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  1. Lubbock receives over 2 inches of rain, Lake Allen Henry receives close to 4 inchesRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lake Alan Henry, Floydada, Wolfforth and Tahoka all received over 3 inches of rain, according to the National Weather Service.

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  2. Storms trigger power outages, flood roadwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock Police Department officers directed traffic on 19th Street and Milwaukee for about an hour after 6 p.m. No other traffic light outages or road closures have been reported, according to LPD. Lubbock Power & Light reported upward of 160 outages, many centered around 50th Street and West Loop 289, but as the storm progressed many have been reported throughout the city.

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  3. 4th on the 5th fires off as Wolfforth's biggest event to dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The City of Wolfforth hosted its biggest event to date on Sunday - its "4th on the 5th" Independence Day celebration. According to Terri Robinette, director of marketing and business development in Wolfforth, booking issues caused the event to be pushed back a day last year, and it has since proven to be for the best.

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  4. 2 women remain jailed after police chase following Walmart shoplifting callRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Two women were arrested after a vehicle and foot chase stemming from a shoplifting call at a South Lubbock Wal-Mart. Lubbock police responding to a report of shoplifting about 2:20 a.m. at the Wal-Mart in the 4200 block of South Loop 289 arrived to find a security guard pointing to a person getting into a vehicle.

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  5. Children's advocacy group fundraiser set for SaturdayRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Officials with a Lubbock children's advocacy group will kick off a week-long fundraiser 10 a.m. Saturday at the 8010 Frankford Ave. United Supermarket. The money will be used to recruit and train volunteers for the Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children of the South Plains, according to a CASA news release.

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  6. Lubbock financial experts say Greek, Puerto Rican economic crisis' impact unknownRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    With Greeks strongly opposing the demands from its creditors for additional loans and Puerto Rican leaders trying to find their way out of their own economic crisis, local financial experts said it's too soon to know exactly what kind of impact there may be internationally or in the U.S. "This thing is so up in the air," said Greg Jones, Prosperity Bank executive director. "With voting no to the austerity, nobody knows what's going to happen - if they're going to stay in this Euro-economic system or not.

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  7. Severe thunderstorms bringing heavy rains, flash flood watch in effect through TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock and Lynn counties are under a severe thunderstorm warning until 6:45 p.m. as a line of heavy thunderstorms moves through the region. The storms are bringing heavy rains, wind gusts greater than 60 mph and penny size hail, according to the National Weather Service.

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  8. Traffic lights down at 19th, Milwaukee as power outages reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    As of 6 p.m., Lubbock Police Department officers are directing traffic on 19th Street and Milwaukee. No other traffic light outages or road closures have been reported, according to LPD.

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  9. Crews cleaning up after used fireworks clutter rural Lubbock County, South PlainsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    "These people are littering. They don't pick up, so we've got to dedicate a whole day to doing it," said Anselmo Ramos with the Texas Department of Transportation.

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  10. Lubbock man admits in court to leaving scene of traffic accidentRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A 32-year-old Lubbock man faces a possible jail or prison sentence after admitting to leaving the scene of an accident about two years ago. Travis White entered an open plea of guilty Monday in the 364th District Court to four felony counts of failure to stop and render aid.

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  11. Lubbock firefighters save dog in playa lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Firefighters heard a 13-year-old female dog stranded mid-afternoon near the corner of 137th Street and Memphis Avenue, according to reports. The canine was stuck on a small island in the playa lake.

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  12. Lubbock-Cooper names new principal at West Elementary SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Sasha Bennett, who previously served five years as the assistant principal at Willow Bend Elementary School in Frenship ISD, will be the new principal at West Elementary. Bennett, a Lubbock native and a graduate of Lubbock Christian University, has 18 years of experience in public education.

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  13. First marriage license issued to same-sex couple in Lubbock CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Connie Garcia and Crystal Stodghill became the first same-sex couple to receive a marriage license shortly after 8 a.m. The future Mrs. and Mrs. Garcia plan to get married on July 14. "It's very exciting when you find the one you want to spend the rest of your life with and get to be like everybody else," Stodghill said. Lubbock County announced last Thursday that it would start issuing licenses Monday following the U.S. Supreme Court's Decision in favor of same-sex marriage last month.

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  14. Flash flood watch for Lubbock area as 'unseasonably high' moisture expected to dump heavy rainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A flash flood watch is in effect for Lubbock County and much of the South Plains through 7 a.m. Tuesday as heavy rains are expected starting Monday. Heavy rainfall and possible flash flooding can be expected starting late Monday afternoon, with chances increasing overnight, according to the National Weather Service in Lubbock.

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  15. Tejas Brothers plan their Lubbock debut at CactusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Tejas Brothers, considered by many one of Texas' more entertaining recording acts, will make its Lubbock debut at 8 p.m. July 25 at the Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Ave.

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  16. Jay Boy, Zenobia plan Lubbock concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Jay Boy Adams and Zenobia will perform at 7:15 p.m. Aug. 8 at Melissa Grimes' home at 1707 33rd St. Texas musician Jay Boy Adams found a new career writing original songs after becoming friends with Tony Award nominee and keyboardist-vocalist Zenobia in New Mexico.

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  17. Midsummer celebration set for Free Summer Meals Program at Chatman ParkRead the original story

    Sunday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A midsummer celebration of the Free Summer Meals program for children and teens in Lubbock will be hosted by the South Plains Food Bank and Coronado Community Center at 11:30 a.m. Friday in Chatman Park, located at E. 29th Street and Juniper Avenue. Free food will be served to children who are 18 or younger, and activities will be available, according to Madeline McClure, a child hunger outreach specialist with the Texas Hunger Initiative.

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  18. Westbrook: Larry Driskill's career included the U-2 programRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The nation's military draft was still in effect in the Vietnam War era, and it inadvertently opened a flying career that included U-2 reconnaissance for Col. Larry Driskill.

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  19. Rain expected early this weekRead the original story

    Sunday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock and surrounding South Plains cities could see rain early this week as a storm and cold front move through the area. "Rain chances should go up late , into evening and persist really into Tuesday and maybe even some lingering chances Wednesday," said Gary Skwira, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Lubbock.

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  20. How busy was Lubbock Fire Rescue after July 4th fireworks?Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 5 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock Fire Rescue appeared to have stayed busy into the early morning hours and well after firework shows ended this Fourth of July. The department responded to 57 calls between 10 p.m. Saturday and 6 a.m. Sunday, according to officials.

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