People might not be giving as much this year in lubbock, but they are spending money. The proof comes from the Texas Comptroller's Office.
Comparing this October to the same period last year, sales tax receipts are up from $3.5 million to $3.9 million. That's just for the city of Lubbock. It does not include all of Lubbock County.
In addition, if you compare January through October of this year and the same period last year, sales taxes are up more than 6 percent.
GOP senators' opposition to their party's drive to scrap President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act swelled to lethal numbers Sunday.
To resuscitate their push, Republicans would need to change opposing senators' minds, which they've tried unsuccessfully to do for months.
Roy Coons was charged with several crimes, including first-degree murder, attempted rape of a child and aggravated burglary.
Seven Amarillo residents have been arrested in connection with an online child predator operation.
Prosecutors say Weiner broke the law by having illicit contact with a 15-year-old girl, including asking her to "sexually perform" for him in conversations on Skype and Snapchat.