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9/21/05

Lubbock Hotels & Motels Prepare For Evacuees

Evacuees not staying at the Reese Center could be staying in Lubbock hotels and motels.

95% of hotels and motel rooms are booked for the weekend. A number of hurricane evacuees have already made reservations and Katrina survivors are still in Lubbock hotels.

"There's some contraption in the market because of existing people that are staying, you have to add football to that, you add just normal business on top of that and then you want to add Rita on top of that, it's going to get tight," said Lubbock Hotel, Motel Association President, Anthony Garcia.

A number of evacuees are expected to check into Lubbock hotel and motels onThursday.

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