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West, Texas is located in McLennan County. Zip codes in West, TX include 76691. The median home price in West is $129,900. More West information.

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2 hrs ago | KYTX-TV News

Texas town could house largest unaccompanied children shelter

CLINT -- A small West Texas town could become the site of the largest shelter in the country for unaccompanied children from Central America.

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6 hrs ago | Amarillo.com

Fiber-optic network to link Texas Panhandle businesses

Provided photo Employees with D&R Underground plow and place a new innerduct to carry fiber-optic cable near Masterson last fall.

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10 hrs ago | CultureMap

Astrodome fate still undecided: Historical commission delays landmark vote

The Texas Historical Commission's vote on whether to designate the Astrodome as a historical landmark was tabled at Wednesday's meeting.

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15 hrs ago | Austin American-Statesman

Texas S Josh Turner given 2nd chance, reinstated to Horns

Texas coach Charlie Strong is giving safety Josh Turner another chance and reinstating him back to the team, a source familiar with the situation said Wednesday.

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19 hrs ago | Dallas Observer

Dark Side of the Boom

The Permian Basin shale oil boom has fueled rapid growth in both Odessa and Midland, but it has also made home ownership almost unreachable for those outside the oil industry.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

KXXV-TV Waco

Teen sentenced to 50 years in death of officer

A West Texas jury has sentenced a teenager to 50 years in prison for the fatal beating of an off-duty police officer.

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Paradise Post

George W. Bush writes book about father

His paintings made news worldwide, but it turns out that former President George W. Bush has been working on another, highly personal project since leaving the White House: He has quietly completed a biography of his father, former President George H.W. Bush.

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Star-Telegram.com

George W. Bush writes book about father

His paintings made news worldwide, but it turns out that former President George W. Bush has been working on another, highly personal project since leaving the White House: He has quietly completed a biography of his father, former President George H.W. Bush.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

4 face charges after Abilene vandalism by BB guns

Four teenagers face felony criminal mischief charges after a BB guns vandalism spree in West Texas damaged dozens of vehicles.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Suspect sought in fatal shooting at Odessa park

Police say a man has been fatally shot at a West Texas public park during gunfire as children played baseball on a nearby field.

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CBS Local

State Designation Could Save Astrodome

The Texas Historical Commission is poised to decide whether to designate the famed Houston Astrodome a "state antiquities landmark," a status that would make demolishing the iconic structure harder.

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Sunherald.com

Terror threats at chemical plants underestimated

This April 18, 2013 file photo shows an aerial view of the remains of a fertilizer plant and an apartment complex to the left, destroyed by an explosion in West, Texas.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Proposed West Texas shelter would be largest in USProposed West Texas ...

Proposed West Texas shelter would be largest in US Proposed West Texas shelter would be largest in US Check out this story on KHOU.com: http://www.khou.com/story/news/2014/07/29/12680196/ CLINT, Texas - Authorities are considering a bid to build a shelter in West Texas that would be the largest in the U.S. to hold unaccompanied children who enter ... (more)

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Perry to remove name from November House ballot

Rep. Charles Perry, R-Lubbock, announced Tuesday he will remove himself from the Nov. 4 House of Representatives ballot, making that a wide-open race for the half-dozen or so West Texas residents who have expressed interest in replacing him.

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The Reporter

Big rig crash forces road closure

The driver of this semi-trailer escaped serious injury after running off the freeway on Eastbound Interstate 80 at the Beck Ave. on ramp on Tuesday.

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The Beaumont Enterprise

Govt fails to vet chemical plants with terror risk

This April 18, 2013 file photo shows an aerial view of the remains of a fertilizer plant and an apartment complex to the left, destroyed by an explosion in West, Texas.

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Texas Tribune

Technical College System Looks to Break Mold on Workforce Development

Keith Plantier lectures in a "Wind Safety" course at Texas State Technical College in Sweetwater, Texas, on July, 22, 2013.

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ClipSyndicate

Video: Jordan Williams wins 2014 Caprock Ranchers Futurity

West Texas is still home to some of the most historic and famous working cattle ranches in the co... More>> West Texas is still home to some of the most historic and famous working cattle ranches in the country.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Business Journal

Good weather is bad: Cotton prices tumble as U.S. producers expect bumper crop

I just read through the economic outlook in the most recent newsletter from the Memphis-based Cotton Board in which Jon Devine , a senior economist with Cotton Inc. , does a good job of explaining the current outlook for cotton prices going forward.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Former CPS supervisor arrested on tampering charge

West Texas police say a former supervisor for state Child Protective Services has been arrested for tampering with evidence as police investigated the 2012 starvation death of a 22-month-old girl.

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