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Daiya Healthcare Makes Big Waves in the Aloha State

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BELLEVUE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 24, 2020--

California utility cuts power to 1 million over fire threat

California utility cuts power to 1 million over fire threat

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric will cut power to over 1 million people on Sunday to prevent the chance of sparking wildfires …

Buehler leads Dodgers over Rays 6-2 for 2-1 Series lead

Buehler leads Dodgers over Rays 6-2 for 2-1 Series lead

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Walker Buehler pitched in the World Series like the Los Angeles Dodgers' aces of old.

Work already underway for inauguration of TBD president

Work already underway for inauguration of TBD president

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WASHINGTON (AP) — While much of Washington is twisted in knots over the upcoming election, there's another contingent already busy trying to f…

The Latest: India's cases pass 7.8M, 3 states hardest hit

The Latest: India's cases pass 7.8M, 3 states hardest hit

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NEW DELHI — India has reported 53,370 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, taking the overall tally past 7.8 million.

As Trump casts doubt on election, new agency contradicts him

As Trump casts doubt on election, new agency contradicts him

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Earlier this month, President Donald Trump was predicting on Twitter that this election would be “the most corrupt” in Ameri…

California prosecutors again seek death for Scott Peterson

California prosecutors again seek death for Scott Peterson

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California prosecutors said Friday they again will seek the death penalty for Scott Peterson even as a county judge …

AP Week in Pictures, Global

AP Week in Pictures, Global

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OCT. 17 - 23, 2020

Trump to vote in Fla., hold 3 rallies; Biden focuses on Pa.

Trump to vote in Fla., hold 3 rallies; Biden focuses on Pa.

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PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to cast his own ballot in his adopted home state of Florida Saturday before rallying supp…

Senate GOP marches ahead on Barrett over Democrats' blockade

Senate GOP marches ahead on Barrett over Democrats' blockade

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is poised for a rare weekend session as Republicans race to put Amy Coney Barrett on the Supreme Court and cement…

Chief: Illinois officer who shot Black couple in car fired

Chief: Illinois officer who shot Black couple in car fired

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WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago police officer who shot a Black couple inside a vehicle — killing a 19-year-old man and wounding his …

Biden's warning on oil tests voter resolve on climate change

Biden's warning on oil tests voter resolve on climate change

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Joe Biden is confronting the harsh political realities of combating climate change.

Today in History

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Today in History

Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Night' game

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "All or Nothing Night" game were:

Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4 Night' game

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Daily 4 Night" game were:

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Night' game

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Pick 3 Night" game were:

Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 5' game

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Cash 5" game were:

Smart Mattress Market Analysis Highlights the Impact of COVID-19 2020-2024 | Increasing Penetration of Smartphones to Boost the Market Growth | Technavio

Smart Mattress Market Analysis Highlights the Impact of COVID-19 2020-2024 | Increasing Penetration of Smartphones to Boost the Market Growth | Technavio

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LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 23, 2020--

The Latest: Trump calls 'Borat' star an unfunny 'creep'

The Latest: Trump calls 'Borat' star an unfunny 'creep'

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local):

Trump campaign sues in Nevada to stop Vegas-area vote count

Trump campaign sues in Nevada to stop Vegas-area vote count

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Trump campaign and Nevada Republicans asked a state judge on Friday to stop the count of Las Vegas-area mail-in ballots, …

Local People

Arnold Schwarzenegger feels ‘fantastic’ after heart surgery

Arnold Schwarzenegger feels ‘fantastic’ after heart surgery

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Arnold Schwarzenegger says he is feeling “fantastic” after his recent heart surgery.

Viewership for 2nd Trump-Biden debate drops to 63 million

Viewership for 2nd Trump-Biden debate drops to 63 million

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The final presidential debate between President Donald Trump and his Democratic opponent Joe Biden drew 10 million fewer vi…

Community

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…

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.

Most Popular

  • Tuesday, October 20, 2020
  • Woman charged with assaulting boyfriend with knife, fork, frying pan

    Woman charged with assaulting boyfriend with knife, fork, frying pan

    An 18-year-old woman was arrested after she reportedly assaulted her boyfriend with a knife, a fork and frying pan.

  • Sunday, October 18, 2020
  • Hendricks reviews broadcast career

    Hendricks reviews broadcast career

    One of the toughest periods of Jay Hendricks’ life was in late 2006 and early ‘07, when a non-compete clause in his contract with NewsWest 9 in Midland kept him off the air at CBS7 in Odessa.

  • Distemper outbreak reported

    Distemper outbreak reported

    Odessa Animal Control was recently notified by a rescue group that some of its dogs that were rescued, contracted distemper. 

  • Friday, October 23, 2020
  • Odessa woman dies after two-vehicle collision

    Odessa woman dies after two-vehicle collision

    A 26-year-old Odessa woman has died following a major collision that occurred Thursday evening in central Odessa.

  • Wednesday, March 16, 2011
  • (HNS) Hobbs man pleads 'no contest' in killing 11-year-old

    (HNS) Hobbs man pleads 'no contest' in killing 11-year-old

    The more than four-year-long legal saga surrounding the death of an 11-year-old Hobbs boy came to an “unusual but appropriate” end Monday, defense attorney Barry Crutchfield said.

  • Tuesday, October 20, 2020
  • ECISD to pilot SpaceX internet

    ECISD to pilot SpaceX internet

    Ector County ISD on Tuesday became the first school district in the nation to partner with SpaceX to provide broadband service to families with poor or no internet access.

  • Monday, October 19, 2020
  • ECTOR COUNTY FELONY INDICTMENTS: October 19

    ECTOR COUNTY FELONY INDICTMENTS: October 19

    The following is a list of felony indictments by an Ector County grand jury on July 20, 27, Sept. 14 and Sept. 29. The list does not include those who have yet to be arrested.

  • Police searching for teenager involved fatal shooting

    Police searching for teenager involved fatal shooting

    The Odessa Police Department is looking for a teenager who was arrested last week in connection to a fatal shooting that happened in September in North Odessa.

  • Tuesday, October 20, 2020
  • Board hears COVID concerns

    Board hears COVID concerns

    Teachers and counselors expressed concern to Ector County ISD board members about the timeliness of being notified of COVID-19 cases, classrooms with too many students, the risk of being around younger students with no masks and other items.

  • Sunday, October 18, 2020
  • OPT program lifts clerk to teacher

    OPT program lifts clerk to teacher

    Brenda Rangel never thought she could be a teacher, but she has fulfilled a dream through the Odessa Pathway to Teaching program.

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Odessa American

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John's Corner

John's Corner

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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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Basin Podiatry

Basin Podiatry

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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!

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