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April 9, 2013

                       

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  • Consider This...Texas gambling proposal incomplete

    Consider This...Texas gambling proposal incomplete

    Thursday, April 11 2013 4:32 PM EDT2013-04-11 20:32:17 GMT
    Right now there is an effort among lawmakers to allow voters to decide on legalizing gambling in Texas. Senate Joint Resolution 64 would create a constitutional amendment that would trigger an election
    Bottom line: Let the voters decide. But first, lawmakers need accountability, oversight and a better plan for the money before rolling the dice at the polls.
  • Alzheimer's gene

    Alzheimer's gene

    Wednesday, April 10 2013 8:46 AM EDT2013-04-10 12:46:35 GMT
    Scientists have identified a gene that may double the risk for Alzheimer's disease in African Americans. The large genetic study involved nearly 6,000 African American participants. One third had been
    Scientists have identified a gene that may double the risk for Alzheimer's disease in African Americans.
  • Senator presents bill to legalize gambling in Texas

    Senator presents bill to legalize gambling in Texas

    Wednesday, April 10 2013 8:37 AM EDT2013-04-10 12:37:06 GMT
    A bill proposed by Sen. John Carona R-Dallas would allow 21 casinos distributed across the state and create a gaming commission if it is approved by voters. They may have the chance to cast their say as
    A bill proposed by Sen. John Carona would open up 21 casinos and create a state-wide gaming commission with voter approval.
  • INVESTIGATES: Is Lubbock Animal Control doing their job?

    INVESTIGATES: Is Lubbock Animal Control doing their job?

    Wednesday, April 10 2013 12:50 AM EDT2013-04-10 04:50:10 GMT
    Complaints continue to pour into KCBD about Lubbock's Animal Control as we continue our investigation into what needs to be done – if anything. According to Lubbock Mayor Glen Robertson there are problems
    KCBD continues to investigate the numerous complaints we've received about Lubbock's Animal Control Department. Surprisingly, Assistant City Manager Quincy White, who oversees the department, says animal services is operating properly even though the Mayor disagrees.
  • Performing Arts Association reveals plans for $85 million venue

    Performing Arts Association reveals plans for $85 million venue

    Wednesday, April 10 2013 12:39 AM EDT2013-04-10 04:39:52 GMT
    The stage lights are about to get a little brighter here in Lubbock. Two years of research having been done, resulting in a plan for a 2,000 seat, state of the art performance arts center in Lubbock. Tim
    After two years of research, the Lubbock Entertainment and Performing Arts Association has conceived a plan for a 2,000 seat, state-of-the-art performing arts center in Lubbock.
  • Morning sickness relief

    Morning sickness relief

    Tuesday, April 9 2013 11:36 PM EDT2013-04-10 03:36:48 GMT
    A drug once taken by millions of pregnant women to treat morning sickness will be available once again. The medicine is called bendectin and actually, it was pulled from store shelves 30 years ago after
    A drug once taken by millions of pregnant women to treat morning sickness will be available again.
  • Fire crews quickly extinguish vacant apartment fire

    Fire crews quickly extinguish vacant apartment fire

    Tuesday, April 9 2013 11:00 PM EDT2013-04-10 03:00:25 GMT
    Lubbock fire crews are investigating the cause of a vacant apartment fire in northeast Lubbock.Just before 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, flames broke out at the Stonehollow Apartments on East Cornell St. near MLK
    Just before 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, flames broke out at the Stonehollow Apartments on East Cornell St. near MLK Blvd.
  • Dental breakthrough

    Dental breakthrough

    Tuesday, April 9 2013 9:01 PM EDT2013-04-10 01:01:03 GMT
    Here's encouraging news if you've been accused of snoring, grinding your teeth, twitching at night, or even getting up too often to go to the bathroom. A new study says it's not your fault. But how we
    A new study sheds some light some nightly bad habits such as snoring, teeth-grinding, night twitches and constantly getting up to use the restroom in the night.
  • New form of back therapy

    New form of back therapy

    Tuesday, April 9 2013 8:48 PM EDT2013-04-10 00:48:37 GMT
    It's estimated that at some point, more than 80% of the population will suffer from some sort of back pain. Heat has long been used to kill damaged nerves and bring relief to chronic back pain, it's been
    Doctors are now trying a new method to heal damaged nerves in the back.
  • Two Lubbock residents take police on 100 mile chase

    Two Lubbock residents take police on 100 mile chase

    Tuesday, April 9 2013 8:10 PM EDT2013-04-10 00:10:05 GMT
    Two Lubbock residents were arrested in New Mexico after leading police on a 100 mile chase early Sunday morning. Police say they attempted to pull over 24-year old Christopher Sharp and his passenger,
    Two Lubbock residents were arrested in New Mexico after leading police on a chase from West Texas through Eastern New Mexico early Sunday morning.
  • Police seek identify of traffic violator

    Police seek identify of traffic violator

    Tuesday, April 9 2013 8:09 PM EDT2013-04-10 00:09:00 GMT
    From Lubbock Police Department:The Lubbock Police Department is attempting to identify the female in this picture as part of an ongoing traffic investigation. This picture was taken on April 7th at the
    LPD is attempting to identify the female in this picture as part of an ongoing traffic investigation. This picture was taken on April 7th at the CVS Pharmacy at 82nd and Frankford at about 8:30 p.m.
  • Award recipients announced at AWC Celebrity Luncheon

    Award recipients announced at AWC Celebrity Luncheon

    Tuesday, April 9 2013 5:48 PM EDT2013-04-09 21:48:56 GMT
    Hundreds of people gathered at the Overton Hotel Conference Center Tuesday for the Association for Women in Communications Celebrity Luncheon which honored dozens of individuals and groups for their achievements
    The Association for Women in Communications Celebrity Luncheon honored dozens of individuals and groups for their achievements and contributions to Lubbock on Tuesday.
  • Three LPD officers graduate from FBI National Academy

    Three LPD officers graduate from FBI National Academy

    Tuesday, April 9 2013 4:17 PM EDT2013-04-09 20:17:59 GMT
    From Lubbock Police Department:The Lubbock Police Department is proud to announce three members of LPD Command Staff have graduated within the last several months from the Federal Bureau of Investigation
    The Lubbock Police Department is proud to announce three members of LPD Command Staff have graduated within the last several months from the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy (FBINA) in Quantico, Virginia.
  • Dine at Dickey's Barbecue to benefit Meals on Wheels

    Dine at Dickey's Barbecue to benefit Meals on Wheels

    Tuesday, April 9 2013 11:40 AM EDT2013-04-09 15:40:22 GMT
    From Lubbock Meals on Wheels: Eat at Dickey's Barbecue Pit - either location (5412 Slide or 5217 98th) between 4 p.m.- 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9th and mention Lubbock Meals on Wheels and our agency will
    Eat at Dickey's Barbecue Pit  between 4 p.m.- 8 p.m. on Tuesday and mention Lubbock Meals on Wheels and the local agency will receive 20% of the proceeds.
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