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October 30, 2013

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  • Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma State game reaches sellout status

    Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma State game reaches sellout status

    Thursday, October 31 2013 11:37 PM EDT2013-11-01 03:37:20 GMT
    Provided by Texas Tech Athletics Saturday's game pitting No. 15 Texas Tech and No. 12 Oklahoma State at Jones AT&T Stadium has reached sellout status. The last remaining tickets were purchased on Wednesday
    Saturday's game pitting No. 15 Texas Tech and No. 18 Oklahoma State at Jones AT&T Stadium has reached sellout status.
  • Autism identifiers: what parents should look out for

    Autism identifiers: what parents should look out for

    Thursday, October 31 2013 5:37 PM EDT2013-10-31 21:37:14 GMT
    It was estimated in the year 2000 that signs of autism showed up once in every 150 kids. Today, that has grown to 1 in 88. That's according to the CDC, which adds it is also 5 times more common in boys.
    It was estimated in the year 2000 that signs of autism showed up once in every 150 kids. Today, that has grown to 1 in 88. That's according to the CDC, which adds it is also 5 times more common in boys.  
  • U.S. Army veteran John Cortez, a Hometown Hero

    U.S. Army veteran John Cortez, a Hometown Hero

    Wednesday, October 30 2013 11:37 PM EDT2013-10-31 03:37:22 GMT
    John Cortez was just 20 years old when he was drafted into the United States Army, and he had no idea what kind of battles were ahead. "I never thought in my wildest dreams I was going to end up in Vietnam,"
    John Cortez was just 20 years old when he was drafted into the United States Army, and he had no idea what kind of battles were ahead.
  • Petersburg teacher to begin three-day walk for breast cancer prevention

    Petersburg teacher to begin three-day walk for breast cancer prevention

    Wednesday, October 30 2013 11:04 PM EDT2013-10-31 03:04:26 GMT
    A Petersburg teacher received a special send-off on Wednesday, as she prepared for a three-day walk to benefit breast cancer prevention. Nancy Horn is a breast cancer survivor. She's taking part in the
    A Petersburg teacher received a special send-off on Wednesday, as she prepared for a three-day walk to benefit breast cancer prevention.
  • Lawmakers restore major source of cancer research funding

    Lawmakers restore major source of cancer research funding

    Wednesday, October 30 2013 9:49 PM EDT2013-10-31 01:49:15 GMT
    A major source of funding for cancer research in West Texas has been restored. Lawmakers lifted a ban on grants issued by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, or CPRIT, on Wednesday. They
    A major source of funding for cancer research in West Texas has been restored.
  • Buying back and paying forward this year's halloween candy

    Buying back and paying forward this year's halloween candy

    Wednesday, October 30 2013 8:54 PM EDT2013-10-31 00:54:19 GMT
    If your little trick-or-treaters would rather have money that candy, then Halloween could be really profitable for them, if they join the great candy "buy-back" program sponsored by Wentz Orthodontics.
    If your little trick-or-treaters would rather have money that candy, then Halloween could be really profitable for them, if they join the great candy "buy-back" program sponsored by Wentz Orthodontics.
  • Lubbock woman honors father with annual Halloween display

    Lubbock woman honors father with annual Halloween display

    Wednesday, October 30 2013 8:10 PM EDT2013-10-31 00:10:10 GMT
    Mist seeps from the fog machine hidden beneath a tombstone. It lends an eerie feel to an already spooky setting- the front yard of Deborah Bond. Her home at 6110 39th Street has been fully decked out
    Bond takes pride in her festive home and says the eve of October 31 has been her favorite holiday since childhood. And it's all thanks to her dad.
  • Why no competition for LP&L?

    Why no competition for LP&L?

    Wednesday, October 30 2013 8:01 PM EDT2013-10-31 00:01:35 GMT
    It used to be that residents in Lubbock could switch to Xcel energy if they weren't happy with LP&L. That changed in 2009 when LP&L bought Xcel Energy's assets inside the City of Lubbock for $87 million. This
    It used to be that residents in Lubbock could switch to Xcel energy if they weren't happy with LP&L. That changed in 2009, when LP&L bought Xcel Energy's assets inside the City of Lubbock for $87 million.
  • Lubbock theater to revamp 'Rocky Horror Picture Show'

    Lubbock theater to revamp 'Rocky Horror Picture Show'

