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Bankruptcy court allows Reagor-Dykes continued use of cash collateral, hiring of CRO

The Bankruptcy Court has allowed Reagor-Dykes' continued use of cash collateral to pay employees and cover overhead. The Court has also allowed the hiring of a chief restructuring officer on an interim basis.

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Look Around Lubbock: New Legacy Home for Women Video included

The New Legacy Home for Women provides opportunities for women to write a new life story, discover their destiny in God and change the legacy they...

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Eppler: Those who need to see "Eighth Grade" the most, can't

"Eighth Grade" is a movie that could do a lot of good for kids that age. Too bad they can't go see it.

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Aretha Franklin dead at 76

Aretha Franklin, the "Queen of Soul," has died at age 76.

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Hot again today, slight rain chance tonight Video included

Better rain chances and cooler temperatures. Get the full details in the FOX34 Weather Blog.

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All South Plains school districts passing according to new report Video included

Just in time for the first day of school the state released its report card for the districts. 

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Appraisal districts file in Reagor-Dykes bankruptcy case

Two appraisal districts have filed to intervene in the Reagor-Dykes Auto Group bankruptcy case.  The Floyd and Midland County Appraisal Districts claim Reagor-Dykes owes more than $143,649.44 in property taxes for 2017 and 2018. 

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Road closure expected due to crash investigation

Lubbock Police Department crash investigators will temporarily shut down East 19th Street at Guava Avenue at 10 a.m. on Thursday, August 16th. This closure will allow investigators to map out the scene of an August 8th crash where an infant was injured. 

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Lubbock Police release surveillance footage of game room robbery

Surveillance camera footage of game room robbery released by LPD.

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TAG makes arrest in July shooting

In connection to the July 10th shooting near 19th Street and Avenue O, Roger Lusk, 18, turned himself in to investigators with the Texas Anti-Gang Center.  Lusk, who had an outstanding warrant for his arrest, is now in custody and charged with aggravated assault. 

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Texas Tech: Regents moving forward with School of Veterinary Medicine

Following speculation regarding the timing and reasoning for Chancellor Duncan's retirement announcement, Texas Tech issued a statement that the Board of Regents is moving forward with plans for a School of Veterinary Medicine in Amarillo.

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LPD: Officers fired on armed suspect who raised gun at police

updated 9:32 p.m. - Two Lubbock Police officers are on administrative leave after shooting and wounding a suspect who is seen in body cam video (image attached) armed with a gun. This happened early Monday morning at the Coyote Moon Game Room near 40th Street and Avenue A.

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Reagor-Dykes Auto Group issues written apology

The Reagor-Dykes Auto Group issued a written statement apologizing to customers, friends and employees who have suffered any inconvenience past few weeks.

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Covenant Children’s receives highest designation from State for Neonatal Care

On Tuesday, the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Covenant Children’s Hospital received designation by the Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) as a level IV NICU, the highest level of care available for premature and critically-ill newborns. 

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High Point Village now offering ‘Dream Big’ Program

Starting Tuesday, September 4, High Point Village will broaden the range of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (known as “Villagers”) it serves in the West Texas community.

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Texas Tech University climbs in Money Magazine Best Colleges in America rankings

As the reach and breadth of Texas Tech University continues to grow worldwide, so does its reputation as one of the most affordable higher education choices in the U.S. Money Magazine on Monday (Aug. 13) released its rankings of Best Colleges in America.

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City of Lubbock to host ribbon cutting for 98th Street Paving Project

The City of Lubbock will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, August 17 at 1:00 p.m. at the Southwest corner of Quincy Avenue and 98th Street, to celebrate the completion of the 98th Street Paving Project and the opening of that thoroughfare.

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Chamber of Commerce to host "Wreck 'em Breakfast" Video included

The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce will help kick off the athletic season for Texas Tech with the Wreck 'Em Breakfast Tuesday, August 21. 

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Texas Boys Ranch uses Equine Therapy to develop kids' social skills, confidence and patience Video included

Kids living at the Texas Boys Ranch use Equine Therapy to build confidence, life skills and friends after being displaced from their homes. Abby is sixteen years old. Her sanctuary is surrounded by a pack of colts.

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FOX34 Corner Kitchen: microwave goulash Video included

Registered Dietitian Brenda Duby has a recipe that takes about fifteen minutes and makes great leftovers. 

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Look Around Lubbock: first day of school Video included

Starting the new school year can be exciting, but nerve wracking. Parents who monitor, support and advocate for their children help...

