Israeli warplanes stage more heavy strikes across Gaza City

Airstrikes began when tensions over a flashpoint holy site in Jerusalem and the threatened eviction of dozens of Palestinian families from a nearby neighborhood boiled over.

Virus testing strategies, opinions vary widely in US schools

Education and health officials around the country have taken different approaches to testing students and staff members.
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Granholm: Normal service at gas pump likely by late Sunday

The shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline has caused shortages at the pumps throughout the South and emptied stations in the Washington, D.C., area.

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Texas Tech baseball bounces back in game 2 vs. Oklahoma

Person of interest in Lubbock shooting surrenders in Irving

  #7 Red Raiders fall to Oklahoma in opener

  Extra Innings Scores for Friday, May 14

Still time to apply for federal relief funds for winter storm damage

If your home or business was affected by the winter storm then there is still time to apply for financial assistance. For most, insurance would not cover the level of damage sustained back in February.
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CDC: Schools should require masks until end of school year

The recommendation to continue COVID-19 prevention strategies like the use of face masks and social distancing is aimed at providing safe in-person instruction.

  Lubbock trauma surgeon opens up about pandemic PTSD

  Lubbock businesses booming for graduation weekend

  First Alert Weather Day: Strong storms Friday night into next week

LPD: 11 arrests made in prostitution operation

Texas Tech Selected as One of 20 Potential Host Sites

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash shuts down northbound West Loop 289

Texas Tech graduation moved indoors Saturday due to threat of severe weather

City of Lubbock Pools hiring for 2021 swim season

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WWII veteran, 95, becomes oldest organ donor in US history

The liver transplant recipient, a woman in her 60s, is doing well.

SPORTS

  Extra Innings Team of the Week: Estacado Matadors

  #7 Red Raiders fall to Oklahoma in opener

Playing their first game in 10 days since beating Oklahoma 14-4 in a non-conference game in Amarillo, the 7th ranked Red Raiders lost to the Sooners 9-8 in 10 innings in the Conference series opener Friday night.

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1 arrested, charged with DWI after crash near Brownfield

  Weekend severe weather outlook

  Daybreak Today Friday Morning Brief

Two in custody after pursuit with Lubbock County Sheriff’s Deputies

  Lubbock parents weigh in on COVID-19 vaccinations for kids

In a poll on the KCBD Facebook page, 35 of 50 respondents said they wouldn’t give their child the COVID-19 vaccine. Meanwhile, at the Civic Center, several 12-to-15-year-olds stepped in line for their first opportunity to get the Pfizer vaccine.
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Pipeline operator says ‘normal operations’ have resumed

Gas shortages have been improving since a peak on Thursday night.

  Extra Innings Scores for Thursday, May 13

  Texas Tech shows off $32 million basketball facility to Lady Raider, Red Raider community

  KCBD INVESTIGATES: The cost to clean up flood damage at Citizens Tower

  Lubbock police responding to 911 calls faster thanks to new substation deployment