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Lubbock, Texas is located in Lubbock County. Zip codes in Lubbock, TX include 79499, 79424, and 79406. The median home price in Lubbock is $145,900. More Lubbock information.

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Lubbock, Cooper, Frenship officials praise school funding ruling, say battle not over

Three area school districts praised a state judge's ruling that school funding from the state is inadequate, but they also all believe the battle is not over.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Dog park, tornado sirens on hold as council delays vote on bond election

Lubbock residents can expect a bond election, but when it will be and what will be on it are still unclear.

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Lubbock Fire Department rescues man stranded in floodwater

The Lubbock Fire Department's rescue unit assisted a stranded motorist whose vehicle was swept by currents at Mackenzie Park.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Updated: NWS: Hail, high winds in certain parts of Lubbock

There also have been reports of dime-sized hail at the Stars & Stripes drive-in on Clovis Road.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

Traffic Alert: Eastbound lanes of South Loop 289 at Ave. U closed after multi-car crash

All lanes on eastbound South Loop 289 between University and I-27 are blocked following a multi-car crash Thursday morning.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

The West Table Restaurant to open in the Pioneer Condos

The McDougal Companies is pleased to announce The West Table Restaurant will open in the Pioneer Condos building in downtown Lubbock at 1204 Broadway.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Beast mode: Lubbock High School among top schools in U.S. named by Daily Beast

The Daily Beast, an award-winning online news publication, named the campus on its 2014 list of top high schools in the U.S. Factors considered were graduation and college acceptance rates, college-level courses and examples, percentage of students with free or reduced lunch and SAT and ACT scores.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Modern Moses: Local faith leaders compare border crisis to Exodus

As thousands of mothers kiss their children on the forehead before sending them on a journey to what they pray is a better life in the land of the free, Lubbock area faith leaders are reminded of another woman who said goodbye to her child too soon.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lubbock Electric celebrates 70 years

Lubbock Electric has been selling and engineering cotton gin technology since 1944.

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Lubbock man accused of biting, spitting on police officers among indicted by grand jury

A 30-year-old Lubbock man is accused of biting off more than he could chew during an encounter with Lubbock police officers earlier this month.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lubbock Chamber shows its football fever at kickoff breakfast

Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury speaks during the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce Football Kickoff Breakfast on Wednesday in Lubbock.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Ruling the roost - city chickens are legal in some areas, often fun

She's like any other hen in many respects, but her place of residence isn't normal.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Council to decide fate of dog parks, tornado sirens in possible bond election

Will Lubbock get a dog park in the next few years? Are tornado sirens in the works? Will major roads get a facelift? Last month the Citizen Advisory Committee gave city leaders a wish list of projects ranging from health and safety to quality of life, asking that residents have the final say in a bond election next May. However, before the issues ... (more)

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Lubbock police offering $1,000 reward in McDonald's drive-through robbery

Lubbock police released video footage Wednesday of an armed robbery earlier this month at a McDonald's restaurant.

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Lubbock man arrested after accident with Harley-Davidson

A Lubbock man was charged with intoxicated assault following an accident with a motorcycle in the 1700 block of Parkway Drive on Tuesday night.

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KVII-TV Amarillo

28-year-old indicted on beating death of lawyer

A 28-year-old Lubbock man has been indicted in the beating death of a lawyer who was killed at the law office where both men were staying.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

Consider This...Give 'em something to talk about

Excitement in Lubbock for any one Texas Tech football season is at an all-time high.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Hungry? For some, it's not as easy as opening the fridge for a snack

The face of hunger in Lubbock County could be any skin color. It could speak one of a dozen languages at home.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lubbock prosecutors pursuing capital charges against woman in ex-husband's shooting death

Lubbock County prosecutors are pursuing a capital murder charge against a 51-year-old woman accused in the February shooting death of her ex-husband at his home south of Lubbock.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Our View: Let's add some dog parks here, but for cheaper than $500,000

A dog park - or parks - is a great idea for Lubbock. Amarillo is way ahead of Lubbock in making it possible for people to play with their pets off-leash, and it provides a good example for Lubbock to follow.

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