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Tibor Nagy Discusses Boko Haram and Need for Specialized Force [Audio]

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Dan Kitwood, Getty Image

Tuesday on Lubbock's First News, Tibor Nagy, Vice Provost for international affairs at Texas Tech University, discussed Boko Horam and the kidnapped girls in Nigeria.

Nagy noted the need of Nigerians to seek help with intelligence in taking action to retrieve the kidnapped girls from Boko Haram

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Great Strides 5K to Benefit Cystic Fibrosis Foundation [Audio]

Northeast Texas Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Facebook
Northeast Texas Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Facebook

On the Friday edition of Lubbock's First News, Erin Kuhlers, Lubbock chairperson of Great Strides, and Brian Chennault, father of 3 kids with cystic fibrosis, gave details about the disease and fundraiser

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Mayor Glen Robertson Recaps City Council Meeting Issues [Audio]

Allen Corbin, kfyo.com
Allen Corbin, kfyo.com

Friday on Lubbock's First News, Mayor Glen Robertson discussed some of the main issues covered during the latest Lubbock City Council meeting.

Due to large marble pieces falling from the Omni Building downtown on Avenue K over the years, the street has been closed off

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BetterInvesting Offers Free and Low-Cost Public Investment Education [Audio]

BetterInvesting, Facebook
BetterInvesting, Facebook

Thursday on Lubbock's First News, Kaye Short of at the West Texas Chapter of BetterInvesting, talked about the organization's purpose.

BetterInvesting is a non-profit organization that offers free workshops and educational programs to those interested in learning investment principles and company analysis

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Lubbock Parks and Recreation to Host Summer Job Fair [Audio]

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Mario Tama, Getty Images

Thursday on Lubbock's First News, Nancy Neal of Lubbock Parks and Recreation gave details on the upcoming summer job fair and other events.

The Lubbock Parks and Rec job fair will be held May 15

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CASA and LHUCA Help Raise Awareness of Kids in Foster Care [Audio]

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

Wednesday on Lubbock's First News, Melissa Pierce, Special Events and Marketing Coordinator of Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), talked about what happens when kids outgrow the foster care system

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United Supermarkets Simplify Gluten-Free Shopping [Audio]

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Spencer Platt/=, Getty Images

Wednesday on Lubbock's First News, Robin Hawkins, director of health and wellness at United Supermarkets, spoke about celiac disease and their gluten-free tags.

Those with celiac disease experience damage to the small intestine when coming into contact with or ingesting foods containing wheat, barley, or rye are consumed

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Congressman Randy Neugebauer Discusses Multiple Congressional Issues [Audio]

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

Monday on Lubbock's First News, Congressman Randy Neugebauer discussed Lois Lerner, high spending of Congressional auto leases, and the Benghazi Select Committee.

Neugebauer observed the expectation that ex-IRS employee Lois Lerner will be held in contempt of Congress for her refusal to talk about her role in recent controversy that the agency may be targeting conservative groups in front of Congress

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Lubbock Emergency Planning Committee Makes Local Threat Assessments [Audio]

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Sean Gallup, Getty Images

On the Monday edition of Lubbock's First News, Clinton Thetford, managing coordinator of the Lubbock County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC), discussed the committee's tasks.

Thetford described the LEPC as a result of the Community Right to Know Act

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United Supermarkets get Protests to Name Change of United Spirit Arena [Audio]

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Facebook

Monday on Lubbock's First News, Eddie Owens, communications director for United Supermarkets, talked about United's reactions to negative feedback about the company's intention to change the name of the United Spirit Arena

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