Army staff sergeant reunites with puppy he found while on duty in Iraq

While on duty in Iraq, Army Staff Sergeant Kevyn Solarez found Josie, a Shepherd mix who was two months old at the time.

Sheriff: No likely survivors in jetliner crash near Houston

A Boeing 767 cargo jetliner heading to Houston with three people aboard disintegrated after crashing Saturday into a bay east of the city, according to a Texas sheriff.
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Man mows down family of 8 when dad asks him not to smoke near kids, police say

Police say the man ran over a family of eight after the father asked him not to smoke near his kids.

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4 arrested in connection to North Odessa robbery

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Midland Memorial Hospital CEO breaks down hospital chargemaster

Midland Memorial Hospital CEO breaks down hospital chargemaster
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  GRAPHIC: Woman, 52, dies after being mauled by her own dogs

Neighbors said Nancy Cherryl Burgess-Dismuke often played with her dogs allowing them to gnaw on her arms. Something went wrong Thursday.

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West Texas Spring Fling Carnival has arrived

Pathway to Teaching: an alternative certification program

6-year-old injured in January crash dies

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“The Color Purple” selected for African-American read-in

“Blowout” documentary screening at Odessa College

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  R. Kelly surrenders to police after being indicted on sex crime charges

Kelly, whose legal name is Robert Kelly, is charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

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Patriots owner Kraft denies charges of soliciting prostitute

FC West Texas to hold tryouts

Midland RockHounds holding open house event

  Denny Hamlin cruises to 2nd Daytona 500 victory in 4 years

Hamlin last year suffered through his first winless season in the Cup Series and made a crew chief change during the offseason.

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Sing along with the cast of Beauty and the Beast

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Odessa EZ-Rider route temporarily closing Wednesday

This closure is due to a shortage of drivers for the service.
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Trump picks ambassador to Canada for UN post

President Donald Trump announced Friday that he has selected Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, as his nominee to serve as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.

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Southwest ‘operational emergency’ spreads to Dallas due to out-of-service aircraft

‘Drive Smart’ campaign seeks to reduce fatal accidents on Texas highways