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  1. We can chip in to help the bluebird populationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Thanks to their beauty, pleasant disposition, and sweet warbling notes, bluebirds have been beloved since humans first laid eyes and ears on them. In his 1871 classic, "Wake Robin," famous naturalist and birder John Burroughs wrote, "The bluebird is a bird without fault.

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  2. Editorial: It's time to ban texting while drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Will Patterson liked his new job. It was hard work, helping to rebuild a highway in West Texas, but it was outdoors and the pay was good.

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  3. $2.8B deal latest land acquisition in energy-rich Permian BasinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    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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  4. East Texas oil producers cautiously optimistic about OPEC cuts, price spikes on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2013 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Oil prices spiked on Wednesday, following news that OPEC agreed to cut its production for the first time since 2008. The international benchmark for crude jumped 8.3 percent, or $3.86, to $50.24.

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  5. Amid few top statewide races, Texas focuses on Trump-ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    There are no major statewide offices on the Texas ballot, and Republican Donald Trump is expected to win a fiercely conservative state that hasn't backed a Democrat since Jimmy Carter in 1976. Might she be buoyed by Texas Hispanics spurred to vote after Trump's repeated insults of Latinos, his promises to build a towering wall along the entire 2,000-mile U.S.-Mexico border and his harsh immigration rhetoric? Doing so would require a dramatic turnaround in Hispanic turnout.

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  6. Tyler sees 2.2 percent decrease in sales tax collections from 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    The city of Tyler will finish its fiscal year with a 2.15 percent drop in sales tax collection overall and will have used nearly $100,000 out of reserve funds to balance the budget. The city did narrowly better than the state as a whole, which saw a 2.26 percent decrease in sales tax revenue for its fiscal year.

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  7. Female shooter reported dead in Alpine High School shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    A female student has died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound after shooting and injuring another female student at a high school in the West Texas town of Alpine, the Brewster County sheriff said. "The shooter appears to have shot herself," Brewster County Sheriff Ronny Dodson told radio station KVLF.

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  8. Joe Ely set for Tyler show Aug. 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Ely has for decades written and sang songs that include elements of country, rock, blues and folk. His latest album, "Panhandler Rambler," pays homage to his years growing up in West Texas.

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  9. Wind, solar subsidies are hurting the electricity marketRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2016 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    The West Texas oilfields have an energy problem. Reliance on wind energy in West Texas - an energy source that is itself too reliant on government subsidies - has threatened the reliability of the energy market in that region and statewide.

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  10. Ybarra joins St. Gregory School as dyslexia and reading specialistRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2016 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Suzanne Ybarra will serve students identified as dyslexic and assist teachers with strategies to help all students struggling with reading at St. Gregory Cathedral School starting this fall. Ybarra, a dyslexia and reading specialist, said she wanted to join the faculty at St. Gregory because she had a previous "great working relationship" with principal Vicky Chenevert and because she is Catholic.

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  11. Don't send bureaucrats to take away our burgersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    In a word, no. The Washington Post featured a writer last week who claimed, "We need to eat less meat.

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  12. The hollow promise of renewable energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Massive machinery goes through the coal mining process at the Luminant owned Oak Hill coal mine in Rusk county.The extraction of the coal is a fairly rapid operation and once completed the company goes through the more involved procedure of "reclaiming" the land and replanting it with trees and native vegeation that in turn attract fauna to repopulate the area.Photo: Jaime R. Carrero/Tyler Morning Telegraph Even the New York Times is now acknowledging that the promise of renewable energy has proven to be hollow. Renewables can and should make up part of the energy grid, but they simply can't replace fossil fuels and nuclear - at least, not anytime soon. 3 comments

  13. Ft. Worth man, 50, faces prison for sex with 2 Abilene girls, 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    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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  14. Crews fighting blaze at the Texas Panhandle train collision site with 3 missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Three crew members were missing and one was hurt after a head-on train collision in the Texas Panhandle that caused several box cars to erupt in flames and led authorities to evacuate residents in the area. The two BNSF Railway freight trains were on the same track when they collided Tuesday near the town of Panhandle, about 25 miles northeast of Amarillo.

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  15. Rising oil prices encourage shale producers, but dissuade investorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Crude's advance of more than 90 percent from a 12-year low earlier this year has U.S. shale producers starting to return to their drilling rigs, threatening to slow further gains. "The $50-to-$60 a barrel area is the sweet spot," said Mark Watkins, the Park City, Utah-based regional investment manager for The Private Client Group of U.S. Bank, which oversees $128 billion of assets.

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  16. Devon Energy to sell oil and gas assets for almost $1 billion, including $525 million in East TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Devon Energy Corp. , the energy producer that's targeted $3 billion of asset sales to fund drilling and lower debt, agreed to sell fields in Texas and Oklahoma and a royalty interest in the northern Midland Basin for almost $1 billion to undisclosed buyers. The largest transaction was for reserves in East Texas for $525 million, the Oklahoma City-based oil and natural gas producer said in a statement Monday.

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  17. Texas lake capacity near record high, flooding shouldna t affect fisheriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    COURTESY THIS IS A PHOTO OF THE BRAZOS RIVER in Fort Bend County last weekend taken by astronaut Terry Virts who flew over the area in an airplane. Many of the states river and lakes are more than full this spring.

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  18. Storm system expected to blanket East Texas beginning Wednesday and lasting through the weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    "We have some showers that are going to start heading into our area tomorrow," KYTX CBS19 Meteorologist Alberto Romero said. "It's going to drag very slowly from West Texas to East Texas through the weekend."

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  19. Storm system moving in Wednesday expected to blanket East Texas through the weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    East Texas was given a welcome reprieve from the rain for the holiday weekend, but more is on the way. "We have some showers that are going to start heading into our area tomorrow," KYTX CBS19 Meteorologist Alberto Romero said.

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  20. ATF says fire set intentionally caused fatal blast at West, Texas fertilizer plantRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    A fire that was intentionally set caused the 2013 explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant that killed 15 people, federal officials said Wednesday, describing the blaze as "a criminal act." Federal and state investigators said no arrests have been made, but that authorities were investigating who may have set the fire inside the West Fertilizer Co.

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