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  1. Red Raider Outfitter offering Texas Tech Yeti rambler cupsRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 24 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    "We're extremely honored to launch the collegiate program for Yeti Coolers, Texas Tech and the collegiate licensing company," said Stephen Spiegelberg, Red Raider Outfitter managing director. "We have been an advocate for cross-licensing brands in the collegiate licensing business for many years.

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  2. Ride safety: Crews inspect and prepare rides ahead of opening nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 24 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Enrique Hernandez cleans a car on the Scrambler ride on the midway area of the Panhandle-South Plains Fairgrounds on Tuesday. Gonzalo Jimenez Lopez assembles the Thor the God of Thunder ride on the midway area of the Panhandle-South Plains Fairgrounds on Tuesday.

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  3. From the A-J's Pages: Hike of 70K barrels a day ordered in Texas oil productionRead the original story

    Friday Sep 23 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    State Attorney General Dan Morales has ruled that the city of Odessa is required by the state's Open Records Law to release certain information regarding drug testing of its employees. Gates swing open at 9 a.m. Monday for the 49th annual renewal of the Panhandle South Plains Fair - a space age exposition blending fantasy, reality and a capsule glimpse of an area's agricultural and industrial might into a fun-packed adventure offering something for young and old alike.

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  4. 5th annual Texas South Plains Honor Flight begins SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 23 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The fifth annual Texas South Plains Honor Flight is set to depart Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport for Washington, D.C., on Saturday and will return Monday evening. About 90 area veterans, many having served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam, are expected to participate in the annual trip aimed at honoring veterans by giving them an opportunity to see national war memorials and monuments.

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  5. Hunger Heroes: Mayor's luncheon honors couples' helping handsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 23 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The 25th annual Mayor's Hunger Hero Luncheon Friday at South Plains Food Bank honored volunteers who have served a cause of providing food for families who are considered food insecure. The annual event's committee chose Don and Nell Furgeson as recipients of this year's Hunger Hero Award, with Lubbock Mayor Dan Pope praising their commitment to helping those in need.

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  6. South Plains Fair kicks off with fun for the entire familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Early fairgoers attended the "Buck a Ride Nite" at the Panhandle-South Plains Fair on Thursday. Nataly Vasquez runs out of a rotating cylinder exiting the Arabian Daze ride.

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  7. Fair Safety: Law enforcement and event experts offer tips to help fairgoers stay safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    As fair employees and first responders gear up for the 99th Panhandle-South Plains Fair, law enforcement and event experts offer safety tips, including a reminder against open and concealed carry, before the midway event kickoff on Thursday evening. Winding up on Oct. 1, fairgoers will have more than a week to join in on the fun, but people are reminded to remain aware of their surroundings amid the festivities.

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  8. From the A-J's Pages: Expressway along Brownfield highway...Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 21 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Democratic presidential hopefuls looked past discouraging polls and opened their party's nomination contest Saturday with spirited attacks on President Bush and a few barbs at each other as well. An expressway across Lubbock in the general vicinity of the Brownfield Highway, 4th Street and Parkway Drive now appears to be the most logical answer to the city's traffic problems through 1985, a Chamber of Commerce committee was told Wednesday.

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  9. Mayor's Hunger Hero Luncheon will be FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Mayor's Hunger Hero Luncheon will be hosted by the South Plains Food Bank at 11:30 a.m. Friday at the South Plains Food Bank, 5605 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Nominees for outstanding volunteer efforts in the community will be recognized, and one will receive the Hunger Hero of the Year Award.

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  10. Our View: Panhandle-South Plains Fair takes steps to ensure ride safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The 99th annual Panhandle-South Plains Fair opens Friday with all the carnival rides, food, shows and exhibits that people on the South Plains have come to expect from this annual extravaganza. People from throughout the region have flocked to the fair in the thousands, and in many years the attendance has exceeded 100,000 patrons.

