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All aboard ‘The Polar Express’

All aboard ‘The Polar Express’

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For a trip to the North Pole, there’s no finer way to travel than on board The Polar Express.

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Today in History

Today in History

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On Aug. 11, 1965, rioting and looting that claimed 34 lives broke out in the predominantly b…

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US stocks shake off a wobbly start and end mostly higher

US stocks shake off a wobbly start and end mostly higher

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Stocks shrugged off a sluggish start and ended mostly higher on Wall Street Friday. The S&P 500 managed a gain of 0.3%, but still posted i…

Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation: Bekanntmachung bezüglich des Wechsels des vertretungsberechtigten Corporate Executive Officers

Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation: Bekanntmachung bezüglich des Wechsels des vertretungsberechtigten Corporate Executive Officers

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TOKIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Okt 23, 2020--

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DT McLendon practices, will make Bucs debut against Raiders

DT McLendon practices, will make Bucs debut against Raiders

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Newly acquired defensive tackle Steve McLendon is ready to do his part to help the Tampa Bay Buccaneers realize their potential.

AP source: Raiders latest COVID tests all negative

AP source: Raiders latest COVID tests all negative

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The Las Vegas Raiders’ latest batch of COVID-19 tests all came back negative and their game scheduled for Sunday against Tampa Bay is on for now.

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Film depicts Black Lives Matter, #MeToo as new feminist wave

Film depicts Black Lives Matter, #MeToo as new feminist wave

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The documentary genre’s power of immediacy is evident in “Not Done: Women Remaking America," which includes the still-unfol…

Fiasco over pope's cut civil union quote intensifies impact

Fiasco over pope's cut civil union quote intensifies impact

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ROME (AP) — The world premiere of a documentary on Pope Francis was supposed to have been a bright spot for a papacy locked down by a pandemic…

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PET OF THE WEEK: Tango

PET OF THE WEEK: Tango

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Tango, a 6-month-old male Rottweiler mix, needs to be adopted into a good home. To adopt Tan…

PET OF THE WEEK: Marcus

PET OF THE WEEK: Marcus

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Marcus, a 3-month-old male kitten, needs to be adopted into a good home. To adopt Marcus or …

Thanksgiving show set

Thanksgiving show set

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The Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center will host A Wagner Noel Thanksgiving Special Nov. 21.

GOOD NEWS: Marfa nabs fifth Murrow Award

GOOD NEWS: Marfa nabs fifth Murrow Award

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MARFA Marfa Public Radio recently received the National Edward R. Murrow award for excellence in journalism from the Radio Tele…

OPD asking for public’s help on hit-and-run

OPD asking for public’s help on hit-and-run

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The Odessa Police Department is asking for the public’s help in a auto-pedestrian hit-and-run that occurred at about 10:27 p.m. June 20 in the 3300 block of South Dixie Boulevard.

Investigation revealed that suspect’s vehicle is a 2015-2019 Ford F-150, missing the passenger side mirror and radio antenna. Anyone with information in reference to this incident is encouraged to contact Hit & Run Investigator M. Stewart at 432-335-5759 or Odessa Crime Stoppers at 432-333-TIPS and reference Case #20-0010935, a news release detailed.

The investigation continues.

Upcoming events

  • Saturday, October 31, 2020
  • Texas Book Festival 2020

    For the first time ever, the 2020 Texas Book Festival Weekend will be held entirely online. This virtual festival will take place from October 31 through November 15, offering two full weeks of free virtual sessions, including programming for adults, young adults, middle-grade readers, and children! The 2020 Texas Teen Book Festival will also take place during the two-week virtual festival, featuring conversations with acclaimed Young Adult authors aimed at teenage readers.

  • Witches, Warlocks, and Wizards

    The University of Texas Permian Basin will host it's Third Annual Halloween Symposium from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 31. The event will feature literature, lore and more on everything from "The New Coven: Digital Witchcraft in the Age of the Pandemic" to La Llorona, the Weeping Woman of Hispanic folklore. The public is invited to attend. The symposium will be conducted live through Microsoft Teams. The link to join is: https://tinyurl.com/yxh37jxq

  • Sunday, November 15, 2020
  • Texas Book Festival 2020

    For the first time ever, the 2020 Texas Book Festival Weekend will be held entirely online. This virtual festival will take place from October 31 through November 15, offering two full weeks of free virtual sessions, including programming for adults, young adults, middle-grade readers, and children! The 2020 Texas Teen Book Festival will also take place during the two-week virtual festival, featuring conversations with acclaimed Young Adult authors aimed at teenage readers.

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Odessa American

Odessa American

tel. 432-337-4661

222 E 4th St, Odessa, TX 79761

OA Advertising

OA Advertising

tel. 432-333-7602

222 E. 4th Street, Odessa, TX 79760

Print and Digital Advertising couldn't be easier. The Odessa American delivers world-class journalism to the Permian Basin’s most influential audiences. We specialize in connecting our engaged consumers to marketers by utilizing OA print, mobile, digital, social media and high-level live event platforms. This allows us to present unparalleled advertising and sponsorship opportunities for brands looking to reach a high-quality consumer and alignment with best-in-class content.   Whether you’re a local store owner looking to promote your business or a corporate marketer responsible for multiple locations, we offer a suite of solutions that deliver the leads you desire.     Find out what opportunities are available on our multi-channel platforms for your brand. Download our Digital Media Guide today.

Basin Podiatry

Basin Podiatry

tel. 432-550-3668

2626 JBS Parkway, Odessa, TX 79761

We provide high quality medical care for your feet and ankles. Patient care is our top priority. Our goal is to provide excellent medical care of the foot and ankle in a Christian and patient environment. Our number one priority is patient care and to see that you feel comfortable in our office. We want you to know that we will go above and beyond to accommodate all of our patients!

John's Corner

John's Corner

tel. 432-362-0004

3827 N Dixie Blvd, Odessa, TX 79762

John's Corner in Odessa TX John's Corner is a landscaping and nursery garden solutions company located in Odessa, TX. John's specializes in various gardening areas such as: organic solutions, flowers, house plants, beddings plants, trees, shrubs, ground cover, and much more. With the correct guidance and solutions, John's employees are equipped with the knowledge and experience to improve your gardening area. Our garden center is based in the vicinity of Ector & Midland Counties, so if your garden is undergoing rough times, we have the products to help. These products include; Ferti-lome, Soil Mender, Roundup, Turfmark, Scott’s Ortho, Green Light, and Hi-yield.Our reputation speaks for itself; John’s Corner has won Best Nursery in the Odessa American Reader’s Choice Poll for 10 years in a row. If you are located in Andrews, Odessa, Midland, Permian Basin, or Ector County, we are here to fulfill all of your gardening or landscaping needs.

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