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  1. West Texas marksman reportedly breaks distance record with 3-mile shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    Bill Poor, 41, says he hit a target from three miles away with a .408 bullet on Jan. 14 near Midland. Hitting a target from that distance would break the record of 2.8 miles set by retired Navy SEAL Charles Melton in September.

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  2. 35,000 people comment on federal review of rapid-fire bump stocks, device used in Las Vegas massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    The federal agency that regulates firearms received more than 35,000 comments on the legality of "bump stocks," the rapid-fire device used by the Las Vegas shooter that allows a semi-automatic gun to fire at nearly automatic rates. The online comments included dozens from Texans during the one-month commenting period - part of the Bureau Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives' process to review whether bump stocks fall into the definition of a "machine gun."

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  3. Fort Worth fracking company seeks $230 million in initial stock saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    FTS International, which bills itself as one of the largest providers of hydraulic fracturing services to the oil and natural gas industry, plans to raise more than $230 million by selling shares to the public, according to a filing with the stock market regulator, the Securities and Exchanges Commission. The Fort Worth company operates in an industry segment that includes such large fracking services providers as Halliburton and Schlumberger.

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  4. Stefan Merrill Block's literary rise has roots in his Plano family, city's dark pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    Stefan Merrill Block frequently covers bleak territory in his novels, and his latest, Oliver Loving , is no exception. Block takes us inside the mind of a comatose West Texas teen who has been hit in the head during a mass shooting on the night of his high school prom.

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  5. City of West reaches $10.4M settlement in deadly 2013 fertilizer plant explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    The city of West has reached a $10.4 million settlement with several companies in the April 2013 fertilizer plant explosion that resulted in 15 deaths and millions in property damage. The suit alleged that Adair Grain Inc., CF Industries, El Dorado Chemical Company and International Chemical Company were negligent in selling or distributing the chemical that was being stored at the plant.

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  6. Continue reading 7-Eleven completes purchase of 1,030 Sunoco stores after FTC review excludes 59Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    The deal brings 7-Eleven's U.S. and Canada store count to 9,700 and puts it in the Houston market. 7-Eleven also purchased the Stripes and Laredo Taco Company brands.

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  7. Former Boston Celtics great Jo Jo White dies at age 71Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    Basketball Hall of Famer Jo Jo White, a two-time NBA champion with the Boston Celtics and an Olympic gold medalist, has died. He was 71. The team said it was "terribly saddened" by White's passing, calling him a "champion and a gentleman; supremely talented and brilliant on the court, and endlessly gracious off of it."

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  8. Lower electricity bills for North Texans when Oncor shares tax-cut windfall with consumersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    The company delivering electricity to most North Texans would likely save millions from the new corporate tax rate cut . But that entire windfall is expected to go back to consumers.

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  9. What'll keep Texas' electricity grid humming? Big battery farms, salt cavernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    Although it trails California and other early adopters, Texas is quickly adding more storage to make the state's electricity grid more stable and reliable. That, experts say, could potentially undercut some natural gas plants years in the future.

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  10. Man reunited with Kiss memorabilia collection stolen from West Texas storage unitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    A 50-year-old man is accused of stealing an extensive collection of Kiss memorabilia - and one Star Wars action figure - from a storage unit, San Angelo police said. The victim called police Dec. 29 after discovering his collection of Kiss shirts, records, action figures and magazines and a Star Wars action figure had been taken from his unit at Southland Storage in the 4900 block of Southland Boulevard.

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  11. Lupe Valdez, Andrew White pitch change in West Texas Democratic Party debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    Deep in the heart of Republican country, the two leading Democratic contenders for governor on Monday cast themselves as the antidote to incumbent Greg Abbott and his policies. "I want to bring back sanity and reason and bring hope to Texas," Houston businessman Andrew White said in his opening statement.

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  12. Rita Crocker Clements, a two-time first lady but far more than a governora s wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    Many Texans will remember Rita Crocker Clements as first lady during her husband's two terms as governor, which falls far short of capturing her influence and impact. In another time and place, she might have been the one running a state.

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  13. Fort Worth's Darden family seeks to stop foreclosure sale of ranch holdingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    Thomas "Toby" Darden, who watched Barnett Shale natural gas field pioneer Quicksilver Resources slip into bankruptcy, is back in federal court to seek protection for ranch and energy holdings in West Texas. Darden is seeking Chapter 11 reorganization protection for four companies under the KC7 Ranch umbrella.

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  14. Feds to test sodium nitrite poison in effort to root out feral hogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    Mike Taylor has no love for feral hogs. He shoots them regularly on his 30-acre property in Anderson County and sees drivers hit them all the time on Highway 287 in East Texas.

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  15. Bankers foreclosing on Texas woman's abandoned house discover at least 14 dead dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    A former member of a dog rescue group in West Texas faces numerous animal-cruelty charges after authorities say she abandoned more than a dozen dogs in an empty home. The Midland County Sheriff's Office said bankers discovered at least 14 dead dogs when they went to serve a foreclose notice at Carly Jo Underwood's home on the outskirts of Midland.

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  16. Continue reading West Texas Taco Bandit on the runRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    A miss to the Taco Bandit, who assaulted a store employee during his attempt to steal taco ingredients from a Lubbock supermarket. He was caught on video with the taco shells and sundries stuffed in his shorts, then he dropped the goods and fled.

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  17. Continue reading Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin may be firing off a rocket soon in West TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    Blue Origin, the space travel company founded by Amazon's Jeff Bezos, appears to be preparing to resume test flights in West Texas. And every time he does, the businesses in Van Horn, the West Texas town of about 2,000 people, see a nice bump.

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  18. Why keeping the lights off in West Texas represents a conservation victoryRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    Picture a night sky so brilliant with stars that you can see your own shadow in the light cast by the Milky Way. Imagine a view of space so vivid that the planetary glares created by Jupiter and Venus are visual distractions.

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  19. FBI investigating border agent's death a 'potential assault'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    Federal authorities are treating the death of a U.S. Border Patrol agent as a potential assault on a federal official but they have not yet ruled out the possibility that Agent Rogelio Martinez died in an accident on a moonless night in rough terrain. An FBI investigation is underway to determine the cause of Martinez's death late Saturday along a desolate span of Interstate 10 in West Texas, Special Agent in Charge Emmerson Buie Jr. said Tuesday at a news conference.

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  20. Rural Texas is on the front lines of the GOP's war for its identityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    The question at hand in Texas is: What is conservatism? And the difference of opinion on what conservatism means today is as big as all hell and most of Texas. Out in the countryside, which is most of Texas, where frugality and traditional values are integral to rural life, conservatism still means to conserve something.

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