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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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19 min ago | 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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19 min ago | 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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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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20 hrs ago | 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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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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