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  • Food for Thought Report: 5.23

    Food for Thought Report: 5.23

    Friday, May 24 2013 12:11 AM EDT2013-05-24 04:11:39 GMT
    For a complete overview of the Violations see below. No Critical Violations Gandhi Bazar4501 34th St.- Holiday Inn Lubbock Civic Center - Bar801 Ave. Q- Jack in the Box2414 Mac Davis- Jazz, A Louisiana
    For a complete overview of the Violations see below.
  • LPD hosts child safety event Saturday

    LPD hosts child safety event Saturday

    Wednesday, May 22 2013 12:45 PM EDT2013-05-22 16:45:22 GMT
    From Lubbock Police Department:In recognition of National Missing Children's Day, the Lubbock Police Department will host a community event Saturday, May 25th at the South Plains Mall. The event will be
    In recognition of National Missing Children's Day, the Lubbock Police Department will host a community event Saturday, May 25th at the South Plains Mall.
  • Food for Thought: 5.16

    Food for Thought: 5.16

    Friday, May 17 2013 10:58 AM EDT2013-05-17 14:58:25 GMT
    Three popular restaurants make the short list this week. Chuy's at 4805 S. Loop 289 had 9 critical violations. * Ground beef and shredded chicken were not at least 135 degrees. * The water at the hand
    Three popular restaurants make the short list this week.
  • Tech crushes Baylor 17-5 in series opener

    Tech crushes Baylor 17-5 in series opener

    Friday, May 17 2013 10:44 AM EDT2013-05-17 14:44:18 GMT
    From Texas Tech Athletics:Texas Tech clinched a berth in the Big 12 Championship with its most dominating Big 12 victory of the season with a 17-5 win over Baylor on Thursday night in front of 2,427 fans
    Texas Tech clinched a berth in the Big 12 Championship with its most dominating Big 12 victory of the season with a 17-5 win over Baylor on Thursday night in front of 2,427 fans at Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park.
  • Consider This...LP&L bill less of an electricity bill

    Consider This...LP&L bill less of an electricity bill

    Friday, May 17 2013 7:00 AM EDT2013-05-17 11:00:28 GMT
    Typically you'd think you're electric bill is all about the amount of electricity you consume. Not true in the case of LP&L. LP&L bills are more of a pass through for city fees and water than a bill for
    Once again I am calling on the mayor of Lubbock to follow-through on his campaign promise to "stop hidden taxes" on your LP&L bill.
  • Consider This...Lubbock is overdue for sirens

    Consider This...Lubbock is overdue for sirens

    Friday, May 17 2013 2:28 AM EDT2013-05-17 06:28:28 GMT
    By now you've all seen the latest on the deadly tornados that hit in North Texas. Pictures of the aftermath prove just how fast this kind of weather can destroy homes and lives. One Granbury official
    This city spends millions on projects that will have no effect on most tax payers. Lubbock would need about 150 sirens at a total cost of about $4 million. I say that would be money well spent.
  • 5 tornado safety myths debunked

    5 tornado safety myths debunked

    Friday, May 17 2013 2:05 AM EDT2013-05-17 06:05:56 GMT
    Experts say it's not a matter of if a deadly tornado will hit the Hub City again, but when. KCBD set out to fact check everything we've been told to in an emergency and what we found, may surprise you.
    Experts say it's not a matter of if a deadly tornado will hit the Hub City again, but when. KCBD set out to fact check common advice about what to do in an emergency and found that some of what we've been told just isn't true.
  • Grand jury indicts 2 men arrested in April drug bust

    Grand jury indicts 2 men arrested in April drug bust

    Thursday, May 16 2013 10:22 PM EDT2013-05-17 02:22:25 GMT
    Two men arrested during a dramatic drug bust last month were indicted by a federal grand jury on Wednesday. Ethan Oliver Wynne-Wade and Michael Paul Gallanter were arrested on April 17. Lubbock police
    Two men arrested during a dramatic drug bust last month were indicted by a federal grand jury on Wednesday.
  • Lubbock minister helps grieving families in Granbury

    Lubbock minister helps grieving families in Granbury

    Thursday, May 16 2013 10:05 PM EDT2013-05-17 02:05:33 GMT
    Minister John Knox was at the Granbury Church of Christ, attending Wednesday night services, when the storm blew in. Once he heard the magnitude and destruction of the tornadoes, he knew immediately he
    Minister John Knox was at the Granbury Church of Christ, attending Wednesday night services, when the storm blew in.
  • Is Lubbock prepared for the next big storm?

