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Word of the day for Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
amarillo.com / Thu, 23 Oct 2014 03:20:08 +0000

WORD OF THE DAY

encyclopedia

■ en·cy·clo·pe·di·a

■ in sı̄ klə pē dē ə

Definition: (n) a reference work that contains information about many subjects or a lot of information about one subject

Example: “Order, unity and continuity are human inventions, just as truly as catalogues and encyclopedias.”

— Bertrand Russell



Longview’s comprehensive plan includes revised future land use map
news-journal.com / Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:00:00 -0500
The addition of two new restaurants during the past months on Loop 281 came about, in part, when the previously residential only Sky Way Acres neighborhood was included years ago into the city’s futur

2 injured in I-40 wreck
amarillo.com / Thu, 23 Oct 2014 03:16:38 +0000

Two people were hospitalized after a Wednesday night wreck on Interstate 40 near Bell Street, Amarillo police said.
About 9:30 p.m., a gray Volkswagen and a black Chevrolet Impala were headed westbound on I-40. Witnesses told police the Volkswagen was speeding and weaving through traffic.
The Volkswagen struck the Impala, causing the Impala to roll onto the embankment between interstate and the westbound access road.

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Photo ID needed to vote
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Against the judgment of three justices, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Saturday that Texas polling places could continue to require voters to show specific photo identification under State Bill 14 in

MPD hands out purple ribbons to honor victims of domestic violence
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Early Wednesday morning, Marshall Police Chief Eddie Campa and several officers handed out dozens of purple ribbons to Wal-Mart shoppers and others in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month,

Containment eluded Texas leaders in Ebola emergency
news-journal.com / Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:00:00 -0500
AUSTIN — When the Ebola virus first arrived in Texas, Gov. Rick Perry greeted the grave news with trademark swagger.


Oil Show exhibitors offer options for water treatment technology
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:23:00 -0500
ODESSA — Displaying the latest in oilfield technology is the Permian Basin International Oil Show’s reason for being.

New swine barn dedicated at Harvest Festival in Longview
news-journal.com / Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:00:00 -0500
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Wednesday to dedicate the opening of the Harvest Festival and Livestock Show Swine Barn at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center.

Precision Frac party brings out hundreds at The Blue Door
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:55:00 -0500
Hundreds of people attended Precision Frac’s exclusive launch party at The Blue Door in Midland. The company launched a mobile computer trailer for use in the oil fields.

State reps talk future of education
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:00:00 -0500
A group of area school superintendents and administration officials from Marshall Independent School District met Wednesday with state Reps. Jimmie Don Aycock and Chris Paddie to discuss the future of

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