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  1. Caprock Chronicles: Surveyors locate land for settlers coming to Lubbock CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    In 1876, the Texas Legislature in a single act created 54 counties in West Texas, carving them out of the huge Bexar Land District. Lubbock County, named for Civil War hero and former Texas Ranger Thomas Saltus Lubbock, was one of them.

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  2. Howell: Crop year high in export sales help boost cotton pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A marketing year high reported in U.S. weekly export sales helped propel a 2.1 percent advance in cotton futures last week. Spot March gained 150 points for the week ended Thursday to close at 74.19 cents.

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  3. More than 50,000 tickets sold for four Lubbock concerts at United Supermarkets ArenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    More than 50,000 tickets were sold Friday morning for an unprecedented four future concerts headlined by country music superstar Garth Brooks, taking place between March 31 and April 2 at United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock. Not one ticket remains available for any of these four shows, according to LeighAnn Pigue with Varnell Enterprises, which represents Brooks.

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  4. West Texas/Panhandle concert sales record set by Brooks shows in LubbockRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    It took concert officials all of an hour -- maybe that long -- for more than 50,000 tickets for four Garth Brooks concerts in Lubbock to be sold. According to Varnell Enterprises, not one ticket remains available.

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  5. Council postpones decision on noise ordinance, votes no on payday regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    City leaders got an earful of push-back on a proposal to amend Lubbock's noise ordinance, so they voted Thursday night to delay any action on it until the City Council's second meeting in February. To the dismay of many citizens left in what had been a packed City Council chambers room after the noise ordinance discussion wrapped up, the council voted down a proposal to regulate the city's short-term lenders.

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  6. Reagor Dykes acquires Snyder dealership, new vehicle linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Reagor Dykes Auto Group added three new vehicle lines Thursday through the company's acquisition of Big Country Autoland at 4004 Spur 84 in Snyder. "We're excited to be picking up some franchises that we don't have already with Cadillac, Buick and GMC.

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  7. Council to consider ordinance regulating Lubbock payday lendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock City Councilman Juan Chadis is hoping Lubbock joins the nearly 40 cities in Texas trying to regulate payday lenders. Chadis is introducing a standardized ordinance crafted by the Texas Municipal League to reduce what it calls the "abusive and predatory lending practices" of short-term lenders known as payday or auto title lenders at the council meeting Thursday.

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  8. Leeson: $450 D.C. mystery tipper from LubbockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    By now, you've probably seen stories on social media about an extraordinary tip given by a West Texas dentist to a Washington, D.C. waitress. Jason White, DDS, arrived at Donald Trump's inauguration with five other West Texans, all of them filled with mixed emotions - imbued with love for country on one hand, anxious about the possibilities of riots and violence on the other.

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  9. Larue: Welcome Year of Rooster with tasty chicken dishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    When suggestions come my way for a particular recipe or a type of cuisine, it's inspiring; plus I enjoy experimenting. Growing up in West Texas certainly gave me plenty of inspiration for many Tex-Mex recipes.

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  10. Lubbockite at inauguration: - It's a very communal atmosphere'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    It was a peaceful transfer of power, and the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States brought cheers to some and angst to others. "I wish all of my fellow West Texans could be here on this historic day," U.S. Rep. Jodey Arrington said in a statement after attending Friday's ceremony.

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  11. Pratt: Be concerned lest a climate of chaos developsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Shadows creep slowly across the field of tall grass glowing gold in the late afternoon sunshine. A hawk hunting prey hovers just above the dry grass, which is bending slightly south as a gentle northern breeze flows across it.

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  12. Flint-knapping event set for Jan 27-28Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Motley County Historical Commission has scheduled its annual West Texas Knapping, Artifact and Rock Sale Friday and Saturday, Jan. 27-28, in Roaring Springs. Robert Hall, event coordinator, said the educational session will deal with Clovis points and their relation with early Solutrean points that are considered to have come from France and Spain.

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  13. Civil rights lawsuit filed against police officer, city of LubbockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock resident Shaun Harris filed a civil rights violation lawsuit this month against the city of Lubbock and a Lubbock police officer who Harris says used excessive and unreasonable force during a traffic stop. The lawsuit, filed Jan. 12 in federal court, alleges Harris, who is the husband of Lubbock City Councilwoman Shelia Patterson Harris, was mistreated by Officer Glen Osborn during a traffic stop in January 2015.

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  14. West Texas crop groups, lawmakers support Trump's pick for Agriculture SecretaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The former Georgia governor, 70, will lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture in President Trump's new administration, pending Senate confirmation, officials announced Wednesday night. "We want to congratulate Governor Perdue, and we look forward to working with him as he leads the U.S. Department of Agriculture," Johnie Reed, president of Plains Cotton Growers, said in a statement to A-J Media.

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  15. Stepping in: South Plains Mall a walking haven for LubbockitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    In the past 30 years, Lucille Adams estimates she's walked about 40,000 miles inside the South Plains Mall. The 93-year-old Lubbockite has woken up almost every morning to start her day with a walk, joined by countless others who chose to get their daily exercise in the mall's winding corridors.

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  16. Lubbock schools, some government offices closed for MLK DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Students from Lubbock Independent School District, Frenship ISD and Lubbock-Cooper ISD will be out of school in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday. In Lubbock, there will be no cart or dumpster trash collection by the city of Lubbock on Monday, with cart and dumpster collection on both Monday and Tuesday being delayed by one day.

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  17. Council: Work to be done before vote on payday lendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The City Council's first public discussion on proposals to regulate payday lenders in Lubbock brought about as many questions as it did answers. Most of the conversation during the council's Thursday afternoon work session revolved around their agreement that some business practices of short-term lenders can be harmful, and there are people in Lubbock who are locked in debt because of it.

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  18. BurgerFi set to open Monday at KingsgateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A new burger restaurant that is mostly made up of recycled material is planned to open Monday at the Kingsgate North Shopping Center. BurgerFi will open its doors at 11 a.m. at Kingsgate at 4210 82nd St. The new 2,6000-square-foot restaurant has its walls made up of recycled wood, its chairs made of recycled Coke bottles and its front counter made of 100 percent recycled paper.

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  19. A-J Remembers: E.S. Criswell remembers life through the years in West TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    When he looks back across the years, E.S. Criswell can still see the small town of Anton, along with life in West Texas and the time when he was 10 and heard that Japan had bombed Pearl Harbor. Criswell had been aware that his family was becoming clearly concerned by 1939 about the rising tensions over Japan's aggression in the Far East, with the United States standing in opposition to it.

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  20. Mehl adjusting to football, soccer and life in LubbockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    But, when you look at the literal journey he's taken since Aug. 18, then you begin to understand why. Back when he was about eight years old, Mehl watched NFL football games on television and YouTube and became intrigued.

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