Category Archives: News

The State of Weed in Texas

It’s still illegal, but it could happen, and it’s ready. The 2015 Compassionate Use Act says that doctors can prescribe cannabidiol oil for epilepsy, but due to federal law, it can only be “recommended” by doctors, a pretty obvious stalemate … Continue reading

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Artist Call/ Amarillo Museum of Art Open

From their Facebook page: The AMoA Open is a unique initiative designed to give artists of all ages and levels of experience an opportunity to exhibit their work in a museum setting. It is open to any artist working in … Continue reading

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Hollywood and Google Still Fighting Over SOPA

The SOPA fight still isn’t over. Its latest proponent? Hollywood. according to emails uncovered by the recent Sony hack and recent news stories, the movie industry is still fighting to revive the bill, even pushing Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood … Continue reading

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Former NYC police officer shot in Florida

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Christmas Balloon Glow at Palo Duro Canyon

From 96.9FM site: “Enjoy Christmas activities at the Mack Dick Group Pavilion and view a beautiful hot air balloon glow. This is a free event but non-perishable food items accepted for the High Plains Food Bank. Walk around and meet … Continue reading

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World’s Oldest Water Found in Earth’s Crust

There’s more of it than was thought deep in the earth’s crust. Scientists studying Canadian, South African and Scandinavian mines, respectively, have arrived at this discovery. There’s more of it than previously speculated (2.5 cubic miles), and it also has … Continue reading

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Standing Up to Terrorism in Richardson

In response to the Sony hack, the Alamo Drafthouse movie theater in Richardson, TX decided to show a film about Kim Jong Il, a 2004 satirical documentary instead of The Interview. Scheduled for December 27th, Team America has a good … Continue reading

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Life With Amarillo Ramp

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Texas drilling more urban than we think

Amid Tension, Texas Mulls Oversight of Urban Drilling by Jim Malewitz, The Texas Tribune Dec. 18, 2014 Turns out, oil and gas drilling makes some city slickers cranky.  The Railroad Commission of Texas is mulling how to beef up oversight of … Continue reading

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Races of Injured While at Work Goes Unreported in TX

Injury Data by Race Goes Uncollected in Texas by Jay Root, The Texas Tribune Oct. 10, 2014 Austin lawyer Brad McClellan became convinced a few years ago that one of his clients, a black man who had been horribly injured … Continue reading

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