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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 $125,000. More West information.

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4 hrs ago | KCBD-TV Lubbock

Paul McCartney plans June performance in Lubbock

Lubbock and Texas Tech University officials have announced that Paul McCartney will perform in the West Texas city June 14. Lubbock Mayor Glen Robertson said at a news conference Wednesday announcing the concert that McCartney reached out to ask to play in Buddy Holly's hometown.

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8 hrs ago | Business Journal

A year after West explosion, fertilizer storage rules still the same

U.S., on Thursday, April 18, 2013. An explosion at Adair Grain Inc.'s fertilizer facility in the town of West killed 15 people and injured at least 160 in what may be the worst U.S. industrial disaster since the Texas refinery blast in 2005.

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12 hrs ago | El Paso Times

West anniversary

A searcher in a protective suit walked through the blast zone of the fertilizer plant that exploded in West, Texas Thursday April 18, 2013.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Texomaland

New Web Application for Ammonia Nitrate Storage Facilities

Welcome to the Food Handler Classes service for the State of Colorado. This certification course is for any food service employee who needs to obtain a permit in order to work in a retail food establishment, or any individual who desires training.

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The Raw Story

West, Texas considers building another fertilizer plant despite deadly 2013 explosion

Not far from an enormous crater where a fertilizer plant stood before an explosion there killed 15 people, lifeless and uprooted trees surround boarded-up homes spray-painted with "OK."

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KRGV

Recent editorials from Texas newspapers

Attorney General Greg Abbott has made a good call in upholding State Fire Marshal Chris Connealy's authority to take a retroactive look at suspect arson cases.

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Eater

Menu Porn: Aroma Italian Kitchen and Bar Reveals Their Menu

South Lamar Italian newcomer Aroma Italian Kitchen and Bar launched their website , which includes a full menu .

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Examiner.com

The Mars Retrograde of 2014 Part III - Playing Hollywood Cardinal Grand Squares

The current Mars Retrograde may be quite the blessing when considering the Red Planet is a major planetary component behind the potentially explosive Cardinal Grand Cross happening this month.

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Chron

Major West Texas lake could become multi-million-dollar mud hole

ADVANCE FOR RELEASE MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014, AND THEREAFTER- In this March 18, 2014 photo, Eric Best looks out over his neighbors boat dock that no longer floats due to low lake levels at Lake Alan Henry in Texas.

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MyHighPlains.com

Committee to Examine Effectiveness of Foster Care Redesign

Supporters of a foster care redesign are hopeful that the program will improve the quality of care for children.

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Ozona Texas

About Ozona

Crockett County has a unique history to share. It was named in 1875 to commemorate the illustrious David Crockett of Alamo fame.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Guar: Bickered-about bean has great drought tolerance, uncertain future

Until recently, West Texas Guar in Brownfield contained the only guar bean-desplitting operation in the U.S. The company was ordered to halt operations until further notice.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Business Wire

Younicos Completes Strategic Acquisition of Xtreme Power Assets

Younicos Inc. acquired all relevant strategic assets and will also retain members of Xtreme Power's former management, engineering, business development and operations team.

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GPB.org

A 'Roller Coaster' Year For Texas Town Rocked By Blast

Firefighters search for survivors at a West, Texas, apartment building in April 2013.

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National Public Radio

A 'Roller Coaster' Year For Texas Town Rocked By Blast

The breadth of destruction in West has raised questions about what, if any, new state laws should be passed to help prevent similar accidents in the future.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

Cold front brings erratic weather to Texas

A cold front has brought snow to the Texas Panhandle, hail to the central part of the state and forecasts for freezing conditions accompanied by strong winds.

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MyHighPlains.com

Free Comfort Food For Tax Day Relief From United Supermarkets

Grocery Shoppers will give a special break on Tax Day when customers are treated to free beans and cornbread at 39 West Texas locations of United Supermarkets, Market Street, and Amigos.

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MyHighPlains.com

Railroads Filling Void as Oil Pipeline Falls Short

While efforts to move crude oil to Texas via the controversial Keystone pipeline have drawn the most attention, rail companies are seeing a surge in business transporting large amounts of crude oil by train.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

'Blood moon' rising in early hours Tuesday

Every so often, during a total lunar eclipse, the moon appears bright red. Havoc visits the world, raining down a trail of terror and despair.

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Gilmer Mirror

Hallelujah, Springtime in East Texas

Thank goodness winter is over! We are accustomed to mild winters in these parts, and we are not accustomed to cold, bitter winters with many stretches of sub freezing temperatures.

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