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Five things you need to know today, Oct. 24

October 24, 2017 GMT

Take a look at the news in and around Odessa on Tuesday, Oct. 24. Find complete local news coverage in the Odessa American every day, online at oaoa.com and our daily E-Edition at myoaoa.com.

1. At Home, a big box retailer specializing in home décor, opened its new location in Odessa during the weekend in a tailwind for Music City Mall.

2. The name of a 17-year-old killed in a two-vehicle wreck during the weekend was released by Texas Department of Public Safety on Monday.

3. An Ector County deputy accidentally discharged a firearm around 1:07 p.m. Friday at the Ector County Courthouse Security Office.

4. Ector County Independent School District kicked off Red Ribbon Week in the parking lot of the administration building Monday with a rally that included a city proclamation, Buice Elementary School’s choir, the Permian High School JV Panther Paws and Permian drumline.

5. IN SPORTS: West Texas Homeschool quarterback Braden Cavender has been selected as the Permian Basin Player of the Week for Week Eight.