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4:48 pm
Fri October 10, 2014

Local Historians Correct Marker Mistaking Important Tribal History

David Brittain and other members of the McLennan County Historical Commission stand in front of new marker.
Jill Ament

The Waco Indian tribe was driven out of Central Texas in the early 19th Century. For almost 80 years a historical marker outside Waco’s Helen Marie Taylor Museum memorialized the event. KWBU’s Jill Ament reports that Native American tribal leaders and local historians have pointed out that the information on the marker had it all wrong.


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Likely Stories Book Review
7:42 am
Thu October 9, 2014

Likely Stories: The Geographer’s Library

The Geographer's Library reviewed October 9 on Likely Stories
Jim McKeown

Another “newspaper novel” of a young reporter stumbles on a complicated plot of theft, corruption, smuggling, and murder.

 

 


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Business Review
7:33 am
Thu October 9, 2014

Business Review: Ready, Steady, Go!

Getting off to a fast start in any company begins with making sure new hires are the “right fit” for the organization. 


Education
6:08 pm
Wed October 8, 2014

Law Keeps Some Students Out Of Court, But Questions Remain

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Starting last year, students ages 10 to 17 to couldn’t be issued Class C misdemeanors in Texas public schools. It’s kept kids out of the court system, but critics say it’s also taken disciplinary tools out of the hands of school administrators.


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Animal Shelter
10:24 pm
Tue October 7, 2014

Animal Shelter Seeks $2 Million Renovation

City of Waco

The City of Waco is proposing to make $2 million in improvements to the animal shelter. The move is part of the city’s plan to become ‘no kill’ as soon as possible.


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