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Winter Weather School Announcements, Church Closings – Wednesday, March 4

Several schools in and around Lubbock are letting students out early Wednesday afternoon, while local churches are cancelling evening services.

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Lubbock Boy Receives Death Threats After He Was Awarded Junior Black Belt

A 10-year-old boy worked over 1,500 hours at an academy in Lubbock for his junior black belt in Jiu Jitsu. His proud grandfather posted the photo on Facebook. Then, another instructor from Midland re-posted the photo and questioned its legitimacy. It only gets uglier from there.

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49 Years Ago: John Lennon’s ‘Beatles More Popular Than Jesus’ Story Is Published

On March 4, 1966, an article appeared in the London Evening Standard that would cause an uproar and ripple for some time.

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Thierry Roy, ThinkStock
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New Event Comes to Lubbock Honoring Musical Heritage of the South Plains

The first ever Lubbock Lights: Celebrating the Musical Heritage of the South Plains event will take place the second week of April in the Allen Theatre at the Student Union Building on the Texas Tech campus.

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Photo: Lisa F. Young/Stockbyte/James Steidl
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March 3 Marks National Day for Happiness, Cold Cuts and Mulled Wine

Wow, talk about a trifecta! Today (March 3) marks the day we celebrate happiness with National I Want You To Be Happy Day, National Cold Cuts Day and National Mulled Wine Day.

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Chad Hasty, KFYO.com
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Truck Fire Snarls Traffic on South Loop 289 Access Road

A fire backed up traffic along a portion of South Loop 289 on Tuesday

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Facebook: David Simpson
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Texas State Rep. David Simpson Files Bill to Legalize Marijuana

In news out of Longview, Texas, on Monday, State Rep. David Simpson filed House Bill 2165, in favor of removing the prohibition on marijuana in the state of Texas. Rep. Simpson says marijuana should be regulated like tomatoes, jalapenos and coffee.

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Read Zachary Quinto’s Heartbreaking Tribute to Leonard Nimoy

When he passed away last week at the age of 83, Leonard Nimoy was mourned by actors, artists, politicians, scientists, engineers, astronauts and even the President of the United States. That should tell you something. Few characters have had such a seismic impact on popular culture as Star Trek’s Spock and countless people all over the world felt like they had lost a friend. Amidst the countless tributes, there is now one that stands out: a brief but powerful remembrance from Zachary Quinto, who picked up the Spock mantle in 2009’s Star Trek and its sequel, Star Trek Into Darkness.

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Free Pancake Day Benefitting Charity

Tomorrow is free pancake day at IHOP; free buttermilk pancake short stacks will be made available from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.

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Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals Hit Lubbock [Video]

Once again the Wienerschnitzel Wiener National Tryouts hit Lubbock this past snowy Saturday, and excitement abounded...and barked!

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How to Contribute to Lonestar 99.5 FM’s St. Jude Radiothon

Lonestar 99.5 FM is teaming up with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital for a two-day radiothon to benefit childhood cancer and disease research.

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Have You Ever Wondered What Freezing Fog Looks Like? [Photos]

Have you ever wondered what freezing fog looks like? The Texas Department of Transportation shared some photos of the winter phenomenon on its Facebook page.

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