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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 $129,800. More West information.

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16 min ago | Click2Houston

2 teens injured after falling out of carnival ride

Two teenagers are recovering after being injured when they fell out of a carnival ride at a West Texas church bazaar.

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3 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

9 Authentic Mexican Dishes You Should Eat Instead Of The Tex-Mex Knockoffs

Many of the so-called Mexican foods we love - like hardshell tacos, burritos, and nachos - are Tex-Mex inventions.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

KKSA-AM San Angelo

Boys Ranch Fundraiser

A nearly 24 hour music event raised needed funds for the West Texas Boys Ranch this weekend The "Rockin' the Ranch" back to back music fest was held at the House of Fifi DuBois downtown.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Authorities release IDs for Saturday's fatal motorcycle wreck in West Texas

A man was killed after an accident involving two motorcycles on the Interstate 27 access road near Bell Street Saturday.

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Knoxville News Sentinel

Mark Harmon: Clean energy, not pipeline, needed For 10 years I lived...

For 10 years I lived in Lubbock, Texas, and taught at Texas Tech. That area of West Texas is flat, brown and treeless.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

State Journal

Country star to open Grand season Friday

Country music star Larry Gatlin will open the Grand Theatre's 2014-15 performance season at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

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Common Dreams

Federal Judge Deals Last Minute Win for Texas Women

In a decision welcomed by women's health advocates, a federal judge on Friday struck down new restrictive abortion regulations in Texas due to their "unconstitutional undue burden" on women.

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USA Today

Building communities one tiny house at a time

Tiny house living isn't a new concept, but the development of tiny house communities is one that's just taking off.

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Texas Tribune

TribWeek: In Case You Missed It

Texas counties, cities and school districts have more than $100 billion in debt that's backed by a pledge of local property taxes.

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The Victoria Advocate

Other features John Smith,

A large walk-in shower is behind the bathtub and glass wall in the master bathroom suite in Charles and Joyce Striedel's home in Yoakum.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

CE News

ASU awarded grant for new civil engineering program

Angelo State University, a member of the Texas Tech University System, was awarded a five-year, $2.87 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to support implementation of ASU's proposed new civil engineering program.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lubbock author finds romance among archangels, vampires, werewolves, Captain Hook

Among the nation's popular authors - without a doubt when it comes to sales, reader comments and followers - is one who quietly has called Lubbock home since moving here from "the Twin Cities" 12 years ago.

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Gilmer Mirror

Commissioners Court to meet Friday

Upshur County Commissioners Court will consider approving contracts involving governmental grants Friday.

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The Fresno Bee

Gas prices, held low by Texas shale, spur other consumer spending

But the current crises in Ukraine and Iraq did not stop the Hughes family from making the two-hour drive to San Antonio to visit the Alamo, have a chicken fried steak lunch and buy fish for their tank before driving home to Corpus Christi.

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CBS Local

The @CBSDFW Storm Team Blog: Storm Chances as We Start the Weekend

An upper level disturbance moving thru Colorado will track across the Central Plains and be close enough to trigger scattered showers and storms tomorrow and Saturday.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Judge: Texas school funding still unconstitutional

Round two in the three-year fight over public education funding is over and - to hardly anyone's surprise - the more than 600 school districts suing the state won again.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Tech to complete installation of 'Texas Rising' sculpture near West Village

Texas Tech will cut the ribbon on "Texas Rising," a new sculpture collection near the West Village Residence Hall, Friday.

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The Austin Chronicle

Jaston Williams

Jaston Williams has stories like West Texas has sand - a vast, seemingly inexhaustible supply that swirls up around you whenever you're near.

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Seeking Alpha

CanElson Drilling: Stock Upside To Be Fueled By Strong Growth In 2015

CanElson Drilling has specialty rigs lined for delivery in 2H14 and 1Q15, which will boost the company's FY15 growth.

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KREM-TV Spokane

Labor Day gas prices cheapest since 2010

The late summer slide in global crude oil prices will push the cost of U.S. gasoline to its lowest Labor Day level since 2010.

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