

Attorney General Greg Abbott backs out of Debate

On August 29th Attorney General Greg Abbott, who is the Republican nominee for Governor, backed out of the only statewide-televised debate scheduled for this race. Earlier in the year State Senator Wendy Davis, who is also the Democratic nominee for Governor, proposed five debates all across the state in which he only agreed to two.

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WZVN-TV Fort Myers

APNewsBreak: Texas will allow Prada Marfa to stay

EL PASO, Texas - Texas is backing off its claim that an art installation resembling a luxury Prada store in the middle of the desert is an illegal roadside advertisement. The Texas Department of Transportation tells The Associated Press it reached an agreement with the group managing the Prada Marfa.

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Texas Highways

Under the Comanche Moon

Who, on Earth, can resist the allure of a full moon? Twelve nights each year, we gaze into the sky as the lunar satellite casts cold light on the planet. Explore the history of the Comanche in the Big Bend region at Big Bend National Park's Persimmon Gap Visitor Center, the northern entrance of the park on US 385.

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El Paso Times

El Paso man killed in accident on I-20 in West Texas

Santos Ontiveros Avalos, 58, was killed when his vehicle was hit by a semi-truck Tuesday afternoon on I-20 East about nine miles outside of Toyah, the Odessa American reported. The Texas Department of Public Safety said that Avalos was in a vehicle that had its hazard lights on when it was hit from behind by a tractor trailer, the newspaper reported.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Rufus Teague's 'legacy' is four sacues with big flavors

Just as barbecue season continues , so does our search for great spice rubs and sauces. After years of tasting hundreds of them, we're favoring on Kit's Kansas City BBQ Rub by Miner's Mix , Roy's Seasonings and Dizzy Pig rubs.

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