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  1. Excel Title Group, LLC aquires First American Title officesRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2015 | Amarillo.com

    Excel Title Group, LLC of Plano has acquired the assets of the First American Title offices in Amarillo and Canyon, according to Underwood Law Firm Attorney Scott Luna, CEO of Excel Title Group. All employees have been retained, and Deb Strother has been appointed Division Manager of the Excel-Amarillo operation.

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  2. Ex-Border Patrol agent in Texas gets 6 years for sex assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | Amarillo.com

    A former U.S. Border Patrol agent in West Texas has been sentenced to six years in prison for having sex with a 15-year-old girl. The El Paso Times reports 29-year-old Luis Angel Lozada pleaded guilty to three counts of sexual assault and three counts of sexual performance of a child.

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  3. Lawmakers urge voters to approve amendmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2015 | Amarillo.com

    When early voting for Tuesday's constitutional amendment election began on Oct. 19, Gov. Greg Abbott went on a media blitz to urge Texas voters to go to the polls and approve all seven propositions on the ballot. "Beginning today, you can vote to cut your property taxes and build better roads by voting early in the 2015 Constitutional Amendment Election at any polling location in your county," Abbott wrote in an op-ed column for the Dallas Morning News.

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  4. West Texas A&M and Eastern New Mexico FootballRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2015 | Amarillo.com

    Images from the West Texas A&M and Eastern New Mexico football game on Halloween at Happy State Bank Field at Kimbrough Memorial Stadium.

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  5. Beilue: Ex-cop tells stories of fun, hurt in bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2015 | Amarillo.com

    Milton Pool, a young Amarillo cop in 1960, was patrolling along East Fourth Street and some rough bars when he could see through a window of the Busy Bee and what seemed to be a fight. Pool radioed in, and then took a gander inside.

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  6. WT sprints past 'Hounds: Buffs reclaim Wagon Wheel with 4th-quarter offensive burstRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2015 | Amarillo.com

    West Texas A&M players sing the school fight song while celebrating with the Wagon Wheel after defeating Eastern New Mexico, 52-42, on Saturday at Happy State Bank Field at Kimbrough Memorial Stadium. West Texas A&M's Chazz Slatinsky celebrates a fumble recovery against Eastern New Mexico on Saturday at Happy State Bank Field at Kimbrough Memorial Stadium.

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  7. WT defense sparks 24-14 victory over KingsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | Amarillo.com

    With their backs against the wall and their season on the line, the West Texas A&M Buffaloes stepped up on a rainy and windy evening at Javelinas Stadium to earn a gutsy 24-14 win over Lone Star Conference rival Texas A&M-Kingsville on Saturday night. The victory snapped WT's three-game losing streak, improving the Buffs to 3-4 overall and 2-3 in the LSC.

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  8. Economist: Permian oil economy has shrunk 27 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | Amarillo.com

    The Texas Permian Basin Petroleum Index, which measures the Texas portion of the Permian Basin, fell below 300 in September, sinking 26.6 percent from September 2014 and is 27 percent below its November 2014 peak of 381.3, said Amarillo economist Karr Ingham. Crude oil prices continue to fuel the decline, averaging $41.91 per barrel in September, 53.2 percent below the $89.57 averaged in September 2014.

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  9. An achieverRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | Amarillo.com

    If the Boys Ranch cross country team punches a 14th consecutive trip to the state championships Monday at the Region I-2A meet in Lubbock, the key for the Roughriders could be legally blind senior Jaym'n Kelly. Kelly, who ran at the state meet as a sophomore and wrestled well enough to qualify for regionals that same year, runs with the aid of thick glasses looking more like goggles.

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  10. Stranded motorists rescued from high waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | Amarillo.com

    Dozens of West Texas motorists stranded in high water have been rescued as a storm system dumped heavy rain before moving eastward. The National Weather Service says Odessa received more than 3 inches of rain Thursday.

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  11. Boyd named AC distinguished alumnusRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Amarillo.com

    Many of Amarillo's prominent residents filled the Amarillo Country Club Ballroom to honor local businessman Ron Boyd as he received the Amarillo College 2015 Distinguished Alumnus Award on Wednesday afternoon. "I'm very proud to have this honor bestowed upon me," said Boyd, owner of Duncan & Boyd Jewelers.

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  12. A degree of debt: Loans top concern for prospective college studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Amarillo.com

    Jay Jones, a computer information student at Amarillo College, cleans a loaner laptop Tuesday at the Washington Street campus bookstore. Jones' on-campus job cleaning and repairing computers helps him pay for school.

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  13. Some farmers in West Texas raise concerns about pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Amarillo.com

    The tranquility of lifelong San Elizario farmer Abraham Grijalva has been disrupted by the banging and beeping of heavy machinery ripping through acres of cotton crops while building an underground natural gas pipeline less than 100 yards from his front door. Grijalva, 70, has been working since he was 10 years old on farmland located just a few yards from the border fence.

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  14. Beilue: Think not of what is, but what could be for MPEVRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2015 | Amarillo.com

    There's a bit of irony to claims the makeover of the Civic Center should be the focus of a downtown multi-purpose venue and not a ballpark. Agreed, the impact would be greater, but so would five times the cost - probably $150 million that would come only out of citizens' pockets through a property tax increase.

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  15. Rural amendmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | Amarillo.com

    Of all the proposed constitutional amendments on the Nov. 3 ballot, Proposition 5 is the only one that has a West Texas stamp on it. Senate Joint Resolution 17 would "authorize counties with a population of 7,500 or less to perform private road construction and maintenance," according to the Office of the Texas Secretary of State.

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  16. WT Buffs hope to get back in win column against LionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | Amarillo.com

    West Texas A&M is in desperate need of a win when it hosts Lone Star Conference opponent and No. 14-ranked Texas A&M-Commerce at 5 p.m today on Happy State Bank Field at Kimbrough Memorial Stadium.

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  17. West Texas A&M men's basketballRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Amarillo.com

    Thursday afternoon second-year WT head basketball coach Tom Brown greeted 14 players to the first practice of the 2014-15 men's season at the First United Bank Center. The Buffs finished 17-12 overall and 12-4 at home in Brown's first year.

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  18. Analysts: Gas prices drop again after surgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Amarillo.com

    A recent surge in oil prices and an increased number of oil refinery maintenance projects are to blame for last week's rise in gasoline prices, though prices have since dropped. Last week, the average price of gasoline in Amarillo rose 18 cents per gallon, averaging $2.25 per gallon on Sunday, according to gasbuddy.com.

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  19. WT's Alridge-Mitchell tough to slow downRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Amarillo.com

    Senior running back Geremy Alridge-Mitchell added another chapter to his historic West Texas A&M career in a 24-17 loss at Midwestern State on Saturday. Alridge-Mitchell joined rare air, especially at pass happy WT, putting the Buffs on his back and carrying the ball a career-high 40 times on the turf at Memorial Stadium.

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  20. Police: Canyon man Tasered after firing shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Amarillo.com

    At 5:45 p.m., A report of gunfire brought Canyon police, West Texas A&M police, Randall County sheriff's deputies and Texas Department of Public Safety troopers to a house in the 2400 block of 10th Avenue. "He was extremely disorderly and was trying to gain entry back into the house at the time," Canyon Police Chief Dale Davis said.

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