City asked to oversee new vaccination effort

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The Odessa City Council on Tuesday was asked to consider allowing city paramedics - a projected $2 million investment - to help oversee a...

Texas’ controversial new social studies law prompts McKinney school officials to cancel Youth and...

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BY JASON KAO Texas Tribune McKinney school officials long took pride in their students’ participation in the nationwide Youth and Government program, calling the district a “perennial standout”. Every...

COVID soaring in Ector County

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Hospital admissions for those with COVID continue to surge across the U.S. and in Ector County with only about 0.02 percent of those admissions...

Odessa Regional eye’s $10 M renovation project

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  Odessa Regional Hospital is seeking Odessa City Council’s help acquiring state funds that will help the hospital proceed with a $10 million capital improvement...

Analysis: Texas government grinds to a stop — of the governor’s choosing

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By Ross Ramsey Texas Tribune What you think about Texas government right now depends on what you want out of it. Local or state control of public...

Siding with Gov. Greg Abbott, Texas Supreme Court temporarily halts mask orders in Dallas...

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By Allyson Waller Texas Tribune The Texas Supreme Court on Sunday temporarily blocked mask mandates in Dallas and Bexar counties, marking a pivotal moment in the...

Fire station #6 groundbreaking on Monday

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The City of Odessa will host a groundbreaking at 1:30 p.m., Monday for the new Fire Station No. 6 at the southwest corner of...

Border influx impacts local communities

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Border security, election integrity and energy independence were among the topics U.S. Rep. August Pfluger spoke about during a town hall Friday at the...

Court hears MCH’s money plea

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Members of the Ector County Commissioners Court indicated Wednesday that they would be in no hurry to make a decision about Medical Center Hospital’s...

Odessa sales tax revenue up $735,000

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The City of Odessa recently received its August sales tax check, in the amount of $5,400,948.10. This amount includes the Economic Development sales tax...