Where Did Winter Go?

This morning begins with warmer temperatures and even with a weak cold front currently creeping through the South Plains this afternoon will feel very pleasant for another day of wonderful weather!

  Grieving parents say priest condemned their son at funeral because he committed suicide

Catholic officials say the priest won’t be preaching at funerals for the foreseeable future and will undergo training on how to become a more effective minister.
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Watch: Pair of horses pull tractor trailer up icy hill

The two work horses surprised everyone - especially the truck driver.

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  Santa Land proposal ends on a happy note for local couple

New Deal beats San Saba, advances to state finals

Lubbock man stabbed trying to stop car burglary

Brownfield cotton gin recovering following Thursday fire

Quaker Ave. blocked south of Loop 289 due to police activity

Holiday shoppers trying to use Quaker Avenue south of Loop 289 are having to find alternate routes Friday evening.
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Interior secretary Zinke to leave administration by end of year, Trump says

Ryan Zinke , the 52nd Secretary of the Interior, was tapped by Trump in December 2016.

  Amarillo doctor convicted in murder-for-hire of Lubbock doctor to get a new trial

Great Weekend On the Way

TTU approves sale of alcohol at games, slashing concession prices

Toyota recalls address possible restraint, braking issues

Red Raider Football coach Matt Wells lands $18.8 million contract

Officer involved in accident responding to West Loop rollover

All evacuations lifted in Brownfield West Gin fire

Lubbock PD: emailed bomb threats do not appear to be credible

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Sign-up deadline is Saturday for ACA health law coverage

Saturday is the deadline for ACA coverage in most of the country.

SPORTS

  No. 11 Texas Tech wins coliseum throwback game, 82-48

Lady Raiders defeat Nevada on the road

New Deal beats San Saba, advances to state finals

29 Texas Tech student athletes earning degrees this weekend

Mahomes, Chiefs fall to Chargers

When the Chiefs and Chargers played Thursday night, Texas Tech was going to win and lose. In the end, former Red Raider and current Los Angeles head coach Anthony Lynn saw his Chargers pull out a dramatic 29-28 win over Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs.

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Talkin’ Tech: It’s basketball season

‘All Clear’ given at Levelland health clinic following bomb threat

The Facts: Claims filed in Reagor-Dykes bankruptcy total more than $163 million

Damage reported as high-speed winds come over South Plains

  Wintry showers likely along with high winds Thursday

In addition to the high wind - a High Wind Warning is in effect - light wintry showers are likely to continue into late morning. The accompanying video updates the precipitation outlook for the South and Low Rolling Plains for the rest of today. Watch for a later video with another update.
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  Texas judge dismantles Obamacare, ruling individual mandate unconstitutional

A federal judge in Texas ruled that the rest of the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, was inextricably linked to the individual mandate, and so the whole law is unconstitutional.

  Winter storms, high winds pose problems for late cotton harvest

Recent house fires raise concerns over child supervision laws

TTU medical students save lives by checking blood pressure at barber shops

Texas Tech considering alcohol sales at sporting events