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  1. UMC receives highest designation for its NICURead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The Texas Department of State Health Services has given University Medical Center's NICU a Level IV Designation, the highest designation possible given by the State of Texas. The award was given to recognize UMC's focus on providing one of the highest and most efficient levels of neonatal care, according to a UMC news release.

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  2. West Texas police fatally shoot man who was homicide suspectRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    A New Mexico man who was a suspect in the shooting death of his ex-girlfriend has been killed in a confrontation with police in West Texas. Midland police say officers encountered 41-year-old Oscar Gurrola on Thursday just outside the city.

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  3. Pigskin Preview: Bovina MustangsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The Bovina Mustangs went 9-3, winning a district championship and making the area round of the playoffs in 2017. They enter 2018 with a new coach as Coby Emery was hired back in June to lead the pigskin program.

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  4. Source: KCBD GraphicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Duncan is one of Tech and West Texas' most beloved public servants. He served in the Texas legislature for 19 years before stepping down as Senator for his dream job: to become Chancellor of Texas Tech University.

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  5. Lubbock Chamber of Commerce LogoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    LUBBOCK, Texas The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce today announced new health insurance plan options for small business members, made possible by Association Health Plan rules issued by the U.S. Department of Labor last month. The Chamber is targeting an effective coverage date for the new West Texas Employer Health Plan as early as October 1. "The opportunity for this new flexibility is due to an Executive Order issued last fall by the White House that allows for the creation of Association Health Plans for small employers with 50 or fewer employees. 1 comment

  6. At least 27 rescued after flash flood hits West Texas parkRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    At least 27 people have been rescued after 8 to 9 inches of rain caused flash flooding in the Nueces River at a park west of San Antonio. The Uvalde County Sheriff's Office says on its social media that the 27 were rescued from high water Sunday at Chalk Bluff Park, about 15 miles northwest of Uvalde, Texas.

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  7. Lawmakers: Migrant teen tent city to stay open another monthRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Texas lawmakers say they have been told the temporary tent shelter in far West Texas for immigrant minors will stay open another month. State Reps.

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  8. Location marker for LPD East SubstationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    On Tuesday, Lubbock Police Chief Greg Stevens posted a photo showing the location marker for LPD's future east substation off 19th & MLK. "We are THE city in West Texas and in any direction for five hours, we are it," Stevens said.

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  9. Josh Abbott inducted into the West Texas Walk of Fame 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The Civic Lubbock, Inc. Board is pleased to announce the upcoming inductions into the West Texas Walk of Fame for 2018. The honorees are: Josh Abbott, Donnie Allison, Bob Livingston and Garland A. Weeks.

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  10. Dan Pope, Lubbock's mayor, speaks about a seven-city coalitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 4 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Dan Pope, mayor of Lubbock, has decided once again to put together a coalition of mayors from the Panhandle, South Plains and West Texas as a strategic lobbying effort to get the attention of state and national legislators. The seven-city coalition includes Pope; Brenda Gunter, mayor of San Angelo; Larry McLellan, mayor of Big Spring; Jerry Morales, mayor of Midland; Ginger Nelson, mayor of Amarillo; David Turner, mayor of Odessa and Anthony Williams, mayor of Abilene.

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  11. West Texas commissioner pleads guilty in bribery schemeRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Authorities say Presidio County Precinct 3 Commissioner Lorenzo Padilla Hernandez took bribes to favor a document management system contractor. During a court hearing Friday in Midland, Hernandez pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud, wire fraud and deprivation of honest services.

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  12. 5 injured in West Texas pipeline explosionsRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Five people, including a volunteer firefighter, have been injured in a series of explosions on a West Texas natural gas pipeline. The explosions happened on Farm-to-Market Road 1379, about 20 miles southeast of Midland.

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  13. Deputy fired after inmate escaped, rode atop patrol carRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    A West Texas sheriff's deputy has been fired after video showed him driving down a Texas highway with an inmate sitting on the roof. The deputy had been transporting 31-year-old Martin Gregory Estrada when the man broke a patrol car window and climbed onto the vehicle's roof.

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  14. New Mexico, Texas oil boom sparks electricity demand surgeRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Electricity demand on Xcel Energy's grid is reaching all-time records thanks to the oil and gas boom in southeastern New Mexico and West Texas. The Albuquerque Journal reports Xcel Energy New Mexico and Texas president David Hudson says oil and gas production in the Permian Basin is driving accelerated load growth on the grid.

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  15. West Texas A&M president finds home in Panhandle after controversial pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 30 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Walter Wendler was on a mission: visit every high school in the Texas Panhandle. He had recently become president of West Texas A&M University, and he wanted every high school student in the region's 26 counties to know the school was there to serve them.

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  16. Schedule for August First Friday Art Trail at the Buddy Holly CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 30 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The Buddy Holly Center invites the community to participate in Lubbock's First Friday Art Trail on Friday, August 3, 2018. Exhibitions at the Buddy Holly Center Fine Arts Gallery Sky's the Limit will be on display through September 23, 2018 in the Fine Arts Gallery.

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  17. New infrastructure fund improving homes in North, East LubbockRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 26 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The Lubbock City Council met in work session Wednesday and heard its second report on the use of the North and East Lubbock Infrastructure Fund , dedicated to rehab of low income owner occupied homes in the North and East Lubbock area as defined by the Council last year. In less than one year, NELIF director Karen Murphy reported the city has made improvements on 22 homes and expended $319,410.

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  18. Mexican journalist seeking asylum released from US detentionRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    A Mexican journalist detained in a remote West Texas immigration facility while asking the U.S. government for asylum has been released from detention. The attorney for Emilio Gutierrez Soto and his adult son, Oscar, said the two were released from the El Paso, Texas, facility without bond Thursday night.

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  19. Xcel dedicates transmission line linking New Mexico, TexasRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Xcel Energy has finished the first segment of a $400 million transmission project that will deliver power from a hub in West Texas to southeastern New Mexico's booming oil and gas region. The company says the rapid growth of energy development in New Mexico happened in an area with few major transmission lines.

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  20. I Beat Pete: Stand Up Paddle Board RacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 25 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    SUP LBK has stand up paddle boards out at 19th and MLK on Canyon Lake Drive on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Former Texas Tech Rodeo Coach Brent Hodges and his wife Velvet are behind teaching folks how to safely paddle, stand up and balance to have fun in the West Texas sun.

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