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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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1 hr ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Death penalty withdrawn in Dixon capital murder case

The Lubbock County District Attorney's office is no longer seeking the death penalty in the capital murder case of Thomas Dixon, according to a spokesperson with the 140th district judge's office. Dixon, 50, is an Amarillo doctor accused in the 2012 murder for hire plot against a romantic rival in Lubbock.

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1 hr ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

North and East Lubbock CDC recognize 'exemplary leadership and service'

The awards given out by the North & East Lubbock Community Development Corporation are given to individuals and businesses that demonstrate exemplary leadership and service throughout Lubbock. This year, that recognition was given to two individuals and one business, who were honored during NELCDC's 10th annual Community Champion Awards Banquet that took place Monday at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center.

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1 hr ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Friends of Fogelberg to benefit Joe Arrington Cancer Center

Dan Fogelberg spent the last days of his life speaking out about prostate cancer and raising awareness about screenings using his personal three year journey as an example. In December 2007, Fogelberg succumbed to the disease, said Junior Vasquez, co-host and music director of the Lubbock Friends of Fogelber event.

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3 hrs ago | KCBD-TV Lubbock

TxDOT to offer child safety seat demos in Lubbock on Thursday

As part of National Child Passenger Safety Week, Sept. 14-20, TxDOT is demonstrating the proper ways to install safety seats and reminding drivers to make an appointment for free child safety seat checks year round at the agency's 25 statewide district offices.

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3 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

City of Lubbock to host three vaccination clinics

Wednesday's and Thursday's clinics will be from 1:30 to 4 p.m. and the clinic on Friday will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Vaccines for children 2 months through 18 years old cost $15 for one dose and $20 for two or more.

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4 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lubbock County's drought rating downgraded, outlook improving

The drought outlook keeps improving. Less than 60 percent of the state is in a moderate to exception drought, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor.

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8 hrs ago | KCBD-TV Lubbock

Police searching for suspect in Kwik-O-Foods armed robbery

Police are searching for a suspect who robbed an East Lubbock convenience store Sunday evening. Lubbock police say it happened around 8:40 p.m. at the Kwik-O-Foods store in the 1500 block of East Broadway.

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10 hrs ago | KCBD-TV Lubbock

United Way hosts 7th Annual Golf Tournament

Lubbock Area United Way's 7th Annual Golf to Give Tournament will be held on Monday, September 15th at the Hillcrest Country Club. Some of the items up for grabs are a premium concert package for two to the Paul McCartney show on October 2; 2014 Lexus Champions for Charity Golf Tournament for two featuring three days of golf at Pebble Beach, The Links at Spanish Bay, and Spyglass Hill Golf Course; and a private party package from the Alamo Drafthouse Lubbock for up to 25 people.

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14 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Temps expected to be in 80s Monday

Despite cooler than average temperatures due to light rains this weekend, the weather is expected to be back to normal this week, according to the National Weather Service in Lubbock. Rainfall totals across Lubbock ranged between 0.19 inches and 0.27 inches Friday, but dropped Saturday and Sunday.

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18 hrs ago | Island Gazette Newspaper Online

Island Hots: Pleasure Island's Specialty Hot Dog Shop

At Island Hots you will find the best hot dogs on the Island. No matter what your taste, they've got a hot dog for you.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Seagraves student working to give cancer patients second chance at life

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and people across the South Plains are helping make a difference in these tiny patients' lives. On Sept.

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Chamber of Commerce hosts Chamber University Human Resources Seminar

The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce will host its first seminar of the 2014-15 series of Chamber University - Human Resources from 8-11:30 a.m. Sept. 30 at the Knipling Education Conference Center.

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North and East Lubbock CDC to honor Reagor Dykes, Trejo, Ridley

The North and East Lubbock Community Development Corporation will honor two individuals and one business during its award banquet on Monday. Reagor Dykes Auto Group will be recognized by NELCDC as the entrepreneurial business of the year, while Scott Ridley, the dean of Texas Tech's College of Education, will be recognized for "Visionary of the Year", and Maggie Trejo, executive director of the Community Housing Resource Board of Lubbock is receiving the "Champion of the Year" award.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Filling up: Natural gas fueling stations up 50 percent this year compared to last

A map released by the Railroad Commission of Texas last week showed there are 104 natural gas fueling stations, almost 50 percent more than the 69 stations that were open at this time last year. For the first time in Texas, there are more vehicles running on natural gas than any other alternative fuel.

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Three partners from Lubbock's McCleskey, Harriger, Brazill &...

Lubbock attorneys Dennis Burrows , Dustin Burrows and Benjamin Davidson, II , all partners in Lubbock's McCleskey, Harriger, Brazill & Graf LLP , have been named to the 2014 Texas Super Lawyers' list of the state's outstanding attorneys. To compile the annual listing, nominations are solicited from more than 70,000 attorneys across Texas.

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Timeline of Tim Cole conviction, exoneration

March 24, 1985: Sophomore Michelle Mallin, 24, was abducted from a church across the street from her Texas Tech dorm. She was raped and robbed.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Dotray: Lubbock gets some homestyle West Texas cookin'

Back 40 Bar officially opened its doors Tuesday for its location at 5214 98th St., just east of Frankford Avenue. Scott Gilliland, assistant manager, said the bar and grill serves liquor, beer and wine.

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Volunters love to 'ride the ride' with ventriloquist Diamond

Kreeland Avery, 9 left, and Kaleb Stripling, 9, ride the super shot at the Panhandle South Plains Fair Thursday. Richard Rannabargar, left, and Christine Tran get a picture before a ride during the Panhandle South Plains Fair Thursday.

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Veterans deserve the honor they are given

Whether their military service was only as strenuous as boot camp or as drastic as a Nazi prison, veterans surely deserve a place of honor in the nation. Homer Jones of Lubbock knew the rigors of both training and prison camp during World War II.

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Quick Opinion: Fiestas Del Llano

Fiestas Del Llano celebrates Mexico's Independence Day and is one of the most important Hispanic celebrations of the year. Four days of celebration began in Lubbock Thursday, but the weather didn't cooperate at first.

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