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Why an Astronaut Almost Drowned in Space

A new report says the near-drowning of a spacewalking Italian astronaut working outside the International Space Station could have been avoided if NASA hadn’t missed an earlier problem with his spacesuit. Although station astronauts found water after Luca Parmitano participated in spacewalk 22, they assumed it was anomaly. “You can’t take anything for granted. What […]

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‘Typical’ early spring weather continues!

The past week of west Texas weather has been fairly tame: occasional high-level clouds, mild afternoons, and seasonably chilly mornings. All of this only occasionally interrupted by a weak cold front. This overall weather pattern will carry us into the weekend.

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Top 10 Records of 2013

  I’ll keep this short and sweet.  Here are my top 10 records for 2013… My Bloody Valentine – m b v Phosphorescent – Muchacho Yo La Tengo – Fade Parquet Courts – Light Up Gold The Can’t Tells – No Television Big Deal – June Gloom Andrew Cedarmark – Home Life Wild Nothing – […]

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In-Studio Interview: Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie

      Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie joined the cast of Good Morning Texas Tech February 17th as part of our Black History Month show. In the interview, she discusses modern day racism, silence, abuse, and humanity, as well as recites her poem For Dr. Nina Simone. Ekere Tallie is a recognized writer, educator, performer and […]

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Finalists For NCAA Final Fours Announced For 2017-2020

(Indianapolis, IN) — Thirteen cities and regions are finalists to host the Men’s and Women’s Final Fours in 2017-2020.

News @ Texas Tech

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TTU Receives $19.3M from Bayer CropScience

LUBBOCK – Texas Tech University officials announced today (Jan. 23) a $19.3 million contribution from Bayer CropScience to benefit research programs and projects in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.

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TTU Researchers Testing New Technique To ID Cancerous Moles

Some people who find a suspicious mole on their skin may wonder if it’s skin cancer, yet wait around not seeking medical advice. A researcher at Texas Tech University is collaborating with researchers at the University of Utah to crowdsource pictures of atypical moles, in hopes of getting people to see a doctor sooner.

Recent Updates

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Texas Gay Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

United States District Judge Orlando Garcia ruled the 2005 Ban on Gay Marriage is unconstitutional based on the 14th Amendment of the Constitution. The amendment, in summary, is the basis of civil and legal liberties within the United States, guaranteeing due process and equal treatment of all U.S. born citizens. He made the decision today […]

Graphic courtesy NWS Lubbock.

‘Typical’ early spring weather continues!

The past week of west Texas weather has been fairly tame: occasional high-level clouds, mild afternoons, and seasonably chilly mornings. All of this only occasionally interrupted by a weak cold front. This overall weather pattern will carry us into the weekend.

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Wendy Davis in favor of gay marriage

(San Antonio, TX)  –  Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis wants Texas to end its defense of the ban on gay marriage.  She tells the “San Antonio Express-News” people should be allowed to marry regardless of their sexual orientation. The Fort Worth state senator also wants her likely opponent in the November general election, Republican State […]

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Survivor recalls three-thousand-foot skydiving accident

(Dallas, TX)  –  A North Texas girl recalls her terrifying fall through open air when complications with her parachute caused it to malfunction. “I remember getting in the plane and feeling that rush of excitement, and I remember jumping out the plane,” says says 16-year-old Makenzie Wethington. Wethington says she was focused on fixing her […]

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Teen Robs 7-Eleven With Chainsaw While Wearing Flower Pot

(Ipswich, Australia) — An Australian teen is facing a number of charges after allegedly trying to rob a 7-Eleven while wielding a chainsaw and wearing a flower pot on his head.