Act Locally Waco
3:50 pm
Thu July 2, 2015

Events and Activities July 3 - July 9

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.

Local News
4:58 pm
Mon June 29, 2015

After Receiving Marriage Licenses, Same-Sex Couples Begin to Marry in McLennan County

The McLennan County clerk’s office began issuing same-sex marriage licenses just a couple of hours after the Supreme Court’s ruling on Friday. Now any time a couple gets a marriage license in Texas, there’s a mandatory 72-hour waiting period to get married, and that time was up for one same-sex couple in Waco, who according to local LGBTQ advocacy group InterWaco, had the first legal same-sex wedding in McLennan County.

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Local News
12:25 pm
Fri June 26, 2015

County Officials Begin Issuing Marriage License Applications to Same-Sex Couples


McLennan County officials began issuing licenses to same-sex couples this morning after the Supreme Court ruled that bans on same-sex marriage were unconstitutional.

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Local News
4:43 pm
Thu June 25, 2015

Chemical Fire at East Waco Recycling Plant

Waco Police were called to assist the Waco fire department along with hazmat crews this morning at CMC Recycling in East Waco
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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.

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Local News
5:03 pm
Thu June 11, 2015

Thursday Morning Fires Add to String of Vacant Home Blazes

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This morning Waco firefighters responded to a series of fires, which add to the recent string of blazes – some of which have been considered acts of arson.

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