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5 things to know: Wednesday

5 things to know: Wednesday; Perry: Chancellor Duncan's retirement began almost two years ago, Loss of Reagor-Dykes Chevrolet in Floydada a potential financial pitfall for city, Vehicle auction company claims Reagor-Dykes owes it $687,000, Texas Boys Ranch uses Equine Therapy to develop kids' social skills, confidence and patience, Trump-Omarosa feud rooted in her allegations of racism

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Perry: Chancellor Duncan's retirement began almost two years ago Video included

One of Chancellor Robert Duncan's biggest pushes for Texas Tech was a vet school. According to State Senator, Charles Perry, his advocacy for the expansion, wasn't felt across legislators.

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Loss of Reagor-Dykes Chevrolet in Floydada a potential financial pitfall for city Video included

There are three kings in Floydada: "It's cotton, pumpkins, and Reagor-Dykes," said Floydada Chamber of Commerce Manager Kortney Debock. 

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Harvey help: $174M available for hundreds of Texas districts

More than 300 Texas school districts that helped educate Hurricane Harvey-displaced students are eligible to apply for $174 million in federal grants. The Texas Education Agency on Tuesday announced the assistance and a list of eligible districts and charter schools . 

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Vehicle auction company claims Reagor-Dykes owes it $687,000

Vehicle auction companies Manheim Remarketing, Inc. and Online Vehicle Exchange, L.L.C. requested a U.S. Bankruptcy Court allow it to proceed to reclaim $687,345. It claims Reagor-Dykes has not paid it for 16 vehicles sold in July.

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UPDATED: Italy authorities raise bridge death toll to 39

The Italian news agency ANSA says a raised highway has partially collapsed in the northern port city of Genoa. 

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Occidental Petroleum enhances recruitment efforts for South Plains College graduates

In a cooperative venture to provide employment opportunities for graduates of South Plains College’s technical programs, Occidental Petroleum is recruiting students in Industrial Manufacturing and Electrical and Power Transmission Technology programs. 

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Jordanian immigrant gets death for Houston 'honor killings'

A Jordanian immigrant has been sentenced to death in Texas for the fatal shootings of his son-in-law and daughter's best friend in what prosecutors described as "honor killings."    Jurors on Tuesday sentenced Ali Mahwood-Awad Irsan in the 2012 killings of Coty Beavers and Gelareh Bagherzadeh. The same Houston jury convicted him of capital murder last month.    Prosecutors say Irsan, who is a Muslim, fatally shot Beavers because he was angr...

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Chamber unveils new benefit for Chamber Partners

The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce today announced new health insurance plan options for small business members, made possible by Association Health Plan rules issued by the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) last month.

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Ford Credit claims Reagor-Dykes is not following court orders; court grants extension to file docs

In Ford Credit's opposition to Reagor-Dykes hiring a chief restructuring officer, it claims the company has not followed court orders. Ford Credit also claims R-D is not selling vehicles. The Court has allowed R-D more time to submit financial documents. 

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The Latest: Report identifies over 300 'predator priests'

Pennsylvania officials have released a landmark grand jury report that identifies more than 300 "predator priests" who molested children in six dioceses. 

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Abilene house fire that killed 2 blamed on lit cigarette

Investigators blame a lit cigarette for starting a West Texas house fire that killed an 82-year-old woman and her son. KTXS-TV reports Abilene Fire Department investigators have determined the July 20 fire was an accident. 

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U.S. News and World Report names Covenant Medical Center best in the region

For the third consecutive year Covenant Medical Center (CMC) has been named as U.S. News and World Report’s Best Hospital for the Panhandle Plains Region.

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Texas Tech researcher focuses on pollinator biodiversity, conservation of habitat

Pollinators are an essential part of life on the Texas High Plains, playing a critical role in both the ecosystem and the human diet. “One in three bites of food we eat is directly attributed to pollinators,” said Scott Longing, an assistant professor of entomology in Texas Tech University’s Department of Plant and Soil Science in the College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources. 

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Chamber taking applications for Leadership Lubbock, YEA Video included

The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce is working to shape future community leaders through Leadership Lubbock and YEA (Young Entrepreneurs Academy). 

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Civic Lubbock, Inc. announces lineup for Lubbock Music Now 2018

Civic Lubbock, Inc. is thrilled to announce the lineup of artists for the 2018 Lubbock Music NOW album which features local artists who provide the soundtrack for our city.

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SPC to recognize Law Enforcement Summer Academy graduates

South Plains College will host the 2018 Law Enforcement Summer Academy graduation ceremony on Aug. 17 (Friday) in the Sundown Room.  

