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TTU grad students one step closer to winning $100K prize

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Their project is one of several finalists chosen from more than 200 colleges around the world. If they win this weekend's competition, they could receive as much as $100,000 to go toward funding their project.
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Police cracking down on panhandlers in Lubbock streets Video included

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The Lubbock Police Department is cracking down on panhandlers in what they're calling an effort to make the roads safer.
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Severe storms possible on Wednesday

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Severe storms could return to portions of the South Plains on Wednesday, with the best potential for the area from near Lubbock and east to along and off the Caprock. More>>

Consider This...Synthetic marijuana ban Band-Aid Video included

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Lubbock city council's latest effort to snuff out synthetic marijuana is positive government. but sadly, it may not accomplish its goal. More>>

Toledo Court stabbing suspect headed to trial Video included

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A Lubbock Grand Jury indicted 32-year-old Juan Gilberto Mora on Tuesday, April 22.
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Klein proposes new rules for payday loan businesses Video included

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Concerned about the high interest rates that some borrowers have to pay, Klein said he wants to form a citizen task force to develop a reform plan and make recommendations to state officials. More>>

KCBD staff doing their part for Earth Day

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Earth Day is a day when people across the globe are encouraged to "go green" and do something good for the environment. More>>

Infant death investigation continues; judge gives temporary custody of children to CPS

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Three children removed from their Lubbock County home will not be allowed to return as authorities investigate the death of their sibling. A judge made the decision on Tuesday afternoon.
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Lubbock Women in Communications honors area residents

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The Lubbock chapter of Women in Communications honored organizations and citizens for their contributions to the community on Tuesday. More>>

Gov. Perry appoints Student Regent for TTU System

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Gov. Rick Perry announced today (April 22) the appointment of Coby Ray as the new Texas Tech University System student regent for 2014-2015. More>>

Select-A-Seat locations at United Family stores will not have Paul McCartney tickets available Video included

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Select-A-Seat ticket outlets at The United Family stores in the Lubbock area will not have tickets for purchase to Sir Paul McCartney's June 14 concert at Lubbock's United Spirit Arena. More>>

Jason Edwards and Julia Davis Pay It Forward: 04/21 Video included

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Pay It Forward started out along 34th Street near the intersection of Chicago Avenue. We set up with our Pay It Forward sign seeking this week's playmaker. More>>

Driver killed by DPS trooper was stopped for reckless driving Video included

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"It was initially stopped for erratic behavior, erratic driving. Reckless driving is a violation of law so that's why the trooper was stopping the vehicle," said Cpl. John Gonzalez with Texas DPS.
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Part of I-27 closed Tuesday for fatal accident investigation

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TxDOT will close Interstate 27 between Regis and Drew streets on Tuesday afternoon so investigators can re-create the scene of a fatal accident. More>>

Man dies after being shot at federal courthouse

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Defendant Siale Angilau was listening to a witness describe gang initiation rituals on Monday when authorities said he grabbed a pen, rushed toward the witness and lunged at him. More>>

Idalou man honors victims with Boston Marathon run Video included

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An Idalou man finished the Boston marathon on Monday and said after his experience there, he definitely wants to go back. More>>

Vehicle crashes into utility pole at 10th & MLK

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We've got an early report of a wreck on MLK and 10th Street that has injured one person and may have disrupted electric service in the area. More>>

Community rallies after March of Dimes trailer theft

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When a trailer full of donated items for a March of Dimes fundraiser disappeared the day before the garage sale last week, Rosanne Walker could only hope for a miracle. More>>

United Supermarkets removes recalled Kraft hot dogs from shelves

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United Supermarkets in Lubbock have pulled hot dogs that may have been affected by the Kraft recall from their shelves. More>>

Mug shots of peddling suspects released Video included

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The Lubbock Sheriff's Office has released the mug shots of five people who were arrested in Southwest Lubbock on Thursday, Apr. 17, for 'peddling' without a proper license.
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Pedestrian struck by vehicle in North Lubbock

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An early morning accident in North Lubbock sent one person to the hospital on Monday. More>>

