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  1. Lubbock braces for week of Arctic weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The National Weather Service forecast a sharp drop in temperatures along with chances for freezing rain, sleet and snow beginning Tuesday night and extending through Friday. "By morning, everyone will feel the much colder weather," said Jody James, warning coordination meteorologist for the weather service in Lubbock.

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  2. Lubbock braces for cold weather as temperatures dropRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    As temperatures across the South Plains drop below 20 degrees, preparations are underway to make sure the roads are safe. "Starting tonight and tomorrow morning we will be monitoring weather conditions and road conditions.

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  3. 1 injured after pickup truck flips over on icy Lubbock freeway access roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The crash happened about 7:30 a.m. on the West Loop 289, southbound access road between 19th Street and 34th Street, according to Lubbock police. One person from the Ford Ranger was taken by ambulance to a Lubbock hospital.

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  4. Fibermax Caprock Classic basketball tournament underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    This tournament has a storied history on the South Plains. It has expanded from 16 teams in its first year to 94 in 2014, making it one of the largest high school basketball tournaments in the country.

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  5. Attend vigil today to honor, remember homeless in LubbockRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    With cooler temperatures ahead, members of the Lubbock community will gather to honor the homeless who have died this past year and to remember those still struggling to find a place to sleep. The Community Health Center of Lubbock has partnered with Salvation Army, National Coalition for the Homeless, local churches and community organizations to host a candlelight vigil during National Homeless Persons' Memorial Day.

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  6. Lubbock area goose hunt outstanding, crane hunt lays an eggRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Take Canada goose and sandhill crane hunting on the South Plains. If your guides are on geese and said they will be there, chances are they will be.

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  7. Tuesday last night to visit Santa LandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    There's still time to visit Santa and Mrs. Claus before Christmas! Santa Land is open through Tuesday, Dec. 23 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. nightly. This year marked the 58th anniversary of Santa Land, and updated scenes and lighting have made this the biggest and best season yet.

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  8. Tent City still working to expand servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    No longer sleeping in alleys or on the streets, homeless residents spend the night in their desolate tents at Link Ministries' Tent City. With the only heat in the barn emanating from a cast-iron stove, residents sit on worn couches and bundle up in the warmest clothes and blankets they own.

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  9. Goodfellows: CASA volunteers give voice, stability to kids in needRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Ann Armstrong has been a CASA volunteer for the past two years, but said initially it wasn't something she wanted to do. "My husband knew about the organization when he worked in Dallas and CASA was their charity of choice," Armstrong said.

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  10. Alstr m Angels wins top prize in City Bank Community Rewards programRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbockites' votes were counted and local non-profits were awarded a total of $50,000 from City Bank's Community Rewards Program. The 10 winning nonprofit organizations are AlstrA m Angels, Larry Combest Community Health & Wellness Center, Lubbock Christian School, Saving Grace Pit Bull Rescue, Morris Safe House, StarCare Specialty Health System, South Plains SPCA, Wesley Foundation at Texas Tech, Lubbock-Cooper Education Foundation and the Humane Society of West Texas.

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  11. Two plead guilty in federal court to possession of child pornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Two South Plains men face up to 20 years in federal prison after entering guilty pleas Friday to separate counts of possession of child pornography. Michael Wayne Brown, 27, of Shallowater and Roberto Garcia, 54, of Lubbock stood before U.S. District Judge Sam R. Cummings and admitted to possessing images of child pornography in electronic devices, according to a U.S. attorney's office news release.

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  12. South Plains Food Bank Plans on Distributing 4,500 Christmas Food Boxes to Families in NeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | MyHighPlains.com

    This week, food-insecure families across the South Plains are heading to the South Plains Food Bank to receive designated Christmas food boxes to carry them through the holiday season. The Food Bank plans on distributing over 4,500 food boxes.

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  13. Sorghum meeting: Aphids, herbicide-resistant weeds among worriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    South Plains sorghum faces challenges from herbicide-resistant weeds and sugarcane aphid infestations, according to speakers at a meeting Wednesday. South Plains sorghum faces challenges from herbicide-resistant weeds and sugarcane aphid infestations, according to speakers at a meeting Wednesday.

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  14. Plainview gets power boost from new substationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Xcel Energy began operations at the new Kiser Substation in Plainview in early December. The Kiser Substation, located at the southwest corner of the intersection of FM 400 and 24th Street, is Xcel Energy's newest addition to its Plainview-area power delivery network.

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  15. Xcel Energy powers up Plainview's Kiser SubstationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The Kiser Substation, Xcel Energy's newest addition to its Plainview-area power delivery network, began operation earlier this month, providing a strong boost to electrical facilities powering the Plainview economy. Kiser is the product of a 2010 high-voltage transmission study that identified $106.7 million in improvements for several South Plains counties as part of Xcel Energy's Power for the Plains transmission enhancement initiative.

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  16. From the A-J's Pages: Vice President John Nance Garner accepts nomination for presidentRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock Independent School District officials accepted supplemental rollback petitions bearing 211 signatures Friday and conditionally agreed to include them in a final tally. South Plains cotton farmers approved marketing quotas on the 1965 crop by a top-heavy margin of 89.13 percent Tuesday in a surprisingly light total turnout of 7,805 voters across the 23-county area.

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  17. Lamesa lake gets 4,000 scaly new inhabitantsRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Ramon Tejeda hadn't caught any dinner-size trout after a couple hours of trying, but the Lamesa retiree knew the fish were there waiting. Like other Dawson County fishermen, Tejeda is spending much of his free time this winter in his hometown's Ninth Street Park Lake.

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  18. Olympian Mary Lou Retton to speak at FCA banquet in LubbockRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Olympic Gold Medalist Mary Lou Retton will be in Lubbock next month to speak at the Women's Council of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes annual fundraising banquet. Retton, who became the first American woman to win an Olympic gold medal in gymnastics in 1984, will be a guest speaker at the event.

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  19. Christmas parade lights up downtown LubbockRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Bella Riley rides a float with her father Chris Riley during the Miracles Christmas Parade on Saturday in Lubbock. Horses Bill and Bell get some attention from Jessi Herrera before the Miracles Christmas Parade on Saturday in Lubbock.

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  20. Lubbock's Miracles Christmas parade lights up 34th StreetRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    With her two children sitting beside her, Sally Guzman said her Christmas spirit was growing as she watched floats decorated with lights make their way down 34th Street. After moving to Lubbock from Abilene a few years ago, Guzman attended the 10th annual Miracles Christmas Parade for the first time Saturday evening.

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