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Development
3:07 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

Long-Abandoned 25th Street Theatre To Reopen

The 25th Street Theatre has been abandoned since 1992, when it closed down as a dance club.
Ryland Barton KWBU News

25th Street Theatre to Reopen

After a drawn-out ownership dispute, Waco’s 25th Street Theatre is one step closer to reopening. The historic theater has been abandoned since 1992 but its tall, iconic sign has remained a landmark fixture in North Waco’s Sanger Heights neighborhood. The theater was once the center of what Wacoans used to call the “Silk Stocking District.”

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Science and the Environment
2:37 am
Tue May 6, 2014

Chemist Turns Software Developer After Son's Cancer Diagnosis

Noah Shaw, now 5, shows off his Texas roots at a recent birthday party.
Courtesy of Bryan Shaw

Originally published on Tue May 13, 2014 12:34 pm

A scientist's ambitious plan to create an early detection system for eye cancer using people's home cameras is coming along.

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Education
12:22 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

On Topic: Juan Williams

Juan Williams
politico.com

On Thursday, May 1st, 2014 Juan Williams returned to Waco and Baylor University. Williams was the featured guest on the latest installment of the On Topic series with Baylor University President Ken Starr.

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Likely Stories
10:46 am
Thu May 1, 2014

Likely Stories: The Goldfinch

The Goldfinch reviewed on the May 1st edition of Likely Stories.
Jim McKeown

The Goldfinch reviewed May 1, 2014 on Likely Stories.

A riveting story of a series of conflicts, crises, and resolutions deftly managed by a young boy forced to grow up too quickly and too soon.

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Business
5:00 am
Thu May 1, 2014

Business Review: Too Much of a Good Thing

When time spent texting or on Facebook gets in the way of activities or relationships, it's a sure sign consumption has gotten out of control.

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