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  1. What's on the ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Venue Tax Special Election, Proposition A Authorizing Lubbock County to develop a new multipurpose arena with adjacent facilities and any related infrastructure in Lubbock County that is capable of hosting a variety of events, including, but not limited to concerts, family shows, sporting events, community and high school sporting events and ceremonies, rodeos and other agricultural and equestrian shows, and to impose a short term motor vehicle rental tax at a rate not to exceed five percent of the gross receipts from the rental of a motor vehicle in Lubbock County, and a tax on the occupancy of a room in a hotel within the County at a rate not to exceed two percent of the price paid for the room, for the purpose of financing the Venue Project.

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  2. HS Football RDP: Pirates defense stifles Rider offense in winRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    WOODROW - Brysan Robertson doesn't believe the Cooper Pirates have found some sort of secret formula to explain their sudden defensive dominance. “We had the schemes, it was just mental,” said Robertson, a senior defensive tackle.

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  3. From the A-J's pages: Lubbock woman to teach piano, voice in TahokaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The year was 1913. Woodrow Wilson was president. The world stood on the brink of war.

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  4. Williams column: Red Raiders upping expectations for 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Last time we saw Texas Tech, the Red Raiders were winning a tight, back-and-forth game with TCU in Fort Worth. Not only that, national college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit was calling the action and gushing with praise for Kliff Kingsbury, who has the Red Raiders at 4-2 and 2-1 in the Big 12 despite injuries forcing him to start three quarterbacks in the first six games.

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  5. Kerns: 'Hands on a Hardbody' endurance contest set to music at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The musical "Hands on a Hardbody," staged by the Texas Tech School of Theatre and Dance, is moving, inspiring and close to flawless. But one wonders if any season ticket holders, preferring more comfort, might pass on a good thing.

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  6. Lubbock Republicans head into election with sizeable financial advantage Updated Oct 19 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Campaign contributions are a simple, although not necessarily accurate, way for the public to gauge the enthusiasm and support for a candidate. And more money typically buys more exposure.

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  7. Lubbock area contractors taking applicants for Heat the Town initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Members of the South Plains Chapter of the Texas Air Conditioning Contractors Association will prepare 60 homes for the winter on Oct. 27. This is the 18th year of the Heat the Town initiative. Heating and air conditioning contractors and other businesses will donate time, money and materials to make free repairs for people in need.

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  8. RDAG customers still without resolution after Thursday bankruptcy court hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Reagor-Dykes Auto Group customers hoping to get answers about their in-limbo assets after Thursday's bankruptcy court hearing in Lubbock federal court will have to wait a few more days. Left in the lurch are customers like an Amarillo man who has two vehicles currently in his name, but none in his possession.

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  9. Homeless man pleads guilty to posing as Lubbock police officer Oct 18 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A 58-year-old homeless man accused of impersonating a police officer to obtain information about a license plate pleaded guilty on Thursday to a lesser charge. Eliseo Benites, who has been held at the Lubbock County Detention Center since his April 18 arrest, pleaded guilty on Thursday to a state jail felony count of attempted impersonation of a public servant in exchange for a six-month jail sentence.

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  10. Lubbock area elementary students get treated to Ag in the Bag Updated Oct 18 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Local elementary students learned about agriculture this week as part of Plains Cotton Growers' annual Ag in the Bag program. Ag in the Bag is an educational program designed for fourth grade-age students to help them learn more about how agriculture is used in different ways in their daily lives that they may not notice.  "It helps students understand the importance of agriculture in their every day lives," said Mary Jane Buerkle, the organization's director of communications and public affairs.

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  11. Volunteers needed for Lubbock's Trick or Treat Street at Safety CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Safety City's annual Trick or Treat Street event is set for 6 p.m. Oct. 27 at the facility inside Clapp Park on 46th Street and Avenue U. Children and parents are invited to tour the kid-sized streets, walking from one, child-sized building to the next collecting treats and goodies, according to a City of Lubbock news release.

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  12. Spirit brings Halloween to Covenant Children's in Lubbock Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Children of various ages got to celebrate Halloween a little early with a party filled with costumes, face painting, activities and goodies Wednesday morning at Covenant Children's. The Spirit of Children program is a way for Spirit Halloween stores to host Halloween parties with partner hospitals across the country, said Thomas Cline, store manager for Spirit Halloween Store.

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  13. Lubbock United Way over half way to nearly $6 million annual campaign goalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Doug Hensley, chairman of Lubbock Area United Way's 2018 campaign, announced Thursday at the Midway Report Luncheon that volunteers and contributors have pushed this year's donations to nearly $3.9 million - about 65.6 percent of the year's goal of $5,935,151. "Everything looks great going into the mid-campaign report," he told A-J Media.

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  14. Lubbock Pumpkin Trail's opening night canceled due to rain, event continues Friday-SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Wet weather prompted cancellation of the opening night of Lubbock's 10th annual Pumpkin Trail Thursday evening, but the event is set to continue Friday through Sunday, Lubbock Parks and Recreation announced Thursday afternoon.  There was a 100 percent chance for continued showers Thursday afternoon, falling to 70 percent overnight and 40 percent for the first part of Friday, according to the National Weather Service. Rain chances diminish Friday afternoon through the weekend.

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  15. Lubbock multiplexes make room for four new movies opening FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Forty years have passed since director John Carpenter delivered a frightening hit in 1978 called "Halloween." This new film, again starring Jamie Lee Curtis, is directed by David Gordon Green.

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  16. From the A-J's pages: Lubbock's Salvation Army gets new commanding officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Oklahoma must return a Death Row inmate to New York to serve a prison term before it can execute him, a judge ruled Monday, hours before the convict was to be put to death. TYLER - A district judge ruled Friday that a Baptist minister could retain his preaching post, although he was charged with being a "heathen and a Republican."

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  17. Rain's pains and gains: Fall precipitation boosts lakes but brings cotton harvest to 'complete halt'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Major area lakes have benefited from the widespread rainfall, which has been about 2 inches above month-to-date averages in Lubbock and Amarillo. One big benefit has been the continued increase in water levels at Lake Meredith and Lake Alan Henry - the two major surface-water supplies for the region.

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  18. RDAG back in federal court Thursday for tax, title, licensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Counsel for Reagor-Dykes Auto Group again appeared in federal bankruptcy court Wednesday in Lubbock to deal with creditors' claims for relief and auctioning procedures. General Motors initially opposed some of the bidding procedures for the sale of Reagor-Dykes dealerships.

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  19. Savvy Deals: This week's deals around Lubbock include free movie rental, candy Oct 17 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    In addition to highlighting grocery offers, this Wednesday's article also features other opportunities for greater value. With this article showing just a portion of what's available, you can get access to many more at the provided links in the online article and on our Facebook page .

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  20. New Lubbock Couty Medical Examiner aims to tackle unifinished reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock County's new chief medical examiner said in a Tuesday afternoon news conference he is developing a plan to address a backlog of more than 400 cases. Dr. Sam Andrews, who began his role as the county's chief medical examiner on Oct. 1, spoke to media gathered at the Lubbock County Medical Examiner's Office to address the 427 unfinished cases he discovered during an audit of the office when he was appointed.

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