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 2022-01-28 22:39 

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Local restaurant talks about changes and struggles they are facing due to staffing shortage...

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — All around the nation businesses are facing staffing shortages and staffing issues, and local businesses are feeling that crunch as well. The owner of Pescaraz Italian Restaurant, Tonya Lambert said they are struggling ...

 2022-01-28 22:25 

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40% Off Culler Beauty's Ultimate Beauty Package Right Now...

This segment is sponsored by Culler Beauty. AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT)—Have you ever been to the store, you buy the same makeup foundation you always purchase. You take it home, put it on, and now it's lighter or darker than before. Culler Beau...

 2022-01-28 22:13 

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Pentagon: Russian invasion of Ukraine would not be 'cost-free'...

The Pentagon provided an update Friday on what the U.S. military is doing to prepare in the event that Russia invades Ukraine....

 2022-01-28 22:05 

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Texas DSHS reports school COVID-19 numbers...

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) During the most recent update to the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) on COVID-19 cases in schools for the spring semester, Amarillo ISD reported 296 new student cases and 152 staff cases. Canyon ISD reported 19...

 2022-01-28 21:55 

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TikTok video gaining attention makes rounds locally...

CANYON, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — A TikTok video gaining attention on Friday (Jan. 28) has been sent to MyHighPlains.com by dozens of viewers and depicts a student making a reference to a person holding a sign with a racial slur written on it. In the firs...

 2022-01-28 20:59 

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Booker man sentenced to 17 years in prison for possession of child pornography...

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — According to documents from the U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas Amarillo division, Travis Jack Miller was sentenced to 17 years in federal prison after Miller pleaded guilty to one count of possession of ...

 2022-01-28 20:26 

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Marvel star Evangeline Lilly says she attended anti-vaccine-mandate protest in DC...

On Instagram, "Ant-Man and the Wasp" star Evangeline Lilly said she was at this weekend...

 2022-01-28 20:23 

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'Dateline' examines kidnapping, murder of Carla Walker...

On "Dateline," Fort Worth investigators desperately search for answers after Carla Walker, a 17-year-old high school student, is kidnapped and murdered following a Valentine's Day dance....

 2022-01-28 20:21 

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COVID-19 hits one of the planet's last uninfected places...

When the coronavirus began spreading around the world, the remote Pacific archipelago of Kiribati closed its borders, ensuring the disease didn...

 2022-01-28 20:15 

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'You're always a part of history': HBCU set to mark 95 years...

Like many colleges and universities, they have famous alumni like Megan Thee Stallion, Michael Strahan, Yolanda Adams, Barbara Jordan, and Mickey Leland....

 2022-01-28 19:43 

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Judge OKs agreement to destroy gun used by Kyle Rittenhouse...

A Wisconsin judge on Friday approved an agreement by lawyers to destroy the assault-style rifle that Kyle Rittenhouse used to shoot three people during a 2020 street protest....

 2022-01-28 19:43 

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'Credible threats' ahead of ultra-conservative border rally prompt National Butterfly Center to close...

- The 100 acres of the National Butterfly Center, one of the biggest eco-tourism attractions in South Texas, is closed this weekend due to what officials call "credible threats" from hundreds of politicians and conservatives who are expected to co...

 2022-01-28 19:32 

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Unions warn BNSF employees not to strike after court order...

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) After a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) was issued in the ongoing court battle between BNSF Railway and its staff, members of the employee unions were warned not to move ahead with strikes responding to a new company attendan...

 2022-01-28 19:29 

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Every Super Bowl attendee will get free KN95 to prevent COVID spread...

Every person who attends the Super Bowl in Los Angeles next month will receive a free KN95 mask and be asked to wear it when they...

 2022-01-28 18:52 

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Willem Dafoe talks 'Spider-Man,' hosting 'SNL'...

"Saturday Night Live" will get in its last new show this weekend before taking a few weeks off for the Winter Olympics....

 2022-01-28 18:29 

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Mexico in brief: Drug violence claims lives of 11 police officers in Zacatecas...

Police in Zacatecas have recovered the bodies of three missing fellow officers inside an abandoned van near the town of Sombrerete....

 2022-01-28 18:27 

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'Tiger King' Joe Exotic's sentence reduced...

