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  1. Pope, West Texas mayors talk - strength in numbers' in new coalitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Looking at it from a bigger picture, Lubbock isn't all that different from Amarillo. They're smaller, but Midland and Odessa have similarities as well. 3 comments

  2. Pope signs onto mayors letter calling some Texas special session items harmfulRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock Mayor Dan Pope joined 17 other mayors in signing a letter sent to Gov. Greg Abbott, asking for a meeting to discuss the governor's agenda for the special session that started Tuesday. "We believe that several of the proposals announced as part of the call for the 85th Special Legislative Session will directly impede the ability of Texas cities to provide vital services that reflect the priorities of local residents," the letter reads.

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  3. Off-year doesn't stop campaign funds as Lubbock area politicians report financesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Next year's elections in West Texas are starting to shape up, but the latest round of financial disclosure forms showed little more than we already knew in terms of who's running. The first day to file for a spot on the 2018 primary ballot is November 11 - still months away.

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  4. Hearing aid introduces remote programming to hearing industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The ReSound GN LiNX3D hearing aid is one of the newest on the market and is remotely programmable. Photo by Ellysa Harris/A-J Media The ReSound GN LiNX3D hearing aid is one of the newest on the market and is remotely programmable.

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  5. Yoga in the Plaza begins this SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Free yoga will be taught every Saturday until the end of August from 9-10 a.m. in the Buddy and Maria Elena Holly Plaza located at 1824 Crickets Ave. "This hour-long class will synchronize movement with breath and awaken strength, energy and flexibility through these open-level classes out under the West Texas sky," a news release says. Each week a different instructor will feature a different yoga style.

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  6. Amarillo, Lubbock mayors form coalition to increase Panhandle, West Texas influenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Giving West Texas a louder voice at the state capital is a driving force behind a newly formed coalition of mayors. Amarillo Mayor Ginger Nelson and Lubbock's Dan Pope announced Thursday at Amarillo's City Hall they are creating a coalition of West Texas and Panhandle mayors to collaborate on projects and advocate for resources to benefit the area.

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  7. Caldwell, Reagor hope to provide do-over for canceled 4th on Broadway concert, fireworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Bart Reagor, half of the partnership Reagor-Dykes Auto Group, is willing to finance a second attempt for the 27th annual 4th on Broadway Fireworks Extravaganza at Mackenzie Park. Don Caldwell, 72, is music producer at 4th on Broadway and president of the Broadway Festivals board of directors.

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  8. Strong winds from quick storm produced damage at LevellandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The roof of this S.K. Rogers Oil building, located at the intersections of Highways 114 and 385, was blown away early Tuesday morning by a storm. Power lines were brought down along a portion of Highway 114 early Tuesday morning at Levelland.

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  9. Lubbock Lake Landmark: Archeology, Nature, & Family FunRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Lubbock Lake Landmark is a historic archeological site and natural history preserve in Lubbock, Texas. The Landmark includes 336 acres and over four miles of nature trails that are open to the public.

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  10. Fourth on Broadway parade attracts thousands, events continue through July 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Fourth on Broadway Independence Day festivities are continuing through the day in Mackenzie Park, leading up to a concert in the park and the Reagor Dykes Fireworks Extravaganza after dark. July 4, 10 a.m to 7 p.m.: Learning Tree Children's Academy Kids' Area, hosted by Texas Children's Association.

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  11. Volunteers enthusiastic about making 4th on Broadway glorious, fun successRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Don Caldwell works tirelessly as president of Broadway Festival's board of directors. He works hand-in-hand will all involved in 4th on Broadway.

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  12. Kerns: Citizens work together on the 4th of July for the benefit of communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Preceded by dancing in the streets for no less than 20 hours over three days, Lubbock's 27th annual 4th on Broadway will be celebrated Tuesday from crack-of-dawn registrations at 6:30 a.m. by runners to, some 16 hours later, the final images from a fireworks show slowly fading in the city's traditionally cool night sky. For more than a quarter century, the fourth of July in Lubbock has retained rank and status as the largest free festival in the state of Texas.

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  13. From the A-J's Pages: Bears in West Texas? - Of course there were'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    President Bush's special envoy said Tuesday that there probably is no living American POW involuntarily inside the former Soviet Union. County officials reported recently that they have almost completed the job of obtaining rights-of-way for an access road into South Plains Army Flying school located on Municipal airport and adjoining land.

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  14. West Texas lawmakers look to special session to save funding for rural schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Area lawmakers agree that one issue not on the governor's agenda needs to be addressed in next month's special session, and it has to do with funding for rural school districts. Much has been made over the lawmakers' failure to pass a bill overhauling the complicated school finance system this session, but they also coundn't agree to extend a school funding program called Additional State Aid for Tax Reduction, or ASATR, that is now set to expire in September.

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  15. Rip Griffin Memorial: Saying goodbye to - a really good man'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Rip Griffin walking through the stands at Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park at its opening in 2012. . Texas Tech Athletic Director Kirby Hocutt talks with Rip Griffin during a ribbon cutting ceremony for Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park in 2012.

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  16. Region 16 Education Service Center worker charged with possession with intent to promote child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A former Region 16 Education Service Center worker was arrested Thursday after a tip led to the discovery of child pornography on one of the organization's computers and a computer at the man's home. Neal Edmond Brown, 45, who was employed at Region 16 as Director of School Finance Operations prior to the arrest but whose employment has been terminated, was arrested on June 22 after the Amarillo Police Department received a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children on June 13. A Region 16 representative said it is not believed that any other employees at the office were involved with Brown in the incident.

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  17. Pitching prevalent for Team 1 in GWTBCA 2A-3A All-Star GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    In general, all-star games are usually about the scoring, whether it's football, baseball, hockey or basketball. More often than not, the scoreboard is well-illuminated.

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  18. Neon Signs of Lubbock's Past Bring Downtown into the FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    In the windows of the old Hemphill-Wells building, located on the northwest corner of 13th Street and Avenue J, are neon signs of Lubbock businesses, most of them now long gone. The signs are part of a display arranged by Reagor-Dykes Auto Group, who along with McDougal Companies and PlainsCapital Bank, will remodel the former department store later this year.

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  19. Kerns: Caldwell's dream comes true in return of concert preceding 4th on Broadway fireworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    With medical issues dictating more rest, Don Caldwell decided to sell his beloved Cactus Theater. A later rejuvenated Caldwell felt he had unfinished business, although he had shared one particular dream with very few.

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  20. Cold front brings cooler weekend, storm chances to South PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The South Plains can look forward to cooler temperatures for the weekend as a cold front that came in Friday will settle in going into Saturday morning. Although the cold front didn't make much of a difference with the high reaching 99 degrees for Lubbock, Saturday will see a drastic drop in temperature.

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