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9/25/02

More Local Coverage 9.25

It turns out you will not need any money to get into one of America's biggest playgrounds after all.. The Lubbock City Council may pass an agreement Thursday that will contract the Legacy Play Village under the city's insurance. A $2 charge was originally set. Donations are the playground's main source of funding. The Legacy Play Village will be built at McAllister Park.

This week students are learning how Lubbock County is governed from the experts. As part of "Local Government Week", students were paired with County Commissioners and other officials Wednesday. After sitting in on meetings and taking tours the students were treated to lunch on the courthouse lawn.

Finally across town, it was a lesson on classic cars at the Lubbock Adult Day Center. Staff members threw a "Nifty 50's" party. And, just like it sounds, cars of all kinds were brought out on the parking lot to give residents a show.

The race for Texas Attorney General made a stop in Lubbock Wednesday. Republican candidate Greg Abbott spoke in the Commissioners Courtroom. Abbott says his goal, if elected, is to cut down on crimes against women and children. Kirk Watson is the democratic candidate running against him in November.

You won't have a say in the November election if you can't vote. That's why the Junior League of Lubbock is encouraging people to register to vote. They stopped at Cooper High School Wednesday afternoon. Thursday the group will be at South Plains Mall from Noon to 4 p.m. The deadline for registration is October 7th.

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