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Corps: No more Dakota Access Pipeline study needed

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An attorney for the Army Corps of Engineers is asking a judge to sign off on the Corps' conclusion that the Dakota Access oil pipeline doesn't harm American Indian tribes.

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  • Today, October 19, 2019
  • Texas Commission On The Arts And Texas Cultural trust now accepting applications for 2020 class of Texas young masters

    AUSTIN Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) and Texas Cultural Trust are now accepting applications for the 2020 class of Texas Young Masters, a joint initiative that provides exemplary Texas-based arts students in grades 8-11 with the financial help needed to pursue advanced study in the areas of visual arts, literary arts, music, theatre, dance, musical theater, folk arts, and media arts.

  • Church Fall Holiday Craft Bazaar

    Highland United Methodist Church, 1808 N. Dixie Blvd., has scheduled a fall holiday craft bazaar at 9 a.m. Oct. 18.

  • Fall/Holiday Craft Bazaar

    Fall and Holiday Crafts, Homemade Items, Food, Gifts, Holiday Décor and More!!

  • 11th annual Fall Festival

    The City of Odessa Parks & Recreation Department and Chevron has scheduled the 11th annual Fall Festival from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 19 at McKinney Park, 625 W. Pool Road.

  • Harvest Picnic Basket Auction Benefiting Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center

    Join Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center on October 19, 2019 from 2:00-4:00 PM for our first ever Harvest Picnic Basket Auction on the lawn at the Museum of the Southwest.  Enjoy live music provided by the talented Keeping Harvey Company and Kim and Joe Music, a pumpkin carving (or decorating) competition and bid on a unique picnic basket to help raise funds for our adult literacy program.  Local food trucks will be on site to purchase tasty treats! The event is free to attend and fun for the whole family- just bring a blanket or chairs for seating. Contact adejong@pbalc.org if you would be interested in participating in the pumpkin carving competition or if you have any questions.  We appreciate your support and are looking forward to hosting this community event!

  • Harvest Picnic Basket Auction

    The Permain Basin Adult Literacy Center has scheduled a Harvest Picnic Basket Auction from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Museum of the Southwest, 1705 W. Missouri Ave., Mdiland.

  • BloodyBill.com Home of Def Con 1 & Circus of the Dead

    BloodyBill.com Home of Def Con 1 & Circus of the Dead, 2215 W. Second St., has scheduled more than 7,000 square feet of haunts from 7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 11-12, 18-19, 25-26, 30-31, Nov. 1. Admission is $10. Visit bloodybill.com.

  • Midland-Odessa Symphony Corale Concert, “A Grand Night for Singing”

    Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center has scheduled Midland-Odessa Symphony Corale Concert, “A Grand Night for Singing” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at First Presbyterian Church of Midland, 800 W. Texas Ave., Midland. Box office hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. Call 552-4452 or email at info@wagnernoel.com. Tickets available at 800-514-3849 or visit www.wagnernoel.com.

  • Old Midland Trail of Horrors Night's

    Old Midland Trail of Horrors Night's has been scheduled from 8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Oct. 11-12, 18-19, 25-26, 30-31 at Old Midland Trail Of Horrors, 2512 W. Ohio Ave., Midland. All ages welcomed. Food vendors will be available outside the haunted house. Admission is $15 cash. VIsit tinyurl.com/yx95awsh.

  • Sunday, October 20, 2019
  • Texas Commission On The Arts And Texas Cultural trust now accepting applications for 2020 class of Texas young masters

    AUSTIN Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) and Texas Cultural Trust are now accepting applications for the 2020 class of Texas Young Masters, a joint initiative that provides exemplary Texas-based arts students in grades 8-11 with the financial help needed to pursue advanced study in the areas of visual arts, literary arts, music, theatre, dance, musical theater, folk arts, and media arts.

