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52 min ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Water, water everywhere - All of it to drink?

Desalination is the removal of those foreign matters, and - as some suggest - a way to ensure Texas a virtually unlimited water supply.

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Related Topix: Texas, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Floydada, TX, Corpus Christi, TX

7 hrs ago | The Daily Freeman-Journal

Dan Morton, 65, Amarillo, Texas

Memorial services were at 2:00 p.m., Monday, April 14, 2014, in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, in Amarillo, TX.

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Related Topix: Amarillo, TX, University of Iowa, University of South Dakota

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

West senior accepted into Texas Tech program

Todd Mickey, a senior at Victoria West High School, was accepted into the Texas Tech Rawls Business Leadership Program.

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Newswise

Texas Tech Survey: Abbott to Win Texas Governor, Voter ID Law Didn't...

If the election for Texas governor were held today, a majority of Texans would pick Greg Abbott, according to a poll of voting-age Texans conducted by undergraduate students at the Earl Survey Research Lab at Texas Tech University.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Texas Government, Texas, Immigration Reform

Carolina Panthers

Draft preview: Tight ends

MIKE MAYOCK'S TOP FIVE Eric Ebron 6-4, 250, North Carolina Widely regarded as the best tight end in the draft and expected to be a top-15 pick.

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ReporterNews.com

Wylie sends three doubles teams to I-3A finals

Rachel McMillan and Sabra Zullo have some unfinished business this year. A year after finishing second in last year's Region I-3A tennis tournament and losing in the Class 3A state semifinals, the Wylie girls doubles duo made their return to Texas Tech's McLeod Tennis Center on Wednesday.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Chandler: Why Paul McCartney is playing Lubbock, not Amarillo

This week, two major concerts were announced for the region, and as I learned on "Sesame Street," one of these things is not like the other.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, Amarillo, TX, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Old Crow Medicine Show

The Austin Chronicle

And the Stars Realign

"Yeah, I heard you can drive through Lubbock, roll down your window, and Texas Tech will throw a degree in," said the asshole, his lips upturned in a smug smile.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

LP&L board member clears the air about potential conflict of...

Plans to discuss the costly Ashcroft report at a Lubbock Power and Light board meeting were delayed after a 3 and a half hour executive session, but board member Charlie Dunn did shed light on a potential conflict of interest.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, Reese Air Force Base, US Military, US Air Force, Alternative Energy, Energy

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Sticker shock at the steak house: Beef prices highest in 27 years

Edd Hendee reached into the chilled glass case containing cold cuts of steak, the classic Texas entree upon which he built his restaurant and his fortune, proudly showing off his merchandise like a jeweler displaying his diamonds.

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Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Texas, Dining, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Gainesville Daily Register

GHS students hoping for full ride scholarship

Gainesville - Five Gainesville High School seniors will soon find out if they will be receiving Terry Foundation Scholarships to attend the colleges of their choice and setting them on the path to fulfill their dreams and aspirations.

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Related Topix: Sam Houston State University, University of North Texas, Texas

The Huffington Post

Brittney Griner: The Punch: From WNBA Player Brittney Griner's New Memoir, In My Skin

The following post is an excerpt from Brittney Griner's new book, In My Skin , from Harper Collins.

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Related Topix: Baylor University

Tue Apr 15, 2014

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Paul McCartney to perform in Lubbock

KCBD NewsChannel 11 has learned that legendary singer, songwriter, Paul McCartney is scheduled to headline a concert in Lubbock on Saturday, June 14. Details of the event are expected to be announced in a joint news conference between Texas Tech and the City of Lubbock Wednesday morning at the Buddy Holly Center.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, Celebrities, Paul McCartney

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Tech student arrested for possession of marijuana in dorm room

The suspect was taken to the Lubbock County Jail. The non-student's vehicle was released to a relative.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Lubbock County, TX, Lubbock, TX

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Clemens: Celebrate 30 years of Texas wine this month

Drank some Italians like Chianti or Bolla Valpolicella, maybe a German riesling named Blue Nun, or a Portuguese sparkling rosA© called Mateus? Orson Wells unctuously quoted Paul Masson: "We will sell no wine before it's time."

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Texas, South-Plains, TX, Plains, TX

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Bluebonnets beautify Texas highways, local gardens

But when gardeners create the right environment, the plants can usually adapt. "They don't grow very well naturally in Lubbock - it's a little too cold and dry - but with special care you can get them to come up," said Daniel Cunningham, a Texas Tech graduate student in plant and soil sciences.

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Related Topix: Texas, South-Plains, TX, Lubbock, TX, Lubbock County, TX

Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Hometown Heroes: Calallen graduate Tyler Neslony thriving with Texas Tech baseball team

COURTESY Texas Tech Athletics Communications Calallen graduate Tyler Neslony has had lots to celebrate this season, as he leads the Red Raiders with a .406 average.

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Related Topix: Calallen, TX

Ozona Texas

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The Ozona Chamber of Commerce would like to wish the following members a Happy Anniversary and thank them for their support of their community, our organization and it's programs and services.

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Related Topix: Crockett County, TX, Childress, TX, Ozona, TX, Texas, Midland, TX

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Tech therapeutic riding center uses horses to heal riders with special needs

At Texas Tech's Therapeutic Riding Center, volunteers and staff use equine therapy to heal riders with all kinds of special needs, and they're asking for the public's help to reach even more people.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Tickets for Lubbock's sold out Jack White show not placed on sale early

It is not unusual for those who fail to land tickets to a red hot concert to state that either local outlets had only a very few tickets to sell, or that there was some sort of subterfuge in place, such as tickets going on sale early.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX

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