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China pushes emergency use of COVID vaccine despite concerns

China pushes emergency use of COVID vaccine despite concerns

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BEIJING (AP) — After the first shot, he had no reaction. But Kan Chai felt woozy following the second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine approved for emergency use in China.

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  • Saturday, October 31, 2020
  • Texas Book Festival 2020

    For the first time ever, the 2020 Texas Book Festival Weekend will be held entirely online. This virtual festival will take place from October 31 through November 15, offering two full weeks of free virtual sessions, including programming for adults, young adults, middle-grade readers, and children! The 2020 Texas Teen Book Festival will also take place during the two-week virtual festival, featuring conversations with acclaimed Young Adult authors aimed at teenage readers.

  • Sunday, November 15, 2020
  • Texas Book Festival 2020

    For the first time ever, the 2020 Texas Book Festival Weekend will be held entirely online. This virtual festival will take place from October 31 through November 15, offering two full weeks of free virtual sessions, including programming for adults, young adults, middle-grade readers, and children! The 2020 Texas Teen Book Festival will also take place during the two-week virtual festival, featuring conversations with acclaimed Young Adult authors aimed at teenage readers.

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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.

Odessa American

Odessa American

tel. 432-337-4661

222 E 4th St, Odessa, TX 79761

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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OA Advertising

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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.

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AP Week in Pictures, Global

AP Week in Pictures, Global

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SEPT. 19 - 25, 2020

Probe into 'discarded' ballots becomes campaign outrage fuel

Probe into 'discarded' ballots becomes campaign outrage fuel

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The news release from a U.S. attorney in Pennsylvania was provocative: Nine mailed-in military ballots had been “discar…

Family demands release of evidence in Breonna Taylor's case

Family demands release of evidence in Breonna Taylor's case

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Breonna Taylor’s family demanded Friday that Kentucky authorities release all body camera footage, police files and the…

It's 'now or never' for ex-Trump aides weighing speaking out

It's 'now or never' for ex-Trump aides weighing speaking out

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Neumann wrestled with the decision for weeks. She worried about the backlash, the impact it would have on her care…

Trump shifts focus to Pennsylvania to shore up reelection

Trump shifts focus to Pennsylvania to shore up reelection

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign has grown increasingly focused on making inroads in Pennsylvania to offset potential …

Trump's $200 prescription cards won't hit mailboxes just yet

Trump's $200 prescription cards won't hit mailboxes just yet

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WASHINGTON (AP) — If you’re on Medicare, don’t run to the mailbox looking for a $200 prescription drug card courtesy of President Donald Trump.

The Latest: India's daily cases continue to slow down

The Latest: India's daily cases continue to slow down

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NEW DELHI — India reported 85,362 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours with infections slowing down this month.

Trump expected to announce conservative Barrett for court

Trump expected to announce conservative Barrett for court

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to announce Saturday that he is nominating Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court a…

Portland, Oregon, braces itself for large right-wing rally

Portland, Oregon, braces itself for large right-wing rally

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — At least several thousand people are expected in Portland, Oregon, on Saturday for a right-wing rally in support of Pres…

Asia Today: Victoria health chief quits in quarantine probe

Asia Today: Victoria health chief quits in quarantine probe

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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The health minister in Australia's Victoria state has resigned in the fallout from an inquiry into why security gu…

Today in History

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Today in History

Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Night' game

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

Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4 Night' game

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Daily 4 Night" game were:

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Night' game

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

Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 5' game

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Cash 5" game were:

Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

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ATLANTA (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:

Endodontic Files Market- Roadmap for Recovery From COVID-19 | Increasing Number of Dental Practitioners to Boost the Market Growth | Technavio

Endodontic Files Market- Roadmap for Recovery From COVID-19 | Increasing Number of Dental Practitioners to Boost the Market Growth | Technavio

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LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 25, 2020--

COVID-19 Recovery Analysis: Electroencephalography (EEG) Devices Market | Increasing Prevalence Of Neurological Disorders to Boost the Market Growth | Technavio

COVID-19 Recovery Analysis: Electroencephalography (EEG) Devices Market | Increasing Prevalence Of Neurological Disorders to Boost the Market Growth | Technavio

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LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 25, 2020--

As campaign heats up, Trump woos Latino, Black voters

As campaign heats up, Trump woos Latino, Black voters

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ATLANTA, Ga. (AP) — With fewer than 40 days left before the election, President Donald Trump unveiled his second policy plan in as many days a…

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Former exam administrator pleads guilty in college scam

Former exam administrator pleads guilty in college scam

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BOSTON (AP) — A former college entrance exam administrator pleaded guilty Friday to taking bribes to help wealthy parents rig their kids' test…

Desk shortage forces people to get creative about workspaces

Desk shortage forces people to get creative about workspaces

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NEW YORK (AP) — First it was toilet paper. Disinfectant wipes. Beans. Coins. Computers. Now, desks are in short supply because of the coronavi…

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PET OF THE WEEK: Sara

PET OF THE WEEK: Sara

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Sara, a 2-year-old female Catahoula mix, needs to be adopted into a good home. To adopt Sara…

PET OF THE WEEK: Sweetie

PET OF THE WEEK: Sweetie

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Sweetie, a 2-year-old female cat, needs to be adopted into a good home. To adopt Sweetie or …

GOOD NEWS: Midland College Fire Department receives state compliance notification

GOOD NEWS: Midland College Fire Department receives state compliance notification

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MIDLAND The Midland College Fire Department is the training site for the college’s Fire Academy firefighter certificate program. 

GOOD NEWS: Midland College ranked among safest campuses in Texas

GOOD NEWS: Midland College ranked among safest campuses in Texas

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MIDLAND Midland College is once again ranked among the top ten safest college campuses in Texas by YourLocalSecurity.