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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. 

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

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

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.

In this episode of the Central Texas Leadership Series: McLennan Community College president Johnette McKown. Hosting the conversation is Rob Wolaver, provost of the Waco and Williamson county campuses of Texas State Technical College.

There's plenty to do this week 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. This week we talk about the Margarita and Salsa Festival this weekend as well as a handful of other festivals hitting the Heart of Texas are.