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(Militant video via AP, File). FILE - This image made from video posted on a militant website July 5, 2014, purports to show the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, delivering a sermon at a mosque in Iraq during his first public ap... (Militant video via AP, File). FILE - This image made from video posted on a militant website July 5, 2014, purports to show the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, delivering a sermon at a mosque in Iraq during his first public ap...

IS loses all territory but its shadowy leader still at large

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Islamic State group loses all territory in final defeat but its shadowy leader al-Baghdadi still at large. More>>

Democrats debate Mueller strategy as findings loom

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Congressional Democrats are calling for special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia investigation to be fully released. More>>

Texas Tech hosts expert roundtable on medical marijuana and its future

Ten states have legalized recreational and medical marijuana, while 23 others have allowed it for medical use only.  

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One person killed in 'accidental' house fire Friday night

One woman has died after an accidental house fire Friday night near 79th St. and Avenue D. 

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Texas Tech HSC unveils Pulse exhibit Video included

The heart rate changes depending on how many people are in the building. It speeds up as the area becomes more crowded, then eventually settles to sleeping rate overnight.

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Kingdom Prep Academy sends food to Haiti Video included

Forty boxes of food are ready to be sent from Lubbock to Haiti. 

The volunteer work is part of Kingdom Prep Academy's Feed the Need Program. It raised money for the school while also helping others. 

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Universal Underwriters sues Reagors, claims Auto Group defaulted on contracts

An insurance company based in Kansas is suing Bart Reagor and his wife Annette. It claims the Auto Group co-owner and all the dealerships he runs have defaulted on all their contracts. 

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Catherine Royalty: Lubbock's oldest WW2 vet Video included

You could describe Catherine Royalty in a number of ways. At 104-years-old, she is the oldest living World War II veteran in Lubbock. 

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Religious groups meet in solidarity to mourn the New Zealand mosque attack Video included

In wake of the New Zealand mosque shooting that left 50 dead, religious groups across Lubbock met at the Islamic Center to show their support. 

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Texas Tech defeats Northern Kentucky 72-57 in first round of NCAA Tournament

Texas Tech defeated Northern Kentucky 72-57 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. They will face either #6 Buffalo or #11 Arizona State on Sunday. 

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INTERVIEW: Lonestar's Richie McDonald comes home for pair of concerts Video included

It was 20 years ago that Lonestar scored a number one hit with "Amazed." Lead singer Richie McDonald is back in his hometown of Lubbock this weekend for a pair of concerts at the Cactus Theater 

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West Texas leaders tour Innovation Hub, discuss state of Texas Tech Vet School

In support of education and business development in West Texas, Mayor Pope joined Amarillo Mayor Ginger Nelson to remind the state of West Texas' contributions.

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High Point Village partners with Texas Tech Athletics for World Down Syndrome

On World Down Syndrome Awareness Day, student athletes from a variety of Texas Tech Athletics teams spent the afternoon with some of High Point Village's villagers. 

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Lubbock-Cooper Education Foundation awards more than $100,000 in grants

The Lubbock-Cooper Education Foundation surprised educators on all eight of its campuses by awarding more than $100,000 in grants.

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Vista Bank: FirstCapital Bank 'sealed the demise' of Reagor-Dykes with fraudulent agreement

Vista claimed Rick Dykes placed $7.5 million in a FirstCapital account in exchange for $2.1 million in capital; the court documents indicate Bart Reagor transferred an unknown amount of mutual fund assets for a similar agreement, but FirstCapital never extended any additional capital to the dealership.

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Slaton Police and Lubbock SWAT responding to person barricaded inside home

The Slaton Police Department and the Lubbock County SWAT team are responding to reports of a barricaded subject inside a home in South Slaton.  

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House Minority Whip Steve Scalise visits Lubbock for agriculture briefing Video included

Lubbock Congressman Jodey Arrington rolled out the red carpet for a house leader today. It was to provide House Minority Whip Steve Scalise with a briefing on agriculture research. 

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TTU System Board of Regents elect new Chairman and Vice Chairman

Tedd Mitchell Tedd Mitchell

The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents elected today (March 21) Christopher M. Huckabee and J. Michael Lewis chairman and vice chairman, respectively, during a special-called meeting of the board by telephone conference this afternoon.

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Lubbock ISD Board of Trustees approves Dunbar Prep becoming a charter school Video included

The Lubbock ISD Board of Trustees unanimously passed a motion to keep Dunbar College Prep Academy, the only middle school in East Lubbock, in the district. 

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Mendoza completes Center for Chamber of Commerce Excellence

Director of Membership Development, Laura Mendoza, recently received a Certificate of Completion in Advanced Chamber Management from a three-year regional professional development program through the Center for Chamber of Commerce Excellence.

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Tech professor sworn in to US Air Force Science Advisory Board

Tech professor sworn in to US Air Force Science Advisory Board

Robert V. Duncan, the President’s Distinguished Chair in Physics and a professor in the Texas Tech University Department of Physics & Astronomy, was sworn in as a member of the U.S. Air Force Science Advisory Board (SAB) today (March 21). 

