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Five things you need to know today, Oct. 2

October 3, 2018

Take a look at the news in and around Odessa on Tuesday, Oct. 2. Find complete local news coverage in the Odessa American every day, online at oaoa.com and our daily E-Edition at myoaoa.com.

1. Ector County has helped Texas set a voter registration record this election cycle. Amanda Snyder, Ector County Elections Office bilingual coordinator, said as of Sept. 26, Ector County had 75,968 registered voters. She anticipates that number to grow as the elections office staff enters new applicant information up until the Oct. 9 deadline.

2. Project Lead the Way and PICK Education got an infusion of funds Monday from Chevron.

3. Police arrested a woman Saturday after she reportedly exposed herself to a group of children while publicly intoxicated.

4. A wanted fugitive was arrested near El Paso last week and placed in the Ector County jail Saturday after he reportedly assaulted and super glued shut the eyes and mouth of his 1-year-old daughter.

5. IN SPORTS: The future is bright for Greenwood sophomore running back Trey Cross. For his efforts, Cross has been selected as the Permian Basin’s Player of the Week.

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