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  • City of Lubbock holding vaccination clinics

    City of Lubbock holding vaccination clinics

    Monday, March 11 2013 11:42 AM EDT2013-03-11 15:42:11 GMT
    The City of Lubbock Health Department will hold vaccination clinics for both adults and children at the following locations during the week of March 11 through March 15, 2013:
    The City of Lubbock Health Department will hold vaccination clinics for both adults and children this week.
  • Army, Marine Corps suspend tuition assistance for military personnel

    Army, Marine Corps suspend tuition assistance for military personnel

    Saturday, March 9 2013 5:08 PM EST2013-03-09 22:08:33 GMT
    The sequester standoff is forcing budget pressures in several areas, including tuition assistance for soldiers and Marines. The Army made the announcement on Friday that the tuition assistance program
    The sequester standoff is forcing budget pressures in several areas, including tuition assistance for soldiers and Marines.
  • Police discover unfinished meth lab in Texas Tech dorm

    Police discover unfinished meth lab in Texas Tech dorm

    Friday, March 8 2013 11:32 PM EST2013-03-09 04:32:22 GMT
    We've got early reports saying investigators have found a meth lab in a dorm room on the Texas Tech campus. Sources say it was on the third floor of Talkington Hall. Tech police and DPS investigators
    Texas Tech police discovered the makings of an unfinished meth lab in a dorm room on campus Friday, on the third floor of Talkington Hall.
  • President's prescription: How to avoid binge drinking

    President's prescription: How to avoid binge drinking

    Friday, March 8 2013 11:28 PM EST2013-03-09 04:28:53 GMT
    This is the week when Texas Tech and other universities statewide are enjoying spring break. For thousands of students that means a chance to leave town and party big. But the truth is, spring break
    This is the week when Texas Tech and other universities statewide are enjoying spring break.
  • 1 injured in Friday afternoon motorcycle accident

    1 injured in Friday afternoon motorcycle accident

    Friday, March 8 2013 10:27 PM EST2013-03-09 03:27:21 GMT
    One person was still in the hospital Friday night following a motorcycle accident that happened in West Lubbock around 5 p.m. at the corner of 52nd Street and Quaker Avenue. Police say a motorcycle and
    One person was still in the hospital Friday night following a motorcycle accident that happened in West Lubbock around 5 p.m. at the corner of 52nd Street and Quaker Avenue.
  • 2 drivers, including police detective, injured in multi-car accident

    2 drivers, including police detective, injured in multi-car accident

    Friday, March 8 2013 10:25 PM EST2013-03-09 03:25:26 GMT
    Traffic on I-27 between 34th and 50th Street was backed up Friday after a multi-vehicle accident. Just before noon, police say southbound traffic on the interstate slowed down for unknown reasons, creating
    Traffic on I-27 between 34th and 50th Street was backed up Friday after a multi-vehicle accident.
  • Lubbock's synthetic drug ban starts Saturday

    Lubbock's synthetic drug ban starts Saturday

    Friday, March 8 2013 10:23 PM EST2013-03-09 03:23:49 GMT
    The clock is ticking as smoke shops across Lubbock are preparing to take synthetic marijuana off their shelves. Beginning Saturday, it will be illegal to use, purchase, sell or distribute synthetic drugs
    The clock is ticking as smoke shops across Lubbock are preparing to take synthetic marijuana off their shelves. Beginning Saturday, it will be illegal to use, purchase, sell or distribute synthetic drugs here in Lubbock.
  • Mental illness connections

    Mental illness connections

    Friday, March 8 2013 7:58 PM EST2013-03-09 00:58:51 GMT
    Some of the most common forms of mental illness may stem from the same genetic source, despite their very different symptoms. A new study published in the journal lancet looked at genetic data collected
    Some of the most common forms of mental illness may stem from the same genetic source, despite their very different symptoms.
  • Workout incentives

    Workout incentives

    Friday, March 8 2013 6:24 PM EST2013-03-08 23:24:16 GMT
    People who are paid to lose weight stick with their diet and exercise plans longer than those who work-out for free. That new study comes from the Mayo Clinic which looked at 100 overweight employees
    People who are paid to lose weight stick with their diet and exercise plans longer than those who work-out for free.
  • Springing forward

    Springing forward

    Friday, March 8 2013 6:19 PM EST2013-03-08 23:19:08 GMT
    This weekend, we "spring forward" one hour, which means we get one hour less of sleep, and wake up in the dark Monday morning. Erika Edwards has some advice for dealing with daylight saving time, something
    This weekend, we "spring forward" one hour, which means we get one hour less of sleep, and wake up in the dark Monday morning.
  • LCU Chaps announce Matt Barnes as new soccer coach

    LCU Chaps announce Matt Barnes as new soccer coach

    Friday, March 8 2013 5:29 PM EST2013-03-08 22:29:20 GMT
    From Lubbock Christian University:LUBBOCK, TX – Lubbock Christian University and athletic director Paul Hise have announced Matt Barnes as the new head coach for the Chaparrals men's soccer program. Barnes, a
    Lubbock Christian University and athletic director Paul Hise have announced Matt Barnes as the new head coach for the Chaparrals men's soccer program.
  • Gangster Disciples leader arrested in Lubbock

    Gangster Disciples leader arrested in Lubbock

    Friday, March 8 2013 4:26 PM EST2013-03-08 21:26:59 GMT
    From Texas Department of Public Safety:LUBBOCK – Kevin Lee Stafford, 31, a governor (highest ranking leader) for the Gangster Disciples street gang and wanted fugitive, is now in custody in Lubbock after
    Kevin Lee Stafford, 31, a governor (highest ranking leader) for the Gangster Disciples street gang and wanted fugitive, is now in custody in Lubbock after being arrested Thursday.
  • Idalou falls in state semifinals

    Idalou falls in state semifinals

    Friday, March 8 2013 2:42 PM EST2013-03-08 19:42:30 GMT
    It was a sad ending to a great season for the Idalou Wildcats. Entering their 4th straight state final four, the Wildcats run ended right where it did a season ago, in the state semis. Koal Houchin's
    It was a sad ending to a great season for the Idalou Wildcats. Entering their 4th straight state final four, the Wildcats run ended right where it did a season ago, in the state semis.
  • Consider This...Walker the right choice

    Consider This...Walker the right choice

    Friday, March 8 2013 12:53 PM EST2013-03-08 17:53:17 GMT
    It's hard enough to be successful in college athletics. Even harder if you inherit a troubled program. It's no surprise that interim head basketball coach for Texas Tech was dealing with just that last
    Chris Walker took over as interim coach under a cloud of bad team morale and lots of distractions. What he's been able to do since then is impressive.
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