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Eboni Graham / Amarillo Globe-News Maxine McCullin, 70, retired member of the Amarillo Senior Citizens Association , left, and Lloyd Carter, 69, semi-retired investor and board member of ASCA, talk about various programs held at ASCA at the interactive open house at Polk Street United Methodist Church Tuesday evening. Hosted by the Blueprint for 21st Century Senior Centers study committee, the group hopes the feedback will help them to evaluate senior centers in Amarillo for improvement in the future.
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For kids, backpacks are a school staple. If they're overloaded or used incorrectly, however, they can cause muscle strain and back pain.
The council approved an ordinance that it has been mulling over for quite some time pertaining to "credit access businesses," which are better known as payday or auto title loan businesses. Such businesses often use exorbitant interest rates that, shall we say, might seem inspired by less than reputable individuals.
On Tuesday, the Amarillo VA Health Care System hosted an open Town Hall meeting for employees, patients, and residents to hear out concerns and talk about improvements. VA Hospital Director Andrew Welch opened up the meeting.
On this edition of Pronews 7 Investigates: We'll give you an inside look at what's at what the Animal Management and Welfare Board plans to do with the information from the shelter assessment. Earlier today, we spoke with Board Members Sunny Hodge-Campbell and Andrea Slater Gulley and they spoke exclusively with Pronews 7 about what they're planning to do with all of these recommendations.
Sean Steffen / Amarillo Globe-News Sage Bledsoe tries to keep his grip as the sheep he rode took a hard left turn Monday, September 16, 2014 during the Mutton Bustin' event at the Bill Cody Arena during the Tri-State Fair & Rodeo. Sean Steffen / Amarillo Globe-News Gracie Braman holds on tight as the sheep she rode takes off across the arena Monday, September 15, 2014 during the Mutton Bustin' event at the Bill Cody Arena during the Tri-State Fair & Rodeo.
Following a community-wide meeting earlier this summer and two public hearings, Amarillo City Council today gave final approval to an ordinance concerning Credit Access Business . The ordinance addresses registration requirements, credit extension guidelines, inspection of records and other pertinent matters related to businesses providing credit lending services, commonly known as payday and auto title lending.
Information released Tuesday from the Bureau of Economic Analysis showed the Amarillo area ranked 86 nationwide for economic growth in 2013 - 11th best in Texas. The Amarillo MSA had a 3.2 percent increase in gross domestic product for 2013 as compared to a 2.8 percent increase in 2012.
Amarillo Symphony Presents: Triumph - Season Tickets Start at $98 - Performing Arts Center - $15 / $30 / $45 - www.amarillosymphony.org - 376-8782 Triumph Premieres September 19 and 20 at the Performing Arts Center. Jacomo Rafael Bairos will be conducting the season opener of the 90th Anniversary Season.
The Lubbock County District Attorney's Office is no longer seeking the death penalty in the capital murder case of Thomas Dixon, according to a spokesperson with the 140th district judge's office. Dixon, 50, is an Amarillo doctor accused in the 2012 murder-for-hire plot against a romantic rival in Lubbock.
Local TV and radio broadcasters in Amarillo, Texas, consider yourselves on notice: the Amarillo Globe-News smells blood in the water and is coming after your business.
Police responded to the second call just under 40 minutes later in the 5300 block of S. Western, this one involving a kidnapping.
The City of Amarillo's Office of Emergency Management and Texas Panhandle Red Cross are reminding residents to pack an emergency kit in case of natural disasters. September is National Preparedness Month, and the Red Cross will hold their "Be Ready" event that will teach residents CPR training, disaster planning, and how to prepare an emergency kit.
Editor's Note: This is a feature in a series profiling some of Amarillo's prominent leaders in the Hispanic community. The Amarillo Globe-News will publish one story each day from Sept.
An Amarillo health official is urging people to take preventative efforts against an uncommon virus that can cause children with asthma to develop severe respiratory illness. Newly appointed Director of Public Health Casie Stoughton said there have been no cases of Enterovirus D68, or EV-D68, in the area during the summer or fall, when people are more likely to be infected with the virus.
A Potter County grand jury indicted a man Thursday on murder charges stemming from a June incident that left a man and his wife dead. Shortly after midnight on June 7, Amarillo police responded to a call at 1216 Jasmine St,, where Phetkeo was found dead from an apparent gunshot wound.
"I believe that when you behave in such an angry way at people that there's a mental illness there," said Cosby in an exclusive interview ahead of his return to Amarillo. "It's a person who can't be trusted to carry out the laws.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 11:54 am
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