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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 $150,000. More Lubbock information.

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Up to 1,000 National Guard troops to be deployed to Texas-Mexico border, governor says

Up to 1,000 Texas National Guard troops could soon be headed south to beef up the state's border security and provide additional support to the continuing efforts of Operation Strong Safety.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Neighbors report explosion in garage fire in Central Lubbock

The owner of a garage that went up in flames Monday night had two propane tanks and was charging some vehicles when the garage reportedly exploded.

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Arguments presented in probation revocation hearing for woman accused ...

Lubbock County prosecutors tried to revoke the probation of a 43-year-old woman accused of using a rifle to rob a convenience store last year.

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Local pastor launching app to log time spent in prayer

Logan Fields, Faith Baptist Church youth pastor, is nearing the launch date for his free app, "Prayer Button".

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Fitch Rates Frenship Isd, TX, Ult Bonds 'Aaa' TX PSF/'Aa-' Underlying; Outlook Stable

Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AAA' rating to Frenship Independent School District, Texas' unlimited tax bonds as follows: The 'AAA' rating on the bonds is based on a guaranty provided by the Texas Permanent School Fund , whose bond guaranty program is rated 'AAA' by Fitch.

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Lubbock garbage truck runs off road, reroutes traffic near New Deal

A Lubbock garbage truck that ran off the road half a mile west of New Deal is causing traffic to be re-routed this morning.

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Council to revisit city-wide texting and driving ban

In the next few months, the Lubbock City Council will take another look at a ban on texting and driving within city limits.

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Statue of Tim Cole to be unveiled

A sculpture of Tim Cole by Eddie Dixon stands in a workshop in east Lubbock in December.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lubbock council talk alliances, change in dynamics with addition of Griffith

City leaders are still waiting to see exactly how the addition of newly elected Councilman Jeff Griffith changes the council as they move forward in setting a new budget and making long-term city investments.

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Westbrook: Spudnuts were once a favorite treat in Lubbock

Val Driver, shown in apron at work in the oldest Spudnut shop in the nation, still turns out Spudnuts for customers in Richland, Washington.

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Mac Davis proved Saturday at Cactus that he still believes in music, laughter

Mac Davis' appearance Saturday at the Cactus Theater never was intended to be a formal affair, not with songs as hysterical as "You Brighten Up the Room."

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Farmers turn to technology to make best use of scarce water

Old McDonald never had a farm like this. Today's growers increasingly depend on smart technology both in and out of the field, as well as a timely rain.

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Savvy Shopper: Want fares as low as $1? Try traveling by bus

Over the last few weeks, travel has entered my mind, and Independence Day also got me thinking about our nation.

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Rain likely to continue through summer

Lubbock rain totals for the past four months are in the double digits at just over 11 inches.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Anti-immigration protest draws larger counter-protest group

When he decided leave his country and move to Lubbock decades ago, it was because he was searching for a better life for his family, said his granddaughter, Destiny Molina.

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Spiders bite: Brown recluse, black widow among South Plains' most dangerous spiders

But before you've had time to see if you can close the zipper all the way, you feel a twinge of pain behind your knee.

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Kerns: However long it takes to finance, build new PAC, expect a show place

Even knowing the punch line, I did not know whether to laugh or cry when a local musician asked me last week to think of how many people lived in Lubbock more than 60 years ago.

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Dotray: Much anticipation for new businesses

Construction on Menchie's Frozen Yogurt began earlier this month. As the name suggests, Menchie's is a frozen yogurt chain that offers a variety of flavors and toppings, both sweet and healthy.

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Montford Unit gives helping hand around Lubbock

Steven Pacheco helps trim trees at the South Plains Food Bank Apple Orchard on Tuesday.

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Ruffles and Rust Expo comes to Lubbock

Lubbock will get a touch of vintage decor with a lot of bling in August, as the Ruffles and Rust Expo comes to town on Saturday the 2nd, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center.

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