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Popovich, Spurs on 7-game losing streak; worst since 1996-97

Popovich, Spurs on 7-game losing streak; worst …

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Forgive Gregg Popovich for not being in much of a mood to discuss the current state of the San Antonio Spurs.

Ford scores 24 to lead Saint Mary’s over Fresno…

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Ford scored 24 points and Saint Mary’s defeated Fresno State 68-58 on Wednesday night for the Gaels’ third straight win.

Popovich, Spurs on 7-game losing streak; worst since 1996-97

Popovich, Spurs on 7-game losing streak; worst since 1996-97

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Forgive Gregg Popovich for not being in much of a mood to discuss the current state of the San Antonio Spurs.

Ford scores 24 to lead Saint Mary’s over Fresno State 68-58

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Ford scored 24 points and Saint Mary’s defeated Fresno State 68-58 on Wednesday night for the Gaels’ third st…

Dak Prescott is earn bigger bucks with every start

Dak Prescott is earn bigger bucks with every start

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Dak Prescott's breakout season should cost the Dallas Cowboys a ton of money.

Wetzell’s 20 points, 12 boards carry SDSU to 66-49 win

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego State unleashed senior transfer Yanni Wetzell against crosstown rival San Diego and the results were impressive.

Tokyo Olympics: Japanese, English — but where’s the French?

Tokyo Olympics: Japanese, English — but where’s the French?

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TOKYO (AP) — The French language has been almost invisible during the drawn-out preparations for next year’s Tokyo Olympics.

USA Hockey snub leads Alex Carpenter on Chinese adventure

USA Hockey snub leads Alex Carpenter on Chinese adventure

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Once Bobby Carpenter's flight from Beijing touched down in Boston, he raced to the Lawrence Larsen Rink in nearby Winthrop, Massachusetts, to …

Tinkle has 27 points, 11 boards in Oregon State’s 78-67 win

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CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Tres Tinkle is averaging a double-double this season, and Oregon State’s senior forward did nothing to hurt those numbe…

With Leonard and George playing, Clippers edge Celtics in OT

With Leonard and George playing, Clippers edge Celtics in OT

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lou Williams scored 27 points, Kawhi Leonard and Paul George combined for 42 points in their first game together for the Cl…

Clippers edge Celtics 107-104 in OT with Leonard and George

Clippers edge Celtics 107-104 in OT with Leonard and George

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lou Williams scored 27 points, Kawhi Leonard and Paul George combined for 42 points in their first game together for the Cl…

Men alleging sex abuse by Ohio State doc to address trustees

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Several of the 300-plus men alleging decades-old sexual misconduct by a team doctor are expected to address Ohio State t…

Alston, Jessup lead Boise State over BYU in OT 72-68

Alston, Jessup lead Boise State over BYU in OT 72-68

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Derrick Alston had 26 points and 11 rebounds, Justinian Jessup scored seven of his nine points in overtime and Boise State…

Jokic, Nuggets bottle up Harden and Rockets in 105-95 win

Jokic, Nuggets bottle up Harden and Rockets in 105-95 win

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DENVER (AP) — Rule No. 1 in defending James Harden: Throw different looks at him.

Astros owner declines comment on sign stealing investigation

Astros owner declines comment on sign stealing investigation

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Houston Astros owner Jim Crane declined comment Wednesday on Major League Baseball’s investigation into allegations of…

White scores 21 to carry Portland past Portland St. 82-75

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Isaiah White had 21 points as Portland topped Portland State 82-75 on Wednesday night.

Pearson has 24 to lead Texas St. to 64-57 win over UNLV

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nijal Pearson had 25 points to go with 10 rebounds as Texas State took control in the second half to get past UNLV 64-57 on W…

Knight with 22 leads San Jose St. past Grambling 83-76

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Seneca Knight scored 22 points and grabbed eight rebounds as San Jose State beat Grambling State 83-76 on Wednesday night.

Benjamin leads late push; UAB beats Mount St. Mary’s 58-51

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Jalen Benjamin finished with 14 points that included the last seven points of the game to push UAB past Mount St. Mary…

Panarin, Lundqvist lead Rangers to 4-1 win over Capitals

Panarin, Lundqvist lead Rangers to 4-1 win over Capitals

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NEW YORK (AP) — The young New York Rangers showed just how well they can do when they play smart and limit mistakes.

Patton, Esposito lift Sac State past UC Davis 61-51

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Joshua Patton scored 25 points and Ethan Esposito had a double-double and Sacramento State defeated UC Davis in the …

Cockburn’s double-double lifts Illini over The Citadel 85-57

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Kofi Cockburn scored 18 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to lead Illinois past The Citadel 85-57 on Wednesday night.

Upcoming events

  • Today, November 21, 2019
  • Fourth annual West Texas Film Festival

    The fourth annual West Texas Film Festival has been scheduled for Nov. 21-23. The opening night gala (Nov. 21) will be held at the Ellen Noel Art Museum. Film screenings Nov. 22-23 will be held at the Jack Rodgers Fine Art Center at Odessa College.

