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  1. Lubbock Salvation Army team deploying, Xcel crews available to assist with Hurricane MichaelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Efforts are underway on the Panhandle and South Plains to assist residents of Florida and Georgia impacted by Hurricane Michael. The hurricane, which made landfall as a powerful Category 4 storm Wednesday afternoon along the Florida panhandle, was already being blamed for widespread power outages, flooding and other damage by late Wednesday.

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  2. Savvy Shopper: This week's deals going beyond the grocery storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    In addition to highlighting grocery offers, this Wednesday's article also features several other opportunities for greater value. In fact, it's a mother lode! With this article showing just a portion of what's available, you can get access to many more at the provided links and on our Facebook page .

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  3. Panhandle's Canadian receives cultural district designation, northernmost in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    To an out-of-towner at first glance, it might seem like a misspelling of the United State's northern neighbor - Canada. The small town in the Texas Panhandle is known around these parts for its charming downtown and vibrant arts scene.

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  4. Strong, widespread rain chances in forecast for Panhandle/South Plains Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The chance for more rainfall remains strong through the week after wetter weather already has made an impact in rain gauges - along with major lakes across - on the Panhandle/South Plains. Forecasters with the National Weather Service in Lubbock and Amarillo are calling for a continued chance of precipitation through the end of the week, with 1 to 2 inches of rain expected for much of the area.

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  5. Man charged in teen's kidnapping near AmarilloRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A kidnapping suspect has been indicted after authorities say he abducted a 15-year-old girl in the Texas Panhandle and drove her to New Mexico, where he tried to force himself on her at a gas station. A federal indictment filed Thursday charges Royce Wade Lander with kidnapping.

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  6. A-J Remembers: Quitaque became the trading place of choice during frontier daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2018 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 30, descendants of the pioneers will pay a virtual visit to a time when guns and ammunition could be exchanged for stolen horses or stolen people. The latest weaponry technology was high on the demand scale, and could be paid for by Comanches bearing buffalo hides, meat, or the most valuable coin of all - living, breathing captives.

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  7. WTAMU in Texas Panhandle celebrates becoming All-Steinway SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2018 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The West Texas A&M University School of Music will celebrate its All-Steinway School designation and the naming of the designation in honor of Marjorie Urban beginning 5:30 p.m.Friday, June 29, with a dinner and piano performance by internationally celebrated Steinway artist. The evening will begin with a dedication reception honoring naming donors Dr. Steve and Mrs. Joan Urban and other lead donors, and the unveiling of the Steinway Wall of Honor in the Grand Lobby of the Fine Arts Complex.

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  8. Savvy Shopper Lubbock has resources to keep kids entertained during summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2018 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Even though I was raised in a time and a town where the diversions were few, I could always find a way to stay occupied during the summer. However, since that was many years ago, it's probably fair to say that my recollections are filtered through a rose-colored lens.

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  9. Remains of 8 veterans found in Amarillo buried in formal ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2018 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The remains of eight U.S. military veterans stored for years 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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  10. Legislator: Vet school operational funding top priorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2018 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    State Rep. John Smithee says the prime consideration entering January's legislative session is securing operational funding for the Texas Tech University School of Veterinary Medicine. “I don't think our Panhandle delegation has a higher goal than to secure the vet school's operational funds,” he said.

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  11. 'TEXAS Outdoor Musical' in Palo Duro Canyon is a favorite of locals and tourists alikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2018 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Where can you find history of the Texas Panhandle come to life - highlighted by music, singing, dancing and nightly fireworks? It's the Official Play of Texas, "TEXAS Outdoor Musical,"  and this year marks the 53rd year for the iconic play, a favorite of locals and tourists alike. Opening night was Friday.

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  12. Mallard Fire grows to 75K acres, destroys home in Panhandle Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Emergency crews were still battling a massive wildfire in Armstrong County Tuesday that has now burned more than 75,000 acres of grassland and destroyed a home since it began last week. Crews from the Texas A&M Forest Service and volunteer fire departments from other areas have been working to get the Mallard Fire under control since it was reported last Wednesday southeast of Amarillo, but it was still only 20 percent contained by Tuesday morning, according to the forest service.

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  13. Massive Panhandle wildfire scorches 73K acres, contributes to severe thunderstormRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A massive wildfire in the Panhandle has scorched more than 73,000 acres, prompted numerous road closures and contributed to the creation of a severe thunderstorm. Emergency crews are still working to contain the Mallard Fire in Armstrong County that began last week and, by Monday afternoon, was only 20 percent contained, with crews from the Texas A&M Forest Service and area volunteer fire departments battling the blaze, according to updates from the forest service.

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  14. Council approves AEDC vet school funding pledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Amarillo City Council voted in favor of an arrangement Tuesday guaranteeing the Texas Tech University School of Veterinary Medicine concept would come to fruition, supporting an Amarillo Economic Development Corporation pledge of up to $69 million toward the completion of the $90 million project. Council members voted 5-0 to authorize the EDC to enter into an amended Local Incentives Agreement to establish a veterinary school in Amarillo, in partnership with Texas Tech University and the Texas Tech University System.

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  15. 108 pounds of pot seized; 1 arrested Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Drugs allegedly being transported from California to Oklahoma were intercepted Friday afternoon in the Texas Panhandle, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. At about 12:45 p.m., a trooper stopped a 2018 Chevrolet Impala traveling east on Interstate 40 near Groom for a traffic violation.

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  16. Phillips 66 working to provide fuel to Lubbock, Amarillo after Borger refinery issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2018 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Phillips 66 on Saturday was working to provide alternate fuel supplies to the Lubbock area in response to possible shortages caused by a "maintenance" issue at its Borger Refinery in the Panhandle. A spokesperson for Phillips 66 on Saturday sent the following statement in response to A-J questions about a possible gasoline supply in the area, prompted in part by a sign telling of a lack of premium gasoline at a Lubbock United Express store.

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  17. Former first lady helps raise funds Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Texas Panhandle residents suffering from depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder or addiction have a champion in former first lady Laura Bush. Bush was in town Wednesday on behalf of her namesake, the Laura W. Bush Institute for Women's Health, for the 10th anniversary of the Power of the Purse luncheon in the Heritage Room at the Amarillo Civic Center.

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  18. Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas facing tornado and wildfire threats Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2018 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Emergency officials in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas are bracing for two types of disasters as spring gets into full swing: The start of what's historically the most active time of year for tornadoes plus wildfire threats brought on by severe drought. April, May and June are the most active months in the U.S. for tornadoes.

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  19. Hale Center hires Brownfield's Smith amid other staff decisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Hale Center ISD's school board and superintendent Steven Pyburn had a busy Thursday and capped it with the hiring of a new head football coach. Jeff Smith accepted the Owls' open coaching and athletics director position after spending the past season at Brownfield.

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  20. West Texas cotton farmers enjoy record numbers Updated Mar 20 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2018 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    When the Carson County Gin is cranked up and the cotton is flowing -- being transformed from a harvest crop full of sticks, seeds and field trash into the white fibers ready to be sold at market -- it's hard to carry on a normal conversation. Well lately, workers do more shouting than talking on the floor of the gin located along U.S. Highway 60 between Panhandle and White Deer.

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