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Texas Tech University moves TECHsan Memorial, cancels Homecoming Bonfire

The Texas Tech University TECHsan Memorial, held annually at Memorial Circle during Homecoming Week, has been moved indoors due to inclement weather. 

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Pumpkin Trail cancelled for Thursday

Due to the rain and the condition of the trail, the Pumpkin Trail for Thursday, October 18, has been cancelled.  We will be open for our regular hours Friday-Sunday, October 19-21, 2018, in the Lubbock Memorial Arboretum in Clapp Park.

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No resolution yet on Reagor-Dykes customers' unpaid TT&L, trade-in liens

For Reagor-Dykes customers who either have unpaid tax, title and license or an unpaid trade-in balance, they will have to wait a little longer for resolution.

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Texas Tech Big 12 Football schedule 2019

Texas Tech fans can begin marking their calendars as the Big 12 Conference officially unveiled the 2019 schedule Thursday, which features six home games at Jones AT&T Stadium. 

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Khashoggi warns in last column of free rein to silence media

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The Washington Post has published a new column by missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, warning that Middle East governments 'have been given free rein to continue silencing the media at an increasing rate'. More>>

First Look: "Halloween," "Sisters Brothers," Redford's last Video included

Four new movies open in Lubbock theaters this weekend including the return of Michael Myers and the departure of Robert Redford. 

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LPD officers to be recognized at Promotions and Awards ceremony

The Lubbock Police Department will host a Promotions and Awards ceremony to celebrate distinguished officers and promotions. The ceremony is scheduled to begin at 3:00 p.m. October 24 in the 2nd floor auditorium of the police department. More>>

Keller Williams Reality to host Trunk or Treat

Keller Williams Reality will host its second Trunk or Treat event October 30, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. located at 10210 Quaker Ave.

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TTU Graduate School hosting Thesis Competition

The Texas Tech University Graduate School will celebrate the research of its students with the fourth annual Three-Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition Wednesday (Oct. 24).

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City of Plainview ribbon cutting for Travis Trussell Pond

The City of Plainview invites the community to a ribbon cutting at the Travis Trussell Pond on Thursday, October 18th at 11:00 a.m. The pond is located at 10th and Ennis Street.

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Look Around Lubbock: Pumpkin Trail Video included

The Lubbock Pumpkin Trail is a lighted trail of carved jack-o-lanterns in the Lubbock Memorial Arboretum in Clapp Park from October 18-21.

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INTERVIEW: Frullo says work on Tech vet school, school finance will continue Video included

Looking ahead at an eighth year in the Legislature, Frullo said he's willing to continue working with senior leadership on statewide priorities. A guest on the News@Nine Wednesday, Frullo said there's no true solution for public school finance but he's open to working on solutions that do not involve raising property tax rates for school districts.

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Women's Protective Services holds candlelight vigil for domestic violence victims

Lubbock Women's Protective Services commemorating the lives of 136 Texas women killed by their intimate partners last year. Community education and outreach coordinator, Steven Garcia, said victims don't have to suffer in silence and encourages them to reach out. 

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Texas Tech President Schovanec delivers annual State of the University address

Texas Tech President Lawrence Schovanec touting the university's triumphs in his annual State of the University presentation. 

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Texas Tech hosts Global Ethics Day

Protecting and preserving our environment starts with global ethics a Texas Tech professor said. It's the focus of Global Ethics Day, acknowledging the importance of social issues and understanding why we need to respect human rights of all people.

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Congressman Arrington honors Shallowater assistant principal in flag presentation

Lubbock Congressman Jodey Arrington honors Shallowater Assistant principal and retired Lieutenant Colonel Kris Hulse for his service and command of the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Lubbock. 

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Nathaniel Jouett pleads guilty in Clovis Library shooting

17-year-old Nathaniel Jouett pleads guilty to 33 counts in indictment including two counts of murder in the first degree. 

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Sears bankruptcy a clear warning to other retail stores Video included

A giant in the retail industry for 125 years, may be no more. Sears filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy Monday in a last-ditch effort to restructure the company's debt after missing a $134 million deadline.  The company will close 142 more stores, including Lubbock's outlet. 

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Spirit of Children donations expands pediatric programs at Covenant Video included

Many families have their own holiday traditions, but most are shaken when a family member gets sick. Covenant Children's Hospital is making sure pediatric patients and their families are able to enjoy the holidays and receive the best care, beyond medical treatments, year round. 

