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  1. 18 arrested in area of Lamb County in relation to methamphetamineRead the original story

    Thursday May 5 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Local county officials arrested 18 individuals in the West Texas area recently for the offense of engaging in organized crime. Cases were in relation to the distribution and sale of methamphetamine in Lamb County and the surrounding area, according to a media advisory provided by the Lamb County District Attorney's Office.

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  2. 'I wish I could see this': West Texas A&M senior needs surgery to save eyesightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 5 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Zeb Rollins can only work on the computer for limited periods of time each day. His eyes are very sensitive to light, and he experiences constant watering in his left eye.

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  3. Tuesday sprinkles do little for Lubbock's 2016 rain deficitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 3 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Scattered thunderstorms across the South Plains didn't do much to offset the dry start Lubbock has seen in the first four months of 2016. And don't expect Mother Nature to change that anytime soon - at least not until Saturday, according to the National Weather Service in Lubbock.

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  4. New pastor returns 'full circle' to Westminster Presbyterian ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    It's also where his sister, Jennifer Powell McNutt, met a pal named Shannon Aycock. Elliott, a native Lubbockite, eventually befriended the rest of Aycock's family.

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  5. EMS debate: How do other West Texas cities handle ambulance service?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Most major cities in West Texas rely on one main ambulance service for emergencies, with some communities opting to contract with private companies while others rely on the public sector. A-J Media reached out to Amarillo, Wichita Falls, Abilene, San Angelo, Midland and El Paso to see how EMS operates within those cities.

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  6. Environmental group says industrial plants polluting West Texas airRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Millions of pounds of air pollutants were released in "illegally" high amounts last year in Texas, with several emissions at West Texas oil refineries, some on the South Plains, according to a newly released report from a Washington, D.C.-based environmental group. "We found a lot of examples of oil and gas producers and gas plants, mainly out in West Texas, that are releasing more air pollution from malfunctions and maintenance than they are from their routine operations," said Ilan Levin, lead author of the "Breakdowns in Air Quality" report, which was released Wednesday by the Environmental Integrity Project and Environment Texas.

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  7. FC Dallas West Texas, Frenship duo sign to LCURead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Frenship High School library filled with students as Jared Hallman and Adrian Silva were about to see time spent between the FC Dallas West Texas soccer club since they were 11-years-old and the Frenship soccer squad pay off. "Even as a little kid I always wanted to continue playing forever and ever," Hallman recalled.

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  8. Stephan Pyles: Pioneer in modern Southwestern cuisineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Chef Stephan Pyles has started more than a dozen resturants. He is currently the owner/chef at his namesake resturant in the Dallas Arts District.

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  9. Community Health Centers of Lubbock hosts grand opening, ribbon cuttingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Bertha Martinez, vice chair of the board, cuts the ribbon for the new Community Health Center of Lubbock clinic on Tuesday. Liz Lopez, chief development officer of the Community Health Center of Lubbock, talks before the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new clinic on Tuesday.

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  10. Chevron CEO: Company to invest more in the Permian BasinRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Chevron Corp. plans to move from massive, billion-dollar oil and gas projects to the Permian Basin in West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The Hobbs News-Sun reports Chevron chairman and CEO John Watson recently announced Chevron pill put more of its budget into the Permian Basin while cutting costs elsewhere.

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  11. FC Dallas West Texas' 1998 class shaping up to be most prominent everRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    If it was a particularly high-profile game like Manchester United against Liverpool, it could jolt members of the FC Dallas West Texas soccer club into flooding the thread with messages, joking with one another about their respective favorite teams. This group of players - the club's class of 1998 that will graduate high school this year - has a high soccer IQ and has been together since the players were 11 years old.

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  12. 'Candidates Accountability Session' features questions on water, stormwater, payday loansRead the original story

    Monday Apr 25 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Reforms to Lubbock's water rate structure, stormwater fees and payday/title loans were topics of conversation when an advocacy group hosted Lubbock leaders and political candidates at a weekend forum at Our First Lady of Guadalupe Church. West Texas Organizing Strategy sponsored the event Sunday that brought together their organization, local citizens and candidates for Lubbock mayor and city council in the May 7 municipal election.

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  13. Reagor Dykes Auto Group to be featured on PBS showRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Reagor Dykes Auto Group will be featured in a PBS television program called "In America with James Earl Jones" Monday. The series profiles "thought leaders and industry professionals and their innovative concepts across a spectrum of industries," and will be broadcast on public television stations throughout the country.

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  14. Pratt: Spring brings us back in tune with renewed lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Sunday morning a light breeze blows wispy fog from north to south across my window view in the backyard. In the flowerbed a patch of iris swell with promise that soon will burst into bright yellow bloom.

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  15. Pleased with turnout, Lubbock Chamber officials hope to make Lubbock Uncorked annual eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Lubbock Uncorked wine festival drew in nearly 2,000 wine tasters earlier this month and Lubbock Chamber of Commerce officials said it was a successful event that may be established as an annual event. Eddie McBride, Lubbock Chamber of Commerce president and CEO, estimates about 1,800 people attended Lubbock Uncorked on April 15, which was held at the Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts, 511 Ave. K. "I know for a fact that it's in between 1,600 to 1,900 people," McBride said.

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  16. South Plains Water Expo returns to WolfforthRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The city of Wolfforth will host its third annual water expo, renamed the South Plains Water Expo, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Frenship High School. According to information provided by the city, the mission of the expo is to increase the awareness of water scarcity while educating the people of West Texas in the conservative and wise use of limited water supply.

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  17. AP Exclusive: Color index for US border security is rejectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Five years ago, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security dropped its color-coded terror threat index developed after the 9/11 attacks amid widespread confusion and ridicule. So what did it do when tasked by Secretary Jeh Johnson in 2014 with measuring security along the country's borders? The Institute for Defense Analyses, a consulting firm, was hired by DHS to review the idea and found the index simplistic and misleading, noting that colors were a "disaster" for communicating terror threats.

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  18. United to donate thousands of pounds of apples to South Plains Food BankRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The United Family of stores officials plan to present the South Plains Food Bank with 21,093 pounds of apples on Friday. The Take a Bite Out of Hunger donation is part of The United Family's yearlong celebration of the company's 100th anniversary.

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  19. From the A-J's pages: Barbecue chicken precedes West Texas-New Mexico Beauty CongressRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Senate on Tuesday voted 31-0 to adopt a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow voters to decide on propositions creating public debt without amending the Texas Constitution. The coordinating board for Texas colleges and universities will hold the most controversial and far reaching meeting of its brief history Monday in a session that will lay down the role and scope of each school.

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  20. Panhandle producers announce proposal to limit oil importsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Texas Panhandle oil producers and a leading oil economic strategist on Monday announced for the first time a proposition to limit oil imports as an answer to falling oil prices and increase production. "What happened at OPEC gives us today the only going strategy to deal with the oversupply ," said Daniel Fine, oil and gas economic strategist and associate director for the New Mexico Center for Energy Policy at New Mexico Tech.

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