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  1. Two downtown restaurants receive fa ade grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Amarillo.com

    Six Car Brewery and Pub and Crush, located at 627 S. Polk St., both received grants from Center City's Façade Grant program to help with the cost of their creative signage on historic Polk Street. Crush, owned by Brian Singleton, received a check for $7,000, and Six Car Brewery and Pub, owned by Colin Cummings, received $16,000 during a presentation Thursday in Six Car's outdoor stage area.

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  2. City employee personal data could be compromisedRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Amarillo.com

    Amarillo city officials said they are in the process of securing a vendor to assist employees with identification protection services, in the wake of a missing password-encrypted flash drive containing personal information for payroll. City Manager Jared Miller said the city was notified Tuesday the auditor, CMMS,  who is responsible for conducting a required external audit did not have possession of the flash drive, presenting the potential for employee social security numbers, addresses and bank deposit information to be compromised.

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  3. Area philanthropists recognized at awards luncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Amarillo.com

    Jodi Reid, director of development for the Harrington Cancer and Health Foundation, said she can't “write a check for $100,000.” But with a unified effort, philanthropic businesses, organizations and individuals can make a big difference for nonprofits and the individuals they serve, she said. Reid was the recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Fundraising Professional at the Texas Panhandle's 26th Annual National Philanthropy Day Luncheon held Thursday at the Amarillo Civic Center's Heritage Room.

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  4. Apprenticeship Week marks strides in workforce trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Amarillo.com

    "Registered Apprenticeship Program is the new buzz word in the state of Texas," said TWC Commissioner representing labor, Julian Alvarez III. "When I was in high school, apprentices were generally electricians, carpenters, plumbers, pipe fitters -- occupations like that.

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  5. County grant application to bolster veterans aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Amarillo.com

    Potter County officials are seeking grant funds to bolster the veterans mental health arm of the 47th Judicial District Attorney Office's Felony Diversion program. District Attorney Randall Sims said the Veterans Mental Health Grant is offered via the Texas Veterans Commission and would be used to enhance counseling efforts, provide stipends for interns and transportation.

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  6. Arts in the Sunset carrying out vision of founder Ann CrouchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Amarillo.com

    Arts in the Sunset board of directors is moving forward with the vision of its founder, Ann Crouch, while dispelling rumors that the local entrepreneur never had a will and that studio rates have increased exorbitantly since her death in January 2017. The former shopping mall on Plains Boulevard, which opened 13 years ago as Sunset Art Galleries, now provides space for dozens of arts galleries operated by local artists.

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  7. Texas education board moves to keep Moses in curriculumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Amarillo.com

    The State Board of Education is meeting this week to finalize changes to social studies curriculum, part of an effort that began 10 months ago in response to teacher feedback that the standards included too much material to cover in a school year. The Texas State Board of Education backed a motion Tuesday evening to reinsert Hillary Clinton into the state's 11th-grade U.S. history standards, two months after voting to remove the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee from the state's curriculum.

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  8. Developers inquire about county-owned downtown lotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Amarillo.com

    During Tuesday's Potter County Commissioners' Court meeting the body received an inquiry gauging its interest in selling a pair of downtown lots. Officials said local developers Sally and Gary Jennings, owners of the Firestone Amarillo apartment building in the 1000 block of S. Tyler Street are interested in purchasing the lot for another project endeavor.

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  9. Council approves downtown property purchaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Amarillo.com

    Citing a desire to address Civic Center operations and storage needs in addition to completing ownership of a downtown block, during Tuesday's regular meeting the Amarillo City Council approved a real estate purchase for $700,000 plus closing costs. During last week's meeting council members entered into executive session for the purpose of considering the purchase of real estate in the downtown business district, which was later identified as 701 SE 5th Ave. Council members voted 5-0 Tuesday in favor of the purchase.

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  10. CorrectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Amarillo.com

    The Festival of Trees Family Night is at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 15 at 3501 S. Soncy Rd., Soncy Medical Clinic. Entry for a family of four is $20.

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  11. How does the Amarillo Sod Poodles name sit with you?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Amarillo.com

    Amarilloans had mixed reactions to the official name of the city's AA- affiliate of the San Diego Padres Tuesday afternoon. The announcement was made at a press conference at the Embassy Suites Amarillo-Downtown, after nearly an hour-long build-up to the big reveal.

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  12. They're the Sod PoodlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Amarillo.com

    Tuesday afternoon after five candidates were named followed by six months of speculation, Amarillo Professional Baseball unveiled the team name and logo for its Class AA affiliate of the San Diego Padres.  In front of a packed ballroom at the Embassy Suites, the organization announced that the name for the new team would be the Amarillo Sod Poodles. Amid a video presentation and confetti being released, the team logo was reveled to the public for the first time, and the crowd gathered seemed to overwhelmingly approve the choice.

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  13. Amarillo names new Class AA baseball team Sod PoodlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Amarillo.com

    After five candidates were named followed by six months of speculation, Amarillo Professional Baseball unveiled the team name and logo for its Class AA affiliate of the San Diego Padres. The team will be named the Amarillo Sod Poodles.

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  14. Downtown Amarillo paid parking slated for January startRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Amarillo.com

    On the heels of the Amarillo City Council unanimously approving its second reading, the city's downtown paid parking ordinance will be implemented in January. Officials said the plan has been discussed over the last year and in the planning stages since the 2010 and 2013 parking studies, adding the designated area for paid parking is modeled after the 2013 study with minor changes.

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  15. Post snow, attention turns to road refreezingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Amarillo.com

    While snowfall from the Sunday evening / Monday morning storm has diminished, the concern now rests with icy road conditions that remain a possibility, as freezing temperatures are anticipated the next few nights, National Weather Service Amarillo officials said. Temperature lows are projected in the 20s through Saturday, with any slushy or wet roads being capable of freezing, providing potentially hazardous night and morning driving conditions.

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  16. Texas fire departments lend hands and hoses to CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Amarillo.com

    On Monday, four fire department engines from the Texas Panhandle deployed to California to help battle the state's multiple wildfires. Three units from the Borger Fire Department and one from the Amarillo Fire Department traveled to lend a hand and a hose to the many agencies already on the battle lines.

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  17. Amarillo Class AA baseball team nickname to be unveiled Updated Nov 12 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Amarillo.com

    Amarillo Professional Baseball is holding a press conference to unveil the team name and logo today at 1:00 p.m. at the Downtown Embassy Suites. The event will be broadcast live for the public on the team's Facebook page.

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  18. Price drops Texas House Speaker bid, says Bonnen 'well positioned to unite' leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Amarillo.com

    Momentum among House Republicans was building Monday morning in state Rep. Dennis Bonnen's campaign for speaker of the Texas House, as four legislators vying for the job - including Amarillo State Rep. Four Price - dropped out of the race and endorsed the Angleton Republican. Bonnen told The Texas Tribune just before lunchtime that he's planning to hold a news conference at the Texas Capitol to discuss "the finishing of the speaker's race."

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  19. Neighborhood activitist hopeful for changes in North HeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Amarillo.com

    Through her work with the Small Business Administration's Office of Disaster Assistance, Amarillo resident Mildred Darton has seen a lot of natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes and mudslides. Despite seeing all of the devastation first hand, she still believes that some of the worst disasters are man-made.

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  20. City of Amarillo Transit announces schedule changes due to wintry weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | Amarillo.com

    Due to inclement weather conditions, City of Amarillo Transit will operate a Saturday schedule beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday.

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