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  • Kaplan College offering free CPR classes

    Kaplan College offering free CPR classes

    Wednesday, May 29 2013 12:56 AM EDT2013-05-29 04:56:37 GMT
    From Kaplan College Lubbock:Kaplan College Lubbock is pleased to begin offering free American Heart Association CPR certification courses every Thursday at the campus. Individuals seeking initial CPR certification
    From Kaplan College Lubbock:Kaplan College Lubbock is pleased to begin offering free American Heart Association CPR certification courses every Thursday at the campus.
  • Family of Cavazos Middle School student seeks help with funeral expenses

    Family of Cavazos Middle School student seeks help with funeral expenses

    Friday, May 24 2013 11:46 PM EDT2013-05-25 03:46:07 GMT
    A mother should never have to bury their child, but that's a reality now for Veronica Garcia. Her 13-year old daughter Briana Gomez passed away Wednesday after being taken off of life support. Gomez
    A mother should never have to bury their child, but that's a reality now for Veronica Garcia. Her 13-year old daughter Briana Gomez passed away Wednesday after being taken off of life support. Gomez
  • Hernandez responds to recall petition

    Hernandez responds to recall petition

    Friday, May 24 2013 11:28 PM EDT2013-05-25 03:28:05 GMT
    The petition to recall Lubbock City Councilman Victor Hernandez is now in the hands of the city secretary. On Friday Ysidro Gutierrez turned in the petition with 586 signatures, more than 448 needed to
    The petition to recall Lubbock City Councilman Victor Hernandez is now in the hands of the city secretary. On Friday Ysidro Gutierrez turned in the petition with 586 signatures, more than 448 needed to remove Hernandez.
  • Officials begin to assess storm damage in Kent County

    Officials begin to assess storm damage in Kent County

    Friday, May 24 2013 11:08 PM EDT2013-05-25 03:08:26 GMT
    Kent County Judge Jim White has declared the damage in Jayton and Girard on Thursday a local disaster."A great amount of damage has occurred," White said. High winds and large hail caused extensive damage
    Kent County Judge Jim White has declared the damage that occurred in Jayton and Girard on Thursday has made the area a local disaster.
  • Multiple injuries reported in accident on Highway 84

    Multiple injuries reported in accident on Highway 84

    Friday, May 24 2013 10:30 PM EDT2013-05-25 02:30:39 GMT
    Multiple people were taken to the hospital Friday night following an accident in Northwest Lubbock County. It happened around 7 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 84 and North FM 2378. DPS Troopers responded
    Multiple people were taken to the hospital Friday night following an accident in Northwest Lubbock County. It happened around 7 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 84 and North FM 2378.
  • LCU garners second-best finish in program history at NAIA National Championship

    LCU garners second-best finish in program history at NAIA National Championship

    Friday, May 24 2013 7:10 PM EDT2013-05-24 23:10:11 GMT
    Provided by LCU Athletics LINCOLN, Neb (May 24, 2013) – The determining factor in the finish of No.5 Lubbock Christian University's venture towards a NAIA Women's Golf National Championship was not all
    The determining factor in the finish of No.5 Lubbock Christian University's venture towards a NAIA Women's Golf National Championship was not all determined on how they did on the course.
  • Former Texas Tech basketball forward charged with murder

    Former Texas Tech basketball forward charged with murder

    Friday, May 24 2013 6:35 PM EDT2013-05-24 22:35:11 GMT
    An NBC affiliate in the Bay Area is reporting that a former Texas Tech basketball player has been charged with the murder of a Georgia rapper named Lil Phat. Decensae White, 25, played forward for Bobby
    An NBC affiliate in the Bay Area is reporting that a former Texas Tech basketball player has been charged with the murder of a Georgia rapper named Lil Phat.
  • Middle school students donate Lemonade Day profits to Children's Home