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Trailing in polls, O'Rourke lays into Cruz in Texas debate

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Democrat Beto O'Rourke is hoping to reverse polls showing him fading against Republican incumbent Ted Cruz in the second debate of a Texas Senate race that's become one of the nation's most-watched. More>>

More lenders object to Reagor-Dykes' request for TT&L, trade-in payment

Ahead of Thursday's hearing in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, more lenders have filed objections to Reagor-Dykes Auto Group's request that lenders pay tax, title and license balances and trade-in liens. 

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Texas man sentenced for almost 25 years for hate crime in burning down mosque

The Justice Department today announced that Marq Perez, 26, was sentenced to more than 24 years in prison for burning down the Victoria Islamic Center on Jan. 28, 2017. 

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New Mexico plane crash victims identified

On Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at around 4:30 p.m. New Mexico State Police responded to a report of a downed aircraft west of Albuquerque.  State Police with the assistance of Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office, Albuquerque Fire Rescue and local first responders located the plane in a field about ten miles west of Double Eagle airport. 

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Trick or Treat at Safety City

Trick or Treat Street is a night packed with delicious fun!  Round up your fairies, superheroes and littlest goblins for this safe and friendly trick-or-treating extravaganza hosted by Safety City on Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. 

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Body found in rain-swollen lake amid Texas flooding

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Fast-moving floodwaters destroy bridge, force evacuations and lead to numerous water rescues in Central Texas after heavy rainfall in recent days. More>>

New committee members named by National Sorghum Producers

National Sorghum Producers board of directors Chairman Dan Atkinson has appointed four new members to the NSP Legislative Committee and a new committee chairman. 

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Buddy Holly Hall celebrates Dia de los Muertos

The Buddy Holly Center is thrilled to announce their Día de los Muertos Workshop Saturday, October 27, 2018. 

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Parks and Recreation to host Pumpkin Trail

Parks and Recreation will host the 10th Annual Pumpkin Trail from October 18-21, 2018, in the Lubbock Memorial Arboretum in Clapp Park.

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Covenant Children's hosts Halloween Party

Covenant Children’s Hospital’s annual Spirit of Children Halloween Party kicks off today at 11:00 a.m. 

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FOX34 Corner Kitchen: roasted pumpkin pie spice pears Video included

Registered Dietitian Brenda Duby has a sweet recipe using a fall fruit. 

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Look Around Lubbock: Star Comics presents Ladies Night Video included

The spooky October ladies night at Star Comics is October 20 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

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INTERVIEW: Arrington says work in first term, plans for second warrant re-election Video included

First elected in 2016, the congressman said his work on the House Budget Committee and Agriculture Committee, as well as chairing the Economic Opportunity subcommittee under the Veterans Affairs Committee, show his record of leadership on Capitol Hill.

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Medical Examiner's Office backlogged by 427 cases Video included

The Medical Examiner's Office reports it is behind 427 cases which date back years. 

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UPDATED: Coronado HS teacher indicted

A federal grand jury indicted Scott Hall, 40, with enticement and attempted enticement of a minor.  Hall, an art teacher at Coronado High School, was accused of having a sexual relationship with a student who is a minor, a state felony.

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Texas Association for Domestic Relations holds conference in Lubbock

Employees from eleven counties meet in Lubbock to learn more about different topics that could impact services provided by the Domestic Relations Offices. 

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Huddle House hosts breast cancer awareness fundraiser

The American Cancer Society volunteers "Huddle for Cancer". Huddle House hosts a fundraiser for breast cancer awareness offering a meal to fight for the cause. 

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Students across Lubbock ISD learn about agriculture through Ag in the Bag

Lubbock area fourth-graders focusing on how agriculture impacts their daily lives. Students from across Lubbock ISD visit stations showing different aspects of agriculture including cotton, wheat, food science and beef. 

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Texas Tech System prepping for key legislative session Video included

The Texas Tech System is gearing up to convince lawmakers in Austin to fund key projects including the vet school in Amarillo.

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TABC hosts roundtable with El Paso

Alcohol plays a big role in the West Texas economy. The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission reports more than 52,000 hundred licensed businesses contribute more than $40 billion annually. 

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U.S. Bank objects to Reagor-Dykes request for lenders to pay TT&L, trade-ins

Several customers who bought a vehicle from Reagor-Dykes have unpaid TT&L or trade-ins. Reagor-Dykes has proposed lenders pay these amounts. One of these lenders, U.S. Bank, objects.

