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  • Mayor wants investigation into LP&L bid process

    Mayor wants investigation into LP&L bid process

    Friday, October 18 2013 1:58 PM EDT2013-10-18 17:58:30 GMT
    Lubbock Mayor Glen Robertson is considering an investigation into Lubbock Power and Light. The mayor wants to know more about LPL's plans to generate electricity. Not now, but six years from now... starting
    The mayor wants to know more about LPL's plans to generate electricity. Not now, but six years from now... starting in 2019.
  • Neugebauer, Cruz pay tribute to West Texas veterans

    Neugebauer, Cruz pay tribute to West Texas veterans

    Thursday, October 17 2013 11:10 PM EDT2013-10-18 03:10:39 GMT
    Often, a politician is the guest of honor, but Thursday, the tables were turned as two Texas lawmakers were humbled to meet some of the South Plains' finest. The veterans wasted no time, shaking hands
    Often, a politician is the guest of honor, but Thursday, the tables were turned as two Texas lawmakers were humbled to meet some of the South Plains' finest.
  • Regular maintenance key to fireplace safety

    Regular maintenance key to fireplace safety

    Thursday, October 17 2013 7:23 PM EDT2013-10-17 23:23:51 GMT
    Fire officials are asking people to be careful before using their fireplace. This comes after they determined Tuesday night's house fire in North Lubbock County started in the fireplace. "The most important
    Fire officials are asking people to be careful before using their fireplaces. This warning comes after they determined Tuesday night's house fire in North Lubbock County started in the fireplace.
  • Sun lover gets melanoma scare

    Sun lover gets melanoma scare

    Thursday, October 17 2013 7:13 PM EDT2013-10-17 23:13:25 GMT
    "I wasn't worried about it at all. I'd have a tan in 3 days if i went out in the sun." That's how Tina Bland describes herself a month ago. She grew up in that generation where sunbathing was the norm,
    "I wasn't worried about it at all. I'd have a tan in 3 days if i went out in the sun." That's how Tina Bland describes herself a month ago. She grew up in that generation where sunbathing was the norm, unless you were lucky enough to have access to a tanning bed…. and she did.
  • Speaker warns Frenship students about the dangers of drunk driving

    Speaker warns Frenship students about the dangers of drunk driving

    Thursday, October 17 2013 4:46 PM EDT2013-10-17 20:46:18 GMT
    Sarah Panzau-Evans walked down the stairs of the Frenship Performing Arts Center wearing a black tank top and shorts, revealing scars from a horrific incident in 2003. Her left arm is gone and scars cover
    Sarah Panzau-Evans walked down the stairs of the Frenship Performing Arts Center wearing a black tank top and shorts, revealing scars from a horrific incident in 2003.
  • DPS Trooper seizes over $850,000 in drugs

    DPS Trooper seizes over $850,000 in drugs

    Thursday, October 17 2013 4:40 PM EDT2013-10-17 20:40:00 GMT
    Provided by Texas DPS AMARILLO - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) conducted a traffic stop Tuesday on IH-40, yielding over 25 pounds of cocaine valued at over $850,000 along with over $12,000
    The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) conducted a traffic stop Tuesday on IH-40, yielding over 25 pounds of cocaine valued at over $850,000 along with over $12,000 in cash.
  • Joan Lunden to speak at Lubbock Women's Club Thursday

    Joan Lunden to speak at Lubbock Women's Club Thursday

    Thursday, October 17 2013 3:31 PM EDT2013-10-17 19:31:09 GMT
    Provided by Lubbock Women's Club The Lubbock Women's Club Historical Foundation and The Ernestine Payne Welborn Endowment Community Speaker Series will welcome Joan Lunden as a speaker for the Annual
    The Lubbock Women's Club Historical Foundation and The Ernestine Payne Welborn Endowment Community Speaker Series will welcome Joan Lunden as a speaker for the Annual Speaker Series.
  • Texas Tech recognized for being a top military friendly college

