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  1. Odessa College sweeps South Plains men and women's basketball teamsRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Lady Texans were outscored 25-9 in the fourth quarter as they fell 70-63 to Odessa College on Thursday. Odessa College went on a 14-3 run to begin the quarter and South Plains couldn't answer.

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  2. Frenship celebrates new soccer pitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Frenship boys and girls soccer teams, friends and dignitaries gather to dedicate the new soccer field at Friendship High School on January 7, 2016 in Wollforth, Texas The Frenship boys and girls soccer teams, friends and dignitaries gather to dedicate the new soccer field at Friendship High School on January 7, 2016 in Wollforth, Texas The Frenship cheerleaders and band perform for friends and dignitaries gathered to dedicate the new soccer field at Friendship High School on January 7, 2016 in Wollforth, Texas The Frenship girls soccer team score a goal during the inaugural soccer game played at the new soccer facility on January 7, 2016 in Wollforth, Texas The Frenship girls soccer team celebrate a goal during the inaugural soccer game played at the new soccer facility on January 7, 2016 in Wollforth, Texas The Frenship girls soccer team on the field during the inaugural soccer game ... (more)

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  3. United raises more than $25K in annual holiday food driveRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The United Family of stores announced the company's annual holiday food drive and its Lubbock customers raised $25,129 for the South Plains Food Bank. The Lubbock-area United Supermarkets, Market Street and Amigos locations sold 3,544 pre-packed bags valued at a total of $28,352, which consisted of a week's worth of meals.

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  4. Osher Institute planning membership partyRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Texas Tech will offer an enrollment dinner at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Mckenzie-Merket Alumni Center, located west of University Avenue on 17th Street. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is a member-based program for Lubbock and South Plains residents who are 50 or older.

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  5. Thornberry draws challenger for congressional seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Jeff Ansel, standing before a crowd gathered at The Galleries at Sunset Center on Plains Boulevard, said he would be running to represent Texas District 13, which encompasses most of the Texas Panhandle, parts of the northeastern South Plains, Texoma and northeastern parts of North Texas. The 43-year-old safety consultant, who proudly says he has no political experience, expressed concern with longtime politicians like Thornberry, who has held his seat for over 20 years.

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  6. Osher Institute planning membership partyRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Texas Tech will offer an enrollment dinner at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Mckenzie-Merket Alumni Center, located west of University Avenue on 17th Street. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is a member-based program for Lubbock and South Plains residents who are 50 or older.

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  7. LaRue: Try this Hearty Beef Stew to ward off the coldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    I suppose most food writers are going on about "juice January" or writing about smoothie recipes right now. I do like that idea, but I feel a slight obligation to make sure I am writing about comfort food that warms our tummies and our souls, this time of year - especially after the blizzard.

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  8. Cera, Martin lead SPC past Cisco CollegeRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Freshman guard Elizabeth Cera scored 16 points and freshman guard Jasmyne Martin had 12 points and six rebounds, leading South Plains College past Cisco College 68-63 Monday in a non-conference game. Cera, a Levelland graduate, added three rebounds and three assist, helping South Plains win for the fourth time in eight days.

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  9. Entomologist says South Plains' pesky insects likely survived winter stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Bugs can't survive cold weather, so Winter Storm Goliath - the third largest snow event in Lubbock's history - will reduce pest trouble in the next growing season, right? Porter, who works for Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, agrees with the conventional wisdom that insects don't like freezing temperatures. He's quick to point out, though, that bugs making homes below snowy ground are protected from them.

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  10. Not so bad: some South Plains residents say 1983 blizzard packed more punch than GoliathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The year was 1983, and that mid-January marked the last time the South Plains saw winter weather as severe as last week, National Weather Service meteorologists say. That storm 32 years ago broke records with 16.7 inches of snow.

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  11. Our View: Annual look at our core values gives basis for editorial positionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Continuing with a tradition of many years at this newspaper, we start the new year by restating some of the most important principles, values and priorities of our editorial board. We live in a great nation where people are free to have their own beliefs about all issues and subjects.

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  12. On the run: Cattle raisers seek bovine escapees after snow stormRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Bailey County rancher estimates about 30,000 to 40,000 cattle have left homes in the Panhandle-South Plains region since Winter Storm Goliath arrived. It's a problem that has cattle raisers across the region scrambling to search for missing bovine, bringing out a spirit of cooperation among cowboys.

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  13. Top 10 health, education: Tech pursues vet school, Mata twins separatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Conjoined twin girls from Lubbock being separated in a rare operation, Frenship Independent School District finding a new superintendent and Texas Tech announcing its intention to create a veterinary school in Amarillo were among top health and education stories in 2015 on the South Plains. The twins spent a majority of 2014 and 2015 at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston while plans were made for Knatalye's and Adeline's surgical separation from each other.

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  14. Dairy industry suffers after winter stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Winter Storm Goliath killed hundreds of dairy cows and hindered the milk production of many surviving ones, according to the Texas Association of Dairymen. "Like all agriculture, dairy producers always operate at the mercy of Mother Nature," said Darren Turley, executive director of the association, in a news release.

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  15. Cheap cotton, rainy spring: 2015's biggest news from rural South PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Littlefield Mayor Eric Turpen expresses optimism for economic recovery at a news conference in October announcing the purchase of a dairy-foods company. The facility will be located in the former home of the American Cotton Growers denim mill.

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  16. More snow expected before gradually warmer temperaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Another round of snowfall could be in store for the region Thursday, but warmer temperatures are expected for the weekend and into next week. Joe Merchant, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Lubbock, said the snowfall is expected to be minimal - no more than an inch - but it could hinder morning commutes even more.

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  17. LP&L, Xcel still working to restore power to area customers after snow stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock Power & Light crews were still restoring power to residents and businesses hit by what some officials are calling the largest winter storm on the South Plains in 32 years, with 6,138 LP&L customers experiencing power outages at some point during the blizzard. Four customers were still experiencing an interruption of service by Tuesday afternoon, but crews were on scene and expected to restore power within an hour.

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  18. LP&L releases statement on Winter Storm Goliath, efforts to restore powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock Power & Light crews are in the final stage of the power restoration efforts resulting from the largest winter storm to hit the South Plains in 32 years. Winter Storm Goliath, registered as the third largest winter storm in Lubbock history, caused extensive damage to the City of Lubbock's electrical infrastructure as high winds and near-record snowfall moved through the South Plains over a 36 hour period beginning late Saturday night.

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  19. Local organizations working to provide shelter for Lubbock homelessRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A homeless man clad in jeans, a light jacket and a light blanket was found dead in a homeless camp by a playa lake in East Lubbock Monday morning. On Monday, local organizations said they are stretching resources to capacity to ensure no other homeless people suffer the same consequences of the inclement weather.

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  20. Storm will stay through the morning; over 11 inches fell this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Wind and snow were still present in the early morning on the South Plains from Winter Storm Goliath as the last of the cycle passed. Ice will still be around for several days and roads may not improve until the middle of the week, said Joe Jurecka with the National Weather Service in Lubbock.

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