    Wednesday, October 30 2013 5:49 PM EDT2013-10-30 21:49:35 GMT
    Provided by Lubbock Premiere Cinemas 16 and IMAX Lubbock Premiere Cinemas 16 and IMAX and members of the Texas Tech University Theatre program will partner together to perform a shadow casting of "Rocky
    Lubbock Premiere Cinemas 16 and IMAX and members of the Texas Tech University Theatre program will partner together to perform a shadow casting of "Rocky Horror Picture Show" at midnight Oct. 31.
  • Citibus gears up for Halloween with Boo Bus

    Citibus gears up for Halloween with Boo Bus

    Wednesday, October 30 2013 5:11 PM EDT2013-10-30 21:11:32 GMT
    Provided by Citibus Thursday, Oct. 31, enjoy a free ride on Citibus' Halloween Boo Bus #1303. Citibus has teamed up with the Spirit Halloween Store to not trick, but treat the public for the second year
    Citibus has teamed up with the Spirit Halloween Store to not trick, but treat the public for the second year in a row.
  • Tech-or-Treat scheduled for Wednesday night

    Tech-or-Treat scheduled for Wednesday night

    Wednesday, October 30 2013 5:00 PM EDT2013-10-30 21:00:52 GMT
    Texas Tech fraternities and sororities are inviting kids to Greek Circle for a fun and safe night of trick-or-treating on Wednesday, Oct. 30. The event will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Greek Circle
    Texas Tech invites trick-or-treaters to a night of safe Halloween fun on Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 5:30 pm. to 8 p.m. at the Texas Tech Student Union at 15th and Akron Avenue.
  • Police arrest two suspects accused of criminal mischief

    Police arrest two suspects accused of criminal mischief

    Wednesday, October 30 2013 4:47 PM EDT2013-10-30 20:47:11 GMT
    Two suspects are in custody in connection with some property damage that occurred around 5 a.m. Wednesday morning. Police say one subject drove a vehicle east bound on 50th Street while the passenger
    Two suspects are in custody in connection with some property damage that occurred around 5 a.m. Wednesday morning.
  • DPS reminds Texans of Halloween safety tips

    DPS reminds Texans of Halloween safety tips

    Wednesday, October 30 2013 2:38 PM EDT2013-10-30 18:38:37 GMT
    Provided by the Texas Department of Public Safety The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) urges drivers to use extra caution in areas where children are likely to be gathering this Halloween, and
    The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) urges drivers to use extra caution in areas where children are likely to be gathering this Halloween, and asks parents and trick-or-treaters to do their part to stay safe.
  • Lubbock police attempting to locate theft suspect

    Lubbock police attempting to locate theft suspect

    Wednesday, October 30 2013 1:29 PM EDT2013-10-30 17:29:19 GMT
    Lubbock police are attempting to locate a suspect that exited the WalMart at 1911 Marsha Sharp Freeway with a laptop he did not purchase in his possession. The incident occurred on Sunday, Oct. 6, at
    Lubbock police are attempting to locate a suspect that exited the WalMart at 1911 Marsha Sharp Freeway with a laptop he did not purchase in his possession.
  • Kingsbury and United to kickoff Toys for Tots campaign

    Kingsbury and United to kickoff Toys for Tots campaign

    Wednesday, October 30 2013 11:48 AM EDT2013-10-30 15:48:10 GMT
    United Supermarkets will kick off the annual Toys for Tots campaign on Wednesday, Oct. 30, at 2 p.m. The event will be held at the former United Supermarkets location near the corner of 29th Drive and
    United Supermarkets will kick off the annual Toys for Tots campaign on Wednesday, Oct. 30, at 2 p.m.
  • Science Spectrum hosting Silly Science Carnival

    Science Spectrum hosting Silly Science Carnival

    Wednesday, October 30 2013 11:09 AM EDT2013-10-30 15:09:09 GMT
    Provided by the Science Spectrum  This Fall themed mini-carnival will take place in the Science Spectrum museum from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30. It is perfect for those younger ones that might
    This Fall themed mini-carnival will take place in the Science Spectrum museum from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30.
  • 4,000 area students to attend career expo

    4,000 area students to attend career expo

    Wednesday, October 30 2013 10:44 AM EDT2013-10-30 14:44:59 GMT
    Area high school graduations aren't for another seven months, but it's never too early to start looking ahead to a possible career and educational plan after high school. That's why South Plains Workforce
    More than 4,000 area students will be at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center getting a hands on look at the different career industries in Lubbock.
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