"Heat The Town" Begins Saturday - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

10/28/05

"Heat The Town" Begins Saturday

The cost of heating homes this winter is expected to rise at least 70% this winter. While it's hard for everyone, it's most difficult on low income families.

Saturday, the Air Conditioning Contractors of America will be going around Lubbock for the annual "heat the town" event. Crews will be making free heater repairs to those in need. Their goal is to prepare 100 homes for winter.

People in need should call 2-1-1, which is a 24-hour information and referral line.

get more>> Web Enhanced
25 Energy Saving Tips- Natural Gas
Using energy wisely can reduce consumption and save money on utility bills. Some things cost nothing and can save a lot.

  • Local News on KCBD.comNewsMore>>

  • Study: Pollution kills 9 million a year, costs $4.6 trillion

    Study: Pollution kills 9 million a year, costs $4.6 trillion

    Thursday, October 19 2017 8:42 PM EDT2017-10-20 00:42:08 GMT
    Saturday, October 21 2017 7:54 AM EDT2017-10-21 11:54:20 GMT

    Environmental pollutants are killing at least 9 million people, a toll exceeding that of war, smoking, hunger or natural disasters.

    Environmental pollutants are killing at least 9 million people, a toll exceeding that of war, smoking, hunger or natural disasters.

  • Judge tosses $417M award against Johnson & Johnson

    Judge tosses $417M award against Johnson & Johnson

    Friday, October 20 2017 10:32 PM EDT2017-10-21 02:32:33 GMT
    Saturday, October 21 2017 7:54 AM EDT2017-10-21 11:54:07 GMT

    A Los Angeles judge has tossed out a $417 million jury award to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer by using Johnson & Johnson baby powder for feminine hygiene.

    A Los Angeles judge has tossed out a $417 million jury award to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer by using Johnson & Johnson baby powder for feminine hygiene.

  • Uninsured rate up to 12.3 percent amid "Obamacare" turmoil

    Uninsured rate up to 12.3 percent amid "Obamacare" turmoil

    Friday, October 20 2017 4:02 AM EDT2017-10-20 08:02:27 GMT
    Saturday, October 21 2017 7:54 AM EDT2017-10-21 11:54:05 GMT

    Next year's premiums for plans sold on the health law's marketplaces are expected to increase significantly in many communities, and insurer participation is down sharply.

    Next year's premiums for plans sold on the health law's marketplaces are expected to increase significantly in many communities, and insurer participation is down sharply.

Powered by Frankly