Archive for March, 2017

AAA Texas: Statewide Gas Price Average Same As Last Week
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AAA Texas: Statewide Gas Price Average Same As Last Week

(from AAA Texas) Current Lubbock Gas Prices 3/30/17 $1.88/gal. (Coppell, TX) – The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.11 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is the same as last week and 22 cents more per gallon […]

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Distracted Driving Crashes in Texas Up 3 Percent in 2016
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Distracted Driving Crashes in Texas Up 3 Percent in 2016

(from TxDOT Lubbock) TxDOT URGES DRIVERS TO STAY FOCUSED ON THE ROAD AS DISTRACTED-DRIVING CRASHES INCREASE STATEWIDE AUSTIN – An estimated 1 in 5 traffic crashes in Texas is caused by distracted driving, and the problem is getting worse. As part of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April, the […]

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Hit and Run Turns Fatal, LPD Needs Your Help
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Hit and Run Turns Fatal, LPD Needs Your Help

(from Lubbock Police Dept) ***FRIDAY’S HIT & RUN TURNS FATAL*** The pedestrian struck in Friday’s hit and run, 24-year-old Alejandro Hernandez, was pronounced deceased at the hospital early this morning. At approximately 10:30p.m. Friday night, officers responded to a hit and run call in the 500 block of Slide Road. […]

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West Texas Mesonet Launches Free App for iPhone, iPad
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West Texas Mesonet Launches Free App for iPhone, iPad

(from Texas Tech University) Weather data is updated from more than 100 regional mesonet sites every five minutes. The West Texas Mesonet App includes weather data updated every five minutes for Abernathy, Amherst, Anton, Brownfield, Denver City, Fluvanna, Guthrie, Lake Alan Henry, Lamesa, Levelland, Lubbock, Morton, Muleshoe, New Home, O’Donnell, […]

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Study Shows Windmills Can Have Devastating Effects on Migratory Bat Species
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Study Shows Windmills Can Have Devastating Effects on Migratory Bat Species

(from Texas Tech University) Study Shows Windmills Can Have Devastating Effects on Migratory Bat Species. . Image CREDIT -Michael Schirmacher_Bat conservation International A Texas Tech bat researcher contributed to the study of the hoary bat. Thousands of spinning wind turbine blades may be threatening the survival of one of North […]

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No. 3 Texas Tech Baseball Sweeps Wichita State After 3-1 Sunday Win
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No. 3 Texas Tech Baseball Sweeps Wichita State After 3-1 Sunday Win

(from Texas Tech Baseball) The Red Raiders improve to 7-1 on the road after going 3-0 in Wichita. WICHITA, Kan. – The No. 3 Texas Tech baseball team picked up a three-game sweep over Wichita State after closing out a 3-1 victory in Sunday’s series finale at Eck Stadium. It’s […]

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Texas Tech Baseball’s Little Named Big 12 Newcomer Of The Week
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Texas Tech Baseball’s Little Named Big 12 Newcomer Of The Week

LUBBOCK, Texas – Texas Tech baseball freshman outfielder Grant Little has been named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week, the league announced today. It’s the first conference accolade for the Midland native. His honor marks the fifth weekly award for a Red Raider this season, as Tanner Gardner (March 13), […]

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Red Raiders Softball Sweeps Series in Ames
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Red Raiders Softball Sweeps Series in Ames

(from Texas Tech Softball) Tech earns a pair of wins Sunday to jump out to 3-0 start in Big 12 play. AMES, Iowa – Texas Tech softball swept a Sunday doubleheader at Iowa State by scores of 6-2 and 4-2, earning a series sweep of the Cyclones on the opening […]

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New Cotton Technologies Add to Grower Responsibilities
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New Cotton Technologies Add to Grower Responsibilities

By: Steve Byrns (AgriLife Today) LUBBOCK – From a cotton farming standpoint, it may be more important now than ever to know your surroundings, said a pair of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialists at Lubbock. In the past, farmers used to plant brown bag seed and had few postemergence […]

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Defense Opens Texas Tech Spring Series With Win in Midland
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Defense Opens Texas Tech Spring Series With Win in Midland

(from Texas Tech Football) Red Raider defense outlasted the offense by a 50-36 margin Saturday afternoon in Midland. MIDLAND, Texas – The Texas Tech defense used a quick start to open the 2017 spring series with a 50-36 victory Saturday afternoon in the annual Midland scrimmage held at Grande Communications […]

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