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May 25 West Texas News Round Up

Like the region itself, the news of West Texas is sweeping in its scope. So to help us break it all down, we have news editors from across the region joining us. In this roundtable, we hear from Laura Dennis … Continue reading

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May 11th News Editor Roundtable

Like the region itself, the news of West Texas is sweeping in its scope. So to help us break it all down, we have news editors from across the region joining us. In this roundtable, we hear from Laura Dennis … Continue reading

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Environmental groups ask feds to protect threatened West Texas lizard

Two environmental groups asked the federal government on Tuesday to list the dunes sagebrush lizard as threatened or endangered.

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Containment of the McDannald Fire Now at 59 Percent

As of late Sunday, fire officials reported the McDannald Ranch fire was now 59 percent contained. The wildfire that’s believed to have been started by lightning strike early last week has affected an estimated 18,970 acres as of Sunday night.

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This Fungal Infection Can Be Found In Parts Of Texas, But It’s Hard To Track

Texas is among a small group of states with cases of Valley fever, a lung infection caused by breathing in a fungus called Coccidioides. The illness has been around for a long time, but hasn’t really gotten much attention – until … Continue reading

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Blue Origin Completes First Rocket Launch of 2018

The commercial space company Blue Origin completed another test launch this weekend at its West Texas facility in Van Horn. The mission is the company’s first of 2018.

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Wind Advisory Across West Texas Today

Strong winds  are picking up this afternoon across West Texas. In parts of the region, gusts will reach as high 65 miles per hour. The high winds are causing several warnings in the area.

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When To Catch The ‘Super Blue Blood Moon’ In West Texas

A full moon in a clear night sky is nothing short of breathtaking. But, the next one will be even better, for three reasons.

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Texas Is Test Market For Federal Feral Hog Poisoning Program

Federal agriculture regulators have chosen Texas as the nation’s first testing site for a new type of poison aimed at culling the state’s feral hog population.

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Texas Landowners Take The Wind Out Of Their Sales

Owning land in Texas isn’t as simple as just owning land. The rights to some properties are divided between “surface rights” — who can build on the land — and “mineral rights” — who can extract oil and other things … Continue reading

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