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Nuclear Weapons Waste Headed for Andrews


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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“Phantom Cloud” Mystifies Experts


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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Helicopter Crashes in Downtown Seattle, Killing 2, Injuring at Least 1 [UPDATED]

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A helicopter belonging to Seattle news station KOMO crashed on Tuesday morning near Fisher Plaza, near the famed Space Needle.

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VA Hospital to be named after Pearl Harbor Hero

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A Waco native whose actions during the sneak attack by the Japanese at Pearl Harbor will be honored when a Waco VA hospital is named after him.

U.S. Rep. Bill Flores, a Republican from Bryan, introduced a bill last week that, if approved, will name the facility the Doris Miller Veterans Affairs Medical Center

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Farm Bill Briefing for Producers


Producers who wish a briefing on the details of the recently passed Farm Bill have an opportunity to learn more about the legislation and how it impacts their business.

The Southwest Council of Agribusiness will host a series of meetings this week related to the new farm bill

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Hot Dog! Wiener Dog Race Returns to Lubbock

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Are you ready for a tail-wagging, ear-flapping good time? Then bring your wiener dog to Texas Tech University on Saturday, March 8th at the Rec Center for the annual Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals!

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Murder-Attempted Suicide Suspected

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Man dead, woman at UMC

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Dem’s ’16 Nat’l Convention to Austin?

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The Democratic Party could hold their national political convention in the Lone Star State in 2016.

Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell announced that Austin is under consideration by the Democratic National Committee (DNC) to host the national convention which would bring millions of dollars to Austin and thousands of delegates from around the country

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Lubbock police search Medina residence


Lubbock City Attorney Sam Medina's home and one other residence owned by him were the targets of searches this morning by Lubbock Police.

Police officers and detectives arrived simultaneously at 6605 Norwood and 2310 61st Street at 7:30am this morning, and were observed going in and out of both locations with a camera

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Nuke waste plant 193 miles from Lubbock investigates leak

Dept. of Energy
Dept. of Energy

The nation's only underground nuclear waste repository, located approximately 193 miles from Lubbock, continues its investigation into why a radiation sensor alarm was activated Friday night. Yesterday, an independent monitoring center said  it found radioactive isotopes in an air sensor about a half mile from the southeastern New Mexico plant 26 miles east of Carlsbad.

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