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Kliff Kingsbury Tells No. 1 QB Jarrett Stidham That He Can Change the Program

1 dual-threat quarterback in the 2015 class, according to the 247Sports composite rankings.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Gov. Perry sets Sept. 9 special election for Duncan's Senate seat, Lubbock cancels HD 83 forum

Gov. Rick Perry's call for a Sept. 9 special election was designed to give District 28 residents a state senator to replace Texas Tech Chancellor Robert Duncan at the beginning of the 2015 legislative session Jan. 13 rather than waiting until as late as early February, as would be the case if the election happened later, Lucy Nashed, the governor's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Lubbock, TX, Lubbock County, TX, Wolfforth, TX

Denton Record-Chronicle

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"'Holy cow' was our reaction," said Royal Furgeson, a retired U.S. district judge and founding dean of the new law campus.

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Related Topix: University of North Texas, Standardized Testing, Education, Southern Methodist University

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Driver aims vehicle at Texas DPS troopers, yells obscenities during Lubbock traffic stop

A pair of Texas Department of Public Safety troopers dodged a close encounter with a car investigators believe tried to hit them near Texas Tech.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX

KLTV Tyler

Big 12 coaches talk East Texas talent at Media Days

There was plenty of talk about East Texas and its prized athletes during day one of the Big 12 Media Days in Dallas.

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ESPN

Big 12 recruiting scorecard

The Big 12's head coaches are in Dallas today for Big 12 media days, but that doesn't mean they aren't busy as usual recruiting like crazy.

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Related Topix: Texas, Shepherd, TX

KCBD-TV Lubbock

TTU recognized as one of the nation's Great Colleges to Work For

Texas Tech University recently was recognized as one of the nation's Great Colleges to Work ForA by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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RedOrbit

Researchers Identify Four New Species Of...

Image Caption: Ctenomys lewisi is a previously known species of tuco-tuco that is similar in appearance to four new species.

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Related Topix: University of Nebraska Lincoln, Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Samoa News

Class of 2013: Pacific...

The Pacific Horizons School's Class of 2013 turning their tassels to be recognized as the official PHS Class of 2013.

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Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Oceania, American Samoa, World News, Portland State University

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

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

Amarillo.com

Editorial: Monday briefing for July 21, 2014

A Red Raiders football player who punched a member of the Tech women's basketball team in the face during a pickup hoops game and was basically kicked out of school is reinstated - and yet there is nowhere near the level of digital vitriol.

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Related Topix: Lubbock County, TX, Opinion

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Happy State Bank VP recognized

Peter Smith , senior vice president and commercial lending officer with Happy State Bank in Lubbock, was selected to receive the 2014 Excellence in Leadership Award from Independent Banker's Association of Texas .

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

With time running out, young doctor focused on what matters most

There are three important components to being a doctor -- patient care and advocacy, education and research.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

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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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, Entertainment

NewsTarget.com

NBC News declares 'billions could starve' as America's water aquifers run dry

In America, a crisis is unfolding right under the public's feet. Water scarcity is beginning to creep into the Texas panhandle and the breadbasket region of the United States.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science, Texas

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Islamic Center shares Ramadan dinner, customs with non-Muslim community

Muslim women may view the men in the next room on a television, as both groups pray for the fourth time that day in the Mosque, before a Ramadan dinner at the Islamic Center of the South Plains in Lubbock on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Lubbock, TX, South-Plains, TX

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Texas Tech social media workshop to provide tips for agriculture promotion

The Department of Agricultural Education and Communication in the Texas Tech University College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources is hosting a workshop for farmers and ranchers on the use of social media to promote their businesses.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

Tim Proudfoot, Dominic Moreno, three newcomers turn down MLB draft offers

Texas Tech shortstop Tim Proudfoot and right-handed pitcher Dominic Moreno will return for their senior seasons after passing on opportunities to sign with Major League Baseball organizations with today's 4 p.m. CT signing deadline for the 2014 MLB First-Year Player Draft.

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El Paso Times

Ex-student at Paul L. Foster School of Medicine dies of cancer

Dr. Joshua Gaines, one of the original 40 medical students to enroll in the first class of the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, died Thursday morning in Lubbock.

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Related Topix: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

EurekAlert!

Four new species of tuco-tucos identified from Bolivia

A research team led by Scott Gardner of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has identified four new species of Ctenomys , a genus of gopher-like mammal found throughout much of South America.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Biology, Science, University of New Mexico

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