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CNN sues Trump, demanding return of Acosta to White House

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CNN is suing the Trump administration, demanding that correspondent Jim Acosta's press pass to cover the White House be returned. More>>

State Rep. Burrows to help in search for new House Parliamentarian

Lubbock State Representative Dustin Burrows will help scout a new House Parliamentarian. The parliamentarian's primary function is to offer nonpartisan, confidential advice on questions about legislative rules and practice.  

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Lubbock Chamber of Commerce's permanent injunction of an Obama-era regulation is upheld

On November 9, the U.S. Department of Labor dismissed an appeal to a lawsuit from the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce.  It is over the Persuader Rule, an Obama-era regulation that would have required employers and labor attorneys to disclose information about union opposition. The Chamber of Commerce stepped in two years ago and blocked the rule from taking effect with a permanent injunction.  "It really targeted small businesses and put a target on their backs... More>>

New Mexico man charged, arrested for sexual assault

Sunday, Nov. 11, Lea County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 2000 block of North Gary Lane, Hobbs, NM in reference to a sexual assault. Lea County Sheriff’s Investigators learned a 19-year-old female victim of Hobbs, NM was sexually assaulted by Jordan Riggins, 26. 

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Sunny rest of week, cooler this weekend Video included

We have a check of some of the coldest readings from this morning, a look ahead to warmer days and when the next front will move across our area. 

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Juul halts store sales of some flavored e-cigarettes

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E-cigarette company Juul halts sales of flavors at stores to help keep them from kids. More>>

UPDATED: City of Littlefield on water boil notice due to main water line break

The City of Littlefield is working on repairs to a main water line break after rupturing this morning.  The entire city is without water.  Check back for updates as the city is currently trying to resolve this issue.

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Texas lawmakers abuzz in Austin

Texas lawmakers are already back to work despite session still being more than two months away. 

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Judge to consider sentencing Jouett as juvenile after court testimony in Clovis Library shooting

At a hearing today in Clovis, New Mexico there was an amenability hearing, a motion to consider sentencing Nathaniel Jouett as a juvenile, filed by the defense.  

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SPC Reese Center to host Vocational Nursing Pinning Ceremony

Ten Vocational Nursing Students will be honored during a Pinning Ceremony signifying the end of their formal education at the South Plains College Center for Clinical Excellence at 3 p.m. on Dec. 13 (Thursday).

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Apparent murder-suicide leaves 4 adults dead in Tsayatoh, New Mexico

The FBI and Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety are investigating an apparent murder-suicide in Tsayatoh, New Mexico, that left four adults dead, including the suspected shooter.  

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Lubbock County Commissioners appoint new County Constable

Lubbock County Commissioners appointed Tony Jackson as the new County Constable for Precinct 4. He will be replacing former County Constable C.J. Peterson.

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Look Around Lubbock: LPD Homeless Outreach Team Video included

The LPD Homeless Outreach Team's mission is to provide a professional, humane, and safe response to individuals with behavioral health problems and to the homeless.

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New blazes fan fresh fears in California as some return home Video included

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The growth and destructive power of a Southern California wildfire have been slowed to a crawl. More>>

Three people shot at Albuquerque warehouse, police search for gunman

Albuquerque Police are searching for a gunman who shot three people at a warehouse on the city's southeast side. At last report, all three victims are in critical conditions.

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DPS encourages drivers to prepare for winter weather Video included

Fortunately, the elements were not as bad as expected. However, with it technically still Fall, there is a lot of winter weather to brace for.  

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Bonnen says he has votes for TX House Speaker

Angleton Rep. Dennis Bonnen says he has 109 votes for that position.

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The Latest: Gillum angry about emailed votes, Trump tweet

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Gov. Rick Scott wants a judge to order law enforcement to impound Broward County's voting machines and ballots when they're not being used during the Florida recount. More>>

Alderson Elementary hosts Community Reading Event

Alderson Elementary School highlighting the importance of literacy and the power of reading by hosting a community reading event in partnership with the Texas Tech University College of Education. 

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Covenant Health hosts Veteran's Day celebration

Covenant Health celebrates Veterans Day with a ceremonial presentation of the flag and the dedication of colors.

