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  1. Keep your weekend busy with more holiday eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KVII-TV Amarillo

    With just a week until Christmas, there are still plenty of things to do this weekend to keep you excited for the big holiday. This is the last weekend to check out Zoo Lights Safari at the Amarillo Zoo.

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  2. $119K of marijuana disguised as Christmas gifts found in West Texas traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Potter County Sheriff's Department deputies seized 34 pounds of marijuana disguised as Christmas gifts on Wednesday during a traffic stop in Amarillo, Lt. Patrick Zamora said.

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  3. Canadian soaks up another state crownRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Amarillo.com

    Canadian players soak head coach Chris Koetting after defeating Mason, 34-7, in the Class 2A Division I state high school football championship game Thursday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. Sean Steffen / Amarillo Globe-News Canadian players hold up their Class 2A Division I State Championship trophy after defeating Mason 34-7 Thursday, December 18, 2014 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.

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  4. Letter: Looking for a cause? Look at ARADRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Amarillo.com

    In the article "It's OK To Say 'No!'" in the Dec. 7 Wall Street Journal Sunday section of Amarillo Globe-News, the writer expounded on how to resist the many charity pleas of the season without being a Scrooge. The first option suggested was to say no to requests that didn't line up with our personal causes or concerns.

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  5. Best of Beilue: It's true! Famous actor moving to AmarilloRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Amarillo.com

    Editor's note: This column, taken from Jon Mark Beilue's book, "This Might be a Good Story ..." first appeared in the Amarillo Globe-News on April 1, 2011. At the risk of starting major traffic jams and having fans invent all sorts of excuses to make drives through the Wolflin area, this crazy rumor, which began about two years ago, is indeed no crazy rumor at all.

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  6. Warm clothes needed for winterRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Amarillo.com

    ... assistance for housing and groceries, covers the man's basic bills. But he cannot afford extras, including clothes. Amarillo Globe-News readers can help Empty Stocking Fund Recipient No. 23 and other individuals and families in need by contributing ...

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  7. Man pleads guilty in 35-pound meth bustRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Amarillo.com

    An Arizona man has pleaded guilty to a federal conspiracy charge linked to a New Mexico traffic stop that led to the seizure of more than 35 pounds of methamphetamine in Amarillo. Richard Romero Rosas, 45, of Glendale, Ariz., pleaded guilty Wednesday in Amarillo's U.S. District Court to a charge of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 500 grams of more of methamphetamine.

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  8. AC appoints new vice president of academic affairsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Amarillo.com

    The appointment of Deborah Vess, most recently vice president for academic affairs at Rivier University in Nashua, N.H., is effective Jan. 12, pending approval of the Amarillo College Board of Regents, according to a college news release. Vess is a native Amarilloan and a historian.

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  9. Amarillo named in magazine's Top 10 rankingRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Now the city can claim a top 10 ranking according to True West magazine for western towns that are actively keeping alive their western heritage. "This is one of the best things that has happened for Amarillo and Amarillo tourism since I've been here on the staff," said Eric Miller, director of communications for Amarillo Convention Visitor Council.

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  10. Teachers on the Rise: December's WinnersRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | MyHighPlains.com

    It's time to honor some great educators in our area who are making a big impact in their students' lives. H Elementary school winner, Michael Holloway, teaches at Vista Academy here in Amarillo.

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  11. AC Names Deborah Vess Chosen as Vice President of Academic AffairsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | MyHighPlains.com

    ... University. "We searched the country for the best candidate and found her," Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart, president of Amarillo College, said. "She was born and raised in Amarillo and brings a wealth of experiences with her as she moves back home." Vess ...

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  12. This might be a good storyRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Amarillo.com

    Purchace Jon Mark Beliue's book 'This Might be a Good Story...' by calling 806.345.3363 or stop by the Amarillo Globe-News at 900 S. Harrison St. Photographers; Katie White and Sean Steffen

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  13. Two Amarillo men indicted on child sex chargesRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Amarillo.com

    Roger Don Turben, 43, and Paul Dennis Sokolyk, 70, both of Amarillo, are facing multiple felony charges related to sexual contact with children under the age of 17. Turben has been indicted on five counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child alleging he had inappropriate sexual contact with a boy multiple times from July 26 to Aug. 9 of this year. "This is another case that illustrates how easy it is for predators to make contact with children and underlines the difficulty that parents face in protecting them," Barbee said.

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  14. Christmas balloon glow set in Palo Duro CanyonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Amarillo.com

    The floor of Palo Duro Canyon will be lit up for the holidays with a special one-night balloon glow. Amarillo hot-air balloonists will hold a balloon glow at the canyon's Mack Dick Pavillion from 5 to 7 p.m., weather permitting.

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  15. Hollabaugh Earns Second Team Daktronics All-America HonorsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | MyHighPlains.com

    West Texas A&M sophomore kicker Conner Hollabaugh was one of three student-athletes from the Lone Star Conference to earn Daktronics All-America accolades. Hollabaugh, an Amarillo native and Caprock High School product, walked-on at WT earning the starting kicking spot this season.

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  16. Amarillo Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week 12/18/14Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | MyHighPlains.com

    If you have any information on Jose Hernandez, contact Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400 or submit a tip on-line at amapolice.org .

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  17. Crime Stoppers: Reward boosted for man wanted in homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Amarillo.com

    Amarillo Crimes Stoppers is offering an increased reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to the arrest of a fugitive suspected of murder in the death of an Amarillo man in November, police said. Jose Miguel Hernandez, 21, is wanted on a Potter County warrant for murder in connection with a homicide that occurred around 9 p.m. on Sunday, November 23, at a residence at 1621 N. Garfield Street in Amarillo.

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  18. The Aviary Creative Team for Staged Reading of Montgomery Sutton's ADVENTRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... of the Dramatists Guild of America and Actor's Equity Association. Ian Ferguson (Dan) is a Dallas based actor from Amarillo, TX. Ian has appeared on professional stages across Dallas, including: Kitchen Dog Theater (The Arsonists), Second Thought ...

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  19. Letter: It's good to live in the Texas PanhandleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Amarillo.com

    On Dec. 9, after having day surgery at BSA in Amarillo, my wife and I stopped at the IHOP on east Interstate 40, as I had not eaten that day. There were two men in the booth next to us.

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  20. Musicians spice up carols: Local favorites, Get Out! offer Christmas gift to readersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Amarillo.com

    Mesquite County -- Eric Hinojos, from left, Perry Justus, Larry Tye, Austin Allan and C.J. Carter -- perform "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town." For our annual Christmas gift to our readers, we asked some of Amarillo's favorite musicians to come to the AGN-TV studios to record their favorite holiday tunes.

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