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10:39 am
Mon July 6, 2015

Local Microbreweries and Craft Beer Gear Up for Return

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In just three years, the number of Texas microbreweries nearly doubled, jumping from 59 in 2011 to 117 last year. And in that time, Waco was home to just one craft brewery, which shuttered its doors within a year. But as KWBU’s Carlos Morales reports, microbreweries are setting up once again for a return in the Heart of Texas.


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Shots - Health News
9:08 am
Mon July 6, 2015

Industry Payments To Nurses Go Unreported In Federal Database

Following the money trail is pretty easy with doctors, but nurses are another story.
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A nurse practitioner in Connecticut pleaded guilty in June to taking $83,000 in kickbacks from a drug company in exchange for prescribing its high-priced drug to treat cancer pain. In some cases, she delivered promotional talks attended only by herself and a company sales representative.

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The Two-Way
7:45 am
Mon July 6, 2015

Pope Kicks Off Three-Nation Tour In Ecuador

Pope Francis waves to the crowd as he rides aboard the Popemobile in the streets of Quito, Ecuador, on Sunday.
Dolores Ochoa AP

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 10:14 am

Pope Francis is making his first visit as pontiff to Spanish-speaking countries in South America.

Francis landed in Quito, Ecuador, on Sunday and was welcomed by hundreds of thousands. The New York Times reports:

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StoryCorps
6:23 am
Mon July 6, 2015

CME Futures Pits To Close. 'It Was A Great Run,' Traders Say

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 7:00 am

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The Two-Way
6:08 am
Mon July 6, 2015

Latest On Greek Crisis: Finance Minister Resigns, As EU Leaders Meet

People read newspaper headlines showing the results of Greece's referendum, in Athens on Monday.
Louisa Gouliamaki AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 10:25 am

Greece and its European Union partners are beginning to sort out what's next after the country voted en masse to reject a German-led bailout plan that would have given the country more credit to pay its debt in exchange for tough austerity measures.

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