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The Latest: Tornados spawned by Nestor damages homes

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MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Nestor (all times local):

Nestor downgraded as tornadoes damage Florida homes

Nestor downgraded as tornadoes damage Florida homes

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Tropical Storm Nestor was downgraded Saturday after it spawned a tornado that damaged homes and a school in central F…

The Latest: Service canceled for Texas woman shot by police

The Latest: Service canceled for Texas woman shot by police

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DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on funeral services for Atatiana Jefferson (all times local):

Sharpton looks to comfort families after police shootings

Sharpton looks to comfort families after police shootings

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A life taken at the hands of police. A grieving family. A divided nation. A stirring eulogy by the Rev. Al Sharpton.

The Latest: EU parliament experts to assess vote Monday

The Latest: EU parliament experts to assess vote Monday

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LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local):

Service canceled for Texas woman shot at home by officer

Service canceled for Texas woman shot at home by officer

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DALLAS (AP) — A service for a woman shot in her home by a Fort Worth police officer that had been scheduled for Saturday was canceled amid a f…

Chicago strike means day off for some, emergency for others

Chicago strike means day off for some, emergency for others

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CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago parents leaned on family, friends and community groups as 25,000 teachers in the nation's third-largest school district…

Move over, Honeycrisp: New apple to debut at grocery stores

Move over, Honeycrisp: New apple to debut at grocery stores

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — They call it the Cosmic Crisp. It's not a video game, a superhero or the title of a Grateful Dead song.

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday morning's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "All or Nothing Morning" game were:

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday morning's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Pick 3 Morning" game were:

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — These Texas lotteries were drawn Saturday:

Democratic voters concentrate on candidates, not impeachment

Democratic voters concentrate on candidates, not impeachment

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AMES, Iowa (AP) — In the liberal strongholds of Des Moines' west side and the Iowa State University campus in Ames, not once was South Bend Ma…

Unlikely alliance fighting pipeline in Texas Hill Country

Unlikely alliance fighting pipeline in Texas Hill Country

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FREDERICKSBURG, Texas (AP) — One of the longest proposed new natural gas pipelines in the U.S. is set to run through Heath Frantzen's property…

Nonprofit helps elderly soar on flights of a lifetime

Nonprofit helps elderly soar on flights of a lifetime

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — It was raining on the day a pilot from San Antonio came up to Nebraska to give rides in his old airplane.

Turkish-backed forces, Kurds clash despite Syria cease-fire

Turkish-backed forces, Kurds clash despite Syria cease-fire

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AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) — Turkish-backed Syrian fighters clashed with Kurdish-led forces in several parts of northeastern Syria on Saturday, wit…

Trump outstripping Obama on pace of executive orders

Trump outstripping Obama on pace of executive orders

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WASHINGTON (AP) — It wasn't too long ago that Donald Trump derided presidential executive orders as "power grabs" and a "basic disaster."

No answers still in Permian incident

No answers still in Permian incident

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A week after an incident at Permian High School had the school going into lockdown and evacuation, Ector County ISD police still haven’t figur…

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Nestor downgraded as tornadoes damage Florida homes

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Tropical Storm Nestor was downgraded Saturday after it spawned a tornado that damaged homes and a school in central F…

Move over, Honeycrisp: New apple to debut at grocery stores

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — They call it the Cosmic Crisp. It's not a video game, a superhero or the title of a Grateful Dead song.

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PET OF THE WEEK: Red

PET OF THE WEEK: Red

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Red, a 1- to 2-year-old male Heeler mix, needs to be adopted into a good home. Red is friend…

PET OF THE WEEK: Cliff

PET OF THE WEEK: Cliff

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Cliff, a 1-year-old male Labrador mix, needs to be adopted into a good home. Cliff loves aff…

GOOD NEWS: Course Completion

GOOD NEWS: Course Completion

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Ector County Sheriff officers recently completed a 40-hour Mental Health Officer course. The training was held at the Midland C…

GOOD NEWS: Flag Donation

GOOD NEWS: Flag Donation

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The Ector County Sheriff's office was recently gifted this beautiful flag. The flag, handmade by Emmanuel Ortega, was donated t…