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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 $149,900. More Waco information.

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Local news for Waco, TX continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

4 hrs ago | WAVE-TV Louisville

SpaceX spacecraft explodes during test mission; no injuries reported

An unmanned SpaceX spacecraft exploded in the air at its testing site 32 miles southeast of Waco, TX on Friday.

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7 hrs ago | KCEN

Multiple Agencies Fighting Brush Fire in Gholson

UPDATE: The fire was started by a controlled burn. The McLennan County Sheriff's Department is using its helicopter to keep an eye on the direction it is going.

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9 hrs ago | Durant Daily Democrat

Man charged with lewd molestation

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a Cartwright man charged with fondling a 5-year-old girl.

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13 hrs ago | KWTX

Central Texas Veterans Speak Out At Town Hall

Sunshine, heat and humidity will be the theme across Central Texas Saturday & Sunday.

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22 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

Texas stadium showdown

Many schools in the state have spent millions in a rivalry for the biggest stadium with the best amenities in the Lone Star State and beyond.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

KCEN

Baylor's Ken Starr Just Latest Big Name to Take Ice Bucket Challenge

There's no doubt you haven't seen it on your Facebook page: the ALS ice bucket challenge.

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KWBU-TV Waco

Disc Golfers Descend On Waco's 'Beast'

This Weekend is the 18th Waco Annual Charity Open-a disc golf tournament with proceeds going to the Baylor Autism Resource Clinic.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Family of Injured Child Want Police to Investigate Further into Crash

Three-year-old Ah'Dyn Perales was in critical condition at Mclane Children's Hospital Scott & White in Temple on Wednesday.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Pasadena Weekly

Sister In The Struggle

The cover was an eye-catching solid black with tendrils of flame licking around the text, giving the impression that perhaps the book was about some great fire that happened long ago.

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KWTX

Man Arrested For Exploiting Elderly In Craigslist Scam

A Waco man had bonded out Wednesday from the McLennan County Jail after he was arrested for exploiting an elderly person through a Craigslist scam.

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GuruFocus.com

Looking Beyond Cabela's Short-Term Weakness

Cabela's has had a weak 2014, with the stock losing almost 8% of its value so far.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

KWBU-TV Waco

Zoning Change Would Let Small Grocery Stores Sell Beer And Wine Downtown

Tonight the Waco City Council will vote on whether to allow small groceries to sell beer and wine in Central Waco.

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KCEN

I-35 Safety Ad Campaign Targeted to Central Texas Construction Zones

It's become a way of life: dealing with traffic in construction zones on I-35. But now TxDOT is trying to make that way of life a little safer.

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The Beaumont Enterprise

Colleges add luxury touches to new stadiums

In this July 2, 2014, file photo, the Baylor University emblem is shown on the ceiling of the new locker room at McClane Stadium in Waco, Texas.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

KXXV-TV Waco

Man accused of hitting pedestrian while fleeing robbery

Police have arrested a man accused of hitting a pedestrian while fleeing the scene of a robbery at a local truck stop Sunday afternoon.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Road closures on Lake Shore Dr. in Waco

Lake Shore Dr. from Mt. Carmel to Hilltop will be closed Tuesday through Thursday for repairs.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Family asks for help after woman swipes AC from porch

A thief trying to stay cool is in hot water after stealing an air conditioning unit from a family's front porch in North Waco.

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KWTX

State Issues Ruling On Two Foster Children's Drowning Deaths

The State Department of Family and Protective Services has issued an initial report on the drowning deaths of two Waco foster children who died while swimming at Lake Georgetown.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

KWTX

Two Men Rescued from Rushing Rain Waters by Firefighters

As heavy rain fell in Waco just after 3 Sunday afternoon, a man became stuck near a storm drain in the creek near 13th and Webster.

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KCEN

Storms pummel through McLennan County

A strong line of thunderstorms passed through McLennan County around 2:30 this afternoon, prompting multiple power outages in Waco, Hewitt and Lorena.

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