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  1. Government warns that Texas Panhandle air quality has temporarily declinedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

    The federal government is reporting that air quality has temporarily declined near Amarillo due to smoke hanging in the air. According to AirNow , a government service that provides readings on air quality throughout the country, a large portion of the Texas Panhandle has had its atmosphere classified as "unhealthy" as of 11:00 p.m. on Monday.

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  2. Texline police chief Monte Leggett dies at 61Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KXXV-TV Waco

    Two agencies in the Panhandle are reporting that Monte Leggett, who served as both Fritch and Texline police chief, died Saturday night.

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  3. Good News with Doppler Dave: Memories in the windRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | KXXV-TV Waco

    While the wind here is often relentless and impacts life in various ways, it can also be the source of unexpected blessings as we find in this installment of Good News With Doppler Dave. While it's not unusual to find a balloon in an Amarillo neighborhood, Sidney doesn't live in Amarillo, or even in Texas, but in a suburb of St. Louis, MO.

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  4. An "in-depth" look at what it takes to be an APD diverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Some Amarillo Police officers just completed five-day training today to attempt to become part of the department's dive team. Then their 50 hour open water school puts candidates to the test, taking their skills to a whole new level.

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  5. No charges against Amarillo police officer in fatal shootingRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 8 | KXXV-TV Waco

    A police officer in the Texas Panhandle will not face charges in the fatal shooting of an assault suspect who authorities say came out of a hotel room and refused to drop a gun. Potter County District Attorney Randall Sims on Wednesday announced a grand jury declined to indict the Amarillo police officer in the July 25 death.

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  6. Dan Pope, Lubbock's mayor, speaks about a seven-city coalitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 4 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Dan Pope, mayor of Lubbock, has decided once again to put together a coalition of mayors from the Panhandle, South Plains and West Texas as a strategic lobbying effort to get the attention of state and national legislators. The seven-city coalition includes Pope; Brenda Gunter, mayor of San Angelo; Larry McLellan, mayor of Big Spring; Jerry Morales, mayor of Midland; Ginger Nelson, mayor of Amarillo; David Turner, mayor of Odessa and Anthony Williams, mayor of Abilene.

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  7. TTUHSC School of Medicine named 2nd most affordable medical school in the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | KXXV-TV Waco

    The U.S. News and World Report ranked the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine as the second most affordable medical school in the country for out-of-state-students. As one of the most affordable medical schools in the country, the TTUHSC School of Medicine is making a quality education here in Amarillo an easy choice for students like Haley Belt.

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  8. Amarillo police serving assault warrant kill armed suspectRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 26 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Police trying to serve an assault warrant at a Texas Panhandle hotel have fatally shot an armed suspect after authorities say he came out of a room and refused to drop the gun. An Amarillo police statement says officers converged on an Americas Best Value Inn to serve a warrant for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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  9. Movement to preserve history of Route 66 lands in AmarilloRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | KXXV-TV Waco

    The National Trust for Historic Preservation is taking a month-long road trip through the entire stretch of Route 66, sharing stories and building support along the way. The non-profit organization's road trip arrived in the Panhandle this week with a visit to the U-Drop Inn in Shamrock on Tuesday and historic 6th Street District today.

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  10. Amarillo Museum of Art working to expand arts education to more studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Thanks to a recent gift from the Amarillo Museum of Art Alliance, the museum will now be able to update its educational labs. "The educational programs really drive everything that we do at the museum," said Amarillo Museum of Arts Director of Public Programs Deana Craighead.

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  11. Amarillo coffee shop offers metal straw alternative as way to be more eco-friendlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | KXXV-TV Waco

    "There were a few of our staff members that came to us and said 'Hey this is a little thing, but it makes a really big impact,'" said Samantha Gum, Palace's Director of Retail. "Can we maybe consider other options?" "A lot of our customers who do have the metal straws have now been saying that they don't need a lid," said Gum.

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  12. 2018 Barrio Bash aims to bring sense of "community" to AmarilloRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | KXXV-TV Waco

    SE 10th and Roberts was packed as more than 80 vendors and hundreds of people turned out for the fourth annual bash. The Barrio Bash is a community block party and even a family reunion of sorts for residents of the neighborhood.

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  13. TX Panhandle volunteer firefighters spit 'Fire' in new lip-sync challenge videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | KXXV-TV Waco

    The video features the song "Fire" by the Ohio Players, with the firefighters dancing next to a fire truck with lights ablaze.

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  14. Cop Pool Karaoke continues with officers from around the Texas PanhandleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Cop Pool Karaoke continues with officers from around the Texas P - KXXV-TV News Channel 25 - Central Texas News and Weather for Waco, Temple, Killeen Local and national law enforcement officers are breaking from the stress of the job and having a little fun in a friendly lip sync battle. Officers from around the Panhandle joined the battle, with law enforcement from Amarillo, Wheeler County, Hartley County, Gray County, Stinnett and Spearman picking up the mic.

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  15. Source: LPD FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | KXXV-TV Waco

    A historic artifact left Lubbock on Saturday, on the final leg of its long journey to Amarillo. This piece of the USS Arizona left Hawaii last Friday.

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  16. USS Arizona artifact arrives in Amarillo for the Texas Panhandle War MemorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | KXXV-TV Waco

    The treasured USS Arizona artifact was transported from Hawaii to California and then driven to Texas all by veteran UPS workers. Community coordinator with UPS, Chris Davis, is a part of an internal veterans group that was happy to support this donation to the war memorial.

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  17. Unworn seatbelt leads to drug bust in Texas PanhandleRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2018 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Authorities say a traffic stop prompted by an unworn seatbelt led them to about 60 pounds of methamphetamine in a vehicle headed for North Carolina. Federal court records filed Monday in Amarillo show three people have been charged after the weekend traffic stop in the Texas Panhandle.

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  18. Remains of 8 veterans, long unclaimed, buried in San AntonioRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2018 | KXXV-TV Waco

    The remains of eight U.S. military veterans that for years had been stored in the basement of a county courthouse in the Texas Panhandle have been interred as part of a formal ceremony in San Antonio. The servicemen were buried Friday at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery after their cremated remains had been escorted more than 500 miles from the Potter County courthouse in Amarillo.

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  19. AC working on Master Plan to maximize student successRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2018 | KXXV-TV Waco

    The plan will include looking at the effectiveness and efficiency of current operations, conducting an economic impact study and identifying local industry needs within the next 15 to 20 years. "Our college I think, is the foundation of moving this community forward," said AC President Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart.

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  20. A car receives a wash at Amarillo Auto Clean/Source: Amarillo Auto Clean FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | KXXV-TV Waco

    As part of the grand opening for their second location, the Amarillo Auto Clean Group gave patrons a premium car wash in exchange for a donation. The money will be distributed between the Children's Miracle Network, the 100 Club of the Texas Panhandle, the High Plains Children's Home and High Plains Food bank.

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