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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 | 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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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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Wed Jul 09, 2014

MyHighPlains.com

Agrilife Extension Begins Farm Program Educational Effort In The High Plains

"The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is providing an extensive farm bill educational effort in upcoming months," said agency experts in Amarillo.

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MyHighPlains.com

Four Amarillo

Four churches are coming together for those in need in Downtown Amarillo. The First Baptist, Polk Street Methodist, First Presbyterian, and Central Church of Christ have been working several projects all week long, but they say they have much more to do.

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Amarillo.com

Teen arrested, charged with criminal trespass

Amarillo Police Department officers arrested a man Wednesday morning on a criminal trespass charge and recovered items stolen in auto burglaries, Cpl.

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KVII-TV Amarillo

Two caught prowling in Amarillo neighborhood, stolen items recovered

Two male suspects were apprehended after being seen prowling an Amarillo neighborhood in the early morning hours of July 9. At 2:18 a.m. on July 9, Amarillo police officers were dispatched to the 2100 block of SE 38th on someone prowling in the area.

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KVII-TV Amarillo

Semi-truck driver killed in rollover this morning

At 4:20 a.m. on June 9, just west of Umbarger on Highway 60 a semi-truck rolled over, killing the driver.

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The Motley Fool

Siemens Blows Away the Competition in the Americas, But Does It Matter?

With the commissioning of the 38th wind turbine at the South Kent wind farm in Ontario, Siemens has surpassed 10 GW of installed wind capacity in the Americas.

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MyHighPlains.com

Officials Release Cause Town Square Village Fire

The Amarillo Fire Department and the Fire Marshal's office have released new information in teh Town Square Village fire.

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MyHighPlains.com

Wing Wars Invites Teams to Sign Up

Wing Wars is Saturday, October 18 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event benefits the Amarillo Montessori Academy and proceeds from Wing Wars will go towards building a gymnasium.

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Amarillo.com

Animal Control changes name, procedures

The city of Amarillo has a new name and new objectives for its animal control department after controversy arose surrounding the department's euthanasia practices, according to a city news release issued Tuesday.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Amarillo.com

Amarillo creates 'one-stop shop' for developers

Amarillo City Council members heard reports at their Tuesday meeting on how the city is changing its approach to overseeing development and the impact of recent rains on water usage.

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Amarillo.com

Expert: New Carson wind farm could cost $422 million

Two international powerhouses announced Tuesday they are teaming to build a wind farm in Carson County that could cost up to $422 million.

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MyHighPlains.com

Give Your Kids a Leg Up: Turn Trash to Treasure

Turn that trash into something beautiful and useful! This fun activity boosts creativity for children.

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Xcel Donates $8,000 to Buckner Family Place to Support Single Parent Families

Xcel Energy committed to supporting single parent families served by Buckner Family Place Amarillo with a gift totaling $8,000.

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Amarillo.com

Firefighters monitor smoldering Town Square fire

A fire at the Town Square Village Apartments construction site Monday evening devastated one nearly completed building of the planned complex.

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Amarillo.com

APD: Fireworks, other incidents result in more than 700 weekend calls

Members of the Amarillo Police Department called this year's Independence Day "extremely busy," with more than 700 calls received for service between 2 p.m. and midnight Saturday.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

MyHighPlains.com

Legal Settlement Reached for Amarillo Strip Club Owner

The lawsuit named Beavers Gentlemen's Club, cheetahs and Babes Gentlemen's Club, and Amarillo businessman Behrooz Sadigh-Pour as defendants.

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KVII-TV Amarillo

Medicating War with Marijuana, Part One

Reports show that 30% of veterans are diagnosed with PTSD. The psychiatric condition, also known as post-traumatic stress disorder, causes people to relive nightmares, have flashbacks, have difficulty sleeping, and feel detached or estranged from people after experiencing or witnessing a life threatening event.

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Large Fire in SW Amarillo

We have reports that Town Square Village is burning in SW Amarillo. Fire crews are at the scene.

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