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The Latest: Trump says chaos in Venezuela is unacceptable

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Election Administrator advises voters to register as soon as possible Video included

If you want to vote in November, you need to be registered by Oct. 9.

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Lea County traffic stop results in two arrests

On September 23, 2018, Deputies with the Lea County Sheriff’s Office conducted at traffic stop on a 2001 Toyota Sequoia on Knowles Road in Lea County.

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Tech professor earns Distinguished Educator Award

Heidi Brady, an expert in equine-assisted therapy and equine science, has been with the department since 1995.

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The City of Lubbock Health Department reports first case of West Nile Virus

The City of Lubbock Health Department has reported the first case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in a resident of Lubbock for 2018. The investigation was unable to confirm if the person contracted WNV in Lubbock.

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Tech junior wide receiver added to Biletnikoff Watch List

Texas Tech junior wide receiver Antoine Wesley has been added to the 2018 Biletnikoff Award watch list, the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation announced Tuesday.

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Warm and becoming breezy this afternoon Video included

A cold front will bring some big chances starting this afternoon. Get the full details in the FOX34 Weather Blog.

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Look Around Lubbock: Panhandle-South Plains Fair Video included

The 2018 Panhandle-South Plains Fair has started and will continue until September 29. There are 36 different rides, a petting barnyard, food, drinks, exhibits and more. There are also livestock events throughout the week...

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5 things to know: Tuesday

5 things to know: Tuesday; Election Administrator advises voters to register as soon as possible; Opt-Out Fallout: Vaccine Exemptions Rising; Dallas police officer accused in neighbor's death fired; With newfound aggressiveness, GOP ramps up Kavanaugh fight; Rosenstein's job to be topic of Thursday meeting with Trump

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Kurt's cancer story: From fighter to survivor Video included

We've been fielding your phone calls and messages asking about Kurt. He's conquered cancer and will be back soon after he's recovered from major surgery. Even from the hospital bed, he's still with us and shares his journey through chemotherapy, kidney removal and why he's happy he's gone through it all.

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Powell hired as Midland ISD general counsel

the Midland ISD School Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Matthew Powell will join the district’s leadership team as General Counsel on November 5th. Powell will be responsible for providing direct legal counsel and representation for the Board of Trustees, Superintendent, and administrative staff. 

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Opt-Out Fallout: Vaccine Exemptions Rising Video included

There are 14 vaccine preventable diseases including measles, mumps, and whooping cough that are still a threat in the United States. The number of people choosing not to be vaccinated for non-medical reasons is rising each year. Carla Thrash is the mother of four children who all have immune disorders. Her children can't take vaccines, so when others decide not to vaccinate their children, her children have a higher risk of getting sick and ending up in the hospital.

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Lubbock County Commissioners approve contract with outside forensic pathology firm

Lubbock County Commissioners approve a contract with an outside forensic pathology firm to take over duties at the medical examiner's office. NAAG Pathology Labs will operate and manage the office with Dr. Sam Andrews as chief. Dr. Sridhar Natarajan's retirement is effective next Monday. 

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3D gun advocate accused of sex with minor freed on bond

The owner of a Texas company that sells plans to make untraceable 3-D printed guns is free on bond after being accused by authorities of having sex with an underage girl.   

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Research by Texas Tech professor shows how classroom environments can help children with autism Video included

A recent CDC report found around 1 in 58 children are affected by ASD, or autism spectrum disorder. This is a 15 percent increase from two years ago, according to the study. Kristi Gaines, author of Designing for Autism Spectrum Disorders, said the autism rate for children is hard to quantify and may not capture the true scale of ASD. "You know, you can have some children that may not be identified as having ASD because they're able to accommodate. It's a s... More>>

United Blood Services rebranded as Vitalant

Blood Systems announced today that its 10 blood center brands including United Blood Services will unite as one cohesive brand under the new name Vitalant.

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Shallowater Middle School wins $10,000 grant to further STEM education thanks to local farmers

America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education called on local farmers to nominate rural schools to receive nearly $2.3 million in grants to enhance their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs. 

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U.S. Silica helps fight childhood hunger in Lamesa

U.S. Silica has donated $10,710 to Food 4 Kids Lamesa Backpack Program to help provide wholesome snacks and other nutritious foods to 85 South Elementary students Pre-K through fifth grade at risk of going hungry over school weekends throughout the 2018-2019 school year. 

