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  • Laxative free colonoscopy

    Laxative free colonoscopy

    Friday, May 18 2012 7:17 PM EDT2012-05-18 23:17:36 GMT
    Doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital are testing a new type of colonoscopy where you don't have to drink that yucky stuff the night before. Unlike the traditional colonoscopy, this test uses a CT
    Doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital are testing a new type of colonoscopy where you don't have to drink that yucky stuff the night before.
  • Experts study sensations when seeing a needle

    Experts study sensations when seeing a needle

    Wednesday, May 16 2012 11:01 PM EDT2012-05-17 03:01:23 GMT
    If the thought of a giant needle makes you cringe, you definitely won't want to see this video, and you definitely shouldn't watch the needle piercing your skin the next time you have to get a shot, either.
    If the thought of a giant needle makes you cringe, you definitely won't want to see this video, and you definitely shouldn't watch the needle piercing your skin the next time you have to get a shot, either.
  • Rain could mean an end to the drought

    Rain could mean an end to the drought

    Tuesday, May 15 2012 12:06 AM EDT2012-05-15 04:06:32 GMT
    The skies seem to have finally opened up, but somehow the South Plains is still in a drought. However all the recent rainfall may be putting the area on the road to being drought free. Experts at the
    The skies have finally opened up, but the South Plains is still in a drought. Hopefully the recent rainfall can provide some relief.
  • U.S. Charter Schools tied to Islamic movement? Harmony Public Schools say no

    U.S. Charter Schools tied to Islamic movement? Harmony Public Schools say no

    Monday, May 14 2012 11:48 PM EDT2012-05-15 03:48:48 GMT
    60 Minutes aired a story Sunday night, centered on possible ties between American charter schools and the Gulen movement. The Gülen movement is inspired by the teachings of Turkish Islamic theologian Fethullah
    60 Minutes aired a story Sunday night, centered on possible ties between American charter schools and the Gulen movement.
  • Michelle Follis Pays It Forward: 05/14

    Michelle Follis Pays It Forward: 05/14

    Monday, May 14 2012 10:25 PM EDT2012-05-15 02:25:34 GMT
    This week's Pay It Forward starts out near the intersection of 50th Street and MLK Boulevard. We set up with our "Pay It Forward" sign seeking our next playmaker. After a couple of minutes, Michelle Follis
    This week's Pay It Forward starts out near the intersection of 50th Street and MLK Boulevard. We set up with our "Pay It Forward" sign seeking our next playmaker.
  • Two corporate sponsors bring joy to children at UMC

    Two corporate sponsors bring joy to children at UMC

    Monday, May 14 2012 10:03 PM EDT2012-05-15 02:03:43 GMT
    Children staying at UMC Children's Hospital will have a little more fun in and outside the playroom there now, thanks to a generous donation from the Starlight Children's Foundation. That group teamed
    Children staying at UMC Children's Hospital will have a little more fun in and outside the playroom there now, thanks to a generous donation from the Starlight Children's Foundation.
  • A study shows dangers in button batteries

    A study shows dangers in button batteries

    Monday, May 14 2012 8:24 PM EDT2012-05-15 00:24:32 GMT
    A twenty year study of what sends little kids to the emergency room sends a wake-up call to parents. Here's what they found at Nationwide Children's Hospital. Button batteries are a big problem. In
    A twenty year study of what sends little kids to the emergency room sends a wake-up call to parents. Here's what they found at Nationwide Children's Hospital. Button batteries are a big problem. In
  • Starlight Children's Foundation makes donation To UMC

    Starlight Children's Foundation makes donation To UMC

    Monday, May 14 2012 8:23 PM EDT2012-05-15 00:23:09 GMT
    Children staying at UMC Children's Hospital will have a little easier time now. And it's all thanks to a donation from the Starlight Children's Foundation. The foundation dedicated their third Starlight
    Children staying at UMC Children's Hospital will have a little easier time now, all thanks to a donation from the Starlight Children's Foundation.
  • Estacado Hosts First Annual College and Career Signing Day

    Estacado Hosts First Annual College and Career Signing Day

    Monday, May 14 2012 8:20 PM EDT2012-05-15 00:20:35 GMT
    Signings are usually reserved for athletes who have been offered scholarships to either colleges and universities. But on Monday, Estacado high school chose to hold a special signing for all of their
    Signings are usually reserved for athletes who have been offered scholarships to either colleges and universities. But on Monday, Estacado high school chose to hold a special signing for all of their graduating seniors.
  • South Plains Food Bank announces partnership with PlainsCapital Bank

