More than 5,000 affected by temporary power outages surrounding Tahoka, Post

Thousands were without power in communities surrounding Tahoka and Post this morning after overnight storms caused a temporary outage that Lyntegar Electric said affected about 23 percent of its system.

Billionaire conservative donor David Koch dies at 79

Billionaire and conservative activist David Koch has died at the age of 79. The Koch brothers founded the anti-tax, small government group Americans for Prosperity.
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Serial killer who preyed on gay men executed in Florida

Gary Ray Bowles, a serial killer who preyed on older gay men during an eight-month spree that left six dead, was executed by lethal injection Thursday at Florida State Prison.

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Bat found with rabies in South Lubbock

Person rescued after being trapped in grain bin west of Hereford

LISD board approves 7 cent tax drop

Latrelle Joy to host town hall meeting at 7 p.m.

Spur issues Boil Water Notice

Officials with the City of Spur have issued a boil water notice.
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  Global worry over Amazon rainforest fires escalates; Bolsonaro defiant

The threat to what some call "the lungs of the planet" has ignited a bitter dispute about who is to blame during the tenure of a leader who has described Brazil's rainforest protections as an obstacle to economic development.

$5M bond for priest indicted on 9 counts of rape

District 83 Representative Dustin Burrows announces bid for 2020 re-election

  Lubbock brewers anticipate Texas law change allowing beer to go

Former paramedic creates effort to help first responders in El Paso after shooting, tours through Lubbock

  Child of murder suspect Heather Casias now in CPS custody

New laws going into effect in Texas on Sept. 1

Multiple units destroyed by fire at University Self Storage

Plainview ISD to provide free breakfast, lunch to students

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Light rail train derailment injures dozens in California

Sacramento Fire Capt. Keith Wade tells news outlets that 27 people were injured, including 13 people who were transported to trauma hospitals. He said the remaining patients were treated at the scene and released.

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Former Lady Chap Signs Pro Contract in Portugal

Pigskin Preview: Denver City Mustangs

Red Raider Kerry Hyder looking good with Dallas Cowboys

Having an impressive showing in the Cowboys second preseason game, Hyder is trying hard to make sure he will be on the roster.

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Funeral arrangements set for toddler killed in Plainview car fire

Federal team joining state and local forces to battle Copper Breaks Fire in Hardeman County

Larry Swearingen is set for execution for a 1998 Texas slaying. His lawyer says bad science got him on death row.

  Lubbock’s surrounding agriculture helps with fire threats among dry conditions

  Seven people jailed in connection to the Murder of Celestino Rodriguez

A lots of questions still surround the murder of 79-year-old Celestino Rodriguez, who Police say was lured by an acquaintance to an ambush that lead to him being beaten to death, and seven people are in jail in connection to the case. Here's a breakdown of the details so far from KCBD's Amanda Ruiz.
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Putin orders ‘symmetric’ measures after US missile test

President Vladimir Putin has ordered the Russian military to find a quid pro quo response after the test of a new U.S. missile banned under a now-defunct arms treaty.

  Berl Huffman Athletic Complex renovations well underway in time for fall season

Grand jury indicts 3 accused in home invasion, shooting, robbery case

Shallowater ISD announces salary increase for every employee

Grand jury indicts man after deadly crash in United parking lot