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  1. Famous Gaither Vocal Band sings way back to WacoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Fans of the Gaither Vocal Band might focus on the first part of that title - Bill Gaither, one of the most famous names in contemporary Christian music - but that name says what follows needs emphasizing, too. The Vocal Band is all about singing - specifically, the close, four-part men's harmony that is a foundation of the southern Gospel music tradition and an able complement to the melodic Christian songwriting of Bill and Gloria Gaither.

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  2. Nibbles: Provender StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    On the menu: Organic delicatessen and bakery with locally sourced foods wherever possible. Hand-cured pastrami, corned beef and chicken; homemade bread, pickles, preserves, mustards and sausage; specialty desserts.

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  3. Waco-area news briefs: Aug. 18, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    The Waco-McLennan County Library and Central Texas Genealogical Society will present a beginner's genealogy class from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the meeting room of the West Waco Library and Genealogy Center, 5301 Bosque Blvd. The free class will cover topics such as how to use genealogy forms, an introduction to census and immigration records, internet sources, and a tour and orientation of the genealogy center's collection. The Alzheimer's Association's A Barbecue Burger and a Car Wash fundraiser benefitting the 2016 Walk to End Alzheimer will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6008, at 725 Sun Valley Blvd. in Hewitt.

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  4. WWII pilot who graduated from Baylor at 82 dies at 96Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Weldon Bigony, who graduated from Baylor University in 2003 at 82 years old, died last week in Waco at 96. Bigony started his Baylor career in 1938 on a football scholarship. Shortly after the attacks on Pearl Harbor in December 1941, he joined the U.S. Naval Air Corps, six months before his scheduled graduation.

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  5. Harmony...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Harmony Science Academy plans to buy the vacant H-E-B building on Valley Mills Drive in front of the former Floyd Casey Stadium site. It will be the school's second Waco campus in a former grocery store building.

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  6. Two men indicted in home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Two men who police nabbed inside a North Waco home in June after a boy reported they were trying to break into his house were indicted Wednesday. A McLennan County grand jury indicted Treveon Dwayne Goode, 17, of Bellmead, and Dazavion Gabriel Roshun Crane, 18, of Waco, each on one count of burglary of a habitation.

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  7. LETTERS: Readers sound off about Donald, Hillary, Obama and Christians who vote DemocraticRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    On the Aug. 4 editorial page was a tongue-in-check offering by Trib columnist David Schleicher satirizing supposed Donald Trump apologies for his allegations/lies. To respond, my column, if written, would be titled: "Donald Trump, speaking from the heart" or "Hillary Clinton, lying from the start."

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  8. EDITORIAL: South Waco Elementary School parents, pastors, teachers show us one road to successRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Before we launch into another school year, let's pause long enough to cheer Waco Independent School District improvements in state accountability standards - and closely heed Superintendent Bonny Cain's sobering reminder that students, educators, administrators and parents still have much work to do. And the time for improvement at some Waco ISD campuses may be running out.

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  9. Waco-area news briefs: Aug. 17, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    The Hewitt Summer Concert Series will continue with a concert by a Stevie Ray Vaughan tribute band, Texas Flood, at 7 p.m. Thursday at Creekside Amphitheater in Warren Park, 450 S. Old Temple Road in Hewitt. An opening reception for the exhibit "Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives: African-American Portraits" will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday in the Texas Collection's Guy B. Harrison Reading Room, located in Baylor University's Carroll Library.

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  10. Homeless center The Cove to open on time thanks to fundraising successRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Rosemary Townsend, a member of The Cove's board of directors, gives a tour of the facility July 21. The Cove is expected to open next month. Rosemary Townsend, a member of The Cove's board of directors, discusses the features in The Cove's lobby area, where homeless teens will be welcomed from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday this fall.

