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Taurid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight!

Just a reminder if you are a skywatcher, the Taurid meteor shower peaks TONIGHT!  

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78-Foot Norway Spruce Becomes 2015’s Rockefeller Center Tree

Hundreds of onlookers and a media horde descended on Albert Asendorf's front yard in Gardiner, N.Y. Wednesday morning to watch his 80-year-old, 10-ton tree come down.

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Category: Articles, Local News
City of Midland Texas, YouTube
City of Midland Texas, YouTube

Make Plans Now To Have ‘Coffee With A Cop’ This Thursday!

Did you know you can have a conversation with the police that doesn’t involve you getting a ticket for speeding? The Midland Police Department is looking to do just that with their 'Coffee with a Cop' program.

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Check Out What’s Happening in November on ‘Monthly Shorts’! – [VIDEO]

October is behind us and now we're getting ready for Christmas – uhh…I mean, November! It’s a great month to reflect on everything you’re thankful for and the fact that everything comes in pumpkin spice latte flavor!

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Help Support the Military Families of the Permian Basin

Veterans Day is just around the corner and that has all of us here at 97.9 LITE FM wanting to show our support for our men and women in uniform.

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Terminally Ill Texas Man Sees ‘The Force Awakens’ Early [UPDATED]

(Update: November 5, 2015)

According to Daniel's wife's Facebook page, Daniel got to see "Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens," so that mean #FORCEFORDANIEL was a success...

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Help Us Thank Local Military Families With a Donation to Townsquare Cares

We here at 97.9 LITE FM want to say thank you to our enlisted men and women, and their families, in Midland/Odessa who sacrifice so much for all of us all year long...

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Spencer Goes ‘Over The Edge’ for the Boy Scouts! – [VIDEO]

Wednesday Spencer went over the side of a building in Downtown Midland. Here's the reason why!

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Buffalo Trail Council Boy Scouts, Facebook
Buffalo Trail Council Boy Scouts, Facebook

Get Ready to Go ‘Over The Edge’ TODAY! – [VIDEO]

Attention adrenaline junkies, fear conquerors, and peak baggers: TODAY IS THE DAY to sign up  for this unique rappelling event to raise money for a great cause - the Boy Scouts of West Texas.

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Zach Hougland
Local 12 via YouTube

Eastern Iowa High School Athlete Shows Incredible Sportsmanship, But Gets Disqualified for It

An Iowa high school senior wins a race and then sees a member of another team in distress. He does what any of us should... he helps. His reward? A disqualification that seems nothing short of ridiculous.

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Category: Local News, Sports

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