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  1. Sixth annual La Raza on the Plaza brings 3,000 plus people to downtown LubbockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A crowd of 3,000-plus people packed the Lubbock County Courthouse Square in downtown Lubbock to listen to Tejano music for the sixth annual La Raza on the Plaza event starting Saturday afternoon. The music, dancing and festivities lasted late into the evening, helping kick off Independence Day weekend in the Hub City.

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  2. One dead after lightning starts house fire; two houses affectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | KXXV-TV Waco

    A seemingly calm night took a sharp turn Friday evening, into Saturday morning as storms ravaged most of the South Plains. Heavy lightning struck all around the area, and in a few cases hit trees, cars and houses.

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  3. Fire officials: Lightning may have sparked deadly Lubbock house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lightning may have triggered two fire crew responses, including a blaze that left one person dead and another injured, early Saturday in Lubbock. Both incidents were reported shortly after 1:30 a.m. as a severe thunderstorm moved over the city and witnesses at both fires indicated they heard or saw lightning ahead of the fires, according to Lubbock Fire Rescue.

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  4. South Plains College men add three recruits for next seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Steve Green's summer to-do list is a long one, the South Plains College men's basketball coach having to recruit and sign nearly a whole new team. The newest Texans are Chris Orlina, a 6-foot-6 swingman from Newport News, Virginia, Woodside; Christian Wilson, a 6-6 shooting guard from New York City and the Pomfret School in Pomfret, Connecticut; and Marcel Thompson, a 6-3 shooting guard transferring from Grambling.

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  5. From the A-J's Pages: Bears in West Texas? - Of course there were'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    President Bush's special envoy said Tuesday that there probably is no living American POW involuntarily inside the former Soviet Union. County officials reported recently that they have almost completed the job of obtaining rights-of-way for an access road into South Plains Army Flying school located on Municipal airport and adjoining land.

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  6. Temperatures could stay below triple digits, storm chances through July 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Temperatures look to stay in the mid-90s with a few chances for storms through the Fourth of July weekend for the South Plains area. " we should see our coolest day - that's still relative," said meteorologist Gary Skwira with the National Weather Service in Lubbock.

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  7. Rainfall totals for Lubbock, surrounding area after Sunday night stormsRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    It will be a much calmer night on the South Plains, with only some isolated showers/storms in the southeast early in the evening. Some showers may edge into the northwest region later Monday night, but they are not expected to be strong or last very long.

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  8. LFR on scene of fire at Village West ApartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The Supreme Court is taking on a new clash between gay rights and religion in a case about a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. The Supreme Court is taking on a new clash between gay rights and religion in a case about a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.

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  9. Lubbock airport shortchanged, but many South Plains communities see heavy rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The rain started about 1:25 a.m. in Lubbock, lasting for about three hours and was concentrated in the central and southwest parts of the city, where observers recorded about 2 to 2 and 1/4 inches of rain. Other communities in the region also saw more than an inch, including 1.24 in Abernathy, 1.2 in Brownfield and 1.45 at White River Lake.

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  10. Goodbye cool front, welcome back hot temperatures on South PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    It seems the cold front came and went, and temperatures will take a rapid warm up as it gets later into the week, reaching triple digits by Thursday. "We did have a cooler weekend," said meteorologist Jenn Daniel with the National Weather Service in Lubbock, "which was much nicer than our previous weekend."

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  11. Storms, cooler temps expected on South Plains through early weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    "At least through Monday, we'll certainly have a chance for rain," said Joe Jurecka, senior forecaster with the National Weather Service in Lubbock." As the week goes on, it'll become dryer and hotter."

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  12. From the A-J's Pages: Visitors thank Lubbock for kindness shown to artist daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Letter to editor: With this open letter, we would like to express our most sincere thanks to the citizens of your beautiful city for the most enjoyable welcome extended to our daughter Carmen Lomas Garza and to us during Carmen's exhibit at the Lubbock Fine Arts Center. Sunny skies and warm temperatures were predominant on the South Plains as sparse thunderstorms skipped across isolated areas, leaving as much as .50 of an inch of moisture in some areas.

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  13. Panhandle Small Land Sales Increase 3.82 PercentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | MyHighPlains.com

    Texas small land sales volume experienced strong gains in 2016, while the average price per acre declined slightly statewide, according to the Texas Small Land Sales Report released today by the Texas Association of Realtors. Amarillo falls in Region One, the Panhandle and South Plains.

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  14. Cold front brings cooler weekend, storm chances to South PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The South Plains can look forward to cooler temperatures for the weekend as a cold front that came in Friday will settle in going into Saturday morning. Although the cold front didn't make much of a difference with the high reaching 99 degrees for Lubbock, Saturday will see a drastic drop in temperature.

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  15. Fireworks season kicks off SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Local fireworks stands across the South Plains are gearing up for the first day of sales for this Fourth of July Holiday season. Local stands like Discount City Fireworks spent most of the day on Friday getting ready for the big day, and stand operator, Stefano Pangilinan, said the first day of sales always bring a lot of excitement.

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  16. Howell: Bears pounce on every bounce, send cotton prices reelingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Pouncing on every bounce, the bears sent cotton futures reeling to marketing week losses in 2017-crop contracts of 249 to 319 points. Most-active December lost 273 points for the week ended Thursday to settle at 66.74 cents, its 10th consecutive lower close.

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  17. Heat on the street: Busy Lubbock TxDOT crews work to keep coolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    With record-breaking heat kicking off the summer season - and another 100 degree-day expected Thursday - Texas Department of Transportation construction workers have to find ways to stay hydrated and cool while working. And with work all over Lubbock, including Marsha Sharp Freeway and Loop 289, they've got their work cut out this summer.

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  18. South Plains Food Bank receives anonymous donation of 50,000 lbs. of potatoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The South Plains Food Bank received an anonymous donation of 50,000 pounds of potatoes in affiliation with the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints and other community partners.

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  19. Hotter temps, chance of rain as Tropical Storm Cindy moves NWRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    As Tropical System Cindy moves northwest through the Gulf of Mexico, high pressure remains parked just to the west of West Texas. That means hot conditions for the western half of Texas and increasing rain chances for east and southeast Texas by Thursday and Friday.

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  20. High for Lubbock to reach 112, two degrees away from breaking all-time record Saturday afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    An excessive heat warning is in effect for the western South Plains until 8 p.m, according to the National Weather Service in Lubbock. He said the high temperature for Saturday is two degrees short of the all-time record. It hit 114 degrees on June 27, 1994.

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