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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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4 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Chamber of Commerce hosts Chamber University Human Resources Seminar

The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce will host its first seminar of the 2014-15 series of Chamber University - Human Resources from 8-11:30 a.m. Sept. 30 at the Knipling Education Conference Center.

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8 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

North and East Lubbock CDC to honor Reagor Dykes, Trejo, Ridley

The North and East Lubbock Community Development Corporation will honor two individuals and one business during its award banquet on Monday. Reagor Dykes Auto Group will be recognized by NELCDC as the entrepreneurial business of the year, while Scott Ridley, the dean of Texas Tech's College of Education, will be recognized for "Visionary of the Year", and Maggie Trejo, executive director of the Community Housing Resource Board of Lubbock is receiving the "Champion of the Year" award.

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12 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Filling up: Natural gas fueling stations up 50 percent this year compared to last

A map released by the Railroad Commission of Texas last week showed there are 104 natural gas fueling stations, almost 50 percent more than the 69 stations that were open at this time last year. For the first time in Texas, there are more vehicles running on natural gas than any other alternative fuel.

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16 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Three partners from Lubbock's McCleskey, Harriger, Brazill &...

Lubbock attorneys Dennis Burrows , Dustin Burrows and Benjamin Davidson, II , all partners in Lubbock's McCleskey, Harriger, Brazill & Graf LLP , have been named to the 2014 Texas Super Lawyers' list of the state's outstanding attorneys. To compile the annual listing, nominations are solicited from more than 70,000 attorneys across Texas.

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20 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Timeline of Tim Cole conviction, exoneration

March 24, 1985: Sophomore Michelle Mallin, 24, was abducted from a church across the street from her Texas Tech dorm. She was raped and robbed.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Dotray: Lubbock gets some homestyle West Texas cookin'

Back 40 Bar officially opened its doors Tuesday for its location at 5214 98th St., just east of Frankford Avenue. Scott Gilliland, assistant manager, said the bar and grill serves liquor, beer and wine.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Volunters love to 'ride the ride' with ventriloquist Diamond

Kreeland Avery, 9 left, and Kaleb Stripling, 9, ride the super shot at the Panhandle South Plains Fair Thursday. Richard Rannabargar, left, and Christine Tran get a picture before a ride during the Panhandle South Plains Fair Thursday.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Veterans deserve the honor they are given

Whether their military service was only as strenuous as boot camp or as drastic as a Nazi prison, veterans surely deserve a place of honor in the nation. Homer Jones of Lubbock knew the rigors of both training and prison camp during World War II.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Quick Opinion: Fiestas Del Llano

Fiestas Del Llano celebrates Mexico's Independence Day and is one of the most important Hispanic celebrations of the year. Four days of celebration began in Lubbock Thursday, but the weather didn't cooperate at first.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Updated: Tech unveils plaque dedicated to former president Jon Whitmore

Former Texas Tech President Jon Whitmore,left, sits next to Chancellor Robert Duncan during a ceremony in Whitmore's honor on Friday in Lubbock. Whitmore served as president of Tech from 2003 to 2008.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Business Journal

Meet the design team behind the Ace Hotel and Stumptown Coffee

The OMFGCo. team did the original branding behind the Ace Hotel, among other efforts.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

44th Annual Fall Arts and Crafts Festival to be held Saturday

The Lubbock Municipal Garden and Arts Center will host the 44th Annual Fall Arts and Crafts Festival, an event to be held Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. This event, which has traditionally attracted 6,000 - 8,000 visitors, is family-oriented and normally features more than 80 vendors selling handmade craft items and fine art. Fall Festival features live entertainment, art demonstrations, concession booths and Art Alley, where kids can participate in arts & crafts, face painting, and fun galore.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

10K jars of peanut butter donated to South Plains Food Bank

"This donation represents a donation from the growers, shellers, and the manufacturers from across the country," Shelly Nutt, Executive Director of the Texas Peanut Producers Board said. Nutt says half of the total peanut production in Texas is grown within 100 miles of Lubbock, making the donation even more significant for our area.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

A Lubbock-eye view of former Soviet republic Lithuania

Brian Morris is an interesting guy with one of the most interesting hobbies of any of my friends -- competitive defensive pistol shooting. His sharpshooter skills recently took him to the northeastern European nation of Lithuania for a competition.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

Lubbock City Council approves budget, tax increase

After many hours of discussion and debate the Lubbock City Council passed a budget for 2015 4 votes to 3. "It's a very tedious, very frustrating process we shouldn't have to go through," said Lubbock Mayor Glen Robertson. "We had lots of opportunities as a council to do all of this in budget work sessions out in the open without any game playing, but it's tradition to hold your cards close to your vest, surprise staff, surprise the rest of the council, I think it's bad government."

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Texas Tech professor armed with gun, bayonet during police chase, warrant states

A Texas Tech professor was armed with a loaded handgun and a bayonet when Lubbock police arrested him Monday after he used two vehicles, including a yellow vintage pickup truck, to lead them on a high-speed chase in South Lubbock, according to documents in an arrest warrant released Thursday. The warrant also detailed what officers say were Martin Coppola's attempts to arrest him when he was lying on the ground, prompting officers to use a stun gun, a baton and to punch him in the face until he complied.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lubbock council gives first nod in annexation process, budget talks go late

Aiming to find ways to reduce city debt, the Lubbock City Council spent hours discussing changes in the proposed budget for next year, but did not reach a balanced budget by press time. Councilman Jim Gerlt proposed changes that would take more than $400,000 from the maintenance funds for the municipal building and require the money be used only for repairs, not renovations.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

5 Texas Tech students compete for Reina Hispana de Lubbock crown

"I've always wanted to do something like this," said Janet Nieto, a Reina Hispana participant, Thursday night as she fixed her dress, hair and makeup after a wardrobe change. The Mexico native was one of five Texas Tech female students to participate in the annual Reina Hispana De Lubbock 2015 pageant Thursday evening at Estacado High.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

LISD denies appeal of officer who said he was fired for not meeting quota

A former Lubbock Independent School District police officer's grievance against the district regarding his dismissal in May was denied by a 6-0 vote of the LISD Board of Trustees Thursday morning. Rafael Cavazos told the board he loved his job as a police officer.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Updated: Lubbock weather experts say rain to stay until weekend

A Thursday morning downpour didn't cause road closures though it was blamed for two accidents west of Lubbock and affected a planned ceremony commemorating the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

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