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Maryland school systems can begin sports Oct. 7

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Local school systems in Maryland can begin fall sports on Oct. 7, Gov. Larry Hogan and State Superintendent of Schools Karen Salmon announced Thursday.

UEFA lets postponed CL games be played in January

UEFA lets postponed CL games be played in January

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GENEVA (AP) — UEFA will let Champions League group-stage games be played deep into January to complete any fixtures postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Maryland school systems can begin sports Oct. 7

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Local school systems in Maryland can begin fall sports on Oct. 7, Gov. Larry Hogan and State Superintendent of Schools K…

UEFA lets postponed CL games be played in January

UEFA lets postponed CL games be played in January

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GENEVA (AP) — UEFA will let Champions League group-stage games be played deep into January to complete any fixtures postponed because of the c…

Mets place outfielder Conforto on IL with hamstring ailment

Mets place outfielder Conforto on IL with hamstring ailment

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The New York Mets placed Michael Conforto on the injured list Thursday with a hamstring injury, ending the outfielder’s regu…

No. 6 LSU and Miss. St. clash in test of new faces, systems

No. 6 LSU and Miss. St. clash in test of new faces, systems

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — No. 6 LSU begins its national title defense with a game featuring numerous new faces on both sidelines.

Chiefs could have defensive help back for game vs Ravens

Chiefs could have defensive help back for game vs Ravens

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs could have some help stopping Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson back on the field when they head…

Alex Gordon retiring after playing entire career with Royals

Alex Gordon retiring after playing entire career with Royals

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Royals outfielder Alex Gordon, whose rollercoaster career took him from near bust to All-Star and Gold Glo…

No. 21 Pitt eyes rare 3-0 start against No. 24 Louisville

No. 21 Pitt eyes rare 3-0 start against No. 24 Louisville

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No. 24 Louisville (1-1, 0-1 ACC) at No. 21 Pittsburgh (2-0, 1-0), Saturday at noon ET (ACC Network).

Browns must protect QB Mayfield from Washington's "wreckers"

Browns must protect QB Mayfield from Washington's "wreckers"

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CLEVELAND (AP) — The last time Baker Mayfield faced a talented, quarterback-seeking defensive line anchored by the No. 2 overall draft pick, t…

No. 20 Hokies finally getting started vs. the Wolfpack

No. 20 Hokies finally getting started vs. the Wolfpack

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North Carolina State (1-0, 1-0 ACC) at No. 20 Virginia Tech (0-0, 0-0), Saturday at 8 p.m. ET (ACCN).

The Latest: Saints to allow family members for Packers game

The Latest: Saints to allow family members for Packers game

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The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

No. 19 La-Lafayette opens home slate vs. Georgia Southern

No. 19 La-Lafayette opens home slate vs. Georgia Southern

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Georgia Southern (1-0, 0-0 Sun Belt) at No. 19 Louisiana-Lafayette (2-0, 1-0), Saturday at noon ET (ESPN2).

Swiss court sets Oct 30 for verdict after 9-day FIFA trial

Swiss court sets Oct 30 for verdict after 9-day FIFA trial

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BELLINZONA, Switzerland (AP) — The nine-day trial of Qatari soccer executive Nasser al-Khelaifi and former FIFA official Jérôme Valcke ended T…

No. 18 BYU takes on Troy in return after COVID-19 outbreak

No. 18 BYU takes on Troy in return after COVID-19 outbreak

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Troy (1-0) at No. 18 BYU (1-0), Saturday at 10:15 p.m. ET (ESPN).

No. 16 Tennessee looks for seventh straight win in opener

No. 16 Tennessee looks for seventh straight win in opener

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No. 16 Tennessee at South Carolina, Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET (SEC Network).

No. 15 Oklahoma State opens Big 12 slate vs. West Virginia

No. 15 Oklahoma State opens Big 12 slate vs. West Virginia

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West Virginia (1-0) at No. 15 Oklahoma State (1-0), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET (ABC).

For softball players, season of 'shield life' nears an end

For softball players, season of 'shield life' nears an end

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ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Cat Osterman can only wonder what the delivery drivers think.

Chelsea signs goalkeeper Mendy after Kepa's costly mistakes

Chelsea signs goalkeeper Mendy after Kepa's costly mistakes

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Chelsea has signed goalkeeper Édouard Mendy to take its summer transfer window spending over $280 million, putting the future starting positio…

No. 22 Army seeks road breakthrough at No. 14 Cincinnati

No. 22 Army seeks road breakthrough at No. 14 Cincinnati

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No. 22 Army (2-0) at No. 14 Cincinnati (1-0), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET (ESPN).

Alex Morgan could make Tottenham debut against Arsenal

Alex Morgan could make Tottenham debut against Arsenal

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LONDON (AP) — Alex Morgan could make her Tottenham debut in an Women’s FA Cup quarterfinal against Arsenal on Saturday.

No. 12 Hurricanes hope to beat FSU for 4th straight time

No. 12 Hurricanes hope to beat FSU for 4th straight time

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Florida State (0-1, 0-1 ACC) at No. 12 Miami (2-0, 1-0), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET (ABC).

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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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Odessa American

Odessa American

tel. 432-337-4661

222 E 4th St, Odessa, TX 79761

OA Advertising

OA Advertising

tel. 432-333-7602

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.

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!

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.

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3 accused of creating man cave under Grand Central Terminal

3 accused of creating man cave under Grand Central Terminal

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NEW YORK (AP) — Three railroad workers have been suspended for turning a storage room under New York's Grand Central Terminal into an unauthor…

MansMark Records Releases Sikiru Adepoju’s ỌPẸ Album (Gratitude)

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LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MansMark Records announces the much-anticipated ỌPẸ Album, a debut by Nigerian Gra…

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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 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.

GOOD NEWS: Basin PBS names new education director

GOOD NEWS: Basin PBS names new education director

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Basin PBS announced the arrival of Danielle Castle, education director. Castle is a welcome addition to the staff hired to boos…