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  1. Lake Shore Baptist among 3 churches removed by BGCT boardRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Waco Tribune-Herald

    The Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Board declared three congregations, including Lake Shore Baptist Church in Waco, "outside of harmonious cooperation" with the state convention because of their views on same-sex relationships. Carrying out a policy adopted at the BGCT annual meeting last November , the board voted 63-6 to consider Lake Shore Baptist, Wilshire Baptist Church in Dallas and First Baptist Church in Austin outside the bounds of harmonious cooperation.

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  2. Waco-area news briefs: Feb. 22, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Author, historian and documentary producer Glen Sample Ely will discuss his latest book, "The Texas Frontier and the Butterfield Overland Mail, 1858-1861," at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Bennett Auditorium, located in Baylor University's Draper Academic Building, 1420 S. Seventh St. The Alzheimer's Association is recruiting women ages 21 and older to play in the third annual RivALZ Blondes vs. Brunettes flag football game fundraiser. Christian Youth Theater - Waco will present the musical "Alice in Wonderland, Jr." from Thursday through Sunday at the Lee Lockwood Library and Museumon Waco Drive.

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  3. Judge blocks Texas from defunding Planned ParenthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Judge Sam Sparks issued an injunction in favor of Planned Parenthood, ruling its lawyers had shown it would likely prevail in its lawsuit against officials in the state's Heath and Human Services Department. In December, Texas cut off Medicaid funds to some Planned Parenthood groups.

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  4. Midland Classical Knight Basketball team on the side lines during Tuesdays loss.Read the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... from the West Division. U.T. Dallas wen... Baylor baseball plays its first road game of the season on Wednesday at Texas State. The game is slated for a 6 p.m. CT start at Bobcat Ballpark in San Marcos, Texas. All Baylor baseball games are broadcast ...

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  5. Man arrested on murder charge in baby's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | El Paso Times

    ... Varela on a capital murder charge and he was jailed under a $2 million bond, officials said late Tuesday night. Under Texas law, the charge of capital murder includes the killing of children under 10 years of age and can be punishable by the death ...

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  6. Highway Robery Fashions Fancy RobesRead the original story

    20 min ago | Austin Monthly

    During a road trip to West Texas last summer, Evan Streusand and Jackie Nelson stayed in a hotel that had a pair of colorful robes in the room. The couple found the robes so comfortable that they ended up wearing them throughout most of their stay.

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  7. Ita s easy for the government to read your old emails. Why wona t the Senate fix that?Read the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | The Daily Gazette

    ... by Jeff Sessions, who until recently was a U.S. senator and is now attorney general, and Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas have killed the bill in the past. Donald Trump's ascendency as a “law and order” president - and his ...

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  8. Ryan survives late scareRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... 13-3 in the fourth quarter. Ryan (31-4) will face Canyon at 6 p.m. Friday in the region semifinals at Western Texas College. It is Ryan's third trip to a region tournament under Allen and its first since 2010. "That's how I planned it - to win," ...

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  9. Legislators take aim at campus rape lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Denton Record-Chronicle

    Texas soon could pass some of the most aggressive campus rape legislation in the country, a reaction to the sexual assault scandal at Baylor University. "I love my school, but I've been extraordinarily disappointed," said Baylor alumnus Kirk Watson, a Democratic senator from Austin.

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  10. Judge blocks Texas cutting Medicaid to Planned ParenthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Victoria Cobb, head of the Family Foundation of Virginia, holds a sign today outside the executive mansion protesting the action of Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, who had just vetoed House Bill 2264, which would restrict state and federal funding for women's health providers like Planned Parenthood. AUSTIN, Texas>> A federal judge ruled today that Texas can't cut off Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood over secretly recorded videos taken by anti-abortion activists in 2015 that launched Republican efforts across the U.S. to defund the nation's largest abortion provider.

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  11. A Wal-Mart convenience store? Retailer tests concept in Texas townRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Texarkana Gazette

    In a parking lot on Main Street in this nondescript town of 14,000, Wal-Mart is testing out what it hopes could be its next small thing - a genuine convenience store. Walk into the 2,500-square-foot store, and the surroundings feel familiar.

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  12. Texas doctoral candidate finds Whitman novelRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Texarkana Gazette

    ... said Stephen Enniss, director of the Harry Ransom Center, a massive arts and humanities archive at the University of Texas at Austin. "He is, along with Emily Dickinson, our major 19th-century American poet - and arguably, one of our first modern ...

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  13. Tigers Tamed: West Mesquite eliminates Texas HighRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Texarkana Gazette

    Texas High had no answer for West Mesquite's 6-5 Patrick Nweke, or second half defense Tuesday at Paris High school. Nweke rallied the Wranglers from a seven-point halftime deficit, and his teammates forced 13 turnovers in the final two quarters to give West Mesquite a 74-65 win in 5A bi-district play.

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  14. Shewmaker sets record in Lady Tigers' winRead the original story

    39 min ago | Texarkana Gazette

    ... in their career. Shewmaker has 81 goals for her career and 24 this season. Sarah Rogers scored the first goal for Texas High in the 15th minute, with the assist going to Grace McGuire. Shewmaker scored her second goal in the 52nd minute, with the ...

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  15. Five things you need to know from City CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Amarillo.com

    Amarillo vegetarian restaurant appeals to Council: West Texas RX Health Food looked to city council members for favor in an attempt to keep its food permit. The S. Coulter St. pharmacy's food permit was not renewed this year because it did not meet the City's sink requirements.

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  16. Judge blocks Texas from kicking Planned Parenthood out of MedicaidRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | UPI

    Judge Sam Sparks ruled Tuesday the state could not prevent Planned Parenthood from billing Medicaid for care they provide, preventing thousands of people from having their healthcare disrupted by issuing a temporary injunction against the Texas Department of Health and Human Services. Texas Health and Human Services Inspector General Stuart Bowen issued a letter in December notifying Planned Parenthood it had removed Medicaid funding based on several videos purporting to show officials from the organization negotiating the sale of fetal tissue, which is against federal law.

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  17. John-Wiley-Price-Trial 6 mins ago 11:16 p.m.John Wiley Price jury...Read the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... After the jury is sworn, panelists will have a monumental task before them -- deciding the fate of one of North Texas' most influential politicians. Price is accused of taking bribes worth about $900,000 in cash, land and vehicles. In exchange, ...

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  18. Paddling Strokes - Competition is Fun?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | FishingWorld

    I was having a ball, fishing in my element standing on sandbar along the Sabine River in far East Texas. Downstream from our fishing location the 32nd parallel north, the Sabine River becomes the means of boundary between eastern Texas and western Louisiana.

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  19. Former Padres reliever Akinori Otsuka to serve as Triple-A bullpen coachRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... how many years I can be here," Otsuka, 45, said. "But I'm going to be here a long time." A trade sent Otsuka to the Texas Rangers in 2006. Elbow surgery ended a brief but memorable big-league career in 2008. Not ready to call it quits, Otsuka ...

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  20. No. 9 Baylor men's basketball plays sloppy, holds on against lowly Oklahoma, 60-54Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Baylor forward Johnathan Motley shoots over Oklahoma center Jamuni McNeace in the first half of their NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, in Waco, Texas. Baylor guard Ishmail Wainright is pressured by Oklahoma guard Rashard Odomes in the first half of their NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, in Waco, Texas.

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