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  1. How robot, explosives took out Dallas sniperRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | KRCR

    Dallas Police Chief David Brown gave an order to his SWAT team after a 45-minute gun battle and two hours of negotiating with a sniper targeting police officers. He told them to come up with a creative plan to neutralize the suspect without putting another officer in the line of fire. 7 comments

  2. Blue Origin successfully crash tests space-tourism capsuleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | KRCR

    The private space company headed by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos successfully landed the same Blue Shepherd rocket again Sunday after an unmanned test flight from its launch site in West Texas. Blue Origin wants to pioneer space tourism by offering paying customers a ride to what's known as suborbital space, reaching about 62 miles above Earth's surface.


  3. U.S. oil companies ready to pump more as prices riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | KRCR

    Everyone wants to know: is this oil rally to $50 a barrel legit or another false start like last year? The answer to that big question could lie in the Permian Basin, the West Texas oil play, where drillers can squeeze out profits even at low prices. Now that oil prices have nearly doubled from their February lows, the key will be whether frackers in the Permian start pumping like crazy again.


  4. US oil boom not slowing enough to solve epic glutRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | KRCR

    Even though OPEC has been drowning the world in oil, the U.S. pumped a near-record 9.18 million barrels per day in January, according to recent stats released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration. That's down a miniscule 0.6% from the end of 2015 and is actually slower than the pace of U.S. monthly production declines that started last year.


  5. Blue Origin launches and lands rocketRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | KRCR

    That's the approach Jeff Bezos' space company, Blue Origin, is taking to test its New Shepard, which launched and landed safely on Saturday. The launch in West Texas is the third for the New Shepard rocket, which is named after Alan Shepard, the first American to go to space.


  6. Jeff Bezos says he'll put people in space in two yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | KRCR

    Blue Origin, a space company owned by the Amazon CEO, has been working on how to send people into orbit for the past decade. In November, Blue Origin beat rival SpaceX by successfully launching a rocket into outer space and then landing it upright upon its return to Earth.


  7. Sheriff on Scalia death scene: 'All seemed to be in order'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | KRCR

    Nothing was out of place in the room at Cibolo Creek Ranch. Some clothes hung in a closet, others were neatly folded both outside and inside a piece of luggage.


  8. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia through the yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | KRCR

    Antonin Scalia, associate justice of the Supreme Court, died Feb. 13, 2016, at a ranch in West Texas.


  9. Jeff Bezos' rocket lands safely after space flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | KRCR

    Jeff Bezos' rocket ship achieved a breakthrough Monday by traveling 329,839 feet into outer space and then landing upright upon its return to earth. In the past, rockets were disposed of after launching space craft into outer space.


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