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

    5 hrs ago | 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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  2. Women's equality: 96 years of lasting progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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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  3. Report: Small businesses in the Texas Panhandle best minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 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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  4. Wheat farmers report above-average harvestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | 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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  5. VA: Veteran suicide numbers down 75 percent in AmarilloRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | 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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  6. Drawn to beer: more than 1K sip craft brewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | 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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  7. Selman's way: Earn itRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | 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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  8. Summer block party kicks off FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | 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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  9. Comedian hosts United Way Campaign's annual kickoff luncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | 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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  10. Two named Region 16 Teachers of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | 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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  11. Railroads show little progress on key safety technologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | 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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  12. Claude ISD warns of staff packing heatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | 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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  13. Downtown WT campus project to move forward despite delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | 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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  14. New festival celebrates the artsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | 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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  15. Craft Beerfest organizers plan 'bigger and better' festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | 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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  16. City quietly removes ban on publicly feeding homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | Amarillo.com

    A suggestion to create a city ordinance that would ban publicly feeding the homeless without a permit was quietly removed from a recommendation report penned by an ad hoc subcommittee tasked with identifying gaps in Amarillo's homeless services. Concerns over the proposal were raised by several community members and City Council members who adamantly said they wouldn't support such an ordinance after Amarillo Globe-News published the draft report.

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  17. Scouts host annual clay shooting competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | Amarillo.com

    Michael Schumacher / Amarillo Globe-News More than 77 4-man teams will participate in the Golden Spread Council, Boy Scouts of America Sporting Clay Class this weekend at Camp Don Harriington. More than 200 volunteers helped make the event a success during practice rounds Friday, August 12, 2016.

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  18. Youth Encountering Success Program celebrates 14th graduationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | Amarillo.com

    With bellowing "woo-hoo's," a few tears and high-fives, students from the Panhandle Independent Living Center were celebrated Thursday for their completion of the Youth Encountering Success program. A long line-up of family and friends were on hand to cheer them on as they ran to be presented with a certificate.

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  19. Trevor RobersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | Amarillo.com

    Roberson stands in unique shoes, literally, as the tallest football player in the Texas Panhandle standing 6-feet, 11-inches with on shoes on. Roberson started on the Wellington offensive line last year and again this year has been penciled in as a starter on the Skyrockets o-line, while seeing some action on the defensive line for coach Wade Williams.

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  20. Police, BBB warn of questionable charities for fallen officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | Amarillo.com

    The Amarillo Police Department is warning residents about two GoFundMe charity accounts that were mot authorized by the family of the late officer Justin Scherlen. A representative for the Scherlens said the family has taken actions to stop two crowd funding accounts that were set up without the permission of the family.

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