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Yesterday | MySanAntonio.com

Today in Big 12 history: Daniel, Manning, James remember it well

Jumping in the wayback machine, here's a look at some notable events that have taken place on Aug. 30 over the years.

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Yesterday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Kerns: Holly celebrations this week, but hoping for bigger one in 2015

A bit of this and a bit of that ... with at least one local promoter hinting - and that's all it is right now, a hint - that some version of past Buddy Holly Music Festivals might return on a date close to what would be the late Holly's 79th birthday on Sept, 7, 2015.

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Related Topix: Buddy Holly, Rock-N-Roll, Theater, Arts, Lubbock, TX

Saturday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Stand Up for America: Making the most out of employment

Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a nationwide holiday dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Lubbock, TX, South-Plains, TX

Saturday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Local group hopes to revisit decade-old conversation on Gay Straight Alliance in schools

Ten years ago, the Lubbock Independent School District denied a Gay Straight Alliance group permission to meet at Lubbock High School.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Education Etc., Lubbock, TX, Family, Kids

Fri Aug 29, 2014

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Ty Vaughn

The campus of Texas Tech University was filled with anticipation on Friday afternoon as students prepared for Saturday's season opening football game.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lubbock author finds romance among archangels, vampires, werewolves, Captain Hook

Among the nation's popular authors - without a doubt when it comes to sales, reader comments and followers - is one who quietly has called Lubbock home since moving here from "the Twin Cities" 12 years ago.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, West, TX, Supernatural

WTOL-TV Toledo

Kliff Kingsbury awarded contract extension through 2020

Texas Tech University and head football coach Kliff Kingsbury have reached an agreement that will extend his contract an additional three seasons, keeping him with the Red Raiders through 2020.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Tech plans renovation of south end of football stadium with suites, indoor facilities, hall of fame

Texas Tech plans to refurbish the south end of Jones AT&T Stadium into a three-level structure with a Hall of Fame, club seating and 30 suites and build a new indoor football practice facility and indoor track immediately south of the stadium as part of an ambitious $100 million campaign.

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NWAonline

Ties that bind

Central Arkansas offensive coordinator Nathan Brown enters this season as one of the youngest play-callers in the Football Championship Subdivision but admits he was close to taking another job.

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Related Topix: Arkansas

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Tech to complete installation of 'Texas Rising' sculpture near West Village

Texas Tech will cut the ribbon on "Texas Rising," a new sculpture collection near the West Village Residence Hall, Friday.

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Related Topix: West, TX

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

New Courtyard by Marriott opens its doors

The new Courtyard by Marriott opened Thursday. It is located north of Marsha Sharp Freeway, near Texas Tech's campus.

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Related Topix: Midland, TX

ESPN

Summer work results in seasoned signees

At some point this weekend, Dravon Henry will trot onto the field against SEC power Alabama.

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Related Topix: Kansas, OK

KCBD-TV Lubbock

'Texas Rising' art project features interactive sculpture

As students continue their first week of class, a unique art project is taking shape on the Texas Tech campus.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Ruling the roost - city chickens are legal in some areas, often fun

She's like any other hen in many respects, but her place of residence isn't normal.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, Agriculture, Science

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

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

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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