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  1. Mayor Dunlap concludes term as SPAG presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Plainview Mayor Wendell Dunlap's two-year term as the president of the South Plains Association of Governments is up.

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  2. Wine grapes become alternative crop in dry conditions Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Cotton is king on the South Plains, but the Texas wine industry is becoming a more desirable alternative as the business continues to grow and succeed in harsh climate conditions. “I think producers looking for alternatives to use the limited, declining water in ways that generate the most revenue is what's driving a lot of this,” said Darren Hudson, director for international center for agricultural competitiveness at Texas Tech.

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  3. From the A-J's pages: Shallowater grandmother leaves for OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    It was billed as the most important speech of Bill Clinton's presidency. It was also, for a few minutes, the wrong speech.

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  4. Wet roads could cause traffic disturbances throughout dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Early on Friday morning a crash was reported near the intersection of 34th Street and Interstate 27 after the driver hit a pole. The driver was hospitalized with moderate injuries, but authorities on the scene were able to report the driver did hydroplane while trying to turn onto 34th Street.

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  5. Volunteers needed as Crosbyton cleans up summer storm damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Severe storms struck Crosby County several months ago, leaving destruction in their wake. Now the non-profit South Plains Regional Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster is mobilizing to help those who are still trying to recover.

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  6. What's going on in the South Plains religious communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    St. James Catholic Church will host a fall fest from 10 a.m. to 10 pm., Saturday at Seminole City Park. Activities for the fest include food, game booths, a raffle, as well as 30 minutes prizes beginning at 10:30 a.m., according to a Diocese of Lubbock newsletter.

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  7. South Plains to see storms throughout Friday, expect floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    A strong cold front will track across the area impacting Lubbock around daybreak Friday. The front brings a chance of showers and thunderstorms for your morning commute.

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  8. Midway underway: 101st Panhandle-South Plains Fair commences with Preview NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Panhandle-South Plains Fairgrounds were chock full of hope, nostalgia and the marvelous aroma of a hundred bad-for-you things late Thursday afternoon as the fair opened. Thursday was Preview Night for the 101st fair, which continues Friday through Sept.

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  9. Panhandle South Plains Fair kicks off with Buck A Ride night ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The Panhandle South Plains Fair kicks off with Buck A Ride Preview Night on Thursday, Sept. 20 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. The Panhandle-South Plains Fairgrounds are located at 105 East Broadway in Lubbock, Texas.

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  10. From the A-J's pages: French underground forces causing 'grave delays' to Nazi troop movementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Israeli warplanes blasted pro-Iranian guerrilla bases in south Lebanon on Monday, in Israel's first air raid on Lebanon since it signed a peace agreement with the Palestine Liberation Organization last week. Hail-laced thunderstorms dropped from a trace to almost an inch of rain on the South Plains Friday as a major storm system whistled out of the Rockies, trailing bitterly cold rains and heavy snow.

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  11. Rain is in the forecast, it must be South Plains Fair seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    "It usually does, every time the fair is here it seems to rain. We could have the driest season ever, but lo and behold, when the fair is here it'll rain," Edward Salas said as he set up his booth selling funnel cakes Wednesday.

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  12. 101st Panhandle-South Plains Fair debuts with preview nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Hoping to recover from last year, when the Panhandle-South Plains Fair's centennial was almost washed away by five days of heavy rains, the 101st annual South Plains Fair will take place Fridaythrough Sept. 29 at the fairgrounds, with entrances from Broadway and from Avenue A north of Broadway.

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  13. Storm damage clean-up planned for CrosbytonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Community members, church congregations, and a South Plains disaster relief organization already are planning to work together at the event organized by the non-profit, non-denominational service organization South Plains Regional Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster, better known as VOAD, according to a news release from the organization. “Crosbyton was hit hard by recent storms, and until now has flown under the radar in terms of disaster clean-up efforts,” Richard Alires, chairman of South Plains Regional VOAD, said in the news release.

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  14. Volunteer organization to host clean up day in CrosbytonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Members of the South Plains Regional Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster will come together on Saturday to host a clean up day in Crosbyton. The city, which has a population of more than 1,600 people, was hit by a hail storm earlier this year that left some places in bad shape.

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  15. From the A-J's pages: Cotton harvest season comes early on South PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A dozen environmental groups proposed Friday to resume limited logging of Northwest timber that has been off limits under a court order protecting the northern spotted owl. SAIGON - Braving mortar and machine-gun fire, U.S. infantrymen and tanks pushed to the southern edge of the demilitarized zone to blunt a threatened enemy offensive across the once-neutral buffer zone, a military spokesman said today.

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  16. Texas Tech fans whiteout the stadium to celebrate cottonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Southwest Farm Press

    Football fans encouraged to look at their clothing labels before they purchase and wear 100 percent cotton to the game. Cotton and football.

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  17. Very few in Lubbock have gone solar - for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Sure, it takes more of an effort than just calling the utility provider to have electricity turned on. And up front it seems more expensive, but one seller in Lubbock says that's just one of the misconceptions they're trying to reverse, and Lubbock area utilities including South Plains Electric Cooperative and Lubbock Power & Light say their customers can benefit from the investment.

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  18. Fans asked to wear white for Celebrate Cotton gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Saturday will be the 7th game played to Celebrate Cotton on the South Plains, celebrating two of Lubbock's favorite things: cotton and football. "It's a recognition of the great partnership of TTU, but certainly Tech athletics and agriculture, cotton in specific," Steve Verett with Plains Cotton Growers said.

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  19. Panhandle/South Plains Edward Jones staff join walk for Alzheimer's cureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Amarillo.com

    The enigma of Alzheimer's disease has attracted the support of Panhandle/South Plains Edward Jones staff members, including those in the Lubbock and Amarillo area who helped participate in a coast-to-coast walk to bring awareness to the need for a cure. Over 60 Panhandle/South Plains residents, employees of Edward Jones, took part in the event, according to an Edward Jones news release.

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  20. TTU researchers' early results show low level arsenic exposure could still cause kidney diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    For two years, YuWei Chang worked in the Department of Environmental Toxicology at Texas Tech with Associate Professor Dr. Kamaleshwar P. Singh to study how arsenic affects the kidneys. It is already known that long-term exposure to high levels of arsenic can lead to kidney failure, but Chang and Singh wanted to know how levels of arsenic, like the amount found in our water, could affect our kidneys.

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