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3 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lubbock Chamber shows its football fever at kickoff breakfast

Cheerleaders, Texas Tech administrators, business leaders and football coach Kliff Kingsbury were all on hand at the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce's annual Texas Tech football kickoff breakfast at the Overton Hotel & Conference Center Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX

8 hrs ago | Austin American-Statesman

Kevin Lyttle's first Big 12 Power Poll

It's Manny Diaz . Run, OU, run. This week: Louisiana Tech. 2. BAYLOR : The defending league champs officially break in $260 million McLane Stadium on Sunday, along the banks of the Brazos.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX

12 hrs ago | KCBD-TV Lubbock

Consider This...Give 'em something to talk about

Excitement in Lubbock for any one Texas Tech football season is at an all-time high.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

NCAA jump, job market likely factors for LCU transfer dip ahead of agreement with SPC

Lubbock Christian University President Tim Perrin and South Plains College President Kelvin Sharp renew the articulation agreement between the two schools at a news conference Aug. 22. This week, Crutcher, a recent graduate of South Plains College, began her first semester at Lubbock Christian University studying early childhood education.

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Related Topix: Lubbock Christian University

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Tech research: Crocodilian species similar

Crocodilian species have kept a large majority of their genetic makeup through time, according to findings from a Texas Tech study.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine

CBS Local

Texas Tech's Williams Moves From RB To LB

Texas Tech's leading rusher the past two seasons will be on the other side of the ball this year.

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On the Banks

How the Other Side Recruits: Washington State Cougars

From the looks of it, California, mostly. The Cougars have 12 commits in the Class of 2015 so far - 11 of them are from California.

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Related Topix: Texas, Rutgers University, Sports, NCAA Sports, Rutgers, State Univ of New Jersey NCAA

KXAN-TV Austin

Perry discussed possible Lehmberg replacement

Prior to last year's Public Integrity Unit funding veto, Governor Rick Perry spoke with local defense attorney Mindy Montford about possibly replacing Rosemary Lehmberg.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Travis County, TX

Mon Aug 25, 2014

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Delwin Jones running on record of achievement

Delwin Jones is no stranger to the Texas Legislature. He's run several campaigns for the House of Representatives, but he says in this race for Senate he doesn't need a lot of money.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Lubbock, TX

WTOL-TV Toledo

Tickets available for Red Raiders season opener

They were originally allotted to the University of Central Arkansas but after they didn't sell, were sent back to Texas Tech.

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Related Topix: University of Central Arkansas

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Texas Democratic Party Chairman Hinojosa in Lubbock for SD 28 rally

Texas Democratic Party Chairman Gilberto Hinojosa will be in Lubbock Monday evening for a campaign rally for Senate District 28 candidate Greg Wortham.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, Lubbock County, TX

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Tarbox announced as Democratic candidate for Texas House District 83

The Democratic chairmen for Texas House District 83 met late Friday afternoon and selected Lubbock attorney Max R. Tarbox as their nominee to appear on the November ballot to replace Charles Perry.

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Related Topix: Texas, Lubbock, TX, Lubbock County, TX, West, TX

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lubbock police warned partygoers about noise hours before Texas Tech student found dead

Lubbock police gave partygoers a warning about loud noise hours before a Texas Tech student was found dead at the same house Sunday morning in Central Lubbock.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

New members of Foreigner will play two hours of familiar hits

Foreigner remains one of the most popular, hottest selling British-American rock bands, and will perform Monday at City Bank Arena in Lubbock.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Foreigner, Lubbock, TX, Entertainment

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Back to School: Mother and son face milestone together

This time last year, Audrey Cruz never dreamed she'd be sharing an important milestone with her 6-year-old son.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, Lubbock Christian University

WTOL-TV Toledo

MC-Squared High School Spotlight: Breiden Fehoko

In July, 300 of the nations top football players were grouped in one arena. It pitted star versus star... It was dubbed by Nike as "The Opening".

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX

Examiner.com

Josh Abbott Band coming to Boston September 11

Coming to the Royale Thursday September 11, the Josh Abbott Band brings their native Texas country, along with The Casey Donahew Band for a special show in Boston.

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Related Topix: Student Society, Coeducational Fraternities, Fraternities

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

50 counties to Lubbock: Don't forget about us in SD 28 special election

But five of the six candidates vying to fill the vacancy left when Republican Robert Duncan took the Texas Tech chancellor's job in July are from within about 30 miles of Lubbock - including the two best-funded candidates seen as the front-runners, Republicans Jodey Arrington and Charles Perry.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, McCulloch County, TX, Brady, TX

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

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Rep. Charles Perry is the best candidate among the strong field of six candidates seeking to fill the District 28 Senate seat.

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Related Topix: US News, George Bush

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Backpack safety: Watch your kid's back

"So when it comes to age groups, really what's more important is percentage of body weight to weight in the backpack," said Cynthia Tiongco, assistant professor in occupational therapy and occupational therapist for the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center.

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Related Topix: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Medicine, Back Pain, Health

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