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  1. Sales, deals kick-off in Lubbock stores for tax-free weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbockites can expect to save some cash on their back-to-school shopping needs with tax-free weekend kicking off Friday. The annual Texas sales tax holiday is held through Sunday.

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  2. Caprock Chronicles: Looking into Lubbock's deep pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    EDITOR'S NOTE: "Caprock Chronicles" is a weekly series of short articles and essays that examines the life, people, events and historical places of our region's past. Paul Carlson, professor emeritus of history at Texas Tech, writes or edits each contribution in the series.

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  3. Lubbock again home to annual appraisal creepRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    This three-bedroom, two-bath house, by McDougal Construction, is one of six houses showing at North Pointe in this year's Parade of Homes, sponsored by the West Texas Home Builders Association. Six developers have built at the McDougal Construction project, which is the second phase of a 1,500-acre master-planned community.

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  4. Jordan Wheatley building homes for Lubbock familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    How I ended up in this business: When I was in high school and college, I mowed yards and had a mobile car wash business. Most of my clients were referred to me by local homebuilder Brad Baccus.

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  5. Crews trim cattails at Lubbock park days after group cancels annual fishing derbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    This is Mae Simmons Park, where workers have been removing some of the reeds around the lake. This was shot on Thursday, July 28, 2016, in Lubbock, Texas.

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  6. Memorial to slain Navy Seal Chris Kyle unveiled in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A memorial for slain Navy Seal and "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle has been unveiled in the West Texas city where he was born in 1974. Ceremonies were held Thursday in Odessa to unveil the granite-and-limestone Chris Kyle Memorial Plaza, which also includes a bronze statue of Kyle.

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  7. Peanut crop headed for trouble if no rain falls soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    It's a sentiment the Seagraves peanut farmer and goober growers around the region share, with a spokeswoman for the Western Peanut Growers Association predicting "trouble" for the crop if the area doesn't see substantial rain in the coming days. Harlan's peanut crop, like many peanut crops around the region, is reaching a stage called pegging.

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  8. Drought conditions popping up on South Plains as dry weather lingersRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The entire state was drought free in May, but now parts of Texas, including the South Plains and Panhandle, are starting to see pockets of "abnormally dry" and drought conditions as hotter- and drier-than-normal weather lingers. "You're kind of on the edge of getting dry," said Matthew Rosencrans, head of forecast operations at the National Climate Prediction Center.

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  9. Lubbock blood bank seeking all types in summer shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Dug McAlpine has his blood pressure checked by Assistant Donor Care Supervisor Shanna Smith before he donates blood at United Blood Services on Monday in Lubbock. Blood inventories across the nation are down due, in part, to summer travel and concerns about the spreading Zika virus and, according to the local United Blood Services location, Lubbock is no different.

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  10. City responds as 100 Black Men cite park 'neglect' in canceling annual Kids Fishing DerbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The city of Lubbock released a statement Tuesday explaining its timeline for repairing a damaged bridge after the 100 Black Men of West Texas mentoring organization announced it would cancel its annual Kids Fishing Derby next month due to what it called "neglect" at a city park. For the past 20 years, the 100 Black Men of West Texas have hosted the Kids Fishing Derby, but this year's event - already postponed once to early August - is canceled due to what the organization calls neglect in the upkeep at Mae Simmons Park.

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  11. 100 Black Men cites park 'neglect' in cancelling annual Kids Fishing DerbyRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    For the past 20 years, the 100 Black Men of West Texas have hosted the Kids Fishing Derby, but this year's event - already postponed once to early August - is canceled due to what the organization calls neglect in the upkeep at Mae Simmons Park. The 100 Black Men of West Texas plan the Fishing Derby each year on the first Saturday of June, which is the annual day the state of Texas offers fishing without a license.

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  12. Prosperity Bank raises more than $25K for local food bankRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Prosperity Bank recently announced a donation of more than $25,000 to South Plains Food Bank from funds raised at the 2016 Prosperity Bank Catfish Fry. A check was presented on Thursday to South Plains Food Bank official at the new South Plains Food Bank facility located at 5605 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. "Through our involvement with U Can Share, we have learned that the summer months can be the most difficult times to feed people," said Harry Zimmerman, Prosperity Bank Lubbock region president.

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  13. West Texas Republicans say party unified after RNCRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Republican National Convention ended Thursday night with Donald Trump officially accepting the Republican party nomination for president in the November election. This was predictable going in, but some things that took place at the convention were not.

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  14. Barony of Bonwicke medieval recreation group: More chivalry, less plagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    "We like to recreate the Middle Ages and the Renaissance as it should have been, and not as it actually was," said "Lady Eleanor" Zeina Khan. "You get to learn about history in ways you can't in a book," said Robert "Maerricbjartmarson" Holland.

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  15. Texas Higher Ed. board leaves door open for Tech large animal vet planRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    At first glance a report from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board seemed to slam the door on Texas Tech's visions of developing a new veterinary college in Amarillo. But at the beginning of the board's meeting Thursday morning in Austin, Texas Commissioner of Higher Education Raymund Paredes said the state needs a veterinary school that focuses on large animals.

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  16. Peanut, IT companies announce 580 new jobs, nearly $10 mil. in investments in LubbockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    John Osborne, CEO of the Lubbock Economic Development Alliance and Market Lubbock, announces the expansion of two businesses in Lubbock during a news conference Wednesday, July 20, 2016, in the Wells Fargo Center in Lubbock, Texas. Dallas Barnes, president of Severn Peanut Company and Meherrin Agriculture, talks about his company's move to Lubbock during a news conference Wednesday, July 20, 2016, in the Wells Fargo Center in Lubbock, Texas.

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  17. The Key To Conservation May Lie In Our LanguageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Here in West Texas, a land of drought and unpredictable rainfall, we haven't prioritized water planning and conservation enough to ensure we can weather future droughts. While the rainstorms and almost spring-like temperatures across much of the state in May and June may have seemed a little strange, West Texas is known for its extreme droughts punctuated by wet years.

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  18. Andrew Wyatt wraps up West Texas Amateur titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Jarred Jeter putts at the third hole during the West Texas amateur golf championship Saturday, July 17, 2016, at the Rawls Course in Lubbock, Texas. Jarred Jeter swings at the third hole during the West Texas amateur golf championship Saturday, July 17, 2016, at the Rawls Course in Lubbock, Texas.

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  19. Wyatt ties for lead with 5-under at West Texas AmateurRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    If there's any emotion, he'll save it for Sunday, considering the 88th men's West Texas Amateur Championship is within his grasp. The 26-year-old Midland resident shot 5-under-par 67 at the Rawls Course and tied for the lead when he ripped a 4-iron close for eagle on the par-5 17th.

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  20. Southwest Bank welcomes new employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Naegele is a certified financial planner with more than 16 years of experience in financial planning and wealth management. He's worked with financial planning and wealth management firms in Austin and Lubbock.

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