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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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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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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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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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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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Amarillo.com

Police find large rolls of carpet dropped in city roadways

TV stars walked the red carpet tonight at the 66th-annual Primetime Emmy Awards, but that probably had nothing to do with the large rolls of wrapped carpet dropped along the Interstate 40 underpass at Ross Street and at the intersection of Canyon Drive and Hollywood Road.

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APD: Man arrested on drug, car theft charges

Amarillo Police Department Community Oriented Policing and Problem Solving unit officers arrested a man on narcotics charges and outstanding warrants Friday afternoon in east Amarillo.

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Teacher of the Year finalist surprised with parade

Sean Steffen / Amarillo Globe-News Palo Duro English teacher Shanna Peeples is carried through a hallway lined with students and staff during a surprise celebration at the school on Monday, August 25, 2014 while being honored for her selection as a state finalist for Secondary Teacher of the Year.

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KVII-TV Amarillo

Amarillo Special Crimes Unit asking residents for help finding 4 year missing person

The Amarillo Special Crimes Unit is asking residents for help in finding Randall County resident Mark Burkett Jr. who has been missing for four years.

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Hospice Care of the Southwest Heads to Pampa

New Location for Monthly Grief Group for Men - second Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m. The next meeting will be on September 9 For men grieving the death of their spouse.

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Amarillo.com

Police ID men involved in motorcycle wreck, fire

Authorities identified the men involved in a traffic accident Sunday that sparked a vehicle fire and sent a motorcyclist to a local hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries.

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Amarillo.com

One transported to hospital in Coulter wreck

About 12:20 p.m., Amarillo police said a gray Chevy Silverado pickup was stopped in traffic traveling south under the overpass at Interstate 40 and South Coulter Street.

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Karen Smith Welch / Amarillo Globe-News A worker from Atkinson & Associates Builders, based in Edna, guides his demolition excavator Monday in tearing apart the former Sava! Italiano building.

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