July 19, 2013 - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

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  • Familiar music may ease dementia symptoms

    Familiar music may ease dementia symptoms

    Tuesday, July 30 2013 6:10 PM EDT2013-07-30 22:10:48 GMT
    Enjoying familiar music may help ease the symptoms of depression associated with memory loss. That study in France found that cooking and listening to old, familiar music like the Beatles relieved anxiety,
    Enjoying familiar music may help ease the symptoms of depression associated with memory loss.
  • George P. Bush to host fundraiser in Lubbock

    George P. Bush to host fundraiser in Lubbock

    Monday, July 29 2013 6:17 PM EDT2013-07-29 22:17:59 GMT
    A member of the Bush family will be in Lubbock this weekend. Saturday, George P. Bush will be a guest at a Republican fundraiser at the Hillcrest Country Club. Bush is the son of Jeb Bush, former Governor
    Saturday, George P. Bush will be a guest at a Republican fundraiser at the Hillcrest Country Club.
  • KCBD's Live Community Coverage Tour continues all week

    KCBD's Live Community Coverage Tour continues all week

    Tuesday, July 23 2013 10:44 AM EDT2013-07-23 14:44:14 GMT
    KCBD's Eleventh Annual Live Community Coverage Tour starts this Monday. We will be coming to you live this year from Brownfield, Floydada, Lamesa, Crosbyton and Wolfforth at 6 and 10 p.m.We invite you
    KCBD's Eleventh Annual Live Community Coverage Tour starts this Monday. We will be coming to you live this year from Brownfield, Floydada, Lamesa, Crosbyton and Wolfforth at 6 and 10 p.m.
  • Batman and a little boy's bucket list

    Batman and a little boy's bucket list

    Saturday, July 20 2013 12:11 AM EDT2013-07-20 04:11:59 GMT
    It's hard to imagine a little boy with a bucket list.. But that's the reality for 11 year old efrain ruiz, the third. He was born with heart trouble that developed into congestive heart failure. Heart
    A young boy in hospice care wants to meet a super hero? This is a job for Batman!
  • 3 Taco Villa robbery suspects behind bars Friday

    3 Taco Villa robbery suspects behind bars Friday

    Friday, July 19 2013 11:38 PM EDT2013-07-20 03:38:38 GMT
    Three people are behind bars Friday night after police say an employee of Taco Villa helped his friends rob the store at gunpoint last month. 17-year-old Brittany Higgins, 20-year-old Dodson Smith, and
    Three people are behind bars Friday night after police say an employee of Taco Villa helped his friends rob the store at gunpoint last month.
  • City selects James Loomis as interim city manager

    City selects James Loomis as interim city manager

    Friday, July 19 2013 11:37 PM EDT2013-07-20 03:37:27 GMT
    The Lubbock City Council has named their new interim city manager. They have just concluded a special meeting and have tapped James Loomis to fill the role.  Loomis is the Aviation Director at the Lubbock
    The Lubbock City Council named a new person to run the city on Friday, but James Loomis says he doesn't want the job permanently.
  • President's Prescription: Organ Donation

    President's Prescription: Organ Donation

    Friday, July 19 2013 9:09 PM EDT2013-07-20 01:09:28 GMT
    Transplantation, or the process of giving an organ or part of an organ to another person, is one of the most remarkable successes in medicine. But despite advances in technology, the need for organs, tissue
    Transplantation, or the process of giving an organ or part of an organ to another person, is one of the most remarkable successes in medicine. But despite advances in technology, the need for organs, tissue and corneas remains much greater than the number available for transplantation.
  • Lubbock 16-year-old becomes Golden Gloves National Champion

    Lubbock 16-year-old becomes Golden Gloves National Champion

    Friday, July 19 2013 8:32 PM EDT2013-07-20 00:32:53 GMT
    16-year-old Mariah Leon became the first Golden Gloves National Champion from Lubbock since Orlin Norris in 1986. She defeated 5 former champions on her way to the title. Leon explained her feelings after
    16-year-old Mariah Leon became the first Golden Gloves National Champion from Lubbock since Orlin Norris in 1986. She defeated 5 former champions on her way to the title.
  • LP&L apologizes for billing error

