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  1. Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar boosts revenue estimate, citing economic growth, higher oil pricesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 11 | Dallas Morning News

    Comptroller Glenn Hegar on Wednesday increased his revenue estimate for the current two-year budget cycle by $2.8 billion. Hegar said tax collections have exceeded his expectations because of a strengthening Texas economy and higher oil prices and production.

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  2. Permian Basin's new hot commodity was dirt cheap. This year, drillers paid $2 billion for itRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 10 | Dallas Morning News

    Standing high on top of a windswept dune in the West Texas plains, Greg Edwards stares out into a vast ocean of sand. It stretches in every direction, interrupted only by an occasional strip of asphalt or clusters of silos that rise high into the sky.

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  3. What happens when the coal economy dies? Here's the story of one Texas town on life supportRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 8 | Dallas Morning News

    He's spent his 60 years in the Central Texas town of Rockdale, surrounded by family and working the last 39 years in the local coal mine. He has a wife, three grown children, eight grandchildren and many other relatives in this town of 5,600.

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  4. Feds say kickbacks and bribes forced surgical patients to travel long distance to Dallas hospitalRead the original story

    Friday Jul 6 | Dallas Morning News

    They were so motivated by money, the doctor and chiropractor were willing to make patients travel long distances from West Texas to a Dallas hospital for surgeries -- a five-hour drive, federal court records say. Shawn Henry, a Fort Worth spine surgeon, was "aggressive" in recommending surgeries at Forest Park Medical Center, the court records said.

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  5. Dallas real estate lawyer now finds 'wonderful surprises' in his watercolor landscapesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 6 | Dallas Morning News

    The next month, he had his first public exhibit as a watercolor artist. Painting has long been a passion, he says.

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  6. Midland is the country's hottest housing market for second month in a rowRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 5 | Dallas Morning News

    The West Texas oil town of Midland is at the top of Realtor.com's list of the nation's top home markets. Realtor.com rates the country's hottest housing markets based on the time it takes to sell a house and the number of folks looking for property.

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  7. Comment on This StoryRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 1 | Dallas Morning News

    Prescott's childhood teammates remain to this day his best friends. He's Superman to them for all the times he carried them on his shoulders.

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  8. NBC5 Forecast: Hot and breezy weekendRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 30 | Dallas Morning News

    Morning clouds will give way to sunshine with strong winds out of the south today. Storm chances will be in West Texas through the weekend, otherwise we'll remain hot and uncomfortable with temperatures topping out around 99 or 100 each day through next Tuesday.

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  9. A big battery in West Texas might help your electricity billRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 28 | Dallas Morning News

    Texas' energy market just got supercharged. Vistra Energy, owner of the state's biggest solar power plant, will add the state's biggest battery , a move that promises to help stabilize notoriously fickle renewable energy and reduce prices along the way.

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  10. Texas doesn't need another veterinarian schoolRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 28 | Dallas Morning News

    Texas does not need another veterinarian school to train rural veterinarians. Texas needs to find a way for more rural veterinarians to make a living.

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  11. 'Welcome, y'all': New billboard goes up in Texas Panhandle after outrage over anti-liberal signRead the original story

    Monday Jun 25 | Dallas Morning News

    A more welcoming billboard is greeting drivers in the Texas Panhandle where less than a week ago outrage over an anti-liberal sign led to its removal. "Liberals," the initial billboard on Interstate 40 near Vega said, "Please continue on I-40 until you have left our GREAT STATE OF TEXAS."

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  12. NBC5 Forecast: Windy with more heat and humidity on the wayRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 24 | Dallas Morning News

    A complex of storms in West Texas diminished significantly after moving east through parts of Tarrant County overnight. Frequent lightning contributed to several grass fires west of I-35 and dime size hail was reported on I-30 in Fort Worth and parts of West Texas.

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  13. Former Texas priest sexually abused girl for years a " including during confession, authorities sayRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 20 | Dallas Morning News

    A former Catholic priest in West Texas sexually abused a girl for years, including during confession, according to court documents. Miguel Luna, 68, was arrested June 11 outside his home in El Paso and faces a charge of aggravated sexual assault of a child.

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  14. Where are the undocumented girls in shelters? Officials said theya re...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 19 | Dallas Morning News

    Images of shelters filled with undocumented boys are raising questions about where young girls are being placed as a part of the Trump's administration zero-tolerance policy. Officials from the Department of Homeland Security and Health and Human Services said on Tuesday morning on a call with reporters that they are working on getting "government resources" to get the images released to the public.

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  15. Protesters led by Beto O'Rourke gather outside tents holding...Read the original story

    Sunday Jun 17 | Dallas Morning News

    Outraged over the Trump administration's policy of splitting up families entering the country illegally, protesters marched Sunday to a shelter where children are being held outside this tiny farming community in West Texas. "This is my first Father's Day, and I felt the need to come here," said Jeremy Slack, assistant professor of geography at the Univertsity of Texas at El Paso, who was carrying his 9-month-old son Oliver, alongside his wife, Carla.

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  16. Planned Permian Basin pipeline will carry out 1 million barrels of crude oil per dayRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    More help is on the way to ease the Permian Basin's pipeline shortage. Exxon Mobil and Plains All American Pipeline announced Tuesday their intent to build a 1 million barrel-a-day crude oil pipeline.

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  17. How Texas is producing more oil with lessRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    The U.S., led by the Permian Basin, has broken decades' old oil production records. And the U.S. is now projected to become the world's top oil producer.

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  18. North Texas firefighter dies battling West Texas wildfiresRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    Richard "Andy" Loller Jr. suffered a medical emergency while working in West Texas, and was flown by helicopter to get treatment, the city of Weatherford said Sunday night. "We are all deeply shocked and saddened by the news of Andy's passing," City Manager Sharon Hayes said in a written statement.

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  19. Texas has a good plan to fix its juvenile lockups - now lawmakers have to act on itRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    Turning around Texas' beleaguered justice system for young offenders will take a comprehensive overhaul. Years of sex-abuse scandals and turmoil call for rethinking every aspect of this agency.

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  20. Midland tops U.S. housing markets thanks to Permian Basin oil boomRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    The West Texas oil patch town of Midland is the top U.S. home market in Realtor.com's ranking for May. "The California housing market has been hot for a long time - but may be too hot," Javier Vivas, director of economic research for Realtor.com, said in the new report. "Our May hotness index further confirms we're seeing that as prices in California continue to soar, people are increasingly looking elsewhere.

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