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  11. Crews setting up Panhandle-South Plains FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Rides were being assembled on the Panhandle-South Plains Fair Grounds Tuesday in preparation for a preview night from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Thursday, when rides are $1. Freddy Miller, owner of Miller's Spectacular Show, said the staff will try out the rides on Wednesday night to examine everything in the midway and make any adjustment necessary before the crowds begin arriving on Friday.

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  12. Chamber notes long ties to Tech at Schovanec receptionRead the original story

    Monday Sep 19 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    That was the point that Beth Bridges, chairwoman of the chamber board of directors, made last week at a welcome reception for Lawrence Schovanec, the university's new president. "In July, the Board of Regents and Chancellor Duncan announced that Dr. Schovanec would serve as the 17th president of Texas Tech, and the 17th president that the chamber has had the pleasure to work with in our efforts to strengthen and promote the business community," Bridges said Thursday night.

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  13. South Plains skunks out and about in 'fall shuffleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 19 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The South Plains has reached what Kia Riemath calls the fall shuffle - young skunks are growing big enough to leave their parents' side and start exploring. Another likely time to see them is in February - their mating season - said Dr. Robert Bradley, director and curator of mammals for the Texas Tech Museum's Natural Science Research Laboratory Riemath, Lubbock's assistant director of animal services, has not noticed huge differences in the number of skunk reports among Hub City neighborhoods.

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  14. From the A-J's Pages: Texas Senate candidates 'running scared'Read the original story

    Sunday Sep 18 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Selling by mainly speculators, commission houses and floor traders left cotton futures with slight losses Tuesday as market participants kept a wary eye on weather on the High Plains. Texas candidates for the Senate are running scared, as the politicians say, even this early, and they still face a long, possibly hot eight weeks of campaigning.

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  15. Curlee named director of new LifeWell senior living communityRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 17 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    LifeWell Senior Living recently announced Kim Curlee as the new executive director for its new senior living community in Lubbock called The Legacy at South Plains. Curlee has more than 14 years of management experience in the senior living industry.

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  16. Fiestas del Llano celebrates Mexican independence at Buddy Holly ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 17 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Sisters Daisy Zuniga, Violet Reyna and Azalia Reyna, from left, dressed for the Fiestas del Llano on Saturday in Buddy Holly Park. Ballet Folklorico Aztlan dancers, including from left, Azelia Reyes, Marina Hinojosa and Lilliana Reyna, dance during the Fiestas del Llano in Buddy Holly Park on Saturday.

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  17. Panhandle-South Plains Fair ready to playRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 17 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The preferences of children definitely have been taken to heart for this year's Panhandle-South Plains Fair, which will open its multifaceted attractions Friday and run through Oct. 1. The newly constructed Children's Barnyard is expected by fair officials to be the hit of the 99th fair's nine-day run. "I think it's going to be a great presentation, and everyone will really like it," said Herb Higgs, the fair's general manager.

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  18. Workforce Solutions South Plains to host job fairsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 16 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The South Plains Job Fair is planned from noon-3 p.m. Oct. 5 and the Veteran's Job Fair is planned from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, located at 1501 Mac Davis Lane. The job fairs typically feature around 85-90 employers, according to Danny Soliz, Workforce Solutions South Plains director of business services.

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  19. Storms trigger power outages, flash flooding on South PlainsRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 15 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A line of strong thunderstorms triggered severe thunderstorms warnings and caused power outages and flooding in Lubbock and other South Plains Counties. Xcel Energy reported more than 200 customers in Levelland and Hockley County were without power just before midnight Thursday, while South Plains Electric Cooperative reported about 150 customer outages just west of Lubbock.

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  20. Picklin' time: Timing crucial in Hale County cucumber harvestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 15 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Heinen, a crop production manager for Best Maid's Hale County operation, tries his best to harvest during that 24-hour window. With the cucumbers headed to become pickles, their ideal size is pretty specific.

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