    LP&L apologizes for billing error

    Friday, July 19 2013 7:58 PM EDT2013-07-19 23:58:13 GMT
    Friday, Lubbock Power & Light held a news conference to address customer billing concerns. This comes after thousands of customers were hit with rate shock when they received their energy bills for July.
    LP&L says a computer error caused some residents to be charged winter rates in June, when the summer rates should have gone in effect.
  • Talkington Foundations awards $1.6M to children's clinic

    Talkington Foundations awards $1.6M to children's clinic

    Friday, July 19 2013 6:34 PM EDT2013-07-19 22:34:28 GMT
    The Lubbock Children's Health Clinic got a helping hand from a local charity organization today. The JT and Margaret Talkington Charitable Foundation awarded the clinic a $1.6 million grant.Representatives
    The JT and Margaret Talkington Charitable Foundation awarded th Lubbock Children's Heath Clinic a $1.6 million grant for expansion.
  • Former youth pastor pleads guilty to child porn offense

    Former youth pastor pleads guilty to child porn offense

    Friday, July 19 2013 12:58 PM EDT2013-07-19 16:58:05 GMT
    From U.S. Department of Justice, Northern District of Texas:Trevor Jacob Fortner, 25, of Lubbock, Texas, appeared in federal court in Lubbock, Texas, this morning, before U.S. District Judge Sam R. Cummings,
    Friday, 25-year-old Trevor Fortner of Lubbock pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of attempted transfer of obscene material to a minor.
  • Drive Clean Across Texas offers chance to win hybrid car

    Drive Clean Across Texas offers chance to win hybrid car

    Friday, July 19 2013 11:59 AM EDT2013-07-19 15:59:43 GMT
    From Texas Department of Transportation:Summer in Texas not only means road trips and vacations, but also soaring temperatures and an increase in ozone pollution levels. To help motorists save money and
    Drive Clean Across Texas campaign offers gas-saving tips for motorists and a chance to win a 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid.
  • WBU football camp rescheduled for August 6-8

    WBU football camp rescheduled for August 6-8

    Friday, July 19 2013 11:46 AM EDT2013-07-19 15:46:33 GMT
    From Wayland Baptist University Athletics:The Wayland Baptist University PeeWee Camp that was originally scheduled for Aug. 5-7 has been changed to Tuesday, Aug. 6 through Thursday, Aug. 8. Camp fees and
    The Wayland Baptist University PeeWee Camp that was originally scheduled for Aug. 5-7 has been changed to Tuesday, Aug. 6 through Thursday, Aug. 8.
  • BBB addresses LP&L complaints

    BBB addresses LP&L complaints

    Friday, July 19 2013 11:38 AM EDT2013-07-19 15:38:42 GMT
    From the Better Business Bureau South Plains:The Better Business Bureau Serving the South Plains of West Texas has received nearly a dozen complaints overnight concerning the recent rate hike from Lubbock
    The Better Business Bureau Serving the South Plains of West Texas has received nearly a dozen complaints overnight concerning the recent rate hike from Lubbock Power and Light.
  • LP&L explains high bills

    LP&L explains high bills

    Friday, July 19 2013 4:23 AM EDT2013-07-19 08:23:46 GMT
    Public outrage over high utility bills boiled over this week, as the LP&L rate increase kicked in during one of the hottest months of the year. So why are the July bills so high? LP&L Representative
    Public outrage over high utility bills boiled over this week, as the LP&L rate increase kicked in during one of the hottest months of the year. So why are the July bills so high?
  • Consider This...Becoming the story isn't always a bad thing

    Consider This...Becoming the story isn't always a bad thing

    Friday, July 19 2013 3:58 AM EDT2013-07-19 07:58:06 GMT
    It's the job of our news department to investigate and report stories. but every now and then, while in that process, we become a part of the story. That's exactly what happened last week when a KCBD
    It's the job of our news department to investigate and report stories. but every now and then, while in that process, we become a part of the story.
  • Robertson ramps up criticism of LP&L

    Robertson ramps up criticism of LP&L

    Friday, July 19 2013 2:27 AM EDT2013-07-19 06:27:33 GMT
    Lubbock Mayor Glen Robertson had some strong words for LP&L this week. First he made an appearance on the "I hate LP&L" Facebook page, saying that the city council had been 'misled' by LP&L staff. Then
    Lubbock Mayor Glen Robertson had some strong words for LP&L this week.
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