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Trump commutes longtime friend Roger Stone's prison sentence

Trump commutes longtime friend Roger Stone's prison sentence

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has commuted the sentence of his longtime political confidant Roger Stone, intervening in extraordinary fashion in a criminal case that was central to the Russia investigation and that concerned the president's own conduct.

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Today in History

Today in History

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On Aug. 11, 1965, rioting and looting that claimed 34 lives broke out in the predominantly b…

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Q&A: US government not as prolific an executioner as states

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CHICAGO (AP) — Executions carried out by federal authorities have stopped, restarted and stopped again for long stretches since the first one …

25 years since Srebrenica, some victims finally laid to rest

25 years since Srebrenica, some victims finally laid to rest

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SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bahrudin Salihovic always knew his father had perished 25 years ago in the storm of violence unleashed a…

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The Latest: Parma reports positive test in Italy

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The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

Antonio scores 4 as West Ham relegates Norwich

Antonio scores 4 as West Ham relegates Norwich

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NORWICH, England (AP) — Michail Antonio scored all the goals as West Ham beat Norwich 4-0 to relegate the Canaries from the Premier League on …

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  • Wednesday, July 8, 2020
  • COVID-19 patient dies after release

    COVID-19 patient dies after release

    A COVID-19 patient died Tuesday following her release from Odessa Regional Medical Center in Odessa.

  • Sunday, July 5, 2020
  • Permian grad opens hometown studio

    Permian grad opens hometown studio

    Though she was taking business classes at Odessa College, Aliyah Robinson knew regardless if she had a diploma or not what profession she wanted to pursue.

  • Monday, July 6, 2020
  • County jury trials remain at standstill

    County jury trials remain at standstill

    The case against the 37-year-old Midland woman, who was indicted by an Ector County Grand Jury in the deaths of 6-year-old Odessa twins Mya and Mia Coy is still pending.

  • HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: ECISD plans to sell general admission tickets for 2020 season

    HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: ECISD plans to sell general admission tickets for 2020 season

    The Ector County Independent School District athletics department will be selling general admission tickets for the 2020 high school football season in an announcement made on social media Monday.

  • Wednesday, July 8, 2020
  • Trump coming to West Texas

    Trump coming to West Texas

    For the first time in his presidency, President Donald Trump will visit the Odessa-Midland area at the end of the month for a campaign stop.

  • Friday, July 10, 2020
  • Gov. Abbott extends statewide COVID-19 Disaster Declaration

    Gov. Abbott extends statewide COVID-19 Disaster Declaration

    Gov. Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation extending his Disaster Declaration for all Texas counties in response to COVID-19, a press release detailed.Originally issued on March 13th, the Disaster Declaration provides the state a number of resources to effectively serve Texans as the Lone Star State continues to mitigate the spread of COVID-19."Extending this Disaster Declaration helps ensure that Texas has the resources and flexibility needed to effectively respond to COVID-19," Abbott stated in the press release. "To further mitigate the spread of the virus and overcome this challenge, Texans should continue to do their part by wearing a mask, social distancing, and staying home if possible."

  • Monday, July 6, 2020
  • Historic barbecue open again

    Historic barbecue open again

    After going through three months of being shut down due to the pandemic, Sam’s Bar-B-Que has since opened back up.

  • Friday, July 3, 2020
  • ELDER: ‘Uncle Tom,’ the movie

    ELDER: ‘Uncle Tom,’ the movie

    On June 19, also known as Juneteenth, the celebration of the end of slavery in the United States, we released our film, “Uncle Tom.” It follows a young, black, Christian contractor, Chad Jackson, who was a long-time Democrat until challenged by a fellow Christian to read the platforms of the Democratic and Republican parties.

  • Wednesday, July 8, 2020
  • Odessa teenager dies in two-vehicle collision

    Odessa teenager dies in two-vehicle collision

    A Texas Department of Public Safety press release detailed that an Odessa teenager died in a two-vehicle collision two miles west of Odessa.

  • Monday, July 6, 2020
  • ECTOR COUNTY FELONY DISPOSITIONS: July 6th

    ECTOR COUNTY FELONY DISPOSITIONS: July 6th

    The following is a list of felony dispositions from the Ector County District Clerk’s Office. Listed attorneys do not necessarily represent who was involved when the case was disposed. The prosecuting attorney was not listed unless otherwise stated.

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OA Advertising

OA Advertising

tel. 432-333-7602

222 E. 4th Street, Odessa, TX 79760

Print and Digital Advertising couldn't be easier. The Odessa American delivers world-class journalism to the Permian Basin’s most influential audiences. We specialize in connecting our engaged consumers to marketers by utilizing OA print, mobile, digital, social media and high-level live event platforms. This allows us to present unparalleled advertising and sponsorship opportunities for brands looking to reach a high-quality consumer and alignment with best-in-class content.   Whether you’re a local store owner looking to promote your business or a corporate marketer responsible for multiple locations, we offer a suite of solutions that deliver the leads you desire.     Find out what opportunities are available on our multi-channel platforms for your brand. Download our Digital Media Guide today.

Odessa American

Odessa American

tel. 432-337-4661

222 E 4th St, Odessa, TX 79761

John's Corner

John's Corner

tel. 432-362-0004

3827 N Dixie Blvd, Odessa, TX 79762

John's Corner in Odessa TX John's Corner is a landscaping and nursery garden solutions company located in Odessa, TX. John's specializes in various gardening areas such as: organic solutions, flowers, house plants, beddings plants, trees, shrubs, ground cover, and much more. With the correct guidance and solutions, John's employees are equipped with the knowledge and experience to improve your gardening area. Our garden center is based in the vicinity of Ector & Midland Counties, so if your garden is undergoing rough times, we have the products to help. These products include; Ferti-lome, Soil Mender, Roundup, Turfmark, Scott’s Ortho, Green Light, and Hi-yield.Our reputation speaks for itself; John’s Corner has won Best Nursery in the Odessa American Reader’s Choice Poll for 10 years in a row. If you are located in Andrews, Odessa, Midland, Permian Basin, or Ector County, we are here to fulfill all of your gardening or landscaping needs.

Basin Podiatry

Basin Podiatry

tel. 432-550-3668

2626 JBS Parkway, Odessa, TX 79761

We provide high quality medical care for your feet and ankles. Patient care is our top priority. Our goal is to provide excellent medical care of the foot and ankle in a Christian and patient environment. Our number one priority is patient care and to see that you feel comfortable in our office. We want you to know that we will go above and beyond to accommodate all of our patients!

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DAWNINGS: Experience beauty and love while we watch and wait

DAWNINGS: Experience beauty and love while we watch and wait

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How much longer?!? Like a car ride that has taken too long, we are wondering when we will get through this season of dealing with coronavirus.…

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PET OF THE WEEK: Bo

PET OF THE WEEK: Bo

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Bo, a 3-month-old male kitten, needs to be adopted into a good home. To adopt Bo or any of t…

PET OF THE WEEK: Calvin

PET OF THE WEEK: Calvin

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Calvin, a 1-year-old male cat, needs to be adopted into a good home. To adopt Calvin or any …

GOOD NEWS: EOG Resources, employees donate to food banks

GOOD NEWS: EOG Resources, employees donate to food banks

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As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people throughout the country are struggling to put food on their table. To show its…

GOOD NEWS: In Appreciation

GOOD NEWS: In Appreciation

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Ricki Calder and Ana Noll recently treated the Odessa Police Department on patrol to several burritos from JumBurrito.