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June 18, 2013

                       

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  • Facebook helping register organ donors

    Facebook helping register organ donors

    Wednesday, June 19 2013 2:33 PM EDT2013-06-19 18:33:14 GMT
    A new Facebook initiative may help increase the number of organ donors in the US. Researchers at Johns Hopkins University collaborated with Facebook to add organ donation to a user's profile. When someone
    A new Facebook initiative may help increase the number of organ donors in the US.
  • Surgery provides incentive to quit smoking

    Surgery provides incentive to quit smoking

    Wednesday, June 19 2013 2:26 PM EDT2013-06-19 18:26:11 GMT
    If you're on the schedule for surgery, this is a really good time to quit smoking. A study at Yale reviewed several studies comparing smokers and non-smokers when it comes to surgery. And they found
    You may want to think twice about smoking if you are about to go under the knife.
  • Hail damage slams local repair shops

    Hail damage slams local repair shops

    Tuesday, June 18 2013 8:30 PM EDT2013-06-19 00:30:05 GMT
    With severe weather hitting the Hub City frequently including Monday's storm that brought down baseball size hail, local repair shops are slammed with hail damaged vehicles. Collision King owner Steven
    With frequent severe weather hitting the Hub City, local repair shops have been slammed with hail-damaged vehicles. Monday's storm, which brought down baseball-sized hail, was no exception.
  • Area farmers loving the recent rain

    Area farmers loving the recent rain

    Tuesday, June 18 2013 8:00 PM EDT2013-06-19 00:00:11 GMT
    Idalou farmer Scott Harmon looked out across his farm as workers fixed tractors, started car engines and readied the seed for a new round of planting cotton after the yesterday's wet weather. "It's an
    Idalou farmer Scott Harmon looked out across his farm as workers fixed tractors and readied the seed for a new round of cotton planting after Monday's wet weather.
  • Hockley County volunteers watching the skies for severe weather

    Hockley County volunteers watching the skies for severe weather

    Tuesday, June 18 2013 7:09 PM EDT2013-06-18 23:09:54 GMT
    The weather in West Texas is constantly changing and one county on the South Plains is making sure they're always ready. The Hockley County Emergency Communication's Team is a group of volunteers who are
    The Hockley County Emergency Communications Team is a group of volunteers who are fully committed to keeping the public informed during severe weather.
  • Buchanan added to Whitaker's staff

    Buchanan added to Whitaker's staff

    Tuesday, June 18 2013 6:42 PM EDT2013-06-18 22:42:08 GMT
    From Texas Tech Athletics:Texas Tech women's basketball announced Tuesday that former All-Big 12 standout Damitria Buchanan became the newest member of the Lady Raider staff. Buchanan's main responsibilities
    Texas Tech women's basketball announced Tuesday that former All-Big 12 standout Damitria Buchanan became the newest member of the Lady Raider staff.
  • Price responds to recall petition

    Price responds to recall petition

    Tuesday, June 18 2013 1:21 PM EDT2013-06-18 17:21:12 GMT
    District 2 City Councilman Floyd Price addressed the attempt to have him recalled on Tuesday. District 2 resident Gordon Harris filed an affidavit for a recall petition on Monday. Harris says his community
    District 2 City Councilman Floyd Price addressed the attempt to have him recalled on Tuesday.
  • Down payment grants available to Lubbock home buyers

    Down payment grants available to Lubbock home buyers

    Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:11 PM EDT2013-06-18 16:11:57 GMT
    The South Plains and Lubbock housing finance corporations have partnered to make down payment assistance grants available to homebuyers. It's all part of the "Welcome Home South Plains Home Loan Program"
    The South Plains and Lubbock housing finance corporations have partnered to make down payment assistance grants available to homebuyers.
  • Texas governor woos disgruntled Conn. gun makers

    Texas governor woos disgruntled Conn. gun makers

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry is courting Connecticut gun manufacturers, extolling the tax policies and regulatory climate of his state.
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry is courting Connecticut gun manufacturers, extolling the tax policies and regulatory climate of his state.
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