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Texas News
9:15 am
Fri August 29, 2014

Texas School Finance Ruling

Jill Ament KWBU News

School districts throughout the state are applauding a court ruling that may eventually lead to an overhaul of the way Texas pays for schools.

Shelley Kofler (KERA) has details on why an Austin judge has again declared the state’s school funding system unconstitutional.

An Austin judge has again declared Texas' school funding system unconstitutional.

5:00 pm
Thu August 28, 2014

New Research Aims to Keep Women in the IT Field


A recent study done by Baylor professor Dr. Cindy Riemenschneider is cracking some codes on why women are fleeing rewarding IT jobs – and what needs to change in the industry so they’ll stay.

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Texas News
4:43 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

Big And Blue: Big Tex's New Clothes Are Unveiled

Big Tex's new clothes were unveiled Tuesday morning at Fair Park.
State Fair of Texas

Originally published on Tue August 26, 2014 4:23 pm

Big Tex has some new big duds. The State Fair of Texas on Tuesday morning unveiled new clothes for its iconic cowboy.

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Texas News
4:42 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

Gov. Perry Explains His Stylish New Glasses

Gov. Rick Perry, appearing on "CBS This Morning" earlier this year, has been wearing glasses for about a year.

Originally published on Tue August 26, 2014 4:24 pm

So who's Gov. Rick Perry wearing as part of his bookish new look?

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Local News
12:42 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

Waco PD Seeks More Diversity on Police Force

Jill Ament

One large debate circling around the shooting death of a black teenager, by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri focuses on the racial makeup of police forces.  The Waco Police Department and community members are trying to ensure the force mirrors the city’s diverse population.

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