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LPD officers investigate east Lubbock shooting

Just after 6:30 p.m. on Friday, September 21, Lubbock Police officers were called to the area of East 24th Street and Globe Avenue for a report of an injured male lying on the ground. 

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FirstCapital Bank requests First Bank & Trust lawsuit against it, Reagor-Dykes, others move to federal court

The attorney for FirstCapital Bank filed a request to move First Bank & Trust's lawsuit against FirstCapital, Reagor-Dykes and several others to federal court. 

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Covenant Health and University Medical Center partner to take a stand against childhood cancer

In a continuing effort to raise funds and awareness for the fight against childhood cancer, Covenant Health and University Medical Center are joining together for the Lubbock Pediatric Cancer Walk on Saturday, September 29 from 9 am to noon at Buddy Holly Park in Lubbock, TX. 

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Texas Tech University’s UrbanTech to facilitate the American Institute of Architects’ Sustainable Design Assessment Team

Texas Tech University’s UrbanTech Design Center, part of the College of Architecture (CoA), is facilitating the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Sustainable Design Assessment Team (SDAT) Oct. 1-3. SDAT is a community assistance program that focuses on the principles of sustainability.

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Hospice of Lubbock seeks volunteers

Hospice of Lubbock needs direct patient volunteers. To be certified as a direct patient volunteer, one must complete 16 hours of training offered by Hospice of Lubbock staff to prepare for sharing this special end-of-life time with our Hospice of Lubbock patients and families. 

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Dallas police officer accused in neighbor's death fired

Dallas police say a white officer accused of fatally shooting her black neighbor inside his own apartment has been dismissed. The Dallas Police Department fired Officer Amber Guyger on Monday, weeks after she fatally shot 26-year-old Botham Jean inside his own apartment on Sept. 6. 

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Eppler: "House with a Clock" more fun than expected Video included

"The House with a Clock in its Walls" may launch a new franchise. FOX34's James Eppler has the review

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Hobbs woman arrested for embezzlement

On July 24, 2018, Lea County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 7400 block of North Dal Paso, Hobbs, NM in reference to a reported embezzlement at Lea County Roadside.

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The Latest: Committee to look into second woman's accusation

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Top Democrats are asking President Donald Trump again to direct the FBI to investigate Christine Blasey Ford's claim that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when both were teenagers. More>>

Wilson 2 TDs, Thomas 2 picks, Seahawks beat Cowboys 24-13

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Russell Wilson threw for two touchdowns in the first half, Chris Carson added a 5-yard TD run in early in the fourth quarter, and the Seattle Seahawks avoided a 0-3 start with a 24-13 win over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. More>>

After more than 30 years of serving, Sgt. Gonzalez retires from DPS Video included

Most know him as "Trooper John", even after his promotion. Sgt. John Gonzales has played many roles through his career at DPS since he started in the late '80's. He said maintaining relationship and showing a different side of law enforcement has served his passion for safety education. 

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Senator Cruz makes a campaign stop in Lubbock following debate Video included

Senator Ted Cruz makes his third stop in Lubbock within the past few months. Cruz spoke to a crowd at the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center just a day following his first debate with Beto O'Rourke. 

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Bowman leads Texas Tech past No. 15 Oklahoma State, 41-17

Alan Bowman threw for 397 yards and two touchdowns and Texas Tech ended a nine-game losing streak to Oklahoma State with a 41-17 victory over the No. 15 Cowboys.

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American Diabetes Association hosts Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes in Lubbock Video included

The American Diabetes Association hosted an event named the "Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes" at Mackenzie Park Saturday morning, where hundreds of Lubbock citizens gathered to help raise awareness and money in hopes of researchers finding a cure for the growing disease.  

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Cruz, O'Rourke trade attacks during testy 1st Texas debate

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Republican Ted Cruz and Democrat Beto O'Rourke are holding their first debate as a Texas Senate race that once looked like it would be a cakewalk for the conservative incumbent now appears to be anything but one. More>>

The Violence Against Women act to expire at the end of the month Video included

In 1994, President Clinton signed the Violence Against Women act to help protect victims of domestic violence. Since then, It has been reauthorized several times, most recently under the Obama Administration in 2013. 

