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6 hrs 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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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, West, TX

11 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Tim Cole family seeks reconciliation from remorseful Judge Jim Bob Darnell

When she arrived at the Lubbock courthouse in 2009, Judge Jim Bob Darnell, who was the prosecutor in Timothy Cole's 1986 aggravated sexual assault case, agreed to meet with her family. More than 20 years after Cole's conviction, Darnell was told about the DNA results that confirmed another man was the rapist.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX

13 hrs ago | Newswise

Texas Tech University Officials Break Ground on Research and Technology Park

Texas Tech University officials on Monday broke ground on the new Research and Technology Park, which will further help the move toward innovation and entrepreneurship. Forged from the idea of more economically engaged universities by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities , Phase I includes the construction of a $29 million, 41,000 square-foot, two-story building located at the corner of Fourth Street and Quaker Avenue, directly west of the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center.

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17 hrs ago | KCBD-TV Lubbock

Some TTU students upset after plumbing problems at residence hall

Some Texas Tech students are upset after they claim sewage backed up into sinks in Chitwood residence hall over the weekend. Sean Duggan, the managing director of University Student Housing, said it is not actually sewage because the sinks are not connected to the sewage pipes.

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20 hrs ago | KCBD-TV Lubbock

2nd Annual Texas South Plains Honor Flight golf tournament to be held Monday

The second annual Texas South Plains Honor Flight golf tournament will be held Sept. 15 at the Rawls Golf Course on the Texas Tech University campus.

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Related Topix: South-Plains, TX

21 hrs ago | MyHighPlains.com

Professor Indicted for Indecency with Underage Girls

Richard Dickerson, 61, of Lubbock was indicted last week for indecency with a child. Up until just recently Dickerson was listed as an Associate Professor of environmental toxicology at the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

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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Related Topix: Maryland, US News, Liberal Political News

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

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