    Is Lubbock prepared for the next big storm?

    Thursday, May 16 2013 6:54 PM EDT2013-05-16 22:54:16 GMT
    Lubbock knows first hand the damage a major tornado can do to a city. It was 43 years ago on May 11 when a major tornado swept through downtown but after last night's destruction is Granbury are we prepared
    Lubbock knows first hand the damage a major tornado can do to a city. It was 43 years ago on May 11 when an F5 tornado swept through downtown. But after seeing last night's destruction in Granbury, citizens are asking, are we prepared to handle another one?
  • Citizens urged to report suspicious activities to DPS

    Citizens urged to report suspicious activities to DPS

    Thursday, May 16 2013 5:55 PM EDT2013-05-16 21:55:12 GMT
    AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) encourages residents to report suspicious behaviors that might indicate criminal or terrorist activity to the department's iWATCH website at www.iwatchtx.org.
    The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) encourages residents to report suspicious behaviors that might indicate criminal or terrorist activity to the department's iWATCH website...
  • Former Lubbock banker in prison for embezzlement

    Former Lubbock banker in prison for embezzlement

    Thursday, May 16 2013 4:07 PM EDT2013-05-16 20:07:31 GMT
    Donnie Wright, 53, of Lubbock, Texas, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Sam R. Cummings to 37 months in federal prison and ordered to pay $385,356 in restitution following his guilty plea in February
    Donnie Wright, 53, of Lubbock, Texas, was sentenced today to 37 months in federal prison and ordered to pay $385,356 in restitution following his guilty plea for bank embezzlement by a bank employee.
  • Lubbock Parks & Recreation hiring summer employees

    Lubbock Parks & Recreation hiring summer employees

    Thursday, May 16 2013 1:43 PM EDT2013-05-16 17:43:06 GMT
    Lubbock Parks and Recreation is holding a job fair Thursday for part-time summer positions. They are looking to hire positions such as summer camp counselors, lifeguards and pool laborers. You can apply
    Lubbock Parks and Recreation is holding a job fair Thursday for part-time summer positions.
  • Gov. Perry releases statement on North Texas tornado damage

    Gov. Perry releases statement on North Texas tornado damage

    Thursday, May 16 2013 12:44 PM EDT2013-05-16 16:44:11 GMT
    From Office of the Governor Rick Perry:Gov. Rick Perry today released the following statement regarding yesterday's storms in North Texas: "I'm deeply saddened by the deaths caused by yesterday's horrific
    Governor Perry released his statement on the North Texas tornado damage Thursday.
  • Kaplan College holding senior night events Thursday

    Kaplan College holding senior night events Thursday

    Thursday, May 16 2013 12:35 PM EDT2013-05-16 16:35:56 GMT
    Kaplan College is inviting graduating high school seniors to come learn about college life on Thursday. They are holding two senior night events at their building at 9th and Avenue M. Participants will
    Kaplan College is inviting graduating high school seniors to come learn about college life on Thursday.
  • Pinterest event gathers donations for at-risk youth

    Pinterest event gathers donations for at-risk youth

    Saturday, March 16 2013 10:11 PM EDT2013-03-17 02:11:27 GMT
    Pintrest is sweeping the country. Women, teens - even men have jumped on the bandwagon and joined the obsession for Do-It-Yourself projects. "Oh yes. Some work, some don't. But it's fun to try," says
    Pinterest is sweeping the country. Women, teens - even men have jumped on the bandwagon and joined the obsession for Do-It-Yourself projects.
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