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12 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Protesting chemical stockpiles

A trailer with six tanks holding hydrogen chloride parked at the Bayer CropScience facility in Lubbock following a leak that forced the evacuation of about 200 families in 2013.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Our View: Health risks from synthetic pot justify aggressive enforcement

The local smoke shops recently raided by the Lubbock County Criminal District Attorney's office for selling synthetic pot were warned.

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

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lubbock County grand jury indicts man posing as model agency inspector for sexual assault of a child

A Lubbock County grand jury indicted a 23-year-old man on a charge of sexually assaulting a teenaged girl investigators say he contacted through Facebook while posing as a modeling agent.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lubbock man indicted for harassing ex-girlfriend with sex video

A Lubbock County grand jury indicted a 36-year-old Lubbock man Tuesday for posting a sex tape he made of an ex-girlfriend and posting it online without her consent because he was upset about their breakup.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Grow your own - Vegetable gardens flourish in moist soil

The recent showers that mean good news to the agriculture world show the same promise for small-scale home gardens.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Vegetables, South-Plains, TX, Home Gardening, Home

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Final Plea Bargain Made in Huge Cocaine Ring

The last of eight defendants in a big cocaine bust pleaded guilty last week in Lubbock.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, Borger, TX, Federal Prisons, Prison

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Quick Opinion

Lubbock County District Attorney Matt Powell has made it clear he'll arrest and prosecute those who sell synthetic pot.

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Lubbock judge recuses himself from Overstreet case

A Lubbock district judge recused himself from the case of a former animal services director, who was arrested earlier this year on several theft and driving while intoxicated charges.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

KCBD-TV Lubbock

TX-DOT cleans up roads after Fourth of July

After a festive night of popping off fireworks to celebrate the Fourth of July, piles of debris can be seen along Lubbock county roadways.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Texas launches campaign to curb infant sleeping deaths

In March, a Lubbock County father went to sleep with his 4-month-old resting between him and a pillow.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

Former Lubbock Animal Services Director facing felony theft charges

Kevin Overstreet, a former City of Lubbock Animal Services Director, is set to face trial in Lubbock County on multiple felony charges.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lubbock County grand jury indicts man for making fake vehicle registration tag

A Lubbock County grand jury indicted a 28-year-old Lubbock man Tuesday for making a fake Texas vehicle registration sticker out of an index card and blue tape.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Green grass gives fireworks stands the green light

But the summer showers are always just a little sweeter on the days leading up to Fourth of July weekend for one reason: fireworks.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, 4th of July, Weather, Fire

Tue Jul 01, 2014

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Shallowater firefighters handle NW Lubbock mobile home fire

An electrical short is blamed for a mobile home fire in northwest Lubbock County Tuesday evening.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Third person arrested for selling synthetic marijuana

A third person has been arrested for selling synthetic marijuana in Lubbock. Jail records show that 39-year-old Jason Armstrong was booked in and released from the Lubbock County Detention Center on Monday.

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State office not off the table for District 3's Klein

After a self-imposed two-term limit on the Lubbock City Council, Todd Klein's days as a public servant may not be over.

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Updated: No arrest in Battle assault as district attorney's office considers charges

Texas Tech police confirmed an investigation at Tech's Student Recreation Center after a reported fight between Nigel Bethel II and Lady Raider Amber Battle.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lubbock Republicans to honor Duncan

The Lubbock County Republican Party will be celebrating the service of state Sen. Robert Duncan in the Texas State Legislature at a banquet July 31 at the Bayer Museum of Agriculture, 1121 Canyon Lake Drive in Lubbock.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Independence Day may also be a safe day

One of the most celebrated of holidays gives many a three-day weekend this year for travel, picnics, fireworks, beverages and the opportunity to let wisdom prevail.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, 4th of July, Recipes, Lubbock, TX

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Renteria resigns from UMC board of managers following indictments

A member of the University Medical Center board of managers resigned Thursday amid a charge of felony witness tampering related to the Medina investigation.

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