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1 hr ago | KNUS-AM Aurora
As snow and freezing rain blanketed normally sun-swept North Texas, residents accustomed to warmer temperatures appeared to heed warnings on what one hardware store manager called "Ice Friday," staying off nearly impassable roadways and out of the skin-stinging cold.
Should sexual orientation be a protected class (like race and gender) to prevent discrimination?
Should the minimum wage be raised to $9 per hour?
3 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
A finance professor for 30 years with articles published in more than 25 academic journals, Scott Hein received the 2013 Eppler Award from the Lubbock Economics Council on Thursday, Dec. 5. "Dr. Hein is a very prominent economics and finance professor, and his research is well known," said Russell Dabbs, president of the council.
8 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
A 34-year-old Lubbock man was killed in a two-vehicle wreck caused by bad weather Thursday morning one-mile west of Smyer, according to Texas Department of Public Safety officials.
Thursday's arctic blast has been responsible for school closures, office closures, event cancellations and more than a hundred area accidents.
A Lubbock police officer wounded in the line of duty in October said the recognition he has received has been undeserved.
Lubbock Meals On Wheels is one of the recipients of the 2013 Avalanche-Journal's Goodfellows Campaign, which accepts donations from readers to benefit charitable organizations.
Inclement weather forecast for the Lubbock area forced the Texas Department of Transportation to cancel today's partial unveiling of the state's top 40 destinations, according to a TxDOT news release.
LISD officials say that they will not be dismissing early because many students are left without appropriate supervision or transportation is an early dismissal were to take place.
The Lubbock public schools Tri-ethnic Commission will follow up on three citizen complaints and how to deal with future ones when it meets tonight in regular session.
The Lubbock Municipal Garden and Arts Center will host a reception on Friday, December 6, 2013 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. for the opening of the 2013 Star/Cross/Angel exhibit.
Asha Meviana and Al Petrelli of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra preforms at United Spirit Arena in Lubbock, Texas Dec 3,2013 No Christmas playlist is complete without an icon of modern Christmas music, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, who came to Lubbock on Tuesday night in a fiery combination of raw talent and polished production.
The threat of cold, snowy weather has sent locals flocking to stores for winter-coping essentials and even comfort food in anticipation of a few days spent indoors - or, at least, as little time spent in the frigid temperatures as possible.
Lubbock Fire and Rescue Chief, Mike Kemp, and DPS Corporal, John Gonzalez, will be awarded the Medal of Merit for their work on the Lubbock Regional Public Safety Memorial.
Covenant Health's Hospice of Lubbock will continue their annual holiday tradition of Light Up A Life fundraiser this year.