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KWBU Open House

Oct 2, 2015

Today during KWBU's fall membership event, we're inviting you to visit and chat with us during our open house. Starting at 11 am, you can stop by the studio and experience public radio in the Heart of Texas. Poppa Rollo's Pizza will provide lunch, so come by the station and put a face to the voices you hear every day. 

KWBU Open House
11 am - 6 pm

 

Two sisters, banished by their father, struggle to survive in Vichey, France. Join us for Jim McKeown's review  of The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah.

 

 


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As childhood obesity numbers continue to rise in the U.S., new research suggests the proximity of schools to fast food locations may be a factor. (*ENCORE)


Jim McKeown

Newspaper journalist, Carl Hiaasen, turned novelist, writes another thrilling mystery.


Ken Blanchard discusses seven evident leadership qualities in role models.  


Baylor University president and chancellor Ken Starr continues his interview series On Topic. Ahead of the On Topic talk with Rudy Giuliani, KWBU’s Carlos Morales sat down with the former New York City mayor to talk about broken-window policing, the current political atmosphere and what he thinks has changed since September 11.
 


Carlos Morales

This week on Behind the Story we talk with Eric Robinson about the history of central Texas' Negro League teams. Robinson talks about Jackie Robinson's Texas ties, the Waco-born, Hall-of-Fame pitcher who played in the Negro League, and about integration in baseball. 


Act Locally Waco director Ashley Bean Thornton is back in the KWBU studios to talk about events and activities for the week. You can hear Act Locally Waco on KWBU each Friday during Morning Edition and Friday afternoon's during All Things Considered  

 


Jim McKeown

The novel which started my Booker Prize Winners collection.


Consumers want transparency and are choosing companies with ethical supply chains.

Central Texas Leadership Series: Kim Patterson

Sep 15, 2015

In this episode of the Central Texas Leadership Series: McLennan Community College associate director Kim Patterson. Hosting the conversation is Lisa Wilhelmi, community relations coordinator at McLennan Community College. This conversation was recorded Sept. 4, 2015. 

I return to a sensitive and heartbreaking novel I read and loved in seventh grade.


Four specific and critical things to look for when launching a new endeavor.  


Jim McKeown

Extraordinarily intense thriller of a man with a temper, a talent for painting, and a penchant for getting himself in deep messes.


Business Review - Values-Based Investing

Sep 3, 2015

Creating investment portfolios that reflect the investor.


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