McCartney tickets available early for AMEX cardholders Video included

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Paul McCartney tickets will be generally available on April 25, but American Express Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Monday, April 21 at 10 a.m. through Thursday, April 24 at 10 p.m. at www.selectaseatlubbock.com.
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Plainview family desperate to find missing man Video included

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A Plainview family is desperate to find their loved one who's been missing for two weeks. 26-year-old Andrew Pena disappeared on April 6. More>>

Lubbock Fire Rescue called to house fire on 29th Street

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Lubbock Fire Rescue was called to a structure fire in the 4700 block of 29th Street late Saturday night. More>>

VIDEO: Easter Egg Hunt at Buffalo Springs Lake

KCBD Photographer Devin Ward captured this year's festivities at Buffalo Springs Lake. More>>

One seriously injured in rollover at 1585 & Upland

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One person was seriously injured in a one-vehicle rollover at 1585 and Upland on Saturday morning. More>>

DPS officials investigating motorcycle fatality

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DPS officials have identified the man involved in a fatal motorcycle accident early Saturday morning. More>>

Mackenzie White takes the reins as 53rd Masked Rider

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It has happened more than 50 times, a Texas Tech Masked Rider handing the reins over to his or her successor. More>>

Lubbock veterans form special bond walking South Plains Mall Video included

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Nearly two years ago, we introduced you to the South Plains Mall Walkers, a group of local veterans who meet every morning to take a stroll through the mall. More>>

10 adults, 6 children displaced by Friday afternoon fire

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Lubbock Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire in the 2100 block of 37th Street at approximately 3:45 p.m. on April 18. More>>

March of Dimes garage sale continues despite trailer theft Video included

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"It's probably sitting in a dumpster somewhere, or someone else is selling it for their own profit when we just wanted to donate to the March of Dimes," Walker said. "It's tough just to think that's been stolen from the babies." More>>

Two South Plains runners ready to run in Boston Marathon Video included

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Among the 36,000 people signed up to run the Boston Marathon on Monday, two of them are from the South Plains. More>>

Crosbyton man killed in Midland I-20 wreck Thursday

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Midland police say Robert Elvis Walters of Crosbyton was driving an oil field truck on Interstate 20 around 4:20 p.m. Thursday afternoon when the right tire of the truck blew out.
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Consider This...McCartney's Lubbock date more than a concert Video included

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This is perhaps the biggest entertainment event Lubbock has ever seen. and it is the result of years of hard work and persistence by some visionary Lubbockites. More>>

Extra Innings: 4.22 Video included

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Check out area baseball scores from Tuesday night in our Extra Innings More>>

Wayland captures SAC Men's Golf Championship

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When it comes to Sooner Athletic Conference men's golf, Oklahoma City has long reigned supreme. Now, there's a new sheriff in town. More>>

Red Raider baseball falls to TCU

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Playing an out of conference game against Big 12 foe TCU, the Red Raiders fell 4-0 Tuesday night in Abilene. More>>

LCU BASEBALL: Chaps get production from bottom of the order to defeat Eastern New Mexico

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The bottom of the order combined for six hits and six runs-batted-in, and No.8 Lubbock Christian University opened a seven-game homestand with a 9-2 victory over Eastern New Mexico... More>>

Kent Jackson headed home to Seminole

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After three years at Coronado, Kent Jackson is leaving. He was approved as the new Head Football Coach at Seminole on Monday night. More>>

Lubbock family sets up funeral fund for Alfredo Arriaga

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The family of a Lubbock man who was killed in an accident on CR 1200 Saturday morning has set up a fund to help with his funeral arrangements.
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Abernathy's Ty Pugh signs with West Texas A&M

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Abernathy's Ty Pugh signed a letter of intent Tuesday afternoon to join the West Texas A&M track team. More>>

Texas Tech named green college

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Texas Tech University is one of the 332 most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada, according to The Princeton Review. More>>

City Council candidates face voters at Monday night forum

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Residents heard from a majority of the candidates running for Lubbock City Council on Monday night, but two did not attend the forum.
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Coronado's Kent Jackson going to Seminole Video included

