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  1. Night of music and memories to honor WWII vet Monday Updated Sep 21 atRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Amarillo.com

    USS Indianapolis Survivor, US Navy Veteran Cleatus Lebow will be honored Monday at the Embassy Suites Downtown in Amarillo. Sponsored by America – Celebrate, Honor & Serve, it will be night of music, memories and a movie.

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  2. 'Hidden Colors' documentary series screening at Historical Black Cultural CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Amarillo.com

    Four parts of a documentary, "Hidden Colors," will be screened for free over the next six weeks beginning Tuesday, September 25 at the Historical Black Cultural Center. "What Hidden Colors reveals is that our stories have been hidden, stolen, regurgitated and white-washed," said co-host, Tony Johnson.

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  3. First positive WNV mosquito trap confirmedRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Amarillo.com

    The City of Amarillo Environmental Health and Public Health Departments have confirmed the first positive West Nile Virus mosquito trap in Potter County this year, with officials noting the finding increases the need for mosquito prevention and protection. Officials said Environmental Health would continue area mosquito prevention activities, adding West Nile Virus is transmitted to humans through mosquito bites and no confirmed human cases of infection have been reported this year in Potter or Randall counties.

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  4. Via Airlines launches inaugural Amarillo-Austin flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Amarillo.com

    Wednesday morning marked the start of Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport offering non-stop service to Austin through Via Airlines. The inaugural flight ascended into the clouds amid broad smiles from city and airport officials who watched from the tarmac.

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  5. Restaurant destroyed in fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Amarillo.com

    At 1:44 p.m., an Amarillo Fire Department fire engine responded  to a structure fire in progress at Atmosphere Soul Food Cafe at 804 N. Washington. The engine notified AFD Dispatch and began fighting the fire and additional crews arrived on scene about four minutes later, according to an AFD.

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  6. Name of fed judge with Amarillo ties added to courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Amarillo.com

    The name of a sitting federal district court judge with ties to Amarillo will be added to the federal building and courthouse in Amarillo. U.S. Rep. Mac Thornberry announced Wednesday that federal building and courthouse in Amarillo is now named the J. Marvin Jones Federal Building and Mary Lou Robinson United States Courthouse.

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  7. Hotel tax revenue on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Amarillo.com

    Hurricane Harvey, which pummeled Houston and surrounding areas a little more than a year ago, had ripple effect to business in Amarillo. A lot of business trips from Houston to Amarillo in the immediate aftermath of the colossal storm were nixed, meaning that hotel bookings were canceled.

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  8. Fill 'er up at the fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Amarillo.com

    Throngs of people take advantage of the scenery and the variety of food, and the lack of an admission charge at the Amarillo Tri-State Fair for lunch. “So far, we've had some fried pickles, a funnel cake, some cheese on a stick, corn dogs, corn,” said Susan Kirk.

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  9. Emotions flare at Amarillo City Council's public comment sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Amarillo.com

    A contentious exchange between a pair of residents and the Amarillo City Council unfolded during the public comments portion of Tuesday's meeting, with allegations of a conflict of interest and First Amendment rights violations being levied during the exchange. “We keep pushing all of these new hotels everywhere,” he said.

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  10. Tishell Klebold - the bold widowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Amarillo.com

    They had an intimate wedding ceremony on a buffalo hide behind a double-wide trailer. Heavy rainfall was expected during their backyard celebration in Lockhart, but not a single drop dared to fall until the reception concluded.

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  11. Mayor invited to White House conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Amarillo.com

    Amarillo Mayor Ginger Nelson will attend the Women Mayors of America Conference on Thursday at the White House in Washington, D.C. The conference will include briefings with prominent administration officials on issues impacting local government. Briefings will include Karen Pence, second lady of the United States, U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Linda McMahon.

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  12. City airport unveils graffiti-style muralRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Amarillo.com

    They didn't believe he could do it in only four days, but they liked his idea so they gave him a shot. That's what Jason Boyett, chair of the city's newly formed Beautification and Public Arts Advisory Board, said of Lubbock artist Joey Martinez's proposal to paint a graffiti-style mural on the large curved wall on the west end of the ticketing area of the Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport.

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  13. UW agency assists Panhandle's older populationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Amarillo.com

    It means staying in our own homes as we age rather than living in a nursing home or assisted living facility. That is one of the top priorities of the Area Agency on Aging, which serves as an advocate for the Panhandle's aging population.

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  14. Fowler: Only true scholars will salvage civilization Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Amarillo.com

    This Mother Goose nursery rhyme strikes me as being as relevant today as it was in time's past. Children who seem to know nothing unless the information is on their cell phones are anything but scholars.

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  15. Globe-News announces move to new buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Amarillo.com

    The offices have moved from 900 S. Harrison St., to the FirstBank Southwest Tower, formerly the Chase Tower. The 31-story structure, located at 600 S. Tyler St., is the tallest building in Amarillo and the West Texas region.

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  16. Deadly house fire on Mississippi StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Amarillo.com

    One person was found dead after a house fire at 900 N. Mississippi St. Saturday morning. 26 firefighters in eight units of the Amarillo Fire Department arrived on scene, four minutes after dispatch received the call at the Amarillo Emergency Communications Center at 8:17 a.m. Firefighters encountered heavy fire conditions as heavy fire and smoke was coming from the home.

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  17. Gas leak prompts Van Buren neighborhood evacuationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Amarillo.com

    "A private contractor was digging while installing fiber optic lines. They hit a six-inch high pressure poly gas line there was a substantial leak," said Amarillo Fire Department Captain Kyle Joy.

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  18. Panhandle/South Plains Edward Jones staff join walk for Alzheimer's cureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Amarillo.com

    The enigma of Alzheimer's disease has attracted the support of Panhandle/South Plains Edward Jones staff members, including those in the Lubbock and Amarillo area who helped participate in a coast-to-coast walk to bring awareness to the need for a cure. Over 60 Panhandle/South Plains residents, employees of Edward Jones, took part in the event, according to an Edward Jones news release.

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  19. Tascosa rolls over Palo Duro, 36-7Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Amarillo.com

    With a short week following a loss to their crosstown rivals, the Tascosa Rebels had very short memories Thursday night. Tascosa took the opening kickoff against Palo Duro and marched to a touchdown at Dick Bivins Stadium.

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  20. Lone Star Ballet kicks off 2018-19 season in AmarilloRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Amarillo.com

    If you've ever taken a ballet or modern dance class, then you know it's not an easy endeavor. “Dancing is exceedingly athletic.

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