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Governor Abbott appoints three to Texas Juvenile Justice Advisory Board

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Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Cassandra “Cassie” Bering, Richard Dean, and Ryan Dollinger to the Texas Juvenile Justice Advisory Board for terms at the pleasure of the Governor.

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Texas Tech receives $750,000 Grant to support disaster recovery

The funds Texas Tech received are part of a larger $7.25 million grant distributed to communities throughout the State of Texas.

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Look Around Lubbock: West Texas Roundup at Cook's Garage Video included

The West Texas Roundup pre '63 traditional hot rod and custom show hosted by Cook's Garage and Rev Limit Customs is March 22 through March 24.

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UPDATED: Stand-off ends when suspect falls through ceiling

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A suspect involved in a stand-off in central Lubbock nearly fell right into the lap of police. 

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Texas Tech: no involvement in largest college admissions scandal in U.S. history Video included

Nine universities have been named so far in the largest college admissions scandal prosecuted in U.S. history.

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LP&L: Smart meters provide more accurate billing Video included

In April, Lubbock Power and Light will begin the installation of advanced meters across Lubbock. They'll replace meters that are three to four decades out of date.

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Ribbon cutting ceremony kicks off 2019 Lemonade Day

Some young entrepreneurs can now officially load up for Lemonade Day. The campaign kicked off with a ribbon cutting at the YWCA. 

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UPDATED: Fire Marshal's Office investigates structure fire near 78th and Ave. U

Fire units are responding to a reported structure fire near 78th and University. 

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Congressman Arrington delivers remarks at Texas Tech School of Law

Texas Tech agricultural law students now have an author's perspective on the Farm Bill. Congressman Jodey Arrington gave an in-depth lecture on all 12 titles of that landmark legislation.

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Trinity Christian School announces new varsity Head Football Coach

Trinity Christian School announced the hiring of Dr. Kevin Spiller as Head Football Coach.

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700 Reagor-Dykes customers still have unresolved TT&L, trade-in

About 700 Reagor-Dykes customers still have unresolved tax, title and license or trade-in issues. An attorney for the Auto Group provided the information during a hearing in U.S. Bankruptcy Court Wednesday.

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Muleshoe man indicted on charges of kidnapping two children

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A federal grand jury returned a superseding indictment today charging a Texas man with two counts of kidnapping a minor, one count of coercion and enticement of a minor into illegal sexual activity and one count of cyberstalking. 

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Man indicted for bank robbery near Tech

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A federal grand jury indicted a man for the robbery of the Wells Fargo near Texas Tech.  

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Lubbock DA confirms investigation into medical examiner's office

The Lubbock County District Attorney confirms the Texas Rangers are looking into reports of misconduct at the Lubbock medical examiner's office 

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FOX34 Corner Kitchen: strawberry pico de gallo Video included

Strawberries are in season. Meredith used the heart healthy fruit to make some pico de gallo.

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Road closures tomorrow

From LPD: On Thursday, March 21st, the Lubbock Police Department Major Crash Investigation Unit will be conducting a follow up scene investigation for a March 15th fatal crash at North Loop 289 and North Slide Road. 

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  • FAA to look at Boeing's fixes for 737 Max jets next week

    FAA to look at Boeing's fixes for 737 Max jets next week

    Saturday, March 23 2019 6:51 PM EDT2019-03-23 22:51:28 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 5:11 AM EDT2019-03-24 09:11:18 GMT
    Boeing is confirming the flight-control software fixes that it plans to make for its grounded 737 Max 8, the plane involved in two fatal accidents within five months.
    Boeing is confirming the flight-control software fixes that it plans to make for its grounded 737 Max 8, the plane involved in two fatal accidents within five months.
  • US underground nuclear waste dump explained

    US underground nuclear waste dump explained

    Saturday, March 23 2019 10:41 AM EDT2019-03-23 14:41:20 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 5:11 AM EDT2019-03-24 09:11:13 GMT
    Q&A: A look at some of the science behind the United States' only underground repository for low-level radioactive waste.
    Q&A: A look at some of the science behind the United States' only underground repository for low-level radioactive waste.
  • No timetable for reopening Texas ship channel following leak

