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  1. Vandals cause $10K in damage to Lubbock aquarium storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    A fish store in West Texas has reopened after vandals shot into 10 aquariums and sent about 1,000 gallons of water gushing to the floor. Officials with Mr. Aquarium in Lubbock report most of the fish were saved following the break-in that triggered a store alarm.

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  2. Vandals cause $10K in damage to Lubbock aquarium storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    A fish store in West Texas has reopened after vandals shot into 10 aquariums and sent about 1,000 gallons of water gushing to the floor. Officials with Mr. Aquarium in Lubbock report most of the fish were saved following the break-in that triggered a store alarm.

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  3. Bus carrying prisoners falls from icy overpass, killing 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Law enforcement officials say a bus carrying 12 prisoners and three corrections officers fell from an overpass in West Texas and crashed onto train tracks below, killing 10. Department of Public Safety trooper Shawn Baxter, who is en route to the scene west of Odessa near Penwell, could not confirm details Wednesday morning but said it was a fatal accident. Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark says the DPS reported that a train may have collided with the bus or been struck by it after the bus fell from the overpass.

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  4. Bus carrying prisoners falls from icy overpass, killing 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Law enforcement officials say a bus carrying 12 prisoners and three corrections officers fell from an overpass in West Texas and crashed into a passing freight train below, killing 10. Authorities say the bus skidded off an icy highway west of Odessa, slid down an embankment and collided with a passing freight train. Four prisoners and another guard were injured in Wednesday morning's crash in Penwell.

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  5. Colorado pilot dies in Texas small plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    A pilot from Colorado has been killed in the West Texas crash of a single-engine plane used for aerial patrols of oil and gas fields. The Texas Department of Public Safety says 28-year-old Jeffery Michael McNamee of Littleton, Colorado, died in Monday's crash near Odessa.

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  6. West Texas man breaks child's legRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Officers were called to the Midland Memorial Hospital on Nov. 19 in response to a child abuse case. Barboza-Esquivel originally told police he was straightening the child's leg when he heard a pop.

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  7. 3 killed in 3-car wreck near Andrews in West TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Authorities say the accident happened at about 8:30 Saturday night when the driver of a Jeep did not obey a stop sign at a rural intersection just east of Andrews, about 35 miles north of Odessa. A pickup truck traveling on Texas Highway 176 struck the Jeep and both vehicles were then hit by an eastbound 18-wheeler.

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  8. Bird strikes medical helicopter in West TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    A medical helicopter in West Texas with a patient on board has made an emergency landing after a bird crashed through two windows. An Air Evac Lifeteam spokeswoman says a crew flying from Abilene to Lubbock reported the accident Tuesday night and landed in a parking lot between a motel and a fast-food restaurant in Merkel.

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  9. Buff season crumbles; WTAMU gives back winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    West Texas A&M Director of Athletics Michael McBroom notified the Lone Star Conference that the football program played an academically ineligible student-athlete the first seven weeks of the season. Upon receipt last week of evidence of an alleged academic violation that occurred during summer of 2014, the department, in a precautionary move, withheld the student-athlete from the game versus Texas A&M-Kingsville.

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  10. Dozens of Texas soldiers deploy to West AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    About 75 soldiers from a West Texas Army post are being deployed this weekend to West Africa as part of a U.S. military mission in areas affected by the Ebola outbreak. The Fort Bliss soldiers will go on seven flights carrying heavy equipment such as generators, containers and helicopters.

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  11. Pastor from Canyon charged with prostitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Cameron Reeves, 34, and Kristina Gayle Moon, 31, were arrested at Motel 6 on Paramount boulevard in Amarillo on charges of prostitution. Reeves, a local pastor at Hillside Church in Canyon, and Moon were taken to the Potter County jail.

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

    Oct 22, 2014 | 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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  13. WTAMU Center for Learning Disabilities offers conference on DyslexiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | 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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  14. Buffs' LB Carter James is LSC Defensive Player of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | 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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  15. Saying 'see ya later' to Meredith KellerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | 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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  16. Hundreds wear pink to cure breast cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | 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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  17. Alridge-Mitchell named LSC Special Teams Player of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | 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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  18. 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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  19. Post Elementary closed due to fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | 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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  20. 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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