Brain-eating amoeba found in Texas city’s water supply after boy dies

The contamination of U.S. treated public water systems by the microbe, which is commonly found in warm freshwater and soil, is rare but not unheard of.

Woman tried to abduct child after claiming to be CPS worker, W. Va. mother says

The sheriff’s department is looking for the suspect, but she was wearing a surgical mask, which is making it harder to identify her.
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  Ginsburg makes history again, lying in state at Capitol

The ceremony is expected to be a celebration and honoring of her life and work, with musical selections from one of Ginsburg’s favorite opera singers, mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves.

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  $5 million first responders academy in works, plans to help make Panhandle communities safer

  Georgia Pacific Gypsum plant closing doors, leaving over 150 employees uncertain of future

  Meals on Wheels seeking more volunteer drivers to take on five new delivery routes

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  Law enforcement has high suicide rates, mental health options available

The sound of bag pipes heard from the Northwest Texas Hospital this morning was meant to remember officers who took their own life.
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Official: Paris stabbing suspect targeted Charlie Hebdo

The newspaper, which routinely mocks religious figures of all kinds, decided to republish the caricatures the day before the trial into the 2015 attacks opened earlier this month.

Wrap Up Scores Week 5

  Amarillo Leftwoods Pub struggles to remain open, counts on The Save Our Stage Act

  New Mexico state health officials report 11 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death in Eastern New Mexico

  Dalhart police arrest ‘armed and dangerous’ man wanted by Fort Worth police

  WTAMU Theatre Department goes virtual due to COVID-19

12 new COVID-19 cases in Gray County

  3 new COVID-19 cases, 4 new recoveries in Dallam and Hartley counties

Texas Department of Public Safety reminding public of waiver effect for drivers license

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  Family demands release of evidence in Breonna Taylor’s case

Breonna Taylor’s family and their lawyers sharply criticized Kentucky’s attorney general for the failure to bring charges against police officers in her death, calling Friday for him to release the transcripts of the grand jury proceeding while vowing to continue their protests .

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No. 8 Texas pulls out OT win over Red Raiders

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  New outdoor sports complex coming to Hereford

Dirt is officially moving on a new outdoor sports complex in Hereford.

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  Amarillo COVID-19 report for Sept. 25 shows 74 new cases, 19 recoveries

  Benadryl Challenge: FDA warns public about overconsuming allergy medicine

  Drive-thru COVID-19 testing now available for Hereford residents

  2 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Wheeler County

  Amarillo Lions Club starts Amarillo Kids Count to help special needs kids

The Amarillo Downtown Lions Club started a new club, Amarillo Kids Count, that will provide relief to special needs families and encourage kids to attend Lions Camp in Curville, Texas.

  ‘This is my school now’: $40 million and 3 years later, Borger ISD has new renovated facilities

  Businesses possibly setting up shop at John Stiff Memorial Park

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  Amarillo residents will experience water and sewer rate increase

  Texas Tech medical students need public’s help with COVID-19 study