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  1. Police: Teen killed man for not buying him beerRead the original story

    Monday Nov 3 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Authorities say a 16-year-old boy struck and killed a man with his car outside of a West Texas convenience store after the man refused to buy him beer. Abilene police spokesman Rick Tomlin said Monday that the teenager has been charged with murder in juvenile court in the death of Jesse Cortinez, a 58-year-old local man.

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  2. Police: Teen killed man for not buying him beerRead the original story

    Monday Nov 3 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Authorities say a 16-year-old boy struck and killed a man with his car outside of a West Texas convenience store after the man refused to buy him beer. Abilene police spokesman Rick Tomlin said Monday that the teenager has been charged with murder in juvenile court in the death of Jesse Cortinez, a 58-year-old local man.

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  3. Georgia man gets 7 years in Texas weapons caseRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A convicted felon from Georgia must serve seven years in federal prison for using a gun to abduct a man who was later found in West Texas. Wano McSwain of Dahlonega , Georgia, was sentenced Tuesday in El Paso.

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  4. In Texas, Bush father and son hit campaign trialRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    George P. Bush is expected to sail to victory next month and take over a little-known but powerful office that's historically served as a stepping stone to a higher level of Texas politics. The 37-year-old Fort Worth attorney and investment manager didn't need to import his famous father for a campaign swing through West Texas.

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  5. Police: Texas soldier beat daughter to deathRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A Fort Bliss soldier was charged with capital murder after he fatally beat his 2-year-old daughter with a belt because she soiled her diaper, according to West Texas police. El Paso police Det.

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  6. Body of Texas sheriff's deputy found in lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Divers found the body of a missing Central Texas sheriff's deputy Friday, a day after her patrol car was found swamped by floodwaters minutes after she radioed for help while checking flooded low-water crossings. Senior Deputy Jessica Hollis was found dead Friday afternoon in Lake Austin, an emotional Travis County Sheriff Greg Hamilton announced Friday afternoon. 1 comment

  7. Body of Texas sheriff's deputy found in lakeRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Divers found the body of a missing Central Texas sheriff's deputy Friday, a day after her patrol car was found swamped by floodwaters minutes after she radioed for help while checking flooded low-water crossings. Senior Deputy Jessica Hollis was found dead Friday afternoon in Lake Austin, an emotional Travis County Sheriff Greg Hamilton announced Friday afternoon.

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  8. Search to resume for Texas deputy missing in floodRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A search for a missing Central Texas sheriff's deputy is set to resume, a day after her patrol car was found swamped by floodwaters minutes after she radioed for help while checking flooded low-water crossings. Travis County sheriff's spokesman Roger Wade says the deputy, whose identity hasn't been revealed, was checking crossings during the storms.

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  9. Texas sheriff's deputy missing during floodingRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Rescue crews were searching Thursday for a Texas sheriff's deputy who radioed for help minutes before her empty patrol car was found submerged by floodwaters. Roger Wade, a spokesman for the Travis County Sheriff's Office, said the deputy was checking low-water crossings during storms.

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  10. 55 indicted in El Paso gang investigationRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Investigators say 55 suspected gang members and associates in far West Texas have been indicted on charges including murder, drug dealing and extortion. Federal officials in El Paso on Wednesday announced that 20 people believed connected to the Barrio Azteca gang face charges.

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  11. Man at Texas Chick-fil-A pays $1K to treat dinersRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A generous customer has paid $1,000 to pick up the tab for diners in dozens of vehicles at the drive-thru lanes of a West Texas fast-food restaurant. KTXS-TV reports the man was in a white truck at a Chick-fil-A in Abilene on Monday night when he handed over the cash.

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  12. George W. Bush writes book about his fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    His paintings made news worldwide, but it turns out that former President George W. Bush has been working on another, highly personal project since leaving the White House: He has quietly completed a biography of his father, former President George H.W. Bush.

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  13. Texas city using treated wastewater for drinkingRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    As much of Texas grapples with lingering drought, a second city in the Lone Star State has begun reusing treated wastewater in a state-approved recycling process to bolster drinking supplies.

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  14. Officials eye 6 barrels tied to nuke dump leakRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    New Mexico Environment Secretary Ryan Flynn says scientists investigating a radiation leak at the federal government's underground nuclear waste dump have identified five other potentially explosive containers at Los Alamos National Laboratory and a temporary storage site in West Texas.

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  15. Los Alamos unable to meet nuke waste deadlineRead the original story

    May 30, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Los Alamos National Laboratory won't be able to meet a deadline for getting toxic waste from decades of building nuclear bombs off its northern New Mexico campus before wildfire season peaks, the U.S. Department of Energy said Friday.

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  16. Is cat litter to blame for nuke dump leak?Read the original story

    May 23, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The investigation into a February radiation release from the federal government's underground nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico has turned to a seemingly unusual suspect: cat litter.

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  17. New Mexico: 500 barrels of questionable nuke wasteRead the original story

    May 20, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    More than 500 barrels of waste from Los Alamos National Laboratory were packed with the kitty litter linked to a radiation release at the government's underground nuclear waste dump, prompting the state Tuesday to order federal officials to move quickly to seal off the potentially dangerous containers.

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  18. Los Alamos container linked to nuke dump leakRead the original story

    May 16, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A radiation leak at the government's troubled nuclear waste dump has been linked to a waste container shipped from Los Alamos National Laboratory, officials said Friday, raising questions about the safety of other barrels being stored on the lab's northern New Mexico campus and at a temporary site in West Texas.

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  19. DOE: Could take 3 years to fully reopen NM nuke dumpRead the original story

    May 8, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The head of the recovery effort at the federal government's nuclear waste repository in southern New Mexico said Thursday it could be up to three years before full operations resume at the underground facility.

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