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  1. Texas Panhandle nonprofits raise $168M on giving TuesdayRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Amarillo.com

    Thanks to a 44 percent increase in monetary donations in the United States this year over last season, #GivingTuesday 2016 raised $168 million online in 98 countries. In a statement released by 92nd Street Y in New York City, the founding organization of the #GivingTuesday movement, this year's campaign represented "common values of generosity and community" throughout the world.With that, the #GivingTuesday site rolled back their countdown: 359 days until 2017's campaign.

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  2. Social media, texting a defense against active shootersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Amarillo.com

    When an attacker drove his vehicle among a crowd of students at Ohio State on Monday, then begin stabbing 11 students, Matt Herzberger of Canyon began following the developments. His interest was a little different than most.

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  3. Randall tax offices plan closureRead the original story

    Thursday | Amarillo.com

    The Randall County Tax office announced that it will close both its Amarillo and Canyon locations on Jan. 3 as it transitions to new leadership. The closures will last from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please Note: You may have disabled JavaScript and/or CSS.

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  4. Basketball tourney gets started todayRead the original story

    Thursday | Amarillo.com

    The AMA TechTel Kids Inc. Tournament of Champions, featuring local boys and girls high school basketball teams, opens today at two sites in Canyon. Tournament co-hosts Canyon and Randall will be participating on the boys and girls side while Tascosa's girls team will also be playing.

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  5. Lombard's influence to be on displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Amarillo.com

    The legacy of Canyon High girls basketball, and more specifically, head coach Joe Lombard, will be on prominent display Friday and Saturday at the AMA TechTel Kids Inc. Tournament of Champions. And it won't be all about Lombard's Canyon Lady Eagles, even though they're three-time defending state champions.

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  6. WT still kicking around new stadium prospectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 28 | Amarillo.com

    West Texas A&M University is still awaiting the results of an assessment that will compare the costs of building a new, on-campus football stadium versus renovating aging Kimbrough Memorial Stadium, top school officials said Monday. The cost evaluation figures to play a role in deciding future of WT's football program, which seems to be at a significant crossroad with the future of an on-campus stadium not entirely settled, the recent firing of head coach Mike Nesbitt and the recent appointment of a new university president.

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  7. Black Friday a long time coming for someRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 24 | Amarillo.com

    Kaycia Steen, left, of Panhandle, was one of the first in line at Toys"R"Us on Thanksgiving, hoping to score an $800 discount on a swingset. Cristina Scott, of Canyon, joined Steen and about 200 others waiting for the store to open.

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  8. No. 3 Lady Buffs to open tournament playRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 24 | Amarillo.com

    The No. 3-ranked West Texas A&M Lady Buffs continue their homestand with the annual Pak-A-Sak WT Thanksgiving Classic starting today and running through Saturday at the First United Bank Center in Canyon.

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  9. Finding a forever familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | Amarillo.com

    Thursday was a day of joy for many children around the country who are waiting to be adopted into permanent family homes. Here in the Texas Panhandle on National Adoption Day brothers Jordan and Billy Wells, 8 and 15 years old, were overwhelmed with that joy after a judge finalized their adoption by grandparents Marvin and Elaine.

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  10. Balancing birds and batsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 13 | Amarillo.com

    Canyon-based West Texas A&M University wildlife biologist Dr. Raymond Matlack is in his second year of a five-year study with the Amarillo's Pantex Plant. His research project centers on five turbines located on federal land.

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  11. Holiday season holds many opportunities to give backRead the original story

    Friday Nov 11 | Amarillo.com

    "We couldn't fit all the bikes in the car," Katherine Kimble remembered, breaking into laughter, recalling the 2015 holiday season when her four children received bicycles from the Salvation Army for Christmas. "So we had to make two trips.

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  12. WT receives$15K for speech clinicRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 8 | Amarillo.com

    West Texas A&M University's Speech and Hearing Clinic is the recipient of a $150,000 grant from Mary E. Bivins Foundation. According to the university the grant will allow for the purchase of updated equipment for the teaching clinic, including an automatic exam chair, videoscopes, a camera and video processor, endoscopes as well as a digital video capture, microphone foot switch and compact cart.

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  13. AISD considers pursuing District of Innovation statusRead the original story

    Monday Nov 7 | Amarillo.com

    The Amarillo ISD Board of Trustees heard a presentation from the district administration and legal counsel on Monday about becoming a District of Innovation. The designation would allow the district to exempt itself from portions of the Texas education code and gain freedom from state regulations on things like school starting dates, teacher certification, class size or student discipline.

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  14. Who is No. 1?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 3 | Amarillo.com

    The high school Class 5A football playoffs do have a watered-down feel with four teams from each district making the trip to postseason play. But don't tell Dumas or Amarillo High, two teams already holding tickets to the playoffs in their hands, that winning a district title has lost its prestige.

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  15. Win, place and showRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    2. Dumas : The Demons bounced back from a loss at Canyon to beat Hereford and clinch a playoff spot. Just how good they are will be determined in the district title game against Amarillo High.

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  16. Family makes medical move north for childRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    The Harmon family moved out of their home in Canyon on Saturday. Friends filled the mint-green home and carried boxes out the door, under falling leaves to a U-Haul parked out front.

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  17. Beilue: Once-teen parents kept vow not to be statisticRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    For Jon Mark Beilue's column. Father and Canyon police officer Hunter Wright. Mother, Madison Write.

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  18. AHS tops Palo Duro, clinches playoff berthRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    With a chance to clinch a playoff berth Thursday night, Amarillo High got down to the basics in the second half to make sure it got there. The Sandies flexed their muscles with a strong running game and a staunch defense in the second half, as they closed their District 3-5A game against Palo Duro with 31 unanswered points.

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  19. Week10: Big Ticket GamesRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    The big matchup is the Panhandle's leading rusher, David Dickson of Memphis, up against Clarendon's defense. a- Canyon at Caprock , 7:30 p.m.: This District 3-5A game has playoff implications as district co-leader Canyon will clinch a playoff berth outright with a victory and Caprock will be, at worst, in great postseason shape with a win.

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  20. Team of the week: Canyon EaglesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    Canyon beat previously undefeated Dumas to create a three-way tie for the district lead, as Canyon, Dumas and Amarillo High are tied atop the district with 4-1 records. The Eagles have won three straight district games, and with one more win in their final two games, they'll clinch a playoff spot, as will Amarillo High and Dumas.

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