Rep. Dustin Burrows (R-Lubbock) is calling for the legislature to study the price of medicine in Texas and the nation. House Bill 4002 is set to be heard in the state House Monday morning, and raises concerns about price discrimination regarding both patients' budgets and the state's. In a statement, Burrows writes he wants to find out why the US
Not enough evidence to justify an indictment. That is what Lubbock's grand jury concluded last week in the death investigation of Dalton Debrick. Debrick was an incoming freshman student at Texas Tech University. He died before the start of the Fall 2014 semester at an off-campus fraternity party for prospective Alpha Sigma Phi pledges. The Lubbock Medical Examiner ruled he
A walk with a mission: increase the quality of life for those on the autism spectrum. The 10th annual Burkhart Walk for Autism Awareness raised money and donations Sunday afternoon, to be used for providing services, preparing educators, and conducting research at the Burkhart Center. Janice Magness says it's important to get the word out about the worldwide disability --
In honor of Coronado High School's 50th anniversary, the Mustangs headed outdoors for a 5K run/walk, at the school's track. It wasn't just for the anniversary -- but also to promote health and wellness. All runners were welcome -- students, parents, neighbors, and alumni -- like Coronado principal Jerry Adams and his son, Daniel. "We had a great turnout," Adams
The Blue Ribbon Rally Car & Bike Show raising awareness for child abuse Saturday, with more than 300 cars and 50 custom motorcycles alongside live music. The event was sponsored by the Family Guidance & Outreach Center of Lubbock. Lynette Wilson with the center says child abuse is a problem in Lubbock. "last year," she said, "151 children died of
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State Rep. Dustin Burrows (R-Lubbock) is pushing the legislature to look into the soaring costs of medicine in the US, and if it's having an effect on the state's budget.
Tech's and the district attorney's conclusions differ in Debrick case. Dalton Debrick, 18 of Irving, died of acute alcohol poisoning, according to the Lubbock medical records, at an off-campus fraternity party in August 2014.
Ahead of its 50th anniversary, the Mustangs encourages students, parents, and alumni to keep fit.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The agency that manages the Golden Gate Bridge is asking Sen. Dianne Feinstein for help in restricting the rising number of remote-controlled drones that have been buzzing the famous span. Golden Gate Transportation District General Manager Denis Mulligan tells the Marin Independent Journal that the unmanned aerial devices pose safety and security threats to the bridge.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — James Holmes was becoming unhinged in the months before he dressed in a gas mask and body armor and began shooting at a packed midnight "Batman" premiere. Prosecutors say the 24-year-old neuroscience graduate student told a classmate he wanted to kill people. He also threatened his psychiatrist, and began massing an arsenal of weapons, including thousands
CINCINNATI (AP) — While Ohio has traditionally been a national bellwether politically, the state now finds itself in the minority on same-sex marriage heading into Tuesday's U.S. Supreme Court arguments. When Ohio voters handily passed a state ban in 2004, only Massachusetts allowed such marriages. Today, three dozen states and the District of Columbia do. An Ohio State University legal
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — If a picture is worth a thousand words, then Jonathon Keats figures a picture can also span a thousand years. The San Francisco writer and self-described experimental philosopher has designed a "millennium camera" and hopes to chronicle climate change by taking a 1,000-year exposure of the Holyoke Range in western Massachusetts. Keats says the camera is
BALTIMORE (AP) — A protest over the death of Freddie Gray, who was critically injured in police custody, started peacefully with thousands marching through downtown streets. Then, things turned violent and volatile. The chaotic scene prompted the first public remarks from Freddie Gray's twin sister, who pleaded for peace at a news conference alongside the mayor. Fredricka Gray says her