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Amarillo, Texas is located in Potter County. Zip codes in Amarillo, TX include 79189, 79174, and 79102. The median home price in Amarillo is $145,000 which is roughly $70/per square foot. More Amarillo information.

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1 hr ago | Amarillo.com

17-year-old killed in July 4th rollover identified

Officials said the driver of a 2000 GMC Jimmy, Ryan Wayne Johnson, 17, was killed after the vehicle rolled and pinned him in the wreckage.

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4 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Texas redistricting fight back in court

Starting Monday, a three-judge panel in the Alamo City will hear the arguments for and against the contentious maps the Texas Legislature approved in 2011.

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5 hrs ago | Amarillo.com

Market Street to host flavorful expo

Visitors to the Amarillo Market Street store this weekend will have an opportunity to taste Texas flavors and see product demonstrations.

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10 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Dotray: Margarita to-go? Yes please.

It's a beer and wine store with a twist. Customers can walk into the store, order a mixed drink or daiquiri like they would at a bar and take it with them.

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14 hrs ago | MyHighPlains.com

DAWGS for Adoption: Gonzo

DAWGS for Adoption - PetCo - Saturday - 1 to 5 p.m. - $75 DAWGS for Adoption - PetsMart - Saturday, 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. - Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. - $75 Gonzo is a maltese mix rescued from Amarillo Animal Control.

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18 hrs ago | MyHighPlains.com

Third Annual "AMA-Con" Tomorrow

The event runs from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Amarillo Civic Center, inside the Heritage Room and North Exhibit Hall.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

MyHighPlains.com

Petition for Alcohol Sales in Amarillo

A dry part of Amarillo may get partially wet this November. An alcohol initiative is closer to making it onto the ballot.

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Amarillo.com

2 indicted on meth, marijuana charges

A federal grand jury has indicted two Amarillo residents on drug-related charges linked to an April Amarillo police raid.

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Amarillo.com

Nancy Tanner creates judicial transition team

The apparent next Potter County judge announced Friday she has formed a transition team to smooth and speed her move into the office Jan. 1. Nancy Tanner, who won the Republican primary and doesn't face a Democrat in the Nov. 4 election, said she wants to start leading as soon as she takes office, so she appointed seven people to the team.

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MyHighPlains.com

Andy Chase Cundiff Live: Amarillo Zoo Jingle

Put your party pants on and join the fun! Come be entertained with the songs of the 70s and 80s by Andy Chase Cundiff and Friends on Friday, July 11th from 7 to 9 p.m.! The Zoo animals will be out on exhibit during this evening to allow our guests to enjoy the music while seeing lions, tigers, monkeys and the other Zoo residents.

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Amarillo.com

Man reindicted on murder charge

About 9:30 p.m. the night of the incident, dispatchers received reports of a possible assault at a house in the 300 block of North Lamar Street, where one person was armed with a baseball bat, Potter-Randall Special Crimes Unit coordinator Lt.

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KVII-TV Amarillo

Amarillo College construction near completion

It cost millions of dollars and seven years later construction associated with Amarillo College's bond is close to completion.

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MyHighPlains.com

The Discovery Center's Barking Dog

Do you have what it takes to become the next American Idol? American Idol will be at the Discovery Center on July 17th! The DHDC will host the American Idol Regional auditions in Amarillo on July 17th from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. They w Join DHDC for an open, come-and-go chess tournament from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. The event is for all ages.

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KVII-TV Amarillo

Pronews 7 Investigates: Moving Forward at the Amarillo VA

Right now, the national VA hospital scandal continues to rock VA hospitals around the country.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Amarillo.com

DPS chopper aids police in fighting crime

Amarillo police are using a high-tech eye in the sky capable of everything from surveying storm damage to being the first unit on a crime scene or looking for missing persons using infrared devices.

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KVII-TV Amarillo

AISD's Rod Schroder named Superintendent of the Year

The man in charge of the Panhandle's largest school district has been named Superintendent of the Year.

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KVII-TV Amarillo

Gas Prices: Amarillo has cheapest gas in Texas

AAA Texas on Thursday reported that compares to the nationwide price at the pump of $3.64 per gallon, which is down 3 cents from a week ago.

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MyHighPlains.com

Amarillo Police Arrest Two on Multiple Charges

The driver, 27-year-old Christopher Allen Smith, did not have a valid driver's license and was not the vehicle's owner.

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MyHighPlains.com

July 10, Morning Forecast

Good Thursday morning! Thanks for checking us out at myhighplains.com! Thursday will be a typical day here in Amarillo: hot, dry, and windy with mostly clear skies.

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Amarillo.com

Locals protest ruling concealing chemical sites

Teachers and some Amarillo residents are raising concerns about a recent opinion issued by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott's office that allows a state agency to withhold information about where chemical storage facilities are located and where hazardous chemicals are stored.

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