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Rookie Young outpitches Lynn as Diamondbacks top Rangers 9-2

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rookie Alex Young allowed one run in 5 1/3 innings to help the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Texas Rangers 9-2 on Tuesday night.

Updated: 11:00 pm | See more

Luna, Sano lead Rocky Mountain to 3-2 win over Great Falls

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- Edwin Sano had two hits and scored two runs, and Carlos Luna allowed just two runs over 6 1/3 innings as the Rocky Mountain Vibes beat the Great Falls Voyagers 3-2 on Tuesday.

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Smith hits grand slam, leads Okla. City over Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Will Smith and Edwin Rios connected on back-to-back homers in the second inning, leading the Oklahoma City Dodgers to a 13-4 win over the Iowa Cubs on Tuesday.

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Harper drives in 5 runs, Phillies rally past Dodgers 9-8

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper hit a two-run double off Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen with one out in the bottom of the ninth after pinch-hitter Matt Beaty hit a three-run homer off Philadelphia closer Hector Neris in the top half, rallying the Phillies to a 9-8 win over…

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Gamache's walk leads Midland to 2-0 win over Arkansas

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Dan Gamache drew a bases-loaded walk in the ninth inning, leading the Midland RockHounds to a 2-0 win over the Arkansas Travelers on Tuesday.

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Overstreet hits grand slam, leads Amarillo over Springfield

AMARILLO, (AP) -- Kyle Overstreet hit a grand slam in the seventh inning, leading the Amarillo Sod Poodles to a 10-4 win over the Springfield Cardinals on Tuesday.

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Hernández, Gurriel lead Blue Jays to 10-4 win over Red Sox

BOSTON (AP) — Teoscar Hernández hit a three-run homer off new Boston Red Sox starter Andrew Cashner, and Lourdes Gurriel Jr. had three hits on Tuesday night to lead the Toronto Blue Jays to a 10-4 victory.

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Sabathia, Rays stir it up again in benches-clearing fracas

NEW YORK (AP) — Benches cleared but no punches were thrown following a shouting match between Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia and Tampa Bay Rays hitter Avisaíl García during New York's 8-3 victory Tuesday night.

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Nationals get HRs from Adams, Soto and roll past Orioles 8-1

BALTIMORE (AP) — Though the Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles play in stadiums located just 40 miles apart, the gap between their talent and expectations is far wider.

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Sneed, Stubbs fuel 4-1 Round Rock win over Memphis

ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) -- Garrett Stubbs hit a two-run homer in the second inning, and Cy Sneed tossed seven scoreless innings as the Round Rock Express beat the Memphis Redbirds 4-1 on Tuesday.

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Judge, Gregorius lift Yanks over Rays after CC starts fracas

NEW YORK (AP) — Didi Gregorius went up a few weight classes to restrain CC Sabathia, then climbed up the ladder for a slump-busting grand slam.

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Hinojosa's double leads Biloxi to 4-1 win over Chattanooga

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) -- C.J. Hinojosa hit a run-scoring double in the third inning, leading the Biloxi Shuckers to a 4-1 win over the Chattanooga Lookouts in the second game of a doubleheader on Tuesday.

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Yepez's single leads Palm Beach to 11-7 win over Florida

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Juan Yepez hit a two-run single in the eighth inning, leading the Palm Beach Cardinals to an 11-7 win over the Florida Fire Frogs on Tuesday. The win snapped a three-game losing streak for the Cardinals and a three-game winning streak for the Fire Frogs.

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De Leon's single leads Frisco to 5-2 win over Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Michael De Leon hit a run-scoring single in the fourth inning, leading the Frisco RoughRiders to a 5-2 win over the Tulsa Drillers on Tuesday.

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Bryce Harper rallies Phillies past Dodgers 9-8

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper threw his helmet off rounding the bases, thrust his arms in the air and screamed while teammates stormed out of the dugout to mob him.

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Lowe leads Montgomery to 4-2 win over Pensacola

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) -- Josh Lowe homered and had three hits as the Montgomery Biscuits defeated the Pensacola Blue Wahoos 4-2 on Tuesday.

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La Valentina brings a taste of Guadalajara to Odessa, Texas.

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    La Valentina Restaurant

    La Valentina brings a taste of Guadalajara to Odessa, Texas.

  • Odessa's Anika Gundlapalli returns to national spelling bee

    Odessa's Anika Gundlapalli returns to national spelling bee

    For the second year running, Anika Gundlapalli, a reserved 11-year-old sixth-grader at Nimitz Middle School, returned to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.

