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  1. Authorities: Man fatally shot after pointing gun at officersRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2016 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Authorities in West Texas have shot and killed a man who they say pointed a handgun at them after being found in a residential alley. Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt.

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  2. No. 1 LCU moves into NCAA D2 Sweet 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Playing on their home court at the Rip Griffin Center, the #1 LCU Lady Chaps topped Angelo State 101-72 to advance to the NCAA D2 Sweet 16. LCU will now host the South Central Regional Final facing West Texas A&M at 7pm Sunday night. The winner of that game moves to the Elite 8 in South Dakota.

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  3. Celebrating Burn SurvivorsRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2016 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The Timothy J. Harnar Burn Center is sponsoring a first of its kind event to celebrate burn survivors of West Texas after taking care of more than 6,000 patients at that center. It's a chance for those patients and their families to share their stories and help others, something Dr. John Griswold says can be an important part of the healing process.

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  4. Paving on Upland between 114th and 130th begins, streets completely closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Beginning Monday, March 7, West Texas Paving, under contract with the City of Lubbock, will begin replacing the asphalt paving on Upland Avenue between 114th and 130th Streets. Upland between 114th and 130th Streets will be completely closed to traffic during this time and detours will be in place.

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  5. Plans made to rebuild West Texas church destroyed in fireRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2016 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Plans have been made to rebuild after a church in a small West Texas community burned to the ground in September. The Abilene Reporter-News reports that a building committee was formed shortly after the fire destroyed the Potosi United Methodist Church in the community of Potosi , located southeast of Abilene.

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  6. Area cotton farmers struggle under low pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Instead, cotton growers now only have a crop insurance program called STAX, but the shortcomings of that crop insurance is that it cannot do anything to protect farmers during extended periods of low prices, which is what we're in. "A lot of farmers are experiencing a downward turn," he said.

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  7. CASA of the South Plains moves annual fundraising event from July to AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    CASA of the South Plains is excited to announce that it will host its 11th Annual Casas for CASA raffle fundraiser April 2-9 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily, weather permitting, at the United Supermarkets at 8010 Frankford Avenue. Participants will have the opportunity to win a custom-built playhouse or doghouse while helping to raise funds to provide volunteer Advocates to abused and neglected foster children.

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  8. Freedom From Religion group sues to halt patrol car crossesRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2016 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    A West Texas county and its sheriff who put crosses on patrol vehicles have been sued by the Freedom From Religion Foundation. The Wisconsin-based Foundation and two atheist members object to what they call exclusively Christian religious symbols on patrol vehicles.

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  9. Son, 17, charged with killing his parents at West Texas homeRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2016 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Odessa police say the teen was arrested Wednesday on a capital murder charge after his parents were found slain in their home. A police statement says Odessa officers around 5 a.m. CST Wednesday responded to a home in reference to a deceased person.

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  10. Worker dies of injuries from collapse of Lubbock park bridgeRead the original story

    Feb 29, 2016 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    A West Texas man has died of injuries he incurred in the collapse of a Lubbock park pedestrian bridge under an excavator he was operating. Fort was injured Feb. 19 when a pedestrian bridge at Mae Simmons Park collapsed as he was driving a skid-loader onto it.

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  11. Some University of Texas System execs get big pay increasesRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2016 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Incentive bonuses helped boost compensation for some senior University of Texas System executives and UT campus presidents by six figures and double-digit percentages this year over last year. The Austin American-Statesman reports the University of Texas System Board of Regents approved the increases earlier this month but didn't provide a full breakdown until this week.

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  12. Lubbock violin prodigy to be featured on NPRRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    West Texas is home to all kinds of talented musicians, so it should come as no surprise that one of Lubbock's own is getting national attention. "I pretty much knew for at least a lot of my life that I wanted to purse music as a career, so it was just switching to accommodate those needs," Fiona said.

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  13. Latest: Report says nothing amiss in suite where Scalia diedRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2016 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The Latest on the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia at the Cibolo Creek Ranch in West Texas : A sheriff's incident report shows nothing appeared out of place around the bed where Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead in his West Texas resort suite. The Presidio County Sheriff's Department report obtained by The Washington Post late Tuesday shows that three pillows were stacked to elevate Scalia's head.

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  14. Texan faces 12 attempted capital murder counts over standoffRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2016 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    A West Texas woman faces 12 counts of attempted capital murder of a peace officer over a standoff in which two officers were shot while trying to arrest her husband. The Odessa American reports Meghan Leanne Garza was indicted Monday in Ector County and remains jailed on $6 million bond.

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  15. Winter returns to West Texas with rain, snow possible overnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Monday evening into the night, showers and storms will move into the region with some heavy rain, gusty winds, lightning and hail. The severe potential is very low for the south plains, but a few storms could be strong.

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  16. Cotton seed delinterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    West Texas is known for Texas Tech, cotton and Buddy Holly, but it's also home to another kind of creative people. Coming up with an idea is the easy part, but five local inventors have managed to overcome challenges and put their pictures and words into action.

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  17. Texas pronghorn relocation continues, 112 more animals movedRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2016 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department on Monday updated the Trans-Pecos Pronghorn Restoration Project, which is a $1.4 million public and private effort. Similar transfers from the Trans-Pecos region happened in 2011, 2013 and 2014.

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  18. Charges dropped against ex-Odessa teacher in student caseRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2016 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    A judge has dismissed charges against a former West Texas teacher and swim coach accused of having an improper relationship with a student. Kathryn Maples, a former history teacher at Odessa Permian High School, was indicted on three counts of an improper relationship between an educator and a student in 2013.

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  19. Pope's visit to Juarez still felt across border in El PasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    While Pope Francis didn't step foot in El Paso on Wednesday, his presence was widely felt across the West Texas city, and the pontiff even paused during his Mass in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, to acknowledge the symbiotic relationship between the two border communities. Thousands of people from El Paso as well as other parts of the U.S. made the short trip over the bridges that link the cities to go to an outdoor Mass that was attended by more than 200,000 people and capped Francis' visit to Mexico.

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  20. Bridge from El Paso to Mexico draws papal enthusiastsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    People have begun walking from the West Texas city of El Paso to Juarez, Mexico, where Pope Francis is holding a large outdoor Mass to cap his visit to the country. A steady stream of pedestrians walked across the Bridge of the Americas on Wednesday morning from El Paso into Juarez.

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