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  • 33-year-old man receives face transplant

    33-year-old man receives face transplant

    Friday, May 24 2013 10:42 PM EDT2013-05-25 02:42:49 GMT
    Doctors in Poland say they've successfully performed a total face transplant on a 33-year-old man just three weeks after he was disfigured. Face transplants are extremely complicated and would normally
    Doctors in Poland say they've successfully performed a total face transplant on a 33-year-old man just three weeks after he was disfigured.
  • South African boutique offers clothing to organ donors

    South African boutique offers clothing to organ donors

    Friday, May 24 2013 10:41 PM EDT2013-05-25 02:41:24 GMT
    Customers at a new store in Cape Town, South Africa don't spend a dime; they just leave a promise to be an organ donor. The boutique is called "the exchange" and it opened earlier this month in Cape
    Customers at a new store in Cape Town, South Africa don't spend a dime; they just leave a promise to be an organ donor.
  • Swimming safety tips for kids

    Swimming safety tips for kids

    Friday, May 24 2013 10:40 PM EDT2013-05-25 02:40:00 GMT
    As swimming pools across the country prepare to open for the season, the consumer product safety commission has a new warning for parents. It says the latest numbers show that drownings are the number
    As swimming pools across the country prepare to open for the season, the consumer product safety commission has a new warning for parents.
  • Woman who received ovarian transplant successfully gives birth

    Woman who received ovarian transplant successfully gives birth

    Friday, May 24 2013 10:37 PM EDT2013-05-25 02:37:59 GMT
    The first baby born to a woman in Spain who had an ovary transplant was introduced to the public today. Mercedes Marcos lost both her ovaries due to a tumor. After undergoing an ovarian tissue transplant,
    The first baby born to a woman in Spain who had an ovary transplant was introduced to the public today.
  • Brigadier General Gary G. Harber, a Hometown Hero

    Brigadier General Gary G. Harber, a Hometown Hero

    Thursday, May 23 2013 12:05 AM EDT2013-05-23 04:05:13 GMT
    Brigadier General Gary G. Harber has plenty of war stories. "I'd get a collect call like 2 o'clock in the morning and they'd say, ‘Sir! We just got this requirement and they told us to do it like this,
    This prominent soldier, who served during the Berlin Crisis, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Vietnam War, and as a general during Desert Storm will tell you he is not a hero. But he says he remembers many.
  • Texas Tech baseball reaching out to help victims in Moore

    Texas Tech baseball reaching out to help victims in Moore

    Wednesday, May 22 2013 10:57 PM EDT2013-05-23 02:57:54 GMT
    The shock is just beginning to wear off for many Moore, Oklahoma residents who are left with nothing but the shirts on their backs. But Wednesday, a group of Texas Tech athletes did their part to help
    Wednesday, a group of Texas Tech athletes did their part to help the victims of Monday's deadly tornado. The Red Raider baseball team is in Oklahoma this week for the Big 12 tournament and they were determined to figure out a way to help.
  • Mike Leach back in court Wednesday

    Mike Leach back in court Wednesday

    Wednesday, May 22 2013 10:46 PM EDT2013-05-23 02:46:16 GMT
    Former Texas Tech Football Coach Mike Leach was back in court Wednesday for a hearing on a lawsuit involving ESPN, Spaeth Communications, and Craig James. Spaeth Communications is a Dallas public relations
    Former Texas Tech Football Coach Mike Leach was back in court Wednesday for a hearing on a lawsuit involving ESPN, Spaeth Communications, and Craig James.
  • Severe weather likely for South Plains Thursday

    Severe weather likely for South Plains Thursday

    Wednesday, May 22 2013 8:33 PM EDT2013-05-23 00:33:19 GMT
    Thursday may become an active weather day for portions of the viewing area, with a risk of severe thunderstorms mainly north and east of Lubbock. The National Weather Service believes that storms will
    Thursday may become an active weather day for portions of the viewing area, with a risk of severe thunderstorms mainly north and east of Lubbock.
  • Recent weather prompts new interest in storm shelters

    Recent weather prompts new interest in storm shelters

    Wednesday, May 22 2013 8:18 PM EDT2013-05-23 00:18:29 GMT
    Two days after the deadly Oklahoma tornado, curiosity about tornado shelters in homes is on the rise. "I'll probably get a lot of calls for the next few weeks," said Art Cuevas of Art Cuevas Construction,
    With recent tornadoes in Texas and Oklahoma, an increasing number of Lubbock residents are thinking about buying storm shelters.
  • DPS increases patrols for Memorial Day weekend

