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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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5 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

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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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MyHighPlains.com

Will WT Expansion Create Parking Problem Downtown?

The streets of Amarillo may get a little crowded in the near future. With West Texas A&M University expanding their downtown campus, parking may become a commodity.

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Investor's Business Daily

IPO Leaders: Athlon Grows Quickly In Permian Basin

Don't look now, but several new issues in the energy space have started work on the right sides of bases, including fast-growing oil and gas producer Athlon Energy.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Ted Cruz' spokeswoman says senator wants to stop Affordable Care Act and secure US borders

Among Ted Cruz' goals while in office are to stop the Affordable Care Act and secure the country's borders, a spokeswoman for the US senator said Wednesday morning.

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The Westerner

Texas' historic bison herd has more roaming room

The state's historic bison herd just got more room to roam in a West Texas park.

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KSLA-TV Shreveport

FBI raids offices of former college in Texas, NM

FBI agents in West Texas and New Mexico have raided the offices of a former college and the house of its owners as part of an investigation that includes the U.S. Department of Education.

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Dallas Observer

Texas Highway Speeds Limits Are the Fastest, but Good Luck Hitting Them

Maybe the image that comes to mind when you picture Texas roads is zipping down a West Texas highway in a pickup truck with a dusty breeze whipping through your hair.

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