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  1. Oa Rourke, other Dems dona t want tent citya s contract renewedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    Rep. Beto O'Rourke and four other Democratic members of Congress have toured a remote tent city in West Texas where they say 2,700 immigrant teens are being held at a cost of roughly $1 million per day. The lawmakers urged the nonprofit running the facility not to renew a federal contract that expires at the end of the year.

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  2. Sunny Today, High Winds ComingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    Another sunny day, so enjoy it while you can. On Wednesday a strong storm system will move across West Texas.

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  3. Bush was political patriarch to enduring American dynastyRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 1 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    The Kennedys had their New England coastal hideaway, a Camelot-like mystique and a political godfather in Joseph P. Kennedy. For the country's other political dynasty - the Bushes - it was a summer home in Maine, the West Texas oil patch and patriarch George H.W. Bush.

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  4. Former Calallen and Dallas QB Dustin Vaughan set to join San Antonioa s new pro teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    Former Calallen and West Texas A&M quarterback Dustin Vaughan has been signed by the San Antonio Commanders of the new Alliance of American Football League. Vaughan was the team's choice in the "protect or pick round" of the team's inaugural draft on Tuesday.

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  5. Texas prison inmate gets death in slaying of female guardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2018 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    An inmate at a West Texas lockup serving 25 years for sexually assaulting a child has been sentenced to death for killing a female corrections officer. A Jones County jury on Tuesday ordered the death penalty for 24-year-old Dillion Compton.

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  6. B-1 that made emergency landing in Midland flown to OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2018 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    An Air Force bomber that made an emergency landing in West Texas nearly six months ago has been repaired and flown to Oklahoma City for additional maintenance. An Air Force statement says a crew on Friday flew the B-1B Lancer from Midland International Air & Space Port to Tinker Air Force Base.

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  7. Eagle Ford shale in South Texas sees drilling comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2018 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    Three years ago, Allen Startz found himself in an unwanted kinship with thousands of other oilfield workers in South Texas' Eagle Ford shale - laid off with few prospects nearby. The Houston Chronicle reports he left his home in Bryan to work in the Permian Basin in West Texas, making plenty of money, but growing exhausted from the grueling 450-mile trip he made every couple of weeks to visit his family, whom he missed dearly.

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  8. 3rd person found dead days after raging Texas floodwatersRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2018 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    Searchers have located the remains of a third person several days after raging floodwaters overtook a small city in West Texas. A news release from Texas A&M Forest Service spokeswoman Christi Powers says the remains were found Saturday evening near Yates Crossing in Junction, a small city alongside the South Llano River.

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  9. Temperatures increase above normal before front arrives early next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    We still have a little bit of some dry air across South Texas this morning, but southeasterly winds this afternoon will begin to increase moisture levels and the humidity will be on the rise. Today, look for decent cloud coverage with temperatures near seasonal average in the mid to upper 80s and a passing shower.

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  10. Crews find 2 of 4 bodies swept away in West Texas floodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    Emergency personnel have found the bodies of two of the four people swept away when raging floodwaters overtook a small city in West Texas. Texas A&M Forest Service spokeswoman Christi Powers says the bodies were found Thursday on the banks of the Llano River more than 6 miles downstream from where they went missing.

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  11. Floods sweep away West Texas RV park; 4 men are missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2018 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    By RYAN TARINELLI and JAMIE STENGLE Associated Press DALLAS - Emergency crews were searching for four men Monday whose recreational vehicle was among those swept away from an RV park by raging floodwaters that prompted dramatic rescues by helicopters and boats in a small West Texas city. Heavy rains started falling Sunday night, causing the South Llano River to rise in Junction, about 140 miles west of Austin.

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  12. Remains of missing Vietnam war pilot from Texas identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2018 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    The remains of a Navy pilot from West Texas will be returned to his family more than 50 years after he and his jet disappeared during a Vietnam War combat photo mission. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency on Thursday announced identification of Navy Reserve Cmdr.

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  13. Texas girl whose eyes, mouth were glued shut out of hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    Police say a 1-year-old West Texas girl whose eyes and mouth were glued shut has been released from a hospital as her father faces allegations he attacked her. Odessa police Cpl.

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  14. Father charged with beating toddler, gluing mouth, eyes shutRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    A father suspected of gluing shut the eyes and mouth of his 1-year-old daughter has been arrested in West Texas. El Paso County records show 29-year-old Johnnie Lee Carter is being held Wednesday on a charge of injury to a child causing serious bodily injury.

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  15. Tampering charge dropped in 2012 death of West Texas toddlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2018 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    Prosecutors have dropped an evidence tampering charge against an ex-Child Protective Services supervisor in the 2012 starvation death of a Texas toddler while her airman father was deployed overseas. A judge dismissed the 2014 felony count against Martha Kiel Whitaker.

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  16. Waste Management to pay $5.5 million over immigrant laborRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    Waste Management has agreed to pay the federal government $5.5 million to settle allegations that it made a practice of using labor in the U.S. illegally. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Houston said Wednesday that a Waste Management subsidiary employed at least three managers at a West Texas waste site who actively encouraged the hiring of workers in the country illegally between 2003 and April 2012.

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  17. West Texas police fatally shoot man who was homicide suspectRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2018 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    A New Mexico man who was a suspect in the shooting death of his ex-girlfriend has been killed in a confrontation with police in West Texas. Midland police say officers encountered 41-year-old Oscar Gurrola on Thursday just outside the city.

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  18. US Army ring discovered at West Texas landfill, owner soughtRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2018 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    A U.S. Army ring has been found at a West Texas landfill and a veteran is trying to track down the owner. Allen, who also served in the Army, posted photos of the ring on his Facebook page and says a name is engraved inside.

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  19. At least 27 rescued after flash flood hits West Texas parkRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2018 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    At least 27 people have been rescued after 8 to 9 inches of rain caused flash flooding in the Nueces River at a park west of San Antonio. The Uvalde County Sheriff's Office says on its social media that the 27 were rescued from high water Sunday at Chalk Bluff Park, about 15 miles northwest of Uvalde, Texas.

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  20. Agency looks to fill hundreds of job vacancies on borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2018 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    The U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the largest law enforcement agency in the country, has hundreds of vacancies for law enforcement officers to fill nationwide, and El Paso and Columbus, New Mexico, are among the areas where there are job openings. "We take people from all walks of life, all job experience, people who have gone to school, been in the military," said Customs and Border Protection Officer Adrianna Carranza, a national recruiter based in the El Paso Field office, which includes all of New Mexico.

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