    DPS increases patrols for Memorial Day weekend

    Wednesday, May 22 2013 7:48 PM EDT2013-05-22 23:48:05 GMT
    Provided by Texas Department of Public Safety AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will significantly increase trooper patrols this Memorial Day weekend to help keep Texas roadways safe.
    The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will significantly increase trooper patrols this Memorial Day weekend to help keep Texas roadways safe. During the increased patrols Friday, May 24, through Monday, May 27, troopers will be looking for drunk drivers, speeders, seat belt violators and other traffic violators statewide.
  • Smoke from Mexico crop fires may cause haze in Lubbock Thursday

    Smoke from Mexico crop fires may cause haze in Lubbock Thursday

    Wednesday, May 22 2013 5:51 PM EDT2013-05-22 21:51:58 GMT
    Many locations across Central, South and East Texas have reported thick smoke and haze in the air. We have been behind the dry line and have escaped this for the past several days. With a strong southeast
    Many locations across Central, South and East Texas have reported thick smoke and haze in the air. We have been behind the dry line and have escaped this for the past several days.
  • Tech officially names Whitaker new head basketball coach

    Tech officially names Whitaker new head basketball coach

    Wednesday, May 22 2013 5:11 PM EDT2013-05-22 21:11:46 GMT
    Texas Tech formally announced the new women's head basketball coach Wednesday. Officials named former Lady Raider Candace Whitaker the 6th head coach in the university's history at a news conference. She
    Officials named former Lady Raider Candace Whitaker the 6th head coach in the university's history at a news conference.
  • Shooting victim broadsided while driving self to hospital

    Shooting victim broadsided while driving self to hospital

    Wednesday, May 22 2013 3:10 PM EDT2013-05-22 19:10:52 GMT
    Police are questioning in the suspect in a shooting in northwest Lubbock. Investigators say a man was shot in the stomach, around 11:40 p.m. Tuesday, at Harvard Street and Chicago Avenue. The victim
    18-year-old Benjamin Henry has been arrested and charged with aggravated assault after police say he shot 20-year-old Lakarl Washington late Tuesday evening.
  • Texas Tech law professor tapped for prestigious fellowship

    Texas Tech law professor tapped for prestigious fellowship

    Wednesday, May 22 2013 2:40 PM EDT2013-05-22 18:40:10 GMT
    From Texas Tech School of Law:Texas Tech University School of Law professor Jennifer S. Bard will join a prestigious new residency program launched by the Network for Public Health Law and the Robert Wood
    Texas Tech University School of Law professor Jennifer S. Bard will join a prestigious new residency program launched by the Network for Public Health Law and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
  • Early morning shooting sends man to hospital

    Early morning shooting sends man to hospital

    Wednesday, May 22 2013 2:21 PM EDT2013-05-22 18:21:42 GMT
    Police are also investing a shooting in south Lubbock. Investigators say a 25 year-old man was shot in the stomach around 3:15 Wednesday morning in the 6500 block of Temple Avenue. The suspect in the
    Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in south Lubbock early Wednesday morning.
  • 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.
  • 10 children died in Moore, OK tornado

    10 children died in Moore, OK tornado

    Wednesday, May 22 2013 12:37 PM EDT2013-05-22 16:37:42 GMT
    (RNN) – Of the 24 killed in the EF-5 tornado that decimated Moore, OK, 10 are children - two of which are infants according to a release by the Oklahoma City Medical Examiner's Office. All the children
    Ten children, which includes two infants, were killed by the EF-5 tornado in Moore, OK, according to the Oklahoma City Medical Examiner's Office.
  • Sewer repair to force lane closures in central Lubbock

    Sewer repair to force lane closures in central Lubbock

    Wednesday, May 22 2013 12:00 PM EDT2013-05-22 16:00:52 GMT
    From City of Lubbock:Broadway Avenue between Avenues Q and R will experience lane closures in the upcoming weeks during a sewer main replacement. Traffic detours will be established to route vehicles around
    Broadway Avenue between Avenues Q and R will experience lane closures in the upcoming weeks during a sewer main replacement.
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