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  1. From the A-J's Pages: Landfill inspector Bill King figures he might...Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Landfill inspector Bill King figures he might as well don the dark cloak, brandish the scythe and assume the persona of the fabled Grim Reaper. Snow spread from the rugged Big Bend Country to the piney woods of East Texas Wednesday, spewing record depths at places along the Mexican border, closing scores of schools while bringing a carnival atmosphere to Del Rio.

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  2. Chemistry of cold: Snow, ice to stay through Monday after weather poses challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock area roads should shed their layers of snow and ice by Monday as conditions warm up ahead of another round of winter weather this week. The chemistry of cold hadn't been in Lubbock street crews' favor for much of the weekend as they tried to keep area roads free of ice and snow from last week's winter storm.

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  3. A-J Remembers: Republic of Texas was devoted to freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Enter into that fervor Gen. Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, who had trampled underfoot the freedom-based constitution of Mexico to advance his dictatorial reign, and the stage was set for one of the enduring military dramas of history.

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  4. Snow, ice to stay through Monday; roads still slick, 29 accidents already todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Snow and ice are expected to linger through at least Monday morning and the icy conditions are still creating driving hazards. A cloud cover anticipated to persist all day Sunday will keep sunlight from being able to melt the flurries, said Joe Merchant, a meteorologist with the Lubbock branch of the National Weather Service.

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  5. TxDOT sanding and plowing roads, reminds drivers to be cautious on icy roads with low visibilityRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Texas Department of Transportation is reminding drivers to be cautious today, as travel is difficult in Lubbock and the South Plains this morning, a release from their department said. The roadways are snow-covered and icy as snow is accumulating rapidly on area roadways, and wind is reducing visibility in the area, the statement said.

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  6. Texas Tech, LCU, South Plains, Lubbock ISD and other regional schools and businesses closed, others delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Texas Tech and Sacramento State have rescheduled the remaining three games of their series for this weekend at Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park. No game will be played on Friday.

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  7. More snow, sub-zero wind chills expected through late FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | 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 Snowfall will wind down around midday Thursday and hit a lull by the afternoon. More snow is expected Thursday night and Friday.

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

    Thursday Feb 26 | 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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  9. More than 60 accidents reported; 7-vehicle crash near I-27 and Marsha Sharp FreewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | 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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  10. Poor road conditions causing numerous accidents, blocked traffic in South PlainsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | 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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  11. South Plains Church to host Phoenix-based guest speakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | 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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  12. Military, forest service give new use for old trucksRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | 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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  13. Small college roundup: South Plains men top MidlandRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | 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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  14. Winter storm sets new records for snowfall, minimum high temperatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | 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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  15. Temperatures expected to remain below freezing MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | 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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  16. Meeting to explore crops other than cottonRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | 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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  17. Dogs test obedience skills at local competitionRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | 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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  18. Hot before cold: Lubbock sees 'critical fire weather' before winter blastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | 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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  19. Hot and cold: Lubbock sees 'critical fire weather' before winter blastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | 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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  20. Almost 600 compete in South Plains Regional Science FairRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | 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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