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Earlier this year an online campaign was started to encourage the placement of a woman on the $20 dollar. Although it’s not the $20, the Treasury Department announced last month that a woman will appear on the redesigned $10 come 2020, which marks the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage.  However, exactly which woman it will be remains uncertain. KWBU’s Carlos Morales spoke with Baylor professor Kimberly Kellison about some of lesser-known women who fit the bill.


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Scientists down in Galveston are working to save an endangered species of sea turtle. Houston Public Media's Syeda Hasan rode along with them on a recent trip to release rehabilitated turtles into the Gulf of Mexico. 


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In just three years, the number of Texas microbreweries nearly doubled, jumping from 59 in 2011 to 117 last year. And in that time, Waco was home to just one craft brewery, which shuttered its doors within a year. But as KWBU’s Carlos Morales reports, microbreweries are setting up once again for a return in the Heart of Texas.


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