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4:58 pm
Mon June 29, 2015

After Receiving Marriage Licenses, Same-Sex Couples Begin to Marry in McLennan County

The McLennan County clerk’s office began issuing same-sex marriage licenses just a couple of hours after the Supreme Court’s ruling on Friday. Now any time a couple gets a marriage license in Texas, there’s a mandatory 72-hour waiting period to get married, and that time was up for one same-sex couple in Waco, who according to local LGBTQ advocacy group InterWaco, had the first legal same-sex wedding in McLennan County.


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Texas News
4:43 pm
Mon June 29, 2015

Proffesor Says Texas AG's Opinion on Same-Sex Marriage Could Hold Up, Could Fizzle

Ken Paxton says county clerks can refuse to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples based on religious objections

Same-sex marriage is now the law of the land. But, according to the state's top attorney, not every county clerk has to perform those marriages, if they don't want to. As Houston public media’s David Pitman found, there are ways that opinion could hold up, and ways that it could fall apart.


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Local News
12:25 pm
Fri June 26, 2015

County Officials Begin Issuing Marriage License Applications to Same-Sex Couples

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McLennan County officials began issuing licenses to same-sex couples this morning after the Supreme Court ruled that bans on same-sex marriage were unconstitutional.


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Act Locally Waco
7:04 am
Fri June 26, 2015

Events and Activities June 26 - July 2

There's plenty to do this weekend and Act Locally Waco director Ashley Bean Thornton is back in the KWBU studio to give us the latest on what's happening in the Heart of Texas. Act Locally Waco is a new segment you can hear each Friday during Morning Edition and in the afternoon during All Things Considered on KWBU.


Local News
5:04 pm
Thu June 25, 2015

New Mayborn Museum Director Announced

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Today Baylor University announced Charlie Walters will become the new director of the Mayborn Museum…starting this August.


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