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August 1, 2012

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  • Lubbock announces end date for Stage 2 water restrictions

    Lubbock announces end date for Stage 2 water restrictions

    Thursday, August 2 2012 11:06 AM EDT2012-08-02 15:06:58 GMT
    With the Lake Alan Henry Pipeline now officially online, Lubbock officials announced Wednesday that Stage 2 water restrictions will be lifted August 20th. Stage 2 water restrictions began April 1st for
    With the Lake Alan Henry Pipeline now officially online, Lubbock officials announced Wednesday that Stage 2 water restrictions will be lifted August 20th.

     
  • Heat sickness on the rise as temperatures top 100

    Heat sickness on the rise as temperatures top 100

    Wednesday, August 1 2012 4:31 PM EDT2012-08-01 20:31:03 GMT
    Heat Sickness on the rise as temperatures jump over 100 Covenant Medical Center has seen a rise in heat sickness since July 44th and they say that stifling heat and people being more active outside is
    Covenant Medical Center has seen a rise in heat sickness since July 4th, and they say that stifling heat - and people being more active outside - is to blame.
  • The Smith family, Hometown Heroes

    The Smith family, Hometown Heroes

    Wednesday, August 1 2012 4:19 PM EDT2012-08-01 20:19:49 GMT
    Walking up to the Smith's home, it's apparent a military family lives there. Signs of patriotism and pride wave in the front yard, but for Uetta and Mitchell Smith, their pride runs far deeper. "It's
    Walking up to the Smith's home, it's apparent a military family lives there. Signs of patriotism and pride wave in the front yard, but for Uetta and Mitchell Smith, their pride runs far deeper.
  • Heat advisory issued for eastern South Plains

    Heat advisory issued for eastern South Plains

    Wednesday, August 1 2012 11:56 AM EDT2012-08-01 15:56:22 GMT
    This afternoon will be sunny with a light SSW wind, and it's going to be a scorcher at about 102°. Lubbock's record high for this date is 106° in 1966. A heat advisory is in effect through Friday evening
    This afternoon will be sunny with a light SSW wind, and it's going to be a scorcher. A heat advisory is in effect through Friday evening for much of the KCBD viewing area.
  • Regulation & mandates seen as future "threat" to Citibus

    Regulation & mandates seen as future "threat" to Citibus

    Wednesday, August 1 2012 11:33 AM EDT2012-08-01 15:33:33 GMT
    Citibus has some serious vulnerabilities; the Lubbock city limits will look completely different in 20 years, and there are still three competing ideas for the so-called outer route or "outer loop" in
    Citibus has some serious vulnerabilities; the Lubbock city limits will look completely different in 20 years, and there are still three competing ideas for the so-called outer route or "outer loop".
  • Lubbock ranked among top 20 small cities for 'successful aging'

    Lubbock ranked among top 20 small cities for 'successful aging'

    Wednesday, August 1 2012 11:25 AM EDT2012-08-01 15:25:40 GMT
    Lubbock is the 17th best small city in America for older folks. That's according to a study released Tuesday by the Milken Institute.  The study looked at a long list of factors including how easy it
    Lubbock is the 17th best small city in America for older folks. That's according to a study released Tuesday by the Milken Institute.
  • Gunfire into Lubbock businesses not confined to McDougal

    Gunfire into Lubbock businesses not confined to McDougal

    Wednesday, August 1 2012 11:03 AM EDT2012-08-01 15:03:59 GMT
    On July 10, word got out that someone used a gun to shoot out a window in the McDougal Companies building at 50th and West Loop 289.  Since then, KCBD NewsChannel 11 did some checking and found there have
    Lubbock Police say at least 18 cases of vandalism involving windows broken at local businesses have been reported over the last 12 months.
  • Local landmark goes up for bid on eBay

    Local landmark goes up for bid on eBay

    Wednesday, August 1 2012 5:27 AM EDT2012-08-01 09:27:45 GMT
    It's not every day that a major landmark goes up for sale on eBay, but Plainview's historic Granada Theater can be yours for the right price and the click of a mouse. As of early Wednesday morning the
    It's not every day that a major landmark goes up for sale on eBay, but Plainview's historic Granada Theater can be yours for the right price and the click of a mouse.
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