Publication: Lubbock Online

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Lubbock, South Plains roadways flooding as heavy rains continue

Some Lubbock and South Plains roadways were flooding as heavy tropical rains continued Sunday afternoon.In Lubbock, nearly 2 inches of rain fell in less than an hour early Sunday afternoon at the National Weather Service office on South Loop 289 near ... [Published Lubbock Online - 8 mins ago]
First reported 28 mins ago - Updated 28 mins ago - 1 reports

Midland's newly approved spaceport won't launch space race with Lubbock

Midland just received FAA clearance to explore the final frontier.City and airport leaders last week announced Midland International Airport has become the first primary commercial service airport to be certified by the FAA as a spaceport.But don’t expect ... [Published Lubbock Online - 28 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

A-J Remembers: Crosby County plans celebration of history

Jacque James of Crosbyton is planning a shooting on the steps of the Crosby County Courthouse.She is directing a re-enactment of a shooting that actually took place on the steps in 1923, and the stage version, narrated by Sandy Adcock and acted by high ... [Published Lubbock Online - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Abilene man challenges Neugebauer as write-in candidate in U.S. District 19 race

Donald Vance hopes you can spell his name.The Abilenian is running as a write-in candidate to represent U.S. House District 19, challenging U.S. Rep. Randy Neugebauer, R-Lubbock, and two other Lubbockites, Libertarian Richard “Chip” Peterson and Democrat ... [Published Lubbock Online - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Updated: Post elementry school on fire

Post Elementary was still burning early Sunday afternoon after a fire that started in the morning.Firefighters are still tackling a blaze that so far has an undetermined cause, said Michael Isbell, Garza County emergency management coordinator.It began ... [Published Lubbock Online - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Letter: Unskilled labor hurting work force

Are your wages too low? Is the middle class going away? Keep pouring unskilled, undereducated and untrained bottom-rung laborers into the work force.Cheap labor is great for some for awhile, but the final result is a permanent large lower class. If you ... [Published Lubbock Online - 3 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Letter: Miniumu wages affect all businesses

I would like to respond to Perry Minner’s letter.In my working years, I started under the minimum wage at 35 cents per hour progressing through 50 cents, 85 cents. $1.15 and finally $1.35. At each step I was elated. However, as prices adjusted I had no ... [Published Lubbock Online - 3 hours ago]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Widespread heavy rains cause flooding in parts of South Plains

About 3.5 inches of rain has fallen in the last 10 days in Lubbock, according to the National Weather Service.It’s been raining for 10 consecutive days with at least .01 of an inch of rain recorded in Lubbock every day since Sept. 11, said Ron McQueen, ... [Published Lubbock Online - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 2 reports

2014 WEST TEXAS WALK OF FAME

2014 West Texas Walk of Fame | Lubbock Online | Lubbock Avalanche-JournalRecent slideshows ... [Published Lubbock Online - Sep 20 2014]
Entities: Lubbock, Texas
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 2 reports

ESPN Big 12 blog: Which Red Raiders make freshman power rankings? (Raider Buzz blog)

Going into the fourth weekend of the season, we’ve updated our  Big 12 true freshman power rankings  again, which we’ll be revising occasionally throughout the year. Again, this list combines both opportunity and impact.The rankings:To read more, please ... [Published Lubbock Online - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Walk of Fame ceremony at 6 p.m. tonight

Civic Lubbock, Inc., announced that five more West Texans will be inducted on the West Texas Walk of Fame in a ceremony at 6 p.m. Friday in the Moe Turner Banquet Hall at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane. Each person being inducted ... [Published Lubbock Online - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 3 reports

Cooper's arduous schedule yields its 'biggest win'

Progress has an ugly side, which Cooper’s football team experienced in recent losses to Randall and Frenship.Those games, just like its Thursday matchup against Stephenville at Tarleton State University, were scheduled to test Cooper when other area teams ... [Published Lubbock Online - Sep 19 2014]

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"Today, there are a multitude of areas where the federal government has unconstitutionally impinged upon state sovereignty," he said. "I do not support any such encroachments.”"
...A couple of men stole beer from Dollar General. A man was walking around town without a shirt or pants. He was just wearing boxers. Dispatcher: "He threw a rock through his ex-girlfriend's parents’ window a few weeks ago." Dispatcher: “Her name is not Rachel. It’s Nachel, with an N ” Someone was trying to run someone else off the road in a case of road rage...
"This is a very dangerous situation and travel across Borden County is not recommended" according to a weather service bulletin
The list focused on core urban areas rather than the often cited cities and their surrounding areas. The reason to quote the article, is because, "unlike major cities like New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, where professionals in the early to middle phases of their careers (ages 25 to 39) might feel overwhelmed or lost in the shuffle, most of these cities are small enough that enterprising people can really make their mark. But they’re still large enough to offer amenities—museums, parks, and in many cases vibrant downtowns–that make for a high qualityquality of life."

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