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  1. Amarillo family follows through with daughter's wishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    The family of Carla Contreras said goodbye to their daughter and sister one year ago today, but Sunday they celebrated her one year in heaven. "It's her first birthday in heaven," Carla's mother, Lucia Hernandez, said.

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  2. Volunteers spend Valentine's Day with Amarillo's homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Not everyone celebrated Valentine's Day with flowers and candy, some decided to celebrate by volunteering their time by making lunches for the homeless. A group of volunteers prepared 750 lunches in less than an hour Friday night, then Saturday afternoon the same group scattered throughout Amarillo to distribute them.

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  3. Humane Society offers adoption special for Valentine's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    If you're looking for love this Valentine's Day, you're in luck! The City of Amarillo's Animal Management & Welfare department, in partnership with the Amarillo-Panhandle Humane Society, will host a special adoption event Saturday, Feb. 14 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 3501 Osage Street. Pets selected from the foster program will have a reduced adoption fee of only $14.

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  4. Amarillo package thief suspect caught on cameraRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    That is what happened to a residence in Amarillo near the Bivins neighborhood, and now Crimestoppers is asking for your help to capture the thief. "They were getting emails from the company saying they were trying to sell the items back.

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  5. Laser pointing at aircraft becoming problematic locally, nationwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Amarillo authorities are warning against the dangers of pointing lasers at police or medical aircraft after the FBI and FAA report a more than 1,000% increase in the deliberate act over the past 10 years. "The biggest danger is when that laser hits that pilot's eye, he's got to take a moment and regain that vision," said DPS Trooper Chis Ray.

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  6. Number of oil rigs in the Texas Panhandle drops by 50%Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    The oil and gas industry makes up about 20% of the Texas Panhandle's economy. This is why economists say a drop in the rig count will have a negative effect on the region.

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  7. Video: APD releases footage of Toot'n Totum robberRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Do you know who this person is? He may have been involved in several robberies at convenience stores in Amarillo. If you have information about the suspect, call the Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400 or submit a tip online at www.amapolice.org .

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  8. Police continue to investigate string of robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    After five armed robberies of stores in the span of one week in Amarillo, APD and businesses in the area say they're concerned. The first string of robberies occurred on at three Toot'n Totems in the span of 24 hours.

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  9. Law enforcement shaken up after weekend shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    What began as a routine traffic stop ended in loud gunshots, ricocheting bullets and a Potter County Deputy requesting backup. "It's pretty alarming and pretty scary," APD's Cpl.

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  10. Special Report: Counselors weigh in on the increase of Online DatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    "It's a great way to meet people because you don't have to meet them face to face first," Stiles said. Stiles said he uses an app on his phone called Tinder.

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  11. 'It's scary.'; Businesses react to recent string of robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    After five armed robberies of stores in the span of one week in Amarillo, APD and businesses in the area say they're concerned. The first string of robberies occurred on at three Toot'n Totems in the span of 24 hours.

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  12. Red Raider Recruiting Review visits AmarilloRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Head football coach Kliff Kingsbury and members of his staff spoke to Texas Tech boosters in preparation for their 2015 football season.

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  13. Vaccination debate: Amarillo doctors weigh inRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    "It's part of what we do to help keep our patients safe and protected. So if you don't want to be, or if you have different opinions on how your child should be taken care of, then you can find someone that matches that," said Dr. George.

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  14. San Jacinto neighborhood cleanup project in the worksRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Chad Conner who is the executive director and founder of Acts Community addressed the crowd at this months Amarillo Business Women monthly meeting. "That particular neighborhood the housing is rough," said Conner.

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  15. $28,000 in marijuana seized from house in AmarilloRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    On Feb. 6, the Amarillo Police Department Narcotics Unit obtained and executed a narcotic search warrant at 1101 N. Mirror with the assistance of Department of Public Safety Narcotics. Officers seized a total of 23lbs.

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  16. New "In the Dark" exhibit explores largely unseen worldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    The Don Harrington Discovery Center in Amarillo has a new exhibit taking place until May 10th. It's called "In the Dark" and explores largely unseen worlds.

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  17. Panhandle's most successful athletes and coaches gather for PSHOFRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    The 57th annual Texas Panhandle Sports Hall of Fame inductees included Joe Bain of Amarillo High, the late Ken "Dude" McLean of Stinnett and Cherri Rapp of Estelline. Bain, the 164th inductee, was a football and track star at Stinnett back in the 1950s.

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  18. Water Main Break in West AmarilloRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Right now crews are working to repair a 10 inch water main break on Bell Street near Linden Lane. City crews are working to repair the break, and expect to have it fixed by 4 p.m. Traffic is being detoured for southbound traffic on S. Bell.

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  19. Police investigating traffic stop incident, multiple shots firedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Police are investigating a traffic stop turned chaotic after authorities said six shots were fired while they tried to apprehend a suspect. The incident happened Saturday at around 2:30 a.m. According to reports, a Potter County Deputy stopped a vehicle near Western and Fairway for a traffic stop.

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  20. Agriculture experts look at conserving water in the PanhandleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    On Saturday, dozens of residents and farmers met at the Downtown Amarillo Library to discuss the future of the agricultural water supply in the Panhandle. Experts talked about specific ways to save water from Panhandle's main source of water for agriculture, the Ogallala aquifer.

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