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MDC, council approve $200,000 rocket engine test facility
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 01 Mar 2015 14:06:00 -0600
MDC and City Council furthered its investment into XCOR Aerospace’s relocation to Midland with an approval last week for a $200,000 rocket engine test stand facility at Midland International Air and S

Higgins case follows recent trend
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 01 Mar 2015 15:13:00 -0600
In recent decades, sharp trends have illustrated the nation's changing opinions regarding the use of capital punishment.

Longview road report for week of March 1
news-journal.com / Mon, 02 Mar 2015 04:00:00 -0600
The city of Longview has scheduled the following projects that may affect traffic this week across the city:

Midland-Odessa economy begins year on strong note
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 01 Mar 2015 21:00:00 -0600
A glance at the components of the Midland-Odessa Regional Economic Index shows a continued strong economy as 2015 got underway, coming in 8 percent higher than the January 2014 index.

No decision made on Marshall city manager
news-journal.com / Mon, 02 Mar 2015 04:00:00 -0600
MARSHALL — The Marshall City Commission made no decision on a permanent city manager after an hour-long executive session this past week.

Word of the Day for Monday, March 2, 2015
amarillo.com / Sun, 01 Mar 2015 23:08:01 +0000

WORD OF THE DAY

epoch

■ ep.och

■ ep ək

Definition: (n) a period of time that is very important in history

Example: “In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs it is the rule.”

— Friedrich Nietzsche


Today in History for Monday, March 2
amarillo.com / Sun, 01 Mar 2015 23:07:17 +0000

■ On March 2, 1793, Sam Houston, was born near Lexington, Va.

■ In 1836, the Republic of Texas formally declared its independence from Mexico.

■ In 1865, Congress established the position of Naval Judge Advocate General.

■ In 1877, Republican Rutherford B. Hayes was declared the winner of the 1876 presidential election.

■ In 1917, Puerto Ricans were granted U.S. citizenship as President Woodrow Wilson signed the Jones-Shafroth Act.

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New system starts to inspect, register vehicles
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 01 Mar 2015 21:40:00 -0600
Despite an extensive public education campaign, officials expect widespread confusion, even initial chaos, as the state rolled out a single-sticker system for inspection and registration of 24 million

UTEP football: Miners host Children’s Day in Sun Bowl
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 1 Mar 2015 17:41:20 MST
The wind was cold on that final Saturday morning in February. But no one in the Sun Bowl seemed to notice.

Funding tops Texas Tech’s wish list in Austin
amarillo.com / Mon, 02 Mar 2015 02:55:14 +0000

AUSTIN — Texas Tech University System officials and about 150 former students will be at the State Capitol on Wednesday for Texas Tech System Day.

It’s a day when school officials and alumni from across the state visit the office of every legislator to lobby for adequate funding and for other issues critical to Tech.

For Texas Tech Chancellor Robert Duncan, the wish list for this session is long and starts with adequate funding.

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200 columns wouldn’t have been the same without the wife
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 01 Mar 2015 12:03:00 -0600
I start out today by saying this is my 200th “Real Life” column and I’m so thankful that some of our readers actually read this stuff.

Calendar for Monday, March 2, 2015
amarillo.com / Sun, 01 Mar 2015 23:07:05 +0000

Sports

Old Tascosa Cycling Club ride: 6:30 p.m. Gander Mountain, 10300 W. Interstate 40. 806-223-8328 or www.oldtascosacycling.com.

Public meetings

Monday

Amarillo Independent School District Board of Trustees: Noon. Room 320, Amarillo ISD Education Support Center, 7200 W. Interstate 40. The board will discuss and take possible action on beginning the superintendent search process.

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Kilgore man hopes to restore Dansby Village neighborhood
news-journal.com / Mon, 02 Mar 2015 04:00:00 -0600
KILGORE — A Kilgore native who remembers when his historically black part of town was a vital community is taking steps to bring back at least a little luster to Dansby Village.

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