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  1. Correction: Severe Weather-Southern Plains storyRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    In a story March 29 about a fatal wreck that killed three storm chasers, The Associated Press incorrectly identified a driver and passenger involved in the collision. Corbin Lee Jaeger was the driver of a Jeep that was struck by a Suburban on Tuesday at a rural crossroads in West Texas.

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  2. 3 storm chasers killed in crash during West Texas stormsRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Three storm chasers were killed when their vehicles collided at a rural crossroads during severe West Texas storms on Tuesday. The storms spawned multiple funnel clouds and an occasional tornado in open areas of West Texas on Tuesday afternoon.

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  3. EPA delays chemical storage rule amid terrorism fearRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The Trump administration is delaying a new rule tightening safety requirements for companies that store large quantities of dangerous chemicals. The rule was imposed after a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, exploded in 2013, killing 15 people.

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  4. Hunters charged in Texas shooting had blamed immigrantsRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    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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  5. Study: Texas abortions declined as clinics got farther awayRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The number of abortions performed throughout Texas dropped after a 2013 law forced the closure of clinics in all but the largest cities, and the decline was steeper the farther a woman lived from one of the remaining clinics, a study found. The U.S. Supreme Court last year struck down Texas' tougher abortion regulations - known as HB2 - but not before more than 20 clinics closed, including nearly all that served rural and midsized cities.

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  6. Texas officials: 1 killed, 7 hurt in cheerleader bus crashRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2016 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Authorities say a woman was killed and seven others were injured when a semitrailer crashed into a bus carrying a group of West Texas high school cheerleaders. Iraan-Sheffield School District Superintendent Kevin Allen says the bus, which was carrying six cheerleaders and two cheerleader sponsors, was headed home Friday night after a football game when it was hit on Interstate 20 near Big Spring.

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  7. Vast shale oil field in Texas could yield 20 billion barrelsRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2016 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    A vast field of shale rock in West Texas could yield 20 billion barrels of oil, making it the largest source of shale oil the U.S. Geological Survey has ever assessed, agency officials said. The Wolfcamp Shale geologic formation in the Midland area also contains an estimated 16 trillion cubic feet of natural gas and 1.6 billion barrels of natural gas liquids, the agency said in a release Tuesday.

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  8. Correction: Child Neglect-Texas Family storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    9, 2016, William A. and Claire Rembis stand outside the Texas Tech University Law School in Lubbock, Texas. The couple is trying to regain custody of their 11 children after Texas child welfare officials ... .

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  9. Couple investigated in 3 states facing neglect case in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2016 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    9, 2016, William A. and Claire Rembis stand outside the Texas Tech University Law School in Lubbock, Texas. The couple is trying to regain custody of their 11 children after Texas child welfare officials ... .

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  10. The Latest: Sheriff: Threats called in after school shootingRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2016 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Investigators say one person may be responsible for threats called into a local hospital and a university as officers responded to a deadly shooting at a high school in Alpine, Texas. Brewster County Sheriff Ronny Dodson said during a news conference Thursday that a male caller reported a bomb threat at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, while another threat was called into an Alpine hospital.

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  11. The Latest: Paxton promises help after school shootingRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2016 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says he's monitoring developments in the deadly shooting at a West Texas high school and promises to provide support for law enforcement agencies investigating the case. Authorities say a female student shot and injured another female student Thursday morning at Alpine High School before turning the gun on herself.

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  12. The Latest: Student dead, another wounded in school shootingRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2016 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The local sheriff says a student has died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound after shooting and injuring another student at West Texas high school. Brewster County Sheriff Ronny Dodson tells radio station KVLF that a female student shot another female student inside Alpine High School on Thursday.

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  13. Texas police report active shooter situation at high schoolRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2016 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Police in the West Texas town of Alpine say there's an "active shooter" situation at a high school and schools have been locked down amid the search for a suspect. Elizabeth Carter, a lieutenant with the Texas Department of Public Safety, said someone brought a gun onto the Alpine High School campus Thursday morning.

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  14. Apache may have struck big in West TexasRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2016 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Apache Corp. believes there could be 3 billion barrels of oil and 75 trillion cubic feet of natural gas in an area it calls Alpine High. Apache said it's accumulated more than 300,000 acres and drilled 19 wells in Alpine High, a small part of the sweeping and energy-rich Permian Basin of Texas.

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