News

Pages

Likely Stories Book Review
4:05 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Likely Stories: Best Reads of Last 5 Years

Jim McKeown in his home library
Ramona McKeown

Likely stories began as a monthly feature on KWBU but has grown to a regular weekly segment.  This week Jim take a look back at the best reads of the last five years.  FIVE STARS to Jim McKeown and Likely Stories 5th anniversary.  


Read more
Science and the Environment
5:05 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

Mammoth Site Heads to White House in Hopes of Becoming Nat’l Monument

The Waco Mammoth Site
Jill Ament

For several years now, the city of Waco has been trying to make the historic mammoth site a national monument. The city council decided last night to seek executive action from President Obama to make this resolution a reality. 


Read more
Local News
4:42 pm
Fri September 12, 2014

Popular Ride Share Program Comes to Waco

Driver Cameron Mosier
Jill Ament

Uber is kind of like a Taxi service, but it uses an app to connect riders with local drivers, who aren’t driving conventional cabs. The program has been available across Texas and the country, but now it’s come to Waco. As KWBU’s Jill Ament reports, Uber gives riders another way to get around town and local drivers another option for earning some money.


Read more
Central Texas Leadership Series
12:40 pm
Fri September 12, 2014

Central Texas Leadership Series: Truell Hyde

Will May interviews Truell Hyde, Vice Provost for Research at Baylor in this episode of the Central Texas Leadership Series.  This converstaion was recorded September 8, 2014.  


Local News
4:20 pm
Wed September 10, 2014

What has McLennan County Acquired through the Pentagon Surplus Program?

Jill Ament

A large national debate is circling around how local law enforcement has been able to acquire military grade equipment through the Pentagon’s 1033 program. Local law enforcement can acquire equipment ranging from armored vehicles to bayonets and even grenade launchers. KWBU’s Jill Ament reports on what the McLennan County Sheriff’s Department received through this program over the years. 

Read more

Pages