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Hundreds of dead fish popped up at Conquistador Lake last week, causing concern among many visitors.
Kaysie Ellingson

SOLVED: Fish die-off caused by toxic alga bloom

Shisbeth Tabora collected water samples from Conquistador Lake near the Buddy Holly Recreation area in Northeast Lubbock. She is a graduate student at Texas Tech’s department of Natural Resource Management and frequents the Canyon Lake system to monitor the conditions as part of her research. But this day was different. On this day she was trying to solve a mystery.
As she dipped her plastic container into the water, dead fish bobbed around her arm—that was the unusual part.
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From KERA's Art&Seek: On a cloudy afternoon in early September, 15-year-old Yailyn Gomez twirled in her grandmother’s garden wearing her navy blue quinceañera dress and dreaming of the princess moment she’s wanted since she was a little girl. “This is my dress. It’s sparkly. It’s big and poofy. And there’s a lot of sequins,” Gomez said as she touched the sparkly beads stitched onto her garment. Before this moment, Gomez’s quinceañera dress had been hanging in her closet waiting for a...

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Noche de Tango

Noche de Tango compiles sounds from musicians around the globe into an hour of your favorite Tango songs. New programs air every Friday night at 9 p.m. on 89.1.

City identifies 155 new COVID-19 cases, 120 total deaths

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The City of Lubbock has confirmed 155 new cases of COVID-19 and one additional death as of 4:00 p.m.

Tech exceeds enrollment goal of 40,000 by 2020

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Texas Tech University on Tuesday announced record-breaking enrollment numbers, meeting a goal set a decade ago. 

The university reported 40,332 students enrolled this fall. 

Former Chancellor Kent Hance, who now serves as chancellor emeritus, set a goal of having 40,000 students enrolled at the university in the "Making it Possible, 2010-2020 Strategic Plan." Texas Tech had 30,049 students enrolled at the time. 

SOLVED: Fish die-off caused by toxic alga bloom

Sep 22, 2020
Hundreds of dead fish popped up at Conquistador Lake last week, causing concern among many visitors.
Kaysie Ellingson

Shisbeth Tabora collected water samples from Conquistador Lake near the Buddy Holly Recreation area in Northeast Lubbock. She is a graduate student at Texas Tech’s department of Natural Resource Management and frequents the Canyon Lake system to monitor the conditions as part of her research. But this day was different. On this day she was trying to solve a mystery.

As she dipped her plastic container into the water, dead fish bobbed around her arm—that was the unusual part.
 

From the City of Lubbock:

As of 4:00 p.m. on Monday, September 21, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 94 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and 217 recoveries. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 10,515: 2,307 active, 8,089 listed as recovered and 119 deaths. 

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Texas political leaders, activists and members of the public offered their thoughts and condolences throughout the weekend over the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday.

 

TPR’s Jerry Clayton spoke with Albert Kaufmann, a professor of law at St. Mary's University School of Law, about Ginsburg's legal legacy and how her death affected him personally.

Lubbock confirmed 143 new cases of COVID-19 and 2 additional deaths today. This brings the total case count for the county to 10,455, with 2,440 listed as active, 119 deaths, and 7,896 listed as recovered.

 

From the City of Lubbock;

“As of 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 20, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 143 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), 53 recoveries and two deaths. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 10,455: 2,440 active, 7,896 listed as recovered and 119 deaths. 

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75 more cases of COVID-19 reported Saturday

Sep 19, 2020

The City of Lubbock has confirmed 115 new cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths as of 4:00 p.m.

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Relax and enjoy the stylings of tango's most famous female vocalists as host Charles Olivier explores the careers of Ada Falcón, Mercedes Simone, and Nelly Omar on this edition of Noche de Tango. ______________________________________

Relájate y disfruta del estilo de las vocalistas femeninas más famosas del tango mientras el presentador Charles Olivier explora las carreras de Ada Falcón, Mercedes Simone y Nelly Omar en esta edición de Noche de Tango.

Lubbock confirmed 115 new cases of COVID-19 and 1 additional death today. This brings the total case count for the county to 10,237, with 2,308 listed as active, 117 deaths, and 7,812 listed as recovered.

 

From the City of Lubbock;

“As of 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 18, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 115 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), 30 recoveries and one death. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 10,237: 2,308 active, 7,812 listed as recovered and 117 deaths. 

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