State Lawmakers: Who Owns The Right To Groundwater?

Jun 5, 2018
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A state Senate committee is investigating whether the actions of rural groundwater districts violate landowners’ rights.

David and Art - "Changes"

Jun 4, 2018
Joe Riley

Art reveals the world to us in new ways.

David and Art has been a segment on Conversations with Creative Waco and is now a regular Monday feature during Morning Edition and All Things Considered. 

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“It would be a lot cheaper for the United States simply just to offer direct employment to those workers who lose their jobs.”

Newly minted PhD examines soil and all its properties.

New KWBU Line Up

May 30, 2018

As we do at the end of every fiscal year (5/31), we look at the program schedule and see what is and isn't working. And if we can still afford what we feel is a pretty stellar line up.

This year we made a few changes, for a better flow with the addition of one new weekend program.    

The Splendid Table moves to 7am Saturday with the encore airing at 3pm Sunday.

Teams whose players can afford to play in tournaments during the off-season or to obtain private coaching stand a better chance of making the playoffs.

How A Texas Startup Changed The Way The World Travels

May 29, 2018

“We didn’t really know how it would be used, but we knew that it would be something that would be awesome and great.”

Photo by Leonard Kamsler, courtesy of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

Willie Nelson’s landmark album “Phases and Stages” was recorded in 1973. It was unlike anything being done in Nashville – a concept album, about a relationship coming apart. Metaphorically speaking, Willie Nelson was separating from Nashville too, a place where he’d long written songs for others. But where the Nashville machine kept him from doing what he loved to do, his return to Texas was a symbolic break with the conservative conventions of the country music industry.

It is now part of Texas lore that Willie kickstarted an outlaw movement, that would include Waylon Jennings, Jerry Jeff Walker, Guy Clark, Steve Earle, Billy Joe Shaver and countless others who brought country back to its rebellious roots.



U.S. Chemical Safety Board

“More robust industry guidance is needed to help hazardous chemical facilities better prepare for extreme weather events,” a federal investigation found.

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For the second time, the online version of the test given to fifth and eighth-graders experienced glitches that forced TEA to cancel the exam for students who took it online.

A young, enthusiastic student accepts a teaching job on an island of illiterate children.


Using improvisation can help understand your market and who they are.

One of the best gothic novels in all of literature.

42 More Dismissals in Twin Peaks Cases

May 8, 2018

Felony charges have been dismissed for 42 more bikers for their alleged involvement in the 2015 shootout between rival groups at a restaurant in Waco. It’s the largest round of case dismissals so far