Your polling place might be a government building, a school gym or a neighborhood church. Officials who decide where we vote say those choices are partly based on how many people are expect to cast a ballot in each precinct.
Dr. Gary Mortenson, Dean of the Baylor University School of Music joins Derek Smith on this edition of Baylor Connections. They discuss the role the department plays in the community, training musicians and how music builds bridges.
After 28 years of service, Lester Gibson has decided not run for County Commissioner of Precinct 2. The decision has kicked of a highly contested race for the seat. In the week leading up to early voting we are airing conversations with each of the candidates. Feb. 13th - 19th during Morning Edition and All Things Considered you'll hear Will Burney talking with candidates for Precinct 2 County Commissioner to discuss their platforms and unique qualifications.
The president’s budget proposal calls for privatizing the International Space Station, which advocates say could jumpstart a “low-earth economy.” Opponents fear space states like Texas and Florida could lose jobs.
Host Bill Whitaker, opinion editor for the Waco Tribune Herald, sits down with Waco ISD Superintendent A. Marcus Nelson and Mathew Polk, executive director of Prosper Waco, to disucss WISD's failing schools.