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Events and Activities June 26 - July 2

Jun 26, 2015

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.


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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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Shortly before 9 o’clock this morning, police spokesperson Sgt. Patrick Swanton says, a fuel tank that was being scrapped at the CMC Recycling plant in East Waco caught fire.


Jim McKeown

Hair-raising story of a young man with bizarre desires in the mountains of Eastern Tennessee.



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The Supreme Court is set to issue a ruling on same-sex marriage as early as June 25th. KWBU’s Carlos Morales reports on what that would mean for McLennan County.   

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It’s been just over a month since the shootout at Twin Peaks that left 9 dead, 18 injured and 177 arrested for engaging in organized crime, and now the Bandidos Motorcycle Club is calling for the release of video evidence and autopsy reports in the case.  

 


In the City of West, community members are opening a long-awaited museum that focuses on the history of the town. The idea stretches as far back as 30 years ago, but it wasn’t until 2013 that it gained real momentum when the History of West Museum board and members purchased a location for their Museum. 


Welcome to Behind the Story – a program where we take you straight to the source. In the City of West, community members are opening a long-awaited museum that focuses on the history of the town. I sat down with the Georgia Hutyra, president of the museum’s board. We talk about the town’s rich Czech and German history and the difficulties and unity spurred by the fertilizer plant explosion in 2013.
 


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.


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