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Tuesday Apr 15 | Amarillo.com

Harrington House Historic Home plans centennial celebrations

Harrington House HIstoric Home board member Sue Park, a former dean of the Sybil B. Harrington College of Fine Arts and Humanities at West Texas A&M University, discusses Harrington's honorary doctorate degree and regalia, on display in the home's basement.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Texas A&M University, Painting, Arts, Amarillo, TX

Tuesday Apr 15 | Amarillo.com

Amarillo ISD pays $65K to give SATs to all juniors

For the first time, Amarillo Independent School District will cover the cost for all juniors to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test on Wednesday at their four high school campuses.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Education Etc., Texas A&M University

Tuesday Apr 15 | Amarillo.com

AC mass media students win 19 awards

Students in Amarillo College's mass media program won 19 awards and a scholarship at the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association's annual convention in San Antonio on Saturday, while a West Texas A&M University professor the TIPA adviser of the year award.

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Related Topix: Texas, Texas A&M University, Journalism

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Amarillo.com

Fatal Canyon wreck victim was longtime resident, restaurateur

Canyon police identified the man who died Thursday morning near the West Texas A&M University campus as Audrey Wayne Cope, 78, a longtime Canyon restaurant owner.

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Related Topix: Canyon, TX, Restaurant Management, Texas A&M University

Thu Apr 03, 2014

KVII-TV Amarillo

Sound of music fills the halls at Canyon High School

The West Texas A&M University campus will be filled with the sound of music next week as high school students take part in the choir UIL Competition.

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Related Topix: Texas A&M University, Education Etc.

Wed Apr 02, 2014

KVII-TV Amarillo

Downtown Revitalization Leaps Forward

Partnerships between the city, non-profit development corporations, private enterprise, and now West Texas A&M University have produced several new revitalization projects that will bring people and jobs to Amarillo's city center.

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Related Topix: Texas A&M University, Amarillo, TX

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Amarillo.com

AEDC looks to purchase building for possible WT expansion

West Texas A&M University may have a new downtown Amarillo home and a broad new set of options after tonight's City Council meeting.

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Related Topix: Amarillo, TX

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Amarillo.com

Soroptimists announce award winners

R osemary Eaves, president of Soroptimist International of Amarillo, announced the local winners of the following Soroptimist programs: Woman's Opportunity Award, Soroptimist Violet Richardson Award, and Soroptimist Ruby Award.

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Related Topix: Amarillo, TX, Texas A&M University

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Amarillo.com

Taxpayers foot bill for 132 $100K+ salaries

At least 132 people on the public payroll in Potter and Randall counties pull in six-figure annual incomes, putting them in the top 20 percent of wages in the two counties and far above household median incomes.

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Related Topix: Potter County, TX, Randall County, TX, Amarillo, TX, Education Etc.

Thu Mar 27, 2014

KVII-TV Amarillo

Happy ISD student wins WTAMU scholarship

Former West Texas A&M University student Allyson Ford continues to be remembered.

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Related Topix: Texas A&M University, Education Etc.

Wed Mar 26, 2014

KVII-TV Amarillo

Obama calls for NSA reforms

President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil proposed a direct transatlantic cable to Germany to avoid NSA collection of metadata at the last EU-Brazil summit.

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Related Topix: Dilma Rousseff, Texas A&M University, West, TX, Panhandle, TX, Amarillo, TX

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Researchers mixed on future of farming on High Plains

Others suggested a need to investigate dryland systems such as crop protection or furrow diking, which creates ridges that holds irrigation and rain water, allowing it to soak into the soil rather than washing away.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Kansas State University, Texas A&M University

Mon Mar 24, 2014

KVII-TV Amarillo

West Texas A&M students benefit from food pantry

About 14.5% of American households are food insecure. The number of college students is nearly four times higher.

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Related Topix: West, TX, Texas A&M University

Sun Mar 23, 2014

Amarillo.com

WT bans e-cigarette use inside buildings

Gustavo Barraza decided to give up cigarettes after seeing images of a person's lungs with damage from smoking.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Texas A&M University

Amarillo.com

Art bridges language barrier

Eastridge Elementary School curriculum assessment specialist Jane Dougherty and second-grader Ainash Yussuf, originally from Kenya, discuss the student's drawing of his past and present homes.

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Related Topix: Texas A&M University, Amarillo, TX, Family, Kids

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