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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.
The Cultural and Natural Resources Practice of TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR) today announced it has won a $1.4 million archaeological data recovery project with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Amarillo, Texas.
The average price of a gallon of gasoline fell by more than nine cents in Texas compared to last week. Still, the state average of $3.500 is about a dime lower than the national average, which also decreased ten cents to $3.598. In Houston gas is at $3.448, down 9.3 cents from last week.
Babcock & Brown has announced the closing of financing and commencement of construction of its 79.5MW Majestic wind farm near Panhandle, Texas, northeast of Amarillo. The project is expected to finish construction and reach full commercial operation before the end of 2008.
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 Anonymous Two banks, two bankers receive awards for their financial literacy contributions In Amarillo, Lilia Escajeda volunteers thousands of hours on an annual basis teaching financial responsibility to Habitat for Humanity homeowners, Cal Parley's Boys Ranch residents, elementary school students, refugees and recent immigrants, to name just a few groups.
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.
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