    Middle school students donate Lemonade Day profits

    Friday, May 24 2013 6:25 PM EDT2013-05-24 22:25:13 GMT
    The Children's Home of Lubbock received a special donation from students at Laura Bush Middle School Friday.Sixth graders at the school donated $138 to the organization. The students raised the money through
    Laura Bush Middle School students donated $138 to The Children's Home of Lubbock Friday.
  • One-vehicle rollover sends driver to hospital

    One-vehicle rollover sends driver to hospital

    Friday, May 24 2013 6:10 PM EDT2013-05-24 22:10:34 GMT
    A vehicle rolled over after what appeared to be a blowout on Hwy 84 Friday. Around 3:45 p.m., the vehicle was traveling eastbound on Hwy 84 near FM 179 when the driver lost control, causing the vehicle
    A vehicle rolled over after what appeared to be a blowout on Hwy 84 Friday.
  • Consider This...Severe weather commitment

    Consider This...Severe weather commitment

    Friday, May 24 2013 5:27 PM EDT2013-05-24 21:27:53 GMT
    Over the years, technology has changed the television news business exponentially. As a result, we have better equipment and resources to bring you news faster and inform you better. But one thing that
    City leaders also have a responsibility to keep citizens safe. Tornado sirens are a no-brainer and we need them in Lubbock, no matter the cost.
  • Red Raiders eliminated with 8-0 loss to No. 24 Oklahoma

    Red Raiders eliminated with 8-0 loss to No. 24 Oklahoma

    Friday, May 24 2013 4:40 PM EDT2013-05-24 20:40:26 GMT
    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – The Texas Tech baseball team was eliminated from Big 12 Championship title contention with an 8-0 loss against No. 24 Oklahoma on Friday morning at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. With
    The Texas Tech baseball team was eliminated from Big 12 Championship title contention with an 8-0 loss against No. 24 Oklahoma on Friday morning at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.
  • Drought to keep Crosbyton pool closed through summer

    Drought to keep Crosbyton pool closed through summer

    Friday, May 24 2013 4:31 PM EDT2013-05-24 20:31:17 GMT
    Residents in Crosbyton will have to look for somewhere else to cool off this summer besides the city pool. The Crosbyton City Council announced via their Facebook Page that they would not be opening the
    The Crosbyton City Council announced via their Facebook Page that they would not be opening the public pool over the summer.
  • Youth pastor pleads not guilty to enticement of minor Friday

    Youth pastor pleads not guilty to enticement of minor Friday

    Friday, May 24 2013 4:00 PM EDT2013-05-24 20:00:33 GMT
    A former youth pastor charged with enticing a minor has plead not guilty Friday. Trevor Jacob Fortner, 25, was arrested earlier this month for allegedly sending explicit pictures and messages to an undercover
    A former youth pastor charged with enticing a minor has plead not guilty Friday.
  • Firehouse Subs program aiding relief efforts in OK

    Firehouse Subs program aiding relief efforts in OK

    Friday, May 24 2013 3:40 PM EDT2013-05-24 19:40:55 GMT
    From Firehouse Subs:Answering the call to help those affected by recent tornadoes in Oklahoma, Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation is providing food and life-saving equipment to survivors and first
    Answering the call to help those affected by recent tornadoes in Oklahoma, Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation is providing food and life-saving equipment to survivors and first responders.
  • Vehicle crashes into telephone pole near Littlefield

    Vehicle crashes into telephone pole near Littlefield

    Friday, May 24 2013 3:27 PM EDT2013-05-24 19:27:35 GMT
    Emergency crews are reporting a one-vehicle accident 1.5 miles south of Littlefield on Hwy 385.  A car veered off the roadway into a telephone pole. No one was injured in the crash.Fire and DPS are on
    Emergency crews are reporting a one-vehicle accident 1.5 miles south of Littlefield on Hwy 385.
  • 7-Eleven celebrates Memorial Day with 49 cent Slurpees

