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  1. Small West Texas high school sees chlamydia outbreakRead the original story

    Saturday May 2 | KTEN-TV Denison

    TV of Odessa and Midland reports the Crane Independent School District sent a letter last week to parents of Crane High School students informing them that 20 cases of chlamydia had been confirmed at the school. Crane High School has an enrollment of about 300 students.

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  2. Midland man charged with starting fire to kill girlfriendRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A West Texas man has been accused of starting a deadly house fire after the body of his 55-year-old girlfriend was found in the rubble. Midland County jail records show 50-year-old Johnny Wayne Robertson was being held Tuesday on a murder charge, with $1 million bond.

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  3. Ex-Odessa police recruit gets 10 years in sex case with girlRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A man training to be a West Texas law officer has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for having sex with a girl enrolled in a police summer sports camp. Mitchell Stephen Dailey of Odessa was sentenced Thursday in Midland.

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  4. Texas unemployment rate declines for 6th straight monthRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    The Texas unemployment rate slipped to 4.3 percent during February for the sixth month in a row of declines. The Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday that the latest statewide jobless rate compares to 4.4 percent unemployment in January.

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  5. Texas woman's body found in southeast KansasRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    The Cherokee County sheriff says the death of a Texas woman whose body was found in a field is considered suspicious. Sheriff David Groves says the body of 35-year-old Shannon Fonda, of Midland, Texas, was found Monday near Scammom in southeast Kansas.

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  6. Texas unemployment rate slips to 4.6 percent in DecemberRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    The December statewide jobless figure was the lowest since May 2008 and compares to 6.0 percent unemployment a year earlier. Gov. Greg Abbott, who was inaugurated Tuesday, says the Texas history of strengthening job growth equates to more opportunity for all Texans.

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  7. Ex-councilman in West Texas gets 5 years over drug ringRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A former West Texas city councilman has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for his role in a Midland-based drug ring. The 50-year-old ex-councilman in Denver City pleaded guilty last September to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute controlled substances.

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  8. Gov. Perry: Falling oil prices 'painful' for parts of TexasRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Gov. Rick Perry says plummeting oil prices will make things "very uncomfortable" for parts of Texas, especially oil-patch regions where "this is going to be a painful period of time." Addressing a conservative forum Friday in Austin, Perry said Texas has diversified its economy since the 1980s when an oil bust brought economic misery to much of the state.

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  9. Texas outpaced nation in job growthRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | KTEN-TV Denison

    West Texas oil country led the nation in job growth last month with the largest year-over-year percentage gains in employment even as oil prices tumbled. According to data released Tuesday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Midland metropolitan area saw job growth rise by 6.2 percent.

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  10. Police: Handcuffed Texas man bites officer's handRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Twenty-six-year-old Pedro Vega Jr. was being held in the Midland County Jail Monday morning on $26,000 bond. He is charged with assaulting a public servant, resisting arrest and failing to identify himself.

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  11. Police: West Texas man breaks child's legRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Midland police have arrested a 23-year-old man who they say broke a child's leg during a diaper change. The Midland Reporter-Telegram reports Delfino Barboza-Esquivel was being held at the Midland County jail Friday morning on a felony charge of injuring a child.

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  12. Police: Officer shoots machete-wielding Texas manRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Midland police say an officer has fatally shot a man who barricaded himself in his home for nearly four hours and swung a machete at officers who entered. Midland County mental health officials conducted a welfare check on 49-year-old Rosendo Rodriquez on Monday and called police to report that he was acting aggressively.

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  13. Trooper: Texas motorcyclist dies in police chaseRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | KTEN-TV Denison

    The Texas Department of Public Safety said Monday that 42-year-old Luis Heriberto Rodriguez of El Paso died in Midland over the weekend. Troopers say Midland County Sheriff's officers were pursing his 2000 Suzuki motorcycle when he crashed into a parking meter.

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  14. Texas jobless rate at 5.2 percent for SeptemberRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | KTEN-TV Denison

    The Texas Workforce Commission on Friday announced that compares to the August statewide jobless rate of 5.3 percent. The nationwide unemployment rate for September was 5.9 percent, a six-year low.

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  15. Funeral held for slain West Texas sheriff's deputyRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Hundreds of friends, family members and law enforcement officers have gathered to honor a slain West Texas sheriff's deputy. The funeral for Midland County sheriff's Sgt.

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  16. Sheriff's deputy serving warrant fatally shotRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A sheriff's deputy has been fatally shot while serving a warrant at the home of a suspected sex offender in Midland. Sgt. Mike Naylor of the Midland County sheriff's office was serving the warrant Thursday when he was shot in the head.

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