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  1. West Texas JDRF makes strides for diabetes researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    The West Texas chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is optimistic about diabetes research. The foundation says in recent years they've made great strides.

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  2. United stores trade cookies for fruitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    It's called the Kids Free Fruit Program and is available at any United Supermarket, Market Street, Albertsons Market and Amigos locations in West Texas. "As long as they are shopping with their parents, they can enjoy that.

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  3. Our Town Shamrock: Texas' biggest St. Patrick's Day festival kicks off this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Shamrock is home to Texas' tallest water tower and the old Tower station thats likeness was seen in the movie Cars , but it's also home to the state's biggest St. Patrick's Day celebration. "It's a big deal every year.

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  4. Officers knock on doors for Warrant Roundup weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Several law enforcement officers knocked on doors around Amarillo to serve thousands of outstanding warrants to residents who ignored the first warning. "We try to work out some kind of deal for them to pay warrants or they'll have to go to Randall County and sit it out," Amarillo Police's PACE Unit Officer Eric Quirk said.

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  5. Lubbock officer on leave in prostitution, oppression casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    A West Texas police officer has been charged with official oppression and prostitution after allegedly paying a woman for sex while off-duty. The eight-year officer was arrested Tuesday.

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  6. Toddler dies after being hit by vehicle in Dimmitt drivewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    West Texas police are investigating after a 14-month-old girl died after being run over by a vehicle in a driveway. Dimmitt police say the driver didn't see the toddler, who left a residence without being noticed Monday night.

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  7. Warm weather brings more fun this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    With temperatures hitting almost 80 degrees this weekend, we encourage you to go out and enjoy it! However, if you don't have plans yet, here's some things that may fill your weekend. The Amarillo Little Theatre is at it again this weekend.

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  8. 1 dead after plane crashes into West Texas TV towerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    One man is dead after the small aircraft he was flying crashed into a TV tower as he approached an airport in West Texas. Emergency workers searched late Wednesday near the KCBD-TV tower in Lubbock for any other victims.

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  9. Play for $80M in prizes from United Collect & Win GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Guests at participating locations will receive game tickets with each transaction and can earn extra tickets by purchasing products marked with bonus game tags. With more than 150,000 prizes available, including three $1 million grand prizes and three $500,000 dream vacation homes, guests can win by collecting stickers and redeeming them in-store or online, or by revealing an instant win game piece.

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  10. Technology changing the way colleges handle sexual violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Sexual violence is a hot topic on college campuses. However, according to the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault, 82 percent of victims do no report this type of crime to law enforcement.

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  11. The Panhandle continues to bolster its music scene with new talent and new bandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    The Panhandle is known for a lot of things-from the cowboy culture to the roaring dust storms to the kind people. But many are not aware that the Panhandle, and Amarillo specifically, can be considered a center of growing music talent, performances, and inspiration.

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  12. DPS arrests nine alleged sexual predators and possible human traffickersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Nine people are now under arrest for online solicitation. The Texas Department of Public Safety announced today that it arrested nine suspects during a three-day, multi-agency operation in Amarillo.

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

    Jan 26, 2015 | 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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  14. Vandals cause $10K in damage to Lubbock aquarium storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | 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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  15. Vandals cause $10K in damage to Lubbock aquarium storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | 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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  16. Bus carrying prisoners falls from icy overpass, killing 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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