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Lubbock Salvation Army aids those seeking shelter during cold conditions

The Salvation Army of Lubbock serving those who are trying to escape the bitter cold. The canteen rolling out tonight as temperatures drop below 30 degrees.

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Amidst a growing opioid crisis, the FDA approves new drug 10 times stronger than fentanyl Video included

On average, 115 Americans die each day from an opioid overdose, according to the Center for Disease Control. In the midst of this opioid epidemic, the FDA recently approved a new drug called Dsuvia, which has a potency stronger than any opioid currently on the market. It is 10 times stronger than fentanyl, and up to 1,000 times more powerful than morphine. 

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Urban growth could end up helping Dems in future elections Video included

Last week's election was the highest turnout for midterm elections in Texas. The Senate race was the closest it's been in forty years.  Lubbock County Judge-elect Curtis Parrish says Tuesday's historic turnout wasn't strictly about party affiliation. 

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Marsha Sharp Freeway lane closure expected due to utility work

Beginning Tuesday, November 13, Lubbock Power & Light (LP&L) and its contractors will begin a utility construction project on Marsha Sharp Freeway between Texas Tech Parkway and the Drive of Champions. 

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Valentine, Featherstone capture individual titles at AMSA Meat Judging National Championships

Koby Valentine, a junior from Clovis, New Mexico, captured the individual national championship, and the Texas Tech University Meat Judging Team finished as reserve grand champion in the 2018 American Meat Science Association International Meat Judging Contest Sunday (Nov. 11) in Dakota City, Nebraska. 

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Senator Menendez files Comprehensive and Compassionate Medical Cannabis Bill

To alleviate suffering for thousands of Texas patients, Senator José Menéndez filed Senate Bill 90, a comprehensive and compassionate medical cannabis bill. If passed, Texas would become the 33rd state to offer medical cannabis for qualifying patients. 

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Lubbock Fire Rescue Division Chief passes away

Lubbock Fire Rescue Division Chief Michael Lewis passed away Saturday evening. He served the citizens of Lubbock for almost 28 years. Chief Lewis started his career with LFR December 29, 1990. Chief Lewis was 56.  Details on his services have not yet been released.

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'Marvel Comics' co-creator, visionary Stan Lee dies

It’s unclear at this time exactly how the comic book legend died, but he has experienced several health issues throughout the past year including a battle with pneumonia as well as issues with his vision.

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Eppler: "Overlord" a twist on World War II movies Video included

"Overlord" is a very different kind of World War II movie - less "Saving Private Ryan" and more "Saving Private Ryan from Nazi Zombie Super Soldiers." 

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Junior League of Lubbock to aide local nonprofits

The Junior League of Lubbock has selected six Lubbock area nonprofit organizations to receive $10,000 in grant funding.

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Look Around Lubbock: Thanksgiving Camps at Science Spectrum Video included

The Science Spectrum has three Thanksgiving Camps on November 19 and 20 for different age groups. 

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In remembering WWI, world warned of resurging 'old demons'

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Commemorations are underway around the world to mark the moment 100 years ago when the slaughter of World War I finally stopped. More>>

Couple diagnosed with the same cancer within the same year Video included

After nearly a lifetime of smoke, one couple decided it was time to quit. 

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Governor Abbott announces deployment of firefighters to aid In fighting California wildfires

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that firefighters and support personnel from across Texas will be deployed to help combat the devastating wildfires currently impacting Southern California. 

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Frenship ISD staff development day scheduled

Frenship ISD will have a staff development day tomorrow in observance of Veteran's Day. Students will not have school.  More>>

Woman shot outside bar in east Lubbock

Just before 4:30 a.m., Sunday, a women was shot outside a bar in east Lubbock.  Police report she was at the Hitching Post near 19th Street and MLK celebrating her birthday with friends. 

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Texas Tech falls to Texas, 41-34

Jett Duffey almost reached perfection for the Red Raiders on their opening drive against Texas. He was 7 for 8 with 68 yards, including a 5-yard touchdown to TJ Vasher. 

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Texas Tech Alumni Association breaks ground on Frazier expansion Video included

Texas Tech President Lawrence Schovanec and other administrators broke ground Friday for the expansion of the Frazier Alumni Pavilion. 

