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2008-07-01 12:00:49

By David Pittman, Amarillo Globe-News, Texas Jun. 29--It's likely most of Lyahn Hwang's friends at Amarillo High School are flipping burgers or lounging by the pool this summer. Hwang, 16, has taken a different tack.

2008-06-20 12:00:32

By Karen Smith Welch, Amarillo Globe-News, Texas Jun. 19--The property's no longer sizzlin', but its owners hope it will be a business hot spot. A new retail strip center will replace the Western Sizzlin' Steak & More Restaurant, now being razed at West Interstate 40 and Wolflin Avenue.

2008-06-20 12:00:28

By Chris Ramirez, Amarillo Globe-News, Texas Jun. 18--Rising ticket prices and new fees for checked luggage apparently haven't stopped travelers from boarding flights in Amarillo, if just-released airport data is any indicator.

2008-06-13 18:00:33

By David Pittman, Amarillo Globe-News, Texas Jun. 12--A day of job shadowing last year at Pampa Regional Medical Center changed Ashley Murray's life.

2008-06-13 18:00:33

By David Pittman, Amarillo Globe-News, Texas Jun. 12--Andrew Welch is the new director of the Thomas E. Creek Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Amarillo. He takes over for Byron Jaqua, who retired late last year. Welch will head the 69-bed acute care hospital at 6010 W.

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2006-03-16 00:05:00

Winds swept wildfires in the drought-stricken Texas panhandle toward the Oklahoma border on Wednesday, prompting authorities to evacuate several towns.


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  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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