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  • Sundown baseball team raises $5,000 for West ISD

    Sundown baseball team raises $5,000 for West ISD

    Saturday, May 4 2013 6:35 PM EDT2013-05-04 22:35:23 GMT
    A small West Texas town has earned a special place in the hearts of citizens in the small town of West, Texas. Sundown, the tiny community of 1,434 residents felt a kinship with the people of West after
    A small West Texas town has earned a special place in the hearts of citizens in West, Texas. Sundown, the tiny community of 1,434 residents, felt a kinship with the people of West after the tragic fertilizer plant explosion on April 17th.
  • CPS whistleblower says death of Baby Leah could have been prevented

    CPS whistleblower says death of Baby Leah could have been prevented

    Friday, May 3 2013 11:50 PM EDT2013-05-04 03:50:35 GMT
    A whistleblower who used to work at Child Protective Services has come forward to say the death of 2-year-old Leah Aguirre could have been prevented. The Crosbyton toddler was found dead in her caregiver's
    A whistleblower who used to work at Child Protective Services has come forward to say the death of 2-year-old Leah Aguirre could have been prevented.
  • New study reveals risks from antibacterial soap

    New study reveals risks from antibacterial soap

    Friday, May 3 2013 10:42 PM EDT2013-05-04 02:42:58 GMT
    The food and drug administration is reviewing the safety of an ingredient in most anti-bacterial soaps and body washes. Recent studies of the ingredient called triclosan suggest it might increase the
    The Food and Drug Administration is reviewing the safety of an ingredient in most anti-bacterial soaps and body washes.
  • CDC study says sugar is making us fat

    CDC study says sugar is making us fat

    Friday, May 3 2013 10:40 PM EDT2013-05-04 02:40:59 GMT
    After analyzing the diets of a thousand adults in this country, the CDC say whoa....Americans are eating way too much sugar. Sugars and fats together are supposed to stay between 5 and 15% of our daily
    After analyzing the diets of a thousand adults in this country, the CDC says Americans are eating way too much sugar.
  • New research helps maximize benefit from surgical weight loss

    New research helps maximize benefit from surgical weight loss

    Friday, May 3 2013 10:39 PM EDT2013-05-04 02:39:29 GMT
    New research at Harvard could help identify which patients will benefit the most from weight loss surgery. They've found that people with two copies of a specific gene variant lost an average of nearly
    New research at Harvard could help identify which patients will benefit the most from weight loss surgery.
  • Dramatic growth in number of young single moms

    Dramatic growth in number of young single moms

    Friday, May 3 2013 10:37 PM EDT2013-05-04 02:37:28 GMT
    A new report from the census bureau paints a different picture of motherhood today from days gone by. It says when you look at all the new mothers in their early 20's today, more than 60% are not married.
    A new report from the census bureau paints a different picture of motherhood today from days gone by.
  • Group changes recommendations for prostate cancer screening

    Group changes recommendations for prostate cancer screening

    Friday, May 3 2013 10:36 PM EDT2013-05-04 02:36:23 GMT
    A major medical group that has historically supported PSA testing for prostate cancer has changed its position. The American Urological Association now says men younger than 55 do not need the PSA blood
    A major medical group that has historically supported PSA testing for prostate cancer has changed its position.
  • President's Prescription: What you need to know about CPR

    President's Prescription: What you need to know about CPR

    Friday, May 3 2013 10:29 PM EDT2013-05-04 02:29:05 GMT
    Whether you're a parent, childcare provider, teacher, coach or personal trainer, it's always a good idea to learn how to react quickly in an emergency. That's the focus this week for Dr. Tedd Mitchell.
    Whether you're a parent, childcare provider, teacher, coach or personal trainer, it's always a good idea to learn how to react quickly in an emergency.
  • Two city employees fired in connection with brass, copper theft

    Two city employees fired in connection with brass, copper theft

    Friday, May 3 2013 8:15 PM EDT2013-05-04 00:15:32 GMT
    From City of Lubbock Today the City of Lubbock terminated two of the three Water Utilities Department employees involved in the theft of copper and brass water meter fittings. The City's Water Utilities
    "Today the City of Lubbock terminated two of the three Water Utilities Department employees involved in the theft of copper and brass water meter fittings."
  • Solid pitching and hitting gives Pioneers big win over LCU

    Solid pitching and hitting gives Pioneers big win over LCU

    Friday, May 3 2013 5:41 PM EDT2013-05-03 21:41:00 GMT
    From Wayland Baptist University Athletics:After a disappointing end to his previous start against No. 5 Lubbock Christian, Wayland Baptist ace Tom Bailey brought his best stuff to the mound on Friday as
    After a disappointing end to his previous start against No. 5 Lubbock Christian, Wayland Baptist ace Tom Bailey brought his best stuff to the mound on Friday as the Pioneers defeated the Chaparrals 4-1 at Bison Field in the Sooner Athletic Conference Tournament.
  • LCU commencement takes place this weekend

    LCU commencement takes place this weekend

    Friday, May 3 2013 5:12 PM EDT2013-05-03 21:12:57 GMT
    From Lubbock Christian University:Lubbock Christian University will hold commencement ceremonies this weekend.  Commencement is divided into two ceremonies – graduate and undergraduate. Starting with the
    The ceremony for graduate students will be Friday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m. at McDonald Moody Auditorium. Undergraduate commencement will be Saturday, May 5 at 10 a.m. at the Rip Griffin Center.
  • SPC to host 55th annual commencement Friday

    SPC to host 55th annual commencement Friday

    Friday, May 3 2013 1:55 PM EDT2013-05-03 17:55:47 GMT
    From South Plains College:South Plains College will award 1,544 degrees and certificates at the 55th Annual Commencement Ceremony at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 10th in Texan Dome.  The college will honor
    South Plains College will award 1,544 degrees and certificates at the 55th Annual Commencement Ceremony at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 10th in Texan Dome.
  • Star Comics giving away free comic books Saturday

    Star Comics giving away free comic books Saturday

    Friday, May 3 2013 1:42 PM EDT2013-05-03 17:42:36 GMT
    From Star Comics:Star Comics in Lubbock,TX is one of thousands of comic book shops around the world celebrating the comic book art form on Saturday, May 4th. On Free Comic Book Day, over 3.3 million comic
    Star Comics in Lubbock,TX is one of thousands of comic book shops around the world celebrating the comic book art form on Saturday, May 4th. On Free Comic Book Day, over 3.3 million comic books will be given away by participating stores, introducing as many people as possible to the wonders of comic books!
  • High school seniors celebrate College Signing Day

    High school seniors celebrate College Signing Day

    Friday, May 3 2013 1:12 PM EDT2013-05-03 17:12:56 GMT
    Hundreds of high school seniors gathered at City Bank Auditorium today for the Generation Texas College Signing Day.The event celebrated students signing their commitment letters to colleges.According
    Hundreds of high school seniors gathered at City Bank Auditorium Friday for the Generation Texas College Signing Day.
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