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Monday, September 22, 2014 - 11:19pm

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Sixth Texas woman to face execution

 

Midland ISD developing "Petroleum Academy"

MIDLAND — As this Permian Basin city continues to thrive amid an oil boom transforming the region, local drilling companies have faced challenges in recruiting workers to come to West Texas.

A&M System launches think tank with eye on state policy

Earlier this month, the Texas A&M University System's board of regents approved the establishment of the cryptically named Area 41 Institute.

Law Enforcement groups come out for gay marriage

Two prominent county sheriffs and a group of law enforcement officers filed a brief in federal court Tuesday in support of gay marriage, saying the state has failed to give gay and lesbian first responders “the equal dignity and respect t

Texas' new Social Studies textbooks under fire

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Texas still tops census list of highest uninsured rates

The rate of Texas residents without health insurance has dropped slightly but continues to outpace every other state, according to early figures r

Sixth Texas woman to face execution

A 38-year-old Arlington woman is scheduled to be executed in Texas on Wednesday for the starvation death of her girlfriend’s son, Davontae Marcel Williams.

Sierra County commissioner upset over Spaceport delays

A Sierra County commissioner says he's losing patience after yet another delay at Spaceport America. But it's how Walter Armijo found out about Virgin Galactic pushing back its launch date that really makes him upset.

Analysts: Employers looking to hire more this season

With holiday season just around the corner, now might be a good time to start looking for a job. 

EPISD extends Cabrera's contract by a year

Just a few weeks into the new school year and it’s already report card time, at least for EPISD Superintendent Juan Cabrera.

Chapin WR named Academy Sports Right Stuff Player to Watch

Brannon Bullit – Chapin Junior Receiver – 6-1, 175 lbs: Bullit is just that, a bullet on the field. Last season, Bullit was one of the top receivers in the city, on a team loaded with talent, but tore his ACL in Week 6.

Law Enforcement Groups Come Out For Gay Marriage

Two prominent county sheriffs and a group of law enforcement officers filed a brief in federal court Tuesday in support of gay marriage, saying the state has failed to give gay and lesbian first responders “the equal dignity and respect t

Texas' New Social Studies Textbooks Under Fire

Several academics pointed to flaws — including inaccurate descriptions of world religions and out-of-date racial terminology — in proposed social studies textbooks up for adoption by the Texas State Board of Education.

City of Sunland Park considers annexing Santa Teresa Country Club

UPDATE: Sunland Park City Representatives voted unanimously to begin a dialogue with Santa Teresa residents about the possibility of annexing the community.

Law Enforcement Groups Come Out For Gay Marriage

Two prominent county sheriffs and a group of law enforcement officers filed a brief in federal court Tuesday in support of gay marriage, saying the state has failed to give gay and lesbian first responders “the equal dignity and respect t