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Report: Is Permian Tight Oil Growth Sustainable?

A new study suggests oil production in the Permian Basin could peak as early as 2021 due to geological constraints. This was the downside scenario gamed out by researchers with industry intelligence company Wood Mackenzie. “We’re going to drill really … Continue reading

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West Texas residents become U.S. citizens at Fort Davis naturalization ceremony

Eleven West Texas residents became U.S. citizens Monday during a naturalization ceremony at the Fort Davis Historic Site.

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Reports: Aerospace Company Has Laid Off Remaining Midland Employees

Less than five years after aerospace company opened XCOR opened its Midland headquarters, it’s laid off all of it’s West Texas employees, according to the Midland Reporter-Telegram.

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Midland Voters to Decide Future of 4B Tax

Early voting is already underway …and all this week, we’ve been taking a look at the issues at stake throughout West Texas. Today we turn to Midland….where voters are considering extending a 4B tax. That’s a sales tax that municipalities … Continue reading

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2nd Annual Beers of the Basin to be Held November 10

Purchase Your Tickets or Table Sponsorship Our Beers of the Basin event is a chance to try a variety of craft beers from across the country right here in the Basin! The event will be held at 6 PM on Thursday, … Continue reading

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Texas Town’s Fortunes Rise And Fall With Pump Jacks And Oil Prices

The middle class has shrunk faster in Midland, Texas, than nearly anywhere else in the U.S. Overall, more people are getting rich than falling behind. But extreme booms and busts make life precarious.

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The West Texas Wisdom of Rooster & Butch

The second season of West Texas Investors Club launches Tuesday (June 7) on CNBC, hosted by Rooster McConaughey and Butch Gilliam. Similar to the TV program Shark Tank, Rooster & Butch listen to a group of entrepreneurs each episode and then decide to … Continue reading

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Leading Texas Hospital In Midland Formally Promotes Plant-Based Diet

MIDLAND, Texas—A leading hospital in Texas is making a name for itself by taking on the ranching industry, an iconic fixture in the history of the Lone Star State. The hospital is now promoting a plant-based diet rich in vegetables … Continue reading

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Friday Night Lights Author Buzz Bissinger Returns to Odessa; Still Takes Hard Look at High School Sports

Buzz Bissinger returned to Odessa – the setting for his book Friday Night Lights – to talk about our over-emphasis on high school sports. He spoke with Lana Straub of West Texas Public Radio, who had personal experience with the … Continue reading

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The Joys of Playing Beethoven on the Violin, according to MOSC Performer Edward Dusinberre

Saturday at the Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center is “Opening Night at the Symphony.” It’s the start of the 2015-16 season for the Midland-Odessa Symphony & Choral. Berlioz, Beethoven, and Dvorak are all on the bill for Opening Night for the … Continue reading

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