The "Tiger King" received fewer years behind bars Friday during a resentencing hearing, but he will still spend more than two decades in prison....

 2022-01-28 18:25 

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Discovery Center updates events due to rise in COVID cases...

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the Amarillo area, the Don Harrington Discovery Center (DHDC) has updated multiple events, while acknowledges the need for these educational programs to continue throughout the comm...

 2022-01-28 18:07 

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Texas Tech keeps ACT, SAT score submissions optional...

LUBBOCK, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) According to a Friday announcement from Texas Tech University, submitting ACT or SAT scores as part of a prospective student's application process will remain optional. The policy for making those tests option began in 2020,...

 2022-01-28 17:42 

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Amarillo area reports 437 new COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths, 331 recoveries...

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — The Amarillo Public Health Department reported 437 new COVID-19 cases for Potter and Randall Counties, four COVID-19-related deaths and 331 recoveries, according to Friday's COVID-19 report card. Potter County repor...

 2022-01-28 17:41 

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APH: 195 hospitalized from COVID-19 in latest report...

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) According to the most recently updated data from the Amarillo Public Health Department, 195 patients were hospitalized from COVID-19 Friday morning, with 72 of those in the ICU and 40 of that number on ventilators. The Amarillo...

 2022-01-28 17:02 

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Alcohol 'directly causes several types of cancer,' doctors warn...

If you enjoy a nightly glass of wine or beer, one study may have you thinking twice next time you need to take the edge off....

 2022-01-28 17:01 

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Toyota heading to the moon, developing Lunar Cruiser...

Toyota is working with Japan...

 2022-01-28 16:56 

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Texas Southern University continues to bring legacy, history and excellence as an HBCU...

TSU- The Heart and Soul of Houston...

 2022-01-28 16:55 

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Houston Mayor Turner to unfold new initiatives next week over 'too many guns'...

HOUSTON (KIAH) — Houston has been thrown into national headlines this week as more officers were shot and or killed this week across the country. Houston's Mayor and police chief say there are too many guns on Houston streets and a critical need...

 2022-01-28 16:48 

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Houston mayor discloses injuries of three officers shot...

HOUSTON (KIAH) — Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner visited the three officers in the hospital and discussed injuries they suffered in the shootout Thursday afternoon in Fifth Ward. "We are certainly praying for our police officers who were shot tod...

 2022-01-28 16:40 

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Amarillo Police: suspect in custody after fatal shooting Friday in 2100 block of Dallas Street...

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Officials with the Amarillo Police Department released information regarding a shooting in the 2100 block of Dallas Street that left one dead and another with non-life-threatening injuries early Friday morning. Accordin...

 2022-01-28 16:23 

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Suspect in custody after 3 Houston officers wounded...

A suspect led Houston police on a chase Thursday that ended with him wounding three officers in a shootout, stealing a car and barricading himself inside a home for hours before surrendering, authorities said....

 2022-01-28 16:17 

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Friday established as Sexual Assault Survivors Day in Texas...

AUSTIN, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — The office of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Friday that Abbott issued a proclamation naming Jan. 28, 2022 as Sexual Assault Survivors Day throughout the state of Texas. According to a news release from Abbott's off...

 2022-01-28 16:12 

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Would you spend $50,000 to clone your dog?...

How much would you spend to keep your furry friend another life? Or would the thought never cross your mind?...

 2022-01-28 15:53 

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Netflix's 'Cheer' 2022 tour coming to Amarillo, June 7...

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — The Emmy Award winning Netflix docuseries, "Cheer," has become a huge success, as the show depicts the highs and lows of college level competitive cheerleading. The "CHEER LIVE" 2022 tour will kick-off i...

 2022-01-28 15:28 

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Police: Suspect in custody after wounding 3 Houston officers...

Authorities say a suspect led Houston police on a chase Thursday that ended with him wounding three officers in a shootout, hijacking a car and barricading himself inside a home for hours before surrendering....

 2022-01-28 15:04 

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Fallen NYPD officer saved 5 lives with organ donation...

New York City police officer Wilbert Mora, who was killed in the line of duty, just helped saved five more lives because of a choice he made before his death....

 2022-01-28 15:03 

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Paxton and 12 attorneys general to make announcement on "border crisis"...

