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  1. Beilue: Whitakers keep iconic windmills spinning for 81 years and countingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 30 | Amarillo.com

    The best Butch Whitaker can pinpoint it, his dad started this windmill repair business in the double-whammy throes of the Great Depression and Dust Bowl. The 1930s weren't the ideal time for a start-up business, but it worked.

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  2. Heavy rain forecast for parts of Texas Panhandle through WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 29 | Amarillo.com

    The National Weather Service in Amarillo is forecasting numerous showers and thunderstorms for today and tonight across the Texas Panhandle. Heavy rain will be possible with some of these storms, according to forecasters, due to a slow moving system.

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  3. Seliger, Smithee talk legislative priorities for upcoming sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 28 | Amarillo.com

    Public school funding, healthcare, transportation and a drop in revenue from the oil and gas industry are issues that have come to the forefront recently not only in Amarillo but across Texas. On Jan.10, 2017, the beginning of the 85th legislative session, these big issues and more will be discussed in a state-wide setting.

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  4. AgriLife eyes new farming conceptsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    If you buy a tomato at a local grocery store, odds are it wasn't grown in Texas. There's a chance it wasn't even grown in the United States.

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  5. Goodnight Center fundraiser offers bevy of fun for adultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    The stars at night are big and bright in Goodnight, and the Armstrong County Museum is inviting people to a Texas-sized party there Saturday night to raise funds for the Charles Goodnight Historical Center. About 500 people are expected to attend the second Goodnight Under the Stars fundraiser at the center in Goodnight, about 42 miles southeast of Amarillo off of U.S. Highway 287, said Amy Lovell, executive director of the Armstrong County Museum, which operates the center.

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  6. High Plains Food bank donation lull cuts mealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    Lauren Koski / Amarillo Globe-News - A truck prepares to be sent out from High Plains Food Bank Kids Cafe to distribute meals to children at various sites throughout the city. Currently, HPFB is experiencing a loss of $200,000 from usual summer donations.

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  7. Women's equality: 96 years of lasting progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    It's been 96 years since the certification of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution; 96 years after women were given the right to vote. Since that day, equality and advocacy for women has been both demanded and questioned on topics ranging from reproductive rights, education, domestic violence, wages and, now in 2016, the chance to lead the entire nation.

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  8. Report: Small businesses in the Texas Panhandle best minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    Small businesses in the Texas Panhandle pay an average of 127 percent more than the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour, according to data from close to 200 local small businesses newly compiled by an Amarillo business consulting agency. The wage report was released by Payority, a subsidiary of Knapp Business Solutions that deals mainly with payroll and time-tracking for small businesses.

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  9. Wheat farmers report above-average harvestRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    Driver Omar Pena dumps a load of wheat Monday at Gavilon Grain's Elevator C on East Amarillo Boulevard. Hard red winter wheat, the type most often planted in the Texas Panhandle, is going for $3.20 per bushel.

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  10. VA: Veteran suicide numbers down 75 percent in AmarilloRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    There's been a dramatic reduction in veteran suicides in Amarillo, a Department of Veterans Affairs suicide prevention coordinator said Tuesday during a Mental Health Summit at Amarillo's Thomas E. Creek VA Medical Center. "We've seen a reduction locally.

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  11. Drawn to beer: more than 1K sip craft brewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    The Yellow City Co-op Brewpub, a local brewery, spearheaded the event. Matt Morgan, the chairman of the co-op's board, told the Amarillo Globe-News that it was a successful day.

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  12. Selman's way: Earn itRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    Gaylon Selman knows he has a golden opportunity in his first head football coaching job at Randall High, but he also knows he's got an increased responsibility. Selman was named head coach for the Raiders in January, replacing Bryan Wood, who took over as the Canyon Independent School District athletic director after a successful seven-year run on the Randall sidelines.

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  13. Summer block party kicks off FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    Create! 2016, a new Center City of Amarillo downtown event that replaces a traditional end-of-summer block party, kicks off Friday night with a VIP part at the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts and then continues Saturday with a street festival that will feature arts and crafts, performances, a film festival, live music, children's activities and more. "The block party had been going on for about 20 years, and we decided that it was time for a change," said Center City Executive Director Beth Duke.

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  14. Comedian hosts United Way Campaign's annual kickoff luncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    Nationally-renowned comedian Michael Jr. asked a member of his audience in Winston-Salem, N.C. to sing "Amazing Grace." The man, a music director, had a good voice, the comedian said, but he wanted to see what else the man had in him.

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  15. Two named Region 16 Teachers of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    Michael Schumacher / Amarillo Globe-News Caprock High School teacher Mary Malone was awarded the Region 16 Secondary Teacher of the Year at EdCon16, Texas Panhandle Educators Convention Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at the Amarillo Civic Center. Michael Schumacher / Amarillo Globe-News Hundreds of teachers attended EdCon16, Texas Panhandle Educators Convention held Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at the Amarillo Civic Center.

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  16. Railroads show little progress on key safety technologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    Many commuter and freight railroads have made little progress installing safety technology designed to prevent deadly collisions and derailments despite a mandate from Congress, according to a government report released Wednesday. The technology, called positive train control or PTC, uses digital radio communications, GPS and signals alongside tracks to monitor train positions.

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  17. Claude ISD warns of staff packing heatRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    A sign outside the Claude Independent School District has caught the attention of news media around the Panhandle. "Attention: Please be aware that the staff at Claude ISD is armed and may use whatever force necessary to protect our students," the sign reads.

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  18. Downtown WT campus project to move forward despite delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    A construction fence should be around the old Commerce Building this week as West Texas A&M moves forward with plans to transform the building into a new downtown campus. The project was originally set to be completed and doors opened by fall 2017, but school officials said delays with getting other projects going have resulted in pushing opening day back until the following spring.

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  19. New festival celebrates the artsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    Center City of Amarillo hopes residents embrace it's newest creation, a community arts celebration called - you guessed it - Create! 2016. The impetus for the new event was two-fold: First, Center City wanted to host a new downtown event instead of the traditional block party; and second, Center City is working to secure a cultural arts district designation for downtown Amarillo from the Texas Commission on the Arts.

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  20. Craft Beerfest organizers plan 'bigger and better' festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    Area craft beer aficionados will have the chance to sample pours from more than 150 breweries on Saturday, Aug. 20 at the Texas Panhandle Craft Beerfest. The second annual festival will offer live music from the Local Nobodys, vendors and food from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Amarillo Civic Center North Exhibit Hall.

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