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Waco, Texas is located in McLennan County. Zip codes in Waco, TX include 76706, 76799, and 76716. The median home price in Waco is $145,500. More Waco information.

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4 hrs ago | KWTX

Thursday Morning Fatal Crash Slows Southbound Interstate Traffic

From Rusty Garrett and The Doppler 10 Forecast Center... The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory that for the counties of Bell, Bosque, Falls, Freestone, Hill, Leon, Limestone, McLennan, Milam and Robertson beginning Noon Thursday through 10:00 PM Friday.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

KXXV-TV Waco

Caritas in need of canned food donations

Caritas of Waco is asking for donations of canned food because of the increased number of people coming in for emergency food aid in June and July.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

KXXV-TV Waco

Person of interest in Harbor Freight holdup arrested in Ft. Worth

A Marlin man wanted for questioning in connection with a violent armed robbery earlier this month in Waco was arrested Tuesday in Ft.

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KWTX

Searchers Recover Body From Lake Waco

Rescuers who responded late Tuesday afternoon to a report of a possible drowning at Lake Waco involving a child recovered a body after about a 30-minute search.

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KWTX

TSTC Waco President Promoted To New Position

Elton Stuckly, Jr., the president of the Waco campus of Texas State Technical College, has been named vice chancellor for operations and will lead operations for the TSTC system's 11 campuses, the school announced Tuesday.

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The Austin Chronicle

Take Me Home: Kelley Mickwee

Kelley Mickwee's You Used to Live Here drops today. After spending years singing as a duo with Jed Zimmerman and finding success with the currently on-hiatus Trishas, Mickwee went back to her personal drawing board, starting from scratch as a solo artist.

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Texas Tribune

In Waco, Checking on Criminal Defendants' Claims of Poverty

In recent months, criminal defendants requesting a court-appointed lawyer in McLennan County have occasionally received something very different: a visit from a detective.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

KWTX

Divers Recovery Teenager's Body From Central Texas Lake

A 4-year-old boy and his 6-year-old sister who were originally from Waco before they were placed in foster care drowned earlier this month.

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UPI

Almanac for Monday, July 21, 2014

Those born on this date are under the sign of Cancer. They include composer Chauncey Olcott in 1858; author Ernest Hemingway and poet Hart Crane, both in 1899; Canadian communications theorist Marshall McLuhan in 1911; violinist Isaac Stern in 1920; singer Kay Starr in 1922 ; producer Norman Jewison in 1926 ; actors/comedians Don Knotts in 1924 and ... (more)

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

KCEN

Police Search for Armed Robbery Suspects in Falls County

The Falls County Sheriff's Dept. is currently searching for two men in relation to an armed robbery that happened last Saturday at Harbor Freight in Waco.

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Daily Kos

Morality Hijacked by Religion

" One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion."

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

KAUZ

Reckless driving seen in I-35 work zone

Law enforcement officials blame excessive speed and reckless driving in a heavily traveled Interstate 35 construction zone for a spike in traffic accidents that has worsened the congestion on a highway already notorious for its heavy traffic.

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KWTX

Good Morning

Good morning, it's Saturday, July 19, the 200th day of 2014. There are 165 days left in the year.

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Graham Leader

City considers effluent

Back when Larry Fields was Graham's city manager, he introduced the idea of reusing waste water, or effluent, as a way of easing the city's declining water resources.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Lib at Large: Billy Joe Shaver triumphs over age with 'Long in the Tooth'

Of all the musicians I've interviewed over the years, there are a few special ones I won't forget any time soon.

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KWTX

Appeals Court Upholds Waco Man's Murder Conviction

The 10th Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld a Waco's man's murder conviction in the December 2011 killing of a man who was shot in his sleep.

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EETimes

Garcia-Lasheras

Aubrey, I'm afraid that AFAIK this is a huge problem in Barcelona's subway, but also in some touristic streets such as "La Rambla".

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

KXXV-TV Waco

Former Waco ISD Superintendent lone finalist in Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi ISD trustees say former Waco ISD Superintendent Dr. Roland Hernandez is their pick to lead that South Texas school district.

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KWTX

Bonds Reduced For Man Who Hid Past From Fiancee

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for the northern half of Central Texas until 1pm Friday... Showers and thunderstorms will continue across Central Texas tonight and into Friday.

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KWTX

Man, Woman Charged In Area Post Office Break-Ins Plead Guilty

Charles Hattenbach, 39, and Kathryn Hubbert, 28, both of Temple, who were arrested in March in connection with a string of post office and mailbox break-ins in Central Texas and around the state have both pleaded guilty to federal charges in U.S. District Court in Waco, prosecutors announced Thursday.

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