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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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38 min ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Markets Live: Iron ore slumps

Shares are set for a cautious start after Wall St eased overnight and iron ore slumped further, ahead of release of GDP data for the June quarter.

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4 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

CareFree and Definitive Homes Provide Home Buyers Automation Options

CareFree Homes and sister company Definitive Homes have announced today that they are providing an option for all home buyers to include automation lifestyle packages in the new homes they are building in El Paso, TX and surrounding communities.

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10 hrs ago | KCBD-TV Lubbock

Girl, 5, dies after San Angelo domestic dispute

A West Texas man has been charged with murder after police say a 5-year-old girl was assaulted at a home and later died.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Daily Texan

Increase in UT System funds allows for tuition offset plan

Recent increases in oil production in West Texas have also increased the amount of money available to the UT System, according to Scott Kelley, the System's executive vice chancellor for business affairs.

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Wall Street Journal

Texas Oil Field Verges on a Glut

Everyone knows the U.S. is now pumping oil and gas in new places from North Dakota to Alabama.

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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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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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