Chad Hasty is out for the rest of the week, trying to rebuild his voice after missing Tuesday's show.  Ysidro Gutierrez will be filling in for Chad today from 8:30a-11a and Allen Corbin is slated to host Saturday's show from 2p-4p.

I am bringing you the Morning Brief today for


The snow started falling in Lubbock before 3am and appears to be heavier than originally forecast.  Texas Tech, South Plains College, Lubbock Christian University, Lubbock ISD, Lubbock-Cooper ISD and Frenship ISD have all cancelled classes for today.

If you don't have to drive this morning, stay home.  Visibility is low and the piles of snow have obstructed medians, curbs and ditches on streets and roads.

Stories of note for today:

Ross Ramsey, and the Texas Tribune, have continued a series polls this week, with today's poll discussing In-State Tuition for (Illegal) Immigrants.  Find out more by clicking the link

Austin American- Statesman: Abortion Rights Advocates Rally at Capitol

ABC News: U.S. military still searching for "Jihad John"-- dead or alive

ABC News/Netflix: Season 3 of House of Cards is now available to watch  (probably what Chad will be doing today...)

Ysidro Gutierrez will be hosting the Chad Hasty Show today from 8:30a-11a, call-in at 770-5790