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  • Food for Thought: 6.20

    Food for Thought: 6.20

    Friday, June 21 2013 12:19 AM EDT2013-06-21 04:19:22 GMT
    Three Lubbock restaurants landed on the list this week, but they would probably prefer not to be there; that's because they're all low performers. We begin at Rib Crib at 8211 Slide Road. Health inspectors
    Three Lubbock restaurants landed on the list this week, but they would probably prefer not to be there; that's because they're all low performers.
  • Area producers worried about farm bill failure

    Area producers worried about farm bill failure

    Friday, June 21 2013 12:12 AM EDT2013-06-21 04:12:02 GMT
    Controversy over too much reform or not enough destroyed the farm bill in the House of Representatives on Thursday, leaving area farmers with uncertainty about their future crops.In an unexpected turn
    Controversy over too much reform or not enough destroyed the farm bill in the House of Representatives on Thursday, leaving area farmers facing uncertainty about their future crops.
  • Miami wins back to back NBA Titles

    Miami wins back to back NBA Titles

    Thursday, June 20 2013 11:57 PM EDT2013-06-21 03:57:41 GMT
    In Game 7 of the NBA Finals, the Miami Heat beat the San Antonio Spurs 95-88 to capture their 2nd straight Championship. Lebron James scored 37 points as the Heat took the last 2 games of the Best of
    In Game 7 of the NBA Finals, the Miami Heat beat the San Antonio Spurs 95-88 to capture their 2nd straight Championship.
  • Wall of dust sweeps through Lubbock

    Wall of dust sweeps through Lubbock

    Thursday, June 20 2013 11:39 PM EDT2013-06-21 03:39:57 GMT
    We've got a wall of dust headed toward Lubbock, expected about 7:45 p.m. If you need to travel, be ready to take cover until the storm passes. KCBD NewsChannel 11 provides a number of FREE resources to
    A wall of dust swept through Lubbock Thursday evening, reducing visibility to near zero. Fortunately, the storms were not severe and the wind gusts were not as bad as expected.
  • Teens finding dangerous new ways to 'smoke' alcohol

    Teens finding dangerous new ways to 'smoke' alcohol

    Thursday, June 20 2013 10:37 PM EDT2013-06-21 02:37:26 GMT
    There's a growing concern over a new way young people are consuming alcohol, they're smoking it. On YouTube, young people are turning basements and dorm rooms into laboratories. They're pressurizing
    There's a growing concern over a new way young people are consuming alcohol: they're smoking it.
  • How smoking can effect your child's hearing

    How smoking can effect your child's hearing

    Thursday, June 20 2013 10:35 PM EDT2013-06-21 02:35:18 GMT
    As for smoking the traditional way, we already know that mothers who smoke while pregnant are putting their children at risk of low birth weight, asthma, and some behavior trouble. Now, new evidence adds
    We already know that mothers who smoke while pregnant are putting their children at risk of low birth weight, asthma, and some behavior trouble.
  • 'Big Brain' project creates detailed 3-D image for study

    'Big Brain' project creates detailed 3-D image for study

    Thursday, June 20 2013 10:34 PM EDT2013-06-21 02:34:37 GMT
    Scientists in Canada and Germany have created the world's most in-depth look at the human brain…ever. It's called the "big brain" project. Thanks to one 65 year old woman who donated her brain to science,
    Scientists in Canada and Germany have created the world's most in-depth look at the human brain…ever.
  • National Weather Service surveys tornado damage in Sundown

    National Weather Service surveys tornado damage in Sundown

    Thursday, June 20 2013 10:09 PM EDT2013-06-21 02:09:27 GMT
    The National Weather Service spent Thursday assessing the tornado damage from storms the night before. Though most of the South Plains was under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch, it was in Sundown that one,
    The National Weather Service team in Lubbock wasted no time assessing the damage from Wednesday's storm.
  • DPS trooper seizes illegal drugs during traffic stop in Lamb County

    DPS trooper seizes illegal drugs during traffic stop in Lamb County

    Thursday, June 20 2013 7:41 PM EDT2013-06-20 23:41:07 GMT
    Provided by Texas DPS The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) conducted a traffic stop Saturday in Lamb County that led to the seizure of a large amount of illegal drugs. At approximately 10:31 a.m.,
    The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) conducted a traffic stop Saturday in Lamb County that led to the seizure of a large amount of illegal drugs.
  • Hale Center shooting victim: 'I thought I was going to die'

    Hale Center shooting victim: 'I thought I was going to die'

    Thursday, June 20 2013 7:04 PM EDT2013-06-20 23:04:03 GMT
    Hale Center resident Ray Gerhardt is speaking out today about what he says led to him being shot three times over a week ago. "I was cutting through this open lot on the other side of this building because
    Hale Center resident Ray Gerhardt was shot three times, and he thought he was going to die.
  • Why more rain can create more dust on the South Plains

