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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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Almanac for Saturday, April 19, 2014

The moon is waning. The morning stars are Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Windsor Beacon

Nerves fray as anniversaries of April attacks arrive

As most Americans this week enjoy mid-April's well-deserved warm weather, educators, law enforcement and civil rights groups are perhaps understandably a bit on edge with the approach of several dates that bring bad memories.

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USA Today

Nerves fray as anniversaries of April attacks arrive

Law enforcement and educators are perhaps a little on edge with the arrival of some worrisome dates.

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KWTX

Driver Injured In I-35 Rollover Dies At Local Hospital

A man whose pickup truck overturned Friday afternoon on Interstate 35 just north of Waco later died at a local hospital, the Department of Public Safety said.

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KWTX

Source Of Natural Gas Odor In The Area Proves Elusive

Scores of Waco-area residents reported a strong natural gas odor in the air Friday, but so far the source of the smell has proved elusive.

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Environmental Leader

One in 10 Children Attend Schools Near Chemical Plants

Nearly 4.6 million children in 10,000 schools are located within a mile of a chemical facility, according to a group that is pushing new regulations.

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Deity of Christ

I recently received a letter from someone who argues that there is only one God, and that He is called many names and worshiped by many different people who hold to many different faiths.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Solemnly, West remembers explosion one year ago

With a congregation of more than 1,500 people torn apart by loss before him, the Rev.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Daughter of murder victim takes stand in Petetan trial

On Thursday, the 11-year-old daughter of Kimberly Petetan took the witness stand to testify about seeing Carnell Petetan shoot and kill her mother right in front of her.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Waco man arrested after fleeing from police following hit and run

A 26-year-old Waco man has been arrested in College Station after police say he hit several cars and ran from police early Thursday morning.

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KCEN

College Students Look to Get Hired at "Work in Waco" Job Fair

"We find that a lot of students are looking at staying in the greater Waco area," Richter said.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Former Ft. Hood soldier sentenced for producing child pornography

A 41-year-old former Fort Hood soldier has been sentenced to 340 months in federal prison for producing child pornography.

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Daily Texan

Many things have changed, but prom remains the same at West High School

One day before the anniversary of the West fertilizer plant explosion, Lauren Wernet, a senior at West High School, picked her red nail polish, left over from prom, off her fingernails.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Burlington Times News

The feds are coming, the feds are coming . . .

Here comes Cliven Bundy, who looked like a 21st-century Paul Revere as he ran about his Nevada ranch shouting the feds are coming, the feds are coming, successfully arousing others who joined him in standing up to a mighty force that backed down in some of its overkill.

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Pasadena/San Gabriel Valley Journal News

Should The Month Of April Be Met With Celebration or Dread?

Now Philip was from Bethsaida, the city of Andrew and Peter. Philip found Nathanael and said to him, "We have found him about whom Moses in the law and also the prophets wrote, Jesus son of Joseph from Nazareth."

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MyHighPlains.com

Court Thwarts Sierra Club's Radioactive Waste Challenge

A state appeals court has thwarted a challenge to a low-level radioactive waste disposal site in West Texas in a ruling that signals growing difficulties for those trying to scrutinize the decisions of Texas' environmental regulators.

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KWTX

Fifth Arrest Made In Local Craiglist Counterfeit Scheme

A Waco man was held Wednesday in the McLennan County Jail after police arrested him in connection with a Craiglist scam that involved counterfeit cash.

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KWTX

SpaceX Will Try Again Friday

SpaceX, which tests its rocket motors at its facility in McGregor west of Waco, is shooting for another launch attempt Friday to the International Space Station.

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Free Republic

Feds Provoke Range War Over Fees And A Turtle

Gopherus agassizii is the binomial name given to the desert tortoise, a roughly foot-long creature with a lifespan that can stretch to more than half-a-century.

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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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