Amazon fires stir bitter dispute over who is to blame

The World Meteorological Organization said this week that satellite images show smoke from Amazon fires is reaching the Atlantic coast and Sao Paulo.
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  Caught on camera: Strong winds send restaurant workers flying into the air

Howling winds and strong rain battered Clemson on Monday evening as Esso Club employees fought the storm to try and hold down their event tent.


LISD board approves 7 cent tax drop

Latrelle Joy to host town hall meeting at 7 p.m.

Spur issues Boil Water Notice

$5M bond for priest indicted on 9 counts of rape

  New law to protect Texans against common roofer scam

A new Texas law is designed to protect people with roof damage from a common roofer-scam. Texas House Bill 2102 was passed in June and will be effective beginning in September.
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WWII veteran earns high school diploma

John Wapienik was presented with his high school diploma Thursday, 77 years after being drafted.

District 83 Representative Dustin Burrows announces bid for 2020 re-election

  Lubbock brewers anticipate Texas law change allowing beer to go

Former paramedic creates effort to help first responders in El Paso after shooting, tours through Lubbock

  Child of murder suspect Heather Casias now in CPS custody

New laws going into effect in Texas on Sept. 1

Multiple units destroyed by fire at University Self Storage

Plainview ISD to provide free breakfast, lunch to students

Funeral arrangements set for toddler killed in Plainview car fire

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  Man tried to rob woman in Chicago; he didn’t know she was a boxer

Right now in Chicago, there's a man who's got to be sorry he ever tried to rob one woman. She's a boxer, and when he tried to snag her phone, she unleashed on him in the place where no man wants to be hit.


Pigskin Preview: Lamesa Golden Tornadoes

  I Beat Pete: Dunk tank football

Former Lady Chap Signs Pro Contract in Portugal

Pigskin Preview: Denver City Mustangs

Red Raider Kerry Hyder looking good with Dallas Cowboys

Having an impressive showing in the Cowboys second preseason game, Hyder is trying hard to make sure he will be on the roster.


Federal team joining state and local forces to battle Copper Breaks Fire in Hardeman County

Larry Swearingen is set for execution for a 1998 Texas slaying. His lawyer says bad science got him on death row.

  Lubbock’s surrounding agriculture helps with fire threats among dry conditions

  Seven people jailed in connection to the Murder of Celestino Rodriguez

  Berl Huffman Athletic Complex renovations well underway in time for fall season

The grass is greener and the bathrooms are cleaner at the Berl Huffman Athletic Complex thanks to a project that has been underway since last fall.
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Driver blames GPS after dump truck falls through parking deck in Boston

At least one car was damaged.

Grand jury indicts 3 accused in home invasion, shooting, robbery case

Shallowater ISD announces salary increase for every employee

Grand jury indicts man after deadly crash in United parking lot

Lubbock man pleads guilty to cyber stalking multiple women; graphic report details his ‘favorite form of blackmail’