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  • Truce called on LP&L budget battle, rate-hike battle

    Truce called on LP&L budget battle, rate-hike battle

    Thursday, August 30 2012 3:35 AM EDT2012-08-30 07:35:29 GMT
    Councilman Victor Hernandez proposes a "conference committee" of sorts to hash out a battle over the Lubbock Power & Light budget. It's a battle that could well determine if LP&L customers will see a
    Councilman Victor Hernandez proposes a "conference committee" of sorts to hash out a battle over the Lubbock Power & Light budget. It's a battle that could well determine if LP&L customers will see a rate hike.
  • Protests at Republican National Convention

    Protests at Republican National Convention

    Thursday, August 30 2012 12:02 AM EDT2012-08-30 04:02:57 GMT
    Political gatherings are a sure fire way to bring about protestor pandemonium. The Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida is no exception to that rule. "We wanted to give a positive message
    Political gatherings are a sure fire way to bring about protestor pandemonium. The Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida is no exception to that rule. "We wanted to give a positive message
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    It's the Law: No mobile phones in school zones

    It's the Law: No mobile phones in school zones

    Wednesday, August 29 2012 9:54 PM EDT2012-08-30 01:54:42 GMT
    The first week of school means more pedestrian foot traffic, which is why schools want to focus on safety. In 2009, the Texas legislature passed House Bill 55 which would prohibit the use of a wireless
    The first week of school means more pedestrian foot traffic which is why school faculty wants to focus on safety.
  • Retired Navy Seabee C.B. Martin, A Hometown Hero

    Retired Navy Seabee C.B. Martin, A Hometown Hero

    Retired Navy Seabee C.B. Martin, A Hometown Hero

    Wednesday, August 29 2012 8:13 PM EDT2012-08-30 00:13:26 GMT
    As a young boy, World War II Veteran C.B. Martin learned his way around his father's construction business, and also intricate wood-working.
    As a young boy, World War II Veteran C.B. Martin learned his way around his father's construction business, and also intricate wood-working.
  • Third Lubbock case of West Nile now confirmed

    Third Lubbock case of West Nile now confirmed

    Wednesday, August 29 2012 7:48 PM EDT2012-08-29 23:48:37 GMT
    At first City of Lubbock officials on Wednesday said there was not a third case of West Nile Virus. But then on Wednesday evening the city clarified its position to say, yes, a third case has been confirmed.
    The first is a 70-year-old male. The second is a 50-year-old female. Age and gender information on the third person was not readily available according to a spokesperson for the city.
  • Texas Tech opens new two-story food court

    Texas Tech opens new two-story food court

    Wednesday, August 29 2012 5:58 PM EDT2012-08-29 21:58:52 GMT
    Students at Texas Tech now have a new place to eat on campus. The university cut the ribbon Wednesday on a two-story food court known as The Commons by United Supermarkets. Drew Latham works as a chef
    Students at Texas Tech now have a new place to eat on campus. The university cut the ribbon Wednesday on a two-story food court known as The Commons.
  • Lubbock Economic Index posts 6th straight monthly increase

    Lubbock Economic Index posts 6th straight monthly increase

    Wednesday, August 29 2012 3:50 PM EDT2012-08-29 19:50:04 GMT
    Lubbock National Bank released the City's consumer price and economic index numbers Wednesday. The Lubbock Economic Index posted it's 6th straight monthly increase, driven largely by an increase in consumer
    The Lubbock Economic Index posted it's 6th straight monthly increase, driven largely by an increase in consumer spending.
  • Mosquitoes numbers down in Lubbock, at least for now

    Mosquitoes numbers down in Lubbock, at least for now

    Wednesday, August 29 2012 1:06 PM EDT2012-08-29 17:06:02 GMT
    Despite recent rains, Lubbock has not seen a dramatic increase in mosquitoes - well, not yet. It may be too early to tell. The mosquito issue is important with two confirmed cases of West Nile Virus in
    Despite recent rains, Lubbock has not seen a dramatic increase in mosquitoes - well, not yet. It may be too early to tell.
  • Judge: Hockley County Sheriff lawsuit can go forward

    Judge: Hockley County Sheriff lawsuit can go forward

    Wednesday, August 29 2012 12:30 PM EDT2012-08-29 16:30:19 GMT
    In a hearing Wednesday morning Lubbock District Judge Ruben Reyes denied dismissing the lawsuit dealing with the Republican Hockley County Sheriff's election. On August 17 R.C. Cheek filed a lawsuit against
    In a hearing Wednesday morning Lubbock District Judge Ruben Reyes denied dismissing the lawsuit dealing with the Republican Hockley County Sheriff's election.
  • Frenship teacher named Texas Teacher of the Year finalist

    Frenship teacher named Texas Teacher of the Year finalist

    Wednesday, August 29 2012 11:56 AM EDT2012-08-29 15:56:29 GMT
    From Frenship ISD: The Texas Association of School Administrators announced Tuesday that Jeremy Wagner, a science teacher at Frenship ISD's Heritage Middle School and the 2012 Region 17 Education Service
    Jeremy Wagner, a science teacher at Frenship ISD's Heritage Middle School, has been chosen as one of six finalists from across the state for the Texas Teacher of the Year.
  • City offices closed for Labor Day holiday

    City offices closed for Labor Day holiday

    Wednesday, August 29 2012 11:21 AM EDT2012-08-29 15:21:06 GMT
    From City of Lubbock: City of Lubbock offices will be closed Monday, September 3, 2012 in observance of the Labor Day holiday. Regular business hours will resume on Tuesday, September 4.   Additionally,
    City of Lubbock offices will be closed Monday, September 3, 2012 in observance of the Labor Day holiday.
  • Lubbock drivers among the safest says Allstate, numbers to prove it

    Lubbock drivers among the safest says Allstate, numbers to prove it

    Wednesday, August 29 2012 4:07 AM EDT2012-08-29 08:07:35 GMT
    Allstate Insurance said on Wednesday that Lubbock is among the safest cities for drivers. It's a yearly statement from Allstate and it's based on the number of collisions, but not necessarily the severity.
    Allstate Insurance said on Wednesday that Lubbock is among the safest cities for drivers. It's a yearly statement from Allstate and it's based on the number of collisions, but not the severity.
  • Other cities encouraged to follow Lubbock's lead on Echo Boomers

    Other cities encouraged to follow Lubbock's lead on Echo Boomers

    Wednesday, August 29 2012 3:37 AM EDT2012-08-29 07:37:03 GMT
    If two online trade publications are any indication, then Lubbock has started a new housing trend for young people commonly referred to as Generation Y or "Echo Boomers." Austin-based consultant Tim
    If two online trade publications are any indication, then Lubbock has started a new housing trend for young people commonly referred to as Generation Y or "Echo Boomers."
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