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5:04 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Waco Hippodrome Announces November Opening Gala

Jill Ament

After much anticipation Hippodrome theatre staff announced this afternoon the date for the official opening gala for Waco’s historic theatre. The three day event plans to ring in a new chapter in Hippodrome history.

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Waco Weekly
11:28 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Waco Weekly: Bobwhite Revival, Student Court, And Technology At McLane Stadium

In this week’s Waco Weekly we talk about what it’s like to be tried by a student court at University High, McLane Stadium’s high tech digs, and how conservationists are trying to bring back bobwhite quail through prairie restoration.


Conservation
12:46 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Bringing The Bobwhite Quail Back To Texas

Tom Harvey, © Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Quail hunting season opens this weekend. And there’s new hope that the bobwhite quail is making a rebound. The population has dropped off by about 75 percent over the last 40 years—partly because their grassy habitats have been depleted by development and cattle grazing. Conservationists are trying to get more landowners to restore native prairies on their property.


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Education
5:11 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Lawmakers Look At Revising Truancy System

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Since 2001, Texas students who fail to attend school have been tried in criminal courts. Some advocates are trying to keep truant students and their parents out of court.

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Likely Stories Book Review
7:47 am
Thu October 23, 2014

Likely Stories: The Children Act

The Children Act reviewed October 23 on Likely Stories
Jim McKeown

Ian McEwan, tackles a difficult law case involving religion and family ties, while the marriage of the main character, the judge, slowly disintegrates.

 

 


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