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Posted: Nov 27, 2013 3:45 PM

Updated: Nov 27, 2013 3:46 PM

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Amarillo's first-ever logo didn't last long. Days after unveiling it to kick off the city's 100th anniversary, an official from Emaar Properties wrote to the city saying its new logo looked far too similar to the Dubai company's trademark design. Amarillo's mayor says the Amarillo Globe-News is helping with a new logo. The public will vote for the new logo on the paper's website, and city officials will make the final decision.

AMARILLO, Texas (AP) Two companies have agreed to pay nearly $300,000 to settle a federal complaint stemming from the death of hundreds of migratory birds in West Texas. Most of the money from the settlement involving energy company Phillips 66 and oil refinery operator WRB Refining LP will go to a wildlife rehabilitation center.

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Fort Worth police say they've arrested the stepmother of a 4-year-old girl for murder 22 years after the girl's long-unsolved death. Juanita Gonzalez was being held in local jail after her arrest yesterday in connection with the 1991 death of Anna Gonzalez. Police say they re-opened the case and later found evidence to suggest Juanita Gonzalez was abusing her stepdaughter before the death.

MESQUITE, Texas (AP) The bodies of a man and a woman have been found at a Dallas-area home and police are investigating the shooting deaths as an apparent murder-suicide. Mesquite police say the investigation into the deaths of 35-year-old Clinton Scott and a woman whose name wasn't immediately released. The woman apparently was slain several days before Scott fatally shot himself.

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