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  1. Driver of Texas trailer indicted for 10 passengers' deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The driver of a tractor-trailer packed with people illegally entering the United States in an alleged human smuggling operation was indicted Wednesday on charges related to the deaths of 10 people inside. James Matthew Bradley Jr. was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury in San Antonio on five counts, including a count of illegally transporting immigrants for financial gain, resulting in death, and a separate count of conspiracy to transport immigrants illegally, resulting in death.

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  2. 20 immigrants found locked in a semitrailer in West TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A Border Patrol spokesman says the immigrants from Mexico, El Salvador and Guatemala were in good condition after being found early Monday at the Interstate 10 checkpoint in Sierra Blanca, about 85 miles southwest of El Paso. The spokesman says they appeared to be in the United States illegally.

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  3. New Mexico land office goes after Texas 'dirt bandits'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This image provided by New Mexico State Land Office shows the scene of the alleged dirt theft in Otero County, N.M., Friday, Aug. 11, 2017. The New Mexico State Land Office is going after a West Texas county after it was learned that loads of dirt, sand and gravel were disappearing from the parcel of state trust land along the border.

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  4. Texas police arrest robbery suspect who fell asleep at sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 6 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Police in West Texas have arrested a sleepy robbery suspect after investigators say he was caught snoozing at the scene. Taylor County jail records show 20-year-old Kanyoni Sedekiya of Abilene was being held Sunday on an aggravated robbery charge, with bond set at $60,000.

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  5. Q&A: Taylor Sheridan finds another frontier in 'Wind River'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Jan. 21, 2017 file photo, director Taylor Sheridan poses for a portrait to promote the film, "Wind River during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Sheridan's film takes audiences to the harsh terrain of the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming, where a murder and rape of a young girl sets off a thrilling investigation deep into the forgotten landscape.

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  6. Review: In 'Wind River' grief blankets a Wyoming reservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This image released by The Weinstein Company shows Jeremy Renner, left, and Gil Birmingham in a scene from "Wind River." This image released by The Weinstein Company shows Jeremy Renner, left, and Gil Birmingham in a scene from "Wind River."

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  7. Drone captures creepiness at abandoned W. Texas water parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 31 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    What used to be a West Texas treasure has since turned into a deserted water park. Water Wonderland in Midland-Odessa has been abandoned for 14 years.

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  8. Fuselage splits as vintage plane crash lands in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Authorities say a restored Korean War-era plane has crashed while attempting to land at a West Texas airport but both people on board survived. The Federal Aviation Administration says the crash happened Tuesday morning near Stephens County Airport in Breckenridge, about 90 miles west of Fort Worth.

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  9. Texas fisherman reels in 45-year-old walletRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A fisherman isn't telling fish tales when he says he fished a 45-year-old wallet out of a West Texas lake. The San Angelo Standard-Times reported that John Riley reeled in the wallet Thursday while fishing in Lake Nasworthy near San Angelo.

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  10. Jaguar scaled walls to escape enclosure at Texas zooRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Officials at a West Texas zoo say a jaguar scaled a 12-foot-tall artificial rock wall and forced her way under netting that topped her enclosure to escape the exhibit last week. Officials at the Abilene Zoo said Wednesday that the jaguar named Estrella then scaled an adjacent cinderblock wall and forced her way through an 8-inch gap to access the rest of the zoo.

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  11. Shipping resumes to only US underground nuclear waste dumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The nation's only underground nuclear repository has received its first shipment of waste, more than three years after shipping was halted in response to a radiation release that contaminated part of the facility and sidetracked the federal government's multibillion-dollar cleanup program. The U.S. Energy Department said Monday that the shipment from a federal facility in Idaho marked a milestone for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant and the government sites where tons of waste left over from decades of nuclear weapons research and development have been stacking up.

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  12. Images: Bezos' company's fancy 'tourist' rocketRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    If you're thinking about traveling to space as a tourist aboard a Blue Origin rocket, it appears you'll be doing so in relative style. Jeff Bezos' space company released new images of its capsule, showing rather luxurious accommodations for the six passengers it will carry.

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  13. 3 Texas deaths underscore the dangers of storm chasingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this May 19, 2010 file photo taken near Kingfisher, Okla., storm chasers and spectator vehicles clog the road and shoulder of Highway 81. The subculture of chasing has gone mainstream in recent years, thanks to digital cameras and mobile radar. And it's getting more dangerous.

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  14. 3 storm chasers die in crash during Southern Plains stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Authorities say a truck driver was killed when powerful winds upended his tractor-trailer on an Oklahoma interstate, while three storm chasers died in a collision as they raced toward a tornado-warned storm in West Texas. The storms that bore down on Texas and Oklahoma late Tuesday brought tornadoes, tennis ball-sized hail and powerful winds, but no widespread damage was reported.

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  15. The Latest: Weather Channel mourns deaths of storm chasersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Weather Channel says two of its contractors were among the three storm chasers killed in a crash in West Texas during severe weather. The channel said in a statement that Kelley Williamson and Randy Yarnall were "beloved members of the weather community" who'd worked as contractors for the channel.

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  16. The Latest: 3 storm chasers killed in West Texas crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Lt. Bryan Witt of the Texas Department of Public Safety says the Tuesday afternoon crash involved a Jeep and a Chevrolet Suburban sport utility vehicle. He says one person was in one vehicle and two in their other, but he could not match up occupants with vehicles.

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  17. Man charged with murder in Texas college student's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A West Texas man has been indicted on a first-degree murder charge in the killing of a college student he was dating. The remains of Zuzu Verk were found last month in a shallow grave in the wilderness near Alpine, about 200 miles southeast of El Paso.

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  18. EPA delays chemical storage rule amid terrorism fearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this April 18, 2013 aerial file photo, the remains of a nursing home, left, apartment complex, center, and fertilizer plant, right, destroyed by an explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas. The Trump administration is delaying a new rule tightening safety requirements for companies that store large quantities of dangerous chemicals.

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  19. Hunters charged in Texas shooting had blamed immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Two hunters accused in a shooting on a remote Texas ranch near the Mexican border had told authorities that they were attacked by immigrants who had entered the country illegally. Presidio County Sheriff Danny Dominguez told Odessa television KOSA that a grand jury indicted Michael Bryant and Walker Daugherty last week on charges of using deadly conduct by discharging firearms in the direction of others.

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  20. $2.8B deal latest land acquisition in energy-rich PermianRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    An Austin-based driller said this week that it's buying about 71,000 acres of land in the energy-rich Permian Basin for $2.8 billion, becoming the latest energy company to make a major investment in the region. Parsley Energy said in a statement Tuesday that it's purchasing the land from a Fort Worth oil explorer, Double Eagle Energy Permian.

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