    South Plains Food Bank announces partnership with PlainsCapital Bank

    Monday, May 14 2012 8:18 PM EDT2012-05-15 00:18:17 GMT
    The South Plains Food Bank has a new partner in the fight against hunger. On Monday morning, the food bank announced a five-year partnership with PlainsCapital Bank. The partnership will bring in $125,000
    The South Plains Food Bank has a new partner in the fight against hunger. On Monday morning, the food bank announced a five-year partnership with PlainsCapital Bank.
  • A new study shows baby bottles can harm children

    A new study shows baby bottles can harm children

    Monday, May 14 2012 8:13 PM EDT2012-05-15 00:13:54 GMT
    Another study points to why even baby bottles can pose a hazard to little ones. The study from Nationwide Children's Hospital finds more than more than 45-thousand children have gone to emergency rooms
    The study from Nationwide Children's Hospital finds more than more than 45-thousand children have gone to emergency rooms with an injury involving a baby bottle.
  • Walker to transfer from Texas Tech

    Walker to transfer from Texas Tech

    Monday, May 14 2012 7:20 PM EDT2012-05-14 23:20:24 GMT
    Provided by Texas Tech Athletics LUBBOCK, Texas - The Texas Tech women's basketball team announced Monday that sophomore forward Ebony Walker will transfer from Tech after the spring semester. Walker
    The Texas Tech women's basketball team announced Monday that sophomore forward Ebony Walker will transfer from Tech after the spring semester.
  • A new study indicates the number of sleepwalkers in America

    A new study indicates the number of sleepwalkers in America

    Monday, May 14 2012 6:55 PM EDT2012-05-14 22:55:03 GMT
    A new study by researchers at Stanford Medical Center finds over a million Americans are prone to sleepwalking. They surveyed nearly twenty thousand people, and found three percent of the population had
    A new study by researchers at Stanford Medical Center finds over a million Americans are prone to sleepwalking.
  • HealthWise at Five

    HealthWise at Five

    Monday, May 14 2012 6:20 PM EDT2012-05-14 22:20:36 GMT
    The number of kids rushed to the ER after swallowing button batteries has doubled in the past twenty years. Also, we take a look at heart attacks, and your chance of surviving that drops 10 percent for
    The number of kids rushed to the ER after swallowing button batteries has doubled in the past twenty years. Also, we take a look at heart attacks, and your chance of surviving that drops 10 percent for
  • President Prescription: Cervical Cancer

    President Prescription: Cervical Cancer

    Monday, May 14 2012 6:10 PM EDT2012-05-14 22:10:07 GMT
    Worldwide, Cervical Cancer is the third most common type of cancer in women. But it's much less common in the United States because Americans understand the importance of routine pap smears. Typically,
    Worldwide, Cervical Cancer is the third most common type of cancer in women.  It's much less common in the United States because Americans understand the importance of routine pap smears.
  • Lubbock County judge lifts burn ban

    Lubbock County judge lifts burn ban

    Monday, May 14 2012 5:46 PM EDT2012-05-14 21:46:33 GMT
    Provided by Lubbock County EMC Pursuant to the authority granted by the Lubbock County Commissioners Court according to Texas Government Code Chapter 352, Subchapter D, Section 352.08l(e), Lubbock County
    The Lubbock County burn ban issued on April 9 is now lifted. County residents are advised to use common sense and to take precautions when burning any material outdoors.
  • Tech football player involved in assault investigation

    Tech football player involved in assault investigation

    Monday, May 14 2012 5:27 PM EDT2012-05-14 21:27:03 GMT
    Texas Tech officials are investigating an assault on campus over the weekend involving a football player. Athletic spokesperson Blayne Beal confirms that junior defensive end Leon Mackey was involved
    Athletic spokesperson Blayne Beal confirms that junior defensive end Leon Mackey was involved in a fight at the Student Recreation Center Saturday. He says the football staff is in the process of gathering the facts.
  • City to upgrade traffic signals on 19th Street

    City to upgrade traffic signals on 19th Street

    Monday, May 14 2012 11:40 AM EDT2012-05-14 15:40:46 GMT
    From City of Lubbock:Starting Monday, the traffic signals at 19th Street and University Avenue and 19th Street and Indiana Avenue will be upgraded. This City of Lubbock project precedes the intersection
    Starting Monday, the traffic signals at 19th Street and University Avenue and 19th Street and Indiana Avenue will be upgraded.
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