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Baseball is back in Amarillo: Elmore Sports Group moving San Antonio Missions of Texas League to new downtown ballpark

After a 37-year absence, Texas League minor league baseball is returning to Amarillo — and in a brand new place to play. The Elmore Sports Group will move its San Antonio franchise to Amarillo and into a $45.5 million downtown stadium for the 2019 season. The move, which was announced Wednesday at a news conference, […]

Reports of flooding across Amarillo

Please install the latest Adobe Flash Player Plugin to watch this content. AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR) — Heavy storms moving through the High Plains caused flash foods Friday afternoon. KXAN’s sister station KAMR reports there were numerous high water rescues across Amarillo. KXAN’s First Warning Weather Team is estimating up to 3.5 inches of rain fell […]

Amarillo ISD could lose $1M under Trump budget

<p> </p> Amarillo Independent School District could lose more than $1 million per year under President Trump’s 2018 full budget proposal, according to district officials. Trump’s budget, released Tuesday, eliminates the federal government’s $2.3 billion Title II grant program for the 2018-19 school year, which helps with teacher recruitment and retention. At Amarillo ISD, the […]

Amarillo cattle auction summary

The Amarillo Livestock Auction, Amarillo, Texas, reported receipts of 1,022 head on May 15, compared to 1,538 head last week and 656 head last year, according to the USDA-Texas Department of Agriculture Market News Service, Amarillo, Texas. Compared to a week ago, the feeder steers and heifers were selling $2 to $5 lower on limited […]

House passes bill to place more of Texas’ abused kids in cottage homes, despite advocates’ protests

AUSTIN — A bill that would try to steer more Texas foster children to "cottage homes" won final House approval Monday, despite opposition from many child advocates. Bill author Rep. Four Price, R-Amarillo, said cottage homes are "a good option for the state to have." Under state regulations, they are places where 12 or fewer […]

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