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  1. Victory Fitness Ranch aims to educate on how to live healthier, be more fitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    From left, co-owners Angie Holder, husband Josh Holder, and Felicia Gordon in the kitchen. The owners of Victory Fitness Ranch showed off their new fitness spa Thursday, Jan 7, 2015, in Wolfforth, Texas.

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  2. Coronado HS to offer new Advanced Placement coursesRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Coronado High School will be adding two new Advanced Placement courses to its offerings next fall, but students who succeed in those classes and at least four other AP classes will earn a special AP Capstone designation on their diplomas. Coronado will be the first school in West Texas to offer the new courses, and one of only 600 schools in the world.

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  3. Dromgoole: Fragile readers should beware of bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    "Black Holocaust: The Paris Horror and a Legacy of Texas Terror" by E. R. Bills documents cases of 40 black men and one Hispanic man being burned at the stake in Texas by vigilantes from 1861 to 1933 after being accused of murder, rape and other crimes. "Burning a living, breathing human being at the stake," Bills writes, "is never simply a matter of murder or lynching.

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  4. Surviving the Slump: In West Texas, residents are riding out the latest oil bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ADVANCE FOR THE WEEKEND OF JAN. 9 - This Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015 photo shows an oil rig in Big Lake, Texas.

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  5. West Texas Victims Coalition aims to empower victims through counseling,direction to resourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    With 22 homicides in Lubbock and Lubbock County this year, that means 22 people left behind families dealing with loss, as well as grief among families of the accused. "If they're needing other resources, we will direct them to wherever they need to go," she said.

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  6. Letter: Why wasn't snow being moved off roads?Read the original story

    Jan 8, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Yes, it was predicted. Everyone living in West Texas knew it was coming. Lubbock city officials said what they always say: "We are prepared."

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  7. Ukrainian students tour Coronado High, Lubbock areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Coronado High School Principal Jerry Adams talks to visiting Ukrainian students in a school hallway. The students toured Coronado High School and visited with students in their classrooms Thursday.

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  8. Back for more: LCU seniors see benefits after redshirtingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Last basketball season, then, must have been particularly odd for the Lubbock Christian University standouts, who sat in street clothes on the Rip Griffin Center sideline through game after game. "Yes, it was hard not to go in sometimes," Hoppel said, "but we just knew what we were doing it for.

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  9. Q and A with Frenship grad, 'American Idol' contestant Kelsie WattsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Watts : My brother, Jordan , and my sister, Macy Watts, 19, a freshman at West Texas A&M. Watts: I attended Texas Tech for a year and a half, majoring in vocal performance.

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  10. Red Raiders fill two football positions by promoting Emmett Jones, hiring Joe RobinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Texas Tech football coach Kliff Kingsbury filled two of the several vacancies on his staff Monday, making one promotion from in house and hiring a West Texas native from South Carolina. Tech announced the promotion of Emmett Jones to offensive assistant coach and hired Joe Robinson as special teams coordinator.

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  11. Women still underrepresented in legislative racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Such modest milestones reflect a daunting political reality in Texas. While women make up more than half the state, they remain underrepresented in the halls of power. 2 comments

  12. Lubbock Christian High School head softball coach Rick Furr diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The cause of Furr's death is not immediately known. LCHS Athletic Director Pete Stone said Sunday afternoon that he was preparing to meet with the softball team.

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  13. Pratt: Finding God in the midst of evilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A bright sun shining across snowdrifts in West Texas brings a pleasant closure to a storm massive in its trek across the western part of the country, but also a farewell to 2015 that about 300 miles east of us drops severe tornadoes on the day after Christmas. "Just when you least suspect it - the God of surprises strikes again! God does that for the faithful.

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  14. Texas, New Mexico producers lose more than 30,000 dairy cowsRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Dairy producers in West Texas and eastern New Mexico are continuing to assess how many animals died in the winter storm last weekend, but the number will probably climb to more than 30,000, an official with a dairy group said Thursday. Texas Association of Dairymen executive director Darren Turley said an estimated 15,000 mature dairy cows died in the storm's primary impact area - from Lubbock west to Muleshoe and north to Friona, which is home to half of the state's top-10 milk-producing counties and produces 40 percent of the state's milk.

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  15. Military surplus vehicles among tools Wolfforth uses to dig out from GoliathRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Wolfforth City manager Darrell Newsom said Tuesday the city's military surplus vehicles were a big help in getting main roads open after the recent blizzard. "Those military surplus vehicles were about the only thing that we could run first thing ," he said.

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  16. Business profile: Jason Bigham in the business of small business developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    I am from: Lubbock, by way of San Diego. I moved here with my family in 2006. I was born in Lubbock, but I grew up in Ruidoso, New Mexico.

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  17. Letter: Washington leaders protected crop insuranceRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    I operate a small business in Lubbock. The success of my business depends on people coming in my front door.

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  18. Pratt: Remembering Christmas through song and wordRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Mixing musical and literary metaphors, "wouldn't it be loverly," if just once all is "merry and bright" a week before the family Christmas gathering, and if the "children are snuggled all safe in their beds while visions of sugarplums dance in their heads." American tradition sings about Santa Claus coming to town, or bells jingling as riders in a one-horse open sleigh skim across the snow.

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  19. Rangel: Maybe Democrats shouldn't give up in West TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Unless Hillary Clinton stumbles - as it happened eight years ago - she is the favorite to win the Democratic presidential nomination next year. If Clinton is on the Nov. 8 ballot, she could boost the Democratic voter turnout in Texas, like she and now-President Barack Obama did when they ran against each other in the 2008 primary.

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  20. TTUHSC, Grace Clinic Online, Amerigroup partner to expand access to rural health careRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Amanda Freeman listens to the instructor as the Marie Hall Institute for Rural and Community Health conducts test training in its telemedicine simulation lab Tuesday in Lubbock. Instructor Jimmy Ashley talks to his students as the Marie Hall Institute for Rural and Community Health conducts test training in its telemedicine simulation lab Tuesday in Lubbock.

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