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  1. Texas lawmakers make few moves to address pregnancy deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 5 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Texas Sen. Lois Kolkhorst , introduced a bill that would have extended the life of Texas' maternal mortality task force to 2023 from its current 2019 end date. Texas Sen. Lois Kolkhorst , introduced a bill that would have extended the life of Texas' maternal mortality task force to 2023 from its current 2019 end date.

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  2. Texas lawmakers make few moves to address pregnancy deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 4 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Lawmakers in Texas largely failed to take any significant action to address the state's skyrocketing rate of pregnancy-related deaths just months after researchers found it to be the highest in not only the U.S., but the developed world. Legislators introduced proposals to address the issue after a University of Maryland-led study found that the state's maternal mortality rate doubled between 2010 and 2012.

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  3. New Texas bathroom bill may spark North Carolina-like uproarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Top Texas Republicans are eager to bring a fight that sparked upheaval and business boycotts in North Carolina to the country's largest conservative state, unveiling Thursday a bill that would ban transgender people from using the bathroom of their choice. The "Texas Privacy Act" requires all Texas residents to use the bathroom or locker room according to the gender on their birth certificates and prohibits local governments from passing ordinances designed to protect gay rights in public restrooms and other "intimate settings." 21 comments

  4. Texas ice cream maker Blue Bell wants precautions easedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    The Houston Chronicle is reporting Texas-based ice cream maker Blue Bell wants federal regulators to ease precautions in place since a deadly listeria outbreak and allow the company to return to more normal procedures followed by its competitors. The newspaper , reviewing documents obtained under a federal open records request, says Blue Bell has been working for months with a laboratory to develop tests to meet federal Food and Drug Administration requirements, prevent future outbreaks and help Blue Bell improve its economics.

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  5. Legacy of compassionate service: Former Caritas leader Kenneth Moerbe ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Moerbe came to Waco in 1996 to serve as pastor of St. Matthew Lutheran Church after 17 years at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Brenham, Texas. During the years that he served at St. Paul's, Moerbe became involved with a number of efforts to provide emergency and supplemental assistance for low-income individuals and families.

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