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Homemade Luge Track Brings Out the Best of Winter

In the latest example of embracing winter, a man on YouTube showed the world -- and Mother Nature -- that plenty of fun can be had, despite the deep freeze a good part of the country has been suffering through the last few weeks.

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Winter Weather Forecast For Amarillo Shows A Cold Wet 2014-2015

Snow and cold weather are fairly normal here in the Amarillo and surrounding areas during the Winter months. According to predictions, we can expect even more snow and colder temperatures.

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US Factory Output Drop Blamed On Cold Weather

WASHINGTON (AP) — Harsh winter weather led to a steep drop in U.S. factory output in January. Manufacturers made fewer cars and trucks, appliances, furniture and carpeting, as the recent cold spell ended five straight months of increased production

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photo courtesy of Rick Andrews
photo courtesy of Rick Andrews
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Quick Tips To Keep Your Pipes From Freezing That Won’t Cost You Money

I've never been a fan of cold weather, but even here in the Panhandle we get our share of it during the winter.

With cold weather comes the potential of your pipes freezing.

If you're not careful, frozen pipes can lead to bursting pipes and a pretty hefty repair bill. So, here are a few tips to keep your pipes flowing smoothly.

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jbpro @ Flickr
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Residents Are At Risk With Car Thefts In Our Area

The cold weather has people heating up their cars while they wait inside for them to warm up, even leaving them on while they run into the store real quick. Amarillo Police say 79 vehicles were stolen in the month January alone.

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10 Unusual Winter Activities You Might Not Know About

This winter, when the snow is piled high outside your doorway, or in the mountains nearby, you could head out into the cold and build a snowman or have an epic snowball fight. Those are some time-honored winter traditions, yet when the temperature drops, there’s so much more you can do.

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Get Ready — Forecasters Predict a Brutal Winter Ahead

This summer has been unusually hot, with record-breaking temperatures all over the country. But in a few months, we may be wishing for a little of that heat — forecasters are warning we should brace for a particularly harsh winter.

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