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Texas News
1:35 pm
Mon December 8, 2014

Texas Prisons Make Family Visits Easier

Originally published on Fri December 5, 2014 4:42 pm

Hoping to weave stronger social safety nets for inmates after they are released, the Texas prison system is making it easier for family members to visit loved ones behind bars.  

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Texas Music
12:09 pm
Mon December 8, 2014

'Oxford American' Waltzes Across Texas

Willie Nelson, seen performing in the U.K. in 1980, is one of the featured artists in Oxford American's Southern Music issue about Texas.
David Redfern Getty Images

Originally published on Sat December 6, 2014 10:51 am

A scholarly literary magazine is celebrating the music of Texas — but don't let that academic approach get in the way of enjoying it.

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Health
2:16 pm
Fri December 5, 2014

Mobile Veggie Van Targets Waco Food Deserts

Elm Ave.
Jill Ament

Waco’s World Hunger Relief farm works on projects to combat hunger around the world. And in Waco, the farm has created community gardens in vacant lots and local schools. As KWBU’s Jill Ament reports, the farm is getting ready to launch a new local project – aiming to make fresh fruits and vegetables an affordable and mobile commodity.


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Business
10:02 am
Fri December 5, 2014

KWBU Cornerstone & Presidents Circle Breakfast

KWBU appreciates each and every donor. 

We are inviting KWBU Cornerstone and President Circle members to a special breakfast with NPR’s Wade Goodwyn on Thursday, January 29th (location tba).

Cornerstone memberships begin at $500 with President Circle members giving $1,000 or more annually. 

If you are a current member and would like to give an addition gift to reach either of these leadership giving levels, contact Loretta Howard at 254-710-7887. 

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Likely Stories Book Review
11:07 am
Thu December 4, 2014

Likely Stories - The Bones Poems

Jim McKeown

The  latest poetry collection from Baylor’s Writer in Residence, surprises, amuses, and deeply affects this lover of fine poetry.

 


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