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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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City of Midland News Release
Posted on: February 20, 2024

SWAT helps MPD make Monday night arrest

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MPD: SWAT HELPS IN ARREST, EVIDENCE COLLECTION

(February 20, 2024)

MIDLAND, TEXAS -- On Monday, Feb. 20, 2024, around 8:30 p.m., Midland SWAT was called out to the 4400 block of Lanham Street in reference to an assault.

Midland Police reported that the subje...

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City of Midland News Release
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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City of Midland News Release
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. 

The financial advice website...

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City of Midland News Release
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.

Below is the schedule for Solid Waste...

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City of Midland News Release
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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City of Midland News Release
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Traffic Alert from the City of Midland

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Golf Course Rd. Street Closure

Beginning Tuesday, February 13, 2024, through Tuesday, February 27, 2024, Golf Course Rd. from Big Spring to Main Street will be closed for utility improvements. Traffic will be detoured through the following s...

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City of Midland News Release
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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City of Midland News Release
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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City of Midland News Release
Posted on: February 7, 2024

City of Midland: Second Water Main Break in Central Midland

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CITY OF MIDLAND CREWS REPAIRING A SECOND WATER MAIN BREAK IN CENTRAL MIDLAND

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Midland, TX - Crews with the City of Midland are working on a second water main break in central Midland.

The water break...

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City of Midland News Release
Posted on: February 7, 2024 | Last Modified on: February 3, 2014

City of Midland: Water Main Break in Central Midland

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CITY OF MIDLAND CREWS REPAIRING A WATER MAIN BREAK IN CENTRAL MIDLAND

February 7, 2024

Midland, TX - Crews with the City of Midland are working on a water main break in central Midland.

The water break occurred at the 2000 block of Nor...

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City of Midland News Release
Posted on: February 5, 2024 | Last Modified on: February 3, 2014

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.

The financial...

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City of Midland News Release
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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City of Midland News Release
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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City of Midland News Release
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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City of Midland News Release
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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City of Midland News Release
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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City of Midland News Release
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.

The church development, in the...

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City of Midland News Release
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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City of Midland News Release
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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City of Midland News Release
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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City of Midland News Release
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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City of Midland News Release
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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City of Midland News Release
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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City of Midland News Release
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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City of Midland News Release
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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City of Midland News Release
Posted on: January 23, 2024

MIDLAND FIRE DEPARTMENT RESPONDS TO A FIRE IN CENTRAL MIDLAND

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MIDLAND FIRE DEPARTMENT RESPONDS TO A FIRE IN CENTRAL MIDLAND 

(January 23, 2024)

MIDLAND, TEXAS -- On Tuesday, January 23, 2024, at approximately 5:16 a.m., crews with the Midland Fire Department responded to a structure fir...

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City of Midland News Release
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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City of Midland News Release
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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City of Midland News Release
Posted on: January 22, 2024

CITY OF MIDLAND CREWS REPAIRING TWO WATER MAIN BREAKS

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 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CITY OF MIDLAND CREWS REPAIRING TWO WATER MAIN BREAKS 

January 22, 2024 

Midland, TX - Crews with the City of Midland are working on two water main breaks. 

One occurred at the 3200 block of Haynes ...

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City of Midland News Release
Posted on: January 17, 2024

CITY: MIDLAND COLLEGE LEADERS VOTE TO JOIN DOWNTOWN IMPROVEMENT EFFORT

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CITY: MIDLAND COLLEGE LEADERS VOTE TO JOIN DOWNTOWN IMPROVEMENT EFFORT

January 17, 2024 

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City of Midland News Release
Posted on: January 16, 2024

UPDATE: Local Alert from the City of Midland

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UPDATE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CITY OF MIDLAND CREWS REPAIRING FOUR WATER MAIN BREAKS.

January 16, 2024

UPDATE: Water has been restored at all four locations and the breaks have been repaired.

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City of Midland News Release
Posted on: January 12, 2024

THE SALVATION ARMY WARMING STATION IN MIDLAND

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THE SALVATION ARMY TO OPEN WARMING STATION IN MIDLAND

(January 12, 2024)

MIDLAND, TEXAS -- The City of Midland wants residents to know that The Salvation Army in Midland is working to help those experiencing homelessness and provide a warm, safe place to ge...

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City of Midland News Release
Posted on: January 11, 2024

NEGRO BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL WOMEN'S CLUB TO HOST MLK CELEBRATION ON MONDAY

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NEGRO BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL WOMEN'S CLUB TO HOST MLK CELEBRATION ON MONDAY

(January 11, 2024) 

MIDLAND, TEXAS -- The City of Midland wants to remind residents of the “I Have a Dream” Martin Luther King Jr. Celebra...

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City of Midland News Release
Posted on: January 11, 2024

CITY OF MIDLAND: PREPARE FOR THE ARCTIC FRONT

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CITY OF MIDLAND: PREPARE FOR THE ARCTIC FRONT

(January 11, 2024)

The City of Midland warns residents to be prepared for the coldest temperatures of the new year.

The National Weather Service in Midland reported Thursday, January 11, 2024, that an Arctic fron...

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City of Midland News Release
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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City of Midland News Release
Posted on: January 10, 2024

CITY TO REPLACE ASPHALT ON NORTH "A" STREET

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CITY TO REPLACE ASPHALT ON NORTH "A" STREET

January 10, 2024

The City of Midland will begin a two-week construction effort scheduled for Thursday, January 11, 2024, to replace asphalt on “A” Street between Wadley Avenue and ...

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City of Midland News Release
Posted on: January 10, 2024

STRETCH OF LORAINE TO BE CLOSED FOR MAINTENANCE

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: STRETCH OF LORAINE TO BE CLOSED FOR MAINTENANCE

January 10, 2024

City of Midland Traffic Operations will close a stretch of Loraine Street from Tennessee Avenue to Michigan Avenue from January 12, 2024, to February 12, 2024.

There will...

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City of Midland News Release
Posted on: January 8, 2024

MIDLAND FIRE DEPARTMENT OFFICIALS RESPOND TO PAIR OF FIRES

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MIDLAND FIRE DEPARTMENT OFFICIALS RESPOND TO PAIR OF FIRES

January 8, 2024

The Midland Fire Department responded to a pair of fires on Saturday, January 6, 2024, and Sunday, Jan. 7, 2024.

The first one took place around 9 p.m. Saturday around the intersectio...

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City of Midland News Release
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.
The B...
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City of Midland News Release
Posted on: December 15, 2023

Water Contaminant Level Warning

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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has notified the City of Midland Water Purification Plant public water system that the drinking water being supplied to customers had exceeded the Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) for arsenic. T...

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City of Midland News Release
Posted on: December 15, 2023

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Midland International Air & Space Port Welcomes Delta Air Lines with Three Daily Flights to Austin, Expanding Connectivity for Midland, Texas

 December 15, 2023

Midland, TX- The City of Midland proudly announces ...

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