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  • City Council votes to drop $30 LP&L payment plan fee

    City Council votes to drop $30 LP&L payment plan fee

    Friday, August 9 2013 11:22 AM EDT2013-08-09 15:22:57 GMT
    Members of the Lubbock City Council voted to drop the $30 fee that LP&L charges for customers making payment arrangements through customer service representatives on Thursday night. Council Member Todd
    Thursday evening, members of the Lubbock City Council voted unanimously to drop the $30 LP&L charge for customers making payment arrangements.
  • Food for Thought: 8.8

    Food for Thought: 8.8

    Thursday, August 8 2013 11:58 PM EDT2013-08-09 03:58:08 GMT
    Health inspectors checked out the cleanliness of dozens of Lubbock restaurants this week, and what they found wasn't very appetizing. KCBD NewsChannel 11's Christy Hartin serves up this week's Food for
    Health inspectors checked out the cleanliness of dozens of Lubbock restaurants this week, and what they found wasn't very appetizing.
  • Food for Thought Report: 8.8

    Food for Thought Report: 8.8

    Thursday, August 8 2013 11:58 PM EDT2013-08-09 03:58:06 GMT
    For a complete overview of the Violations see below. No Critical Violations Gandhi Bazar4501 34th St.- Holiday Inn Lubbock Civic Center - Bar801 Ave. Q- Jack in the Box2414 Mac Davis- Jazz, A Louisiana
    For a complete overview of the Violations see below.
  • City Council approves changes to school zones

    City Council approves changes to school zones

    Thursday, August 8 2013 11:22 PM EDT2013-08-09 03:22:44 GMT
    The city council approved changes to several school zones in Lubbock Thursday night. Crews will install a flashing school zone sign at Parkway Drive and East 2nd for the new Alderson Elementary campus. The
    The city council approved changes to several school zones in Lubbock Thursday night.
  • Judge dismisses Mike Leach case

    Judge dismisses Mike Leach case

    Thursday, August 8 2013 10:16 PM EDT2013-08-09 02:16:26 GMT
    Scott McLaughlin, attorney for Craig James, has confirmed that District Court Judge Bill Sowder has dismissed the case brought by Mike Leach against Craig James, and other involved parties. Leach can
    Scott McLaughlin, attorney for Spaeth Communications, has confirmed that District Court Judge Bill Sowder has dismissed the case brought by Mike Leach against ESPN, Craig James, and Spaeth Communications.
  • City Council members explain rate hike vote

    City Council members explain rate hike vote

    Thursday, August 8 2013 9:03 PM EDT2013-08-09 01:03:59 GMT
    Today Lubbock City Council members Jim Gerlt, Latrelle Joy and Todd Klein explained their reasons for voting yes on May's LP&L rate increase. "The rate model that had been put together indicated that
    Thursday, Lubbock City Council members Jim Gerlt, Latrelle Joy and Todd Klein explained their reasons for voting yes on May's LP&L rate increase.
  • Study that could improve your emphysema

    Study that could improve your emphysema

    Thursday, August 8 2013 8:50 PM EDT2013-08-09 00:50:05 GMT
    Emphysema causes permanent damage to the lungs, making the airways so small that it becomes increasingly difficult for air to get in. Martha Crumley has emphysema, and a year ago, she could hardly breathe;
    Emphysema causes permanent damage to the lungs, making the airways so small that it becomes increasingly difficult for air to get in.
  • Malaria breakthrough

    Malaria breakthrough

    Thursday, August 8 2013 8:38 PM EDT2013-08-09 00:38:05 GMT
    Researchers are calling it a breakthrough in the search for a vaccine to fight malaria. We haven't seen that deadly illness in this country in more than 60 years, but worldwide, it kills about one million
    Researchers are calling it a breakthrough in the search for a vaccine to fight malaria.
  • Blown tire causes semi-truck accident on I-27 and 82nd

    Blown tire causes semi-truck accident on I-27 and 82nd

    Thursday, August 8 2013 7:33 PM EDT2013-08-08 23:33:29 GMT
    BREAKING: Crews are on the scene of a semi accident on I-27 and 82nd Street near Pedro's Tamales. Portions of the northbound access road are blocked. Minor injuries have been reported.We have a crew heading
    Officials say the truck blew a tire and it came off at the 82nd Street overpass. They say the vehicle is badly damaged.
  • Hockley Co. reserve officer involved in alcohol-related accident

    Hockley Co. reserve officer involved in alcohol-related accident

    Thursday, August 8 2013 6:23 PM EDT2013-08-08 22:23:06 GMT
    During the investigation, police say the reserve deputy admitted to consuming alcoholic beverages and showed signs of intoxication.
    During the investigation, police say the reserve deputy admitted to consuming alcoholic beverages and showed signs of intoxication.
  • Bridge accident may have been caused by diabetic seizure

    Bridge accident may have been caused by diabetic seizure

    Thursday, August 8 2013 5:10 PM EDT2013-08-08 21:10:13 GMT
    DPS responded to a one-vehicle accident on I-27 near New Deal Thursday afternoon.John Gonzales with DPS says the vehicle was traveling on I-27 northbound when it began to swerve and crossed over the center
    A diabetic seizure may have been the cause of a one-vehicle accident on I-27 near New Deal. The vehicle drove over the center median, into the southbound guardrail, fell off the overpass and crashed underneath.

     
  • Texas Tech breaks ground on new student housing complex

    Texas Tech breaks ground on new student housing complex

    Thursday, August 8 2013 3:56 PM EDT2013-08-08 19:56:49 GMT
    From Texas Tech University:University leadership today (Aug. 8) broke ground on the latest student housing complex, offering new housing alternatives on the Texas Tech University campus. Approved by the
    University leadership today (Aug. 8) broke ground on the latest student housing complex, offering new housing alternatives on the Texas Tech University campus.
  • TTU system budgets approved for 2014 fiscal year

    TTU system budgets approved for 2014 fiscal year

    Thursday, August 8 2013 3:48 PM EDT2013-08-08 19:48:31 GMT
    From Texas Tech University:The Finance and Administration Committee of the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents today (Aug. 8) preliminarily approved  the FY 2014 operating budgets for the TTU
    The Finance and Administration Committee of the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents today preliminarily approved the FY 2014 operating budgets for the TTU System.
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