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Father of fire victim feels sorry for man arrested, who lost three children

"I feel sorry for him, he lost three children, as well as my son's mother-- she lost four children."

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  • State Rep. Burrows to help in search for new House Parliamentarian

    State Rep. Burrows to help in search for new House Parliamentarian

    Lubbock State Representative Dustin Burrows will help scout a new House Parliamentarian. The parliamentarian's primary function is to offer nonpartisan, confidential advice on questions about legislative rules and practice.  

    Lubbock State Representative Dustin Burrows will help scout a new House Parliamentarian. The parliamentarian's primary function is to offer nonpartisan, confidential advice on questions about legislative rules and practice.  

  • Lubbock Chamber of Commerce's permanent injunction of an Obama-era regulation is upheld

    Lubbock Chamber of Commerce's permanent injunction of an Obama-era regulation is upheld

    On November 9, the U.S. Department of Labor dismissed an appeal to a lawsuit from the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce.  It is over the Persuader Rule, an Obama-era regulation that would have required employers and labor attorneys to disclose information about union opposition. The Chamber of Commerce stepped in two years ago and blocked the rule from taking effect with a permanent injunction.  "It really targeted small businesses and put a target on their backs...
    On November 9, the U.S. Department of Labor dismissed an appeal to a lawsuit from the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce.  It is over the Persuader Rule, an Obama-era regulation that would have required employers and labor attorneys to disclose information about union opposition. The Chamber of Commerce stepped in two years ago and blocked the rule from taking effect with a permanent injunction.  "It really targeted small businesses and put a target on their backs...
  • New Mexico man charged, arrested for sexual assault

    New Mexico man charged, arrested for sexual assault

    Sunday, Nov. 11, Lea County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 2000 block of North Gary Lane, Hobbs, NM in reference to a sexual assault. Lea County Sheriff’s Investigators learned a 19-year-old female victim of Hobbs, NM was sexually assaulted by Jordan Riggins, 26. 

    Sunday, Nov. 11, Lea County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 2000 block of North Gary Lane, Hobbs, NM in reference to a sexual assault. Lea County Sheriff’s Investigators learned a 19-year-old female victim of Hobbs, NM was sexually assaulted by Jordan Riggins, 26. 

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  • Sports Light: November 13th

    Sports Light: November 13th

    Sports LightSports Light
    Sports LightSports Light
    Adam Doyle and Marissa Crawley talk about sports, pop culture and more on today's episode.
    Adam Doyle and Marissa Crawley talk about sports, pop culture and more on today's episode.
  • Double T Answers 11-13

    Double T Answers 11-13

    Texas Tech FootballTexas Tech Football

    This week the Double T 97-3 Staff answer "If Texas Tech finishes at 7 and 5, do you still call it a successful season?"

    This week the Double T 97-3 Staff answer "If Texas Tech finishes at 7 and 5, do you still call it a successful season?"

  • Tech Football Preview: Kansas State

    Tech Football Preview: Kansas State

    Texas Tech will look to secure bowl eligibility Saturday afternoon when the Red Raiders travel to Bill Snyder Family Memorial Stadium to face Kansas State in a 2:30 p.m. kickoff.  

    Texas Tech will look to secure bowl eligibility Saturday afternoon when the Red Raiders travel to Bill Snyder Family Memorial Stadium to face Kansas State in a 2:30 p.m. kickoff.  

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  • Authorities: Custody dispute played role in slaying of 8

    Authorities: Custody dispute played role in slaying of 8

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 2:08 PM EST2018-11-13 19:08:59 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 8:00 PM EST2018-11-14 01:00:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE – In this May 3, 2016, file photo, mourners gather around caskets for six of the eight members of the Rhoden family found shot April 22, 2016, at four properties near Piketon, Ohio, during funeral services at Sciot...(AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE – In this May 3, 2016, file photo, mourners gather around caskets for six of the eight members of the Rhoden family found shot April 22, 2016, at four properties near Piketon, Ohio, during funeral services at Sciot...
    Authorities say a family of four has been arrested in the slayings of eight members of another family in rural Ohio two years ago.
    Authorities say a family of four has been arrested in the slayings of eight members of another family in rural Ohio two years ago.
  • Amazon goes bicoastal, will open HQs in New York, DC suburb

