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Low Oil Prices Send Chills Through Oil Patch

Oil has averaged $96 a barrel over the past four years, fueling more drilling, more hiring, and bigger appetites in North Dakota, Texas, Oklahoma and elsewhere. Now oil has hit a rough patch, plunging to $80 from $107

11/03/2014

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Sheriff’s Deputy Fatally Shot Serving Warrant

A West Texas sheriff’s deputy was fatally shot while serving a warrant at the home of a suspected sex offender.

10/10/2014

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CAF Moving HQ From Midland To Dallas

A vintage military aviation group known for its historic planes, air shows and education will move its headquarters from Midland International Airport to Dallas Executive Airport.

04/29/2014

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Dallas-Area Woman Arrested In Corn Dog Dispute

A Carrollton woman has been arrested for allegedly threatening employees with a knife in a cooked corn dog dispute at a West Texas business.

04/24/2014

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Questions Linger In Texas Train Accident That Killed 4 Veterans

‏The CBS 11 I-Team looks at what role Union Pacific and the state of Texas may have played in a deadly 2012 train accident in Midland.

CBS 11–12/13/2013

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Loose Kangaroo Causes Stir In West Texas

Police in West Texas who answered calls about a kangaroo hopping along a rural highway near Midland helped capture the pet and return the animal to its rightful owner.

11/14/2013

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NTSB Faults Parade Plans In Fatal Train Collision

After a yearlong investigation, federal investigators are blaming a lack of safety planning for a deadly collision involving a train and a parade float full of veterans in Midland.

11/05/2013

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Unruly Flight Passenger Pleads Guilty

An unruly passenger on a Southwest Airlines jet bound from California to Texas faces prison for interfering with the crew during the May flight.

07/25/2013

Former Presidents George H.W. Bush and son George W. Bush during pre-game ceremonies before the San Francisco 49ers and the Houston Texans at Reliant Stadium on October 25, 2009 in Houston, Texas. (credit: Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Midland Courthouse To Be Named For Bushes

Midland’s federal courthouse is to be rededicated to former presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush at a special ceremony on Friday in the family’s former hometown.

07/12/2013

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Thousands Lose Power During Texas Storms

Overnight storms in the DFW area and West Texas have left tens of thousands of homes and businesses without electricity.

06/06/2013

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Vets Parade Float Driver Says Train Seemed Still Before Crash

The driver of a parade float struck by a train in a Texas crash that killed four military veterans told federal investigators that the oncoming train appeared to be stationary.

05/22/2013

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Midland Train Crash Documents To Be Released

The agency looking into last year’s train collision that killed four veterans on a parade float in Texas is set to release documents from its investigation.

05/22/2013

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