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Listen In, Lubbock: Change in city leadership

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Lubbock Mayor Dan Pope at a recent Coffee with the Mayor event.

Dan Pope first came to Lubbock to attend Texas Tech University and made the town his home when he started a business here. After years as a public servant in the city, he has now served three terms as Lubbock’s mayor. Throughout that, he’s seen changes, challenges and triumphs. As he leaves the position, Lubbock Mayor Dan Pope joins us in the studio to reflect on it all as the city council gets new representatives.


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Alex Driggars, government reporter for the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

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Sarah Self-Walbrick is the news director at Texas Tech Public Media, where she leads the news team and focuses on underreported stories in Lubbock. Sarah is a Lubbock native and a three-time graduate of Texas Tech University. She started her career at the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.