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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 $144,900 which is roughly $69/per square foot. More Amarillo information.

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Local news for Amarillo, TX continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

8 min ago | Amarillo.com

TxDOT announces Buffalo Stadium Road bridge detours

Detours are in place as Buffalo Stadium Road bridge over US Highway 87 remains closed through the fall, according to a TxDOT news release.

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4 hrs ago | MyHighPlains.com

Will WT Expansion Create Parking Problem Downtown?

The streets of Amarillo may get a little crowded in the near future. With West Texas A&M University expanding their downtown campus, parking may become a commodity.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Amarillo.com

Barn busters: Crew demolishing landmark restaurant building

Karen Smith Welch / Amarillo Globe-News Larry Capps, center, of Dallas Demolition tears into the Country Barn Steakhouse on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, with an excavator while Antonio Zepan, left, sprays water to prevent hot spots.

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MyHighPlains.com

Amarillo Police Investigate Afternoon Bank Robbery at Wells Fargo on Georgia

The suspect did hand a note to the teller demanding money and implied that he had a weapon.

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KVII-TV Amarillo

Amarillo hosts AQHA's World Championship Show

Approximately 600 exhibitors, 50-year-old or older, are competing this week in the ADEQUAN Select AQHA World Championship Show.

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KVII-TV Amarillo

Zoo seeks Boo Crew volunteers

It's time again for Amarillo Zoo's annual Halloween event, and the Zoo wants YOU to be part of the BOO Crew volunteer corps.

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MyHighPlains.com

Amarillo Police Arrest Woman in Stolen Vehicle on Drug Charges

Tuesday morning, Amarillo Police pulled over a vehicle that matched a description of a stolen vehicle in the 1300 block of N Johnson and detained 34-year-old Stephanie Janelle Betancourt.

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Meat Market Update | Last-Minute Holiday Weekend Buying Boosts Total Beef Sales

Ed Czerwien, USDA Market News reporter in Amarillo, TX, provides us with the latest outlook on boxed beef prices and the weekly cattle trade.

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Amarillo.com

APD: Man arrested after threatening store employees with baseball bat

Amarillo police arrested a man Monday night on an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge after he threatened jewelry store employees with a baseball bat, authorities said.

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Amarillo.com

Seliger announces town hall meetings

For the next two months, state Sen. Kel Seliger will host his annual town hall meetings throughout Senate District 31 and his first stops in the Texas Panhandle will be in Oldham, Hartley and Dallam counties next week.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

MyHighPlains.com

Amarillo to Crack Down on Payday Loan Industry

The city of Amarillo plans to crack down on payday lenders. The city council Tuesday held the first of two public hearings on the matter.

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MyHighPlains.com

Safe Driving in Amarillo

Some Amarillo drivers are getting recognized for good driving, at least according to the annual Allstate America's Best Drivers Report.

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Amarillo.com

Tax hike, budgets highlight Amarillo City Council meeting

Amarillo City Council members mostly dealt with money matters Tuesday after there were no comments during two public hearings, but they hit a speed bump when a language barrier stopped a condemnation hearing.

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MyHighPlains.com

Water Main Break Repairs Underway in NW Amarillo

City of Amarillo Utility Department continues to repair a water main break that occurred Monday morning on 8th Avenue between S. Milam and S. Austin, just west of the 8th Avenue Overpass.

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KVII-TV Amarillo

Man enters plea for 2012 robbery where 1 was injured, 1 killed

Today, Tony Spangler, 23, entered a plea of guilty to a charge of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon and received a sentence of 28 years in TDCJ Today, Tony Spangler, 23, entered a plea of guilty to a charge of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon and received a sentence of 28 years in TDCJ.

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Amarillo.com

Rain expected throughout week

Many areas across the Texas Panhandle received rain overnight and chances for precipitation are expected to continue into the weekend.

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Amarillo.com

2 arrested after burglary in SE Amarillo

Two men were arrested on burglary charges after an early morning residence break-in Saturday, Amarillo police said in a news release Tuesday.

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Chris Wayne

Chris Wayne grew up in Canyon TX, and has been around a radio station ever since he could walk.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Amarillo.com

Editorial: Speak up on payday loans

This is a basic example, but it fits - speed limits do not stop each and every lead-footed motorist on our roadways, but there aren't many drivers who would want to turn our city streets into Amarillo's version of the Autobahn.

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Amarillo.com

First day, new start: Experiences wide ranging as school begins

Jeb Grammer, 5, left, says goodbye to his tearful mother, Claire Grammer, center, and Grace Grammer, 3, as he is dropped off at St. Andrew's Episcopal School.

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