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  1. Amarillo city councilman says Wallace Bajalli leaving was 'Best thing to happen'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Now that master developer Wallace Bajjali is no longer working with the city, Amarillo city officials say they're left to pick up the pieces. "We believe in that downtown project, we're excited to see it happen.

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  2. Amarillo city councilman says Wallace Bajalli leaving was 'Best thing to happen'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Now that master developer Wallace Bajjali is no longer working with the city, Amarillo city officials say they're left to pick up the pieces. "We believe in that downtown project, we're excited to see it happen.

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  3. Coordinators say Amarillo Crimestoppers had record breaking 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Coordinators with Amarillo Crimestoppers said they received the most tips from callers they have ever gotten in the 2014 year. "The tip volume we received with crime stoppers alone was over 1600 tips for 2014," Amarillo Crimestoppers Cpl.

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  4. Moore County hosts third annual Refugee ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Musaab Alkhayatt is a refugee, moving to the Panhandle in 2008 after being persecuted for helping the U.S. Military. "I'm originally from Baghdad, Iraq, so after 2003, they asked for interpreters and people who can help with other languages.

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  5. Experts say exercise could have long-term health benefits for aging adultsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KVII-TV Amarillo

    The gym can be a little intimidating. Most gyms are filled with a zealous group of young people or a parade of the physically fit.

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  6. Amarillo WIC Program stands out nationwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KVII-TV Amarillo

    In December, WIC Director Margaret Payton received the news from the U.S. Department of Agriculture that the program had been awarded a nearly $320,000 grant to construct a green house. "It's a huge honor for Amarillo to be selected to do this," Payton said.

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  7. Amarillo mom launches diabetes awareness websiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Kim May, an Amarillo resident, has launched a website aimed at teaching people how to look for the signs and symptoms of Type 1 Diabetes. May said when her son was four, she watched her son get sicker in front of her eyes.

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  8. Amarillo receives $772,766 from HUD for homeless programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KVII-TV Amarillo

    "It benefits all of what we call the Continuum of Care , which is a group of homeless service providers. The Community Development Department chairs that committee, and they're involved in planning services and planning programs and planning funding for homeless needs in Amarillo," said Kathryn Foster, Community Development Program Coordinator.

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  9. Beads, glitter, paints & feathers: Organization preps for biggest Mardi Gras party in AmarilloRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Behind-the-scenes, Family Support Services is gearing up for Mardis Gras. Complete with beads, glitter, paints and feathers, the warehouse is decked out in decadent shades of gold, purple, and green.

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  10. Look twice for motorcyclists; 2nd major crash in 2 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Right now, officials are cleaning up a motorcycle versus pickup has shut down the far right lane on 10th near Pittsburgh in Amarillo. The motorcycle rider was taken to the hospital with possibly life-threatening injuries.

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  11. Amarillo Local Government Corporation cuts ties with Wallace BajjaliRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KVII-TV Amarillo

    The Amarillo Local Government Corporation has now voted to sever ties with the master developer for four major downtown projects. This, after the LGC said it learned late Monday that Wallace Bajjali Development Partners, LP had vacated their offices in Joplin Missouri.

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  12. Amarillo Downtown Development partner facing difficultiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Breaking today, the master developer behind three projects in Downtown Amarillo was the subject of a press conference held today by the City of Amarillo. The city clarified their contractual relationship with Wallace Bajjali Development Partners after the company reportedly vacated their offices Joplin, Missouri without notifying public officials in that city.

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  13. Eastbound lanes on SW 34th Street remain closed due to potholesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KVII-TV Amarillo

    As the snow melts away, the streets are left with a bigger mess than just mud. The snow has created large potholes on the eastbound side of 34th Street.

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  14. Watson named LSC Offensive Player of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Following three huge wins this past week for the No. 10 West Texas A&M women's basketball team, sophomore guard Sasha Watson has been named Lone Star Conference Offensive Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday.

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  15. Canyon man accused of stealing, breaking into vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Amarillo police have arrested a Canyon man accused of stealing a car and breaking into multiple other vehicles on Saturday in Amarillo. At about 8:30 p.m., Amarillo Police were called to the 4100 block of Tulane for a call on a man lurking around a neighborhood and getting inside parked vehicles on the block.

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  16. House fire in Amarillo displaces family, causes thousands of dollars in damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    A Monday morning fire in Amarillo has caused thousands of dollars in damage to a residence, leaving a family without a home. At around 8 a.m. the Amarillo Fire Department responded to the 3400 block of South Hill for heavy smoke coming out of a single story residence.

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  17. IRS warns citizens of tax phishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    The 2015 tax filing season is upon us and the IRS is warning citizens about fake emails and websites asking for your personal information. "They sound good, they sound friendly and you think most people want to take care of their obligations and you automatically figure you owe some money," said Amarillo resident, Kenneth Bates.

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  18. Police: Victim of Saturday domestic assault has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    The Amarillo Police Department is now classifying a Saturday morning domestic assault as a homicide after the victim, Joanna Elizabeth Salinas Olivas, 23, has died.

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  19. Basketball game to benefit science programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    The Amarillo Education Foundation organized a first time basketball benefit game in order to raise funds for science programs, but this game wasn't your ordinary pick-up game. "We have one team with prominent figures within the community, and they'll be playing against the Harlem Ambassadors ," AEF Executive Director, Susan Stevenson, said.

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  20. City of Amarillo working to remove snow from city streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Removing snow off city streets can sometimes be a tricky task. With the most recent snow storm, the City of Amarillo has worked hard to make the city streets safe.

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