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  1. Community raises funds for 'TEXAS' family after tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Community members from the Texas Panhandle gathered at West Texas A&M's Branding Iron Theatre on Monday to support the family of Peyton Trueblood. Trueblood was tragically killed last Friday after an explosion at the Palo Duro Canyon.

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  2. Amarillo firefighters break record by raising $58,000 for MDARead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    For 60 years, firefighters have taken to the streets to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association , and this year, the 60th year, Amarillo set a record. The money will go to support research in search of treatments and cures, as well as funding programs, support groups, and clinics in West Texas.

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  3. 22 Amarillo residents win more than $102,000 from United's Monopoly GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    The United Family of stores today announced 22 Amarillo residents have taken home cash, gift cards and prizes valued at more than $500 each, totaling $102,600 from the company's PACK-UR-BAGS sweepstakes, as well as from Albertson's seventh annual Monopoly Collect and Win game, which was available for the first time this year at United Supermarkets, Market Street, Albertsons Market, Amigos and United Express locations in Dallas-Fort Worth, West Texas and New Mexico.

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  4. 22 Amarillo residents win more than $102,000 from United's Monopoly GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    The United Family of stores today announced 22 Amarillo residents have taken home cash, gift cards and prizes valued at more than $500 each, totaling $102,600 from the company's PACK-UR-BAGS sweepstakes, as well as from Albertson's seventh annual Monopoly Collect and Win game, which was available for the first time this year at United Supermarkets, Market Street, Albertsons Market, Amigos and United Express locations in Dallas-Fort Worth, West Texas and New Mexico.

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  5. West Texas town awaits 'Jade Helm' military exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    The West Texas town of Big Spring is among those that will see part of the Jade Helm 15 military exercise that has alarmed some Texans concerned about a federal takeover. ) that military officials had contracted with some local ranchers, but no one was expected to have to leave their homes during the exercise this summer.

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  6. Adopt a new puppy at the Zoo this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    This weekend is going to be full of fun activities if you're on your way to getting married or even looking for a new best friend. Starting today through the weekend, the Amarillo Zoo will be hosting their "Meet Your Best Friend" event from 1:00 - 4:00.

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  7. Canyon native named KU head women's basketball coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Schneider spent the past five seasons at Stephen F. Austin where his teams won 95 games and reached postseason play three times. Prior to that he was head coach at Emporia State for 12 seasons.

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  8. Dog flu not affecting the PanhandleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    A national outbreak of a new strain of dog flu has some pet owners concerned, but vets and kennel specialists are saying there is no reason for panic in the Panhandle. This new strain, titled H3N8 virus, is spreading rapidly across the midwestern states.

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  9. Charity bicyclist hit by truck, lives to tell his storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    A West Texas native, veteran, and self announced adventurist is recalling the details of an experience he won't soon forget. He was just about 150 miles into his journey when his situation took a turn for the worse.

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  10. Weightlifters aim to raise money for good causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    A non-profit called West Texas Strongman held its second annual Spring Strongman competition. But to the 32 men and women participating in the competition, it meant more than just lifting the most or getting an award-- it was about making a difference.

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  11. West Texas JDRF makes strides for diabetes researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    The West Texas chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is optimistic about diabetes research. The foundation says in recent years they've made great strides.

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  12. United stores trade cookies for fruitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    It's called the Kids Free Fruit Program and is available at any United Supermarket, Market Street, Albertsons Market and Amigos locations in West Texas. "As long as they are shopping with their parents, they can enjoy that.

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  13. Our Town Shamrock: Texas' biggest St. Patrick's Day festival kicks off this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Shamrock is home to Texas' tallest water tower and the old Tower station thats likeness was seen in the movie Cars , but it's also home to the state's biggest St. Patrick's Day celebration. "It's a big deal every year.

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  14. Officers knock on doors for Warrant Roundup weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Several law enforcement officers knocked on doors around Amarillo to serve thousands of outstanding warrants to residents who ignored the first warning. "We try to work out some kind of deal for them to pay warrants or they'll have to go to Randall County and sit it out," Amarillo Police's PACE Unit Officer Eric Quirk said.

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  15. Lubbock officer on leave in prostitution, oppression casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    A West Texas police officer has been charged with official oppression and prostitution after allegedly paying a woman for sex while off-duty. The eight-year officer was arrested Tuesday.

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  16. Toddler dies after being hit by vehicle in Dimmitt drivewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    West Texas police are investigating after a 14-month-old girl died after being run over by a vehicle in a driveway. Dimmitt police say the driver didn't see the toddler, who left a residence without being noticed Monday night.

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  17. Warm weather brings more fun this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    With temperatures hitting almost 80 degrees this weekend, we encourage you to go out and enjoy it! However, if you don't have plans yet, here's some things that may fill your weekend. The Amarillo Little Theatre is at it again this weekend.

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  18. 1 dead after plane crashes into West Texas TV towerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    One man is dead after the small aircraft he was flying crashed into a TV tower as he approached an airport in West Texas. Emergency workers searched late Wednesday near the KCBD-TV tower in Lubbock for any other victims.

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  19. Play for $80M in prizes from United Collect & Win GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Guests at participating locations will receive game tickets with each transaction and can earn extra tickets by purchasing products marked with bonus game tags. With more than 150,000 prizes available, including three $1 million grand prizes and three $500,000 dream vacation homes, guests can win by collecting stickers and redeeming them in-store or online, or by revealing an instant win game piece.

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  20. Technology changing the way colleges handle sexual violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Sexual violence is a hot topic on college campuses. However, according to the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault, 82 percent of victims do no report this type of crime to law enforcement.

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