Hoop Madness Scores & Highlights for Friday, Jan. 15

Here’s Pete with your high school basketball scores and highlights for Friday night!

  Vaccines to stimulus checks: Here’s what’s in Biden plan

President-elect Joe Biden is proposing a $1.9 trillion plan to expand coronavirus vaccinations, help individuals and jump-start the economy.
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  Capitol rioters included highly trained ex-military and cops

An Associated Press review of public records, social media posts and videos shows at least 21 current or former members of the U.S. military or law enforcement have been identified as being at or near the Capitol riot, with more than a dozen others under investigation but not yet named.

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  Saint Francis Ministries in ‘dire need’ of foster families

  Lubbock County increases spending on fire departments

  WARNING, GRAPHIC: Parents accuse Lubbock dentist of inappropriate sexual conduct with 3 young boys

  U.S. Dept. of Justice details child pornography charges filed against Lubbock dentist

Man wanted for armed robbery at Stripes in southeast Lubbock County

Just before 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12, the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an armed robbery at the Stripes Convenience Store at 13001 US 87.
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  Biden’s virus plan: 100 million shots just the start

Called the “American Rescue Plan,” the legislative proposal would meet President-elect Joe Biden's goal of administering 100 million vaccines by the 100th day of his administration, and advance his objective of reopening most schools by the spring.

All Available Appointments for January 19-21 COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Filled

1 seriously injured after flatbed truck flips on Loop 289 access road

Mulitple fire crews on scene of house fire in Slaton Friday morning

  FBI, police, Homeland Security raids office of popular Lubbock dentist

  Skilled trades job demand remains high

  How to prevent your child from becoming a sex trafficking victim

SEAL pleads guilty to role in hazing death of Green Beret

  City to continue vaccinations at Lubbock Civic Center next week

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  Trump trial pending, McConnell calls it ‘vote of conscience’

A single article of impeachment — for “incitement of insurrection” — was approved by the House on Wednesday, one week after a violent mob of Trump supporters invaded the Capitol.

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  Hoop Madness Scores & Highlights for Friday, Jan. 15

Ty Palmer steps down in Seminole

  Red Raiders upset No. 4 Texas

Lady Raiders come up short in West Virginia

Looking to snap a three-game losing streak, the Texas Tech Lady Raiders went on the road to West Virginia Wednesday night.

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  Arrington calls impeachment ‘distraction’ ahead of Biden inauguration

  UMC EMS moves into new East Lubbock headquarters

COVID-19: Lubbock reports 139 new cases, 2 additional deaths on Friday

Texas first state to administer 1 million COVID-19 vaccines

  TTU System ‘playing defense’ in Austin as state agencies try to avoid budget cuts

Now that the state legislature is back in session, the Texas Tech University System is working to ensure its top priorities are met in Austin.
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Global death toll from COVID-19 tops 2 million amid vaccine rollout

The milestone was reached just over a year after the coronavirus was first detected in the Chinese city of Wuhan.

  Red Raiders upset No. 4 Texas

AMBER Alert system helps locate 263 Texas children since 2002

Texas reimburses City of Lubbock for $10 million spent on Coronavirus relief efforts

  City leaders share personal experiences with COVID vaccine