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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 $140,400 which is roughly $64/per square foot. More Waco information.

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3 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

The Royal Ale Festival to Highlight 2014 Scarborough Renaissance Festival, 4/26-27

Scarborough Renaissance Festival's 34th season is highlighted by the Royal Ale Festival this Saturday, April 26 and Sunday, April 27. The Royal Ale Festival will feature tastings of assorted beers along with appetizers and a variety of lively Scarborough entertainment for only $10 from 1-3 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday in Scarborough's scenic Crown ... (more)

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7 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

Police seized marijuana, arrest one after searching pickup

McGregor police arrested a man and seized $800 worth of marijuana as they served a search warrant on a pickup truck in the parking lot of a local billiard parlor Tuesday afternoon.

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10 hrs ago | KWTX

State Rests In Punishment Phase Of Death Penalty Trial

The state rested late Wednesday morning in Waco in the punishment phase of the death penalty trial of Us Carnell Petetan of Port Arthur, whom jurors found guilty of capital murder Monday evening in the slaying of his estranged wife and the abduction of her daughter.

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12 hrs ago | CNN

Rules change means more drug offenders eligible for clemency

Stephanie Nodd emerged from federal prison in 2011 after spending 21 years for her first and only conviction: conspiracy to sell crack cocaine.

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16 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

Woman accused of stealing $6,800 worth of jewelry

Police have arrested a 40-year-old woman accused of stealing $6,800 worth of jewelry from a Waco home.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

KWTX

Handcuffed Prisoner Runs; Manhunt Underway

Some 30 officers from several agencies were searching an area near Potts Interchange just outside of Waco Tuesday afternoon for a man who escaped from a sheriff's deputy while he was on his way to the McLennan County Jail.

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WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Firefighters did not know blast risk in 2013 wareh...

The remains of a fertilizer plant burn after an explosion at the plant in the town of West, near Waco, Texas early April 18, 2013.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

KWTX

Man Accused Of Killing Estranged Wife Found Guilty

Jurors returned a guilty verdict Monday evening in the capital murder trial of Us Carnell Petetan, who was accused of gunning down his estranged wife, Gatesville native Kimberly Farr Petetan, 44, and abducting her daughter.

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Engineering student and world champion keeping busy

Groen, 17, has just defended her world barefoot waterski tricks title in Mulwala, Australia, and is now preparing for the New Zealand championships on Lake Karapiro and the Australian championships in Perth.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Waco police arrest man accused of indecency with a child

A 31-year-old man faces a charge of indecency with a child for an incident at a Waco home, in which police say involved a female victim under the age of 12. Jose Luis Beltran is being held on a $15,000 bond for the charge of indecency with a child by contact.

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KXXV-TV Waco

One wounded, eight cars damaged during shooting outside Waco club

One man was wounded and eight vehicles were damaged as police report over thirty shots being fired early Sunday morning, in the parking lot of a Waco club.

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KWTX

Gun Battle Outside Local Nightclub Leaves One Man Injured

One man was shot early Sunday morning during what Waco police are calling a gun battle outside a local night spot.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Texas Tribune

Appointment of Brazos Watermaster Hotly Contested in East Texas

The Brazos River as it flows past Glen Rose on Aug. 2, 2013. Drought conditions have led to a significant decrease in water levels in the river.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

UPI

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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