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Lubbock’s Economy Continues to Show Growth: Especially in New Construction

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Tuesday, Lubbock National Bank released November 2013 statistics for the Lubbock Economic Index and Consumer Price Index.

The Lubbock Economic Index increased by eight tenths of a percent to 139.0 in November from 138

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Tech receives federal grant to facilitate technology transfer

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Commerce Dept.

Texas Tech has announced the receipt of a $300,000 Federal Grant.

The Economic Development Administration, an agency within the U.S. Department of Commerce, awarded the grant to Texas Tech University to help build on the South Plains region’s capability in wind and other renewable energy sources that increase innovation and entrepreneurship through technology commercialization

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Lubbock Economic Index Increases for April 2013

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The index is higher than it has ever been, and continues to improve.

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Lubbock Economic Index Nears Record Peak, Consumer Price Index Declines Slightly

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Joe Raedle, Getty Images

Despite the economic improvements, payroll employment turned negative in late 2012, though the unemployment rate continues to decrease.

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Lubbock Economic Index Climbs Slightly, Prices Remain Steady

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Spencer Platt, Getty Images

While a slight increase from January 2011 to January 2012 may seem fairly diminutive, it is also the first year-over-year increase in the index since January 2009, according to Lubbock National Bank.

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Lubbock Economic Index & Prices Continue Upward in December

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Meaghan Murphy, Getty Images

The LEI increased for each of the past three months, and five of the last seven months, according to Lubbock National Bank.

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Lubbock Economic Index Rises, As Do Prices

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Joe Raedle, Getty Images

Job creation continues to climb in the Lubbock metro area, and other economic indicators are improving as well.

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Lubbock Economic Index Remains Low But Steady While Prices Rise

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Meaghan Murphy, Getty Images

September's LEI remains the same from August, and the Consumer Price Index shows that prices are continuing to climb.

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Lubbock Economic Index Rises Slightly, Remains Sharply Down from 2008 Peak

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Dan Kitwood, Getty Images

Some sectors, such as auto sales have improved, and some have declined notably.

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Economic Index Shows Lubbock’s Economy Still Weak, Few Signs of Improvement

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Chung Sung-Jun, Getty Images

The LEI has increased from one month to the next only twice within the past 12 months, and the index has settled at low levels unseen since early 2004.

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