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  1. I-27 extension in spotlight at Ports-to-Plains conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Mayors from four West Texas cities led a panel discussion at the Ports to Plains annual conference on expanding Interstate 27. Mayors from four West Texas cities led a panel discussion at the Ports to Plains annual conference on expanding Interstate 27. Mayors from four West Texas cities led a panel discussion at the Ports to Plains annual conference on expanding Interstate 27. Extending Interstate 27 all the way to the Texas-Mexico border was in the spotlight at the Ports-to-Plains Alliance's 20th Anniversary Reunion going on in Lubbock this week.

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  2. Foster Care Leadership Forum scheduled to discuss foster care shortage in West TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Lubbock Interagency Adoption Council will host a Foster Care Leadership Forum on Tuesday, Sept. 19, to share information about the current foster care shortage in West Texas.

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  3. West Texas A&M police investigate attempted sexual assault at residence hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The West Texas A&M University Police Department is investigating an alleged sexual assault attempt that was reported late Tuesday at a university residence hall. About 11 p.m. Tuesday, university police received a report of an attempted sexual assault that happened earlier in the evening at Founders Hall, according to a WT news release Wednesday morning.

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  4. Reese - 20 years later, rebirth from Air Force Base to technology centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock was poised for a potential disaster when Reese Air Force Base closed in 1997, but community leaders came together to seize an opportunity. What's there now at the former west Lubbock County base is a lot different than it had been two decades ago, but things are there, and that was the goal.

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  5. Reese - 20 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock took a big hit when the Reese Air Force Base closed in 1997, but elected officials and business leaders did their best to pick up the pieces. What's there now is a lot different, but things are there, and that was the goal.

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  6. Canyon ISD agrees to purchase of stadium from West Texas A&M for $500KRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Canyon Independent School District Board of Trustees voted unanimously Monday to finalize an agreement to buy Kimbrough Memorial Stadium from West Texas A&M University for $500,000. Texas A&M University System Regents have already blessed the deal, which includes about 52 acres of land that Kimbrough sits on near U.S. Highway 87. The sale closes in October, Canyon ISD Superintendent Darryl Flusche said.

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  7. From the A-J's Pages: N. Korean troops cross truce front, kill 3 AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The driver of a potato chip truck was beaten by two robbers who discovered the Vegas Chips he was hauling were potato chips, not gaming chips. SEOUL - North Korean troops Thursday ambushed a U.S. Army truck loaded with troops south of the Korean truce front, killing three American soldiers and wounding 17 other United Nations command personnel.

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  8. Pratt: Stories show us how to love our neighborRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" by Harbach and Kern, copywrited 1933, was introduced several years before my parents met and married. I doubt they were ever aware of it, but many of the songs of that era somehow seem to have become part of my memory.

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  9. Cowboy Symposium continues today at Civic CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The 29th annual National Cowboy Sympoium and Celebration will feature unique cowboyculture events, entertainment and demonstrations Sept. 9-10 at the Lubbock MemorialCivic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane.

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  10. Flag tribute to 9/11 aided by Miller studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Tony Whitehead, West Texas area chairman of Prosperity Bank, speaks to a gathering of students and well-wishers prior to the placing of a flag tribute in Kastman Park to the victims of 9/11. Fifth grade students at Miller Elementary School put in place a flag tribute at Kastman Park to commemorate 9/11 victims and first responders.

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  11. Sen. Cruz announces Mary Whistler as West Texas deputy regional directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has announced Mary Whistler will join to his U.S. Senate staff as West Texas deputy regional director based in Lubbock. Whistler joined Shea Woodard-Hall, Sen. Cruz's West Texas regional director who is based in Abilene, to deal with West Texans in over 70 counties, including Amarillo and Lubbock, according to a news release from Sen. Cruz's office.

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  12. Lubbock restaurateur, area banks receive top honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Phil Bradley , managing partner of 50th Street Caboose and Copper Caboose restaurants, was named restaurateur of the year by the Lubbock Restaurant Association . Bradley has worked in the restaurant industry more than 30 years and designed and oversaw construction for both Caboose restaurants.

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  13. Jay Leeson: West Texas Air Force heads into HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    When the first call came, Dustin Johnson was taken aback by the desperation on the other end of the line. An anguished Houston area code described the hell surrounding them.

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  14. Kerns: First week in September packed with shows, eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A bit of this and a bit of that with a reminder that the LSO's 26-member Sinfonietta Orchestra will headline a fall chamber concert at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at The Legacy, 1500 14th St. The program includes "Fratres for Strings and Percussion" by Arvo Part, "Serenade for Strings in E Minor" by Edward Elgar, and String Symphony No.

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  15. Anton schools to raise donations for Hurricane Harvey victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    David Rhoades, a social studies teacher in Anton, said a collection will be taken at the Anton v. Spur football game on Friday.

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  16. Howell: Storms, flooding rains drive cotton to three-week highRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Uncertainties about eventual U.S. crop losses to Hurricane Harvey and its related storms and flooding rains have continued to drive cotton futures to higher ground. Benchmark December gained 110 points for the week ended Thursday to close at 70.93 cents, a new high finish since Aug. 9 and up 207 points or 3 percent for the month, the first of the 2017-18 marketing year.

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  17. Lubbock Area United Way sets nearly $6.1 million campaign goalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    United Way Campaign Chairman Jon Stephens announced the annual campaign goal at a luncheon on Aug. 31, 2017. Keynote Speaker Matt Bumstead addressed a crowd of over 800 at the United Way Annual Campaign luncheon on Aug. 31, 2017.

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  18. From Lubbock with Love: Local businesses team up with food bank to aid south TexansRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock-area businesses are teaming up with the South Plains Food Bank to provide relief for victims of Hurricane Harvey, with the food bank's "From Lubbock with Love" campaign kicking off Wednesday morning. David Weaver, CEO of the food bank, said the local nonprofit agency was asked by Feeding Texas - a statewide network of food banks - to prepare food boxes for those affected by the storm.

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  19. LCU among eight programs to join Lone Star Conference in 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock Christian University will join the Lone Star Conference in 2019, one of eight schools leaving the Heartland Conference to do so. The Lone Star Conference made the announcement Wednesday.

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  20. Jay Leeson: The irony of white supremacy in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    It's said Mark Twain once quipped, "God created man in his own image and man, being a gentleman, returned the favor." The American white supremacist - whose ideals hinge on a racial interpretation of Christianity that dogmatizes the Son of God's whiteness - proves to be Twain's foremost gentleman.

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