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  1. Labor officials say New Mexico, West Texas oil workers underpaidRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Violations of fair labor standards have resulted in hundreds of oilfield workers in New Mexico and West Texas being underpaid by more than $1.3 million, according to a review by federal officials. Most of the violations involved improper payments of overtime.

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  2. An antibiotic-resistant super bug threatens cattle and humans.Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... that could help," he said. Researchers said this is the first time something like this has been found in the air. The West Texas area has more cattle than East Texas, however, and also more wind. "The smaller particles are able to stay suspended in ...

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  3. Be prepared: Allergy season is upon usRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Allergy season has started and local allergy doctors said there hasn't been much, but rainfall has paved the way for a more-severe-than-usual season. "It's been damp, and we've had some rain and some moisture," said Dr. Suzanne Beck, medical director of Allergy & Asthma Clinic of West Texas and a Texas Tech Health Sciences Center School of Medicine clinical professor.

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  4. Texas manufacturing takes a hit from low oil pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... February, with the industry losing 9,500 jobs - the biggest monthly drop since July 2009. "What we're hearing from our West Texas folks - most of them are in the oil and gas sector - is that they're slowing down, they're backing off and looking at ...

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  5. Details Announced for ESPN's Thursday Night Coverage of Ball & Carter Dunk-OffRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | MyHighPlains.com

    West Texas A&M senior Antjuan Ball will have one final chance to put-on a Buffalo Basketball uniform on April 2nd as the Collirene, Ala. native will dunk-off with Davene Carter of Tarleton State on ESPN on Thursday in Indianapolis as the winner will compete in the Denny's Slam Dunk Championship.

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  6. Here is the latest New Mexico news from The Associated PressRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Federal labor officials say oil and natural gas workers in New Mexico and West Texas have been underpaid by more than $1.3 million. The U.S. Labor Department says overtime violations led to the underpayment to some 1,300 workers.

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  7. #2 Lady Buffs Return to Schaeffer Park to Host Lubbock Christian on Tuesday AfternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | MyHighPlains.com

    The #2 Lady Buffs of West Texas A&M return to the friendly confines of Schaeffer Park this Tuesday as they welcome the Heartland Conference leading Lady Chaps of Lubbock Christian for a midweek non-conference doubleheader with first pitch set for 4 p.m. in Canyon. The Lady Buffs took over sole possession of first place in the Lone Star Conference this past weekend with a series win at #25 Cameron as they enter the week with an overall record of 27-6 .

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  8. Can Lone Star Get Callon Petroleum Sold?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... of common stock in September 2014 and spent $210 million on acquiring new properties in the Central Midland Basin in West Texas. Lone Star's new board member will undoubtedly make a renewed attempt to bring about a sale, but the company's recent ...

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  9. Natural gas rates increasingRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Big Spring Herald

    Residential natural gas bills will rise by an average of $2 a month under an agreement reached between Atmos Energy and several West Texas cities, including Big Spring. The agreement was reached after months of negotiation between the natural gas supplier and a consortium of 23 West Texas communities.

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  10. How Texas Summers Inspired a Novel Change to the Water Balloon FightRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KUT-FM Austin

    ... is a good old-fashioned water balloon fight. But a Texas man may have changed the game forever. "Where I'm from in West Texas originally, it's very hot and dry in the summers, and there's very much a lack of things to do," Kendall Harter says. ...

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  11. New survey shows what energy pros are thinking as oil prices tumbleRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... percent of respondents. That's 50 points higher than a year ago, when crude oil was well over $100 a barrel. Last week, West Texas Intermediate crude oil for May delivery traded just below $50.

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  12. GE Resorts To Job Cuts To Cope Up With Falling Oil Price PressureRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | GuruFocus.com

    ... with current price hovering around $45. Oil Rig count has fallen big time particularly in the high-cost basins such as West Texas and in Montana where infrastructure isn't much developed. One of the reasons behind the drop in prices is decreased ...

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  13. BWW Reviews: Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean Proves TimelessRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Ed Graczyk 's 1976 drama "Come back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean" has a simple premise: It's September 30, 1975, and a small town dime store in West Texas is hosting the reunion of a James Dean Fan Club to mark the 20-year anniversary of Giant, which was filmed nearby. The underlying premise is you can't go home again.

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  14. Economists breaking out the bubbly for 2015 ?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business News

    ... cools off. The economists expect crude prices to recover a but this year-rising to $61 a barrel, based on the West Texas benchmark year-end projection-before edging up to $69 a barrel by the end of next year. The panel also expects strong growth in ...

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  15. Federal judges in West Texas want Pecos vacancy to be filled quicklyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | El Paso Times

    Federal judges in West Texas are pushing for a vacant federal judgeship in Pecos to be filled quickly, as they try to balance that court's caseload in addition to their own. The Pecos seat has been empty since February, when the judge who previously presided over the Midland and Pecos courts took senior status, allowing him to decrease his caseload, El Paso-based U.S. District Judge Philip Martinez said.

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  16. Oil speculators focused on glut miss surge as bombs hit YemenRead the original story

    Yesterday | World Oil

    Speculators were the least bullish on crude in two years before prices surged as Saudi Arabia and its allies bombed rebels in Yemen, threatening supply disruptions in the largest oil-producing region. Hedge funds and other money managers cut their net-long position in West Texas Intermediate crude by 3.8 % in the seven days ended Mar 24, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data show.

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  17. WT salvages split with CameronRead the original story

    Yesterday | Amarillo.com

    A six-run third inning sparked the West Texas A&M baseball team to a 7-2 victory over Cameron, earning a series split Sunday afternoon in Lawton, Okla. The Buffs improve to 20-12 overall in 12-8 in Lone Star Conference play, while Cameron falls to 14-16 and 8-11 in league play.

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  18. Business brief: MMC launches advanced cardiac technologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    LAS CRUCES >> Memorial Medical Center is the first hospital in the southern New Mexico and West Texas region to employ new technology designed to treat fully-blocked coronary arteries known as Chronic Total Occlusions, according to a company news release. Historically, totally blocked arteries have been addressed by heart bypass surgery or treated with prescription drugs.

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  19. The USA has been producing more oil than it's consuming,Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... continue for months if it remains profitable for traders to hoard crude for future delivery. Last week, the price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) edged up about $1 a barrel to about $50 after Saudi Arabia's air strike of Yemen sparked fears of oil ...

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  20. Population booster: Mule deer relocated in West TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    So, in an effort to boost the struggling population in and around the Black Gap Wildlife Management Area, 40 mule deer does were relocated from Elephant Mountain Wildlife Management Area in early February. The population within Black Gap WMA and surrounding area has struggled to rebound from the drought of the late 1990s.

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