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Posted on: February 20, 2024

City: Airports receiving funding for improvements

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CITY: AIRPORTS RECEIVES FOR $2.8M FOR IMPROVEMENTS 

(February 20, 2024)

MIDLAND, TEXAS -- The City of Midland will receive $2.8 million in federal grant money to help modernize the terminal at Midland International Air & Space Port. 

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Posted on: February 20, 2024

Midland Police join FBI on drug seizure

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MPD PATROL, K9 UNITS PART OF NARCOTICS SEIZURE

(February 20, 2024)

MIDLAND, TEXAS -- The Midland Police Department's Directed Patrol and K9 units joined forces with the FBI, leading to a significant seizure of narcotics last week.

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Posted on: February 19, 2024

Midland Fire Department responds to apartment fire

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MIDLAND FIREFIGHTERS TAKE CARE OF APARTMENT BLAZE IN NE MIDLAND

(February 19, 2024) 

MIDLAND, TEXAS -- On Monday, February 19, 2024, at approximately 12:33 a.m. the Midland Fire Department responded to a structure fire at the 1200 block E. Wadley A...

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Posted on: February 15, 2024

City on record pace at airport

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CITY: PASSENGERS AT MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL AIR & SPACE PORT AHEAD OF RECORD PACE

(February 16, 2024)

MIDLAND, TEXAS  -- The number of people flying out of Midland International Air & Space Port has increased by more than 10% through the firs...

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Posted on: February 14, 2024

How Midland ranks for remote workers

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Study: Midland ranks near bottom in U.S. for remote workers 

(February 15, 2024)

MIDLAND, TEXAS -- Midland ranked 327th of 344 cities across the nation for people working from home, according to SmartAsset.com. 

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Posted on: February 14, 2024

City of Midland: Solid Waste Schedule in observance of Presidents' Day

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SOLID WASTE SCHEDULE IN OBSERVANCE OF PRESIDENTS' DAY

February 14, 2024

Midland, TX - City of Midland offices will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2024, in observance of Presidents' Day.

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Posted on: February 13, 2024

MPD: Police help in recovery of $90K in property

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MIDLAND POLICE HELP RECOVER AROUND $90K IN STOLEN PROPERTY 

(February 13, 2024)

MIDLAND, TEXAS -- Midland police reported helping in the recovery of around $90,000 worth of property stolen from businesses in north central Midland.

Detectives with th...

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Posted on: February 12, 2024

Midland among leaders in employment gains

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MIDLAND MSA AMONG U.S. LEADERS IN EMPLOYMENT GAINS

 

Midland again posted one of the highest percentages for employment growth during the month of December, according to a Bureau of Labor Statistics report this week. 

The BLS reported an&am...

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Posted on: February 10, 2024

MPD: Shots fired in southwest Midland

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MPD: 18-YEAR-OLD INJURED AFTER SHOTS FIRED IN SW MIDLAND

 

(February 10, 2024)

MIDLAND, TEXAS -- Around 4:03 a.m. Saturday, February 10, 2024, Midland Police Department officers responded to shots fired on a vehicle in southwest Midland. 

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Posted on: February 9, 2024 | Last Modified on: October 1, 2022

MPD: HIT-AND-RUN SUSPECT FACES NEW CHARGE

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MPD: HIT-AND-RUN SUSPECT FACES NEW CHARGE

(February 9, 2024)

MIDLAND, TEXAS -- The Midland Police Department reported Friday (February 9, 2024) that the driver involved in a hit-and-run Thursday in southeast Midland will face a new charge.

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Posted on: February 9, 2024

MIDLAND POLICE DEPARTMENT: DRIVER COLLIDES WITH MOTORCYCLIST NEAR AIRPORT

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MIDLAND POLICE DEPARTMENT: DRIVER COLLIDES WITH MOTORCYCLIST NEAR AIRPORT

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MIDLAND, TEXAS -- On Thursday, February 8, 2024, at approximately 6:55 pm, officers with the Midland Police Department responded to an accident involving a motorcy...

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Posted on: February 9, 2024

UPDATE: MIDLAND POLICE DETAINS DRIVER AFTER HIT-AND-RUN KILLS JUVENILE

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UPDATE: MIDLAND POLICE DETAINS DRIVER AFTER HIT-AND-RUN KILLS JUVENILE

(February 9, 2024)

Update: The juvenile hit Thursday afternoon in southeast Midland has passed away. Next of kin has been notified. 

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Posted on: February 8, 2024

COUNCIL TO VOTE ON SPECIAL ELECTION DATE ON FEB. 13

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COUNCIL TO VOTE ON SPECIAL ELECTION DATE ON FEB. 13 

(February 8, 2024)

MIDLAND, TEXAS -- The Midland City Council will vote on Tuesday (February 13, 2024) to call for a special election on May 4, 2024, to fill the vacant at-large seat on the Midla...

