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  1. Internet billionaires face off in renewed Texas space raceRead the original story

    Sunday | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    An isolated edge of vast West Texas is home to a highly secretive part of the 21st-century space race, one of two being directed in the Lone Star State by Internet billionaires whose personalities and corporate strategies seem worlds apart. The presence of Blue Origin, LLC, the brainchild of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, barely registers in nearby Van Horn, a way station along Interstate 10, a full decade after he began buying land in one of Texas' largest and most remote counties.


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

    Wednesday Apr 8 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    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. In a midday update to Wednesday's forecast, the Storm Prediction Center went to its second-highest advisory level - a moderate risk - while cautioning that a strong tornado or two could form in an area between Wichita, Kansas, and Jefferson City, Missouri.


  3. West Texas man sent to prison for laundering drug moneyRead the original story

    Friday Apr 3 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A West Texas man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for using his car repair business to launder drug money. Eduardo Herrera was sentenced this week by a federal judge in El Paso after having earlier this year pleaded guilty to one count of money laundering.


  4. At least 10 killed when prison bus strikes train in TexasRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    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.


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

    Jan 7, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    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.


  6. Gunman, 1 other person dead in shooting at veterans' clinicRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    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.


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

    Dec 20, 2014 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The ranch and others across the state suffered through the state's driest year ever in 2011, forcing some to sell off many if ... . Antelope graze on the Muleshoe Ranch in Borden County on Dec. 3, 2014.


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

    Nov 3, 2014 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    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.


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

    Oct 1, 2014 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    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.


  10. Search for Texas deputy suspended but will resumeRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Searchers looking for a Central Texas sheriff's deputy whose car was swept away by water are suspending the search for now as more storms move into the Austin area. Travis County sheriff's spokesman Roger Wade says the search will resume Friday morning.


  11. Questions, answers on cameras for Border PatrolRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Searchers are trying to find a Central Texas sheriff's deputy who has been missing since she reported her patrol vehicle was swamped during storm-related flooding. Rescue crews in Central Texas were searching Thursday 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... Federal prosecutors have charged the couple accused of kidnapping two young Amish sisters in northern New York with sexual exploitation of children and possession of child pornography.


  12. Final tally: 143 homes burned in California fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    16, 2014, the day after a wildfire swept through Weed, Calif. . Firefighters inspect the interior of the Roseburg Lumber Mill in Weed, Calif., on Tuesday, Sept.


  13. Vote counting begins in Scotland on independenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The people of Scotland will decide on Thursday whether to end a partnership with the rest of the United Kingdom that has lasted more than 300 years. Here is a guide to Scotland as the historic vote nears.


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