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Just Don't Call It A Boom Where "Everybody" Is In The Oil Business

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The politicians say it's the number one issue: jobs. In West Texas, a familiar industry is bring back a boom-town feel. Our StateImpact reporter Dave Fehling spent a day in Midland where there are a lot of jobs, as long as the oil keeps flowing.

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Dave Fehling

Energy & Environment Reporter for StateImpact

Dave Fehling is KUHF's Energy and Environment Reporter. His reporting is a part of StateImpact, a collaboration with KUT in Austin and NPR...