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  1. Customs agents seize marijuana at Texas borderRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Federal authorities have arrested a West Texas man who they say tried to cross the U.S. border with nearly 150 pounds of marijuana hidden in his car bumper. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials say the 25-year-old from El Paso was arrested over the weekend at the Paso Del Norte Bridge while entering Texas from Mexico.

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  2. Customs agents seize marijuana at Texas borderRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Federal authorities have arrested a West Texas man who they say tried to cross the U.S. border with nearly 150 pounds of marijuana hidden in his car bumper. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials say the 25-year-old from El Paso was arrested over the weekend at the Paso Del Norte Bridge while entering Texas from Mexico.

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  3. WTAMU Center for Learning Disabilities offers conference on DyslexiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    According to the National Center of Learning Disabilities, 2.4 million students have been diagnosed with some sort of learning difference, with dyslexia being the most prevalent. "He has a very difficult time writing, because with dyslexia, in his head the words are jumbled, they're backwards,:" said Haley Ernhert as she described her son's experience with dyslexia.

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  4. Buffs' LB Carter James is LSC Defensive Player of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    James had a career- high 21 tackles in the Buffs' 34-13 victory over No. 25 Midwestern State Saturday night.

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  5. Saying 'see ya later' to Meredith KellerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    "It felt weird waking up this morning knowing this would be my last day here," said Keller. "I'm going to do my best not to cry."

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  6. Hundreds wear pink to cure breast cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Saturday morning, pink tutu's, t-shirts and tiaras filled downtown Amarillo for the 2014 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. Hundreds of walkers, runners and supporters showed up to support survivors as well as bring awareness to the cause.

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  7. Alridge-Mitchell named LSC Special Teams Player of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    West Texas A&M junior running back/return specialist Geremy Alridge-Mitchell was named Lone Star Conference Special Teams Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday. Alridge-Mitchell, a native of Dallas, Texas , had an impressive homecoming at AT&T Stadium where he helped spark the Buffs to a thrilling, 27-19 come-from-behind victory over Shorter University Saturday in the Fourth Annual Lone Star Conference Football Festival.

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  8. Texas hospital to work with CMS on TB exposureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    The West Texas hospital where more than 700 infants were exposed to tuberculosis over the past year says it will work with federal authorities to show its procedures were adequate. A Providence Memorial Hospital nursery employee tested positive for TB in August and was placed on leave.

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  9. Post Elementary closed due to fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Elementary school classes have been canceled in a West Texas city after fire crews worked seven hours to battle flames at the school. Authorities say they don't know what started the fire at the Post Elementary School on Sunday.

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  10. Heavy rain causes flooding in West TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Heavy rain in West Texas is causing flooding in several counties where authorities are urging drivers to stay off the roads. National Weather Service meteorologist Jeff Ciccone in Midland says there's been flash flooding in the northern Permian Basin and a large portion of West Texas, as well as in Eddie and Lee counties in southeastern New Mexico.

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  11. Grocery shoppers can earn free cast iron cookwareRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    The United FamilyA of stores today launched a promotion for guests to earn free Lodge cast iron cookware and bakeware , with no limit on the number of pieces a guest can collect. Rewards program members will automatically earn one e-sticker for every qualifying $10 spent at United Supermarkets Market Street , Albertsons Market , Amigos and United Express locations through Jan. 6, 2015.

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  12. West Texas man pleads guilty in cattle fraud caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    U.S. Attorney Robert Pitman says 44-year-old James Jones faces up to 20 years in federal prison for two wire fraud charges. Midland oil company Henry Resources hired Jones in March 2011 to manage several of its properties.

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  13. 4-year-old survives being left on hot school busRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    A 4-year-old West Texas girl has survived being apparently forgotten on a school bus parked in a vehicle barn on a hot afternoon. Officials with the Andrews Independent School District are investigating how long the preschooler was left alone Wednesday.

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  14. Free health screenings offered throughout SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    As part of its effort to encourage guests to pursue healthy living, The United Family of stores announces its continued partnership with the West Texas A&M University nursing program to offer guests free health screenings throughout September at the Amigos and United Supermarkets stores in Amarillo. Starting tomorrow, senior-level nursing students enrolled at the university will provide six screenings and personalized public service announcements to guests of the Amigos at 3300 East I-40 and the United Supermarkets at 1501 Amarillo Blvd. These health screenings continue the partnership established between the two organizations in January 2014.

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  15. Former Tulia sheriff to serve 30 days for improper advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2014 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    A former West Texas sheriff accused of making improper advances to a female county worker must serve 30 days in jail for misdemeanor official oppression.

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  16. Governor Perry Update:Perry will publicly announce when booking date is setRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Governor Rick Perry's attorneys said Monday the governor will publicly announce when he will be booked on abuse of power charges.

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  17. Lubbock Jail: Inmate escapes while on trash dutyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    A burglary suspect who fled from a West Texas jail while on trash cleanup duty has been caught after nearly six hours on the run.

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  18. Proposed West Texas shelter would be largest in USRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2014 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Authorities are considering a bid to build a shelter in West Texas that would be the largest in the U.S. to hold unaccompanied children who enter the country illegally.

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  19. Arrest made after officers found body in law officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Police have made an arrest in connection with the death of a man whose body was found when officers answered a call about an after-hours disturbance at a West Texas law office.

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  20. WT volleyball selected as the 2014 LSC favoriteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    The 2014 LSC volleyball preseason poll announced Tuesday West Texas A&M is the favorite to win the LSC title.

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