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  1. New documentary eyes story of Latino extras in 1956 'Giant'Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By RUSSELL CONTRERAS Associated Press A new documentary examines the Mexican-American child actors who appeared in the 1956 blockbuster movie "Giant" but later were forced to view the film in segregated theaters. "Giant," starring Rock Hudson, Elizabeth Taylor and James Dean, was set in West Texas and was one of the first films to openly tackle racism.

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  2. 'Moderate risk' of storms, tornadoes in Middle AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    NORMAN, Okla. - Forecasters say severe weather developing in the nation's midsection could be stronger than previously expected and ultimately stretch from the plains of West Texas to the Appalachian Mountains.

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  3. At least 10 killed in Texas when prison bus strikes trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    PENWELL, Texas - At least 10 people were killed Wednesday when a bus carrying state prisoners skidded off an icy highway overpass in West Texas, slid down an embankment and collided with a passing train, a county sheriff said. The overpass on Interstate 20 was slick with ice Wednesday morning when the Texas Department of Criminal Justice bus left the roadway just west of Odessa, according to Ector County Sheriff Mark Donaldson.

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  4. APNewsbreak: Official says VA shooter was retired soldierRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press WASHINGTON - A U.S. official says the alleged shooter who killed a doctor at a West Texas veterans' clinic Tuesday was a retired Army solider. The official says the gunman was medically retired from the Army in 2007, and left at the rank of specialist.

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  5. Gunman, 1 other person dead in shooting at veterans' clinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    EL PASO, Texas - A gunman opened fire at a veterans' medical clinic in West Texas on Tuesday, killing one other person, officials said. The gunman was also killed.

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  6. 'Active shooter' reported at El Paso military hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    EL PASO, Texas - The Army is searching for a suspect after an "active shooter" was reported at a West Texas military hospital. Fort Bliss spokesman Gil Telles says an "active shooter" has been confirmed at the William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso.

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  7. Texas ranchers seeking alternative incomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By BETSY BLANEY and EMILY SCHMALL Associated Press GAIL, Texas - The Muleshoe Ranch's profits were chopped in half when the drought withered pastures, dried up stock tanks and forced the owner to move most of his cattle out of state. Three years later, the sprawling 33,000-acre West Texas ranch is again populated with cattle, thanks to improved rainfall.

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

    Nov 3, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ABILENE, Texas - 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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  9. Correction: Tuberculosis Exposure-Texas storyRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    EL PASO, Texas - In a story Oct. 1 about a Texas hospital linked to a tuberculosis outbreak, The Associated Press erroneously reported that a sick nursing assistant continued to work after her private doctor diagnosed her with the active form of the disease.

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  10. Report IDs 'weaknesses' at nuclear weapons labRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - A report issued Wednesday by the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Energy squarely places blame for the shutdown of the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository on failures at Los Alamos National Laboratory. The inspector general's office identified several major weaknesses in the lab's procedures for packing contaminated gloves, tools and other radiological wastes that were destined for permanent storage at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in southern New Mexico.

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