  • Odessa's Madison Johnson competes at national spelling bee

    Odessa's Madison Johnson competes at national spelling bee

    For the second time, Madison Johnson, a Compass Academy Charter School student, participates in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

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    OAT051019 Marriott Tree

    A crane operator lifts and moves a red oak tree to a hole on Thursday morning near the entrance of the Marriott Hotel & Convention Center.

  • Home Hospice Butterfly Release
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  • IDEA Public Schools CEO and founder

    IDEA Public Schools CEO and founder

    CEO and founder of IDEA Public Schools, Tom Torkelson, speaks at the Sewell Leadership Event.

  • TxDOT Meeting press conference

    TxDOT Meeting press conference

    TxDOT Meeting press conference

  • The Building of the Southwest implosion

    The Building of the Southwest implosion

    The Building of the Southwest was demolished by implosion at 8 a.m. March 16, 2019, in Midland.

  • Odessa Fire Rescue Pinning

    Odessa Fire Rescue Pinning

    New Odessa Fire Rescue rookie firefighter Filmon Navarrette talks about his new job. 

  • Penwell Knights Raceway Rebuild in Progress

    Penwell Knights Raceway Rebuild in Progress

    Penwell Knights Raceway Rebuild in Progress

  • Sheriff's Department shooting

    Sheriff's Department shooting

    Three Ector County Sheriff's Department deputies wounded, all in good condition. 

  • Rube Goldberg Project

    Rube Goldberg Project

    OCTECHS held a Rube Goldberg Fair Friday, with 9th grade students using the laws of physics to make their machines perfoms tasks. Visitors viewing the machines were asked to judge them using an online poll. 

  • Permian Satin Strings at Barbara Jordan Elementary

    Permian Satin Strings at Barbara Jordan Elementary

    Satin Strings students from Permian High School have been performing for elementary students throughout ECISD  this week. Today the group performed for the kids at Barbara Jordan Elementary. 

  • George W. Bush cries delivering eulogy for his father, George H.W. Bush (Full Eulogy)

    George W. Bush cries delivering eulogy for his father, George H.W. Bush (Full Eulogy)

    Former President George W. Bush tears up while eulogizing his father, George H.W. Bush, at a state funeral in Washington. The 43rd president said his father, the 41st president, taught him how to lead."He showed me what it means to be a president who serves with integrity, leads with courage and acts with love in his heart for the citizens of our country," Bush said. "When the history books are written, they will say that George H.W. Bush was a great president of the United States." Bush's eulogy ended on an emotional note. Concluding his remarks, he added through tears: "Your decency, sincerity and kind soul will stay with us forever. So through our tears, let us know the blessings of knowing and loving you, a great and noble man. The best father a son or daughter could have."

  • Live: George H.W. Bush's state funeral at the National Cathedral

    Live: George H.W. Bush's state funeral at the National Cathedral

    Via Fox News: George H.W. Bush's state funeral service will be held at the Washington National Cathedral. George W. Bush will deliver a eulogy for his father. President Trump and Mrs. Trump will be in attendance along with the former presidents Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter. Trump has declared this day as a National Day of Mourning.

  • President George H.W. Bush's Naval Service

    President George H.W. Bush's Naval Service

    George H.W. Bush enlisted in the U.S. Naval Reserve on June 13, 1942, on his 18th birthday after the attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941. He had preflight training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and became one of the youngest naval aviators. He was commissioned as an ensign in the U.S. Naval Reserve June 9, 1943, days before his 19th birthday.More information about his naval service and related historical imagery are available here.U.S. Navy video by Nathan Quinn. 

  • Mojo Marching the Halls

    Mojo Marching the Halls

    The Permian Panthers resumed a playoff tradition today by marching the halls of the school post pep rally led by the Mojo Band. The football team takes on El Paso Coronado at 7:30 tonight at Ratliff Stadium.

  • Frenship vs  Permian Nov. 2, 2018

    Frenship vs Permian Nov. 2, 2018

    First Permian Panthers touchdown of the game at Ratliff Stadium. The Panthers won the game 38-10.   

Penwell Knights Raceway sees more than 7,000 people in return

Revving engines deafened eardrums, smoke from burnouts blanketed the air and cars filled the parking lot as several thousand people chiseled out an inch of space to see their favorite street racer.

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