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Lack of affordable, quality child care in Lubbock stifling businesses Video included

New research indicating a lack of affordable, quality child care in Lubbock is hurting businesses, as 45 percent of parents miss work to child care disruptions over six months, according to a report by the "Children at Risk" organization. Shay Everitt, with Children at Risk, said more than 4,200 children with low-income working parents do not have access to proper child care in Lubbock.  "This is important because affordable, quality child care hel... More>>

City Bank begins second decade of community rewards

City Bank’s Community Rewards program begins its second decade this week with an expanded field of winners and a renewed commitment to the Lubbock community. For the 11th consecutive year, City Bank will distribute $60,000 to Lubbock and area nonprofits through Community Rewards online voting. 

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American Heart Association hosts annual heart walk

The American Heart Association hosts it's annual heart walk working to build healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Cardiovascular disease remains the number one killer in America, while stroke is number five.

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Tech Alum to be honored on field Homecoming Weekend for his life-saving blood stem cell donation

WHAT: Jeramy Davies was the VP of the Texas Tech Health Science Association when he organized a marrow drive with Cooks Children’s Hospital. He joined the Be The Match Registry© at that drive in 2010. In 2015, Jeramy received a call that he was a match for a patient in need. He answered the call and went on to donate blood stem cells (PBSC) that same year.

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Jury trial tentatively set for James Holland in capital murder of step-daughter

The Lubbock County District Court confirms a jury trial for James Holland has been tentatively set for January 14. Holland was arrested a month after the body of his 18-year old special needs stepdaughter was found mutilated in Feb. 2016. 

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Cruz enters debate with polling lead; Trump rally coming

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Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke of Texas is taking a sharper tone in his campaign heading into the final scheduled debate with Republican Sen. Ted Cruz. More>>

Raging floods destroy bridge over Texas river

Raging floodwaters have destroyed a bridge over a river in Central Texas.    Video shows the bloated Llano River overrunning a bridge in Kingsland, about 65 miles (105 kilometers) northwest of Austin. 

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Lubbock Arts Alliance presents Take in the Local Color! Lubbock's Artist Studio Tour

Thirty-five artists and seven studios will be participating in the 22nd Take In the Local Color! Lubbock’s Artist Studio Tour, November 10-11, 2018. This yearly event gives audiences the unique opportunity to observe artists in their working environments, many of which are in private homes. 

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First responders working gas leak near 90th and Indiana

Fire crews, LP&L and ATMOS are working in the area of 90th street and Indiana Avenue following reports of a gas leak. 

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Trump marvels at hurricane damage, hears stories of struggle

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Trump, first lady arrive in Florida to survey areas devastated by Hurricane Michael. More>>

Council member Latrelle Joy to host District 6 town hall meeting

Council member Latrelle Joy will be holding a District 6 Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, October 23 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Groves Branch Library located at 5520 19th Street.

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Lubbock Public Library announces October events

The Godeke Branch Library, 5034 Frankford Avenue, will have a storytime and crafts for school age kids from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Monday, October 22. For more information, call 775-3362.

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TTU signs international agreement in Vietnam

TTU K-12, a unit of Texas Tech University’s eLearning & Academic Partnerships, has signed an agreement with St. Nicholas International School in Danang, Vietnam, allowing international students to study an exclusively American curriculum.

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Look Around Lubbock: Texas Tech Masked Rider Video included

The Masked Rider is an icon of Texas Tech University and the official mascot.

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INTERVIEW: Levario wants guaranteed health care, comprehensive immigration reform Video included

Democratic candidate Miguel Levario is running against Rep. Jodey Arrington (R-Lubbock) in the November election. A guest on the News@Nine Monday, Levario said his "grassroots" campaign is focused on people over party, and he's confident he can unseat the incumbent Republican.

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TJ Patterson honored for work in Lubbock, Texas Tech

Former Lubbock City Councilman TJ Patterson is the recipient of the Senator Robert L. Duncan Community Champion Award. It's part of the University's Celebrate Diversity banquet.

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Compromise on vehicles in First Bank & Trust lawsuit v. Reagor Auto Mall

Representatives for Reagor Auto Mall admit it has defaulted on loans, according to a judge's order filed Monday.

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Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist Paul Allen dies at 65

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Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates, has died. More>>

Free speech may not be free? Proposed regulations could require payments from D.C. protestors Video included

The National Park Service is looking at potential regulations requiring payment from protestors in the nation's capitol, putting a question mark on the future of free speech and if it is indeed "free." Richard Rosen, a law professor at Texas Tech, said there are two major question marks in this proposed regulation, pointing out they are tied together.  "The two largest concerns appear to be one, prohibiting demonstrations close to the gate, or the fence... More>>

Lubbock Chamber celebrates Texas Chamber of Commerce Week

It's "Chamber of Commerce Week" in Texas. Governor Abbott designating it to celebrate the nearly 400 chamber organizations and commemorate the work they do to keep industry churning across the state.

