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  1. Lubbock's Economic Index declines for second month in a rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock's economy continues its slight decline, with its economic index dipping to 144.5 in February compared to January's 144.7. The January and February decreases marks the end of 11 straight months of increases, according to Lubbock National Bank, which maintains the monthly index. Chip Gilmour, Lubbock National Bank senior vice president, said general spending was down for the month and is the key factor in the decline of the economic index.

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  2. Weather service: Expect calm Wednesday, more storms Thursday on South PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Dust blows in the wind across a dry field on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, near Roosevelt, Texas. Dust blows in the wind across a dirt road on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, near Roosevelt, Texas.

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  3. South Plains Obedience Training Club to host AKC Agility trialsRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The South Plains Obedience Training Club of Lubbock will host American Kennel Club All Breed Dog Agility Trials over the span of three days starting May 6 at the Texas Tech Equestrian Center located about one mile west of the intersection of 50th Street and Upland Avenue. The South Plains club, which was founded in 1970, promotes the sport of training dogs and responsible dog ownership through donations to canine causes, public education projects, pet therapy and year-round obedience training.

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  4. Wind advisory issued for South Plains through Tuesday night; rain coming ThursdayRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A wind advisory is in effect from 1 to 9 p.m. Tuesday for the South plains and the Rolling plains, according to the National Weather Service. NWS Meteorologist Jenn Daniel said people can expect winds to pick up from the southwest at 25 to 35 mph due to an upper level low pressure system, which is expected to cause severe weather in portions of North Texas up into Central Oklahoma.

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  5. South Plains Water Expo returns to WolfforthRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The city of Wolfforth will host its third annual water expo, renamed the South Plains Water Expo, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Frenship High School. According to information provided by the city, the mission of the expo is to increase the awareness of water scarcity while educating the people of West Texas in the conservative and wise use of limited water supply.

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  6. United to donate thousands of pounds of apples to South Plains Food BankRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The United Family of stores officials plan to present the South Plains Food Bank with 21,093 pounds of apples on Friday. The Take a Bite Out of Hunger donation is part of The United Family's yearlong celebration of the company's 100th anniversary.

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  7. Severe thunderstorms moving toward the South PlainsRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Hail to the size of half dollars could be coming in strong to severe thunderstorms that are possible Wednesday evening, according to the National Weather Service.

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  8. Scattered storms to continue through Thursday; dry weekend in forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Gary Bentley, grandfather of Lubbock High School tennis coach Jessica Bentley, waits for the McLeod Tennis Center courts to dry Tuesday. Rain forced Region I-5A tennis tournament officials to move to indoor courts to finish the tournament.

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  9. Linemen in the limelight: Utility workers honored for dedicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Through harsh weather conditions ranging from wind and ice to lightning and heat, 62-year-old David Elder said his job as a lineman and serviceman is to provide people with a critical service - electricity. This year, the U.S. Senate designated April 18 as National Lineman Appreciation Day to honor the men and women in this career field.

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  10. Community briefsRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Lubbock Women's Club will host its "Celebrating 70 Years of Friendship" Garage Sale, located at Marsha Sharp Freeway and 29th Drive, April 22-24. The garage sale will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 22 and 23 and from 1 to 3 p.m. April 24. Additionally, Sunday will be "Half-Price Day."

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  11. Tornado confirmed in Kent County; Storms pack punch in Eastern South PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Spur has received nickel-sized hail, and the NWS urges people to take cover in the storm as hail up to 2 inches is possible in the storm. A line of strong storms was packing a powerful punch in the eastern South Plains and Rolling Plains Saturday afternoon off the Caprock.

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  12. Severe storms possible Saturday in South Plains; rain washout not expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    But the severe threat with a heavy rain event that was thought likely a couple days ago no longer seems certain, said Justin Weaver, meteorologist in charge at the National Weather Service. Scattered thunderstorms are still possible Saturday and Sunday, he said, but the storms or showers shouldn't be widespread or last long.

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  13. United announces March Teachers on the Rise winnersRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The three winners are Jamie Reglin of Tahoka Elementary School , Briana Ortiz of Evans Middle School and Russell Hill of Coronado High School . The winners represent the seventh group of instructors to be honored for the 2015-16 school year.

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  14. Workforce Solutions South Plains honor local employers at annual awards banquetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Ruth Hughs, Texas Workforce Commission commissioner representing employers, was the featured speaker at the Workforce Solutions South Plains 15th annual Awards of Excellence Banquet Thursday. Representatives from Shearer's Snack received the Employer of the Year Award during the Workforce Solutions South Plains 15th annual Awards for Excellence Banquet Thursday.

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  15. Widespread rain, scattered thunderstorms to continue into Wednesday on South PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Wesley Highinbotham and Amanda Howard adjust their lines while finishing in the rain on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, at Dunbar Historical Lake in Lubbock, Texas. Theatre design students, from left, Jordan Shaw and Aaron Ellis walk home after class in Tuesday's light rain.

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  16. More storms expected this week as South Plains recovers from Sunday's hail damageRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Severe weather is expected Tuesday and toward the end of the work week as people assess damage from the hail storms that swept through the South Plains on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. NWS Meteorologist Jenn Daniel said the weather service received reports Monday of hail damage through much of the South Plains after a line of storms - some triggering severe thunderstorm warnings - dropped hail stones up to two and a half inches in diameter in Dickens, while other areas saw hail stones the size of golf balls.

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  17. Lubbock water source getting fishier: Walleye return to Lake MeredithRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Local anglers can once again catch walleye in Lake Meredith after the Texas Parks and Wildlife Inland Fisheries Panhandle District dumped more than 2.5 million walleye fry into the lake recently. Local anglers who remember times spent on Lake Meredith hooking fish after fish may soon find it possible to relive those happy days.

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  18. Severe thunderstorms bring large hail; watch in effect through Sunday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Scattered thunderstorms were bringing hail and areas of heavy rain Sunday across the South Plains as a severe thunderstorm watch was in effect until 10 p.m. Sunday night for Lubbock and much of the area, according to the National Weather Service. The storm at times has sparked severe thunderstorms, prompting the weather service to issue severe thunderstorm warnings in Lubbock, Lynn, Hale and other counties.

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  19. Rain falling in the South Plains Sunday; severe storms possibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The thunderstorms have a chance to be severe, according to the NWS. Hail up to two inches and diameter and gusts of 70 miles per hour are expected in the supercell storms.

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  20. Shelter for trafficked women slated to open this year in West TexasRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Although victims of sex trafficking often need long-term counseling to recover once they escape their trafficker, the South Plains doesn't have a long-term treatment center dedicated to rehabilitating their broken lives. OneVo!ceHome hopes to change that this year by opening a faith-based therapeutic, long-term shelter and care facility that will serve victims of human trafficking.

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