    Texas Tech recognized for being a top military friendly college

    Thursday, October 17 2013 2:29 PM EDT2013-10-17 18:29:56 GMT
    Provided by Texas Tech University Texas Tech University recently was named a top military friendly school by Military Advanced Education (MAE) in its "2014 Guide to Military-Friendly College & Universities"
    Texas Tech University recently was named a top military friendly school by Military Advanced Education (MAE) in its "2014 Guide to Military-Friendly College & Universities" list.
  • All Saints announces completion of new Fine Arts Center

    All Saints announces completion of new Fine Arts Center

    Thursday, October 17 2013 2:20 PM EDT2013-10-17 18:20:21 GMT
    Provided by All Saints Episcopal School All Saints Episcopal School is proud to announce the completion of a new Fine Arts Center which is a portion of the campus wide expansion that is underway. Donors
    All Saints Episcopal School is proud to announce the completion of a new Fine Arts Center which is a portion of the campus wide expansion that is underway.
  • Flying Queens, Pioneers picked in middle of SAC pack

    Flying Queens, Pioneers picked in middle of SAC pack

    Thursday, October 17 2013 1:03 PM EDT2013-10-17 17:03:57 GMT
    Provided by Wayland Baptist University The votes are in, and both the Wayland Baptist Flying Queens and Pioneers basketball teams are picked to finish in the middle of the pack within the revamped Sooner
    The votes are in, and both the Wayland Baptist Flying Queens and Pioneers basketball teams are picked to finish in the middle of the pack within the revamped Sooner Athletic Conference.
  • Covenant Children's teams up with 'Spirit Halloween'

    Covenant Children's teams up with 'Spirit Halloween'

    Thursday, October 17 2013 12:51 PM EDT2013-10-17 16:51:41 GMT
    Provided by Covenant Health Covenant Children's and Spirit Halloween costume shop have teamed up to help children hospitalized at Covenant Children's. During the month of October, Spirit Halloween costume
    The money donations from customers and from Spirit Halloween will go to the Child Life Department in order to continue providing toys, activities, coloring books, wagons and much more to the hospitalized children.
  • CASA celebrates 20 years on the South Plains

    CASA celebrates 20 years on the South Plains

    Thursday, October 17 2013 12:17 PM EDT2013-10-17 16:17:29 GMT
    Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA of the South Plains, will celebrate their 20th year in Lubbock Thursday. Since 1993, the non-profit organization has served more than 5,000 children on the South
    Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA of the South Plains, will celebrate their 20th year in Lubbock Thursday.
  • Flatland Film Festival kicks off Thursday

    Flatland Film Festival kicks off Thursday

    Thursday, October 17 2013 12:11 PM EDT2013-10-17 16:11:26 GMT
    The Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts (LHUCA) will host its Flatland Film Festival beginning Thursday, Oct. 17. The festival will run through Saturday, Oct. 19. With the Flatland Film Festival
    The Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts (LHUCA) will host its Flatland Film Festival beginning Thursday, Oct. 17.
  • Donald May announces candidacy for House District 19

    Donald May announces candidacy for House District 19

    Thursday, October 17 2013 11:35 AM EDT2013-10-17 15:35:20 GMT
    Donald R. May announced his candidacy for the U.S. House of Representatives 19th Congressional District of Texas on Thursday. The seat is currently held by Randy Neugebauer. May and Neugebauer will be
    Donald R. May announced his candidacy for the U.S. House of Representatives Texas 19th District on Thursday.
  • Texas Tech hosts 64th annual rodeo

    Texas Tech hosts 64th annual rodeo

    Thursday, October 17 2013 11:11 AM EDT2013-10-17 15:11:32 GMT
    Provided by Texas Tech University WHAT: The 64th Annual Texas Tech National Intercollegiate Rodeo  WHEN: 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday (Oct. 17-19) WHERE: Texas Tech Equestrian Center (3/4 mile south
    Fifteen colleges and universities from the Southwest Region of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association will compete in the three-day event, which will draw more than 500 participants to the South Plains.
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