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TBR foster parents:'It's the toughest job you'll ever love' Video included

There are 31 foster care children living in four cottages at the Texas Boys Ranch. At each one, a couple takes on the role of house parents.  

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Look Around Lubbock: Habitat for Humanity Restore Video included

Habitat for Humanity ReStore has new and gently used home furnishings and decor for sale to decorate your dorm or apartment for back to school. Shopping or donating at the ReStore helps support...

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5 things to know: Tuesday

5 things to know: Tuesday; Texas Tech Chancellor Robert Duncan announces retirement; U.S. Trustee opposes Reagor-Dykes request to hire chief restructuring officer; LPD: Officers fired on armed suspect who raised gun at police; Senator Cruz campaigns in Lubbock; Lubbock Commissioner's Court approves multipurpose arena for November ballot

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UPDATED: Texas Tech Chancellor Robert Duncan announces retirement

Texas Tech Chancellor Robert Duncan announced his retirement in a letter Monday. Unconfirmed reports suggest Dr. Tedd Mitchell will serve as interim chancellor.
 

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Senator Cruz campaigns in Lubbock

Senator Cruz said he does recognize the battle he is up against come November. He said he continues to have the upper hand against El Paso Representative Beto O'Rourke. 

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Lubbock Republican Party announces Justice of the Peace nominees

The Lubbock County Republican Party has accepted the following letters of intent, to seek the nomination, for the vacancy on the Republican ballot for Lubbock County Justice of the Peace Precinct No. 4. 

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Texas Tech to host Summit on Sexual Harassment

Inspired by the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, academics are coming together to form novel and public solutions in response to the problems of sexism and the intersectional forces of racism, classism and heterosexism within higher education.

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Lubbock Commissioner's Court approves multipurpose arena for November ballot

The Lubbock County Commissioner's Court approved the proposed multipurpose arena for Lubbock and will let voters decide in the November ballot.  

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U.S. Trustee opposes Reagor-Dykes request to hire chief restructuring officer

A U.S. Justice Department Trustee opposes a request made by Reagor-Dykes Auto Group in Bankruptcy Court to hire a chief restructuring officer. Instead, the trustee supports Ford Motor's request.

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Businesses encouraged to hang signage to welcome back students

The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce encourages all local businesses to display banners, flags and signage to welcome college students back to Lubbock between now and September 3. 

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At least 27 rescued after flash flood hits West Texas park

At least 27 people have been rescued after 8 to 9 inches of rain caused flash flooding in the Nueces River at a park west of San Antonio. The Uvalde County Sheriff's Office says on its social media that the 27 were rescued from high water Sunday at Chalk Bluff Park, about 15 miles (25 kilometers) northwest of Uvalde, Texas. 

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Texas Boys Ranch helps kids transition into safer environment Video included

There were more than one-thousand victims of child abuse and neglect in Lubbock County alone last year. When these children are taken in by the state, the Texas Boys Ranch provides housing and much needed love to these kids.  When kids come to the Texas Boys Ranch, they are usually first time removals from their families. It's emergency shelter offers a safe, clean, temporary place to stay while cases are processed.    Jodi Albin, a case manager, says a normal day tak... More>>

Registration open for Komen West Texas, Lubbock Race for the Cure

Registration for individuals, teams and dogs is now open for the Susan G. Komen® West Texas – Lubbock’s 2018 Race for the Cure. The 24th annual event will be held Oct. 6 at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center with a survivors’ gathering prior to the race and an Expo with food and non-food vendors for all registered participants following the race. 

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Eppler: Two movies about perils of growing up Video included

"Eighth Grade" and "Christopher Robin" take different approaches to examining childhood and growing up. One of them is among the best movies of the year

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The Silent Wings Museum presents "Patch N' Grab" workshop

Join the Silent Wings Museum for a Patch 'N' Grab Workshop Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. Participants will learn how to sew their own glider pilot patches.

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TTU graduate named Inaugural Cargill Endowed Professor in meat science

Dale R. Woerner, who earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Texas Tech, will begin the new position in meat science sustainability this fall. 

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Lubbock council approves tax increase

Lubbock City Council plans to raise the property tax rate by one cent for the upcoming fiscal year.

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Parent aims to break down stigmas surrounding Autism

Understanding Autism can be difficult since the range and severity of symptoms can vary widely.  