    No timetable for reopening Texas ship channel following leak

    Saturday, March 23 2019 12:41 PM EDT2019-03-23 16:41:14 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 5:11 AM EDT2019-03-24 09:11:11 GMT
    (Godofredo A. Vasquez/Houston Chronicle via AP). The petrochemical fire at Intercontinental Terminals Company reignited as crews tried to clean out the chemicals that remained in the tanks, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Deer Park, Texas.  The efforts to c...(Godofredo A. Vasquez/Houston Chronicle via AP). The petrochemical fire at Intercontinental Terminals Company reignited as crews tried to clean out the chemicals that remained in the tanks, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Deer Park, Texas. The efforts to c...
    (Godofredo A. Vasquez/Houston Chronicle via AP). The petrochemical fire at Intercontinental Terminals Company reignited as crews tried to clean out the chemicals that remained in the tanks, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Deer Park, Texas.  The efforts to c...(Godofredo A. Vasquez/Houston Chronicle via AP). The petrochemical fire at Intercontinental Terminals Company reignited as crews tried to clean out the chemicals that remained in the tanks, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Deer Park, Texas. The efforts to c...
    Officials say there's no timetable for reopening a portion of the Houston Ship Channel, one of the busiest waterways in the country, after another setback caused flammable chemicals to seep into the water near a...
    Officials say there's no timetable for reopening a portion of the Houston Ship Channel, one of the busiest waterways in the country, after another setback caused flammable chemicals to seep into the water near a fire-ravaged petrochemical tank farm.
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  • More passengers lifted off Norway cruise ship before towing

    More passengers lifted off Norway cruise ship before towing

    Sunday, March 24 2019 5:01 AM EDT2019-03-24 09:01:03 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 5:11 AM EDT2019-03-24 09:11:33 GMT
    (Odd Roar Lange/NTB Scanpix via AP). Passengers rescued from the Viking Sky cruise ship are helped by emergency services in Hustadvika, Norway, Saturday March 23, 2019. A cruise ship with engine problems sent a mayday call off Norway's western coast on...(Odd Roar Lange/NTB Scanpix via AP). Passengers rescued from the Viking Sky cruise ship are helped by emergency services in Hustadvika, Norway, Saturday March 23, 2019. A cruise ship with engine problems sent a mayday call off Norway's western coast on...
    (Odd Roar Lange/NTB Scanpix via AP). Passengers rescued from the Viking Sky cruise ship are helped by emergency services in Hustadvika, Norway, Saturday March 23, 2019. A cruise ship with engine problems sent a mayday call off Norway's western coast on...(Odd Roar Lange/NTB Scanpix via AP). Passengers rescued from the Viking Sky cruise ship are helped by emergency services in Hustadvika, Norway, Saturday March 23, 2019. A cruise ship with engine problems sent a mayday call off Norway's western coast on...
    Rescue workers are evacuating more passengers from a cruise ship that had engine problems off Norway's western coast while authorities prepare to tow the vessel to a nearby port.
    Rescue workers are evacuating more passengers from a cruise ship that had engine problems off Norway's western coast while authorities prepare to tow the vessel to a nearby port.
  • Venezuelan power struggle creates diplomatic duel abroad

    Venezuelan power struggle creates diplomatic duel abroad

    Sunday, March 24 2019 1:01 AM EDT2019-03-24 05:01:34 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 5:11 AM EDT2019-03-24 09:11:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara). In this March 19, 2019 photo, Venezuelan citizens stand outside their consulate after finding it closed in Bogota, Colombia. Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro has severed ties with the neighboring Andean nation where over a ...(AP Photo/Fernando Vergara). In this March 19, 2019 photo, Venezuelan citizens stand outside their consulate after finding it closed in Bogota, Colombia. Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro has severed ties with the neighboring Andean nation where over a ...
    (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara). In this March 19, 2019 photo, Venezuelan citizens stand outside their consulate after finding it closed in Bogota, Colombia. Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro has severed ties with the neighboring Andean nation where over a ...(AP Photo/Fernando Vergara). In this March 19, 2019 photo, Venezuelan citizens stand outside their consulate after finding it closed in Bogota, Colombia. Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro has severed ties with the neighboring Andean nation where over a ...
    As Venezuela's power struggle stretches on, a parallel dispute over who should control embassy buildings and carry out basic consular functions in the countries recognizing Guaido as the country's true president...
    As Venezuela's power struggle stretches on, a parallel dispute over who should control embassy buildings and carry out basic consular functions in the countries recognizing Guaido as the country's true president has taken root.
  • UK's Theresa May faces pressure to step down to save Brexit

    UK's Theresa May faces pressure to step down to save Brexit

    Sunday, March 24 2019 3:31 AM EDT2019-03-24 07:31:37 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 5:11 AM EDT2019-03-24 09:11:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after addressing a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels, Friday, March 22, 2019. Worn down by three years of indecision in London, EU leaders on Thursday were grudgingly leani...(AP Photo/Frank Augstein). British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after addressing a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels, Friday, March 22, 2019. Worn down by three years of indecision in London, EU leaders on Thursday were grudgingly leani...
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after addressing a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels, Friday, March 22, 2019. Worn down by three years of indecision in London, EU leaders on Thursday were grudgingly leani...(AP Photo/Frank Augstein). British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after addressing a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels, Friday, March 22, 2019. Worn down by three years of indecision in London, EU leaders on Thursday were grudgingly leani...
    British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing increased pressure from her own Conservative Party to either resign or to set a date for stepping down in order to build support for her Brexit plan.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing increased pressure from her own Conservative Party to either resign or to set a date for stepping down in order to build support for her Brexit plan.
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