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  1. West Texas mom shot at, tried to kill her daughter, 10, reports sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | Star-Telegram.com

    A West Texas mother was arrested after she allegedly shot at her 10-year-old daughter Wednesday afternoon, according to reports. Swilling reportedly told police she wanted to kill her daughter and had schizophrenia and depression, according to the Odessa newspaper.


  2. West Texas restauranta s beef with face tattoo criticized, praisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Star-Telegram.com

    A new sports bar/restaurant in West Texas is receiving both criticism and praise for its policy about certain visible tattoos. The dress code at Little Woodrow's bar and grill, which opened earlier this month in Midland, allows for most tattoos - except visible ones on the face or neck , CBS 7 reported.


  3. Trumpa s Mar-a-Lago traces to Marjorie Post, and Fort WorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 26 | Star-Telegram.com

    A little girl who once lived near today's Bass Hall inherited a fortune and built what is now Trump's Florida home. In 1887, Marjorie Merriweather Post, now known as the heiress who built Post cereals into the General Foods empire, moved here as a newborn with parents C.W. and Ella Post and their extended family.


  4. For fifth time, lawmakers to decide ban on texting while drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 25 | Star-Telegram.com

    Texas remains one of four states without a statewide ban on texting while driving, but Rep. Tom Craddick and Sen. Juddith Zaffirini plan to try again. He thinks about that now, just months after a distracted driver unlocked her phone and swerved into oncoming traffic, killing his wife and 12-year-old daughter.


  5. West Texas police pay for familiesa pre-Thanksgiving groceriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 24 | Star-Telegram.com

    In an effort to serve their community further, a group of Abilene police officers paid for many families' groceries just before Thanksgiving. Several members of the Abilene Police Officer's Association went to the HEB grocery store in Abilene and hung out around the checkout lines on Tuesday, waiting to pleasantly surprise about 20 families by paying their bills in full .


  6. Countrya s biggest new refinery since the 1970s is coming to TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | Star-Telegram.com

    The biggest new oil refinery in the country since the 1970s is coming to South Texas, the San Antonio Express-News reports . Houston-based Raven Petroleum plans to process up to 50,000 barrels a day of crude oil from the Eagle Ford shale at the facility.


  7. Tow company finds Texas girl in wreckage 3 hours after crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 18 | Star-Telegram.com

    A West Texas girl is paralyzed after she was found in the wreckage of a car three hours after a crash in Odessa earlier this week. The girl was riding in a car with a man Monday when a three-vehicle crash occurred.


  8. Shale oil in Permiana s Wolfcamp formation biggest in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 | Star-Telegram.com

    One portion of the giant field, known as the Wolfcamp formation, was found to hold 20 billion barrels of oil trapped in four layers of shale beneath West Texas. That's almost three times larger than North Dakota's Bakken play and the single largest U.S. unconventional crude accumulation ever assessed, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.


  9. a Build a wall!a chant mars high school volleyball match in West TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 | Star-Telegram.com

    Tensions from last week's election seeped into a girl's volleyball match, when students from Archer City chanted "Build a wall!" and "Come and take it!" when playing Fort Hancock, a school on the Texas-Mexico border that is 97 percent Hispanic. The chants were made during a Class 2A regional match on Friday in Snyder, according to the Wichita Falls-Times Record-News .


  10. Christian college in West Texas expels students for blackface videoRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 15 | Star-Telegram.com

    Two college students at a Christian university in West Texas were expelled from the school Monday after a Snapchat video of a white student in blackface was circulated around campus. The video showed a white female student at Abilene Christian University wearing black makeup on her face and saying, "I'm a strong black woman," before putting on some bright red oversized lips as several people laugh in the background.


  11. Neil Sperry shares his glossary of gardening termsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 10 | Star-Telegram.com

    Warm winters between 1990 and 2012 caused at least a temporary shift in boundaries of USDA Hardiness Zone maps so that the Metroplex is now considered Zone 8. But planting Zone 8 plants can still be risky. Warm winters between 1990 and 2012 caused at least a temporary shift in boundaries of USDA Hardiness Zone maps so that the Metroplex is now considered Zone 8. But planting Zone 8 plants can still be risky.


  12. Popular Dallas chef seriously injured in off-road accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 7 | Star-Telegram.com

    A popular Dallas chef is scheduled to undergo spinal surgery after he was seriously injured in an off-road accident in West Texas this weekend, according to D Magazine . Kent Rathbun was in Parkland Hospital on Monday, being treated for 22 broken ribs, a lacerated kidney, and multiple vertebrae fractures, the magazine reported.


  13. Neil Sperrya s candidates for a yeaa or a naya areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Star-Telegram.com

    It seemed fitting in this election year to look at some of our more common landscaping plants and practices, and put 'em to a vote. Because they're things we frequently see, the public admittedly has already spoken, but I'm going to play the part of the guy who can sign them into our lives or reject them entirely.


  14. Lubbock homeowner shoots intruder after he tries to set house on fire, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Star-Telegram.com

    A man who police say broke into a family's home and tried to set it on fire is now behind bars. Lubbock Police went to a burglary call around 2:15 a.m. Oct. 23 and found a man with a gunshot wound to the stomach, the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reports.


  15. At Zuzu Verk vigil, friends hope their a ray of lighta comes home soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | Star-Telegram.com

    Live: Friends and family gather during a candlelight vigil for missing person Zuzu Verk at Bear Creek Park in Keller, Monday, October 24, 2016. Verk, a 22-year-old student at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas, has been missing since Oct 12. Special/Brandon Wade Friends of a missing college student from the Keller area described her Monday night as an endless source of positivity, a bubbly friend who gave good advice and dreamed of traveling to Japan.


  16. Reward increases to $50,000 for info about missing Sul Ross studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Star-Telegram.com

    The reward has increased to $50,000 for information leading to the whereabouts or safe return of a missing college student from Fort Worth who has been missing for nine days in West Texas. Zuzu Verk, 21, a junior at Sul Ross State University, was last heard from early on Oct. 12. She went on a date the night before but didn't show up for class or work the next day, her father, Glenn Verk, told KRLD .


  17. Agencies expand search, reward grows for missing Alpine studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Star-Telegram.com

    Authorities on Wednesday said that a search for a missing Sul Ross State University student Zuzu Verk had expanded to towns and counties near Alpine. The search expanded Wednesday to other Texas counties for a missing former Timber Creek High School student who last seen a week ago in far West Texas.


  18. Denver driller joins Permian Basin land rush with $1.6 billion dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Star-Telegram.com

    A Denver-based driller is spending $1.6 billion to expand in West Texas, adding to soaring deal activity in the prolific Permian Basin. SM Energy is shedding oil and natural gas assets in North Dakota and buying 35,700 acres from QStar LLC, a portfolio company of Houston-based EnCap Investments, for $1.1 billion in cash and $500 million in stock.


  19. Drilling surge in Permian Basin could add to natural gas glutRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | Star-Telegram.com

    One of the biggest threats to an extended rally in U.S. natural gas prices is lurking in the oil patch. Gas production in most of the country has dropped amid cost-cutting.


  20. Another big Permian deal as Dallasa RSP makes $2.4 billion buyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | Star-Telegram.com

    Dallas-based RSP Permian has agreed to pay $2.4 billion in cash and stock for Silver Hill Energy Partners as increasing competition for drilling rights in the Permian Basin in West Texas pushes bids to new records. RSP is paying the equivalent of $45,000 per acre, a price never seen before in the western section of the Permian known as the Delaware Basin, said Sam Burwell, an analyst at Canaccord Genuity in New York.


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