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Volatility defines Democratic race as candidates flood Iowa

Volatility defines Democratic race as candidates flood Iowa

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates roared back into Iowa on Saturday touting fresh endorsements, critiquing their rivals and predicting victories in the caucuses that will soon launch the process of deciding who will challenge President Donald Trump.

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  • Today, January 25, 2020
  • Hockey on Horseback!

    Join us for the action! It's Hockey on Horseback - Arena Polo. Proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish.

  • Sunday, January 26, 2020
  • Hockey on Horseback!

    Join us for the action! It's Hockey on Horseback - Arena Polo. Proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish.

  • Tuesday, January 28, 2020
  • Frisky Folks Monthly Breakfast

    Frisky Folks (age 55 and over) of Bethany Christian Church meet monthly

  • Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center's Big Spring English Language and Computer Literacy Classes

    Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center will be offering English Language Learning and Computer Literacy classes in Big Spring at the Howard College Anthony Hunt Library on Tuesdays from 9:00-10:30 AM beginning January 7th, 2020 and running through May 5th, 2020. Open enrollment- students may join after the January 7th start date. Students are required to pay a once-yearly enrollment fee of $25.00. Apply on our website at https://pbalc.org/permian-basin-adult-literacy-students/, call (432)682-9693 or email hsmith@pbalc.org for more information.

  • Wednesday, January 29, 2020
  • Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center's Odessa English Classes

    Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center will be offering English Language Learning classes in Odessa at Odessa Bible Church on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00 PM beginning January 8th, 2020 and running through April 29th, 2020. Students are required to pay a once-yearly enrollment fee of $25.00. Open enrollment will be offered for the Spring 2020 session. Apply on our website at https://pbalc.org/permian-basin-adult-literacy-students/, call (432)682-9693 or email hsmith@pbalc.org for more information. Kindergarten - 5th grade age children are welcome to enjoy free Bible classes provided by Odessa Bible Church if childcare is needed. * Childcare is not provided by or affiliated with Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center.

  • Tuesday, February 4, 2020
  • Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center's Big Spring English Language and Computer Literacy Classes

    Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center will be offering English Language Learning and Computer Literacy classes in Big Spring at the Howard College Anthony Hunt Library on Tuesdays from 9:00-10:30 AM beginning January 7th, 2020 and running through May 5th, 2020. Open enrollment- students may join after the January 7th start date. Students are required to pay a once-yearly enrollment fee of $25.00. Apply on our website at https://pbalc.org/permian-basin-adult-literacy-students/, call (432)682-9693 or email hsmith@pbalc.org for more information.

  • Wednesday, February 5, 2020
  • Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center's Odessa English Classes

    Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center will be offering English Language Learning classes in Odessa at Odessa Bible Church on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00 PM beginning January 8th, 2020 and running through April 29th, 2020. Students are required to pay a once-yearly enrollment fee of $25.00. Open enrollment will be offered for the Spring 2020 session. Apply on our website at https://pbalc.org/permian-basin-adult-literacy-students/, call (432)682-9693 or email hsmith@pbalc.org for more information. Kindergarten - 5th grade age children are welcome to enjoy free Bible classes provided by Odessa Bible Church if childcare is needed. * Childcare is not provided by or affiliated with Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center.

  • Tuesday, February 11, 2020
  • Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center's Big Spring English Language and Computer Literacy Classes

    Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center will be offering English Language Learning and Computer Literacy classes in Big Spring at the Howard College Anthony Hunt Library on Tuesdays from 9:00-10:30 AM beginning January 7th, 2020 and running through May 5th, 2020. Open enrollment- students may join after the January 7th start date. Students are required to pay a once-yearly enrollment fee of $25.00. Apply on our website at https://pbalc.org/permian-basin-adult-literacy-students/, call (432)682-9693 or email hsmith@pbalc.org for more information.

  • Wednesday, February 12, 2020
  • Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center's Odessa English Classes

    Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center will be offering English Language Learning classes in Odessa at Odessa Bible Church on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00 PM beginning January 8th, 2020 and running through April 29th, 2020. Students are required to pay a once-yearly enrollment fee of $25.00. Open enrollment will be offered for the Spring 2020 session. Apply on our website at https://pbalc.org/permian-basin-adult-literacy-students/, call (432)682-9693 or email hsmith@pbalc.org for more information. Kindergarten - 5th grade age children are welcome to enjoy free Bible classes provided by Odessa Bible Church if childcare is needed. * Childcare is not provided by or affiliated with Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center.

  • Tuesday, February 18, 2020
  • Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center's Big Spring English Language and Computer Literacy Classes

    Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center will be offering English Language Learning and Computer Literacy classes in Big Spring at the Howard College Anthony Hunt Library on Tuesdays from 9:00-10:30 AM beginning January 7th, 2020 and running through May 5th, 2020. Open enrollment- students may join after the January 7th start date. Students are required to pay a once-yearly enrollment fee of $25.00. Apply on our website at https://pbalc.org/permian-basin-adult-literacy-students/, call (432)682-9693 or email hsmith@pbalc.org for more information.

