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  1. Chamber announces street closures during Hub City BBQ Cook-offRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce plans to host its 16th Annual Hub City BBQ Cook-off from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22 in downtown, which will include the closure of several streets.

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  2. As 6 honored, Eppler pledges Civic Lubbock to place more emphasis on Walk of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Flatlanders perform after being inducted into the West Texas Walk of Fame on Thursday at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center. The Flatlanders perform after being inducted into the West Texas Walk of Fame on Thursday at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center.

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  3. Amazon announces plans for Scurry County wind farm set to open by 2017Read the original story

    Sep 15, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The 253-megawatt wind farm will include more than 100 turbines, each with a rotor diameter twice as long as the wingspan of a Boeing 747 airplane, according to an announcement Kara Hurst, director of sustainability at Amazon, posted on the company's website. Amazon contracted with Lincoln Clean Energy, a company that will construct, own and operate the new wind farm, which is schedule to open in late 2017.

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  4. Texas country legend Robert Earl Keen talks inspiration, open spaces before headlining Bison FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Caprock Canyons State Park is home to the state's bison herd.The Texas State Bison Music Festival is Saturday in nearby Quitaque. Caprock Canyons State Park is home to the state's bison herd.The Texas State Bison Music Festival is Saturday in nearby Quitaque.

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  5. Our View: Despite what some media may say, Lubbock isn't a small townRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Every once in a while, Lubbock is mentioned on television or in print media reports as a small town on the plains of West Texas. Small town, really? It makes one wonder how media outside of West Texas has come to determine that status of Lubbock.

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  6. Light rainfall Tuesday, chance for more laterRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Light, scattered showers fell across the region Tuesday evening and rain chances are expected to be about the same for Wednesday. According to the National Weather Service, rain chances are expected to be about 40 percent Wednesday, 50 percent Thursday and about 70 percent Friday.

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  7. Tennis tournament to benefit Luke FundRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    "Well I could go on and on about so many things that so many people, so many companies, so many businesses in this town have done for us but this tournament really is icing on the cake," Tim Siegel said. "We're so appreciative of Covenant and every other sponsor that's involved in this event because it means so much to our family.

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  8. Police in West Texas town of Alpine search for 'shooter'Read the original story

    Sep 8, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Police in the West Texas town of Alpine say there's an "active shooter" situation and schools have been locked down amid the search for a suspect. Police dispatcher Scarlet Eldred had no immediate information on whether anyone was hurt in the unspecified incident shortly before 9 a.m. Thursday.

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  9. Hurricane Newton bring moisture, rain chances to South PlainsRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A hurricane blamed for at least two deaths and flooding in Mexico brought heavy rain to the western South Plains late Tuesday, with the chance for more rain in West Texas through the week. Tropical system Newton, a Category 1 late Tuesday, was heading north from the Pacific Ocean into northern Sonora, Mexico and expected to reach southeastern Arizona by mid-day Wednesday.

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  10. Several to be inducted into West Texas Walk of FameRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The 2016 West Texas Walk of Fame induction ceremony will take place at 6 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Centre Theatre, 1501 Mac Davis Lane.

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  11. City, county offices, including libraries, closed MondayRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    City and county offices will be closed on Monday in observance of Labor Day. Regular business hours will resume on Tuesday.

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  12. Recent rainfall helps area lakes stay plentifulRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Scene of a traffic accident where a car ran into a pedestrian bridge support at the intersection of Boston Ave. and Marsha Sharp Freeway, Thursday afternoon, September 1, 2016, in Lubbock Texas. Photo by Mark Rogers Scene of a traffic accident where a car ran into a pedestrian bridge support at the intersection of Boston Ave. and Marsha Sharp Freeway, Thursday afternoon, September 1, 2016, in Lubbock Texas.

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  13. Kerns: Holland wastes no time in booking eclectic artists at CactusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock businessman Darryl Holland, who in June purchased the Cactus Theater from 22-year owner Don Caldwell, undoubtedly received no shortage of advice. He also was caught off guard when Dustin Garrett, a veteran electric guitarist who also had aided Caldwell as production director, departed to accept employment elsewhere.

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  14. Classical violin superstar Bell helps Lubbock Orchestra open 70th seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Research classical music's so-called superstars on the internet and expect hits on a number of artists who made guest appearances with the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra. The name showing up most is violinist Joshua Bell, 48, who makes his West Texas debut when he helps kick off the orchestra's 70th annual season.

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  15. West Texas A&M hires Wendler as new presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Walter V. Wendler, former chancellor of Southern Illinois University Carbondale, was formally named president of West Texas A&M University on Thursday. Texas A&M University System Board of Regents unanimously finalized the appointment during a regularly scheduled meeting.

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  16. Lubbock mayor, police chief face tough questions at community forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Citizens spared no comments at a community forum Thursday night where Lubbock Police Department Chief Greg Stevens and Mayor Dan Pope fielded questions from a crowd of more than 100. From asking if the department is facing any allegations of racially-motivated police brutality to calling the department's recruiting video "violent" and "militant," residents spared no questions or comments Thursday night during a community forum with Stevens and Mayor Dan Pope, titled "Let's Talk."

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  17. Letter: Stormwater proportions unfairRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The West Texas Organizing Strategy commends the A-J for calling attention to the need for revision of the city stormwater rate schedule. We are also happy that the City Council is striving to come up with an "equitable, fair and reasonable" formula for distribution of the stormwater charges.

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  18. Squeal Like a Pig BBQ wins top honors at Raider Red MeatsRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Squeal Like a Pig BBQ took Grand Champion honors at the annual Raider Red Meats Barbecue and Ribeye Championship after winning two of the four categories. Squeal Like a Pig won first in chicken and pork, finishing third in pork ribs and accumulating 700.57 points.

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  19. Heavy flooding creates Gaines County road troublesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Heavy rains at the start of the week led to flooding, dangerous driving conditions and highway lane closures that continued into Tuesday in Gaines County. Seminole received 4.7 inches of rain Sunday and another 2.1 on Monday, according to Texas Tech's West Texas Mesonet.

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  20. Rain totals continue to rise, causing localized flooding throughout West TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Rain continues to fall, leaving portions of the South Plains underwater as the moisture remains in the region on Tuesday morning. Joe Merchant, National Weather Service meteorologist, said the rain is typical for this time of the year as the area receives a tropical moisture feed.

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