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  1. Federal inspectors penalize 2 West Texas hospitalsRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Two West Texas hospitals will have funding withheld after being penalized by federal inspectors for having patients who developed health problems while hospitalized. The penalties against University Medical Center of El Paso and El Paso Specialty Hospital amount to a loss of 1 percent of their total Medicare payment for the current fiscal year.

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  2. Report: $34M in repairs needed at Texas collegeRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A report conducted by two architectural firms says more than $34 million in repairs and upgrades are needed at a West Texas community college. The firms will create a master plan to prioritize the needs at each of the five campuses of El Paso Community College.

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  3. Colorado pilot dies in Texas small plane crashRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A pilot from Colorado has been killed in the West Texas crash of a single-engine plane used for aerial patrols of oil and gas fields. The Texas Department of Public Safety says 28-year-old Jeffery Michael McNamee of Littleton, Colorado, died in Monday's crash near Odessa.

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  4. 1 dead in fiery West Texas plane crashRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Authorities say one person has been killed in the fiery crash of a single-engine plane into a West Texas field. The Department of Public Safety says the crash happened Monday morning just west of Odessa and one person died.

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  5. New sheriff named for Martin County in West TexasRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Martin County commissioners selected Brad Ingram to finish John Woodward II's term. Ingram will be sworn in Monday in Stanton.

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  6. Texas ranchers seeking alternative incomesRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Ranchers across Texas have gotten creative with their land after drought conditions decimated cattle numbers in the nation's leading production state. Many ranchers in Texas are opening up their pastures to hunters, while others are selling water to oil companies or desert plants and mistletoe to nurseries.

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  7. Abilene teacher resigns, charged with felonyRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Authorities in West Texas have charged a former high school administrator with a felony count of improper relationship between a teacher and student. KTXS-TV reports 29-year-old Michael Trook was booked into the Taylor County Jail late Wednesday and posted $50,000 bond. 6 comments

  8. Lawmaker: Too many Texas schools make playoffsRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A West Texas lawmaker says too many high school football teams reach the playoffs and has introduced a bill that would reduce the number of teams that advance. Republican Sen. Charles Perry of Lubbock says the University Interscholastic League's playoff system has become "watered down" and allows up to 74 percent of teams to make the playoffs.

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

    Dec 12, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    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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  10. Police: West Texas 18-year-old spits on officersRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A West Texas man has been indicted on two felony charges after police say he spit on a pair of officers. The San Angelo Standard-Times reports Tuesday that 18-year-old Daniel Cuellar III has been charged with two counts of harassment of a public servant.

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  11. Trooper: Man killed in fiery West Texas crashRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Authorities in West Texas say a man has died after his pickup truck was crushed between a semitrailer and a piece of heavy machinery and the truck caught fire. Department of Public Safety Trooper Shawn Baxter tells the San Angelo Standard-Times that the four-vehicle crash happened Tuesday evening near Goodfellow Air Force Base.

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  12. Sheriff: Man, 21, found dead in oil fieldRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Deputies in West Texas are investigating the death of a man whose body was found at the base of an oil well. The Midland Reporter-Telegram reports the Midland County Sheriff's Office says 21-year-old Jonathan Brazell was found dead on Monday.

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  13. West Texas officials to hear courthouse reportRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Ector County commissioners are set to get their first public report from an architectural firm doing a study of the county's courthouse. On Monday, commissioners will hear the report from Brinkley Sargent that includes a comprehensive needs study and options that may be available for the county's courthouse.

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  14. 3 killed in 3-car wreck near Andrews in West TexasRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Authorities say the accident happened at about 8:30 Saturday night when the driver of a Jeep did not obey a stop sign at a rural intersection just east of Andrews, about 35 miles north of Odessa. A pickup truck traveling on Texas Highway 176 struck the Jeep and both vehicles were then hit by an eastbound 18-wheeler.

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  15. 2 arrested in West Texas death of Kilgore manRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Two people have been charged with murder after the body of a Kilgore man was found under some rocks at a West Texas ranch. The Brewster County Sheriff's Office says Keith McWilliams of Alpine and Rhonda Joy Bloom of Terlingua were being held without bond Thursday.

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  16. Body found at West Texas home was missing momRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A body found under the floorboards of a West Texas home was the mother of a woman imprisoned for stealing her late father's federal benefits. The Brewster County Sheriff's Office on Thursday said the body discovered Nov. 5 has been identified as 80-year-old Mary Elizabeth Broughton.

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  17. Deputies question West Texas man in drug caseRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Deputies in West Texas are working to determine who mailed nearly a pound of marijuana to an Abilene-area man. KTXS-TV reports the Taylor County Sheriff's Office is investigating after the U.S. Postal Service contacted deputies this week.

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  18. Oil boom brings new focus to Univ. of Texas' landsRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The University of Texas System owns 2.1 million acres of land, most of it in oil-rich West Texas where royalty payments have soared past $1 billion each year. But a consulting group and environmental advocates say the UT System needs to do much more with a valuable public resource.

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  19. 2 prison guards among 3 dead in West Texas wreckRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Two prison guards and the driver of a second vehicle have died in a West Texas traffic accident that left another officer hurt. Investigators are trying to determine what caused the collision near Lamesa after the Smith Unit guards ended their shift at the nearby prison. 1 comment

  20. Artist gets probation for Prada Marfa vandalismRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A Waco-based artist has been assessed probation after pleading guilty to reduced charges in the vandalism of the Prada Marfa public art installation in West Texas. Joseph Magnano pleaded guilty Nov. 7 in Fort Davis to two misdemeanor criminal mischief counts, reduced from felony criminal mischief.

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