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Five things you need to know today, Sept. 18

September 18, 2018

Take a look at the news in and around Odessa on Tuesday, Sept. 18. Find complete local news coverage in the Odessa American every day, online at oaoa.com and our daily E-Edition at myoaoa.com.

1. Every month, more and more people are coming to Odessa for work, meaning more and more people are looking for places to live. This has shown through the amount of Odessa homes that have been sold this year.

2. An affidavit details West Odessa Volunteer Fire Department Chief Sean Dixon and treasurer Stacie DeMoss Proctor were arrested after an investigation by the Texas Rangers.

3. No Ector County residents showed up to speak for or against the Ector County Hospital District’s proposed ad valorem tax rate during a public hearing Monday.

4. As a way to learn how businesses work, work as a team and acquire communication skills, AVID students at Wilson & Young Medal of Honor Middle School are organizing a stand for Lemonade Day on Saturday.

5. IN SPORTS: One big key to the Iraan Braves’ success has been its running game, which has been spearheaded by senior Mario De Luna.

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