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Plans call for Amazon operations at Pontiac Silverdome site

Plans call for Amazon operations at Pontiac Sil…

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PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — Online retail giant Amazon has proposed using the site of the former home of the Detroit Lions as a distribution center in a $250 million project that could bring 1,500 jobs.

With new options, Napoli prepared to shed runner-up status

With new options, Napoli prepared to shed runne…

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NAPLES, Italy (AP) — Tired of its perennial runner-up status in Serie A and shortcomings in Europe, Napoli may have finally overcome a major hurdle toward becoming a genuine threat in all competitions.

Plans call for Amazon operations at Pontiac Silverdome site

Plans call for Amazon operations at Pontiac Silverdome site

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PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — Online retail giant Amazon has proposed using the site of the former home of the Detroit Lions as a distribution center …

With new options, Napoli prepared to shed runner-up status

With new options, Napoli prepared to shed runner-up status

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NAPLES, Italy (AP) — Tired of its perennial runner-up status in Serie A and shortcomings in Europe, Napoli may have finally overcome a major h…

Giorgi upsets Stephens at Pan Pacific Open

Giorgi upsets Stephens at Pan Pacific Open

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OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Camila Giorgi dropped just three games to upset third-seeded Sloane Stephens 6-0, 6-3 in the second round of the Toray Pan…

FIFA boss hopeful Iran will lift ban on women soccer fans

FIFA boss hopeful Iran will lift ban on women soccer fans

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ZURICH (AP) — FIFA president Gianni Infantino has raised hopes that Iran will lift a ban on women entering soccer stadiums before a World Cup …

US keeps top spot in FIBA men's world rankings; Spain No. 2

US keeps top spot in FIBA men's world rankings; Spain No. 2

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USA Basketball has kept its No. 1 spot in the FIBA world men's rankings, even after a disappointing seventh-place showing in the World Cup tha…

Indonesia sports minister resigns over corruption allegation

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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's sports minister has resigned after being accused of stealing $1.8 million in public money.

Dutch soccer player Kelvin Maynard killed in Amsterdam

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police say that a man killed in an overnight shooting was former professional soccer player Kelvin Maynard.

All Blacks embrace doubt about outcome vs Springboks

All Blacks embrace doubt about outcome vs Springboks

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TOKYO (AP) — The All Blacks love to make history. Not so much when history is made against them.

England the likely destination for Norway's hottest new star

England the likely destination for Norway's hottest new star

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Mention the name "Haaland" to the average soccer fan, particularly someone from England, and thoughts might go back to one of the most vicious…

Germany keeps falling in FIFA rankings led by Belgium

Germany keeps falling in FIFA rankings led by Belgium

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ZURICH (AP) — Germany fell one place to No. 16 in the latest FIFA world rankings, which are still led by Belgium.

France looking to attacking style of play vs. Pumas at RWC

France looking to attacking style of play vs. Pumas at RWC

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TOKYO (AP) — France coach Jacques Brunel thinks he knows how to beat Argentina — impose an attacking style of play early on and then batter th…

Pocock, Australia's talisman, back to face Fiji at RWC

Pocock, Australia's talisman, back to face Fiji at RWC

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SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Adaptable to the end, David Pocock will start his last tournament for Australia in an unfamiliar position.

Haas retains F1 drivers Grosjean, Magnussen for 2020 season

Haas retains F1 drivers Grosjean, Magnussen for 2020 season

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SINGAPORE (AP) — Formula One drivers Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen have been retained by Haas for the 2020 season, the American team ann…

Hamilton looking to extend F1 lead at Singapore Grand Prix

Hamilton looking to extend F1 lead at Singapore Grand Prix

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SINGAPORE (AP) — Lewis Hamilton aims to turn up the heat in his bid for a sixth Formula One championship at this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix.

Georgia-Notre Dame showdown highlights SEC schedule

Georgia-Notre Dame showdown highlights SEC schedule

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Here are some things to watch during the fourth week of the Southeastern Conference football season.

