For Immediate Distribution May 29, 2015 AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today declared a state of disaster in 24 additional counties, bringing the total number of counties under Texas' state disaster declaration to 70. The counties added to the declaration are: Angelina, Burleson, Cherokee, Edwards, Ellis, Fayette, Gillespie, Kaufman, Lamar, Liberty, Leon, Lynn, Madison, Milam, Real, Refugio, Rusk, Sabine, Travis,
Due to the heavy rains, the Heart of Lubbock Neighborhood Clean-up has been rescheduled for June 20. Community service workers that are scheduled for this Saturday, May 30, are asked to report to the same location at 8:00 a.m. on January 20. The Heart of Lubbock Neighborhood is located between 19th Street and 34th Street, University Avenue to Avenue Q.
Lubbock County reported more than 75 homes in Shallowater have been declared flooded. The community and the Red Cross have set up a shelter at the 12th Street Church of Christ. Keith Shields had two inches of water standing in his living room. "When it rains like this there's no stopping it,” Shields said. “It's coming in the house.” There
Some Lubbock streets were underwater after Thursday's downpour. Lubbock Fire Crews were called out to help several stranded motorists and homeowners. As of four Thursday afternoon, they performed 13 high water rescues. C rews even had to bring out a dive boat to save two families on 23rd and Avenue W more than a foot of water was inside their
City Council gets an update from staffers on the storm water utility fee. After much research, staffers brought council many options that would change the current rate model. Currently on the non-residential side the city has 27 tiers. Council looked at different tier levels. M ayor Glen Robertson is in favor of a rate model with a base fee. T
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City Council gets an update from staffers on the storm water utility fee.
Lubbock County reported more than 75 homes in Shallowater have been declared flooded.
Some Lubbock streets underwater after Thursday's downpour. Lubbock Fire Crews were called out to help several stranded motorists and homeowners.
MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. (AP) — Business leaders and others are keeping the pressure on Michigan lawmakers to quickly find a way to spend $1.5 billion more repairing roads. The consensus at a Friday session at the Detroit Regional Chamber's Mackinac Policy Conference was it's time to act immediately. Voters recently defeated a sales tax increase tied to additional road repairs.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A 1988 Nobel Prize put up for auction by a retired experimental physicist has sold for $765,002. The online auction went into overtime Thursday evening until a final bid went unchallenged for half an hour. Nate D. Sanders Auctions spokesman Sam Heller says the final amount is the fourth-highest ever paid among the 10 Nobel Prizes
NEW YORK (AP) — Carl's Jr. and Hardee's ads starring nearly naked women have become a part of American culture, according to Andy Puzder, CEO of the chains' parent company. "People watch for the ads, and want to know when the next one's coming out," he says. Some of the women were relatively unknown before they appeared in the ads.
NEW YORK (AP) — A man whose first name is God has settled a lawsuit with a credit-reporting agency that had refused to recognize his name as legitimate. Under the agreement reached in Brooklyn federal court this week, Equifax will enter God Gazarov's name into its database. The terms of the payout were not disclosed. Gazarov now has a robust
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who stored images of himself raping an 8-year-old girl on a computer tablet that he later sold at a flea market will spend 15 to 30 years in state prison for the sex acts. The New Castle News (http://bit.ly/1EDV1FE ) reports 44-year-old Donald Miller, of New Castle, was sentenced Thursday. He had