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  1. Pampa officer undergoes surgery after shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Amarillo.com

    A Pampa police officer wounded while responding to a Jan. 6 shots fired call underwent a follow-up surgery Monday in Lubbock and is doing well, a Department of Public Safety spokesman said Wednesday. Ryan John Kelley, 29, the man identified as the man who shot Pampa Police Sgt.

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  2. Police await autopsy results in Amarillo homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Amarillo.com

    About 1:05 a.m. on Saturday, police received a report of a domestic disturbance call in the 2600 block of Northwest 15th Avenue, Potter-Randall Special Crimes Unit Lt. Erick Bohannon said.

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  3. Seliger keeps Senate Higher Education Committee chairmanshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Amarillo.com

    Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick on Friday reappointed Seliger to lead the seven-member panel he has chaired since the 2013 session. Seliger, who was first elected to the Texas Senate in 2004, will also remain on the chamber's Finance, Education and Natural Resources & Economic Development panels.

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  4. Josh Abbott keeps tight lid on plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Amarillo.com

    The Lubbock-based Texas country sensation has big plans for 2015, but other than confirming a new album due out this fall, he wouldn't spill any other beans. Abbott's namesake band will return to Amarillo for a 9 p.m. Friday at Midnight Rodeo, 4400 S. Georgia St. It's not a "Live at Billy Bob's" album, despite a recent two-night stint at the Fort Worth lamdmark.

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  5. First United Bank settles allegation over interest rates for HispanicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Amarillo.com

    Dimmitt-based First United Bank will pay $140,000 to settle a federal allegation that it charged hundreds of Hispanic borrowers higher interest rates for loans between 2008 to 2012. First United "categorically denies" the allegation asserted by the U.S. Justice Department, but "after a lengthy and costly investigation" it resolved the dispute via the settlement, according to a statement from CEO Mark Bain.

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  6. Longtime Avalanche-Journal publisher retiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Amarillo.com

    Stephen Beasley, publisher of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal and former Amarillo Globe-News advertising director, is retiring after 43 years in the newspaper industry. The announcement was made at the A-J Tuesday afternoon by Derek May, executive vice-president of Morris Publishing Group.

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  7. Region's seniority begins to rebuild in LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | Amarillo.com

    Four years after voters in the Texas Panhandle and South Plains elected four state representatives, the largest number of freshmen for the region in decades - then two more in the 2013 session - a new senator and a new representative are now headed for Austin. What is different this time is that though Charles Perry is a freshman senator, he is not necessarily a rookie legislator.

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  8. Borger man sentenced in federal drug caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Amarillo.com

    A Lubbock federal judge sentenced a Borger man on Friday to a more than 10-year prison sentence on a cocaine trafficking charge. U.S. District Judge Sam Cummings sentenced Javier Lopez Lujan, 47, to a 120-month federal prison term after he pleaded guilty to a cocaine distribution charge in July.

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  9. 2 pedestrians killed in separate crashes in Lubbock areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Amarillo.com

    Both crashes involved pickup trucks and dimly lit skies, with one incident happening at dawn and the other at dusk. Even so, early Monday morning, Martinez, 27, began walking on Slide Road to her job at Pet Company, intending to help out with the post-holiday workload, her coworkers said.

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  10. Lubbock Lowe's employee dies in store accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | Amarillo.com

    A 23-year-old male employee at a local Lowe's Home Improvement died after an accident at the store Friday morning. The fire department got a call for a heavy rescue about 11:20 a.m. Friday at the store's location at 5022 West Loop 289, said Steve Holland, public information officer for Lubbock Fire and Rescue.

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  11. Agriculture credit companies announce mergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Amarillo.com

    Amarillo and Lubbock agriculture credit companies with a combined $1.3 billion in assets announced a merger Tuesday that will give them the "depth and breadth" to serve agriculture operations large and small, the new firm's CEO said. "To combine the resources of these two extremely healthy organizations will give us the ability to finance some of the largest, most complex operations out there and the tools and the staying power that we need to finance those smaller, core producers, the ones that you think of as family operations," said Tim McDonald, CEO of the new AgTexas Farm Credit Services.

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  12. Top 10 Entertainment Events: 2014 was 'sweet' for AmarilloRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Amarillo.com

    From one of the country's best Americana acts serenading the city with the song "Sweet Amarillo" to an evening watching a guy stab himself with a series of sharp implements, the year in local entertainment has been delightfully unexpected. So as 2014 draws to a close, here's a look back at my 10 favorite events that I attended over the course of the past 12 months.

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  13. Legislature to dig into child abuse casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Amarillo.com

    The Texas Legislature is back in session in mid-January and, as it happens every two years when they meet for 140 days, the lawmakers will have a long list of pressing issues to tackle. Although school finance, transportation funding, health care needs, border security and the growing demand for more sources of water top the list, it looks like the lawmakers will also have to deal with other perennial problems.

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  14. Man in 10-hour standoff booked on 3 felony chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Amarillo.com

    A Randall County man who fired gunshots at law enforcement officers and then shot himself following a 10-hour standoff has been released from a Lubbock hospital and jailed, authorities said. Jason "Lee" Schaefer, 64, was booked into Randall County jail Friday on felony charges of aggravated assault on a public servant, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and deadly conduct in discharging a firearm.

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  15. Lubbock cyclists decry lack of safety after fatal accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Amarillo.com

    On Dec. 8, Hines, 44, was riding his bicycle when he failed to yield to traffic in the 4100 block of Avenue Q. A Chevrolet Silverado struck him, launching him into the path of a second vehicle. He was later pronounced dead at University Medical Center.

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  16. Region's hospitals: We're ready for disastersRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2014 | Amarillo.com

    Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response, a 17-member panel Gov. Rick Perry appointed in October, has issued a report on the state's capabilities to respond to infectious diseases such as the Ebola virus. "Fortunately, Texas has in place a sophisticated emergency management system," the 174-page report said in reference to the Sept.

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  17. On Our Radar: Looking ahead to top events in days and weeks to comeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Amarillo.com

    Cinderella was easy and Prince Charming had a foot fetish: That's Kristin Key' s take on the classic legend in her first featured video on comedy website Funny or Die. Key, an Amarillo native and stand-up comic and writer, released "Honest Fairy Tales: Cinderella," a goofy, musical take on the story, in July, and it has since racked up 23,000 views.

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  18. Education briefs - Dec. 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Amarillo.com

    About 1,000 students will receive diplomas during three commencement ceremonies for Amarillo College and West Texas A&M University on Friday and Saturday. Over 700 students have applied for graduation at WT, where university President J. Patrick O'Brien will speak during graduations at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Friday at the First United Bank Center.

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  19. Amarillo's Dixon seeks reduced bond while awaiting new murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Amarillo.com

    An Amarillo plastic surgeon accused in a murder-for-hire plot is asking for a reduced bond as he waits in jail for a new trial. A writ of habeas corpus and a motion for reasonable bond was filed on behalf of Dr. Thomas Dixon Wednesday in the 140th District Court.

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  20. Crash into structure near Lubbock Mormon temple may have been intentionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Amarillo.com

    Tanner Alldredge, 25, died after his vehicle collided with a fence near the Mormon temple in West Lubbock Monday afternoon, which Lubbock police may rule as an intentional act. Lubbock police investigating the accident said there was no alcohol related to the accident, but believe Alldredge may have intentionally run his vehicle into the temple's fence.

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