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Nuclear Weapons Waste Headed for Andrews

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Radioactive waste that’s unable to be stored underground in New Mexico could be coming to West Texas.

That’s the latest word from Department of Energy that oversees operations at the SE New Mexico Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP), which has been closed since last month due to a fire and leak of radiation

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Drought Restrictions Still in Place For Lubbock, More Restrictions on April 1st

David McNew, Getty Images
David McNew, Getty Images

Stage 1 drought restrictions are currently in place, which places restrictions on when homes may use their sprinkler systems.

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Jeff Griffith Discusses LP&L, Downtown Redevelopment, and Other Issues In District 3 Campaign [AUDIO]

Ariel Walden, KFYO.com
Ariel Walden, KFYO.com

On the Thursday edition of The Chad Hasty Show, Jeff Griffith spoke with Chad Hasty about his campaign for Lubbock City Council District 3.

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“Phantom Cloud” Mystifies Experts

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NWS

Weather and radar experts are examining what many are calling a “mystery cloud” that appeared on Eastern New Mexico and West Texas radars earlier in the week.

U.S. National Weather Service offices in Albuquerque and El Paso have confirmed the reading, but say they have no idea where the several-mile-wide cloud could have come from

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Voice of Hope to Host 7th Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Fundraiser [Audio]

Voice of Hope, Facebook
Voice of Hope, Facebook

Thursday on Lubbock's First News, Leslie Timmons, Event Coordinator of the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes fundraiser event for the Voice of Hope Rape Crisis Center, gave details on their upcoming event.

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is an annual fundraiser during which men and others put on high heels and march together to benefit the Voice of Hope

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Texas Tech Baseball Loses to Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks After Big Win

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TexasTech.com

The 25th-ranked Texas Tech team delivered a sound defeat to Stephen F. Austin on Tuesday, claiming a 20 to 4 victory at Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park. Wednesday's game did not go as well for the Red Raiders.

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Lubbock Police Search For Stolen Credit Card Suspect

Lubbock Police
Lubbock Police

The suspect reportedly purchased several items at the Walgreens at 50th Street and Slide Road on the morning of February 2nd, 2014.

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Texas Tech to Host Forum on 2014 Farm Bill

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David McNew, Getty Images

The forum will provide attendees an overview of the major changes in crop and conservation policies, and a chance to ask questions about their individual operations.

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CASA of the South Plains to Host Dodge Ball Tournament Fundraiser [Audio]

CASA of the South Plains, Facebook
CASA of the South Plains, Facebook

Wednesday on Lubbock's First News, Andrea Curl Volunteer Recruitment Specialist with Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of the South Plains, gave details on their upcoming fundraising event.

CASA will be hosting a dodge ball tournament to raise funds for their services

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Lubbock road improvements approved

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Several road infrastructure projects were approved by Lubbock Metropolitan Planning Organization’s transportation policy committee yesterday during the committee’s regular meeting.

The eight approved projects for the 2015-18 Transportation Improvement Program are: Continuing to rebuild 34th Street, with special attention to the stretch of the road between Quaker and Indiana avenues; Adding landscaping improvements along University Avenue between Marsha Sharp Freeway and Amherst Street; Continuing to rebuild Erskine Street, with between Texas Tech Parkway and Indiana Avenue; Widening a stretch of 98th Street from University Avenue to U

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