Area schools discuss mask mandate after Texas Governor rescinds executive order

After the announcement, some area schools responded to parents who had questions as to what this means for them.

  Biden vows enough vaccine for all US adults by end of May

The announcement comes as the White House looks to speed the production of the single-dose J&J vaccine and accelerate the nation’s plans to reach “herd immunity” in the U.S. and begin restoring normalcy after the pandemic.
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Veteran leaves home for first time in 2 years, thanks to volunteer-built wheelchair ramp

The retired Coast Guard veteran, who has a partially amputated leg, had been unable to get his old wheelchair over his doorway onto the porch.

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Water restored to City of Post, no longer under boil water notice

Limited appointments available for this week’s COVID-19 vaccine clinics

  Spring weather pattern

  KCBD’s Pet of the Day: Meet Abbey

  Daybreak Today Tuesday Morning Brief

Gov. Greg Abbott to visit Lubbock, Mayor Pope to host State of City Address, Johnson & Johnson vaccines to ship today
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  Biden urges Senate Dems to rally behind $1.9T virus relief, stimulus checks bill

With Democrats having no margin for error in the evenly split 50-50 Senate, Biden was expected to urge them on by conference call.

  Amherst mom hosts diaper drive in daughter’s memory

  ‘It’s a huge honor’: Head brewer at Brewery LBK reacts to national recognition

Housing Trust Group’s “Inn Town Lofts” project playing large role in downtown revitalization

  Hoop Madness Playoff Scores for Monday, March 1

  First criminal jury trial in a year

Texas Rangers attempting to locate suspect in capital murder case

COVID-19: Lubbock reports 17 new cases, 1 additional death on Monday

  Team Luke Hope for Minds fundraiser event to bring awareness to brain injury awareness month

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  FBI chief warns violent ‘domestic terrorism’ growing in US

Wray’s comments in his first public appearance before Congress since the deadly Capitol attack two months ago amounted to the FBI’s most vigorous defense against the suggestion that it had not adequately communicated to police agencies that there was a distinct possibility of violence.

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  Hoop Madness Playoff Scores for Monday, March 1

Oklahoma escapes with a win over Lady Raiders

  Hoop Madness Team of the Week: Paducah Dragons

No. 10 Red Raiders sweep Houston Baptist

The 10th-ranked Red Raider baseball team completed the three-game sweep of Houston Baptist with an 11-2 win Sunday at Rip Griffin Park.

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  City to take ‘first proactive step’ in decades on abandoned East Lubbock apartment complex

Public Utility Commission chair resigns after Texas officials criticize management of power outages

Chronic wasting disease discovered in Lubbock County

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash backing up traffic on West Loop 289 and 34th

Governor Abbott launches first week of Save Our Seniors Initiative in 26 counties

The Governor announced the Save Our Seniors program in Corpus Christi last week to ensure more seniors are vaccinated throughout the state.
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  Police: 13 killed in Calif. when semitruck hits SUV carrying 25 people

A semitruck on Tuesday crashed into an SUV carrying 25 people on a Southern California highway, killing 13 people and leaving others injured, authorities said.

  LPD: 5-year-old seriously injured, shot by 3-year-old sibling

Levelland police respond after car crashes into Dollar Tree building

The Brewery LBK nominated top 20 brewpubs in the country

Meadow murder suspect found dead in Terry County jail cell