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August 27, 2012

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  • Debbie Harvey Pays It Forward: 08/27/12

    Debbie Harvey Pays It Forward: 08/27/12

    Tuesday, August 28 2012 10:09 AM EDT2012-08-28 14:09:50 GMT
    This week, we have another terrific installment of Pay It Forward.  Our story starts out along South Indiana Avenue south of Loop 289.  We set up with our Pay It Forward sign during a busy lunch hour seeking
    This week, we have another terrific installment of Pay It Forward. Our story starts out along South Indiana Avenue south of Loop 289.
  • Public hearing attracts critics, supporters of Judge Tom Head

    Public hearing attracts critics, supporters of Judge Tom Head

    Monday, August 27 2012 10:35 PM EDT2012-08-28 02:35:40 GMT
    More than two dozen people took the podium during the second County Commissioners public hearing on a tax increase. While many gave reasons for or against the tax hike, the topic once again turned to County
    More than two dozen people took the podium during the second County Commissioners public hearing on a tax increase, and the topic once again turned to Judge Tom Head's controversial comments.
  • Critics: Grandparent access law threatens parental rights

    Critics: Grandparent access law threatens parental rights

    Monday, August 27 2012 7:21 PM EDT2012-08-27 23:21:41 GMT
    The Grandparent Access law was geared towards protecting both children and grandparents. The intent is to make sure that grandparents are not eliminated from a child's life after divorce or the death of
    A Lubbock-based coalition of parents claims the Grandparent Access law has been turned upside down and is being used as a weapon to take children away from perfectly good parents. 
  • Teacher of the Year excited to get back in the classroom

    Teacher of the Year excited to get back in the classroom

    Monday, August 27 2012 5:16 PM EDT2012-08-27 21:16:33 GMT
    Local School Teacher Excited for back to school Aimee Ayers is a sixth grade science teacher at O.L. Slaton Middle School. She is in her second year, and very happy to get the new school year started. "It's
    Aimee Ayers is a sixth grade science teacher at O.L. Slaton Middle School. She is in her second year, and very happy to get the new school year started.
  • Signs of brain damage in teens using marijuana

    Signs of brain damage in teens using marijuana

    Monday, August 27 2012 4:56 PM EDT2012-08-27 20:56:18 GMT
    Regular marijuana use during the teen years can have lasting effects on the brain. That's according to Duke University Researchers who followed more than one-thousand pot smokers during adolescence and
    Regular marijuana use during the teen years can have lasting effects on the brain. That's according to Duke University Researchers who followed more than one-thousand pot smokers during adolescence and into adulthood.
  • Isaac unlikely to bring rain to South Plains

    Isaac unlikely to bring rain to South Plains

    Monday, August 27 2012 4:32 PM EDT2012-08-27 20:32:19 GMT
    Isaac will not increase our rain chances, just the opposite. The size and location of Isaac will keep us in the northeast flow which in turn will keep temps uniform around 90 degrees in the afternoon
    Isaac will not increase our rain chances this week, but just the opposite.
  • LEDA announces 187 new Lubbock jobs

    LEDA announces 187 new Lubbock jobs

    Monday, August 27 2012 2:44 PM EDT2012-08-27 18:44:58 GMT
    From Lubbock Economic Development Alliance: The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance (LEDA) announced the creation of 187 new jobs at a press conference Monday afternoon. The additional jobs come as
    The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance (LEDA) announced the creation of 187 new jobs at a press conference Monday afternoon.
  • LP&L rate hike: behind the scenes power struggle

    LP&L rate hike: behind the scenes power struggle

    Monday, August 27 2012 2:25 AM EDT2012-08-27 06:25:17 GMT
    A possible rate hike from Lubbock Power & Light very much depends upon a behind-the-scenes struggle between the LP&L Board and Lubbock's city staff. Or at least, it was behind-the-scenes until certain
    A possible rate hike from Lubbock Power & Light very much depends upon a behind-the-scenes struggle between the LP&L Board and Lubbock's city staff. Or at least, it was behind-the-scenes until certain public records were posted in the last few days to the city's website.
  • More local cases of West Nile now reported

    More local cases of West Nile now reported

    Monday, August 27 2012 2:01 AM EDT2012-08-27 06:01:48 GMT
    There is updated information after last week we learned of Lubbock County's first confirmed case of West Nile Virus. According to the Lamesa Press Reporter there is now one confirmed case in Dawson County.
    There is updated information after last week we learned of Lubbock County's first confirmed case of West Nile Virus.
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