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  1. State Prison in Brownfield closing after losing funding in State's budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | KAUZ

    Brownfield's city manager says they will lose about $250,000 because of the closure of TDCJ's West Texas Intermediate Sanction Facility. It will also cause 60 to 70 people to lose their jobs.

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  2. Texas monitoring effects drilling on West Texas springsRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2017 | KAUZ

    The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has embarked on an environmental study to monitor the effects of oil and gas drilling on the springs that feed a famous pool at Balmorhea State Park in West Texas. Brent Leisure, the state parks director, tells the Houston Chronicle that he could not remember ever launching a similar effort in another of the state's 95 parks, historic sites or natural areas.

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  3. Perry says his dad helped make him a cowboy and a politicianRead the original story

    May 25, 2017 | KAUZ

    Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry says his late father taught him how to be a cowboy but "his real impact on my life was mentoring me in the art of politics." Perry, now U.S. energy secretary, appeared in the Texas Senate on Thursday for a ceremony honoring his father, James "Ray" Perry, a former longtime county commissioner who died late last month at age 92. One happened while Perry was first running for the state Legislature from West Texas, and it was suggested he take credit with would-be voters for an unusually heavy rains the area had then been having.

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  4. Jaguar scaled walls to escape enclosure at Texas zooRead the original story

    May 24, 2017 | KAUZ

    Officials at a West Texas zoo say a jaguar scaled a 12-foot-tall artificial rock wall and forced her way under netting that topped her enclosure to escape the exhibit last week. Officials at the Abilene Zoo said Wednesday that the jaguar named Estrella then scaled an adjacent cinderblock wall and forced her way through an 8-inch gap to access the rest of the zoo.

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  5. 5 arrested in West Texas fatal stabbing of former soldierRead the original story

    May 20, 2017 | KAUZ

    Investigators say five people have been arrested on capital murder charges in the slaying of a former soldier at a West Texas apartment. El Paso police on Friday night announced arrests in connection with the May 7 fatal stabbing of 23-year-old Tyler Kaden Croke.

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  6. Ex-West Texas county judge charged in public corruption caseRead the original story

    May 19, 2017 | KAUZ

    Authorities say a former West Texas county judge faces federal bribery and income tax-related charges in a public corruption investigation linked to an indicted state senator. Federal indictments returned Tuesday in San Antonio accuse Sen. Carlos Uresti of engaging in a Ponzi scheme to market hydraulic fracturing sand for oil production.

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  7. DPS: Car driver in deadly Texas bus crash was intoxicatedRead the original story

    May 16, 2017 | KAUZ

    Authorities say the driver of a car was intoxicated when it was involved in a December crash that killed a person aboard a bus carrying West Texas high school cheerleaders. A Texas Department of Public Safety report says 59-year-old Sandra Dunson was intoxicated due to drugs and alcohol.

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  8. New Vernon city manager said to be the "right fit'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | KAUZ

    The city of Vernon's revolving door of city managers finally closed after the mayor and city commissioners approved Martin Mangum to fill that position, for two years. Mangum is not in town but already started working in his new position.

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  9. West Texas city manager on 2-months paid leave in theft caseRead the original story

    May 16, 2017 | KAUZ

    A West Texas city manager has been put on 60 days of paid leave after being arrested on two felony theft counts related to his alleged misuse of municipal property. Records show Tillman was arrested May 5 on two counts of theft of property for allegedly using 72 acres of municipal land and water and not paying the city.

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  10. Three Day drag race wraps up Sunday at Wichita Falls Motor SpeedwayRead the original story

    May 14, 2017 | KAUZ

    "I jumped in it and started racing," said Dylan Fowler of Iowa Park. "11 years old I started out as a junior dragster and worked my way up to this car here."

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  11. Severe storm threat continues in Oklahoma and TexasRead the original story

    May 10, 2017 | KAUZ

    Savage thunderstorms brought hail and a few brief tornadoes to southwestern Oklahoma and the Caprock of the Texas Panhandle and South Plains. The storms also brought some downpours that caused brief street flooding, especially in the Red River counties of Oklahoma.

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  12. Mustang women battle to 7th place at NCAA Super RegionalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | KAUZ

    Midwestern State battled to a seventh-place showing firing a 312 in the final round of the NCAA Division II Super Region Four Championship Wednesday afternoon at the Wichita Falls Country Club. For the third consecutive day, the Mustangs had a different player deliver the team's low round as freshman Lexi Read fired a final round 4-over 76 as MSU improved two spots on the team leader board.

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  13. Dambold's 74 highlight of rough 2nd round for MustangsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | KAUZ

    Midwestern State senior Hayley Dambold went 3-under over her last 10 holes of golf to shoot a team-best 74 in the second round of the NCAA Division II Super Region Four Championships Tuesday at the Wichita Falls Country Club. The Lewisville Marcus High product kick-started her day with a birdie on the 18th hole, then followed with back-to-back birdies on Holes 2 and 3 to overcome a sluggish start as she went 5-over on her first seven holes.

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  14. Campbell leads MSU women Monday in Super RegionalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | KAUZ

    Sierra Campbell got off on the right foot then battled her way to remain in the Top 10 Monday afternoon in the opening round of the NCAA Division II Super Region Four Championships at the Wichita Falls Country Club. Her efforts led the Mustangs to an eighth-place standing through 18 holes in a tightly packed field as each of the 12 teams rank in the first 34 of the GolfStat national rankings.

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  15. West Texas city manager arrested on 2 property theft countsRead the original story

    May 8, 2017 | KAUZ

    Records show a West Texas city manager has been charged with using municipal land and water and not paying for it. A Lamb County grand jury Thursday indicted Olton City Manager Marvin Earl Tillman, who was arrested Friday on two counts of theft of property.

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  16. US jobs report shores up markets but oil weakens furtherRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | KAUZ

    Oil prices stabilized in Asian trading Friday after hitting a five-month low while regio... . A screen shows the Hang Seng Index with the reflection of a worker cleaning a window at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Friday, May 5, 2017.

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  17. Energy shares lead world stock losses on volatile oil priceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | KAUZ

    Oil prices stabilized in Asian trading Friday after hitting a five-month low while regio... . A screen shows the Hang Seng Index with the reflection of a worker cleaning a window at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Friday, May 5, 2017.

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  18. Energy shares lead Asian stock losses as oil falls under $45Read the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | KAUZ

    Oil prices stabilized in Asian trading Friday after hitting a five-month low while regio... . A screen shows the Hang Seng Index with the reflection of a worker cleaning a window at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Friday, May 5, 2017.

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  19. Oil prices stabilize in Asian trading; stock indexes slideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | KAUZ

    Oil prices stabilized in Asian trading Friday after hitting a five-month low while regional stock benchmarks headed lower in holiday-thinned trading. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's benchmark Hang Seng index lost 0.8 percent to 24,500.70 while the Shanghai Composite index in mainland China shed 0.6 percent to 3,107.25.

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  20. Rider soccer pair signs college lettersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | KAUZ

    Grayson Ellett signed to stay in the Lone Star Conference, for the Buffs of West Texas A&M. He said his club coaches, who are Midwestern State grads, encouraged him to go to Canyon, even despite the rivalry.

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