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  1. 2 Texas officers shoot pet Labrador retriever during call, dog survivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    A West Texas homeowner wants to know why police shot his dog after the pet apparently lunged at two officers in an incident captured on patrol car video. Odessa police Sgt.


  2. Many plants bursting forth to color your springtimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    A riot of colors springing up as winter slips away is the sure sign springtime has arrived. Daffodils of all types begin teasing us, starting as early as January and February.


  3. Georgetown to switch from fossil fuels to solar, windRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    A Central Texas city will be among the first in the U.S. to get its electricity exclusively from solar and wind energy. U.S. solar panel maker and power plant developer SunEdison said Wednesday that it's building a 160-watt solar farm in West Texas to serve the municipal utility of Georgetown, about 30 miles north of Austin.


  4. Oil exports barred by gov't rulesRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 8 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    The dramatic increase in U.S. oil production has produced tremendous benefits for Americans. The federal government, however, has constrained many of those benefits by limiting the ability to export crude oil.


  5. Lawmaker files bill to name West Texas town Texas' bison capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    The Amarillo Globe-News reports that state Sen. Kel Seliger has filed a bill to name Quitaque the Bison Capital of Texas. Quitaque is about 300 miles northwest of Dallas and is the town closest to Caprock Canyons State Park, where the Official Texas State Bison Herd roams.


  6. Man who killed Texas deputy gets life in prison, no paroleRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2015 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    A sexual assault suspect has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing a West Texas deputy as he tried to serve a warrant. The plea deal means Higgins avoids a possible death penalty for the Oct. 9 slaying of Midland County sheriff's Sgt.


  7. West Texas students accused in fatal beating of emuRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Some West Texas teenagers have been accused in the beating death of an emu during a party on private property. Investigator Robert Jolley said Thursday that more arrests are possible over the Feb. 15 incident.


  8. Old Man Winter to extend icy grip across much of TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    The arrival of spring may be only a month away but that's not preventing Old Man Winter from extending his icy grip across much of Texas. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for North Texas and weather advisories are in place for the Panhandle, Central Texas and elsewhere.


  9. Plastic bag bans in Texas seem to be on the rise and workingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Although Gov. Greg Abbott has said derisively that such ordinances show that Texas is "being Californianized," the Austin American-Statesman reports that environment-minded ordinances seem to be working in Austin and on the rise in the Lone Star State. Dallas last month started charging an "environmental fee" of a nickel per single-use paper or plastic bag at groceries, convenience stores and big-box retailers.


  10. 1 dead after plane crashes into West Texas TV towerRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    One man is dead after the small aircraft in which he was flying crashed into a TV tower while approaching an airport in West Texas. Lubbock Fire Department Division Chief Steve Holland said the area surrounding the KCBD-TV tower in southeastern Lubbock was still being searched Wednesday night to make sure there were no others dead.


  11. Wildlife biologist counts antler inches instead of deer on huntRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Corey Mason took advantage of a late season hunt and a long-distance shot to take this 190-class mule deer in Winkler County. As a Texas Parks and Wildlife Department wildlife biologist, Corey Mason has spent more time over the years looking at other people's deer than having the chance to spot one he wanted to hunt.


  12. Texas Panhandle gets up to foot of snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    A winter storm has swept through parts of Texas, dropping up to a foot of snow in the Panhandle and prompting El Paso to close government offices early. Dozens of school districts canceled classes or delayed opening in the Panhandle and South Plains on Thursday.


  13. 5 still hospitalized after Texas prison bus wreck, 10 killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    A guard and two inmates remain in critical condition while two other felons are listed as serious after a West Texas prison bus wreck that claimed 10 lives. Officials say the bus on Wednesday morning hit an icy patch on an Interstate 20 overpass, slid down an embankment and collided with a passing freight train.


  14. Case builds against three suspects in the killing of Kilgore nativeRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Details in the murder of Trey Sands are still sketchy as Brewster County investigators build their case against the three people suspected of killing the Kilgore native. Keith Allen McWilliams, Rhonda Joy Bloom and Charles Levi Morrow remain incarcerated in West Texas on $200,000 bond each, charged with first-degree murder. 1 comment

  15. Lawmaker: Too many Texas high schools make playoffsRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    A West Texas lawmaker says too many high school football teams reach the playoffs and has introduced a bill that would reduce the number of teams that advance. Republican Sen. Charles Perry of Lubbock says the University Interscholastic League's playoff system has become "watered down" and allows up to 74 percent of teams to make the playoffs.


  16. 2 arrested in West Texas death of Kilgore manRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Two people have been charged with murder after the body of a Kilgore man was found under some rocks at a West Texas ranch. The Brewster County Sheriff's Office says Keith McWilliams of Alpine and Rhonda Joy Bloom of Terlingua were being held without bond Thursday.


  17. 20 percent decline in price of fuel recently has a reasonRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2014 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    An oversupply of crude oil, primarily created by the increase in production in the U.S., has caused a 20 percent decline in price in a matter of weeks, according to two companies involved in analysis of crude oil markets. Goldman Sachs, one of the best known companies following in the futures market of crude oil, announced on Oct. 26 that it projects $75 per barrel for the first quarter of 2015 for West Texas Intermediate , down from its previous forecast of $90.


  18. VIDEO: 5 babies test positive for TB in El Paso exposureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Five babies tested have positive for tuberculosis in West Texas after a nurse assistant at an El Paso hospital nursery exposed hundreds of infants to the disease between September 2013 and last month. The El Paso Department of Public Health said Saturday in a statement that none of the children have active TB, the deadly and contagious form of the illness.


  19. Lawmakers should end wind subsidiesRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2014 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    The evidence is in; wind energy claims are, at least for now, hot air. It's time for Texas lawmakers to end the subsidies that have propped up the renewable energy market and let those industries stand on their own.


  20. Search for Texas deputy suspended, but will resumeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Inclement weather made rescue crews in Central Texas suspend the search for a sheriff's deputy who radioed for help minutes before her empty patrol car was found submerged by floodwaters, while heavy rains in West Texas caused dozens of streets and some houses to flood. Roger Wade, a spokesman for the Travis County Sheriff's Office, said the search would resume Friday morning.


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