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  1. Fuselage splits as plane crash lands in TexasRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2017 | ABC News

    Federal authorities say the fuselage of a restored Korean War-era plane came apart as the aircraft crash-landed just short of the runway at a West Texas airport, but that the pilot and passenger survived.


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

    May 25, 2017 | ABC News

    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.


  3. Texas storms leave nearly 200,000 without powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | ABC News

    Severe thunderstorms and damaging winds in parts of Texas overnight left nearly 200,000 residents without power as of early Wednesday morning. Much of the power failures centered around the Dallas-Fort Worth area of Texas, according to the Oncor Electric Delivery utility company, which put the total number of statewide outages at 197,221 as of 4:46 AM local time.


  4. EPA may roll back chemical plant safety rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | ABC News

    Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt has delayed regulations that were made in response to a 2013 explosion that occurred at a fertilizer storage plant in West, Texas, killing 15 and injuring hundreds. The date of the rule focusing on preparing for chemical accidents has been delayed to June 19, according to the EPA .


  5. Analysis: Trump's Border Wall Faces Reality CheckRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2017 | ABC News

    President Donald Trump's vow to accelerate construction of a "contiguous, physical wall" along the Mexican border is slamming into a Washington reality - who's going to pay for it and how? U.S. taxpayers will foot the bill, starting with existing money in the Department of Homeland Security account that amounts to a small down payment. Then it's up to the Republican-led Congress to come up with possibly billions of dollars more, cutting money for other domestic programs to finance the wall.


  6. Sheriff Criticizes Texas Commissioner's Account of 'Attack'Read the original story

    Jan 17, 2017 | ABC News

    A claim by Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller that " illegal aliens " attacked a hunting party in remote West Texas is being discounted by the local sheriff who says the hunters fired on one another. Miller said in a recent Facebook post that the attack is another reason why a wall must be built to secure the Texas border.


  7. Speculation Mounts on Race Between Top 2 Texas RepublicansRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2016 | ABC News

    Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick brushed aside speculation of a 2018 gubernatorial run at the end of Texas' last legislative session, insisting he'd never challenge his "close friend" and fellow Republican Greg Abbott. But more than 18 months after that declaration to reporters - which came without anyone actually asking about a potential intraparty clash - Patrick has meticulously moved to the governor's right on many issues that GOP primary voters hold dear.


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