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Several sources have told KCBD NewsChannel 11 that Coronado's Kent Jackson is leaving to be the new Head Football Coach at Seminole. More>>

No. 21 Texas Tech has 8-game win streak snapped

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No. 21 Texas Tech had its eight-game win streak come to an end Monday afternoon with a 4-3 loss at New Mexico at Lobo Field. More>>

Idalou Boys Coach Tyler Helms taking over as Girls coach

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After coaching the Idalou Boys for the past five seasons with tremendous success, Tyler Helms is moving over to be the new Girls Basketball Coach.
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TxDOT closing frontage lanes on I-27 & Loop 289 overnight

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Overnight Monday through Friday morning TxDOT will close frontage lanes on I-27 and Loop 289 to replace new signs. More>>

Road work at 24th & Quaker begins April 21

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Beginning Monday, April 21, Lone Star Dirt and Paving, under contract with the City of Lubbock, will begin maintenance work on Quaker Avenue. More>>

Christie Parsley selected as new Cooper Girls Basketball Coach

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Christie Parsley will begin her 15th year at Lubbock Cooper as the new Girls Basketball Coach of the Lady Pirates. More>>

Tahoka promotes Brandon Hopper to Head Football Coach

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Tahoka has hired from within, promoting Brandon Hopper to be the new Head Football Coach of the Bulldogs. More>>

Bill Cosby to speak at Mentor Tech Celebration Banquet

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Mentor Tech will be holding its annual Mentor Tech Celebration Banquet on Tuesday, Apr. 22, at 7 p.m. at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Banquet Hall with special guest speaker, Bill Cosby. More>>

President's Rx: Dehydration Video included

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Although it is commonly believed caffeinated drinks like coffee can cause dehydration, a recent study by researchers from the University of Birmingham in the U.K. found moderate coffee consumption provides similar hydrating qualities to water. This week Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell explains why it's so important to keep yourself hydrated. More>>

CASA teams up with Color Dash to help abused, neglected children

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A thousand people participated in the Color Dash on Saturday morning, an annual event benefiting the CASA of the South Plains. More>>

Red Raiders extend season-best winning streak Video included

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Texas Tech baseball won again Saturday afternoon, run-ruling Prairie View A&M 13-0 in six innings to cap off a series sweep of the Panthers, while extending the Red Raider winning streak to eight straight games. More>>

Red Raiders clinch series in extra-inning thriller over Kansas

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Texas Tech battled back from an out away from defeat Friday evening to force extra innings before scoring five runs in the ninth and hanging on just long enough to clinch its series with Kansas... More>>

Extra Innings: 4.18 Video included

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Check out scores and highlights from Friday in our Extra Innings! More>>

Texas Tech baseball wins 8-0 over Prairie View Video included

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The 24th ranked Red Raider baseball team won their 7th straight game as they blanked Prairie View A&M 8-0 Friday night. More>>

Dr. Richard Lange to Become Founding President of TTUHSC at El Paso

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Texas Tech University System Chancellor Kent Hance announced today that Dr. Richard Lange has been selected as the sole finalist for the position of founding president and new dean at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) at El Paso. More>>

Extra Innings: 4.17

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Red Raiders homer three times to top Kansas in series opener

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Cassie McClure connected on a three-run homer Thursday evening while Brittany Lee and Brooke Scott added solo shots as Texas Tech topped Kansas, 7-5, in the series opener at Arrocha Ballpark. More>>

Texas Tech baseball edges Prairie View A&M Video included

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No. 24 Red Raider baseball edged Prairie View A&M 4-3 to take the first game of their series at Rip Griffin Park on Thursday. It was Tech's first ever meeting against the Panthers. More>>

Hotel to be built by airport, open by May 2015

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Council members have approved plans for a new hotel at the airport. More>>

TX-DOT halts installation of medians on Ave. Q

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TX-DOT is putting the brakes on a proposal to add medians along Ave. Q. More>>

Inspirational mother behind 'The Blindside' coming to Lubbock Video included

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The inspirational matriarch that inspired the blockbuster hit "The Blindside," will be making an appearance in Lubbock soon.
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