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Lubbock, Texas is located in Lubbock County. Zip codes in Lubbock, TX include 79499, 79424, and 79406. The median home price in Lubbock is $145,900. More Lubbock information.

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35 min ago | KCBD-TV Lubbock

Timothy Cole statue dedication scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday

Some prominent Texas politicians will be in Lubbock on Wednesday, attending the dedication of a memorial statue of former Texas Tech student Timothy Cole. Governor Rick Perry, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, and Senator Wendy Davis are all expected to attend.

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35 min ago | KCBD-TV Lubbock

Municipal museums to participate in Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day

On Saturday, September 27, 2014, the City of Lubbock Municipal Museums, Buddy Holly Center and Silent Wings Museum, will participate in Smithsonian Magazine's 9th annual Museum Day. The Municipal Museums of Lubbock will join participating museums and cultural institutions nationwide to open their doors, free of charge, to all visitors who download the Museum Day ticket from Smithsonian.com .

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3 hrs ago | Chron

City size doesn't matter when it comes to Texas crime

2. BEAUMONT Above: Beaumont Police arrest a man in connection with a meth lab bust at the Howard Johnson on Interstate 10. Two other people were taken into custody. 4. LUBBOCK Above: A West Texas cotton grower tills a field north of Lubbock, Texas, Friday, May 30, 2014.

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8 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Quick Opinion: Wednesday marks milestone for Cole family

Wednesday marks a special moment for Tim Cole's family. A 13-foot statue of Cole will be unveiled at 2 p.m. as the City of Lubbock dedicates Tim Cole Memorial Park.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Tropical system brings some rain, cooler temps to South Plains

A tropical system that moved through the western U.S. wasn't expected to bring much rain to Lubbock Tuesday night, according to the National Weather Service in Lubbock. Jonathan Guseman, an NWS meteorologist, said remnants of the storm moved from the Gulf of California into Arizona and New Mexico, with a piece of the storm breaking off into West Texas.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lt. governor candidates Patrick, Van de Putte to visit Lubbock

State Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, and State Sen. Dan Patrick, her Republican counterpart are each making a brief swing through West Texas. Van de Putte, a San Antonio lawmaker, will stop through Lubbock Wednesday before travelling to Amarillo.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

Pat Benatar, Neil Giraldo set to open for Cher's 'Dressed to Kill'...

Grammy Award-winner Pat Benatar along with her husband, guitarist and songwriter Neil Giraldo, will join Cher for her critically acclaimed "Dressed to Kill" Tour coming to United Supermarkets Arena November 9. The legendary duo began touring with Cher in March to kick of their 35th Anniversary celebration and will continue to share the stage with her through the end of the year. Tickets for the Lubbock show are on sale now at Lubbock area Select-a-Seat outlets, online at www.selectaseatlubbock.com , and by phone at 806-770-2000.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

Street closures announced for the 13th Annual Hub City BBQ Cook-Off

Provided by 13th Annual Hub City BBQ The following downtown streets will be closed for the 13th Annual Hub City BBQ presented by Suddenlink: Broadway from Avenue O to Texas Ave. Ave. J between 13th and Main Street Ave. K between 13th and Main Street Ave. L between 13th and Main Street Ave. M between 13th and Main Street Ave. N between Broadway and Main Street These streets are scheduled to be closed from 6 a.m. Wed., Sept. 17, until 8 a.m. Fri., Sept.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

LPD: Charges possible in TTU student alcohol poisoning death

Lubbock police say charges could be possible in the alcohol poisoning death of an 18-year-old Texas Tech student. The Lubbock County Medical Examiner's Office says Dalton Debrick died as a result of acute alcohol intoxication.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Free Fall Tour of Homes opens two-weekend run Saturday

The West Texas Home Builders Association will display homes at prices ranging from approximately $1 million down to about $200,000 in its annual Fall Tour of Homes on Saturday and Sunday and Sept. 27-28.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Walk to End Lupus September 20

The local lupus support group will host the sixth annual Lubbock Walk to End Lupus at 9 a.m. Saturday. Registration will start at 9 a.m. The walk will begin at 10 a.m. Awards will be given at 11:30 a.m. Individuals who raise money will receive rewards according to how much they raise.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Texas Tech administrators host ceremonial groundbreaking for Research and Technology Park

Lubbock business leaders stood alongside Texas Tech administrators on Monday during the Phase One ceremonial groundbreaking of Tech's Research and Technology Park. Phase One of the $29 million project, to be located near Fourth Street and Texas Tech Parkway, establishes the site infrastructure and includes construction of a two-story, 41,000-gross-square-foot building featuring Tech's signature Spanish Renaissance design.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Libraries board pushes for new branch in 'under-served' South Lubbock

But when it comes to library access, the quickly growing southside has turned into somewhat of a desert and Lubbock's Libraries Board is pushing to create an oasis of books and educational resources. Arguing continued growth and the planned relocation of the Godeke branch library to far West-Central Lubbock leaves parts of town more than five miles from the nearest library, the board on Monday voted to request Lubbock's City Council consider a new South-Lubbock library branch as an item for voters to consider in a potential bond election in 2015.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Tim Cole family seeks reconciliation from remorseful Judge Jim Bob Darnell

When she arrived at the Lubbock courthouse in 2009, Judge Jim Bob Darnell, who was the prosecutor in Timothy Cole's 1986 aggravated sexual assault case, agreed to meet with her family. More than 20 years after Cole's conviction, Darnell was told about the DNA results that confirmed another man was the rapist.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Death penalty withdrawn in Dixon capital murder case

The Lubbock County District Attorney's office is no longer seeking the death penalty in the capital murder case of Thomas Dixon, according to a spokesperson with the 140th district judge's office. Dixon, 50, is an Amarillo doctor accused in the 2012 murder for hire plot against a romantic rival in Lubbock.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

North and East Lubbock CDC recognize 'exemplary leadership and service'

The awards given out by the North & East Lubbock Community Development Corporation are given to individuals and businesses that demonstrate exemplary leadership and service throughout Lubbock. This year, that recognition was given to two individuals and one business, who were honored during NELCDC's 10th annual Community Champion Awards Banquet that took place Monday at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Friends of Fogelberg to benefit Joe Arrington Cancer Center

Dan Fogelberg spent the last days of his life speaking out about prostate cancer and raising awareness about screenings using his personal three year journey as an example. In December 2007, Fogelberg succumbed to the disease, said Junior Vasquez, co-host and music director of the Lubbock Friends of Fogelber event.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

TxDOT to offer child safety seat demos in Lubbock on Thursday

As part of National Child Passenger Safety Week, Sept. 14-20, TxDOT is demonstrating the proper ways to install safety seats and reminding drivers to make an appointment for free child safety seat checks year round at the agency's 25 statewide district offices.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

City of Lubbock to host three vaccination clinics

Wednesday's and Thursday's clinics will be from 1:30 to 4 p.m. and the clinic on Friday will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Vaccines for children 2 months through 18 years old cost $15 for one dose and $20 for two or more.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lubbock County's drought rating downgraded, outlook improving

The drought outlook keeps improving. Less than 60 percent of the state is in a moderate to exception drought, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor.

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