    7-Eleven celebrates Memorial Day with 49 cent Slurpees

    Friday, May 24 2013 2:50 PM EDT2013-05-24 18:50:33 GMT
    From 7-Eleven:Memorial Day Weekend (Friday, May 24 through Monday, May 27), consumers can purchase 49 cent medium Slurpee drinks including the all-new Slurpee Lite Sugar Free Sprite Flavor! Slurpee summer
    Memorial Day Weekend (Friday, May 24 through Monday, May 27), consumers can purchase 49 cent medium Slurpee drinks including the all-new Slurpee Lite Sugar Free Sprite Flavor!
  • Texas Tech Honors College selects Terry Scholars

    Texas Tech Honors College selects Terry Scholars

    Friday, May 24 2013 2:30 PM EDT2013-05-24 18:30:49 GMT
    From Texas Tech University:Officials at Texas Tech University's Honors College announced the names of 32 students receiving Terry Scholarships, making the university the fastest-growing school in the foundation's
    Officials at Texas Tech University's Honors College announced the names of 32 students receiving Terry Scholarships, making the university the fastest-growing school in the foundation's 25-year history.
  • UMC debt free after paying off East Tower bonds

    UMC debt free after paying off East Tower bonds

    Friday, May 24 2013 2:20 PM EDT2013-05-24 18:20:03 GMT
    From University Medical Center:The Lubbock County Hospital District has paid the bonds issued for the UMC East Tower, paying them in just three years and saving more than $12 million in interest. UMC made
    The Lubbock County Hospital District has paid the bonds issued for the UMC East Tower, paying them in just three years and saving more than $12 million in interest.
  • Frenship HS honors the Class of 2013 Friday

    Frenship HS honors the Class of 2013 Friday

    Friday, May 24 2013 1:02 PM EDT2013-05-24 17:02:45 GMT
    From Frenship ISD:Frenship Independent School District invites you to join us tonight during the district's annual graduation ceremonies as we recognize the 416 graduates in the Frenship High School Class
    Graduation begins tonight at 7 p.m. at Texas Tech University's United Spirit Arena.
  • Texas Tech women's doubles team upsets Vanderbilt

    Texas Tech women's doubles team upsets Vanderbilt

    Friday, May 24 2013 11:57 AM EDT2013-05-24 15:57:51 GMT
    From Texas Tech Athletics:Texas Tech's No. 16 Samantha Adams and Kenna Kilgo upset No. 12 Courtney Colton and Lauren Mira of Vanderbilt, 1-6, 6-2, 6-3, in the Round of 32 at the NCAA Doubles Championships
    Texas Tech's No. 16 Samantha Adams and Kenna Kilgo upset No. 12 Courtney Colton and Lauren Mira of Vanderbilt, 1-6, 6-2, 6-3, in the Round of 32 at the NCAA Doubles Championships on Thursday.
  • Water line construction to close lanes on Quaker

    Water line construction to close lanes on Quaker

    Friday, May 24 2013 11:52 AM EDT2013-05-24 15:52:47 GMT
    From City of Lubbock:The construction of new water lines will limit southbound traffic on Quaker Avenue just north of 19th Street to one lane.  Work is scheduled to begin Monday, May 27 and last until
    The construction of new water lines will limit southbound traffic on Quaker Avenue just north of 19th Street to one lane.
  • TTUHSC El Paso names interim president

    TTUHSC El Paso names interim president

    Friday, May 24 2013 11:44 AM EDT2013-05-24 15:44:58 GMT
    From Texas Tech University System:On May 18, Gov. Rick Perry signed S.B. 120 into law, formally establishing the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) at El Paso as the fourth institution
    TTUHSC President Tedd L. Mitchell, M.D., was named interim president of the new university following actions taken during executive session of the May Board of Regents meeting.
  • City offices closed on Monday, May 27

    City offices closed on Monday, May 27

    Friday, May 24 2013 11:11 AM EDT2013-05-24 15:11:36 GMT
    From City of Lubbock:City of Lubbock offices, including Lubbock Public libraries, will be closed May 27, 2013, in observance of Memorial Day. Residential Trash Collection Additionally, there will be no
    City of Lubbock offices, including Lubbock Public libraries, will be closed May 27, 2013, in observance of Memorial Day.
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