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03/28/2020

Discovery Center to build Outdoor Science Park

The Don Harrington Discovery Center recently announced an extension to the museum that will be opening soon.The groundbreaking on the new Outdoor Science Park is on hold until they can reopen, but construction has begun and will continue in the meantime, according to a news release. The park will be located on the southeast side READ MORE.
03/28/2020

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Grocery shortage prompts Texas Roadhouse to sell ready-to-grill steaksDue to grocery store shortages, Texas Roadhouse locations across the state are selling ready-to-grill steaks directly to the public, according to a news release.“The decision to sell steaks was based on demand from guests. Restaurants are a vital part of our nation’s food supply, and we’re stepping READ MORE.
Amarillo Area Lane Closures (March 30, 2020)03/27/2020

Amarillo Area Lane Closures (March 30, 2020)

The following list of Amarillo area lane closures was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation and is for the week of March 30, 2020. Watch for various lane closures for fog seal operations on State Loop (SL) 335 (Soncy Road) in both directions from 45th Avenue to 77th Avenue. Expect daily lane closures in both directions READ MORE.
Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Begins in Amarillo03/27/2020

Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Begins in Amarillo

Amarillo health officials announced the opening of a drive-thru COVID-19 testing facility on Friday. According to the City of Amarillo, the facility is operated as part of a partnership between the City of Amarillo and the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Potter County, the Amarillo Fire Department, and the Amarillo Police Department are also READ MORE.
Rosser's Ramblings: Arcades03/27/2020

Rosser’s Ramblings: Arcades

Note: This article was originally published in the Pioneer in August 2018. Rosser/Provided By Trent Rosser The preteen boy stood at the front of the large double doors. He looked at it like it was the pearly gates. As the doors opened, he felt as he was in heaven. The sounds of bleeping, dinging, chiming READ MORE.

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