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West Texas Wild

Every Monday Ray Matlack, Ph.D., West Texas A&M Biologist,  joins us to talk about the wildlife that lives around us in the Texas Panhandle. 

Matlack shows video of the "animal of the week" that he photographs personally while studying in the field. 

It's a beautiful and sometimes surprising segment showcasing the wonderful fauna in our area.

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  • Scam targets college students

    Scam targets college students

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:53:02 GMT
    Millions of dollars in student loans are due each year, but now some scammers are taking advantage of students who are working hard to pay them off. In many cases, the student loan scammer claims to get rid of your debt, but asks for a fee up front.'When you are asked to pay a fee before you get the loan, that's actually illegal in this country. It's called an advanced fee loan scam," said Janna Kiehl with the Amarillo Better Business Bureau.But, student loan debt can quickly become overwhelm...
    Millions of dollars in student loans are due each year, but now some scammers are taking advantage of students who are working hard to pay them off. In many cases, the student loan scammer claims to get rid of your debt, but asks for a fee up front.'When you are asked to pay a fee before you get the loan, that's actually illegal in this country. It's called an advanced fee loan scam," said Janna Kiehl with the Amarillo Better Business Bureau.But, student loan debt can quickly become overwhelm...
  • Snack Pak 4 Kids needs help fighting summer hunger

    Snack Pak 4 Kids needs help fighting summer hunger

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:27 PM EDT2014-04-18 01:27:33 GMT
    Amarillo, TX - Snack Pak 4 Kids works with area schools to end weekend hunger, but that hunger doesn't end when schools get out for summer.
    Amarillo, TX - Snack Pak 4 Kids works with area schools to end weekend hunger, but that hunger doesn't end when schools get out for summer.
  • Power of the Purse Luncheon

    Power of the Purse Luncheon

    Amarillo,TX - The annual Power of the Purse Luncheon brought many people to the Amarillo Civic Center today. 
    Amarillo,TX - The annual Power of the Purse Luncheon brought many people to the Amarillo Civic Center today. 
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  • West Texas Wild

    West Texas Wild

    Every Monday Ray Matlack, Ph.D., West Texas A&M Biologist, joins us to talk about the wildlife that lives around us in the Texas Panhandle.
    Every Monday Ray Matlack, Ph.D., West Texas A&M Biologist, joins us to talk about the wildlife that lives around us in the Texas Panhandle.
  • Finding a Home

    Finding a Home

    Every week NewsChannel 10 shows some of the animals, both big and small, currently up for adoption at the Amarillo-Panhandle Humane Society.
    Every week NewsChannel 10 shows some of the animals, both big and small, currently up for adoption at the Amarillo-Panhandle Humane Society.