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Embassy Group Celebrates the Spirit of Patriotism with a Special Tribute on Republic Day

Embassy Group Celebrates the Spirit of Patriotism with a Special Tribute on Republic Day

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BENGALURU, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 25, 2020--

Virus death toll in China rises as Xi calls situation grave

Virus death toll in China rises as Xi calls situation grave

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BEIJING (AP) — The new virus accelerated its spread in China with 56 deaths so far in what the country's leader called a grave situation, and …

Trump lawyers argue Democrats just want to overturn election

Trump lawyers argue Democrats just want to overturn election

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's lawyers plunged into his impeachment trial defense Saturday by accusing Democrats of striving to ov…

Turkish leader slams 'propaganda' as quake deaths rise to 29

Turkish leader slams 'propaganda' as quake deaths rise to 29

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The death toll from a strong earthquake that rocked eastern Turkey climbed to 29 on Saturday night as rescue crews searc…

Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4 Evening' game

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday afternoon's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Daily 4 Evening" game were:

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Evening' game

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

Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Evening' game

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

Fortified White Sox say they're ready to contend again

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CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox and their long-frustrated fans say they're primed and pumped for the team to contend in 2020.

Spanish league president condemns racism, fan street clashes

Spanish league president condemns racism, fan street clashes

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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spanish football was marred by a player being racially abused during a league game on Saturday, along with street clas…

Ex-'Bachelor' contestant stripped of $1M fantasy sports win

Ex-'Bachelor' contestant stripped of $1M fantasy sports win

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BOSTON (AP) — Sports gambling giant DraftKings won't give a former "Bachelor” contestant the $1 million prize for winning an online fantasy fo…

Xi calls situation grave as China scrambles to contain virus

Xi calls situation grave as China scrambles to contain virus

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BEIJING (AP) — China's leader on Saturday called the accelerating spread of a new virus a grave situation, as cities from the outbreak's epice…

Politics weigh heavily in Trump's Mideast peace plan

Politics weigh heavily in Trump's Mideast peace plan

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A blueprint the White House is rolling out to resolve the decades-long conflict between the Israelis and Palestinians is as …

Trump's idea of executive power is also impeachment defense

Trump's idea of executive power is also impeachment defense

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has always been a man of absolutes.

General: US committed to Syria fight; Missions up against IS

General: US committed to Syria fight; Missions up against IS

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GREEN VILLAGE MILITARY OUTPOST (AP) — U.S. troops at military outposts ín eastern Syria asked variations of the same question to their top com…

Border Patrol allows replanting after bulldozing garden

Border Patrol allows replanting after bulldozing garden

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Border Patrol, reacting to a breach it discovered in a steel-pole border wall believed to be used by smugglers, gave acti…

French carmaker to evacuate workers from China amid outbreak

French carmaker to evacuate workers from China amid outbreak

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PARIS (AP) — France and a major automaker said Saturday that they are moving to get citizens out of a locked-down Chinese city where a deadly …

Pompeo lashes out at journalist; NPR defends its reporter

Pompeo lashes out at journalist; NPR defends its reporter

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lashed out in anger Saturday at an NPR reporter who accused him of shouting expletives at her…

80 reptiles caught in Miami Super Bowl Burmese python hunt

80 reptiles caught in Miami Super Bowl Burmese python hunt

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MIAMI (AP) — Eighty Burmese pythons were caught during Miami's 10-day Super Bowl hunt, designed to raise awareness about the invasive species …

In recording Trump asks how long Ukraine can resist Russians

In recording Trump asks how long Ukraine can resist Russians

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump inquired how long Ukraine would be able to resist Russian aggression without U.S. assistance during a…

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Ex-'Bachelor' contestant stripped of $1M fantasy sports win

Ex-'Bachelor' contestant stripped of $1M fantasy sports win

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BOSTON (AP) — Sports gambling giant DraftKings won't give a former "Bachelor” contestant the $1 million prize for winning an online fantasy fo…

Pompeo lashes out at journalist; NPR defends its reporter

Pompeo lashes out at journalist; NPR defends its reporter

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lashed out in anger Saturday at an NPR reporter who accused him of shouting expletives at her…

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PET OF THE WEEK: Shilo

PET OF THE WEEK: Shilo

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Shilo, a 4-year-old female Shepherd mix, needs to be adopted into a good home. To adopt Shil…

PET OF THE WEEK: Sam

PET OF THE WEEK: Sam

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For the second week, Sam, a 2-year-old male Cat, needs to be adopted into a good home. To ad…

GOOD NEWS: Marathon Chamber abuzz for 2020

GOOD NEWS: Marathon Chamber abuzz for 2020

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MARATHON Marathon Chamber of Commerce welcomed a new slate of officers at its first meeting of the year Jan. 9.

GOOD NEWS: Donation

GOOD NEWS: Donation

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Odessa Study Club hopes to support and enrich the Ector County Library by donating children’s books. Pictured are: Cathi Boutin…