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  1. Flights, games, some classes canceled or delayed as winter storm moves throughRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Are you canceling an event due to weather? Please send us an email at lub.ajnews@lubbockonline.com so we can let people know Flights, games and some classes are being canceled or delayed as a winter storm continues to drop snow on the South Plains. An area playoff basketball game on Thursday night between Shallowater High School and Denver City High School has been canceled, but will be rescheduled, according to the district.

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  2. More than 60 accidents reported; 7-vehicle crash near I-27 and Marsha Sharp FreewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Are you canceling an event due to weather? Please send us an email at lub.ajnews@lubbockonline.com so we can let people know UPDATED 10:47 a.m.: More than 60 accidents were reported in Lubbock by mid-morning Thursday as snow continues to fall on the South Plains. That total did not include a seven-vehicle crash on Eastbound Marsha Sharp Freeway near Interstate 27 reported just after 10:30 a.m., according to Lubbock police.

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  3. Poor road conditions causing numerous accidents, blocked traffic in South PlainsRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Road conditions have been difficult to navigate in Lubbock and surrounding areas with poor visibility due to snowfall. The Lubbock Police Department has already counted six accidents this morning.

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  4. South Plains Church to host Phoenix-based guest speakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Barnett is founder of the Los Angeles Dream Center and pastor of Phoenix First Assembly, one of the fastest-growing churches in the nation.

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  5. Military, forest service give new use for old trucksRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The latest addition to the Matador and Motley County Volunteer Fire Department weighs five tons and is now ready to tackle blazes in the 1,000 or so square miles of the department's territory. Texas A&M Forest Service donated the truck through a Firefighter Property Program, which finds new uses for phased-out equipment from the federal defense department.

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  6. Small college roundup: South Plains men top MidlandRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Sophomore forward Emmanuel Omogbo had 17 points and 14 rebounds, helping No. 25 South Plains College beat Midland College 98-67 Tuesday night at the Texan Dome and hang on to at least share of the lead in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference men's basketball race.

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  7. Winter storm sets new records for snowfall, minimum high temperatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A motorist drives on icy roads on Monday in Lubbock. A winter storm made for hazardous driving conditions and delays.

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  8. Temperatures expected to remain below freezing MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    With Monday's temperature expected to only reach 26 degrees, local meteorologists say Lubbock likely will break its record for the coldest high on record for Feb. 23. The current record for that day is 34 degrees, said Jason Jordan, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Lubbock. "We unfortunately won't see temperatures warm up much during the day on Monday," Jordan said.

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  9. Meeting to explore crops other than cottonRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Texas A&M AgriLife is hosting an "Other than Cotton" meeting from 9 a.m. to noon at the Forrest Park Community Building, 814 S. Houston St. Speakers include AgriLife agronomist Calvin Trostle and entomologist Pat Porter.

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  10. Dogs test obedience skills at local competitionRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Bonnie, a 71/2-year-old Vizsla dog, had her eyes fixated on her owner Phil Marshall and walked alongside him during an obedience competition this weekend in Lubbock. "This is only one aspect of what dogs can compete in," said Marshall of Lubbock.

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  11. Hot before cold: Lubbock sees 'critical fire weather' before winter blastRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The South Plains saw fire and unseasonably warm temperatures before the ice of an approaching winter storm expected to drop wind chill readings to the single digits this weekend. The National Weather Service in Lubbock issued a hazardous weather outlook for much of the South Plains on Friday as warm temperatures, gusty westerly winds and dry conditions were expected to create elevated to critical fire conditions, according to an advisory released by Lubbock County emergency management.

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  12. Hot and cold: Lubbock sees 'critical fire weather' before winter blastRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The South Plains will see critical fire weather and unseasonably warm temperatures ahead of a winter storm expected to drop windchill readings to the single digits this weekend. The National Weather Service in Lubbock issued a hazardous weather outlook for much of the South Plains from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday as warm temperatures, gusty westerly winds and dry conditions were expected to create elevated to critical fire conditions.

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  13. Almost 600 compete in South Plains Regional Science FairRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Almost 600 entries in the 59th Annual South Plains Regional Science & Engineering Fair were put to the test Feb. 13-14 in the United Supermarkets Arena. First-, second- and third-place winners in grades six through 12 are eligible to go to the State Science Fair in San Antonio, while the two overall winners of the South Plains Regional Science a& Engineering Fair automatically will move on to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Pittsburgh, Penn.

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  14. From the A-J's Pages: Group to confer with VP Humphrey on cotton price cutsRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A weary Jim Mattox emerged from the private plane that had carried him from one campaign stop to another along the Texas coast. A 10-member farmer-businessmen group will confer with Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey in Washington, D.C., next Thursday on the economic impact of cotton price support cuts on the South Plains.

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  15. From the A-J's Pages: L.W. Roberts surprised friends by resigning as sheriff, tax collectorRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Mexican officials will ask thousands of college students on spring break to sign in as they move across international bridges during this year's spring break. Lamesa - A public meeting has been set for 7:30 p.m. March 2 in the junior high school auditorium here to air the possibility of seeding clouds in Dawson County in an attempt to loosen pre-planting moisture over dry croplands.

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  16. NMMI upsets No. 17 South Plains CollegeRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Shaquan Rhodes scored 20 points and New Mexico Military Institute upset No. 17 South Plains College 75-71 Monday, knocking the Texans out of first place in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference men's basketball race.

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  17. 1 person injured, 2 pets dead in travel trailer fire Sunday nightRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A woman was injured and two cats are dead after a fire that left several people without power on a sub-freezing night in a South Lubbock mobile home park. Lubbock Fire Rescue crews responded to a fully involved fire that included power lines and a travel trailer at the Applegate Mobile Home Estates in the 7500 block of Interstate 27, according to a statement from the department.

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  18. South Plains Dems to meet in Lubbock for 2016 strategy meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The meeting is set for 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Lubbock County Democratic Party headquarters at 2809 A 74th Street, according to a statement from Lubbock County Democratic party chairman Kenny Ketner. Democrats from 15 South Plains counties will discuss two main issues: 1. What should be the plan to win in 2016, and 2. What discussion points need to guide the next campaign cycle? The meeting is open to any interested Democrats, but especially those from the counties surrounding Lubbock County, according to Ketner's statement.

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  19. Temporary workers: Texas Tech benefits, staffing services struggle to meet employer needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Charlotte Rogers picked up her check at Lubbock Temporary Help Services Friday afternoon. She has worked as a temporary worker for about three years.

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  20. Letter: Ground cover could improve air qualityRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    I recently wrote to the Texas Air Quality Commission about an idea my husband and I have seen work in other areas of the country to prevent soil erosion in high wind storms. As we all know, living on the South Plains can be challenging during the frequent dust storms that hit our area.

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