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  1. Nativity scenes, music, art to celebrate Jesus' birthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The sixth annual Lubbock Community Nativity Exhibit will be open from 1-9 p.m. Thursday through Dec. 7. Admission is free. The sixth annual Lubbock Community Nativity Exhibit will be open from 1-9 p.m. Thursday through Dec. 7. Admission is free.

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  2. Philanthropic organization provides funds for countless othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    When Sheryl Cates began working for her first nonprofit organization 20 years ago, she was sure of one thing: she wanted to help others. "People who've worked in nonprofits, they realize they're not going to get rich," said Cates, president of the Lubbock Area Foundation.

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  3. Goodfellows began with home deliveriesRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    This year, the Avalanche-Journal hopes to dramatically expand that effort. Please read on to see how you can make a difference.

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  4. Resistant cotton varieties replace banned insecticide in nematode battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Plant pathologist Jason Woodward examines the root system of a root-knot nematode-infested cotton plant just north of Lubbock. The pests damaged the plant by creating tiny knots in the roots.

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  5. Ticket demand high for Ballet Lubbock's 'Nutcracker'Read the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    According to Nicholas Dragga, Ballet Lubbock's executive director, "The previous season's demand for tickets was extraordinary, with 98 percent of available tickets sold and two completely sold out evenings. "Support for ballet on the South Plains is overwhelming, and we are thrilled to share with more and more people an art form we find athletic, beautiful and imaginative."

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  6. From the A-J's Pages: Lubbock auto regulations require stopping for animalsRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    While most South Plains residents gathered Thursday to enjoy Thanksgiving surrounded by the warmth and comfort of friends and family, it was a different sort of holiday for others. Lubbock County Commissioner's Court Monday afternoon took what may be the first step toward withdrawal of the county from soil conservation activities.

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  7. 29 children find new homes during superhero-themed adoption day event in LubbockRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Ever since Michael Askew and his wife D'Metrice told 6-year-old Zynea and her 3-year-old sister Monett that they wanted them in their lives forever, the family anxiously awaited the day they could finalize their adoption. The two girls were among 29 children who celebrated their adoptions Friday during a superhero-themed adoption event at the Central Jury Pool in downtown Lubbock.

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  8. Our View: Make South Plains driving as safe as possible during winter weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    During a 12-hour period between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m Sunday, more than 100 accidents were reported in Lubbock alone. There were four fatalities in the region early Sunday afternoon.

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  9. Peffley: Why are some plants hardier to cold?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Water freezing to form ice seems like a straightforward occurrence, but the phenomenon of the phase change from a liquid to a solid state in a plant is anything but straightforward. It is well known that there are tender plants, those damaged by frost, and hardy plants that can withstand a frost and even a freeze.

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  10. Breedlove celebrating 20 years of hunger relief, to donate peanut paste to food bankRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Breedlove Foods Inc. plans to deliver 60 cases of food to the South Plains Food Bank at 10 a.m. Thursday to celebrate its 20 years of successful operation. The dehydrated food plant, which opened Oct. 24, 1994, was originally a part of the South Plains Food Bank, but separated into an independent, non-profit entity in 2008.

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  11. Multiple crashes reported on icy Lubbock area roads, officials urge cautionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    De-icing vehicles are out treating Lubbock area roadways as freezing drizzle coated roadways and prompted multiple crashes Sunday afternoon. By 1 p.m., at least 22 crashes were being worked by first responders in Lubbock city limits, including several around Loop 289, on Marsha Sharp Freeway and Interstate 27, according to Lubbock police Lubbock police are urging drivers to avoid the intersection of Marsha Sharp Freeway and Interstate 27 as several crashed have bogged down traffic.

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  12. Poverty, teen births, lack of education contribute to high child abuse rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Only 14 percent of Texas counties currently receive state funds for child abuse prevention programs, according to the Department of Family Protective Services. Local child abuse rates have consistently been about twice the state's average for the past 10 years, according to the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.

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  13. Philanthropy Day lunch honors Lubbock people, businesses who give backRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A speaker rose to the microphone and quoted Winston Churchill: "We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give." The Association of Fundraising Professionals Lubbock Area Chapter hosted its 19th annual Philanthropy Day luncheon Friday in the Overton Hotel and Conference Center.

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  14. Hats Off: Region mourns Brownfield police officer who lost his life in wreckRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The loss of Brownfield police officer Jeremy Shedd was a tragedy for all of the South Plains. Hundreds of family, friends and law enforcement officers attended his funeral last week in Lubbock.

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  15. LEDA's new strategic plan focuses on skilled labor and downtownRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Strengthening Lubbock's workforce and attracting major research and development projects with the Texas Tech University System are just a few of the Lubbock Economic Development Alliance's priority projects laid out in its new strategic plan. The strategic plan was presented by Tom Stellman, president of TIP Strategies, Inc., during the Lubbock Economic Forecast Luncheon on Thursday.

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  16. Blankets in the cold: As temperature drops, Lubbock's homeless struggle to stay warmRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Dave Freriks, a volunteer for the Salvation Army, helps provide socks and blankets for the local homeless population during the Salvation Army's first Survive the Night tour Tuesday. Melissa Moreno, a volunteer for the Salvation Army, makes hot chocolate and coffee for the local homeless population during the Salvation Army's first Survive the Night tour Wednesday.

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  17. Job fair for veterans set for ThursdayRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The veterans job fair, called Red, White and You, is part of a statewide initiative by the Texas Workforce Commission, Texas Veterans Commission and Texas Workforce Solutions. Danny Soliz, director of business development at Workforce Solutions South Plains, said the event is to support our military heroes and their spouses, and help them find employment and successfully transition into the civilian workforce.

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  18. Inelgible for postseason play, LCU enters youth movementRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    In their first foray into the Heartland Conference, the Chaparrals went 17-8 last season and tied for third in a 12-team league. They were the Heartland's most accurate 3-point and free-throw shooting and among the top three in scoring offense , scoring defense , field-goal percentage and rebound margin .

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  19. Dean, Sanders sign with Lady RaidersRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Texas Tech women's basketball and head coach Candi Whitaker announced on Wednesday that Japreece Dean and Zuriel Sanders signed national letters of intent on Wednesday that will bring them to the South Plains in the 2015 fall. "I am so happy to welcome Japreece and Zuri to the Lady Raider family," Whitaker said.

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  20. Lady Raiders sign two for 2015 classRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Texas Tech women's basketball and head coach Candi Whitaker announced on Wednesday that Japreece Dean and Zuriel Sanders signed national letters of intent on Wednesday that will bring them to the South Plains in the 2015 fall, according to a Texas Tech news release "I am so happy to welcome Japreece and Zuri to the Lady Raider family," Whitaker said in the release. "Both of these kids were big-time recruits and it's huge to get these types of players signed early.

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