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  1. Bat-killing fungus found in TexasRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2017 | KAUZ

    The fungus that causes white-nose syndrome, a deadly disease to hibernating bats, has been found for the first time in Texas. The fungus has been detected in samples taken from three bat species in six West Texas counties - Childress, Collingsworth, Cottle, Hardeman, King and Scurry.

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  2. Xcel plans $1.6 billion wind farms in New Mexico, West TexasRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2017 | KAUZ

    Xcel Energy has announced plans to invest $1.6 billion to build wind farms in eastern New Mexico and West Texas. The energy company announced Tuesday that it has filed proposals with the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission and the Public Utility Commission of Texas to construct and operate two facilities and to purchase wind under a third transaction.

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  3. Texas man says money woes, failing health led to standoffRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2017 | KAUZ

    A West Texas man says financial problems and the failing health of both he and his wife prompted the couple to set fire to their home and then engage in a standoff with responding officers. Gary Ray Wright told the San Angelo Standard-Times that the two hoped they would die in the January incident when police fired on them.

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  4. Man charged with murder in Texas college student's deathRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2017 | KAUZ

    A West Texas man has been indicted on a first-degree murder charge in the killing of a college student he was dating. The remains of Zuzu Verk were found last month in a shallow grave in the wilderness near Alpine, about 200 miles southeast of El Paso.

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  5. Mexico investigates inmate hanging in Texas border jailRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2017 | KAUZ

    Mexican consular officials are investigating the hanging death of a West Texas jail inmate arrested for crossing the border illegally. The El Paso Times reports Norberto Santa Cruz died Saturday after he was found hanging in the El Paso County Jail.

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  6. 2nd person charged with murder in death of West Texas womanRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2017 | KAUZ

    Officials say a second suspect has been arrested on a murder charge after the remains of a West Texas woman were found buried at a former speedway. Sheriff David Jones says Naomi Miller was last seen alive in 2005.

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  7. EPA delays chemical storage rule amid terrorism fearRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2017 | KAUZ

    The Trump administration is delaying a new rule tightening safety requirements for companies that store large quantities of dangerous chemicals. The rule was imposed after a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, exploded in 2013, killing 15 people.

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  8. Mustangs struggle in opening round of MSU InvitationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | KAUZ

    Midwestern State didn't have the day it was hoping for in the opening round of the MSU Invitational Monday afternoon at the Wichita Falls Country Club. Playing on their home course and the home of the 2017 NCAA Division II West/South Central Region, the Mustangs fired the highest round in program history logging a 55-over 343 on the par-72, 5,926-yard course.

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  9. Body found at former speedway in West Texas, man chargedRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2017 | KAUZ

    Investigators say a West Texas man faces a murder charge after remains of a woman believed to be his missing wife were found buried at a former speedway. A criminal complaint says officers March 1 interviewed a woman who said she was present during a December 2005 dispute at the Miller home and she saw Robert Miller carrying what appeared to be his wife's body.

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  10. San Angelo man gets 30 years in 2015 death of bicyclistRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | KAUZ

    Prosecutors say a West Texas man must serve 30 years in prison for the 2015 death of a bicyclist who was hit by a vehicle and shot. Stephano Miguel Culbreath of San Angelo was sentenced Wednesday night a day after being convicted of murder.

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  11. House owned by author of 'Hank the Cowdog' destroyed in TX panhandle firesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | KAUZ

    A barn, pickup and tractor are all that are left on the M-Cross Ranch after fires in the Texas Panhandle devoured more than 400,000 acres. The M-Cross Ranch is home to the author of the Hank the Cowdog books, John R. Erickson.

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  12. West Texan gets 6 years in prison for securities fraudRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2017 | KAUZ

    A West Texas man has been sentenced to 6A1 2 years in federal prison after he admitted defrauding investors out of about $900,000 over four years and obstructing a federal investigation. Stanley Jonathan Fortenberry was sentenced in federal court in San Angelo on Friday after pleading guilty on Nov. 18 to two mail fraud counts and a single count of obstructing justice.

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  13. Trans-Pecos Pipeline protester found wanted in CaliforniaRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2017 | KAUZ

    A protest organizer at the Trans-Pecos Pipeline in western Texas has been arrested after investigators confirmed he was wanted in California. KOSA-TV reports that Presidio County sheriff's officials say the man initially provided fake social security cards indicating he was Pete Hefflin.

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  14. 2 large Texas wildfires more fully contained by firefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | KAUZ

    Firefighters have more fully contained two large wildfires in West Texas, including one that destroyed four homes and prompted the evacuation of nearly 1,200 others. Texas A&M Forest Service spokesman Phillip Truitt said Wednesday that a fire in Swisher County is now 85 percent contained after burning about 2,200 acres and threatening the town of Tulia, about 50 miles south of Amarillo.

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  15. 2 large Texas wildfires more fully contained by firefightersRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2017 | KAUZ

    Firefighters have more fully contained two large wildfires in West Texas, including one that destroyed four homes and prompted the evacuation of nearly 1,200 others. Texas A&M Forest Service spokesman Phillip Truitt said Wednesday that a fire in Swisher County is now 85 percent contained after burning about 2,200 acres and threatening the town of Tulia, about 50 miles south of Amarillo.

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  16. Mustangs win three periods, rebounding battle but fall to TWU in finaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2017 | KAUZ

    Winning three quarters wasn't enough for Midwestern State in its season finale Saturday afternoon at D.L. Ligon Coliseum. Texas Woman's outscored the Mustangs 24-9 in a decisive second period then hung on for a 56-51 win to end the season with an 18-10 mark.

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  17. Texas Republican criticizes explicit signs at women's marchRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2017 | KAUZ

    A West Texas Republican is criticizing women who carried explicit signs at the Women's March in Washington last month. Rep. Mike Conaway said women were carrying signs and wearing costumes "in the foulest, nastiest, crudest, crassest manner possible, talking about female body parts."

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  18. MSU Basketball Roundup: February 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | KAUZ

    Cameron shots the lights out Tuesday night at Aggie Gym thumping Midwestern State 91-64 in the regular season finale. The loss put a serious dent in MSU's Lone Star Conference Postseason Tournament hopes, too.

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  19. Settlements reached in plant explosion as more cases pendingRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2017 | KAUZ

    A judge has approved settlements with the families of victims of the massive fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, and trials for some of the claims remaining from more than 70 that were filed are scheduled for April. The Waco Tribune-Herald reported that partial settlements were reached Friday for 11 children and their families with defendants El Dorado Chemical Co.

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  20. Hunters charged in Texas shooting had blamed immigrantsRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2017 | KAUZ

    Two hunters accused in a shooting on a remote Texas ranch near the Mexican border had told authorities that they were attacked by immigrants who had entered the country illegally. Presidio County Sheriff Danny Dominguez told Odessa television KOSA that a grand jury indicted Michael Bryant and Walker Daugherty last week on charges of using deadly conduct by discharging firearms in the direction of others.

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