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    Reagan Hales

    Amarillo To Invest $69M in Construction of Texas Tech University School of Veterinary Medicine

    Yesterday, the Amarillo City Council approved an amendment that could bring hundreds into Amarillo and shape the city as a foundation for educational growth. The amendment, which altered the 2016 agreement between the Texas Tech University System and the Amarillo EDC, will provide an investment of up to $69 million to ensure the construction of the Texas Tech University School of Veterinary Medicine (TTU SVM) in Amarillo.

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    Brooke Trammell

    Xcel Energy Rolls Out New Certified Economic Development Sites

    There’s a little P.T. Barnum in all of us. We all tend to think our hometown is the greatest show on earth. And while a good dose of hyperbole plays a role in burnishing a city’s image, businesses dig much deeper when making serious moves involving startups or expansions in new locations.

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    Jonathan Baker

    How A Small City On The High Plains Became A Leader In Brain Research

    On the northwestern edge of Amarillo, Texas, a collection of massive buildings looks out toward an unrolling landscape of arroyos, mesas and flickering yellow grass. Scanning this broken terrain, a visitor may think not much has changed here since the nineteenth century. In fact, Billy the Kid used to ride among these very gullies. But Billy himself would likely be shocked to learn that, inside these modern structures, some of the most advanced brain studies in the nation are being conducted.

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    Reagan Hales

    Meet The Millennial: Elizabeth Carter, Stewardship Director At NCW Insurance

    Elizabeth Carter is a millennial and Amarillo native. She attended Texas Christian University in Fort Worth and received her bachelor’s degree in Fashion Merchandising and Degree. Following graduation, Carter moved to Dallas. After several years, however, she relocated back to Amarillo. She has remained here ever since.

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    Jonathan Baker

    In An Emerging Southwestern City, A Culinary Scene Blossoms

    Perched atop the high, flat prairie of the Texas Panhandle, the city of Amarillo is experiencing a cultural boom. Through much of the twentieth century, Amarillo often felt like an outpost on the edge of the universe. Yet, with the advent of the internet, the city has launched itself into the new century with gusto.

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    Reagan Hales

    Meet The Millennial: John David Willimon, Petroleum Engineer At Matra Petroleum

    Millennial John David Willimon was born and raised in Liberal, Kansas. But when a job opportunity opened up at Matra Petroleum in Amarillo, he eagerly made the move.

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    Reagan Hales

    5 Tips To Up-size Your Business From Inc. Magazine

    Being a small business isn't always a downside. In business-friendly regions like Amarillo, small operations can use their size to their advantage, responding quickly to changing markets and customer needs as they evolve. This creates a base of loyal clients and steady income that small business owners can use as a foundation to grow and upsize their operations in new and exciting directions.

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    Reagan Hales

    Meet The Millennial: Jesse Patton, City Of Amarillo Communications Coordinator

    Millennial Jesse Patton is the Communications Coordinator for the City of Amarillo. He was born in Corpus Christi, but his family moved to Amarillo when he was six months old. Since then, he has become a part of the community and now considers Amarillo his true home.

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    Reagan Hales

    Amarillo EDC Hires Sabrina Meck As Director Of Workforce Attraction & Retention

    The Amarillo EDC is pleased to announce that we have hired Sabrina Meck as the Director of Workforce Attraction & Retention.

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    Savannah Tarbet

    Meet the Intern: Savannah Tarbet

    At Amarillo High School, I was required to take economics my senior year, like everyone else. If I'm being honest, I barely understood what was going on in that class and somehow finished with a good grade. I bet you're wondering how I ended up becoming the Amarillo Economic Development Corporation's intern. Let me explain...

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