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Oct 10, 2015; Lubbock, TX, USA; The Texas Tech Red Raiders Masked Rider enters the field before the game with the Iowa State Cyclones at Jones AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Michael C. Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

Mayors Gather to Discuss Texas Tech University Veterinary School

Mayors from across West Texas and the Panhandle met this week to discuss a variety of economic and educational issues pertinent to the region, notably one particular project, the long-awaited Texas Tech University veterinary medicine school.

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Texas Tech Gunman Not Old Enough to Carry a Pistol

The suspect who allegedly shot and killed a Texas Tech police officer on the night of October 9 was not old enough to legally carry a gun on campus via Texas’ campus carry law.

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Texas Democrats Apologize for Falsely Blaming Texas Tech Shooting on Campus Carry

The Texas Democratic Party deleted a tweet and apologized for rushing to judgment in their message linking the murder of the Texas Tech University Police officer to the state’s campus carry law. The law allows the holder of a Texas License to Carry to conceal a weapon on some colleges and universities. The Texas Tech student who allegedly killed the police officer is not old enough to have a handgun or a license.

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Texas Tech Police Officer Shot, Killed — Suspect in Custody

A Texas Tech University police officer has been shot and killed, according to local news reports. The Lubbock Police Department SWAT team is on the scene looking for a suspect.A Texas Tech University police officer has been shot and killed after taking a student into custody for alleged drug possession. The student allegedly shot the officer in the head, killing him, and then fled the scene. He is now in custody.

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Texas Tech to Monitor Meat Products for Superbugs

In a reported bid to protect public health, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has enlisted a Texas Tech University food center to monitor commercially-sold meat for pathogens and superbugs.

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Texas Tech Black Student Group: Blue and White Lives DON’T Matter

Students from the Texas Tech University Black Students Association (@TTUBSA) reportedly tweeted a hate-filled message on the day before five Dallas-area police officers were ambushed by a lone gunman. The tweet was quickly taken down following strong community reactions.

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4 Texas Tech Students Safe After Brussels Attacks, Belgium ‘Study Abroad’ Program Halted

Four Texas Tech University students were found safe in the Belgian capital of Brussels following Tuesday’s explosions in the city’s airport and metro station. The Islamic State claimed credit for the terror attacks, which killed at least 30 people and wounded 230 others. In response to this crisis, the university decided to halt their study abroad program in Belgium.