Ryland Barton http://kwbu.org en Lawmakers Search For Fixes To Highway Funding http://kwbu.org/post/lawmakers-search-fixes-highway-funding <p>The Texas legislature is mulling the first increase to the fuel tax since 1992. The discussion comes at the same time that some lawmakers in Congress are pushing for an increase to the federal fuel tax, which hasn’t been adjusted since 1993.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 18:27:49 +0000 Ryland Barton 4769 at http://kwbu.org Lawmakers Search For Fixes To Highway Funding Legislators Consider Desalination In Water Package http://kwbu.org/post/legislators-consider-desalination-water-package <div><p>Yesterday afternoon the Texas Water Development Board released a draft of the rules for how major water projects across the state are going to be funded. Some of those projects include desalination, which is often considered too expensive to try.</p><p></p></div><p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 23:10:31 +0000 Ryland Barton 4462 at http://kwbu.org Legislators Consider Desalination In Water Package West ISD Considers Concealed Carry On Campus http://kwbu.org/post/west-isd-considers-concealed-carry-campus <div><p>Tonight the West ISD school board is discussing whether to let employees carry concealed handguns in school. Since last year’s fertilizer plant explosion in West, many of the district’s classrooms have been moved into portables. That has some school officials worried about safety.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 22:14:41 +0000 Ryland Barton 4129 at http://kwbu.org West ISD Considers Concealed Carry On Campus Tradinghouse Power Plant Demolished, What's Next? http://kwbu.org/post/tradinghouse-power-plant-demolished-whats-next <div><p>The old Tradinghouse power plant was demolished Friday morning. Luminant owns the plant and property and they have permits to build a new natural gas combustion plant…but they’re waiting for market conditions to improve. With the EPA trying to cut back greenhouse gases, and natural gas production at an all-time high, isn’t this a great time to build a plant? Maybe.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 22:36:48 +0000 Ryland Barton 3933 at http://kwbu.org Tradinghouse Power Plant Demolished, What's Next? Behind The Story: Paranormal Activity http://kwbu.org/post/behind-story-paranormal-activity <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-e580e65a-721c-6cd5-39a4-52698e68dba5"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">This week we told you about Mike and Cindy Jacobus, the founders of <a href="http://www.txmcpi.com/">Mclennan County Paranormal Investigations</a>. They’re ghost hunters--yep just like the reality TV show--and they’ve started their own Ghost Tour in Waco. From its fame as “Six Shooter Junction” in the 1800s to the Tornado that leveled downtown in 1953, Waco has its fair share of ghoulish stories. And the Jacobus couple are here to tell them.</span></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 17:09:34 +0000 Ryland Barton 3893 at http://kwbu.org Behind The Story: Paranormal Activity