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2011 NCAA College Football – Week Five Preview

Great games across the country this weekend, including some important conference showdowns, a handful of top 25 match-ups and games with national title and Heisman Trophy implications. Here’s a rundown of this week’s action in the top 25.

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College Football Top 25 Weekend Recap – Week Four

Week four’s games featured our first handful of conference matchups, some great individual performances and one instant classic featuring two top 10 teams. Here is this week’s wrap-up from the top 25

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College Football Top 25 Weekend Recap – Week Three

Week Three is in the books, and it was an exciting one featuring a slugfest between two top five teams, the end of the nation’s longest winning streak and a bunch of outstanding individual performances. Here is this week’s wrap-up from the top 25.
#1 Oklahoma 23, #5 Florida State 13
Oklahoma’s defense dominated the game, holding the Seminoles to just 27 yards rushing, forcing three turnovers and getting six sacks. Oklahoma sophomore receiver Kenny Stills had seven catches for 125 yards, including the eventual game-winner, a 37-yard jump ball reception for a touchdown with 7:00 to go in the fourth quarter.

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College Football Top 25 Weekend Recap – Week Two

While many of this weekend’s games were just tune-ups for showdowns to come, there were several great battles to keep things exciting, including Michigan’s last-second win over Notre Dame, South Carolina’s shootout victory over Georgia and Auburn stuffing Mississippi State at the goal line to win their 17th straight game.

With that, here are the highlights from the top 25 and other games of interest this week:

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Texas Officials Call for Additional Help as Wildfires Spread [VIDEO]

Forest service officials are calling on firefighters from outside agencies to help battle fast-moving wildfires in Texas. In the past week, the fires have destroyed more than 1,000 homes.

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Wildfires Burn More Than 1,000 Homes in Texas, California [VIDEO]

Dozens of wildfires have destroyed more than 1,000 homes in Texas and California in the past week.

Fueled by drought conditions and wind gusts from the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee, the massive Bastrop County Complex fire east of Austin is the most destructive fire of the year, Texas Emergency Management Chief Nim Kidd said. Despite the efforts of hundreds of firefighters, the blaze has grown to 30,000 acres and is still uncontained.

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South Texas Wildfires Destroy Over 700 Homes Near Austin [VIDEO]

Here in the panhandle we have had our bouts with wildfires this year. Now down south, they are dealing with a huge fire that is, at this point, zero percent contained. It is apparent that the drought conditions across the state, are the perfect setting for wildfires to spread.

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The Face Of Addiction In The Texas Panhandle – Prescription & Alcohol Addiction [SERIES]

Addiction in the United States is still a huge problem and kills over 500,000 people each year. Some people think that the addiction epidemic has not reached the smaller communities like Amarillo, but it has. As someone who is a recovering addict, I know all to well exactly how devastating the effects of drug use are.

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The Daily Vent – Today’s Vent Submitted By Avi

Today’s Vent Submitted By: Avi

Can any elected official assure me that Amarillo will still be a part of Texas in thirty years?
I've been debating buying a house. I don't want to pay off a mortgage only to find myself living in Mexico. I'm currently living in Wolflin and the bario seems to get closer every year.

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Another Piece of the Space Shuttle Columbia Found in Texas

Authorities in the East Texas city of Nacogdoches have found an object about four feet in diameter that NASA believes to be a power and water tank from the space shuttle Columbia.

“It’s one of ours,” said NASA spokeswoman Lisa Malone. “We’re looking into whether we’ll send a team out or local authorities can.”

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