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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. James Braxton, Tom Braxton, late Watson to join Walk of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    James "J.T." Braxton performed on saxophone with jazz bands in New York and Philadelphia before becoming an orchestra instructor at several schools in Lubbock. He will be inducted in October on the West Texas Walk of Fame.

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  13. 4 Days until Football: Abernathy's future looks promising with DailyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Editor's note: The LoneStarVarsity.com staff is counting down the days until the high school football season kicks off on Aug. 31 as Monterey hosts Odessa High at Lowrey Field and action gets underway Fridays. The word: This guy might remind you of former Texas Tech and Virginia Tech quarterback Michael Brewer in present build and could achieve recruiting heights not seen at the position in small town West Texas since Colt McCoy.

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  14. West Texas Spikefest notebook: Bushland wins championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The returning Class 4A state champions went undefeated on Day 1 of the tournament Friday, which was hosted by Lubbock-Cooper and Frenship, and toppled Pampa, Abilene Cooper and Lubbock-Cooper to advance to the gold bracket championship. The Lady Falcons defeated El Paso High 25-17, 20-25, 25-21, for the tournament title Saturday at Frenship High School.

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  15. Caprock Chronicles: Well-worn Comanche Trail skirts Llano EstacadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    While riding south and returning with cattle, humans and loot, Comanches stayed east of the Llano Estacado's caprock escarpment where water was available and Comancheros often waited for them. This Great Comanche War Trail map was drawn by Curtis Peoples and based on an earlier map by Jose Cisneros.

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  16. Blood shortage anticipated due to HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A sign is displayed at JB's German Bakery & Cafe as Hurricane Harvey approaches the area on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, in Corpus Christi, Texas. United Blood Services asks area residents to help with blood donations and platelet needs, anticipating shortages due to accidents and injuries related to Hurricane Harvey, due for landfall on the Texas coast late Friday or early Saturday.

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  17. Lubbock eye specialists: Don't be blinded by the light, protect your eyes during solar eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    If you want to get a direct view of the solar eclipse on Monday, your sunglasses won't provide enough protection, no matter how strong they are. According to Lubbock eye experts and scientists, only certified ISO-compliant filters are safe to use to get a direct look at the action around the sun.

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  18. AP sources: Strategist Steve Bannon leaving White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    That's according to two people familiar with the decision who demanded anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss private conversations. Bannon was a key adviser to President Donald Trump's general election campaign and has been a forceful but contentious presence in a divided White House.

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  19. Ex-West Texas deputy gets 15 months for game rooms extortionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A former sheriff's deputy in West Texas must serve 15 months in prison for extorting money from illegal gambling operations and tipping the businesses off to investigations. Prosecutors say former Ector County Sheriff's Deputy David Oscar Limon was sentenced Thursday in Midland.

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  20. Second Baptist's Rev. Price named senior pastor for Fort Worth churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Second Baptist Church Rev. Ryon L. Price, senior pastor and Lubbock resident, has been named the 22nd senior past for Broadway Baptist Church in Fort Worth.

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