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Texas Tech professors to develop peanut allergy immunotherapy Video included

Peanut allergies can be life threatening for millions of Americans. Now, Texas Tech researchers thing they can immunize you against it. Professor Harvinder Gill is trying to do something unprecedented. 

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UPDATE: NM State Police investigate Clovis Police Department shooting

On Monday, October 8, the New Mexico State Police Investigations Bureau was asked to investigate a police shooting involving the Clovis Police Department. October 11, an interview was conducted with CPD Officer Brent Aguilar, a 12-year veteran of the force. 

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Judge approves sale of Reagor-Dykes plane; Wells Fargo objects to portion of TT&L motion

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert Jones has approved a motion allowing sale of a Reagor-Dykes aircraft. Also, Wells Fargo filed objection to part of the request for lenders to pay off TT&L and trade-ins.

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Lubbock Police investigate death in bar fight

The Lubbock Police Department is conducting an investigation, following the death of 39-year-old Zenon Cano Jr. On the morning of October 12th, Lubbock Police were notified by UMC of Cano’s death. 

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Senate aide pleads guilty to lying to FBI

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A former Senate intelligence committee employee has pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI. More>>

Texas Tech School of Theatre & Dance hosts Doug Wright and Amanda Green

The Texas Tech University School of Theatre & Dance, housed within the J.T. & Margaret Talkington College of Visual & Performing Arts, will hold “An Evening with Doug Wright and Amanda Green” at 5 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 16) in the Charles E. Maedgen Jr. Theatre. 

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Congressman Arrington to honor Shallowater assistant principal in flag presentation

U.S. representative Jodey Arrington to make flag presentation to assistant high school principal and Lieutenant Colonel Kris Hulse honoring his service and command of the 2nd batallion, 142nd infantry regiment (armed forces reserve center – lubbock, tx). 

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The Silent Wings Museum opens new exhibition

The Silent Wings Museum will be opening a new traveling exhibition this October. Work, Fight, Give: American Relief Posters of WWII offers a wide-ranging collection of original relief posters and memorabilia that provides an exciting new window on understanding a watershed event in our nation’s history. 

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Eppler: "First Man" informs, but never stirs Video included

"First Man" is telling the story of one of the greatest achievements in modern human history - the lunar landing - but it's not a movie that seems all that excited or sentimental about it.

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Lubbock Sears store among 142 proposed to close in bankruptcy proceedings

Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses. Lubbock is among 142 stores proposed to be closed under bankruptcy proceedings.

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Look Around Lubbock: Museum of Texas Tech University Video included

There are many exhibitions currently at the Museum of Texas Tech University featuring the color red including The Red That Colored the World, Ladies in Red, and Red, Hot & Quilted. 

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GED classes start tonight

We would love for you to join us in celebrating the new service offered to our clients and anyone else who would like to obtain their G.E.D.

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Experts discuss climate change, Texas part of the solution Video included

A panel of experts at Texas Tech discuss climate change and ways to help avert the crisis. The polarizing issue has created much debate. Kathrine Hayhoe, Director of Tech's Climate Science Center believes hurricanes, like Harvey and Florence are amplified by a changing climate and how doing our part in Texas could be a future benefit. 

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UN's Nikki Haley to leave in latest Trump shake-up Video included

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U.N. Ambassdor Nikki Haley is resigning, The Associated Press has learned. More>>

Officials: 4 people remain missing in West Texas flooding

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Four men remain missing after a West Texas RV park was overrun by raging floodwaters and authorities are awaiting daybreak to resume their search. More>>

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  • The Best Bet Podcast: Week 8

    The Best Bet Podcast: Week 8

    Chois and Zach make their picks for a bare bones week in the Big 12 and week 7 of the NFL season. They then review their picks from before the season for the Big 12 over under totals. 

    Chois and Zach make their picks for a bare bones week in the Big 12 and week 7 of the NFL season. They then review their picks from before the season for the Big 12 over under totals. 

  • MLB says Astros not stealing signs in dugout incidents

    MLB says Astros not stealing signs in dugout incidents

    Major League Baseball concluded the Houston Astros were not trying to steal signs when they had an employee monitor opposing dugouts during the postseason.

    Major League Baseball concluded the Houston Astros were not trying to steal signs when they had an employee monitor opposing dugouts during the postseason.

  • Houston Texans' Hal returns to practice after fight with cancer

    Houston Texans' Hal returns to practice after fight with cancer

    Coach Bill O’Brien says the players were thrilled with the news when he told them on Wednesday morning. He discussed the work Hal did to stay in shape while he was fighting the disease.

