WATCH LIVE: Fire spreads to six additional chemical storage tanks near Deer Park

A shelter-in-place for the Deer Park area has been lifted, but La Porte ISD and Deer Park ISD have canceled classes for the day.

Senate rejects Trump border emergency as Republicans defect

The Republican-run Senate rejected President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the southwest border on Thursday.
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At least 228 measles cases in US this year, CDC says

The disease was declared eliminated in the U.S. in 2000, but it’s common in many other countries, which is how the current outbreaks started.

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#432Traffic: University, Maple to experience lane closures during asphalt patch

  It’s a Match: Medical students match with their residency programs

  Broadcast, radio enthusiasts prepare for 64th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Hamfest

  Implosion of The Building of the Southwest set for March 16

  Oncor working to restore power to West Texan residents

Power outages impacting the Permian Basin are still being fixed by Oncor workers
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‘Bomb cyclone,’ grounded Boeing planes create travel nightmare in US

A "bomb cyclone" slammed the Midwest on Wednesday, bringing hurricane force winds and blizzard conditions. And three days after a Boeing 737 Max airplane crashed, the U.S. announced they are grounding the planes.

Scenic Mountain Medical Center running on backup power after transformer malfunction

  Midland woman killed in accident on 191 identified

  University of Texas named in college admissions bribery scandal lawsuit

  City of Midland to return recycling containers

  From inmate to business owner: Midland chef shares her story of triumph with Texas Country Reporter

1 dead following fatal accident on FM 1213, ECR 130

Youth group shows appreciation for local law enforcement

Emergency crews put out early morning tank battery fire in Midland

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  Powerball jackpot hits nearly $500 million after no one matches all six numbers

Powerball is still looking for its first jackpot winner of 2019 as the grand prize edges ever closer to half a billion dollars.

SPORTS

  Buffalo Wild Wings welcomes vasectomy patients for March Madness with ‘Jewel Stool’

  Odessa High gets first district win over MHS

OHS Lady Bronchos beat Midland High 1-0.

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Over 200 people without power in Odessa, Oncor reports

  Mother and son recount traumatic experience from tornado in Andrews

  Severe weather damage still hits Midland and Odessa

Odessa man pleads guilty to 2016 murder

  Senate Bill looks to establish basic standards for shelter and restraint of Texas Dogs

If signed into law by Governor Abbot, this bill could establish basic standards for shelter and restraint of dogs in Texas.
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  TV stars and coaches charged in nationwide college admissions cheating case

Authorities say the coaches accepted bribes in exchange for admitting students as athletes, regardless of their ability.

  Odessa Fire Department reminds public of the importance of smoke, carbon monoxide detectors

1 dead, 1 injured following head-on collision

  TxDOT discusses how to reduce bridge hits after another bridge struck in Midland Co.

  Tornado watch issued for counties in West Texas, SE New Mexico