UNC hosts App State to headline ACC's Week 4

UNC hosts App State to headline ACC's Week 4

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Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 4:

Japan the center of attention in 1st Rugby World Cup in Asia

Japan the center of attention in 1st Rugby World Cup in Asia

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TOKYO (AP) — The first Rugby World Cup in Asia starts Friday in Tokyo, another sport out to tap a giant region that's in the midst of playing …

All Blacks choose Barrett, Mo'unga for World Cup opener

All Blacks choose Barrett, Mo'unga for World Cup opener

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TOKYO (AP) — Ryan Crotty took the middle chair at the interview table and grimaced for no particular reason. His frown turned upside down when…

No. 11 Michigan's offense faces tough task vs No. 13 Badgers

No. 11 Michigan's offense faces tough task vs No. 13 Badgers

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Here's what to watch in the Big Ten this week:

Oklahoma State looks to win again at Texas in Big 12 opener

Oklahoma State looks to win again at Texas in Big 12 opener

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Some things to watch on the fourth Saturday of Big 12 Conference play:

Upcoming events

  • Today, September 19, 2019
  • Texas Commission On The Arts And Texas Cultural trust now accepting applications for 2020 class of Texas young masters

    AUSTIN Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) and Texas Cultural Trust are now accepting applications for the 2020 class of Texas Young Masters, a joint initiative that provides exemplary Texas-based arts students in grades 8-11 with the financial help needed to pursue advanced study in the areas of visual arts, literary arts, music, theatre, dance, musical theater, folk arts, and media arts.

  • Building Bots Robotics & Engineering Funlab

    The Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, 1500 I-20, Midland, has scheduled Building Bots Robotics & Engineering Funlab for the fall line up for students in grades K-6. Registration opens to Petroleum Museum Members on Aug. 1 and to non-members on Aug. 5. Kindergarten to second grade: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 3, Oct. 1, and Nov. 5. Third grade to sixth grade: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Sept. 17, Oct. 15, and Nov. 19. There will be different themes for each session. The STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics) educational programming will use equipment such as LEGO Robotics (WeDo 2.0 and Mindstorm EV3s), Ozobots, Osmos, Spheros, and NEW KUBO to help get kids get excited about learning. Pre-registration is required. Cost is $25 per session for Petroleum Museum members and $30 per session for non-members. Call 683-4403 or email education@petroleummuseum.org. To register, visit tinyurl.com/y4hbhvva. For discounts, visit tinyurl.com/y6fvahuc.

  • Ector County Library

    The Ector County Library, 321 W. Fifth St., has scheduled story time and craft from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesdays, Sept. 3, 10, 17 and 24. Call 332-0633 or visit ector.lib.tx.us.

  • Volunteer training classes

    CASA of the Permian Basin Area Inc., 300 N Grant Ave., has scheduled new volunteer training classes from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 16-19 and 23-26. Dinner will be served. Call 498-4174. Visit www.casapba.org.

  • Gala Fundraiser

    The George W. Bush Childhood Home has scheduled a Big Band Bash Gala Fundraiser from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Midland County Horseshoe Arena, Pavilion, Amphitheater, 2514 Arena Trail.

  • Big Band Bash Gala

    The Big Band Bash, a gala benefiting the George W. Bush Childhood Home, has been scheduled from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Midland County Horseshoe, 2514 Arena Trail, Midland.

  • Oktoberfest

    The Downtown Midland Management District and Energy Related Properties will present Oktoberfest: The Beer, Sausage and Pretzel Festival from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 19 at 303 W. Wall St., Midland. There will be sausages, beer, live music, Oktoberfest-themed games, competitions, prizes, giveaway and more. Visit tinyurl.com/y3tl8f3m.

  • Clay 4 Kids fundraiser

    311 Ministries has scheduled the annual Clay 4 Kids fundraiser featuring Aaron Watson from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sept. 19 at La Hacienda Event Center, 12610 State Highway 191, Midland.

  • Women Empowerment Bootcamp, "Achieving Excellence & Defying the Odds through Unity"

    The Well-Hand of Grace has scheduled a Women Empowerment Bootcamp, "Achieving Excellence & Defying the Odds through Unity," from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 1, 15, 29, Sept. 5, 19, Oct. 3, 17, 31 and Nov. 7 at Asbury Methodist Church, 4001 E. University Blvd.

  • Spanish Club

    The Ellen Noël Art Museum, 4909 E. University Blvd., has scheduled Spanish Club from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 19, Oct. 17 and Nov. 14.

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John's Corner

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3827 N Dixie Blvd, Odessa, TX 79762

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2626 JBS Parkway, Odessa, TX 79761

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