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We don’t really think much about trash. It’s just part of our everyday life - we throw things out when we’re done with them. But here in Waco, there are lots of reasons to give new life to some of the waste we generate. For KWBU, Michael Incavo has more on Waco’s recycling program. 


Touching story of lovers separated at an early age and then re-connected late in life.


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Was Thomas Edison an inventor, or more of an entrepreneur? 

 


Welcome to Behind the Story, a program where we take you straight to the source. In this episode, we’ll hear KWBU’s complete conversation with Lakia Scott, an assistant professor at Baylor University, who has co-authored a new book about Historically Black Colleges and Universities. We talk about HBCUs, their historical roots and their questionable future. 


Superb story of a poor India boy who accompanies an elephant from India to Istanbul and rises to become the architect’s apprentice.


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Marlene Reed spends much of her time writing published cases for journals and textbooks. She teaches ethics in her classroom using those stories, which are based on real-life experiences from interviews of people who have been faced with difficult decisions. 

 


Observations of a noted essayist who reflects with wit and charm on America in the 1960s.

 


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Companies are taking a more proactive approach to encourage healthy lifestyles for their employees.

 


A collection of poetry by a Philadelphia journalist turned novelist and poet. 


Founder and CEO of Falkon Ventures Kyle Ballarta, uses biology as a model to help design an improved, sustainable entrepreneurial ecosystem. Ballarta says you can have both purpose and profits, resulting in a win-win for everyone involved – the entrepreneur, the investor and the community. 

 


 

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How one company nudges customers to buy online. 

 


Fascinating tale of a strong, intelligent, and determined woman, who overcame numerous obstacles to establish herself in two male-dominated venues. 

Diana Mao, president of Nomi Network, is part of an elite group of Presidential Leadership Scholars. Established and taught by U.S. presidents Clinton and Bush, the program is designed to develop the skills of leaders from varied background. The scholars’ common thread is a commitment to helping solve society’s greatest challenges.

 


 

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If your weekend travel plans have you going through Temple, you may want to find an alternative route.

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Welcome to Behind the Story, a program where we take you straight to the source. In this episode we’ll hear about a first-of-its-kind program at Fort Hood. This month, Fort Hood began a specialized court that provides veterans who commit a misdemeanor on the post with the opportunity to avoid a federal conviction, if they can successfully complete treatment and counseling courses. 


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