    Why more rain can create more dust on the South Plains

    Thursday, June 20 2013 6:41 PM EDT2013-06-20 22:41:26 GMT
    The heavy rains of the last few days have combined with today's winds to produce a dusty day in West Texas. But how can this be? Shouldn't rain help compact the dirt and keep it from blowing?According
    The heavy rains of the last few days have combined with today's winds to produce a dusty day in West Texas. But how can this be? Shouldn't rain help compact the dirt and keep it from blowing?
  • Emergency grant providing help for Cargill workers

    Emergency grant providing help for Cargill workers

    Thursday, June 20 2013 4:34 PM EDT2013-06-20 20:34:03 GMT
    From The U.S. Department of Labor:The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a National Emergency Grant of $2,066,314  to provide assistance to more than 320 workers affected by the closure of a Cargill
    The U.S. Department of Labor has announced a National Emergency Grant of $2,066,314  to provide assistance to more than 320 workers affected by the closure of a Cargill Meat Solutions Corp., plant in Plainview, Texas.
  • Funeral services for beloved Texas Tech coach this weekend

    Funeral services for beloved Texas Tech coach this weekend

    Thursday, June 20 2013 4:08 PM EDT2013-06-20 20:08:11 GMT
    Funeral services for Jess Stiles, a former assistant football coach, administrator and Hall of Honor member will take place this weekend.Visitation will be Friday from 6-9 p.m. at Lake Ridge Memorial
    Funeral services for Jess Stiles, a former assistant football coach, administrator and Hall of Honor member will take place this weekend.
  • Red Cross honoring nominees at Champions Breakfast

    Red Cross honoring nominees at Champions Breakfast

    Thursday, June 20 2013 4:07 PM EDT2013-06-20 20:07:40 GMT
    From American Red Cross South Plains Regional Chapter:The American Red Cross is now accepting nominations for the 6th Annual Champions Breakfast, to be held on Wednesday, September 11, 2013. The yearly
    The American Red Cross is now accepting nominations for the 6th Annual Champions Breakfast, to be held on Wednesday, September 11, 2013.
  • LPD provides contact numbers for severe weather situations

    LPD provides contact numbers for severe weather situations

    Thursday, June 20 2013 2:02 PM EDT2013-06-20 18:02:53 GMT
    From Lubbock Police Department:The Lubbock Police Department would like to remind everyone that during severe weather conditions, there are alternate numbers for non-emergency calls. 911 operators are
    911 operators are being overwhelmed, receiving up to 1100 calls in a 5-hour period during severe storms which can affect police, fire and EMS response to life-threatening situations.
  • Lubbock hosts youth fast-pitch softball tournament

    Lubbock hosts youth fast-pitch softball tournament

    Thursday, June 20 2013 1:11 PM EDT2013-06-20 17:11:14 GMT
    The Lubbock Youth Sports Complex is hosting a National fast-pitch softball tournament this Weekend. It's called the US Specialty Sport Association Goliath 10 Game. Thursday through Sunday an estimated
    Thursday through Sunday an estimated 140 teams with players 12 and under will be competing in different events at the complex.
  • Airplane drug traffickers plead guilty to intent to distribute, possession

    Airplane drug traffickers plead guilty to intent to distribute, possession

    Thursday, June 20 2013 12:46 PM EDT2013-06-20 16:46:38 GMT
    Two California men accused of transporting drugs by plane have admitted to their crime. Thursday, 48-year-old Michael Paul Gallanter and 31-year-old Ethan Wynne-Wade both pleaded guilty to one count of
    Thursday, 48-year-old Michael Paul Gallanter and 31-year-old Ethan Wynne-Wade both pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute marijuana.
  • Chamber of Commerce hosts heath care reform luncheon

    Chamber of Commerce hosts heath care reform luncheon

    Thursday, June 20 2013 12:14 PM EDT2013-06-20 16:14:50 GMT
    The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce is hosting a luncheon Thursday on the impact of health care reform on Lubbock businesses. The featured speaker for the event is Marianne Fazen, President and CEO of the
    The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce is hosting a luncheon Thursday on the impact of health care reform on Lubbock businesses.
  • Lubbock graduates in foster care receive special gift

    Lubbock graduates in foster care receive special gift

    Thursday, June 20 2013 11:47 AM EDT2013-06-20 15:47:28 GMT
    For most teenagers, graduating high school is an exciting time.  However, for those in foster care, it can also be very scary.  To make the leap less overwhelming, the Lubbock Transition Center is holding
    The Lubbock Transition Center is holding a special event Thursday to help students in foster care transition into post-high school life.
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