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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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2 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

Police: Lovington student dies from accident

TV reports that the female teen badly hurt her head Wednesday and was airlifted to a hospital in Lubbock, Texas.

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6 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

No gas price hikes expected for Labor Day weekend

Gas prices this Labor Day weekend are expected to be the cheapest they've been in the past four years, according to a national website.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lubbock police officials mull identifying officer in fatal shooting

In the last four years, the Lubbock Police Department has reported five officer-involved fatal shootings, including the Aug. 25 shooting death of 51-year-old Guadalupe Esquivel.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lubbock author finds romance among archangels, vampires, werewolves, Captain Hook

Among the nation's popular authors - without a doubt when it comes to sales, reader comments and followers - is one who quietly has called Lubbock home since moving here from "the Twin Cities" 12 years ago.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lubbock Economic Index shows modest increase

The bank issued the July report Friday; the index rose .2 points to 141.7, up from a revised 141.5 the month prior and up 3.9 percent from 136.3 in July 2013.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

Severe thunderstorms bring wind, rain, hail to South Plains

Severe thunderstorms brought heavy rain, severe wind gusts and large hail to portions of the KCBD viewing area Thursday evening.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Explore dinosaurs at travelling exhibit

Rex greets visitors to the Discover the Dinosaurs event on Friday at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

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 Avalanche-Journal

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 Avalanche-Journal

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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