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  1. Texas jail commissary clerk fired, charged with inmate sexRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A commissary clerk at a West Texas jail has been accused of smuggling drugs to an inmate facing life in prison and having sex with him. Online records do not list an attorney for Sanders, who was fired Tuesday and arrested.

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  2. Texan charged with stealing 240 cattle, horses from rancherRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A man who was supposed to be watching 240 cattle and horses for an ill West Texas rancher has been accused of stealing and selling the animals. Erath County jail records show Asher Quinn Hoxie of Stephenville was being held Wednesday on a charge of misapplication of fiduciary property over $200,000.

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  3. Ex-West Texas official gets suspended sentence for theftRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    An ex-West Texas elected official has been sentenced to two years behind bars for theft but then the state jail time was suspended. A judge in El Paso ordered the 34-year-old Gandara to serve that suspended sentence concurrent with another suspended penalty.

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  4. American Airlines jet fixed, resumes journey to CaliforniaRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    An American Airlines jet that made an emergency landing in West Texas after reporting engine trouble has been fixed and resumed its flight to California. The MD-80 was bound from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport on Thursday night when the captain diverted to Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport.

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  5. Plan for high-level radioactive waste in Texas opposedRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Some West Texas residents have raised health and environmental concerns over a proposal to store high-level radioactive nuclear waste in their county. KWES-TV reports dozens of citizens at Thursday night's town hall meeting in Van Horn also voiced fears about possible leaks, land value issues and even terrorism. 2 comments

  6. Gunfire at Texas clinic leaves doctor, associate deadRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Police say gunfire at a West Texas medical clinic has left a doctor and a patient dead in an apparent murder-suicide. An Odessa police statement says the shootings happened late Thursday afternoon at the Healthy Heart Center.

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  7. Texas teacher fired after Internet post about former officerRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A West Texas school district has fired a teacher who said online that she was inclined to support racial segregation after watching widely circulated video of a white officer wrestling a black teenager to the ground. The Frenship school district, near Lubbock, said in a statement Thursday that it was disappointed by the "thoughtlessness" of the Facebook post.

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  8. West Texas meeting about possible nuke spent fuel storageRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A West Texas county commissioner says an Austin-based company will answer questions about the storage of high-level radioactive waste at a public meeting. Culbertson County Commissioner Raul Ramirez said Wednesday that representatives of Austin-based AFCI Texas LLC will meet with residents of the remote county Thursday evening to discuss possibly storing spent nuclear fuel rods for as long as 100 years.

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  9. Condemned killer of 2 in West Texas in 1994 loses appealRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has refused an appeal from a 41-year-old Ector County man sent to death row for the 1994 slayings of his neighbors in Odessa during a burglary of their home. The state's highest criminal court said Wednesday Michael Dean Gonzales' appeal was improperly filed and rejected it without considering its merits.

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  10. Authorities identify 3 who died in West Texas plane crashRead the original story

    May 31, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Authorities have released the identities of three family members who died in a plane crash in the West Texas town of Plainview. The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reports that officials identified the victims as 46-year-old Paul Waller, 44-year-old Tammy Waller and their 18-year-old daughter, Michele Waller.

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  11. Latest on flooding: Typically dry West Texas gets floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    MAGAZINES OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT . Laurence Valls, right, and Sterlen Shaffer unload a truck of supplies in San Marcos, Texas, Wednesday, May 27, 2015.

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  12. 10 get federal prison over El Paso methamphetamine ringRead the original story

    May 22, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Ten people have been sentenced to prison for their roles in a West Texas-based methamphetamine ring that sent drugs to California, Illinois and Georgia. Federal prosecutors in El Paso on Thursday announced the sentences ranging from nearly 21 years to 18 months behind bars.

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  13. Recent editorials from Texas newspapersRead the original story

    May 18, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    So, let's say you're a Waco cop pulling up in your patrol car to a Twin Peaks restaurant that looks and sounds on a Sunday afternoon like a wartime combat scene, with bullets flying, people dying and bystanders diving for cover. And let's say that the burly guys in jeans and leather jackets aren't the only ones wielding weapons.

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  14. West Texas town awaits 'Jade Helm' military exerciseRead the original story

    May 15, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    The West Texas town of Big Spring is among those that will see part of the Jade Helm 15 military exercise that has alarmed some Texans concerned about a federal takeover. Big Spring Mayor Larry McLellan told KWES-TV that military officials had contracted with some local ranchers, but no one was expected to have to leave their homes during the exercise this summer.

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  15. 4-year-old West Texas boy killed by falling tombstoneRead the original story

    May 9, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A 4-year-old West Texas boy has died after he was struck in the head by a falling tombstone in a cemetery. Odessa Police spokesman Cpl.

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  16. Students offer county-wide Mother's Day singing telegramsRead the original story

    May 5, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Some music-loving students in rural West Texas have offered in-person singing telegrams for Mother's Day anywhere in their county. The Brownwood High School choir fundraising effort includes an offer for $5 singing telegrams by phone, or $20 for in-person serenades.

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  17. Storms in West Texas leave behind high water, close schoolsRead the original story

    May 5, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A West Texas school district has called off classes for the day after more than 9 inches of rain left behind flooded roads. The Texas Department of Transportation reports some roads closures south of Lubbock due to flooding, in areas near Tahoka and Lamesa .

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

    May 2, 2015 | 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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  19. Convicted sex offender in Texas had 93K images, faces prisonRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A convicted sex offender from Australia living in West Texas faces up to 20 years in a U.S. prison for having more than 93,000 child pornography images. Alexandro Silva of El Paso pleaded guilty Wednesday to receipt and distribution of child pornography.

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  20. New Mexico joins race to build storage for nuclear wasteRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Two counties in southeastern New Mexico have joined the race to build an interim storage site to house spent nuclear fuel from the nation's reactors. Officials from Lea and Eddy counties and Holtec International gathered Wednesday at the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History in Albuquerque to outline their plans.

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