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July 24, 2012

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  • Army Veteran Dan Swanson, A Hometown Hero

    Army Veteran Dan Swanson, A Hometown Hero

    Wednesday, July 25 2012 6:25 PM EDT2012-07-25 22:25:00 GMT
    Army veteran David Swanson entered the draft in 1967, during the peak of the Vietnam War. He says he remembers the sights and sounds of Vietnam like it was yesterday. "You're scared all the time, not
    Army veteran Dan Swanson entered the draft in 1967 during the peak of the Vietnam War. He says he remembers the sights and sounds of Vietnam like it was yesterday. 
  • The woman whose family changed Denver City

    The woman whose family changed Denver City

    Wednesday, July 25 2012 4:50 PM EDT2012-07-25 20:50:23 GMT
    The woman whose family changed Denver City Vera Bennett is 90 years old, and she has seen Denver City change since her husband discovered oil. She met Gene Bennett at ACU and began dating him shortly
    Vera Bennett is 90 years old, and she has seen Denver City change a lot since her husband discovered oil there.
  • Lubbock Green Party chair says bounty on signs was not serious

    Lubbock Green Party chair says bounty on signs was not serious

    Wednesday, July 25 2012 11:42 AM EDT2012-07-25 15:42:57 GMT
    The Chairman of Lubbock County's Green Party says his bounty on removing political campaign signs was not meant to be taken seriously. Clif Burnett of Shallowater put a post on his blog Monday, but took
    The Chairman of Lubbock County's Green Party says his bounty on removing political campaign signs was not meant to be taken seriously. 
  • Lubbock residents still feeling aftermath of power outages

    Lubbock residents still feeling aftermath of power outages

    Tuesday, July 24 2012 11:51 PM EDT2012-07-25 03:51:09 GMT
    On Tuesday, Lubbock residents are still experiencing problems caused by the power outages this past weekend and on Monday. Many say their electronics and air conditioners stopped working because of all
    Lubbock residents are still experiencing problems caused by the power outages this past weekend and on Monday. 
  • Lubbock businessman locked up on $50 million fraud charges

    Lubbock businessman locked up on $50 million fraud charges

    Tuesday, July 24 2012 10:20 PM EDT2012-07-25 02:20:23 GMT
    Jeffrey Gunselman, 30, cannot go free from custody in San Antonio, as ruled Tuesday by a federal magistrate. The Magistrate intended to let Gunsleman out of jail on conditions of release. Federal prosecutors
    Jeffrey Gunselman, CEO of Lubbock-based Absolute Fuels, cannot go free from custody in San Antonio, a federal magistrate ruled Tuesday. 
  • Garage fire was accidental, says LFD

    Garage fire was accidental, says LFD

    Tuesday, July 24 2012 8:48 PM EDT2012-07-25 00:48:01 GMT
    Lubbock firefighters responded to the report of a detached garage on fire late Tuesday morning at 2113 Avenue L.   At 11:38 a neighbor reported smoke coming out of the garage. By 12:10 the fire was under
    Lubbock firefighters responded to the report of a detached garage on fire late Tuesday morning at 2113 Avenue L.
  • Abernathy teacher continues making an impact after retirement

    Abernathy teacher continues making an impact after retirement

    Tuesday, July 24 2012 7:14 PM EDT2012-07-24 23:14:44 GMT
    It's something as small as a note. Bettie Hardin sends out 374 encouraging prayer notes every week to people all over the country. "It keeps me busy, keeps me out of trouble," Hardin said. Hardin started
    It's something as small as a note. Bettie Hardin sends out 374 encouraging prayer notes every week to people all over the country. 
  • Police chase across two counties ends in violent collision

    Police chase across two counties ends in violent collision

    Tuesday, July 24 2012 5:49 PM EDT2012-07-24 21:49:34 GMT
    A police chase across two counties ending violently Tuesday morning. The chase started around 1:30 a.m. when sheriff's deputies attempted to stop a vehicle near Idalou. The suspects led deputies east
    A police chase across two counties ended violently Tuesday morning. The chase came to an end in Ralls, where police say the driver intentionally hit another vehicle head-on.
  • Rain chances continue Tuesday night

    Rain chances continue Tuesday night

    Tuesday, July 24 2012 5:42 PM EDT2012-07-24 21:42:31 GMT
    Some significant rain fell in the KCBD viewing area late yesterday and early this morning. Here are the rain reports through 6:30 AM today from the Texas Tech Mesonet (a network of weather stations) and
    Some significant rain fell in the KCBD viewing area late yesterday and early this morning. Rain chances, though low at any one location, continue this afternoon and evening.
  • Overton Hotel settles labor lawsuit with ex-manager

    Overton Hotel settles labor lawsuit with ex-manager

    Tuesday, July 24 2012 11:46 AM EDT2012-07-24 15:46:16 GMT
    Last year Kerri Wike, the former restaurant manager for the Overton Hotel, filed a labor lawsuit.  Wike claimed she was fired in violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act. At the time, the management
    Last year, the former restaurant manager for the Overton Hotel claimed she was fired in violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act. Court records say the two sides have now reached a settlement.
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