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  1. Citizens may affect nation's future whatever it may be .Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... come to an end at the end of the year because I've looked forward to them every Sunday." Carl Tepper, Lubbock County Republican Party chairman who has been a source for some of the technical government articles, said he enjoyed taking the trivia ...

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  2. 2014 Year in Review: Trial date set in Medina sexual assault caseRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... Sam Medina placed himself on voluntarily unpaid leave, which the City Council approved Feb. 13. In February, Lubbock County Criminal District Attorney Matt Powell asked Randall Sims, 47th District attorney, to review the Lubbock Police Department's ...

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  3. Citizens maybe affecting the nation's future, whatever it may include .Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... come to an end at the end of the year because I've looked forward to them every Sunday." Carl Tepper, Lubbock County Republican Party chairman who has been a source for some of the technical government articles, said he enjoyed taking the trivia ...

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  4. Lubbock man released from hospital after fatal crash, could face chargesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... pending court cases on charges of driving while intoxicated not connected to Wednesday's crash, according to Lubbock County Court records. He was most recently cited for DWI in March, when he was booked at the Lubbock County Detention Center, ...

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  5. 1 arrested after leading police on chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    ... r-old David Peralez III in an alley in the 3100 Itasca after a short foot chase. He was later booked into the Lubbock County Detention Center and charged with evading arrest, providing false I.D. and a parole violation.

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  6. Inmate back in custody after fleeing residential treatment centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    An inmate is back in custody after he fled from the Lubbock County Courts Residential Treatment Facility on Wednesday afternoon. The chase took authorities from the residential treatment center across the street from the Lubbock County Detention Center north towards the Chaparral Jet Center.

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  7. T.J. Patterson, volunteers pay annual Christmas visit to inmatesRead the original story

    Thursday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    T.J. Patterson and a group of volunteers went to spread hope and candy to prison inmates at the Lubbock County Detention Center on Thursday afternoon. He's been making the annual trip to the facility since 1989 in order to encourage the inmates, he said.

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  8. Community BriefsRead the original story

    Thursday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... 5 p.m. Feb. 3 and will be held every Tuesday and Thursday through April 7 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension-Lubbock County Office, 916 Main St., suite 201.

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  9. Inmate back in custody after fleeing corrections facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The chase took authorities from the corrections facility across the street from the Lubbock County Detention Center north towards the Chaparral Jet Center.

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  10. Escaped inmate from treatment center captured in North LubbockRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock County law enforcement captured an escaped inmate in the area around the county jail near the Lubbock International Airport. Initial reports indicate the man was seen about 2:30 p.m. near the area of North Guava Avenue.

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  11. Lubbock County Medical Examiner Natarajan earns top military recognitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock County's medical examiner has received the Army Medical Department's highest recognition for professional excellence for his work as a command surgeon. The recognition for Col.

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  12. Numerous Vehicles Vandalized with BB Gun; Two Teenagers Arrested by Lubbock PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | MyHighPlains.com

    John Tyler Brown, 18, and Alexander Baron, 17, are both charges with criminal mischief and are being held at the Lubbock County Detention Center.

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  13. County Commissioners vote to change elevator maintenance servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Lubbock County Commissioners Court voted to terminate its current contract with Schindler Elevator Corp. for elevator maintenance in the Lubbock County Courthouse. The vote during the meeting Monday was to give the corporation 90 days' notice before terminating the contract.

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  14. Lubbock County Courthouse elevator contract cancelledRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The Lubbock County Commissioners Court voted today to authorize County Director of Purchasing Steven Chandler to cancel Lubbock County's contract with Schlinder Elevator. In doing so, the county is exercising its option for non-performance in its contract for elevator maintenance with a company it has worked with since 2007 according to Lubbock County Commissioner Precinct 2 Mark Heinrich.

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  15. Littlefield Woman Admits Using Church Job to Steal Personal InformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... a Southwest Airlines ticket to Wisconsin, and a Hewlett Packard desktop computer." Johnson remained in the Lubbock County Detention Center on Sunday for a combination of federal and state charges including fraud. On the federal charge, she will be ...

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  16. Lubbock woman accused of child abuse set for trialRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 21 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Court records show that a Lubbock woman accused of withholding food, water and medical care from her 12-year-old adopted daughter is set to go on trial in February. A Lubbock County grand jury indicted 59-year-old Wonda Dixon last year on a charge of injuring a child knowingly or intentionally, resulting in severe bodily injury.

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  17. As Lubbock's expansion continues, some leaders still question costsRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 20 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... Street. City leaders approved requests to annex into the city nearly 800 acres of mostly farmland in south Lubbock County in late October, and two separate requests to annex 80 and 76-acre tracts near 130th Street in 2013. Each of these decisions, ...

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  18. Goodfellows: CASA volunteers give voice, stability to kids in needRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 20 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... needs of foster care children in those counties. "There were 1,196 children in foster care last year - 883 in Lubbock county," she said. "That child is 90 percent more likely to advance successfully to the next grade level in school when a child has ...

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  19. Quick Opinion: Above normal rainfall changes drought levelRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Even after receiving 3 1/2 inches of rain above the normal rainfall level for the year, Lubbock County was upgraded by the U.S. Drought Monitor to abnormally dry, the lowest of the five levels of drought evaluation. The year started at extreme drought, the next-to-highest level.

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  20. Dixon child abuse case moving forward as 10 children get therapy for 'abuse/neglect'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... and are receiving therapy to "move past the abuse/neglect they've experienced," a children's advocate said. A Lubbock County grand jury indicted her Oct. 1, 2013, on a charge of injuring a child knowingly or intentionally, resulting in severe bodily ...

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