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  1. Cotton season has been tough, but the forecast shows a strong finishRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Amarillo.com

    Cotton growers on the South Plains have been battling weather seemingly all season, so a clear and warm October would come as a blessing. More recently, the issue was the two weeks in late September with cool temperatures and heavy cloud cover.

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  2. Floydada farmers say pumpkins suffer weather woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 8 | Amarillo.com

    It's the peak time of year to harvest pumpkins, but the weather hasn't been so kind to one of Floyd County's most famous crops. Lindsey Pyle with Pumpkin Pyle in Floydada said crops looked good and the harvest season was showing promise until a string of heavy rainfall moved across the South Plains and tagged Floydada a couple weeks ago.

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  3. Powering up after Irma: Local Xcel Energy workers return from giant restorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 1 | Amarillo.com

    Dozens of Xcel Energy workers from the region were part of what industry experts are calling the largest power restoration effort in the history of the United States. The 36 Xcel employees left from the Amarillo Technical Center on Sept.

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  4. Seliger to host town halls in Carson, Hutchinson countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 28 | Amarillo.com

    State Sen. Kel Seliger, R-Amarillo, is continuing his annual tour through the counties of District 31 and meeting with citizens of the Texas Panhandle, South Plains and Permian Basin next week, including stops in Panhandle, and Borger.

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  5. Extra rainfall helps Lake Alan Henry stay consistentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 23 | Amarillo.com

    One of Lubbock's key water sources - providing about 20 percent of the city's water so far this year - now sits at about 87 percent full as summer draws to an end. Last year at this time it was nearly 91 percent full, and six months ago it was at 95 percent.

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  6. South Plains veteran honored for WWII service in FranceRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    Edward Dillon is shown in his uniform in this photo from the World War II era. Edward Garland Dillon, a World War II soldier who grew up 55 miles east of Lubbock, has never been forgotten.

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  7. Centennial Bank donates building to city of PlainviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    After more than 50 years at 201 W. Sixth St. in Plainview, Centennial Bank formally announced at a news conference on Tuesday that the building will be donated to the city of Plainview to be used as city hall. Formerly Hale County State Bank, the 43,000 square foot building is larger than the bank needs to operate, said South Plains and Panhandle Regional President Matt Kelley.

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  8. 'Small land sale' prices skyrocket around Amarillo, LubbockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    The average price-per-acre of "small land purchases" in the Texas Panhandle and South Plains shot up 34.8 percent from 2015 to 2016, according to a recently released Texas Association of Realtors study . Small land purchases in Region 1, which spans from the top of the Texas Panhandle to Midland and Odessa, are defined as 159 acres or less.

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  9. Texas Panhandle Honor Flight canceled for first time due to funding deficitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    Veterans salute at the Navy Yard Ceremony during the 2016 Honor Flight in Washington, D.C., from September 15 through 17. For the first time since it began serving veterans in 2008, the Texas Panhandle Honor Flight organization won't be able to fund a trip to Washington, D.C., in 2017. TPHF officers said they are about $80,000 short of the money they need for their annual excursion.

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  10. Xcel proposes fuel surcharge, would be fifth rate increase since OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    Xcel Energy proposed a $1.48 fuel surcharge to adjust to natural gas market prices on Friday, the fifth increase the company has enacted or proposed since October 2016. The increases would total a combined $11.89 per month - roughly 11 percent of the average residential bill - if the surcharge is approved.

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  11. Region's Silent Wings Museum highlights WWII planes, Pearl HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    This CG-4A glider was photographed while landing on a dirt surface at twilight at the South Plains Army Airfield in the 1943-1944 era. A Lodestar aircraft is shown towing two CG-4A gliders into the air at South Plains Army Airfield in 1943 or 1944.

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  12. Amarillo native to shine at 2017 Lubbock LightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    Amarillo native Joe Ely will be among the three musicians honored Thursday night at the third annual Lubbock Lights concert at the Allen Theatre in the Texas Tech Student Union. Music producer and musician Maines said, "I'll be sitting between two giants of the songwriting world - Sonny Curtis and Joe Ely - a couple of swell, West Texas guys.

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  13. Report says phosphine gas caused death of Balderas kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    Toxicology reports on the four Balderas children who died in an accidental pesticide poisoning in January confirm they died of acute aluminum phosphide exposure and pulmonary edema, according to documents released on Wednesday by Judge Gary L. Jackson. Toxicology reports on the four Balderas children who died in an accidental pesticide poisoning in January confirm they died of acute aluminum phosphide exposure and pulmonary edema, according to documents released on Wednesday by Judge Gary L. Jackson.

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  14. Toxicology reports confirms Balderas children died from phosphine gasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    Toxicology reports on the four Balderas children who died in an accidental pesticide poisoning in January confirm they died of acute aluminum phosphide exposure and pulmonary edema, according to documents released on Wednesday by Judge Gary L. Jackson. Toxicology reports on the four Balderas children who died in an accidental pesticide poisoning in January confirm they died of acute aluminum phosphide exposure and pulmonary edema, according to documents released on Wednesday by Judge Gary L. Jackson.

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  15. Grants will help students enter higher paying jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    The Plainview School District has received $36,908 in High Demand Job Training grants from the Texas Workforce Commission, the Lubbock Economic Development Corporation and the Plainview/Hale County Economic Development Corporation. The funding is intended to help them create an avenue for secondary school students to gain useful skills which will help them enter the workforce at a pay rate above minimum wage.

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  16. 3 storm chasers with Weather Channel ties killed in 2-vehicle crash near Spur, TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    Three storm chasers were killed in a two-vehicle crash in Dickens County as a line of tornadic thunderstorms moved through the South Plains on Tuesday. News of the crash spread quickly through the weather-monitoring community, prompting an outpouring of support for the chasers who were from out of state, including a statement from The Weather Channel.

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  17. South Plains community rallies in support after Panhandle firesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    South Plains residents are rallying to help their neighbors affected by this week's wildfires that blazed through nearly half a million acres and left four people dead in the northern Panhandle. Crystal Vinson of First Christian Church said Friday that Lubbock residents have already filled the church's collection container with bottles of water, sports drinks and baby wipes to help firefighters battling the blazes.

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  18. Panhandle students owe slightly more, but default lessRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    "A college degree is one of the cornerstones of the American dream and opens the door to job opportunities and professional fulfillment," Rep. Mac Thornberry said on Thursday. Students in the U.S. congressional district that encompasses the Texas Panhandle hold, on average, more loan debt than the state average.

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  19. Ice storm more bark than bite for Amarillo, 31,000 in northeastern Panhandle lose powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    Tom Ladd and his 9-month-old Labrador Cooper had ice-canopied Lipscomb Street to themselves Sunday afternoon. The National Weather Service reported that Amarillo received nearly 1.7 inches of rain between Friday and 9 a.m. Sunday.

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  20. Economist to Plains Cotton Growers: Global market looking upRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    Robinson, a cotton economist for Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, told Plains Cotton Growers on Wednesday that when China sold 12 million bales from its stocks, that release didn't hurt prices the way he'd worried it would. "Amazingly, the market went up," he said.

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