EDINBURG, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton alongside 12 attorneys will be making an announcement in South Texas on "the ongoing border crisis", said a release. The announcement follows a border security briefing from...

 2022-01-28 14:57 

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Pittsburgh bridge collapses hours before Biden visit about infrastructure...

PITTSBURGH, Pa. (WTAJ) A four-lane bridge collapsed in Pittsburgh, prompting rescuers to rappel nearly 150 feet while others formed a human chain to help rescue multiple people from a dangling bus. The collapse comes just hours before President Joe Biden ...

 2022-01-28 14:34 

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Take on the Randall County First Responders at Cornhole Madness...

The 3rd annual RCSO and CRFD Cornhole Madness Tournament is Saturday, February 19th at the Randall County Event Center. All proceeds go to benefit the Randall County Employee Assistance Fund. The fund helps provide money to employees of the Randall County...

 2022-01-28 14:27 

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Today in History: Space shuttle Challenger, Vietnam cease-fire, Elvis Presley...

Today is Friday, Jan. 28, the 28th day of 2022. There are 337 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 28, 1973, a cease-fire officially went into effect in the Vietnam War, a day after the signing of the Paris Peace Accords by the...

 2022-01-28 14:11 

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More than 70 million prep for 'bomb cyclone' winter storm...

Much of the East Coast is bracing for a nor...

 2022-01-28 13:48 

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Information sought in Milam County homicide...

MILAM COUNTY, Texas The Milam County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for information in a recent homicide. On December 5, 2021, the Sheriff's Office received a call in reference to a body found in the San Gabriel River off of County Road 428...

 2022-01-28 13:44 

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Have omicron deaths peaked in the US?...

While omicron cases may have reached their peak in the U.S., hospitalizations and deaths lag behind case numbers....

 2022-01-28 13:15 

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Free N95 masks available in Amarillo beginning Friday...

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) Free N95 masks promised in the new federal program announced by the Biden administration are expected to be available in Amarillo beginning Friday, Jan. 28. "We are pleased to partner with the Administration to make N95 mas...

 2022-01-28 13:10 

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With tensions high, Russia aims for Olympic gold...

Russia is heading to the Beijing Olympics against a backdrop of international tension....

 2022-01-28 13:03 

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Gas stoves worse for global warming than first thought, study finds...

Gas stoves are contributing more to global warming than previously thought because of constant tiny methane leaks while they're off, a new study found....

 2022-01-28 12:40 

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Alabama executes Matthew Reeves despite intellectual disability...

ATMORE, Ala (WIAT) The State of Alabama has executed Matthew Reeves, an intellectually disabled Black man, for the 1996 murder of Willie Johnson in Dallas County. He was pronounced dead at 9:24 p.m., according to a prison official. Reeves' execution h...

 2022-01-28 12:05 

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When will children under 5 be eligible for the COVID vaccine?...

Now in the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, one U.S. demographic is still unprotected against the virus children under the age of 5....

 2022-01-28 11:58 

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'Immediate bond': Bidens welcome cat named Willow to White House...

President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden have finally added the long-promised cat to their pet family....

 2022-01-28 11:53 

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NWS Tips on Winter Weather Safety...

Amarillo, TX (KAMR/KCIT) — As the winter season continues here are some helpful tips from our own National Weather Service (NWS) office in Amarillo to be prepared for future winter weather systems. Have blankets and heat sources in your vehicle if y...

 2022-01-28 11:26 

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Why you should get a head start on your Valentine's Day shopping this year...

BestReviews is reader-supported and may earn an affiliate commission. Details. When should I start shopping for Valentine's Day? Valentine's Day is a few weeks away, but it's a good idea to start your shopping now. Not only will you bypass the...

 2022-01-28 11:23 

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Didn't get a third stimulus check? Here's how to get your remaining payment...

And while the Internal Revenue Service has announced they...

 2022-01-28 11:20 

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Nevada man charged with making threatening phone calls to state election worker...

According to a Department of Justice (DOJ) press release, the FBI arrested Gjergi Luke Juncaj of Las Vegas, Nev., on Wednesday after he allegedly made four threatening phone calls to an employee in the Elections Division of the Nevada Secretary of State&#...

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