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9 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

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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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

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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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Lubbock, TX

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Twitter reaction to Texas Tech's loss to Arkansas 49-28

ADVISORY: Users are solely responsible for opinions they post here and for following agreed-upon rules of civility. Posts and comments do not reflect the views of this site.

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The News-Star

Strangers find a bond between Israel and Texas Tech

I had seen one too many holy sites, and, before you judge, please understand in Israel virtually every step you take means walking on some religion's Strangers find a bond between Israel and Texas Tech I had seen one too many holy sites, and, before you judge, please understand in Israel virtually every step you take means walking on some religion's Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1s1lNIu I had seen one too many holy sites, and, before you judge, please understand in Israel virtually every step you take means walking on some religion's holy ground. Besides, it was hot; the church was small and crowded.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

ESPN Big 12 blog: Big 12 tackles number of Power 5 foes today

In Week 3 of Big 12 action, Oklahoma and Texas Tech will take on the SEC; West Virginia, TCU and Iowa State will challenge the Big Ten; Kansas will go on the road in the ACC; and Texas will attempt to bounce back against the Pac-12.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

One-day festival provides arts, crafts option on Saturday

Saturday's football game between Texas Tech and Arkansas has been sold out for weeks. That doesn't mean you cannot leave the house and have a blast at an arts option, in the form of a one-day festival.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

What You Need to Know: Tech vs. Arkansas

Parking will no longer be available in the B-5 lot south of University Medical Center off 10th Street. a- Shuttle service from the ADA lot will no longer be free.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Updated: Tech unveils plaque dedicated to former president Jon Whitmore

Former Texas Tech President Jon Whitmore,left, sits next to Chancellor Robert Duncan during a ceremony in Whitmore's honor on Friday in Lubbock. Whitmore served as president of Tech from 2003 to 2008.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, San Jose State University, Standardized Testing, Education, West, TX

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lady Raider Audrisa Harrison out for season

Senior guard Audrisa Harrison tore her ACL in a summer workout and is out for the year, Texas Tech confirmed Friday.

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Miner Rush

UTEP Basketball: Recruiting Update

The live recruiting period is in full swing, and UTEP is off to a strong start getting an official visit from a four star target. High school senior-to-be Paul Thomas will take a visit to the UTEP campus on September 26th and 27th as the first bit of news comes to light from the first week of a live recruiting period that started earlier in the week.

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Related Topix: Cal State Fullerton, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Texas NCAA

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Stidham ready to recruit on big weekend

He scheduled his Texas Tech official visit for Saturday specifically to see five-star wide receiver Tyron Johnson, who will also make his official. Stidham, a Texas Tech commit who had wanted to take his official for the Texas game, hopes to make a strong pitch.

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Daily Kos

Insomniacs Venthole with Craig Ferguson

SPOILER WARNING: A late night gathering for non-serious palaver that does not speak of that night's show. Posting a spoiler will get you brollywhacked.

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Washington Times

Improved diet, sleep habits help Arkansas' Collins

Alex Collins never paid quite as much attention in high school to his diet and sleeping habits as he did his performance on the football field. Thanks to the constant needling of coach Bret Bielema, the Razorbacks' running back appears to have finally found a balance between his off- and on-the-field preparations - much to the dismay of opposing defenses.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

5 Texas Tech students compete for Reina Hispana de Lubbock crown

"I've always wanted to do something like this," said Janet Nieto, a Reina Hispana participant, Thursday night as she fixed her dress, hair and makeup after a wardrobe change. The Mexico native was one of five Texas Tech female students to participate in the annual Reina Hispana De Lubbock 2015 pageant Thursday evening at Estacado High.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, North America, World News, Mexico

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Texas Tech professor armed with gun, bayonet during police chase, warrant states

A Texas Tech professor was armed with a loaded handgun and a bayonet when Lubbock police arrested him Monday after he used two vehicles, including a yellow vintage pickup truck, to lead them on a high-speed chase in South Lubbock, according to documents in an arrest warrant released Thursday. The warrant also detailed what officers say were Martin Coppola's attempts to arrest him when he was lying on the ground, prompting officers to use a stun gun, a baton and to punch him in the face until he complied.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Tech administrators share personal stories at 9/11 memorial

On Sept. 11, 2001, Fonseca was in fifth grade - too young, he said, to grasp the tragedy unfolding in New York.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lubbock weather experts say rain to stay until weekend

A student on the Texas Tech campus rides his bike past the flooded intersection of 18th Street and Flint Avenue after heavy rains Thursday. A Thursday morning downpour didn't cause road closures though it was blamed for two accidents west of Lubbock and affected a planned ceremony commemorating the Sept.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, Weather, Reese Center, TX

KCBD-TV Lubbock

LPD releases dash cam video of high speed chase

Lubbock police have released dash cam video of the Texas Tech employee who reportedly led officers on a high speed chase. According to the Executive Director for Communications at the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center, Martin Coppola, 50 was placed on administrative leave as of Tuesday, September 9th.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, Lubbock County, TX

ESPN

Poll: How will the Big 12 fare this weekend?

This weekend figures to be one of the biggest in Big 12 history, as the league will face an unprecedented seven nonconference opponents from Power 5 conferences. Coming off its Sugar Bowl win over Alabama, Oklahoma will try to strike another blow for the Big 12 against the SEC when it welcomes Tennessee to Norman.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Perry looking at potential committee assignments for role in Texas Senate

For state Rep. Charles Perry, getting elected to the Texas Senate took a major effort, mainly because in less than two months he had to campaign all over the largely rural District 28. "It's been a busy day, making and getting a lot of phone calls," Perry, R-Lubbock, said Wednesday afternoon. For starters, he's already looking into staffing his State Capitol office and the three district offices - including the one in Lubbock - plus studying the possibility of having part-time personnel in two other communities in the 51-county district, the largest in territorial size in the Texas Legislature.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Lubbock, TX

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