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  1. Saturday night shooting sends two to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KVII-TV Amarillo

    The Amarillo Police Department is on the scene of a shooting that sent two people to the hospital, including a child, Saturday night. According to police a woman was found at the scene with two gunshot wounds, one in the leg and one in the shoulder.

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  2. Amarillo Boy Scouts go 'Scouting for Food'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Hundreds of Boy Scouts in Amarillo partnered with the High Plains Food Bank, going door-to-door collecting food donations in the annual Scouting for Food drive. "We're blessed.

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  3. Welding sparks grass fire in southwest AmarilloRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KVII-TV Amarillo

    The man was working off South Soncy and Hunsley Hills Road. Officials said the fire did not threaten any structures in the area.

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  4. 4 people shot near Amarillo elementary school; police investigateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Four people were treated for gunshot wounds after a shooting took place near an Amarillo elementary school last night. Police continue their investigation.

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  5. Child abuse numbers up in the Texas PanhandleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Following a ten year trend where reported cases of confirmed child abuse in the Texas Panhandle held steady, the numbers of cases increased between 8.5 percent and 9 percent according to the Texas Department State Health Services. Like so many people who work in the respective field of child abuse prevention and neglect, Janice James is concerned following the announcement that confirmed cases of child abuse rose significantly in 2014 in the Texas Panhandle.

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  6. Enjoy the weather and weekend with some musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Spring is in full force, and we have a list of things for you to do to make sure you have a great weekend. Any fans of the symphony out there? Tonight and tomorrow, the Amarillo Symphony will be putting on a performance they are calling, "trailblazers."

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  7. ABC 7 Investigates: Legislators look to reform EDCsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KVII-TV Amarillo

    The Amarillo Economic Development Corporation or AEDC has been in the headlines recently because of an ongoing federal investigation into their purchase of the Commerce Building in Downtown Amarillo. Now, a bill filed by Texas State Representative John Smithee seeks to improve transparency and change the way they keep the public informed of their business dealings.

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  8. Amarillo takes new approach to impending road projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Steven Graves joined the ABC7 Amarillo news team in December 2014. He was born and raised in Upper Marlboro, a city in Prince George's County, Md.

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  9. NW Texas Panhandle gets $15M in grid upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    This, after continued growth in electric demand in the area, Xcel said. The same high-voltage transmission facilities were upgraded just three years ago as part of Xcel's Power of the Plains transmission improvement project.

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  10. Amarillo could feel impact from state legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    During Tuesday's work session, Amarillo councilmembers took notes and thought about possible changes that could be coming if certain bills are passed into law. "There are numerous bills out there that could affect just some of the basics of city government," said City Manager Jarrett Atkinson.

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  11. Man arrested for kidnapping, assault of ex-girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    A 29-year-old Amarillo man is behind bars after police responded to two incidents involving reports of a woman screaming. At nearly 8 p.m. on March 23, police responded to the Petro Truck Stop near Lakeside Drive and I-40 after witnesses reported seeing a man trying to force a woman into a vehicle in the parking lot.

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  12. Ag expert warns of invasive pest near New MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    An entomologist at New Mexico State University, Jane Pierce, issued the warning to New Mexico farmers on Monday. She says the pest has been moving westward from South Texas into the Panhandle.

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  13. Expanding I-27; Texas cities consider changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Right now, talks are in the works and meetings are being held to gather interest for the possible expansion of I-27. The current highway stretches from Amarillo to Lubbock.

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  14. Fire Departments prepare for Wildfires as temperatures riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    After the devastation that destroyed dozens of homes in Fritch last year, volunteer firefighters are working to ensure it doesn't happen again Chief Ronnie Morrison of the Fritch Volunteer Fire Station said they've been preparing by going over all their procedures, checking the equipment, and training their firefighters. "Any volunteer fire department has a hard time getting everyone trained.

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  15. National Puppy Day brings awareness to animal issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Puppies. They are adorable and often times irresistible. But here in the Texas Panhandle there are too many puppies being abandoned and not enough homes.

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  16. Amarillo theatre debuts classic movie remakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Steven Graves joined the ABC7 Amarillo news team in December 2014. He was born and raised in Upper Marlboro, a city in Prince George's County, Md.

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  17. Police investigating Sunday afternoon shooting in AmarilloRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Right now, police are investigating a shooting that happened Sunday afternoon on the 1100 block of North Hayden in Amarillo. Comments are the sole responsibility of the person posting them; they are not reflective of the views or opinions of Sinclair Communications, KVII, its directors or employees.

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  18. Tips for decorating your home in early SpringRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    "It's Spring and I just felt like I need a little pop of color in the yard and so I came for my pansies. Nothing says Spring like pansies," Nancy Ormson.

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  19. Amarillo MS Society hosts burger cookout to raise awareness for diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    The Amarillo MS Society held a burger cookout today to raise funds in order to help bring awareness to the disease. According to the National MS Society website , MS, or multiple sclerosis, is a disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information between the brain and body.

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  20. Reality TV show looking to shoot episodes in the PanhandleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    The show's producers contacted the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce in hopes of finding a location to shoot an episode or two next month. The show is in need of people who have a barn or a garage or storage unit on their property full of antiques and collectibles that are willing to sell.

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