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  • Raider Red needs votes for mascot contest

    Raider Red needs votes for mascot contest

    Tuesday, September 24 2013 4:24 PM EDT2013-09-24 20:24:26 GMT
    Provided by Texas Tech University Raider Red, Texas Tech University's costumed mascot, and the reigning Capital One National Mascot of the Year, will defend his title beginning today (Aug. 29) in the
    Raider Red, Texas Tech University's costumed mascot, and the reigning Capital One National Mascot of the Year, will defend his title beginning today...
  • Gene experiment could lead to cure for Alzheimer's

    Gene experiment could lead to cure for Alzheimer's

    Sunday, September 8 2013 6:22 PM EDT2013-09-08 22:22:33 GMT
    Altering a single gene in mice increased their lifespan by 20%! Researchers at the National Institutes of Health changed a gene in the lab mice that's usually associated with calorie restriction. The
    Researchers recently discovered that altering a single gene in mice increased their life span by 20 percent. 

  • Survey reports 4 percent of US adults use sleeping pills

    Survey reports 4 percent of US adults use sleeping pills

    Sunday, September 8 2013 6:17 PM EDT2013-09-08 22:17:04 GMT
    Researchers have come up with the first national estimates of US adults who take prescription sleeping pills. In a new survey from the National Center for Health Statistics, about 4% of adults said they'd
    Researchers have come up with the first national estimate of adults in the U.S. who take prescription sleeping pills.

  • Tylenol introduces new dosage warning labels

    Tylenol introduces new dosage warning labels

    Sunday, September 8 2013 6:13 PM EDT2013-09-08 22:13:38 GMT
    A lot of people think that if one of something is good, then two is better. That can be especially dangerous when it comes to pain relievers, which is why bottles of Tylenol will soon come with a red label
    Many people think that if one of something is good, then two is better.

  • New traffic, criminal laws take effect Sept. 1

    New traffic, criminal laws take effect Sept. 1

    Sunday, September 1 2013 7:00 AM EDT2013-09-01 11:00:12 GMT
    Provided by Texas DPS AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today highlighted notable traffic and criminal laws that go into effect on Sept. 1, 2013. "As a result of these new provisions,
    The Texas Department of Public Safety has provided a list of notable traffic and criminal laws that go into effect on Sept. 1.
  • Food For Thought: 8.29

    Food For Thought: 8.29

    Friday, August 30 2013 11:45 AM EDT2013-08-30 15:45:43 GMT
    It's a mixed menu in this week's Food for Thought. KCBD NewsChannel 11's Christy Hartin dishes out the details.   Here's a look at this week's top performers: * Bonus Burgers at 2312 50th * Nick's Sports
     It's a mixed menu in this week's Food for Thought.
  • Sources: Baker Mayfield to start for Texas Tech

    Sources: Baker Mayfield to start for Texas Tech

    Friday, August 30 2013 10:59 AM EDT2013-08-30 14:59:55 GMT
    The best kept secret is apparently out. ESPN.com reported Thursday night that true freshman walk-on Baker Mayfield will be the starting quarterback for the Red Raiders when they open the season 7 p.m.
    The best kept secret is apparently out. ESPN.com reported Thursday night that true freshman walk-on Baker Mayfield will be the starting quarterback for the Red Raiders...
  • Council considers property tax increase

    Council considers property tax increase

    Friday, August 30 2013 12:35 AM EDT2013-08-30 04:35:22 GMT
    Lubbock residents will have another chance to voice their concerns tonight on storm water rates and water meters. A second public hearing is also scheduled for Thursday's city council meeting. The city
    After hearing from several people who were against a proposed increase in city property taxes, council approved a first reading to increase the rate by 2.8 percent.
  • Recovering addict says synthetic marijuana is still being sold in Lubbock

    Recovering addict says synthetic marijuana is still being sold in Lubbock

    Thursday, August 29 2013 11:33 PM EDT2013-08-30 03:33:54 GMT
    A recovering addict is says Synthetic Marijuana is still being sold all across Lubbock, despite the ban the Lubbock City Council passed last March. 19-year old Steven Johnson is the son of Gina Johnson.
    A recovering addict says synthetic marijuana is still being sold all across Lubbock, despite the ban the Lubbock City Council passed last March.
  • Kenneth Ray Dunn sentenced to 25 years for 2012 murder

    Kenneth Ray Dunn sentenced to 25 years for 2012 murder

    Thursday, August 29 2013 10:11 PM EDT2013-08-30 02:11:11 GMT
    A jury found Kenneth Ray Dunn guilty of the murder of Stephanie Williams on Thursday morning. KCBD's Chelsea Davis will continue to provide updates as the trial goes in to the sentencing phase. She'll
    A jury found Kenneth Ray Dunn guilty of the murder of Stephanie Williams and sentenced him to 25 years on Thursday.
  • United Way sets $5 million goal for 2013

    United Way sets $5 million goal for 2013

    Thursday, August 29 2013 8:53 PM EDT2013-08-30 00:53:35 GMT
    It was a packed house at the Lubbock Civic Center around lunchtime Thursday as the United Way held their annual campaign kick-off luncheon. About 750 people filled the banquet hall for the event. Money
    It was a packed house at the Lubbock Civic Center around lunchtime Thursday as the United Way held their annual campaign kick-off luncheon.
  • 5 taken to hospital after 2-vehicle accident on Slaton Highway

    5 taken to hospital after 2-vehicle accident on Slaton Highway

    Thursday, August 29 2013 6:26 PM EDT2013-08-29 22:26:31 GMT
    First responders are on the scene of a two-vehicle accident at Zenith and the Slaton Highway. The accident happened just before 5 p.m. Early reports say five people were taken to the hospital, including
    First responders are on the scene of a two-vehicle accident at Zenith and the Slaton Highway. The accident happened just before 5 p.m.
  • Red Raider merchandise retailers seeing green as game approaches

    Red Raider merchandise retailers seeing green as game approaches

    Thursday, August 29 2013 6:13 PM EDT2013-08-29 22:13:23 GMT
    Scoring touchdowns will be the main objective when Texas Tech University heads into Southern Methodist University this Friday evening.  While all eyes are on the ball there, all hands are on deck back
    Scoring touchdowns will be the main objective when Texas Tech University takes on Southern Methodist University this Friday evening.  While all eyes are on the ball there, all hands are on deck back at home as Red Raider merchandise retailers work to keep up stock.
  • Shepard pleads guilty to murder of Covenant doctor

    Shepard pleads guilty to murder of Covenant doctor

    Thursday, August 29 2013 3:06 PM EDT2013-08-29 19:06:20 GMT
    July marked the one-year anniversary of the murder of Dr. Joseph Sonnier, Covenant's Chief Pathologist. Sonnier was fatally shot in his home in the 4600 block of 21st street on July 10, 2012. Authorities
    David Shepard pleaded guilty in the murder of Covenant's Chief Pathologist Dr. Joseph Sonnier on Thursday. Sentencing will take place in two weeks.
  • Competency hearing scheduled for double murder suspect Joshua Bulls

    Competency hearing scheduled for double murder suspect Joshua Bulls

    Thursday, August 29 2013 12:01 PM EDT2013-08-29 16:01:00 GMT
    Joshua Bulls may be planning an insanity defense. His attorney recently filed a request for a psychiatric evaluation. Bulls is accused of killing David Martinez and Jodi Winn, in November of last year. Bulls'
    Joshua Bulls may be planning an insanity defense.
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