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  1. Heavy downpour on South Plains creates 'fairly unique' floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Portions of the Marsha Sharp Freeway and other South Plains roads were under water as Lubbock and Hockley counties were under flood warnings Wednesday evening, according to the National Weather Service in Lubbock. "The areas that have been flooded, I've personally never seen flooded," said Capt.

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  2. Marsha Sharp Freeway under water; flood warning for Lubbock, Hockley counties until 9 p.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Portions of the Marsha Sharp Freeway and other South Plains roads are under water as Lubbock and Hockley counties are under flood warnings until 9 p.m. today, according to the National Weather Service n Lubbock. "The areas that have been flooded, I've personally never seen flooded," said Capt.

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  3. Fair eats: Balance fair food choices with healthy actionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Helen Brooks holds a tray of oxtails, collard greens, sweet potatoes and cornbread. Fair food can offer a feel-good treat and nutritional disaster at the same time.

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  4. 'Tummy tingles,' fear and mustard: Ride reviews at the Panhandle South Plains FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Face it - the Panhandle South Plains Fair, like all fairs, is messy. It's a maze of cheap stuffed animals, blinking lights and funnel cakes, shrouded in a sticky cloud of fry-cooker grease and condiment residue.

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  5. Quick Opinion: Frullo deserves praiseRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    State Rep. John Frullo, R-Lubbock, deserves praise for his legislative work on preventing trafficking and sexual exploitation of children. The Texas Regional Office of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children recently recognized him with a prestigious award.

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  6. Porky contestants strut stuff in swine showRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Porky contestants paraded through the Panhandle-South Plains Fair livestock arena seeking the grand-champion title. Others hogs were honored as reserve champion and any breed champions.

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  7. Lubbock, South Plains roadways flooding as heavy rains continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    "We had a river running through our front yard. We thought about tubing," the Borden County Coyote football player said.

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  8. J&B Industrial Services chosen to compete for Texas Workforce Solutions Employer of the YearRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    J&B Industrial Services , a full service manufacturer of engineered foundry products with roots stretching back over 50 years in Lubbock, has been chosen as one of only five companies in the state as a finalist to compete for the Texas Workforce Solutions Employer of the Year Award . Each year, 28 Texas workforce boards each nominate up to two exceptional employer partners from their respective communities whose efforts and initiatives have had an extraordinary effect on the state of Texas, other employers, workers, and the communities in which the employer does business.

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  9. AimBank announces acquisition of two new branches in Pampa and ShamrockRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Aimbank announced the acquisition of the National Bank of Commerce Pampa and Shamrock branches from the First National Bank of Waupaca, Wisconsin, last week. These two branches will complement AimBank's existing footprint in the Panhandle, a news release stated.

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  10. Safety mechanism activated during ride malfunction at South Plains FairRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    As a ride at the Panhandle-South Plains Fair malfunctioned Friday night, a safety mechanism quickly lowered the ride's two occupants to safety, the show's owner said. "The slingshot ride is a reverse bungee that launches you up into the air," said Freddy Miller, owner of Miller Spectacular Shows, which is hosting the fair.

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  11. Fair has impact on communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The rides, guilty-pleasure foods, entertainment or maybe just people-watching are a few of the reasons people attend the Panhandle-South Plains Fair. But whatever the reason, the thousands of people that go to the fair have a significant economic impact on the city of Lubbock.

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  12. Widespread heavy rains cause flooding in parts of South PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    About 3.5 inches of rain has fallen in the last 10 days in Lubbock, according to the National Weather Service. It's been raining for 10 consecutive days with at least .01 of an inch of rain recorded in Lubbock every day since Sept.

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  13. Fair charity: The affairs behind the foodRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Stephanie Cross wouldn't be able to wheel herself in and out of her house without the intervention of the Redbud Lions Club. When she lived at a house around 35th Street two years ago, the high porch posed problems in getting efficiently in and out in her wheelchair, she said.

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  14. Widespread heavy rains cause 'flash flood emergency' in parts of South PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Heavy rain is causing flooding on much of the South Plains, with several southern counties under a flash flood warning. Drivers are urged to avoid southern South Plains counties, including all of Borden and parts of western Scurry counties, according to the National Weather Service in Lubbock.

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  15. Lubbock MSA experiences largest unemployment rate change in TexasRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Lubbock Metropolitan Statistical Area experienced the state's largest unemployment rate change in the month of August, according to information released by Workforce Solutions South Plains. Lubbock MSA's not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell by 0.4 percentage points during the last month, bringing it down to a little more than 4 percent.

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  16. Diversity in city leadership still a concern 30 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    When Lubbock's first black City councilman, T.J. Patterson, saw protests turn violent last month in Ferguson, Missouri, he thought it could have been Lubbock. "Ferguson is an example - there is no leadership in the neighborhoods, in the community," Patterson said.

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  17. Market Street, South Plains Food Bank host 24-hour Wreck Hunger food drive, starting todayRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The South Plains Food Bank and Market Street will host a 24-hour "Wreck Hunger" food drive from 3 p.m. Friday to 3 p.m. Saturday.

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  18. White River lake manager resignsRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Fulton has managed the four-city water district the past three years. He's leaving, he said, to take a job with a community resource group closer to his hometown of Longview.

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  19. Tropical system brings some rain, cooler temps to South PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A tropical system that moved through the western U.S. wasn't expected to bring much rain to Lubbock Tuesday night, according to the National Weather Service in Lubbock. Jonathan Guseman, an NWS meteorologist, said remnants of the storm moved from the Gulf of California into Arizona and New Mexico, with a piece of the storm breaking off into West Texas.

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  20. Sen. Leticia Van de Putte to recognize Maggie Trejo and TJ Patterson as 'trailblazers'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, will be in Lubbock Wednesday to recognize former Councilwoman Maggie Trejo and former Councilman TJ Patterson as "trailblazers" for being the first Lubbock City Council representatives elected from Districts 1 and 2, respectively, following the implementation of single-member districts in Lubbock. Van de Putte will host a meet and greet at Patterson Library, 1836 Parkway Drive, from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

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