    Coach Bill O’Brien says the players were thrilled with the news when he told them on Wednesday morning. He discussed the work Hal did to stay in shape while he was fighting the disease.

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  • Todd Bol, founder of Little Free Library book sharing, dies

    Todd Bol, founder of Little Free Library book sharing, dies

    Thursday, October 18 2018 4:39 PM EDT2018-10-18 20:39:14 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-10-18 20:42:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File). FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2012 file photo, Todd Bol poses with a Little Free Library lending boxes in Hudson, Wis. Bol, who founded Little Free Library, the boxes of books for sharing that popped up across the U.S. and spread to...(AP Photo/Jim Mone, File). FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2012 file photo, Todd Bol poses with a Little Free Library lending boxes in Hudson, Wis. Bol, who founded Little Free Library, the boxes of books for sharing that popped up across the U.S. and spread to...
    The Wisconsin man who founded Little Free Library, the boxes of books for sharing that popped up across the U.S. and spread to more than 80 countries, has died.
    The Wisconsin man who founded Little Free Library, the boxes of books for sharing that popped up across the U.S. and spread to more than 80 countries, has died.
  • Wet and mild: Warm winter predicted for much of the US

    Wet and mild: Warm winter predicted for much of the US

    Thursday, October 18 2018 12:21 PM EDT2018-10-18 16:21:19 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-10-18 20:42:19 GMT
    The National Weather Service is predicting a warmer than normal winter for about three-quarters of the nation.
    The National Weather Service is predicting a warmer than normal winter for about three-quarters of the nation.
  • APNewsBreak: Feds open clergy abuse probe in Pennsylvania

    APNewsBreak: Feds open clergy abuse probe in Pennsylvania

    Thursday, October 18 2018 1:59 PM EDT2018-10-18 17:59:04 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-10-18 20:42:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marc Levy). Carolyn Fortney, a survivor of sexual abuse at the hands of her family's Roman Catholic parish priest as a child, awaits legislation in the Pennsylvania Capitol to respond to a landmark state grand jury report on child sexual abus...(AP Photo/Marc Levy). Carolyn Fortney, a survivor of sexual abuse at the hands of her family's Roman Catholic parish priest as a child, awaits legislation in the Pennsylvania Capitol to respond to a landmark state grand jury report on child sexual abus...
    The U.S. Justice Department has opened an investigation of child sexual abuse inside the Roman Catholic Church in Pennsylvania.
    The U.S. Justice Department has opened an investigation of child sexual abuse inside the Roman Catholic Church in Pennsylvania.
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  • US downgrades Jerusalem diplomatic mission to Palestinians

    US downgrades Jerusalem diplomatic mission to Palestinians

    Thursday, October 18 2018 9:39 AM EDT2018-10-18 13:39:54 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-10-18 20:42:06 GMT
    The United States says it is placing its main diplomatic mission to the Palestinians under the authority of its embassy to Israel.
    The United States says it is placing its main diplomatic mission to the Palestinians under the authority of its embassy to Israel.
  • Mothers of big families challenge Macron's fertility stance

    Mothers of big families challenge Macron's fertility stance

    Thursday, October 18 2018 1:59 PM EDT2018-10-18 17:59:27 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 4:41 PM EDT2018-10-18 20:41:40 GMT
    French President Emmanuel Macron is facing criticism from mothers with big families for comments taken out of context he made about women and fertility in Africa.
    French President Emmanuel Macron is facing criticism from mothers with big families for comments taken out of context he made about women and fertility in Africa.
  • Israel's Supreme Court overturns deportation of US student

    Israel's Supreme Court overturns deportation of US student

    Thursday, October 18 2018 12:32 PM EDT2018-10-18 16:32:21 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 4:41 PM EDT2018-10-18 20:41:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sebastian. Scheiner, File). File - In this Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 file photo, American Lara Alqasem, center, sits in a courtroom prior to a hearing at the district court in Tel Aviv, Israel. Alqasem asked Israel's Supreme Court to overturn a...(AP Photo/Sebastian. Scheiner, File). File - In this Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 file photo, American Lara Alqasem, center, sits in a courtroom prior to a hearing at the district court in Tel Aviv, Israel. Alqasem asked Israel's Supreme Court to overturn a...
    Lawyers for a U.S. student who was denied entry to Israel because of alleged support for a boycott campaign say the Supreme Court has accepted her appeal and will allow her study in the country.
    Lawyers for a U.S. student who was denied entry to Israel because of alleged support for a boycott campaign say the Supreme Court has accepted her appeal and will allow her study in the country.
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