Lubbock (United States)

Type: City
Name: Lubbock (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 33.580002
Longitude: -101.879997
population: 211,387
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Paul McCartney to perform at Tech

Paul McCartney, former member of The Beatles, will open the 2014 U.S. leg of his “Out There” tour June 14 in the United Spirit Arena, according to a news release from The Messina Group.McCartney’s scheduled performance was announced Wednesday at a press ... [Published University Daily - 2 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

48 Texas cities face water shortages

LOCKNEY — In 50 years, Barbara and Charlie Carthel had only attended a City Council meeting once.Thursday made twice.The Lockney City Council held a special meeting after a water pump at Mackenzie Municipal Water Authority went down with electrical issues ... [Published Amarillo Globe News - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Xcel plans new transmission line through west Lubbock County

About 200 landowners in the Frenship area turned out Thursday night for an open house at Frenship High School with Xcel Energy regarding a new 230-kilovolt transmission line that will run between two existing power substations in west Lubbock County.Helen ... [Published Lubbock Online - 6 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 3 reports

Paul McCartney Announces Six New US Tour Dates

Paul McCartney has added six more dates to the U.S. leg of his ongoing Out There Tour on top of the four he revealed last week. Among the newly announced shows will be his first-ever full headlining concerts in Lubbock, Texas, and Jacksonville, Florida, ... [Published 92.9 WLMI - Apr 16 2014]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Lubbock, Tech organizations discuss immigration

The director of the film “Documented,” Jose Antonio Vargas, met with Texas Tech student organizations Wednesday to discuss immigration in the United States.Members from the Tech Young Conservatives of Texas, Tech Student Democrats, the Tech Young Republicans ... [Published University Daily - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Putin Probed Obama and Found Mush

Vladimir Lenin’s recommended approach for pushing the Russian Marxist agenda was,“Probe with a bayonet:  if you meet steel, stop.  If you meet mush, then push.”Nikita Khrushchev thought President Kennedy was weak, so Khrushchev sent nuclear missiles to ... [Published Lubbock Online - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Guar firm to file bankruptcy

LUBBOCK — A Brownfield guar company accused of not honoring contracts with farmers will file bankruptcy, its legal counsel announced Wednesday afternoon.Under terms of an agreement, West Texas Guar will pay its legal fees and up to $150,000 of those of ... [Published Amarillo Globe News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Govt. announces cutbacks to Pell Grant Program

Need-based grants to low-income students allow these students to have access to education that they may not have had the opportunity to participate in previously.However, the federal government, according to an Associate Press article, has announced a ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Sir Paul McCartney to Kick Off US Tour in Lubbock

By Michaela MacDonaldmmacdonald@klbk13.tvLUBBOCK, TX -- Beatles great Sir Paul McCartney will kick off his upcoming US tour right here in Lubbock. He'll play at the United Spirit Arena June 14th."When the Beatles played their first show in the United ... [Published Everything Lubbock - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Lubbock High School on Washington Post's most challenging list

Lubbock High School has made the Washington Post’s list of most challenging high schools in the U.S.The school was selected because of the significant number of Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate exams administered there which offer students ... [Published Lubbock Online - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

CST Brands Selling 100 Stores

Locations for sale in Texas, Colorado, Arizona and six other states.San Antonio-based CST Brands Inc. has retained NRC Realty & Capital Advisors LLC to coordinate the sale of 100 gasoline stations and/or convenience stores, 16 former gas stations and ... [Published Convenience Store Decisions - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Tech student arrested for possession of marijuana in dorm room

Texas Tech police calls forApril 116:13 a.m. — A Texas Tech officer arrested a non-student for driving while license invalid in the Z6-A parking lot following a traffic stop. The suspect was taken to the Lubbock County Jail. The non-student’s vehicle ... [Published Lubbock Online - Apr 16 2014]

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...to the background information on this patent, VerticalNews correspondents also obtained the inventors' summary information for this patent: "The invention relates to seeds, plants, plant cells, parts of plants, cotton lint or fiber, and cotton textiles of cotton variety FM 9101GT as well as to hybrid cotton plants and seeds obtained by repeatedly crossing plants of FM 9101GT with other cotton plants. The invention encompasses plants and plant varieties produced by the method of derivation or essential derivation from plants of FM 9101GT and to plants of FM 9101GT reproduced by vegetative methods, including but not limited to regeneration of embryogenic cells or tissue of FM 9101GT. The invention also encompasses methods of producing cotton seeds that comprise crossing plants of cotton variety FM 9101GT either with itself or with a second, distinct cotton plant."
"Obviously the very first thing you can see is enrollment fall marginally," he said. "You would see students seek less expensive forms of education. I think Texas Tech could see a loss, and places like South Plains College would see a gain from this change."
"When the Beatles played their first show in the United States, Paul McCartney is quoted as saying that the Beatles first 40 songs, their first 40 hits were strongly influenced by Buddy Holly and his music. So its appropriate here in this building, that honors one of rock n' roll's great pioneers and Lubbock's son that we announce that Paul McCartney will play the United Spirit Arena on June 14th" said Texas Tech President Duane Nellis, Ph D
"We’re very pleased to be working with CST in this endeavor to optimize its network," said Dennis Ruben, executive managing director of NRC. "Based upon recent experience we’ve had with sales in these and adjacent states, we’re confident that there will be a tremendous amount of interest given the quality of these sites."