  • YPE/WEN Holiday Party at Miss Cayce's Benefiting Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center

    Don't miss YPE and WEN's Holiday Party at Miss Cayce's Christmas Store sponsored by HNB Mortgage and Pioneer Natural Resources on November 21, 2019 from 5:30-7:30 PM benefiting PBALC! We can't wait to kick off the holiday season with drinks, bites, crafts, shopping and raffles! Tickets are $10.00 when purchased ahead or $15.00 at the door.  Get your tickets online now at:

  • Overeaters Anonymous Meetings

    Overeaters Anonymous Meetings for all eating disorders (bulimia, bingeing, obsessive/compulsive eating or anorexia) have been scheduled from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., 12-Step Study on Mondays in portable building A and 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Topic Meeting on Thursdays in portable building B at Christ Church Anglican, 5501 N. Midkiff Road, Midland. Admission is free and open to the public. Call 553-1031 or visit www.oa.org.

  • Ladies Bunco Night

    The Rock Odessa, 4803 Plaza Blvd., has scheduled Bunco Night for ladies from 6:15 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. the third Thursday of each month through Dec. 19.

  • Friday, November 22, 2019
  • Fourth annual West Texas Film Festival

    The fourth annual West Texas Film Festival has been scheduled for Nov. 21-23. The opening night gala (Nov. 21) will be held at the Ellen Noel Art Museum. Film screenings Nov. 22-23 will be held at the Jack Rodgers Fine Art Center at Odessa College.

  • Saturday, November 23, 2019
  • Fourth annual West Texas Film Festival

    The fourth annual West Texas Film Festival has been scheduled for Nov. 21-23. The opening night gala (Nov. 21) will be held at the Ellen Noel Art Museum. Film screenings Nov. 22-23 will be held at the Jack Rodgers Fine Art Center at Odessa College.

  • Monday, November 25, 2019
  • Men's fellowship

    A men's fellowship has been scheduled from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Mondays at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 907 S. Dixie Blvd.

  • Overeaters Anonymous Meetings

    Overeaters Anonymous Meetings for all eating disorders (bulimia, bingeing, obsessive/compulsive eating or anorexia) have been scheduled from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., 12-Step Study on Mondays in portable building A and 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Topic Meeting on Thursdays in portable building B at Christ Church Anglican, 5501 N. Midkiff Road, Midland. Admission is free and open to the public. Call 553-1031 or visit www.oa.org.

  • Tuesday, November 26, 2019
  • Caregiver Support Group

    The Courtyards Assisted Living and Memory Care, 201 Parks Village Drive, has scheduled Caregiver Support Group from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month through Dec. 24. Anyone caring for a person 60 years of age and older are invited to join the group. By working together, participants can help each other cope with effects of disease and aging. Group members openly discuss their feelings, experiences, and fears in a non-judgmental and supportive atmosphere. Practical issues such as healthcare assistance, dealing with behaviors, respite and much more are discussed. Call 339-1048 or visit tinyurl.com/y3t8pbhs.

  • Thursday, November 28, 2019
  • Overeaters Anonymous Meetings

    Overeaters Anonymous Meetings for all eating disorders (bulimia, bingeing, obsessive/compulsive eating or anorexia) have been scheduled from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., 12-Step Study on Mondays in portable building A and 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Topic Meeting on Thursdays in portable building B at Christ Church Anglican, 5501 N. Midkiff Road, Midland. Admission is free and open to the public. Call 553-1031 or visit www.oa.org.

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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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From Lizzo to Lil Nas, new kids on the block rule Grammys

From Lizzo to Lil Nas, new kids on the block rule Grammys

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NEW YORK (AP) — Genre-mashing, bold and chart-topping new artists have caught the attention of the Recording Academy, as Lizzo, Billie Eilish …

Native Americans honor 50th anniversary of Alcatraz takeover

Native Americans honor 50th anniversary of Alcatraz takeover

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For Eloy Martinez, returning to Alcatraz Island meant a joyous reunion with people he hadn’t seen in decades. It also bro…

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PET OF THE WEEK: Maci

PET OF THE WEEK: Maci

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Maci, a 2-year-old female Schnauzer/Dachshund mix, needs to be adopted into a good home. To …

PET OF THE WEEK: Mabel

PET OF THE WEEK: Mabel

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Mabel, a 4-month-old female Domestic Cat, needs to be adopted into a good home. To adopt Mab…

Good News: Donation

Good News: Donation

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Lowe's La Tienda recently donated water to the Odessa Police Department.

GOOD NEWS: Upgrades in store for Museum of the Big Bend

GOOD NEWS: Upgrades in store for Museum of the Big Bend

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ALPINE Brand new video monitor kiosks with touch screen capabilities will highlight current technology upgrades at the Museum o…