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Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf has been indicted by a Randall County (Texas) grand jury on drug and burglary charges, the district attorney's office said. Leaf, a 1998 first-round draft pick, had been accused of breaking into a Canyon, Texas, apartment on Oct.
The Texas Department of State Health Services said on Wednesday that there has been no human case of mad cow disease in the Texas panhandle area in the past month, despite the rumors in Chicago markets of a woman patient.
John Watson, president and CEO of conservation real estate company Orvis/Cushman & Wakefield, wanted to find the perfect stewardship buyer for the 2,864-acre Palo Duro Canyon Ranch. It wasn't just any property.
By Brad Newman, Amarillo Globe-News, Texas Jul. 29--After 10 years at West Texas A&M University, media-relations specialist Joe Wyatt will transfer to a similar job at Amarillo College this fall. Wyatt will join AC's staff as communications coordinator. He begins Sept. 2.
By Hayley Cox, Amarillo Globe-News, Texas Jul. 27--Matt Bevers is only 17, but he knows more about power plants than most people in Amarillo. The Amarillo High senior is interning this summer with Xcel Energy to get ahead on his future career.
By Karen Smith Welch, Amarillo Globe-News, Texas Jul. 25--A $44.2 million Interstate 27 improvement project delayed by state funding woes could be back on the books for the 2012 fiscal year.
By Kevin Welch, Amarillo Globe-News, Texas Jul. 16--Schools in the region hope to deliver skilled workers to the growing wind-energy industry. "Wind energy is more and more on the radar," said Paul Matney, vice president and dean of instruction at Amarillo College.
By Kevin Welch, Amarillo Globe-News, Texas Jul. 16--The water outlook for Amarillo may be tight next summer, but it won't last forever. "Lake Meredith will be an afterthought," City Manager Alan Taylor said during a meeting with city commissioners Tuesday.
By Karen Smith Welch, Amarillo Globe-News, Texas Jul. 15--Northeast Amarillo residents on Monday successfully rallied against a company seeking to open a nightclub in a shopping center near their homes.
By Hayley Cox, Amarillo Globe-News, Texas Jul. 2--The United States must launch a national movement to attain energy independence over the next 10 to 15 years, U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison said Tuesday.
- An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.