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103-year-old World War II veteran reflects on changes she's seen throughout life Video included

Catherine Royalty, the longest living veteran in Lubbock, has lived to see more than a century go by at 103 years old. 

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Kindle Hope: Ignites hope through benefit concert Video included

The goal's $10,000 to help the Buckner's Family Hope Center. 

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Lubbock Police Department asks for public’s help in fatal crash

Crash Investigators with the Lubbock Police Department are searching for possible witnesses of a deadly crash earlier this month. Lubbock Police Officers were called to the 4700 block of 4th street, at 2:12 a.m., Thursday, September 6, following reports of a Chevrolet Impala that crashed into a utility pole. 

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City of Lubbock names Steven Greene Animal Services Director

The City of Lubbock is pleased to announce Steven Greene as the Animal Services Director. Steven, currently an Assistant Director, will begin in the Director position on September 20,2018. 

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Lubbock Economic Development Alliance announces 71 new jobs

The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance (LEDA) announced the creation of 71 new jobs and $24 million in capital investment at a press conference Friday afternoon. 

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Texas Tech School of Theatre & Dance takes Season into the Community

When Mark Charney, director of the Texas Tech University School of Theatre & Dance in the J.T. & Margaret Talkington College of Visual & Performing Arts (TCVPA), began planning for the 2018-19 theater season, he had his work cut out for him. 

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Superior Pipe Products to open Lubbock facility, leading to 71 highly skilled jobs

The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance announced the creation of 71 new jobs and $24 million in capital investment. Superior Pipe Products, LLC, a manufacturer of pipe products used in agriculture, municipal, and other industries, will open a new facility in Lubbock.

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Jeff Banister Dismissed as Texas Rangers Manager

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Banister has a record of 325-313 since being appointed as the 18th full-time manager in club history

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Judge sets schedule, trial date in Vista Bank v FirstCapital Bank lawsuit

In Vista Bank's lawsuit against FirstCapital Bank and its CEO and its chairman, the judge has set a schedule for the case. Trial is scheduled for March 2020.

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Former Reagor-Dykes CFO denies late payments, says Vista Bank attacked him, his family

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Through his attorney, former Reagor-Dykes chief financial officer Shane Smith said Vista Bank has attacked him and his family through a lawsuit filed this week.

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Texas Tech Museum hosts Cool Salsa and Hot Music event Video included

It was a night full of salsa, salsa and more salsa. The Museum of Texas Tech hosted a Cool Salsa and Hot Music event. 

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Texas Tech launches new minor in Mexican-American and Latino studies

Texas Tech launches it's new minor in Mexican-American and Latino studies with a celebration. The Director of University Programs, Sarah Schintz, explained what this dynamic interdisciplinary course of study will bring to the university.  

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Ranching Heritage Center dedicates 50th historic ranch structure Video included

The National Ranching Heritage Center dedicates it's 50th historic ranch structure. This 112-year-old barn is from Snyder and was used to hold cattle back in it's prime. 

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Texas Tech creates new sports psychology position to address mental illness with student-athletes

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In an effort to address mental illness issues with student-athletes, Texas Tech has created a new sports psychologist position for the athletics department. 

An alarming 2016 study from Drexel University found 24 percent of collegiate athletes meet the criteria of having "clinically significant" depression.

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Patrick Mahomes attributes NFL success to Texas Tech Video included

Patrick Mahomes has started three road games under center for the Chiefs in his time so far at Kansas City.

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Comfort Keepers of Lubbock to host Annual Feed Seniors Now food drive

Comfort Keepers of Lubbock is hosting the 8th Annual Feed Seniors Now food drive, benefiting Lubbock Meals on Wheels.  Because of this successful project, Lubbock Meals on Wheels is now able to provide weekend assistance to 250 seniors each week.  

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Travel with the Chamber to Switzerland

The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce has announced that it will be exploring Switzerland in 2019, and is inviting Chamber members and their family and friends to join this once in a lifetime experience. 

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Vista Bank sues former Reagor-Dykes CFO, claims loan default Video included

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Vista Bank is suing former Reagor-Dykes chief financial officer Shane Smith for an unpaid loan. According to Vista's filing, Smith signed for a $200,000 loan in January. The loan would mature in January 2019.

