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Under pressure: Steelers' sack streak at 64 and counting

Under pressure: Steelers' sack streak at 64 and…

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — The play that launched one of the most impressive streaks in NFL history began innocently — or maybe menacingly is the better word — with James Harrison in full flight, his No. 92 a blur as he chased down Joe Flacco for a 12-yard loss on a sunny afternoon in Baltimore.

Seahawks get pass rush help in Carlos Dunlap from Cincinnati

Seahawks get pass rush help in Carlos Dunlap fr…

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RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Carlos Dunlap made it clear he wanted out of Cincinnati and got his wish.

Under pressure: Steelers' sack streak at 64 and counting

Under pressure: Steelers' sack streak at 64 and counting

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — The play that launched one of the most impressive streaks in NFL history began innocently — or maybe menacingly is the bette…

Seahawks get pass rush help in Carlos Dunlap from Cincinnati

Seahawks get pass rush help in Carlos Dunlap from Cincinnati

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RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Carlos Dunlap made it clear he wanted out of Cincinnati and got his wish.

Chelsea beats Krasnodar 4-0 after flurry of late goals

Chelsea beats Krasnodar 4-0 after flurry of late goals

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KRASNODAR, Russia (AP) — Chelsea enjoyed its first match in front of fans in nearly eight months, beating Krasnodar 4-0 in the Champions Leagu…

Lake Show: New coach but same expectations for Washington

Lake Show: New coach but same expectations for Washington

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SEATTLE (AP) — When Jimmy Lake was named the successor to Chris Petersen at Washington in December, getting ready for a season opener against …

NASCAR resumes Texas playoff race 3 days after it started

NASCAR resumes Texas playoff race 3 days after it started

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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — NASCAR's playoff race at Texas Motor Speedway finally resumed Wednesday, three days after it started.

Mets decline options on Ramos, Chirinos and Frazier

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Mets declined 2021 options Wednesday on catchers Wilson Ramos and Robinson Chirinos and on infielder Todd Frazier, allowin…

American Hockey League pushes start of season back to Feb. 5

American Hockey League pushes start of season back to Feb. 5

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The American Hockey League is planning to drop the puck on its next season on Feb. 5 in hopes of syncing up its schedule with the NHL and gett…

Browns' Hunt, Chiefs' Bell among best bets to score

Browns' Hunt, Chiefs' Bell among best bets to score

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It’s been a rough season with injuries in 2020, but injuries also can create an opportunity for other players to shine in fantasy. Here are th…

As 1st NFL start looms, Tua says he's not caught up in hype

As 1st NFL start looms, Tua says he's not caught up in hype

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MIAMI (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa's days as a student were recent enough that he remembers how to cram for a test, which is what he has been doing lately.

Djokovic saves 4 set points, beats Coric for Vienna quarter

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VIENNA (AP) — Novak Djokovic saved four set points in a 7-6 (11), 6-3 win over Borna Coric on Wednesday to reach the Erste Bank Open quarterfi…

With quarterback Garbers leading the way, Cal tries to build

With quarterback Garbers leading the way, Cal tries to build

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BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — As California coach Justin Wilcox looks to navigate a season like no other, he can at least lean on a veteran quarterb…

Kean scores 2 as PSG wins 2-0 at Basaksehir; Neymar injured

Kean scores 2 as PSG wins 2-0 at Basaksehir; Neymar injured

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ISTANBUL (AP) — New signing Moise Kean scored twice as Paris Saint-Germain beat Basaksehir 2-0 in the Champions League on Wednesday but lost N…

2021 Boston Marathon postponed at least until the fall

2021 Boston Marathon postponed at least until the fall

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BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon organizers said Wednesday that the 2021 race won't be run on Patriots Day because of the coronavirus pandemic, t…

MLB says Turner violated protocols when he returned to field

MLB says Turner violated protocols when he returned to field

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Justin Turner violated coronavirus protocols when he celebrated on the Globe Life field with his Los Angeles Dodgers t…

African soccer president seeks re-election amid allegations

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CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — African soccer confederation president Ahmad Ahmad announced Wednesday he will stand for re-election next year …

No. 9 Wisconsin cancels Nebraska game; Chryst tests positive

No. 9 Wisconsin cancels Nebraska game; Chryst tests positive

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The pandemic hit Big Ten football just two weeks into its season Wednesday as No. 9 Wisconsin canceled its game at Nebraska and paused team ac…

Bears star receiver Robinson in NFL's concussion protocol

Bears star receiver Robinson in NFL's concussion protocol

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Already struggling on offense, the Chicago Bears might have to get by without their top playmaker.

Breeders' Cup Classic may feature Triple Crown race winners

Breeders' Cup Classic may feature Triple Crown race winners

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Kentucky Derby winner Authentic heads a field of 11 horses, possibly including filly and Preakness winner Swiss Skydiver against males, for th…

Tannehill 'growing, learning' as Titans starting quarterback

Tannehill 'growing, learning' as Titans starting quarterback

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee now has had a full 16 regular season games with Ryan Tannehill as its starting quarterback over the last yea…

Stanford seeks to bounce back from down season, no bowl game

Stanford seeks to bounce back from down season, no bowl game

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STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — David Shaw could look at it as Stanford and the Pac-12 being behind the rest of the country with a late start to the f…

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    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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  • 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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Basin Podiatry

Basin Podiatry

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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!

Odessa American

Odessa American

tel. 432-337-4661

222 E 4th St, Odessa, TX 79761

John's Corner

John's Corner

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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.

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Former DHS official says he wrote 'Anonymous' Trump critique

Former DHS official says he wrote 'Anonymous' Trump critique

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Trump administration official who penned a scathing anti-Trump op-ed and book under the pen name “Anonymous” reveal…

Rising infections complicate rules for New York-area travel

Rising infections complicate rules for New York-area travel

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Rich Collins is trapped in the maze of coronavirus-related travel restrictions in the Northeast. The Rhode Island firef…

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PET OF THE WEEK: mocha

PET OF THE WEEK: mocha

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Mocha, a 9-month-old male Chihuahua mix, needs to be adopted into a good home. To adopt Moch…

PET OF THE WEEK: chance

PET OF THE WEEK: chance

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Chance, a 9-week old male kitten, needs to be adopted into a good home. To adopt Chance or a…

GOOD NEWS: Therapy Dogs

GOOD NEWS: Therapy Dogs

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Volunteers from Therapy Dogs International Chapter No. 326 participated in the drive-through Trunk or Treat Oct. 24 at the Midl…

GOOD NEWS: Supporting the Blue

GOOD NEWS: Supporting the Blue

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Haley Christie recently treated the Odessa Police Department officers to Starbucks.