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Amarillo, Texas is located in Potter County. Zip codes in Amarillo, TX include 79189, 79174, and 79102. The median home price in Amarillo is $144,900 which is roughly $69/per square foot. More Amarillo information.

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45 min ago | Amarillo.com

Asst. Fire Marshal: Suspect admitted starting fire that damaged San Jacinto home

A man was arrested on a charge of reckless arson after a structure fire caused major damage Friday morning n Amarillo's San Jacinto neighborhood.

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4 hrs ago | MyHighPlains.com

Seliger on School Finance Decision

On Thursday, Senator Kel Seliger issued the following statement in response to the school finance ruling made by State District Judge John Dietz.

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8 hrs ago | MyHighPlains.com

Drink, Drive, Go to Jail Campaign

TxDOT, along with the Amarillo Police Department and the Texas Department of Public Safety are holding a media conference at the Texas Department of Transportation's Travel Information Center to discuss the enforcement campaign for Labor Day weekend.

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14 hrs ago | Amarillo.com

Rain unlikely through Labor Day weekend

Today's forecast calls for partly cloudy skies and only a 20 percent chance of rain, which may come in the afternoon or evening, National Weather Service Amarillo meteorologist Lance Goehring said.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

MyHighPlains.com

Amarillo-Canyon Metro Area has $600 Million in Debt

Texans are paying the price for our economic success. According to the Texas Bond Review Board, some areas of the state are in debt to the tune of a $1 billion.

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MyHighPlains.com

An EnterPrize Challenge Success Story: Innovative Fueling Solutions

Established in 2010, Innovative Fueling Solutions sells, installs and services fueling equipment for fueling facilities.

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MyHighPlains.com

Labor Day Weekend Gas Price Outlook

Holiday weekend travelers can expect to catch a slight break at the gas pump. Gas prices are slowly dropping with Amarillo's average price at $3.23 per gallon.

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KVII-TV Amarillo

New charter school offers alternative approach to education

Premier High School of Amarillo is a ResponsiveEdA free public charter school offering students a non-traditional approach to education.

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Amarillo.com

Three-vehicle wreck on SW 45th closed two lanes

Drivers made their way around lane closures after a driver failed to control their speed and caused a three-vehicle accident in southwest Amarillo Thursday, police said.

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Amarillo.com

TxDOT announces Buffalo Stadium Road bridge detours

Detours are in place as Buffalo Stadium Road bridge over US Highway 87 remains closed through the fall, according to a TxDOT news release.

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MyHighPlains.com

Will WT Expansion Create Parking Problem Downtown?

The streets of Amarillo may get a little crowded in the near future. With West Texas A&M University expanding their downtown campus, parking may become a commodity.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Amarillo.com

Barn busters: Crew demolishing landmark restaurant building

Karen Smith Welch / Amarillo Globe-News Larry Capps, center, of Dallas Demolition tears into the Country Barn Steakhouse on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, with an excavator while Antonio Zepan, left, sprays water to prevent hot spots.

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MyHighPlains.com

Amarillo Police Investigate Afternoon Bank Robbery at Wells Fargo on Georgia

The suspect did hand a note to the teller demanding money and implied that he had a weapon.

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KVII-TV Amarillo

Amarillo hosts AQHA's World Championship Show

Approximately 600 exhibitors, 50-year-old or older, are competing this week in the ADEQUAN Select AQHA World Championship Show.

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KVII-TV Amarillo

Zoo seeks Boo Crew volunteers

It's time again for Amarillo Zoo's annual Halloween event, and the Zoo wants YOU to be part of the BOO Crew volunteer corps.

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MyHighPlains.com

Amarillo Police Arrest Woman in Stolen Vehicle on Drug Charges

Tuesday morning, Amarillo Police pulled over a vehicle that matched a description of a stolen vehicle in the 1300 block of N Johnson and detained 34-year-old Stephanie Janelle Betancourt.

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Beef Magazine

Meat Market Update | Last-Minute Holiday Weekend Buying Boosts Total Beef Sales

Ed Czerwien, USDA Market News reporter in Amarillo, TX, provides us with the latest outlook on boxed beef prices and the weekly cattle trade.

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Amarillo.com

APD: Man arrested after threatening store employees with baseball bat

Amarillo police arrested a man Monday night on an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge after he threatened jewelry store employees with a baseball bat, authorities said.

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Amarillo.com

Seliger announces town hall meetings

For the next two months, state Sen. Kel Seliger will host his annual town hall meetings throughout Senate District 31 and his first stops in the Texas Panhandle will be in Oldham, Hartley and Dallam counties next week.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

MyHighPlains.com

Amarillo to Crack Down on Payday Loan Industry

The city of Amarillo plans to crack down on payday lenders. The city council Tuesday held the first of two public hearings on the matter.

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