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Prescott, Dallas D lead Cowboys to 20-13 win over Giants

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Prescott throws 64-yard TD early, Cowboys sack Eli Manning six times in 20-13 win over Giants. More>>

US marks 9/11 with somber tributes; Trump speaks at PA site Video included

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Americans are commemorating the Sept. 11 terror attacks with somber tributes, volunteer projects and a new monument to victims. More>>

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  • Pills for appendicitis? Surgery often not needed, study says

    Pills for appendicitis? Surgery often not needed, study says

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 11:23 AM EDT2018-09-25 15:23:07 GMT
    Tuesday, September 25 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-09-25 16:44:39 GMT
    New study says surgery often isn't needed for appendicitis and that antibiotics instead can do the trick.
    New study says surgery often isn't needed for appendicitis and that antibiotics instead can do the trick.
  • What's yogurt? Industry wants greater liberty to use term

    What's yogurt? Industry wants greater liberty to use term

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 10:03 AM EDT2018-09-25 14:03:15 GMT
    Tuesday, September 25 2018 12:38 PM EDT2018-09-25 16:38:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File). FILE - This July 11, 2018, file photo shows yogurt on display at a grocery store in River Ridge, La. The Food and Drug Administration established a standard for yogurt in 1981 that limited the ingredients. The industry ...(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File). FILE - This July 11, 2018, file photo shows yogurt on display at a grocery store in River Ridge, La. The Food and Drug Administration established a standard for yogurt in 1981 that limited the ingredients. The industry ...
    Yogurt makers hope Trump administration will give them more liberty on what can be called "yogurt.".
    Yogurt makers hope Trump administration will give them more liberty on what can be called "yogurt.".
  • Judge weighs Cosby's sentence after declaring him 'predator'

    Judge weighs Cosby's sentence after declaring him 'predator'

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 1:52 AM EDT2018-09-25 05:52:14 GMT
    Tuesday, September 25 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-09-25 16:44:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby departs after a sentencing hearing at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, in Norristown, Pa. Cosby's chief accuser on Monday asked for "justice as the court sees fit" as the 81-year-old comedian ...(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby departs after a sentencing hearing at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, in Norristown, Pa. Cosby's chief accuser on Monday asked for "justice as the court sees fit" as the 81-year-old comedian ...
    Bill Cosby could be in prison by day's end as reckoning comes in 3-year sex assault case.
    Bill Cosby could be in prison by day's end as reckoning comes in 3-year sex assault case.
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  • World leaders laugh as Trump boasts of his achievements

    World leaders laugh as Trump boasts of his achievements

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-09-25 16:44:43 GMT
    Tuesday, September 25 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-09-25 16:44:44 GMT
    President Donald Trump got some unintended laughs when he addressed world leaders on Tuesday.
    President Donald Trump got some unintended laughs when he addressed world leaders on Tuesday.
  • Syria: Everyone else's battleground, in both war and peace

    Syria: Everyone else's battleground, in both war and peace

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 3:52 AM EDT2018-09-25 07:52:11 GMT
    Tuesday, September 25 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-09-25 16:44:10 GMT
    (Ugur Can/DHA via AP, File). FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2018, file photo, motor cycles ride past buildings destroyed during the fighting in the northern town of Ariha in Idlib province, Syria. As world leaders talk peace at the U.N. this week, the Syrian...(Ugur Can/DHA via AP, File). FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2018, file photo, motor cycles ride past buildings destroyed during the fighting in the northern town of Ariha in Idlib province, Syria. As world leaders talk peace at the U.N. this week, the Syrian...
    Syria's war casts a shadow over talk of peacemaking at the U.N. General Assembly this week.
    Syria's war casts a shadow over talk of peacemaking at the U.N. General Assembly this week.
  • Trump boasts of America's might, draws headshakes at UN

    Trump boasts of America's might, draws headshakes at UN

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-09-25 04:52:20 GMT
    Tuesday, September 25 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-09-25 16:44:05 GMT
    Trump stormed into office on the resonance of his aggressive "America First" agenda, but now as he returns to the pinnacle of global diplomacy he can't escape the growing shadows of domestic political crises.
    Trump stormed into office on the resonance of his aggressive "America First" agenda, but now as he returns to the pinnacle of global diplomacy he can't escape the growing shadows of domestic political crises.
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