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12:15 pm
Tue January 13, 2015

Texas Tribune: 84th Legislative Session Livens Up Texas Capital

Storify: The First Day of the 84th Legislative Session

Tuesday, the first day of the 84th legislative session, was a day for pomp, circumstance, protest and a whole lot of tweeting. Here's a selection of what journalists, lawmakers and others shared, along with the Tribune's on-the-ground reporting.  

[View the story "Lawmakers Return to Austin – for the 84th Time" on Storify]

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11:13 am
Mon January 12, 2015

Shakespeare Uncovered Season 2 Sneak Preview

Join Texas Tech Public Media and the College of Visual and Performing Arts at the Alamo Drafthouse January 20th at 7pm for a Sneak Preview of Shakespeare Uncovered Season 2. There will be free popcorn and soda and t-shirt giveaways! The series features Christopher Plummer, Morgan Freeman, Joseph Fiennes and more discussing Shakespeare's work, showing clips from productions and discovering the ongoing legacy of the play write's oeuvre. CLICK HERE to RSVP. 

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5:37 pm
Fri January 9, 2015

24 Frames Blog: Inherent Vice Review

Welcome to the 24 Frames blog! In 2015 you can expect more coverage of arts, music, and events in Lubbock not only over the air on Texas Tech Public Television but right here on kttz.org! The 24 Frames blog is designed to bring you more information, musical performances, extras from the show, movie reviews and more. Check back regularly and thanks for making us your trusted source of music, art, and entertainment. 

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2:48 pm
Fri January 9, 2015

Inside Texas Tech: Traffic Engineer Hopes to Save Lives with Research

If you've driven from Lubbock to just about anywhere else in the state, you know that there are some long highways in Texas - nearly 79,000 miles of interstates, U.S. highways, state highways, farm-to-market and ranch-to-market roads. 

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8:09 pm
Wed January 7, 2015

Inside Texas Tech: Restoration of Cuban Relations Opens Door for Education

The University of Havana in Havana, Cuba. Some are saying restoring relations after a 56-year freeze in politics with the island nation is an opportunity for educational exchanges with Cuban universities.

After more than half a century of isolation of the island nation 90 miles off the coast of Florida, President Obama announced late last month that the U.S. and Cuba would begin normalizing relations once more.

The news is likely to spark many changes in areas like business and tourism, but another impact that is quietly taking advantage of the relations thaw is education.

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