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  1. Former Texas Congressman says he was abused at boys ranchRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 24 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A former Texas Congressman says he was abused as a teen when he lived at a ranch that houses at-risk children in the Texas Panhandle. Former Texas Congressman Bill Sarpalius told the Amarillo Globe-News that he was sexually abused by older boys at Cal Farley's Boys Ranch in the 1960s.

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  2. Former Texas boys ranch residents say they suffered abuseRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 21 | KTEN-TV Denison

    The head of a ranch that houses at-risk children in the Texas Panhandle has issued an apology after several former residents say they were abused by staffers there from the 1950s until at least the 1990s. Former residents told The Guardian , a British newspaper, about abuse they suffered at Cal Farley's Boys Ranch.

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  3. Thunderstorms tear down about 40 utility poles in PampaRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2017 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Thunderstorms packing winds of nearly 70 mph rolled through part of the Texas Panhandle and tore down about 40 utility poles in Pampa. Xcel Energy spokesman Wes Reeves says about 7,300 customers lost electricity.

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  4. More rain expected in Texas after storms drench some citiesRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2017 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A rainy weekend is expected across parts of Texas after storms already drenched streets, stranded motorists and caused some flooding. Forecasters said Saturday that flash flooding could occur in some areas already saturated.

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  5. City of Sherman Enforcing Safety Regulations on PanhandlersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Ryan Stafford of Whitesboro spends a lot of time in the area and said, "It's just not something you want to see in the busiest intersection in Sherman. If they're that bad off find them help.

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  6. The Latest: 2 of 3 fires burning in Texas fully containedRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Officials say two of the three fires that have burned the Texas Panhandle this week are fully contained and firefighters are tamping down the largest of the three. The Texas A&M Forest Service says a fire in the northeast corner of the Panhandle near the Oklahoma border has burned nearly 500 square miles and was 75 percent contained Thursday.

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  7. 2 of 3 wildfires in Texas Panhandle now fully containedRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Officials say two of the three fires that have burned the Texas Panhandle this week now are fully contained and firefighters continue to tamp down the largest of the three. The Texas A&M Forest Service says a fire in the northeast corner of the Panhandle near the Oklahoma border has burned nearly 500 square miles and was 75 percent contained Thursday.

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  8. The Latest: Firefighters injured battling Texas blazeRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2017 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Authorities say wildfires have burned about 625 square miles in Kansas, damaging dozens of structures and forcing thousands to evacuate. Kansas Department of Emergency Management Katie Horner says 10,000 to 12,000 people voluntarily evacuated their homes Monday night in Reno County.

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  9. Crews fight fires in Colorado, Texas, Kansas and OklahomaRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2017 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A pair of fires in the Texas Panhandle burned more than 100 square miles. One of the blazes near Amarillo threatened about 150 homes.

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  10. Wildfires in Texas Panhandle prompt some evacuationsRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2017 | KTEN-TV Denison

    The Texas A&M Forest Service says one fire in Potter County near Amarillo has grown to 23,000 acres but its forward progression has been stopped and crews are making good progress battling it. About 150 homes are threatened by this blaze.

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  11. Wildfire threatens Texas Panhandle townRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2017 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Texas A&M Forest Service spokesman Phillip Truitt said the fire advanced Tuesday evening on Tulia, 50 miles south of Amarillo, prompting the evacuation of almost 1,200 homes in the Mackenzie Hills neighborhood on the southern edge of town. Crews halted the forward progress of the fire shortly after nightfall, though, and the agency reported the fire 25 percent contained after charring 2,200 acres.

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