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  1. Texas radioactive waste company eyes New Mexico siteRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | KSWO

    A waste treatment storage that disposes radioactive waste company may be ahead of southeastern New Mexico in landing a long-term storage facility for spent nuclear fuel. The Hobbs News-Sun reports that the West-Texas based Waste Control Specialists singled this month it wants a spent fuel storage facility at the company's facility just five miles east of Eunice, New Mexico.

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  2. Indian tribe in West Texas to end sweepstakes gamesRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | KSWO

    An Indian tribe says it will stop offering sweepstakes games to comply with a federal judge's ruling, but instead offer traditional bingo-hall games. According to the El Paso Times , the Tigua tribe had long been embroiled in a dispute with the Texas Attorney General's office over games of chance that aren't legal in the state.

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  3. Translation devices help East Texas police department speak in many languagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | KSWO

    Special machines are helping an East Texas police department communicate with those who speak other languages. Two weeks ago the Marshall Police Department received translators through a government program to help serve their growing Spanish-speaking population.

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  4. Education board's decision could affect plans for veterinary schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | KSWO

    The Higher Education Coordinating Board has released a report stating that Texas does not currently need a new veterinary college but instead there is a need for a department that primarily focuses on educating students in large animal medicine. The board's report comes at an inopportune time for Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, a multi-campus institution that announced its plans to build a veterinary college in Amarillo.

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  5. More information needed before regulators can green-light Andrews nuclear waste siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | KSWO

    More information needed before regulators can green-light Andrew - KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, Sports. ABC, 24/7, Telemundo - Chuck McDonald, a spokesperson for WCS, said the company aims to create an open dialogue with Andrews and Lea County residents.

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  6. West Texas officer injured after dragged by carRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 17 | KSWO

    The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reports Slaton police Officer Paul Rucker was directing traffic Friday evening at a car show when a driver refused to cooperate. Police Chief Trevor Barnes says a physical altercation then took place in which Rucker was dragged by the car before the officer was thrown off, landing in a bar ditch.

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  7. Largest flag in Odessa raises awareness of Aggressive Downtown RevivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | KSWO

    Paul Evans Carpet & Flooring is raising a 30' by 50' Texas flag on a 100' pole at their store in downtown Odessa on July 19 at 9 a.m. The business hopes to bring attention to the downtown revitalization project being spearheaded by the City of Odessa and other local leaders. Working on the flag began on June 23 2016 and the pole was completed after two days work.

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  8. Tons of area talent represented in All Star gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | KSWO

    When the West All-stars take to the field in Wichita Falls for the Six Man D1 All-Star football game Saturday night, our area well be well represented with the biggest stars from our smaller schools. For Anton's Javier Savedra, it's an amazing way to cap off his high school football career.

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  9. 4 West Texas men indicted in fuel theft schemeRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | KSWO

    Four West Texas men have been indicted for allegedly taking part in a scheme to steal $365,000 worth of diesel. The indictment from a federal grand jury in Midland alleges that from January 2014 to September 2014, the men used eight stolen fuel cards to unlawfully acquire bulk loads of diesel fuel.

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  10. Need for blood continues in West TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | KSWO

    United Blood Services has joined American Association of Blood Banks and America's Blood Centers. The American Red Cross is also stating there is a critical need for blood and platelet donors across the country.

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  11. Texas man, 50, faces prison for sex with 2 Abilene girls, 13Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | KSWO

    A convicted sex offender faces up to 10 years in federal prison for raping two West Texas girls he met online and transported to his Fort Worth home. Robert Blaine Harris pleaded guilty Tuesday in Abilene to enticement of a minor and aiding and abetting, in a plea agreement.

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  12. First Alert Weather Day: Dangerous record heat, tied record high of 105Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | KSWO

    Today is a First Alert Weather Day due to the combination of heat and humidity combination this afternoon. Lubbock has tied its July 12 record high of 105 degrees set on this date in 1933.

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  13. About 90 ducks, geese at West Texas park to be euthanizedRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | KSWO

    The Odessa Parks and Recreation Department recently asked the Texas Wildlife Services to help euthanize the 60 ducks and 30 geese. Parks director Steve Patton cited public health and safety concerns amid complaints about aggressive birds.

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  14. More than 12,000 without power in West TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | KSWO

    Oncor also reports 1,390 users in Midland and 55 in Martin Counties are without electricity, but might regain the utility around 1:30 a.m. According to Sharyland Utilities, Ector has 498 customers, Midland has 356 customers and Martin has 340 customers without power.

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  15. Permian Basin Area Foundation (Source: KWES).Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | KSWO

    Although much of the Basin is suffering through a slow down in the economy, the foundation has actually seen an increase in donations. "We are a community foundation.

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  16. Sharyland Utilities: 1,500 without power after thunderstorms in West TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | KSWO

    Sharyland Utilities announced Tuesday night that they are working to restore power to several counties that are experiencing an outage due to severe thunderstorms. As of 9:00 p.m. Tuesday evening about 1,500 customers in Borden, Glasscock, Howard, Martin, Midland, Mitchell, Reagan and Scurry counties are without power.

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  17. Midland College professor teams up with I-20 Wildlife Preserve to teach biologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | KSWO

    Midland College professors teamed up with the I-20 Wildlife Preserve to teach biology in a unique way. The professors recently traveled to Florida to share ideas and present their research modules to teachers across the country.

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  18. Fatal mad cow-like disease in Texas whitetail deer doublesRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 2 | KSWO

    State wildlife officials say the number of known Texas whitetail deer infected with a fatal syndrome similar to mad cow disease has doubled. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department now counts 25 whitetail deer with chronic wasting disease.

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  19. TTU Regent, Vista Bank CEO wants to introduce Lubbock to Donald TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | KSWO

    Donald Trump is stepping up his fundraising efforts as he prepares for a general election battle against Hillary Clinton - and Texas Tech University System Regent and Vista Bank president and CEO John Steinmetz is on a list of "bundlers" helping him do it. A bundler is a kind of super fundraiser, who can collect lots of individual donations, up to $2,700 per person, and "bundle" them for the campaign.

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  20. Texas couple indicted in slaying of woman's daughterRead the original story

    Friday Jul 1 | KSWO

    A West Texas couple has been indicted on capital murder charges in the February death of the woman's 18-year-old disabled daughter. A Lubbock County grand jury returned the indictments Friday against James and Debi Holland in the death of Holli Jeffcoat, a special-needs high school student.

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