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  1. Lubbock council to consider buying airport parking competitorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    At the first meeting of the new year, City Council members will consider a resolution to purchase an off-airport parking competitor, amend the qualifications for appointments to city boards and commissions, and consider rejecting a proposed Xcel Energy rate increase. During the meeting at 5:15 p.m. Thursday at City Hall, leaders also will consider several contracts for new water lines for the Buffalo Lake water line and Bailey County well field.

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  2. Displaced Littlefield denim mill workers start job searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Littlefield's American Cotton Growers denim mill closed Tuesday, laying off its workforce of about 340 people. The town's economic future is uncertain.

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  3. From the A-J's Pages: Three Lubbock and South Plains units caught by the Pentagon axeRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    It's recess, and every student in the Allamore School District is out on the playground, letting off steam after a morning of math, history and English. Three Lubbock and South Plains units Thursday were caught by the Pentagon axe, which whacked 155 more organizations from the reserve recovery forces in 44 states and the District of Columbia, a move believed to be the forerunner of the merger of the Air Force Reserve in the Air National Guard.

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  4. Furry, four-legged South Plains residents prepare to strut stuffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    That doesn't mean they won't be busy, though, particularly if they have a younger generation to whom they're introducing the world of agriculture.

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  5. Littlefield hosting job fair, pep talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A significant portion of Littlefield's workforce is about to be jobless, but community leaders are taking steps to keep them from staying that way. Wednesday, WorkForce Solutions of the South Plains will host a job fair.

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  6. Lubbock leaders to consider rejecting Xcel hike, but that won't stop itRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock City leaders may reject a proposed Xcel Energy rate increase this week, but don't expect that to stop the hike from happening. The City Council will consider this week a resolution to reject the energy company's proposal that would increase its average retail customer about 8.2 percent per month.

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  7. Weather in pictures: Cool, dry weather expected this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock received about 11/2 inches of snow since Tuesday, when a storm system began moving through the South Plains. Although another front will be making its way through Lubbock in the next few days, no more precipitation is expected.

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  8. Cool, dry weather expected this weekRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock received about 11/2 inches of snow since Tuesday, when a storm system began moving through the South Plains. Although another front will be making its way through Lubbock in the next few days, no more precipitation is expected.

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  9. 3 big stories from the week in LubbockRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Several blasts of winter weather turned South Plains roads into slushy, icy messes. On Tuesday alone, Lubbock police reported more than 150 crashes before 7 p.m. Elias Gonzales, 36, was shot at his home in the 1500 block of 42nd Street.

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  10. Hats Off: Area ranchers developed a new cash cow with hunting leasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Antelope graze on the Muleshoe Ranch in Borden County on Dec. 3, 2014. The ranch and others across the state suffered through the state's driest year ever in 2011, forcing some to sell off many if not all of their animals or send their cattle to other states to graze.

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  11. Letter: Hug from a child volunteer said it allRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Saturdays before Christmas are always busy at the South Plains Food Bank. Cars flood our parking lot, volunteers load boxes of food into waiting cars, and it's usually cold, windy or both.

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  12. Closures, cancellations reported as winter weather warning issued for South PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A winter weather warning in effect for Lubbock and much of the South Plains through Saturday morning prompted early closures and cancellations. A potent winter storm system was moving into the region Friday, bringing a swath of freezing rain in the rolling plans turning into snow as it moves north into the South Plains, according to the National Weather Service in Lubbock.

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  13. Winter weather warning issued for Lubbock, South Plains as sleet, snow returnRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A potent winter storm system was moving into the region Friday, bringing a swath of freezing rain in the rolling plans turning into snow as it moves north into the South Plains, according to the National Weather Service in Lubbock. The system is expected to produce significant snowfall from the Southwestern Texas Panhandle through much of the South Plains.

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  14. Notable Lubbock residents rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    They may have been known for their talents and achievements but they will be remembered for their compassion and good deeds. Komarek was born in Iowa, but moved to Lubbock where he graduated from high school.

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  15. Icy roads blamed for dozens of crashes; officers preparing for New Year'sRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Icy roads have been blamed for dozens of crashes as winter weather continues to pummel the South Plains this week. Cpl. John Gonzalez, spokesman for the Lubbock division of the Texas Department of Public Safety, said officers responded to 20 crashes in Lubbock and surrounding counties by Wednesday afternoon, down from 65 on Tuesday.

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  16. Our View: Annual review of our core values sets the tone for what we believeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The first day of a new year is a good time for reflection about the year just ended and for planning and setting goals for the year stretching ahead like a blank canvas. New Year's Day also is a good time for us to remind our readers of some of the important things we believe.

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  17. Icy roads across South Plains cause more than 150 accidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Police said South Loop 289 and the Marsha Sharp Freeway had the most accidents throughout the day. No serious injuries had been reported, but police are reminding people to drive slowly and carefully in the icy conditions.

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  18. Caprock Classic: Cubs' superb shooting sparks routRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Before its blowout of St. Michael's Monday, Brownfield had contended with two vastly different lineups in its last two games: Midland High, with it's 6-foot-7, 6-foot-8 and 6-foot-10 forwards, and the speedy Kermit Yellowjackets. In Tuesday's Caprock Classic game against Shallowater at Lubbock Christian, the Cubs' opponent was a mix of the two with post length and elusive guards.

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  19. South Plains roads slick, causing accidents; Road crews treating lanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Multiple accidents have occurred this morning as a result of roads freezing over, Lubbock Police information officer Sarah Johnson said. So far, there have been no serious injuries but police are reminding people to drive slowly and carefully in these icy conditions, she said.

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  20. From the A-J's Pages: Cotton wrapping for cotten bales emerges in the South PlainsRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The year 1939 has seen continuation at an accelerated pace of the amazing progress Lubbock has made the past several years.

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