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Teacher Who Showed ‘The ABCs of Death’ to Her Students Sent to Jail

The internet will never stop arguing about when it is okay to show films with explicit content to children. But, there is one thing that we’re pretty sure everyone can agree on: showing the violent and disturbing The ABCs of Death to five classes of unsuspecting students is an act of irresponsible idiocy on just about every conceivable level. Columbus, Ohio substitute teacher Sheila Kearns was rightfully let go from her job back in 2013 when she screened the film for her substitute Spanish classes, but the courts have handed down an additional punishment: 90 days in jail.

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Rebecca Dost, ThinkStock
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Geocachers Descend on Lubbock

Hundreds of geocachers will descend on Lubbock next week during the Texas Geocaching Association’s (TXGA) 13th Annual Texas Challenge next weekend.

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14 Facts You Might Not Know About St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Did you know that it costs St. Jude Children's Research Hospital $2 million each day to operate? Or that St. Jude has the best survival rates for some of the most deadly childhood cancers in the world?

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School Delays, Closings and More Winter Weather Announcements for Thursday, March 5

Lubbock and nearby South Plains schools have announced delays for Thursday, March 5 due to winter weather.

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More Snow In Lubbock Today [Video]

Well, we just looked out the window and BAM!  It's snowing big time. One to three inches are expected with winds 20 to 30 mph, which could create temporary white out conditions.

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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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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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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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