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2 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Chinese faculty at Tech speak out against Robertson's treatment of Zheng

A group of Texas Tech faculty is tired of what they see as unfair attacks against embattled LP&L Director Gary Zheng.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX

6 hrs ago | Newswise

Texas Tech Survey Update: Abbott to Win Texas Governor, Voter ID Law...

After reassessing the results of last week's Texas statewide telephone poll, researchers at Texas Tech University's Earl Survey Research Center issued updated numbers on issues from who will likely be the next governor of Texas to gay marriage and voter ID laws.

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

8 hrs ago | ESPN

Tcu de Fields healthy, hungry again

"We're cautiously optimistic about him," TCU defensive coordinator Dick Bumpas said Tuesday on the Big 12 teleconference.

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12 hrs ago | Newswise

Texas Tech Climate Scientist Named to 2014 TIME 100

A Texas Tech University climate scientist has been named to the 2014 TIME 100, the annual list of the most influential people in the world.

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13 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

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With the United Spirit Arena a Texas Tech facility, it is not unusual to see event tickets sold to Tech students before the general public.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX

18 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Tech police investigate stolen plants at greenhouse

A vehicle had been damaged. 9:57 a.m. - A Tech officer investigated a burglary of a vehicle in the Z4R parking lot.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Frogs O' War

Wednesday Links O' War: April 23, 2014

TCU manufactured four runs and the Horned Frog pitching staff continued their dominance in a 4-0 win against No.

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Related Topix: Abilene Christian University, Sports, NCAA Sports, Texas Christian University

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Texas Tech picks Stony Brook admin as new dean of College of Arts & Sciences

Texas Tech named W. Brent Lindquist as dean of the College of Arts & Sciences following a nationwide search, the university announced Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Mathematics, Science

One Foot Down

An Idiot's Guide to FieldTurf

In case you've been living under a rock for the past couple weeks you've probably heard that Notre Dame is switching to an artificial playing surface for football.

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Related Topix: University of Notre Dame, Boston College, Illinois, Rutgers University, Georgia Tech

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Athletic faculty reps board endorses CAPA planks, calls for reduced time demands on athletes

The Division IA Faculty Representatives Board of Directors, of which Texas Tech's Brian Shannon is president, on Wednesday endorsed many of the proposals made by the College Athletes Players Union in the high-profile case involving Northwestern athletes.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, Northwestern University

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Downtown railway project makes its next stop, redevelopment efforts continue

From burying utilities to taking strides toward a local light-rail system, it is clear that the dynamic in downtown Lubbock is changing.

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Related Topix: Downtown (Washington, DC), Lubbock, TX

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Our View: McCartney's Lubbock concert gives fans plenty to rave about

A lot of local people are giddy about the former Beatle's June 14 concert date at the United Spirit Arena.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, Children TV, Animated TV, The Beatles, Entertainment, Television, John Lennon, Pop/Rock

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Cosby: 'Can't sit there and dream" - work hard, he tells students

Some grew up watching reruns of "The Cosby Show." Others recognized him from "Fat Albert."

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Related Topix: Fat Albert, Family, Comedy Movies, Celebrities, Bill Cosby, Lubbock, TX

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

United Supermarkets will not sell Paul McCartney tickets

United Supermarkets will not act as a Select-A-Seat outlet when tickets for Paul McCartney's June 14th concert go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Separate Tech police arrests yield synthetic marijuana, methamphetamine confiscations

An insurance card was reported stolen. 9:38 a.m, - A Tech officer investigated a theft report at the Rawls College of Business Administration.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Lubbock County, TX

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lubbock researcher searching for techniques to preserve embryos

Dr. Samuel Prien, professor, director of clinical and research lab, director of IVF lab and director of resident research in the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Texas Tech Health Sciences Center, said his research is focused on techniques to find the best possible embryos for assisted pregnancies.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Positive attitude key to keeping Lubbock woman mobile despite osteoporosis, arthritis

Margie Hubbard maintains a positive attitude and stays active so osteoporosis and arthritis don't get the best of her.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, Medicine, Arthritis, Health

MyHighPlains.com

TTUHSC Chancellor Kent Hance Visits Amarillo

Our local campus decided to hold a reception in his honor for all that he's done for the system.

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Related Topix: Amarillo, TX, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Center, TX

Gainesville Daily Register

GHS students receive full-ride scholarships

Gainesville - Gainesville High School seniors Payton Cassidy, Conner Kennedy, Vicky Moreno and Hannah Gerken received some good news recently.

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Related Topix: Houston, TX, University of North Texas

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Westbrook: Karl May was an Old West pioneer in his absentia

Meredith McClain of Lubbock is a speaker at the National Ranching Heritage Center's "Tall Tales of the Wild West: Germans on the Southern High Plains."

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, Texas, Estacado, TX, Crosby County, TX

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