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  1. Quail population bouncing back this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MySanAntonio.com

    This pair of scaled quail, the one on the left is about three-quarters grown, were among the blues that are putting West Texas hunters skills to the test this fall. Riding up a rugged hill that is home to good numbers of scaled quail this year, Charlie Duke, left, and Zane Goodspeed enjoy a break from busting brush and maneuvering around rocks in the West Texas terrain.

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  2. Oil Boom Brings New Focus To Univ. Of Texas' LandRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS Local

    The University of Texas System owns 2.1 million acres of land, most of it in oil-rich West Texas where royalty payments have soared past $1 billion each year. But a consulting group and environmental advocates say the UT System needs to do more with a valuable public resource.

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  3. Stock Market Today: Nasdaq Up, But S&P 500 FlatRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Investor's Business Daily

    ... with about half the 30 stocks in the average rising 1% or more. While oil stocks were hammered as the price of West Texas intermediate crude oil dived 6%, lower prices for gasoline could be helping Wal-Mart's customer base. A reduction in gasoline ...

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  4. Oil prices, stocks sink lower following OPEC meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    A day after OPEC voted not to cut production in response to a weakening oil market, prices sank to their lowest level since 2010. The price of West Texas Intermediate, the U.S. benchmark, fell more than 6 percent Friday, trading at $69 a barrel and heightening predictions the U.S. oil boom will slow substantially next year.

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  5. In Texas, a new kind of space race emergesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KGNS-TV Laredo

    ... launch commercial spaceflights; Blue Origin, a company backed by the Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, has a launchpad in West Texas; and Firefly, a small satellite launch company recently announced the opening of an office in Cedar Park. Blue Origin ...

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  6. Texas officials debating how to spend Prop One moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KGNS-TV Laredo

    ... department. State officials have proposed spending 15 to 20 percent of the money in the oil field regions of South and West Texas, where drilling-related truck traffic has badly damaged rural roads and contributed to a spike in accidents. In Austin, ...

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  7. The 100-acre SpaceX launch site at Boca Chica Beach on Sept. 22, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Texas Tribune

    ... launch commercial spaceflights; Blue Origin , a company backed by the Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, has a launchpad in West Texas; and Firefly , a small satellite launch company recently announced the opening of an office in Cedar Park. Blue Origin ...

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  8. Prop 1 Passed. Now What?Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Texas Tribune

    ... department. State officials have proposed spending 15 to 20 percent of the money in the oil field regions of South and West Texas, where drilling-related truck traffic has badly damaged rural roads and contributed to a spike in accidents . In ...

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  9. Woodside, oil stocks hammeredRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    ... decided to keep their output target at 30 million barrels a day despite an oversupply of crude and plunging prices. West Texas intermediate was down 6.3 per cent to $69.05 a barrel while Brent North Sea crude for January hit $US72.74, a level last ...

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  10. Brasch WordsUNIVERSAL Neglect: a Failure to Protect Americans' Dental HealthRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | American Reporter

    It had the misfortune of being overshadowed by the Boston Marathon bombing, but before it disappears down the memory hole, it's worth revisiting the April 17 explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, that killed 15 people, injured about 200, and destroyed a middle school, a nursing home, an apartment building and about 100 homes. The explosion registered 2.1 on the Richter scale, equivalent to a small earthquake.

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  11. West Texas A&M Lady Buffs gear up for Pak-A-Sak tournamentRead the original story

    Yesterday | Amarillo.com

    The No. 8-ranked West Texas A&M Lady Buffs return to the court this weekend for a pair of home games against Truman State and eight-ranked Harding as part of WT's Pak-A-Sak Thanksgiving Classic at First United Bank Center in Canyon.

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  12. Lil'Jordan Humphrey powering Southlake Carroll run gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star-Telegram.com

    ... plays at Euless Trinity in the Division I bracket, while Abilene plays Cedar Hill in Division II. "When people think of West Texas, you think of good football teams like Odessa Permian and Midland Lee, but San Angelo Central, they've had a great ...

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  13. Oil boom brings new focus to Univ. of Texas' landsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Click2Houston

    The University of Texas System owns 2.1 million acres of land, most of it in oil-rich West Texas where royalty payments have soared past $1 billion each year. But a consulting group and environmental advocates say the UT System needs to do much more with a valuable public resource.

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  14. Brent, WTI Slump to 4-Year Low as OPEC Keeps Quota SteadyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Gilmer Mirror

    Brent crude futures slumped to the lowest level in more than four years after OPEC refrained from cutting production limits. West Texas Intermediate slid below $70 for the first time since 2010.

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  15. ZZ Top, "I Thank You" (1979): Thanksgiving One Track MindRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Something Else! Reviews

    ... What also got them there was the Dusty Hill/Frank Beard rhythm section, and it's as hard and impenetrable here as the West Texas ground. Singing a timeless theme about the joy of good lovin' is what this song's about: "You didn't have to love me ...

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  16. The WilliesWHAT Would I do Without Them?Read the original story

    May 11, 2010 | American Reporter

    ... fuels and toward renewable energy. It's not a far-fetched idea. Take a recent windy Sunday afternoon on the plains of West Texas. Feb. 28 was so breezy Sunday that an important milestone in the development of wind energy in the United States was ...

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  17. Oil prices plummet amid speculation OPEC won't cut outputRead the original story

    Yesterday | Live Charts

    Oil price hit a new four-year low on Thursday, amid mounting speculations that producers will not agree output cuts at a meeting in Vienna. Brent crude fell 2% to $76.20, meaning the benchmark has now fallen over 30% since June, while West Texas intermediate crude dropped over 1.5% to just under $73.

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  18. Market limps to second straight day of gainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    ... 5:00pm (AEDT). It was also worth 68.7 euro cents, 54.4 British pence, 100.7 Japanese yen and 108.5 New Zealand cents. West Texas intermediate crude oil fell slightly to $US73.65 a barrel, Tapis crude oil in Singapore was also weaker at $US78.16 a ...

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  19. From running on the field, to walking off itRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Yes, there was a follow-up doctor's appointment that the former Shallowater running back had to squeeze in before his mother arrived on the West Texas A&M campus to pick him up, but it was supposed to be quick. Black had hurt his back weight lifting - he felt a pop as he was front-squatting 385 pounds and had to drop the weight because of numbness in his legs - but was still able to walk, albeit in pain.

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  20. Oil prices continue to languish as supply keeps flowingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ABC News

    It is one of the big questions on financial markets at the moment - how low can the price of oil go? All eyes are now on a meeting of OPEC oil producers and what they might do to counter a global oil glut. However, the global glut shows few signs of shrinking for now: West Texas intermediate crude was down slightly again this morning to around $US73.50 a barrel - the lowest level since September 2010.

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