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Tech Activities Board works to expand cultural ... [Published University Daily - 1 hour ago]
Paul McCartney to perform at Tech [Published University Daily - 2 hours ago]
Neville Chamberlain was an Honorable Man [Published Lubbock Online - 3 hours ago]
48 Texas cities face water shortages [Published Amarillo Globe News - 6 hours ago]
Xcel plans new transmission line through west L... [Published Lubbock Online - 6 hours ago]
Paul McCartney Tickets for Salt Lake City, UT: ... [Published Finwin - 16 hours ago]
Paul McCartney Tickets for Salt Lake City, UT: ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - 16 hours ago]
One in five Texas accidents caused by distracte... [Published University Daily - 23 hours ago]
Lubbock, Tech organizations discuss immigration [Published University Daily - 23 hours ago]
Tickets for Paul McCartney: QueenBeeTickets.com... [Published PRWeb - Apr 17 2014]
Patent Issued for Cotton Variety FM 9101GT [Published 4 Traders - Apr 17 2014]
Putin Probed Obama and Found Mush [Published Lubbock Online - Apr 17 2014]
Guar firm to file bankruptcy [Published Amarillo Globe News - Apr 17 2014]
Govt. announces cutbacks to Pell Grant Program [Published Individual.com - Apr 17 2014]
Sir Paul McCartney to Kick Off US Tour in Lubbock [Published Everything Lubbock - Apr 17 2014]
Lubbock High School on Washington Post's most c... [Published Lubbock Online - Apr 16 2014]
Chandler: Why Paul McCartney is playing Lubbock... [Published Lubbock Online - Apr 16 2014]
Paul McCartney Announces Six New US Tour Dates [Published 92.9 WLMI - Apr 16 2014]
Paul McCartney's 'Out There' tour coming to Bri... [Published WSMV - Apr 16 2014]
Paul McCartney announces six new shows on U.S. ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 16 2014]
CST Brands Selling 100 Stores [Published Convenience Store Decisions - Apr 16 2014]
Number of people injured in Texas explosion sti... [Published McClatchy DC - Apr 16 2014]
Heroin use, addiction increasing [Published University Daily - Apr 16 2014]
Tech student arrested for possession of marijua... [Published Lubbock Online - Apr 16 2014]
CST Embarking on 100 Site Sell-Off [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Apr 16 2014]
Texas Jobs Up, Unemployment Down in February [Published Real Estate Center - Apr 15 2014]
Peanut breakthrough involved Texas A&M AgriLife... [Published AgriLife Today - Apr 15 2014]
Declining water levels in Texas water supply re... [Published Environmental Monitor - Apr 15 2014]
Lubbock to Attack Salt Cedars in Defense of Loc... [Published Everything Lubbock - Apr 15 2014]
South Plains Electric Cooperative to Team up wi... [Published Everything Lubbock - Apr 15 2014]
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Amnesty, Taxation Forcing Disconnects Between L... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 14 2014]
The battle for small and smart government has several fronts to include the battles waged by business teaming up in local chambers of commerce. Many of these business owners would consider themselves fans of small government and the ideals that conservatives ...
‘Noah’ garners brickbats, plaudits and box-offi... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 09 2014]
Full Comment’s Araminta Wordsworth brings you a daily round-up of quality punditry from across the globe.  Today: The movie Noah is providing something for just about everyone. It’s been banned across the Muslim world, from the United Arab Emirates ...
‘Diversification’ a Boon Amid West Texas Oil Boom [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 01 2014]
As many states around the U.S. maintain sluggish economies and elevated unemployment rates, Texas is booming. Jobs in the state are bountiful and the oil and gas industry continues to hum. Unlike the oil boom and bust pattern of the 1970s, "diversification" may ...
Midday open thread: Palin to channel herself on... [Published Daily Kos - Mar 17 2014]
Today's comic by Tom Tomorrow is The woman who took birth control : Here's what you missed on Sunday: An avalanche of spin, but few tea leaves, in the Florida 13th , by Steve Singiser. Vergara v. California: The most dangerous lawsuit you probably ...
Tea Party Cruz’ing Strong in Texas [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 05 2014]
Up and down the ballot, Tea Party conservatives in the Lone Star State had a strong showing in Tuesday’s Republican Primary and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz proved that his support means life or death in the GOP. Not a single Tea Party-favored incumbent being ...
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Lubbock Entertainment and Performing Arts Assoc... [Published Auto & Transportation - Feb 03 2014]
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