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Knoxville News Sentinel
Mark Harmon: Clean energy, not pipeline, needed For 10 years I lived...
For 10 years I lived in Lubbock, Texas, and taught at Texas Tech. That area of West Texas is flat, brown and treeless.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Country star to open Grand season Friday
Country music star Larry Gatlin will open the Grand Theatre's 2014-15 performance season at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Federal Judge Deals Last Minute Win for Texas Women
In a decision welcomed by women's health advocates, a federal judge on Friday struck down new restrictive abortion regulations in Texas due to their "unconstitutional undue burden" on women.
Building communities one tiny house at a time
Tiny house living isn't a new concept, but the development of tiny house communities is one that's just taking off.
TribWeek: In Case You Missed It
Texas counties, cities and school districts have more than $100 billion in debt that's backed by a pledge of local property taxes.
The Victoria Advocate
Other features John Smith,
A large walk-in shower is behind the bathtub and glass wall in the master bathroom suite in Charles and Joyce Striedel's home in Yoakum.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
ASU awarded grant for new civil engineering program
Angelo State University, a member of the Texas Tech University System, was awarded a five-year, $2.87 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to support implementation of ASU's proposed new civil engineering program.
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.
Commissioners Court to meet Friday
Upshur County Commissioners Court will consider approving contracts involving governmental grants Friday.
The Fresno Bee
Gas prices, held low by Texas shale, spur other consumer spending
But the current crises in Ukraine and Iraq did not stop the Hughes family from making the two-hour drive to San Antonio to visit the Alamo, have a chicken fried steak lunch and buy fish for their tank before driving home to Corpus Christi.
The @CBSDFW Storm Team Blog: Storm Chances as We Start the Weekend
An upper level disturbance moving thru Colorado will track across the Central Plains and be close enough to trigger scattered showers and storms tomorrow and Saturday.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Judge: Texas school funding still unconstitutional
Round two in the three-year fight over public education funding is over and - to hardly anyone's surprise - the more than 600 school districts suing the state won again.
Tech to complete installation of 'Texas Rising' sculpture near West Village
Texas Tech will cut the ribbon on "Texas Rising," a new sculpture collection near the West Village Residence Hall, Friday.
The Austin Chronicle
Jaston Williams has stories like West Texas has sand - a vast, seemingly inexhaustible supply that swirls up around you whenever you're near.
CanElson Drilling: Stock Upside To Be Fueled By Strong Growth In 2015
CanElson Drilling has specialty rigs lined for delivery in 2H14 and 1Q15, which will boost the company's FY15 growth.
Labor Day gas prices cheapest since 2010
The late summer slide in global crude oil prices will push the cost of U.S. gasoline to its lowest Labor Day level since 2010.
Will WT Expansion Create Parking Problem Downtown?
The streets of Amarillo may get a little crowded in the near future. With West Texas A&M University expanding their downtown campus, parking may become a commodity.
Investor's Business Daily
IPO Leaders: Athlon Grows Quickly In Permian Basin
Don't look now, but several new issues in the energy space have started work on the right sides of bases, including fast-growing oil and gas producer Athlon Energy.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Ted Cruz' spokeswoman says senator wants to stop Affordable Care Act and secure US borders
Among Ted Cruz' goals while in office are to stop the Affordable Care Act and secure the country's borders, a spokeswoman for the US senator said Wednesday morning.
Texas' historic bison herd has more roaming room
The state's historic bison herd just got more room to roam in a West Texas park.