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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 $140,000 which is roughly $64/per square foot. More Waco information.

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4 hrs ago | Free Republic

Everything you need to know about the long fight between Cliven Bundy and the federal government

The case of cattle rancher Cliven Bundy burst into the national news cycle over the past week, captivating conservative media outlets with its protagonist, a firm believer of states' right with an armed group of supporters backing him.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Family Dollar: Is bad news for store good news for US economy?

Family Dollar employee Pamela Ramos assists John Conner with a purchase at a store in Waco, Texas.

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KWTX

Capital Murder Trial Opens With Graphic Testimony

Kimberly Farr Petetan's family left the courtroom Tuesday as prosecutors flashed graphic pictures of the Gatesville native's on a screen in a Waco state district courtroom during the first day of the capital murder trial of the man they say shot her to death and abducted her daughter in 2012.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Testimony wraps up in first day of Petetan murder trial

The first day of testimony is wrapping up Tuesday afternoon in the Carnell Petetan Jr. capital murder trial in McLennan County.

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Examiner.com

The Mars Retrograde of 2014 Part III - Playing Hollywood Cardinal Grand Squares

The current Mars Retrograde may be quite the blessing when considering the Red Planet is a major planetary component behind the potentially explosive Cardinal Grand Cross happening this month.

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KWTX

Fourth Member Of Local Family Arrested On Drug Charges

Chad Koss, the fourth member of a Waco family that prosecutors say is linked to a two-state drug trafficking operation, was free on bond Tuesday after appearing Monday before a federal magistrate in Waco.

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The Hill

Feds play waiting game at Nevada ranch

Two days after a dispute over grazing rights, cattle and $1 million in fees and fines threatened to spin into a Wild West shootout, officials with the Bureau of Land Management promised they weren't finished with Bundy.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

News Max

Waddie Mitchell: Fed Land Ownership Makes 'Monarchs' of Agencies

The federal government's dominance of land ownership in Western states has become untenable, says poet and rancher Waddie Mitchell.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Waco man accused of drugging woman, then sexually assaulting her

A 42-year-old Waco man has been arrested in connection with an incident that occurred Saturday night, into Sunday morning, where he is accused of putting something in a woman's drink, then sexually assaulting her.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Authorities serve drug search warrant at Waco home

Waco Police SWAT team members and McLennan County Sheriff's deputies, along with Mart police, served a drug search warrant at a Waco home early Monday morning.

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KXXV-TV Waco

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A collaboration between local schools and law enforcement is getting praise from Washington.

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KWTX

Texas Man Who Was Witness In Gunfire Case Found Dead

A FREEZE WARNING is in effect tonight for McLennan, Coryell, Lampasas, Mills, Hamilton, Bosque, and Hill Counties ... Temperatures tonight cold drop below freezing across parts of Central Texas, which would tie our latest freeze on record.

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News Max

Dick Morris: Bill Clinton 'Hated' Janet Reno, and Waco Made It Worse

A dispute between federal authorities and a Nevada rancher over 400 cattle grazing on federal land that ended peacefully Sunday brought to mind two Western standoffs from two decades ago.

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News Max

ADL Advises Jewish Institutions to Increase Security in April

A leading group that fights anti-Semitism sent out a security alert last week to Jewish community organizations across the country warning that there was "increased potential" for violent attacks against their centers.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Man arrested after standoff with police

One man is in the McLennan County Jail after an hours long standoff with Waco police Sunday night.

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CBS Local

Dallas Technology Guru Says M.B.A. Helped Him In His World Traveling Career

Chris Spivey earned his Bachelor's degree in Business with a focus in Finance and Systems from Baylor University in Waco, Texas.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Fox News

Feds end Nev. ranch standoff, vow legal action- VIDEO: What is the Bundy ranch standoff about?

The Bureau of Land Management vowed Saturday that it would continue its legal fight to remove illegal cattle from a rural Nevada range after ending a tense weeklong standoff with a rancher and his supporters.

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KWTX

Woman Dies In Plane Crash In Texas

A woman died instantly in the crash of a small plane as her husband was attempting to make an emergency landing at Hicks Air Field, just north of downtown Fort Worth.

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Free Republic

Why The Feds Chickened Out On A Nevada Ranch

Let me obliterate a bit of confusion here: the Obama administration attempted to go to war with a rancher in Nevada.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

GretaWire

Cliven Bundy wins this round - Feds pull back in Nevada

The Bureau of Land Management announced Saturday that it has ended its mission to remove illegal cattle from a rural Nevada range after a tense week-long standoff with a rancher and militia supporters, citing a "serious concern" for the safety of employees and the public.

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