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Officials: Man who stole plane, died in crash not a pilot Video included

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Alaska Airlines says there was an "unauthorized take-off" of an airplane and witnesses reported a jet being chased by military planes near Sea-Tac International Airport. More>>

Tense confrontation amid peaceful vigils in Charlottesville

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Police are blocking off streets and mobilizing hundreds of officers for the anniversary of a deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, alarming activists who plan to rally against the hatred that shocked the nation. More>>

Sondra's Song host month-long fundraiser, 'Locking up Locals' Video included

Sondra's Song is 'Locking Up Locals' to raise awareness about youth transitioning out of foster care. 

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Freestanding ERs a better option for less serious emergencies

During flu season emergency rooms were backed up and wait times were outrageous.

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Ohio State's Meyer put on leave, investigation opened Video included

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The ex-wife of former Ohio State assistant football coach Zach Smith says she told the wife of Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer her husband had assaulted her in 2015. More>>

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  • Feds to review Ohio State response to claims of abuse by doc

    Feds to review Ohio State response to claims of abuse by doc

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:28 AM EDT2018-08-16 14:28:14 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:40 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:40:57 GMT
    Federal officials will investigate Ohio State University's response to allegations against a team doctor now accused of sexual misconduct against scores of athletes and other male students in the 1980s and 1990s.
    Federal officials will investigate Ohio State University's response to allegations against a team doctor now accused of sexual misconduct against scores of athletes and other male students in the 1980s and 1990s.
  • Colorado man arrested after pregnant wife, 2 children vanish

    Colorado man arrested after pregnant wife, 2 children vanish

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:05 AM EDT2018-08-16 08:05:05 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:40 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:40:49 GMT
    Authorities say the husband of a missing family in Colorado has been arrested in connection with the case.
    Authorities say the husband of a missing family in Colorado has been arrested in connection with the case.
  • Nevada Democrats hope Latinos can propel them to victory

    Nevada Democrats hope Latinos can propel them to victory

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:18 AM EDT2018-08-16 06:18:15 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:37 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:37:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). In this Aug. 15, 2018, photo, Maria Nieto, right, and Alma Romo, second from left, register people to vote in Las Vegas. Democrats in Nevada are working to register and engage Latino voters ahead of this year's midterms, hoping ...(AP Photo/John Locher). In this Aug. 15, 2018, photo, Maria Nieto, right, and Alma Romo, second from left, register people to vote in Las Vegas. Democrats in Nevada are working to register and engage Latino voters ahead of this year's midterms, hoping ...
    Nevada Democrats are working to register and engage Latino voters ahead of this year's midterms, hoping to re-create the big wins the state's Hispanic and immigrant community helped deliver in 2016.
    Nevada Democrats are working to register and engage Latino voters ahead of this year's midterms, hoping to re-create the big wins the state's Hispanic and immigrant community helped deliver in 2016.
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  • The Latest: Turkey, Europe 'on same page' opposing US moves

    The Latest: Turkey, Europe 'on same page' opposing US moves

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:50 AM EDT2018-08-16 12:50:21 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:41 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:41:26 GMT
    (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as he shakes hands with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani prior to their talks at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Turkey...(Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as he shakes hands with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani prior to their talks at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Turkey...
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has spoken with French President Emmanuel Macron, during which Macron said that Turkey's economic stability is important for France.
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has spoken with French President Emmanuel Macron, during which Macron said that Turkey's economic stability is important for France.
  • Turkish finance chief tries to reassure investors on crisis

    Turkish finance chief tries to reassure investors on crisis

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:30 AM EDT2018-08-16 07:30:03 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:41 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:41:15 GMT
    The Turkish lira has rebound from record losses a day after Qatar pledged US$15 billion in investments to help Turkey's economy.
    The Turkish lira has rebound from record losses a day after Qatar pledged US$15 billion in investments to help Turkey's economy.
  • In US dispute, a few Turks destroy iPhones in online posts

    In US dispute, a few Turks destroy iPhones in online posts

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:30 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:30:28 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:41 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:41:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). People walk past an advertising billboard at an upscale neighbourhood in Istanbul, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018.  Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan,  had said that his country will boycott U.S.-made electronic goods ami...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). People walk past an advertising billboard at an upscale neighbourhood in Istanbul, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, had said that his country will boycott U.S.-made electronic goods ami...
    A small number of Turks are responding to their president's call to boycott American electronic goods by posting videos in which they smash iPhones with bats, hammers and other blunt instruments.
    A small number of Turks are responding to their president's call to boycott American electronic goods by posting videos in which they smash iPhones with bats, hammers and other blunt instruments.
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