Texas Sales Tax Holiday is Aug. 10-12 Texas Sales Tax Holiday is Aug. 10-12
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Dakota Allen Named to Bednarik Award Watch List Dakota Allen Named to Bednarik Award Watch List
Community News Texas Sales Tax Holiday is Aug. 10-12

Texas Sales Tax Holiday is Aug. 10-12

(from Texas Comptroller ) Texas Sales Tax Holiday is Aug. 10-12, 2018 (AUSTIN) — Whether you’re in need of book bags, blackboard chalk or bell-bottom pants, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is reminding shoppers they can save money on those and certain other items during the state’s sales tax holiday. This […]

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Sports Dakota Allen Named to Bednarik Award Watch List

Dakota Allen Named to Bednarik Award Watch List

(from Texas Tech Athletics ) (July 16, 2018) Dakota Allen was recognized on the Bednarik Award watch list for a second-straight season Monday LUBBOCK– Texas Tech senior linebacker Dakota Allen was named Monday morning to the watch list for the Chuck Bednarik Award, which is presented annually to the top […]

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Political Paxton Defends Constitutionality of Texas Law on the Humane Disposition of Fetal Remains

Paxton Defends Constitutionality of Texas Law on the Humane Disposition of Fetal Remains

(from Texas Attorney General ) (July 16, 2018) AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton said he’s confident that by the end of an expected weeklong trial that began in U.S. District Court today, lawyers from his office will firmly establish the constitutionality of a Texas law that provides new rules […]

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Entertainment High Noon Concert on Wednesday

High Noon Concert on Wednesday

(from Lubbock County ) (July 16, 2018) Lubbock – Mariachi Mi Tierra will be performing on Wednesday, July 18th from 12:00 (noon) to 1:00pm at the Lubbock County Courthouse Gazebo This is a FREE concert for everyone. The High Noon Concert Series offers outdoor performances by the best local talent […]

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Virginia College in Lubbock to Host Back to School Event Aug. 3
Education

Virginia College in Lubbock to Host Back to School Event Aug. 3

(from Virginia College ) July 14, 2018 LUBBOCK – Virginia College in Lubbock will host a Back to School event for the community Friday, Aug. 3 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the campus located at 5005 50th St. The event is free and open to the public and will […]

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How Can Video Games Impact Education?
Education

How Can Video Games Impact Education?

(from Texas A&M ) (July 16, 2018) Newswise — It is an $18 billion industry. At least one person in more than 60 percent of households is considered a frequent gamer. For Dr. Sam von Gillern, that is reason enough to focus on the use of video games in education. […]

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UTHealth Tips to Get Children on a School Sleep Schedule
Education / Health

UTHealth Tips to Get Children on a School Sleep Schedule

(from UTHealth ) PHOTO CREDIT: Rob Cahill, UTHealth (July 16, 2018) Sleep expert Reeba Mathew, M.D., has tips to get your child back on a school sleep schedule. Newswise — To get your young scholar off to a good start this school year, it’s important to make sure he or […]

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High Noon Concert on Wednesday
Entertainment

High Noon Concert on Wednesday

(from Lubbock County ) (July 16, 2018) Lubbock – Mariachi Mi Tierra will be performing on Wednesday, July 18th from 12:00 (noon) to 1:00pm at the Lubbock County Courthouse Gazebo This is a FREE concert for everyone. The High Noon Concert Series offers outdoor performances by the best local talent […]

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Cruz: Texas Is Ready to Partner With the U.S. Army and Propel the Force Into the Future’

(from Sen. Ted Cruz Press Office) WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Army announced that Austin, Texas has been selected as the host for the new Army Futures Command (AFC) on Friday. U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), the leading advocate for Texas to host the new Army Futures Command, penned a […]

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Dryland cotton suffering while irrigated cotton looks good
Agriculture

Dryland cotton suffering while irrigated cotton looks good

(from AgriLife Today) By: Kay Ledbetter Lack of moisture causes some producers to replant. AMARILLO – Much like producers’ fields across the High Plains, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service cotton trials are seeing a significant difference in performance this year between dryland and irrigated trials. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo […]

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July 18 Webinar to Highlight Post-Trauma Changes
Health

July 18 Webinar to Highlight Post-Trauma Changes

(from AgriLife Today) July 16, 2018 By: Kay Ledbetter AMARILLO – The Military Families Learning Network’s Military Caregiving program will host a free professional development webinar July 18 titled Opportunities and Possibilities: Posttraumatic Growth in Research and Practice. This will be Part 1 of a two-part series, said Andrew Crocker, […]

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Paxton Defends Constitutionality of Texas Law on the Humane Disposition of Fetal Remains
Political / Texas

Paxton Defends Constitutionality of Texas Law on the Humane Disposition of Fetal Remains

(from Texas Attorney General ) (July 16, 2018) AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton said he’s confident that by the end of an expected weeklong trial that began in U.S. District Court today, lawyers from his office will firmly establish the constitutionality of a Texas law that provides new rules […]

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Jury Convicts Texas Man in the Burning of Victoria, TX, Mosque
Texas

Jury Convicts Texas Man in the Burning of Victoria, TX, Mosque

(from US Dept. of Justice ) July 16, 2018 The Justice Department today announced that a federal jury in Victoria, Texas, has returned guilty verdicts on all counts as charged related to the 2017 burning of a local mosque. Acting Assistant Attorney General John Gore of the Justice Department’s Civil […]

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Sugarcane aphid populations popping up in High Plains sorghum fields
Agriculture

Sugarcane aphid populations popping up in High Plains sorghum fields

(from AgriLife Today) July 14, 2018 By: Kay Ledbetter AMARILLO – Like the popup showers that have dotted the state, the sugarcane aphid is starting to show up all over the South Plains and Panhandle, said Dr. Ed Bynum, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologist in Amarillo. (Texas A&M AgriLife […]

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