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Wednesday | Amarillo.com

Pair arrested after selling meth to undercover officer

Amarillo police arrested two people on drug charges after they sold $10,000 worth of methamphetamine to an undercover officer Tuesday at a parking lot in southwest Amarillo.

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Related Topix: Amarillo, TX, Drugs

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Amarillo.com

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The U.S. Small Business Administration has guaranteed 155 loans worth $65 million to small businesses in Potter and Randall counties since 2009, a regional administrator for the agency said Monday.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Potter County, TX, Amarillo, TX, Happy, TX

Examiner.com

Family says Randall County deputy endangered their son when he shot barking dog

An family in Canyon County, Texas is grieving their dog this week. Please take the time to read the story of Blue, owned and loved by Toni and Tom Walker.

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Related Topix: Rains County, TX

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Amarillo.com

Kidsfest to help families prepare to start school

Jay Ricci reads "Dinosaurs Love Underpants" by Claire Freedman and Ben Cort to children during a Kidsfest reading session last year at Amarillo Civic Center Complex.

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Related Topix: Amarillo, TX, Family, Kids, Marquez, TX, Happy, TX

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KVII-TV Amarillo

Jails considering sale of e-cigs to inmates

Certain companies have started reaching out to jails to start selling the popular product to inamtes.

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Related Topix: Potter County, TX, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Graham Leader

Area illiteracy rates below state average

This data is taken from a 2009 National Center for Education Statistics study and breaks down the percentage of adult illiteracy within eight area counties.

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Related Topix: Texas, Stephens County, TX, Palo Pinto County, TX, Starr County, TX, Amarillo, TX

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Amarillo.com

One person dead in fiery crash

One person was killed and another was hospitalized on Sunday after a three-vehicle accident on Interstate 27 near Happy.

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Related Topix: Happy, TX, Amarillo, TX

KVII-TV Amarillo

Wanted fugitive arrested during traffic stop

On July 20, at approximately 7:30 p.m., Amarillo police officers stopped a vehicle for traffic violations in the 4600 block of S. Crockett.

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Related Topix: Amarillo, TX

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Amarillo.com

Seminar pulls veil off payday loan biz

Payday and auto title loans are big business in Amarillo, and city leaders will hear from two experts and the public on Monday about possibly regulating the lenders.

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Related Topix: Amarillo, TX, Texas, Armstrong County, TX, Carson County, TX

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Amarillo.com

APD: Fugitive of the Week wanted for indecency with a child

Amarillo police are asking citizens for information that will help them locate Christopher Stephen Beck, 35, a fugitive from Randall County, wanted since July 2 for indecency with a child.

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Related Topix: Amarillo, TX

Wed Jul 16, 2014

KVII-TV Amarillo

Self defense law may benefit resident in Colonies apartment shooting

The Castle doctrine may be on one Amarillo resident's side after shooting a man who broke into his apartment during a party and assaulted him at the Colonies apartments on Hillside.

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Related Topix: Life, Self Defense, Amarillo, TX

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Amarillo.com

NWS: Showers and thunderstorms continue through Thursday

Thunderstorms and showers are expected to return to the area Tuesday meteorologists with the National Weather Service in Amarillo said.

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Related Topix: Weather, Amarillo, TX, Natural Disasters, Flood, Potter County, TX

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Amarillo.com

17-year-old killed in July 4th rollover identified

Officials said the driver of a 2000 GMC Jimmy, Ryan Wayne Johnson, 17, was killed after the vehicle rolled and pinned him in the wreckage.

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Related Topix: Amarillo, TX, Canyon, TX

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Amarillo.com

Nancy Tanner creates judicial transition team

The apparent next Potter County judge announced Friday she has formed a transition team to smooth and speed her move into the office Jan. 1. Nancy Tanner, who won the Republican primary and doesn't face a Democrat in the Nov. 4 election, said she wants to start leading as soon as she takes office, so she appointed seven people to the team.

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Related Topix: Potter County, TX, Amarillo, TX

Wed Jul 09, 2014

MyHighPlains.com

APD Investigating Early Morning Auto Burglaries

Amarillo Police responded to a call early Wednesday morning in the 2100 block of SE 38th on someone prowling around the area.

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Related Topix: Amarillo, TX

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Amarillo.com

Animal Control changes name, procedures

The city of Amarillo has a new name and new objectives for its animal control department after controversy arose surrounding the department's euthanasia practices, according to a city news release issued Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Amarillo, TX

Sat Jul 05, 2014

KVII-TV Amarillo

Teenager killed in Fourth of July crash

The Randall County Sheriff's Office said it happened just after 11:00 p.m. Friday night in the 13900 block of Johns Way Blvd. in the River Falls addition in eastern Randall County.

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Amarillo.com

17-year-old killed in rollover

Officials said a 17-year-old was killed Friday in a one-vehicle accident south of Amarillo in the 13900 block of Johns Way Boulevard.

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Related Topix: Amarillo, TX

Wed Jul 02, 2014

KVII-TV Amarillo

Pronews 7 Investigates: Moving forward at Animal Control

Right now, the city of Amarillo is conducting its own internal investigation into Animal Control following a no-bill from a Randall County Grand Jury.

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Related Topix: Amarillo, TX, Criminal Defense Law, Law

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