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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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5 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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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18 hrs ago | 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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20 hrs ago | 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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Yesterday | 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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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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