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Students return to Texas Tech campus as plans form for fall

A few hundred students are back on the Texas Tech cam pus this week for the first time since March. The second summer session is kind of a trial run . “It’s going to give us a chance to test some of the policies and practices we will be implementing in the fall,” said University President Lawrence Schovanec. The school is still figuring out what the college experience looks like during a pandemic. In March, around spring break when COVID-19 hit Lubbock, t he campus shut down and switched all...

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Big district, big change as District 13 Congressional runoff heats up

Texas’ 13 th Congressional District is the second largest in the state. It covers most of the Panhandle all the way east to Gainesville in North Texas -- and includes parts of 41 of the state’s 254 counties. “I would hate to run in this district.” That’s Dave Rausch, a political science professor at Canyon’s West Texas A&M University. “It’s just long. It stretches all the way past Wichita Falls and it keeps going. You’d think you’d run out of Texas before you run out of district.” And for...

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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.

Charles Olivier—or Chase—started his job as the Outreach and Engagement Coordinator for the Texas Tech School of Music back in January. He never could have predicted he’d be charged with adapting the program’s popular choir, band and orchestra summer camps to be held online. But that’s what happened. By mid-April, when the pandemic wasn’t going away, Olivier and the camp directors realized that they had to make some changes for their summer activities, and fast.
 

Students return to Texas Tech campus as plans form for fall

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Texas Tech University

A few hundred students are back on the Texas Tech campus this week for the first time since March. The second summer session is kind of a trial run.   

 

Testing hits new high, Lubbock adds 133 cases of COVID-19

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The City of Lubbock reported an additional 133 new cases of coronavirus Tuesday. 

Since mid-March, a total 3,051 Lubbockites have been diagnosed with the novel virus. Just over half of cases are considered active. 

A record number of COVID-19 tests were administered Tuesday. The 1,832 tests brought the total number of tests taken to 45,757. 

On Tuesday, 84 patients were hospitalized due to complications of the illness, a tie for the highest hospitalizations to date. Forty patients are in intensive care. 

From the City of Lubbock: 

Lubbock confirmed 57 new cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths today. This brings the total case count for the county to 2,918, with 1,447 listed as active, 56 deaths, and 1,415 listed as recovered.

From the City of Lubbock;

“As of 4:00 p.m. on Monday, July 6, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 57 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), and 26 recoveries. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 2,918: 1,447 active, 1,415 listed as recovered and 56 deaths. 

Lubbock confirmed 34 new cases of COVID-19 and 2 additional deaths today. This brings the total case count for the county to 2,861, with 1,415 listed as active, 56 deaths, and 1,389 listed as recovered.

From the City of Lubbock;

Lubbock confirmed 106 new cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths today. This brings the total case count for the county to 2,827, with 1,399 listed as active, 54 deaths, and 1,374 listed as recovered.

From the City of Lubbock;

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Lubbock confirmed 101 new cases of COVID-19 and 2 additional deaths today. This brings the total case count for the county to 2,721, with 1,341 listed as active, 54 deaths, and 1,326 listed as recovered.

From the City of Lubbock;

Texas’ 13th Congressional District is the second largest in the state. It covers most of the Panhandle all the way east to Gainesville in North Texas -- and includes parts of 41 of the state’s 254 counties.   

“I would hate to run in this district.”

That’s Dave Rausch, a political science professor at Canyon’s West Texas A&M University.

“It’s just long. It stretches all the way past Wichita Falls and it keeps going. You’d think you’d run out of Texas before you run out of district.”

Governor Greg Abbott signed an executive order mandating facial coverings on Thursday afternoon. The order affects counties with 20 or more active cases of COVID-19.

“Now, more than ever, action by everyone is needed until treatments are available for COVID-19."

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