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Posted on: February 8, 2024

CITY OF MIDLAND REPORTS RECORD SALES TAX COLLECTION

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CITY OF MIDLAND REPORTS RECORD SALES TAX COLLECTION

(February 8, 2024)

MIDLAND, TEXAS -- The City of Midland reported receiving a record sales tax collection for any month.

The City showed a collection of $6,693,675 this month to beat the collection from Feb...

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Posted on: February 5, 2024 | Last Modified on: October 1, 2022

STUDY: MIDLAND RANKS 3RD IN TEXAS IN ADDITION OF HIGH-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS

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STUDY: MIDLAND RANKS 3RD IN TEXAS IN ADDITION OF HIGH-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS

(February 5, 2024)

MIDLAND, TEXAS -- Midland ranked third in the state of Texas in the addition of high-income households in 2022, according to a study from SmartAsset.com.

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Posted on: February 5, 2024

INFORMATION ON CORRALES' SERVICE; CITY HALL TO CLOSE

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INFORMATION ON CORRALES' SERVICE; CITY HALL TO CLOSE

 (February 5, 2024)

MIDLAND, TEXAS -- The following is information regarding visitation and services for Dan Corrales, Midland’s at-large city councilman who passed away last w...

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Posted on: February 5, 2024

MPD: VEHICLE STRIKES PEDESTRIAN IN CENTRAL MIDLAND

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MPD: VEHICLE STRIKES PEDESTRIAN IN CENTRAL MIDLAND

 

(February 5, 2024)

MIDLAND, TEXAS -- A 51-year-old man died following a vehicle collision with a pedestrian on Saturday (February 3, 2024), according to Midland police.

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Posted on: February 4, 2024 | Last Modified on: October 1, 2022

MPD RETURNS MISSING TEENAGER TO HER PARENTS

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MPD RETURNS MISSING TEENAGER TO HER PARENTS

(February 4, 2024)

The Midland Police Department returned 16-year-old Kealey Erin Long to her parents on Saturday night.

MPD reported officers located the Midland High student in Midland. The work of the police dep...

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Posted on: February 3, 2024 | Last Modified on: October 1, 2022

MPD: MAN's DEATH DETERMINED TO BE CASE OF SELF-DEFENSE

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MPD: MAN's DEATH DETERMINED TO BE CASE OF SELF-DEFENSE

(February 3, 2024)

MIDLAND, TEXAS -- The Midland Police Department reported that a man died early Saturday (February 3, 2024) in north Midland as a result of self-defense.

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Posted on: February 1, 2024

GOV. ABBOTT TO ALLOW FOR FLAGS TO BE LOWERED TO HONOR CORRALES

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GOV. ABBOTT TO ALLOW FOR FLAGS TO BE LOWERED TO HONOR CORRALES

(February 1, 2024)

MIDLAND, TEXAS -- The City of Midland announced that Texas Governor Greg Abbott authorized the flags of the State of Texas and the United States of America be lowered to the h...

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Posted on: February 1, 2024

CITY OF MIDLAND: VOTERS WILL DECIDE CORRALES’ REPLACEMENT

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CITY OF MIDLAND: VOTERS WILL DECIDE CORRALES’ REPLACEMENT

(February 1, 2024)

MIDLAND, TEXAS -- The following are things to know about the City of Midland’s efforts to fill the vacant seat on the Midland City Council.

  1. The person who will f...
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Posted on: January 31, 2024

EZ-RIDER BUS SYSTEM SHOWS GROWTH IN MIDLAND IN DECEMBER

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EZ-RIDER BUS SYSTEM SHOWS GROWTH IN MIDLAND IN DECEMBER

(January 31, 2024)

MIDLAND, TEXAS -- The number of passengers using the EZ-Rider bus system in Midland in December easily topped year-over-year numbers and easily surpassed the number of riders in Odes...

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Posted on: January 30, 2024

COUNCILMAN CORRALES PASSES AWAY AT AGE 45

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COUNCILMAN CORRALES PASSES AWAY AT AGE 45

(January 30, 2024)

MIDLAND, TEXAS -- At-large City Councilman Dan Corrales has passed away.

Corrales, an attorney, father, husband and veteran, had served on the Midland City Council since January 2022, and had recen...

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Posted on: January 29, 2024

WHAT'S THAT ... IN NORTHEAST MIDLAND?

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WHAT'S THAT ... IN NORTHEAST MIDLAND?

 

(January 29, 2024)

The City of Midland is reporting that the development taking place in northeast Midland (immediately to the west of Hogan Park) will be the new Redeemer Church.

