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  1. 'Today' host Hoda Kotb offers advice, talks jobs, breast cancer during Lubbock visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    When Hoda Kotb told fellow NBC News journalist Jenna Bush Hagar about her plans this weekend, Hagar recalled her own visit to Lubbock. "If the greeting at the airport is any indication of how awesome Lubbock is, it's pretty amazing," Kotb said during a one-on-one interview with A-J Media.

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  2. The Long Ball: Part IIRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Editor's note: This is the second article in a series examining participation levels of West Texas high school sports and how the region's athletics offerings, particularly for women's sports, compare to the rest of the state. Part I, which was published Friday, can be found on Lonestarvarsity.com.

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  3. Gibson praises bills to outlaw synthetic drugs moving through Texas LegislatureRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The state Senate passed three bills this week that aim to restrict the sale, distribution and possession of synthetic drugs. One of the bills, SB 461, was filed and joint-authored by Sen. Charles Perry, R-Lubbock.

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  4. Texas Land and Cattle still closed as arson investigation continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    There have been no arrests so far in the suspected arson and burglary Tuesday morning at Texas Land & Cattle restaurant in South Lubbock. Management hoped Texas Land & Cattle could open Friday, but due to difficulty finding contractors to come out, they haven't been able to get necessary permits to fix the restaurant, said Richard Savoca, a general manager for the restaurant.

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  5. Target date for Holly Hall construction unchanged despite increased budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Despite an increased budget, and thus a boost in needed fundraising, construction of the proposed Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences at the corner of Mac Davis Lane and Avenue L remains on schedule, according to Tim Collins. Buddy Holly Hall initially was to include only a theater for entertainment performances, now listed with a capacity of 2,200.

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  6. Lubbock High girls soccer: Scratching goldRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Right after the bi-district trophy presentation in the middle of Chapman Field, the scramble of players finding parents and others trying to choreograph photographs ensued. Lady Westerners coach Brian Ducas could be found in the midst of the fracas, holding a trophy with one hand and wringing out a shirt soaked from the aftermath of an ice water bath with the other.

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  7. 'Today' host Hoda Kotb offers advice, talks jobs, breast cancer during Lubbock visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    When Hoda Kotb told fellow NBC News journalist Jenna Bush Hagar about her plans this weekend, Hagar recalled her own visit to Lubbock. "If the greeting at the airport is any indication of how awesome Lubbock is, it's pretty amazing," Kotb said during a one-on-one interview with the A-J.

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  8. Summer water conservation rules begin WednesdayRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The summer restrictions end in October and state that watering cannot be done from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and irrigation must be less than 1.5 inches of water per week. Aubrey Spear, director of water utilities, said the measures are put in place each your to make sure the city doesn't waste water due to the more intense evaporation rates.

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  9. Roller Dollz bring excitement of roller derby to new venueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    I admit it. I grew up watching televised roller derby games on Saturdays, and find it pretty cool that Lubbock has its own women's roller derby team called the West Texas Roller Dollz.

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  10. Quick Opinion: City Council looking into mold and asbestos removal at Citizens TowerRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Asbestos and mold problems were among the liabilities of Citizens Tower, which the city of Lubbock bought last year for $1.2 million. The City Council this week approved a consulting service contract regarding mold and asbestos removal.

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  11. Letter of the Day: A volunteer can improve a life foreverRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    April 12-18 is National Volunteer Week, which was set aside by presidential proclamation on April 20, 1974. Then-President Richard Nixon said, "I urge all Americans to observe this week by seeking out an area in their community in which they can give to a needy individual or worthy cause by devoting a few hours, or more, to volunteer service."

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  12. Child Abuse Awareness Month kicks off with breakfastRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Hosted by the South Plains Coalition for Child Abuse Prevention and Covenant Children's Hospital, the breakfast is the first of many events that will take place across Lubbock in the month of April to bring awareness to child abuse and neglect in our community.

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  13. From the A-J's Pages: Lubbock authorized funds to build three water slides on Buffalo Springs LakeRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Lubbock County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 board of directors voted 4-0 Tuesday to authorize more than $100,000 in funds to build three water slides on Buffalo Springs Lake.

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  14. Nikki Heath resigns as Lubbock High girls basketball coachRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock High girls basketball coach Nikki Heath, a member of Texas Tech's 1993 women's basketball national championship team, has resigned. Jennifer Roland, assistant director for personnel, business and high school sports, said Heath's resignation as a teacher and basketball coach will "be effective at the end of the school year."

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  15. Lubbock man receives federal sentence in prepubescent child pornography caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A 44 year-old Lubbock, Texas, resident, Eduardo Cantillo, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Sam R. Cummings to 121 months in federal prison, following his guilty plea in December 2014 to one count of possession of prepubescent child pornography, announced Acting U.S. Attorney John Parker of the Northern District of Texas. According to plea documents filed in the case, Cantillo used a computer at his residence to search the Internet for images and videos of child pornography.

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  16. Family plans 18th birthday party for Lubbock teen Ysasaga missing nearly 3 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    It's been nearly three years since Ysasaga disappeared and his family hopes a balloon release and cake party set for 5 p.m. Saturday at 5805 Interstate 27 will help keep his story in public awareness. "Saturday will be the hardest day of my life," Anna Maria Ysasaga-Cuevas, Mark's mother, wrote in a post on Facebook.

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  17. Weekend viewing: 'Home,' 4 other new movies open today in Lubbock theatersRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    An alien named Oh, on the run from his own people, lands on Earth and makes friends with the adventurous Tip, who is on a quest of her own. Rated PG for mild action and some rude humor - At Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Tinseltown 17, Movies 16 and Stars and Stripes Drive-In.

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  18. City sets three vaccination clinics for adults, children next weekRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The City of Lubbock Health Department will hold vaccination clinics for both adults and children at the Health Department, 806 18th St., the week of March 30 through April 3: Vaccines will be available for ages 2 months through adulthood. Adult vaccine prices vary.

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  19. First Bank and Trust releases statement on Villa Del Norte Apartment ownershipRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    First Bank and Trust released a statement to A-J Media about the Villa Del Norte Apartments property, where 51-year-old Herbert Fetherholf's body was found Thursday morning. The property was heavily damaged by wind in May of 2013.

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  20. Lubbock Power & Light gets positive reviews from bond rating agenciesRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Standard & Poor's Rating Services gave LP&L a "AA-" rating, Moody's Investor Services assigned an "A1" rating and Fitch Ratings assigned the municipal utility an "A+" rating. The ratings are based on the three agencies' opinions of LP&L's general credit worthiness, which, according to a news release, places the utility in a strong financial position as decisions are made on a long-term power source beyond the expiration of the current wholesale power contract in 2019.

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