Category Archives: News

Selfie with comet at 16 kilometers: Space in Images – 2014 – 10 – Rosetta mission selfie

Space in Images – 2014 – 10 – Rosetta mission selfie at 16 km.

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Amarillo Job Fair on Tuesday October 14, 2014

Over 90 Texas Panhandle employers will be at the Amarillo Job Fair at the Amarillo Civic Center in the North Exhibit Hall (401 South Buchanan) on Tuesday. It goes from 10AM until 4pm. Such vendors include: Amarillo College, AT&T, Cal … Continue reading

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Good will: Man pays $1k at drive thru to feed those behind him

A man at an Abilene, TX Chik-fil-a paid $1000 at the drive-thru to feed those behind him in line. http://m.ktxs.com/news/man-pays-1000-to-feed-those-in-drivethru-at-abilene-chickfila/28089930

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New Texas textbooks evaluated for bias

A report from the Texas Freedom Network Education Fund has declared that the information in social studies textbooks that have been adopted by the Texas State Board of Education contain inaccurate and biased information. These books, intended for Texas schools, … Continue reading

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Halliburton Reaches Modest Settlement in Gulf Oil Spill

Halliburton has settled at $1.1 billion in damages to citizens, local governments and businesses that were affected by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill. In a statement later on Tuesday, Halliburton said, “An agreement denies liability; it is not an admission … Continue reading

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Biking across the Panhandle for 4-H Healthy Living Program

Joe Ostaszewski reminds us that fitness is as simple as getting outside, riding your bike, and having fun. He was a finalist on The Biggest Loser. He is riding a bicycle across the country to raise awareness for the 4-H … Continue reading

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Colorado service dog dodges euthanasia, helps Vietnam Vet

A Colorado service dog named Gander proves that unconditional love conquers all. Almost put down, he was rescued by Freedom Service Dogs, trained as a service dog in a prison, and was then paired with a Vietnam Veteran with PTSD … Continue reading

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Texas Bullet Train in the Works

http://www.texastribune.org/2014/08/18/bullet-train-could-change-everything/# The Bullet Train That Could Change Everything by Aman Batheja and Stephen J. Smith, The Texas Tribune Aug. 18, 2014 For years, the Japanese company behind the world’s first and busiest high-speed rail system has been itching to enter … Continue reading

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Catholic Charities Aids Refugee / Immigrant Women and Children in Texas

Congressional Delegation Women and Children Refugee Press Release. “Increasing numbers of unaccompanied immigrant women and children from Central America have flooded across the Texas-Mexico border in recent weeks.  These refugees are fleeing violence and poverty in the homeland and seek … Continue reading

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Atrazine still seeping into drinking water supplies across the US

Atrazine still seeping into drinking water supplies across the US – Myhighplains.com –   

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