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Posted on: January 29, 2024

MIDLAND ANIMAL SERVICES CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC FOR TRAINING

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MIDLAND ANIMAL SERVICES CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC FOR TRAINING

(January 29, 2024)

MIDLAND, TEXAS -- The City of Midland Animal Services will be closed on Thursday, February 1, 2024,  to allow staff members to participate in mandatory training to enhance...

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Posted on: January 26, 2024

CITY CELEBRATES $150,000 DONATION FROM SLB FOR PARKS

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CITY CELEBRATES $150,000 DONATION FROM SLB FOR PARKS

(January 26, 2024)

MIDLAND, TEXAS -- The City of Midland is celebrating the donation of $150,000 from Schlumberger Limited (SLB) for the construction and installation of playground equipment, solar lighti...

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Posted on: January 25, 2024

MPD ADDRESSES PROPER USE OF ‘CHILDREN AT PLAY’ SIGNS

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MPD ADDRESSES PROPER USE OF ‘CHILDREN AT PLAY’ SIGNS

 

(JANUARY 25, 2024)

The City of Midland and Midland Police Department want motorists to be cautious driving through neighborhoods and want Midlanders to...

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Posted on: January 25, 2024

MPD: DOWNTOWN PARKING ENFORCEMENT EFFORTS TAKING PLACE

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MPD: DOWNTOWN PARKING ENFORCEMENT EFFORTS TAKING PLACE

 

(January 25, 2024)

The City of Midland and the Midland Police Department want to remind residents that downtown parking enforcement efforts are taking place.

Those efforts include the citing an...

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Posted on: January 24, 2024

EMPLOYED WORKFORCE INSIDE MIDLAND MSA INCREASES BY 3.6%

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: EMPLOYED WORKFORCE INSIDE MIDLAND MSA INCREASES BY 3.6%

(January 24, 2024)

The number of employed people in the Midland metropolitan statistical area increased by 3.6% in December (compared to December 2022), according to the Texas Wo...

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Posted on: January 24, 2024

DRIVER INVOLVED IN COLLISION WITH WASTE CONTAINER

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DRIVER INVOLVED IN COLLISION WITH WASTE CONTAINER

(January 24, 2024)

On Wednesday, January 24, 2024, at approximately 2 a.m., the Midland Fire Department and Midland Police Department officials responded to an accident in the 4600 blo...

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Posted on: January 5, 2024

Midland MSA Leads Texas in employment growth again

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MIDLAND MSA LEADS TEXAS IN EMPLOYMENT GROWTH AGAIN 

January 4, 2024

The Midland metropolitan statistical area (MSA) again led the state employment growth during the month of November, according to a Bureau of Labor Statistics report this week.
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Posted on: January 10, 2024

IDEMIA TO HOST TSA PRECHECK ENROLLMENT EVENT AT MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL AIR & SPACE PORT

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IDEMIA TO HOST TSA PRECHECK ENROLLMENT EVENT AT MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL AIR & SPACE PORT 

January 10, 2024

MIDLAND, TX -- IDEMIA will host a Pop-Up TSA PreCheck enrollment event from Monday, February 5, 2024, to Friday, February 9, 2024, at Midla...

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Posted on: January 22, 2024

AIRLINE BOARDINGS IN MIDLAND OFF TO RECORD PACE

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: AIRLINE BOARDINGS IN MIDLAND OFF TO RECORD PACE

January 22, 2024

The number of people flying airlines out of Midland International Air & Space Port ballooned in December by 24.24% compared to a year earlier.

The 61,716 passengers d...

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Posted on: January 22, 2024

ANIMAL SERVICES ANNOUNCES HIRING OF PART-TIME VET

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ANIMAL SERVICES ANNOUNCES HIRING OF PART-TIME VET

January 22, 2024

Midland Animal Services passed on good news as the City of Midland has found a part-time veterinarian. 

Animal Services Director Melissa Griffin-Hobson told me...

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Posted on: January 24, 2024

NONPROFITS COME TOGETHER TO HELP HOMELESS, LOW-INCOME MIDLANDERS

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NONPROFITS COME TOGETHER TO HELP HOMELESS, LOW-INCOME MIDLANDERS

(January 24, 2024)

The Point in Time count will take place on January 25 during a Resource Fair at the Salvation Army, 600 E. Wall St. 

The event provides an opp...

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Posted on: January 23, 2024

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL APPROVES DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT FOR DOWNTOWN HOTEL

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL APPROVES DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT FOR DOWNTOWN HOTEL

(January 23, 2024)

MIDLAND, TEXAS -- The Midland City Council voted on Tuesday (January 23, 2024) to approve the city’s and Midland Development Corporation’s parti...

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