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  1. Oil slump weighing on housing markets in Texas, North DakotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | KAUZ

    There's a dark side to those delightfully low gas prices: Housing markets are slumping in communities that were recently flush from the U.S. shale oil fracking boom. Home sales are down sharply this year in North Dakota and the West Texas cities of Midland and Odessa.

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  2. State roads in Texas Panhandle reopen following stormRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2015 | KAUZ

    The Texas Department of Public Safety says there are no longer stranded motorists along state roads in the Panhandle after heavy snow and icy conditions forced many roads to close and people to sleep overnight in their vehicles. Trooper Cindy Barkley said in a statement Monday that vehicles have been removed from roadways and that all state roads in the area are passable.

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  3. Experts say low gas prices equal bad news for economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | KAUZ

    Gas prices have dropped again, just in time for the holidays. While many drivers are enjoying the benefits of cheaper gas, those in the oil business say the low prices could mean bad news for the economy.

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  4. West Texas sheriff puts crosses on back of patrol vehiclesRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2015 | KAUZ

    A West Texas sheriff who put crosses on the back windows of patrol vehicles has asked for a state opinion on whether the stickers can stay. Brewster County Sheriff Ronny Dodson says the decals are not a statement of religious preference.

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  5. A rather windy forecast for West Texas this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | KAUZ

    The system will not produce precipitation across the local area, but it will generate gusty winds throughout the day on Sunday. Look for southwest winds to increase up to sustained speeds of 20 to 30 mph during the afternoon hours.

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  6. New Dean named at TTUHSCRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | KAUZ

    It's now called the School of Health Professionals to recognize the 20 different health careers included in those studies. She says, "Our program includes undergraduate programs, graduate programs, masters and the doctorate level.

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  7. Texas psychiatrist gets nearly 6 years for health care fraudRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2015 | KAUZ

    A West Texas psychiatrist must serve nearly six years in federal prison and repay more than $1.8 million for health care fraud. Dr. Robert Hadley Gross of San Angelo was sentenced Wednesday in Amarillo in the scam over medical services never provided.

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  8. The Latest: Oil prices down ahead of Fed meetingRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2015 | KAUZ

    The head of Venezuela's National Guard and a former anti-drug official will soon face U.S. charges accusing the high-ranking military officials of colluding with cocaine traffickers, two officials familiar with... The head of Venezuela's National Guard and a former anti-drug official will soon face U.S. charges accusing the high-ranking military officials of colluding with cocaine traffickers, two officials familiar with the... The latest on the trial of a Baltimore police officer who is charged with manslaughter in the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who was injured in the back of a police transport van .

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  9. West Texas oil well capped, about 500 evacuees return homeRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2015 | KAUZ

    A West Texas oil well that blew out last week and spewed dangerous hydrogen sulfide has been capped and about 500 evacuees allowed to return home. Emergency officials evacuated a 2-mile radius from the well site, a rural area about 4 miles east-northeast of Seminole.

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  10. Ex-Odessa officer gets 1-year sentence for groping womenRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2015 | KAUZ

    A former West Texas police officer has been sentenced to one year in state jail for groping women during traffic stops. The Ector County jury rendered the sentence of former Odessa police officer Salvador Becerra on Monday in Odessa.

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  11. A first: visiting judge in Texas frees violent sex offenderRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2015 | KAUZ

    A visiting judge in Conroe has ordered, for the first time, the release of a violent sex offender from the Texas civil commitment program. The Houston Chronicle reports state District Judge P.K. Reiter on Monday ordered 56-year-old Alonzo May released from a West Texas facility where about 190 violent sex offenders are currently housed.

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  12. Some Odessa restaurateurs poised to prohibit open carryRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2015 | KAUZ

    Private businesses in West Texas are preparing for the start of a new open-carry law, and many restaurant owners in Odessa say their customers' comfort outweighs having holstered hand guns inside. The Odessa American reports Odessa Mayor David Turner plans to prohibit openly carried guns at 10 sandwich shops he owns.

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  13. Odessa police officer convicted of groping women in custodyRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2015 | KAUZ

    A West Texas jury has found a former police officer guilty of multiple counts of sexual impropriety for groping women during traffic stops. The Ector County jury deliberated almost four hours before finding former Odessa police Officer Salvador Becerra of five counts of improper sexual activity with a person in custody.

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  14. Mother hopeful son's death in Texas jail won't be repeatedRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2015 | KAUZ

    The mother of an Army sergeant who died in a West Texas jail in 2012 while serving a weekend DWI sentence says she's concerned similar jail deaths could happen. James Brown died after being removed from his El Paso County Jail cell after becoming belligerent.

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  15. Texan faces up to 30 years for fraud, faked cancer documentsRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2015 | KAUZ

    A West Texas woman faces up to 30 years in prison for stealing $140,000 in apartment rental money and faking cancer treatment documents. Federal prosecutors in Midland says the 54-year-old Fryar embezzled cash payments as the on-site apartment complex manager for SKP Holdings of California.

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  16. Small plane crashes in West Texas near state's highest peakRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2015 | KAUZ

    A single-engine airplane has crashed near the highest peak in Texas, causing an explosion and debris field a half-mile wide. Elizabeth Jackson, a spokeswoman for Guadalupe Mountains National Park, says the plane went down late Tuesday afternoon in a rugged area near Guadalupe Peak, with an elevation of about 8,700 feet.

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  17. Hydrogen sulfide concerns in West Texas oil well blowoutRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2015 | KAUZ

    Emergency officials have evacuated a 2-mile radius near a West Texas oil well that blew out and spewed a mixture of dangerous hydrogen sulfide. Gaines County Judge Tom Keyes says nobody was hurt in Tuesday morning's accident at a rural site about 4 miles east-northeast of Seminole.

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  18. Fire out at Texas natural gas processing plant, cause soughtRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2015 | KAUZ

    A fire that burned for days at a West Texas natural gas processing plant is out as investigators try to determine what sparked the blaze. An Anadarko Petroleum Corporation official had no timeline Tuesday on when the Ramsey unit near Orla will reopen.

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  19. WFPD Looking For Donations For Cops, Kids and ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | KAUZ

    Each year children across the nation are displaced from their families for several different reasons. Many of which, are no fault of their own.

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  20. Texas Tech veterinary school plan annoys A&M System chiefRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2015 | KAUZ

    A Texas Tech University System has proposed development of a veterinary school offering a doctoral program in Amarillo, citing student demand and industry needs in West Texas. The proposal announced Friday, however, has drawn the objection of the Texas A&M University System, which offers the state's exclusive doctoral program in veterinary medicine.

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