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Amarillo police investigate fatal shooting
amarillo.com / Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:44:15 +0000

Amarillo Police Department is investigating an early-morning homicide at a north Amarillo club on Sunday.

Officers were dispatched at 4:10 a.m. Sunday to Paradise Club, 714 N. Fillmore St., on a report of shots fired and a possible shooting victim in the parking lot, APD said.

Witnesses reported seeing a person approach the victim in the parking lot, shoot him and flee the scene. When police arrived, they learned that the victim had been transported by a private vehicle to a local hospital.

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Trustees pick new officers
LMTonline.com / Mon, 24 Nov 2014 01:19:59 -0600
The Laredo Community College Board of Trustees entered a new chapter in its life as a new trustee was welcomed and new officers were elected during the group’s recent monthly meeting.

State parks draw crowds, provide economic impact
amarillo.com / Mon, 24 Nov 2014 04:07:40 +0000

State parks can make visitors go “ahhh,” but those visitors also open their wallets making significant economic impacts in surrounding communities, and the Texas Panhandle’s parks are no different.

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Amarillo Symphony executive director to leave for position in Spokane
amarillo.com / Mon, 24 Nov 2014 04:07:12 +0000

Susan White, executive director of Amarillo Symphony, is leaving Amarillo in December to further her career in orchestra.

“It is a big change, but it’s a good change,” White said.

White will serve as general manager of Spokane Symphony in Spokane, Wash., starting in mid-December.

Spokane Symphony has an annual budget of $6 million compared with Amarillo Symphony’s budget of $1.2 million. The larger budget is one that White said she is ready to take on.

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New Precinct 1 team
LMTonline.com / Mon, 24 Nov 2014 01:19:59 -0600
Newly elected Webb County Commissioner Frank Sciaraffa is bringing in a team to Precinct 1, including former County Attorney Anna Laura Cavazos Ramirez.

Large fire engulfs part of pallet business in Horizon City
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:05:42 MST
A pallet business in Horizon City is fully engulfed in flames, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office has reported.

Couple probes avenues to loosen Harrison County ordinance blocking Caddo bed-and-breakfast
news-journal.com / Mon, 24 Nov 2014 04:00:00 -0600
An Arlington couple who hoped to convert two historic cabooses into a bed-and-breakfast off Caddo Lake are contemplating a legal track five years after they say Harrison County sprang a prohibitive or

Today in History for Monday, Nov. 24, 2014
amarillo.com / Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:10:37 +0000

■ On Nov. 24, 1944, during World War II, U.S. bombers based on Saipan attacked Tokyo in the first raid against the Japanese capital by land-based planes.

■ In 1784, Zachary Taylor, the 12th president of the United States, was born in Orange County, Virginia.

■ In 1859, British naturalist Charles Darwin published “On the Origin of Species,” which explained his theory of evolution by means of natural selection.

■ In 1864, French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was born in Albi.

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Radio announcer wins award
LMTonline.com / Mon, 24 Nov 2014 01:19:59 -0600
A local radio announcer was awarded the Premio Nacional de Locución 2014 (National Announcers Award 2014) by the Asociación Nacional de Locutores de México, A.C., in the Social Content category.

‘Nut’ tickets on sale
LMTonline.com / Mon, 24 Nov 2014 01:19:59 -0600
Make this holiday season extra special by taking in a performance of Peter Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” at Texas A&M International University on Thursday, Dec. 4 through Sunday, Dec. 7 at the Center for the Fine and Performing Arts Theatre.

Woman eyed immigrants for clients
LMTonline.com / Mon, 24 Nov 2014 01:19:59 -0600
As immigrants waited in South Texas detention centers to get legal help, a Boerne woman says she trolled the centers to round up clients for three immigration lawyers and eventually for herself, keeping a cut of attorneys fees in an illegal practice that went on for two years, court records show.

Tension mounts as ruling awaited in Ferguson police shooting
news-journal.com / Mon, 24 Nov 2014 04:00:00 -0600
FERGUSON, Mo. — Despite preparations for a weekend decision in the Ferguson shooting case, the grand jurors apparently need more time to deliberate, and the uncertainty just seemed to feed the anxiety

UISD to purchase land
LMTonline.com / Mon, 24 Nov 2014 01:19:59 -0600
UISD trustees voted to enter into a purchase and sale agreement for the purchase of a tract in the Lomas del Sur Subdivision on Wednesday evening.

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