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  11. Council approves long-range plan aimed at reining in sprawl, making Waco walkableRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    A comprehensive planning process lasting nearly three years culminated in Waco City Council's unanimous vote Tuesday for the City Plan. The plan, which passed on the first two required readings, will guide growth, infrastructure and economic development through 2040, with "sustainability" as its watchword.

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  12. Father on trial in beating death of infant childRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    The mother of an 8-month-old boy who died from multiple blunt force injuries in 2011 testified Tuesday that she doesn't think the boy's father is responsible for his death. Testimony kicked off Tuesday in the first-degree felony injury to a child trial of Arthur Bronchae Kirven, 27, charged in the death of his son, Aydrian Kirven.

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  13. The Cove to open on time thanks to fundraising successRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Rosemary Townsend, a member of The Cove's board of directors, gives a tour of the facility July 21. The Cove is expected to open next month and will give homeless Waco ISD teens access to showers, laundry facilities, computers, a balanced evening meal and emotional support from staff. Rosemary Townsend, a member of The Cove's board of directors, discusses the features in The Cove's lobby area, where homeless teens will be welcomed from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday this fall.

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  14. EDITORIAL: Home-flipping trend a worthy concern for both - Fixer Upper,' Waco boostersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Finer questions of real-estate law aside, we can only imagine how many towns wish they had the unusually intriguing dilemmas posed by the international popularity of HGTV Network's "Fixer Upper" and Chip and Joanna Gaines' remarkable success in Waco. A cursory look at their Magnolia Market visitors log reveals tourists and shoppers from across the United States and beyond.

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  15. LETTERS: Readers sound off about crepe myrtles, public transparency, voter ID and gun rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    I don't know whether to thank the city of Waco, the city of Woodway or the State of Texas for planting the numerous crepe myrtles in the median on State Highway 84. Regardless, know that it makes my heart sing to see those beautiful blooms. Thanks to those who made the policy decision and to those who did the planting.

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  16. Waco-area news briefs: Aug. 16, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    The annual Margarita and Salsa Festival, featuring live music from Zane Williams, Eli Young Band and Turnpike Troubadours, will be Aug. 27 at the Extraco Events Center, 4601 Bosque Blvd. Tickets cost $31 in advance, $36 the day of event, $150 for VIP tickets, and $1500 for VIP tables for 10. The city of Woodway will continue its Lunch with the Masters program from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday at The Pavilion at the Carleen Bright Arboretum, 1 Pavilion Way in Woodway. The Waco Kiwanis Seniors will meet at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Golden Corral, 618 N. Valley Mills Drive.

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  17. Wet weather expected to continue throughout the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    After weeks of sizzling summer temperatures, Central Texas should get a reprieve, with a weeklong forecast of rainstorms and temperatures in the 80s, National Weather Service meteorologists said. Heat advisories and high heat indexes spread across Central Texas last week, with high temperatures reaching 104 degrees or higher.

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  18. 2 Waco ISD schools improve STAAR accountability ratingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Two Waco Independent School District campuses are no longer ranked as "improvement required" when it comes to state accountability standards, but Superintendent Bonny Cain said the district still has work to do. Overall for 2016, Waco Independent School District met the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness state standard for accountability, according to preliminary STAAR accountability reports released Monday morning by the Texas Education Agency.

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  19. XBox dispute leads to arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    A 22-year -ld man was arrested early Saturday morning after he got into a fight with his girlfriend's 12-year-old brother over an XBox game, said Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton.

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  20. Bikers say at hearing DA Reyna should be disqualified from Twin Peaks casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    McLennan County District Attorney Abel Reyna told former Waco Police Chief Brent Stroman that he could stand in front of a jury and prosecute 177 bikers arrested after the Twin Peaks shootout, but it was ultimately Stroman's decision to arrest them all, Stroman and Reyna testified Monday. Reyna, Stroman and other Waco police officials testified at a hearing in Waco's 54th State District Court in which bikers Ray Nelson, a Cossack, and Matthew Clendennen, a Scimitar, sought to disqualify Reyna from prosecuting their cases.

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