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An organization to “represent the South Plains of Texas in all cotton matters” was voted into being at 3:34 p.m. Tuesday by the unanimous standing vote of more than 1,200 farmers and businessmen from a 20-county area surrounding Lubbock.

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Odd News

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 00:05

Texas skydiver loses, retrieves borrowed shoe during jump

Skydiver loses, grabs shoe during jump

SALADO (AP) — A skydiving instructor in Central Texas who lost a shoe... Read more

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 14:25

At the Russian Mosquito Festival, the more bites the better

BEREZNIKI, Russia (AP) — While fears of the Zika virus have kept some people away from the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, for residents of one... Read more

Crime & Courts

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 22:50

Lyghts pleads guilty to federal child sex trafficking charge

A 22-year-old Lubbock man admitted Wednesday in federal court to providing drugs to a 16-year-old girl he set up for prostitution.

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Filed Online

Wisconsin wins Cotton Bowl 24-16, only Western Michigan loss

ARLINGTON — Wisconsin tight end Troy Fumagalli made a leaping 8-yard touchdown catch in the fourth quarter and the Badgers won 24-16 in the Cotton... Read more

IS suicide bomber kills 36 in Baghdad market

BAGHDAD — A suicide bomber driving a pickup loaded with explosives struck a bustling market in Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 36 people in an... Read more