    Amazon goes bicoastal, will open HQs in New York, DC suburb

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 6:48 AM EST2018-11-13 11:48:40 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 8:00 PM EST2018-11-14 01:00:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). In this Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, photo, a rusting ferryboat is docked next to an aging industrial warehouse on Long Island City's Anable Basin in the Queens borough of New York. Across the East River is midtown Manhattan, top ...(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). In this Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, photo, a rusting ferryboat is docked next to an aging industrial warehouse on Long Island City's Anable Basin in the Queens borough of New York. Across the East River is midtown Manhattan, top ...
    A person familiar with the plans say Amazon will split its second headquarters between Long Island City in New York and Crystal City in northern Virginia.
    A person familiar with the plans say Amazon will split its second headquarters between Long Island City in New York and Crystal City in northern Virginia.
  • Identifying wildfire dead: DNA, and likely older methods too

    Identifying wildfire dead: DNA, and likely older methods too

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 7:18 PM EST2018-11-14 00:18:15 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 8:00 PM EST2018-11-14 01:00:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). A search and rescue workers searches a car for human remains at a trailer park burned out from the Camp Fire, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Paradise, Calif.(AP Photo/John Locher). A search and rescue workers searches a car for human remains at a trailer park burned out from the Camp Fire, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Paradise, Calif.
    Authorities doing the somber work of identifying the victims of California's deadliest wildfire are drawing on leading-edge DNA technology, but experts say older scientific techniques and deduction could also come...
    Authorities doing the somber work of identifying the victims of California's deadliest wildfire are drawing on leading-edge DNA technology, but experts say older scientific techniques and deduction could also come into play.
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  • Child kickboxing debated in Thailand after 13-year-old dies

    Child kickboxing debated in Thailand after 13-year-old dies

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 7:18 AM EST2018-11-13 12:18:59 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 8:01 PM EST2018-11-14 01:01:29 GMT
    The death of a 13-year-old boy who was knocked out during a boxing match in Thailand has sparked debate over whether to ban child boxing.
    The death of a 13-year-old boy who was knocked out during a boxing match in Thailand has sparked debate over whether to ban child boxing.
  • Handwritten Einstein letter auctioned off for nearly $40,000

    Handwritten Einstein letter auctioned off for nearly $40,000

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 5:51 PM EST2018-11-13 22:51:17 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 8:01 PM EST2018-11-14 01:01:26 GMT
    (Kedem Auction House via AP). This undated photo released by the Kedem Auction House, shows a copy of a 1922 letter Albert Einstein wrote to his beloved younger sister, Maja. The previously unknown letter, brought forward by an anonymous collector, is ...(Kedem Auction House via AP). This undated photo released by the Kedem Auction House, shows a copy of a 1922 letter Albert Einstein wrote to his beloved younger sister, Maja. The previously unknown letter, brought forward by an anonymous collector, is ...
    A handwritten letter written by Albert Einstein warning of the dangers of growing nationalism and anti-Semitism years before the Nazis rose to power has been sold for nearly $40,000.
    A handwritten letter written by Albert Einstein warning of the dangers of growing nationalism and anti-Semitism years before the Nazis rose to power has been sold for nearly $40,000.
  • Italy's doesn't budge in clash with EU over budget deficit

    Italy's doesn't budge in clash with EU over budget deficit

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 10:49 AM EST2018-11-13 15:49:10 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 8:01 PM EST2018-11-14 01:01:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte arrives for a Libya conference in Palermo, Italy, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. Representatives of Libya's quarrelling factions and of countries keen on stabilizing the North African nation sta...(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte arrives for a Libya conference in Palermo, Italy, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. Representatives of Libya's quarrelling factions and of countries keen on stabilizing the North African nation sta...
    The International Monetary Fund is warning that Italy's plan to sharply increase spending carries "substantial" risks and would leave the country vulnerable to market turmoil.
    The International Monetary Fund is warning that Italy's plan to sharply increase spending carries "substantial" risks and would leave the country vulnerable to market turmoil.
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