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Five things you need to know today, Oct. 14

Take a look at the news in and around Odessa on Wednesday, Oct. 14 Find complete local news coverage in the Odessa American every day, online at oaoa.com and our daily E-Edition at myoaoa.com.

1. A 33-year-old man was shot to death after visiting a friend in West Odessa, but no arrests have been made as the Ector County Sheriff’s Office investigates the shooting.


2. The Odessa City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to annex roughly 280 acres of industrial land in the southeast portion of the city, the first of two votes before the city officially absorbs the land on Jan. 1.


3. The proposed guaranteed maximum price of $7.896 million for a performing arts center at Odessa High School was discussed by Ector County Independent School District board members during a work study session Tuesday evening.


4. Workers of Complex Community Federal Credit Union will fan out Thursday in Odessa and other area cities, performing acts of kindness for mostly random people.


5. IN SPORTS: The fourth-place Permian volleyball team was looking to get a little breathing room over OHS and Midland Lee in the fight for a playoff spot, while the Lady Bronchos were simply trying to get into the win column for the first time in 3-6A play. In the end, it was Permian who was able to fight off the OHS squad and come out on top in four sets, 24-26, 25-12, 28-26, 25-15, at the OHS Fieldhouse Tuesday.

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