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Looking Back: 62nd Anniversary of Waco Tornado
4:36 pm
Mon May 11, 2015

Anniversary of Deadly Waco Tornado

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Sixty-two years ago today a major tornado struck Waco – killing 114 people, seriously injuring 145, and causing roughly 50 million dollars in damages. The event would become the deadliest tornado in Texas history. 


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Single Parents Strive for Education
8:43 am
Fri May 8, 2015

MCC's Support and Empowerment Program Assists Single Parents

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Growing up Tarisma Helms says education was never really a priority – her mother had a 7th-grade education and her father wasn’t around, still she knew she wanted to continue her schooling and become a nurse.  But the challenges of higher education – tuition, purchasing textbooks, transportation, studying – were all compounded by the fact that Helms is a single mother of 2 children. 


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Election Day is May 9th
6:43 am
Thu May 7, 2015

City Council District 5 Interview: Robert Cervantes

Courtesy of Robert Cervantes

Election day is this Saturday and up for grabs in the City Council race are seats in Districts 2, 4, and 5. KWBU sat down with the candidates to discuss issues facing their district. In the District 5 race both incumbent Kyle Deaver and newcomer Robert Cervantes are vying for the the City Council seat

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Election Day is May 9th
6:43 am
Thu May 7, 2015

City Council District 5 Interview: Kyle Deaver

Carlos Morales

Election day is this Saturday and up for grabs in the City Council race are seats in Districts 2, 4, and 5. KWBU sat down with the candidates to discuss issues facing their district. In the District 5 race both incumbent Kyle Deaver and newcomer Robert Cervantes are vying for the the City Council seat. 

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Local News
4:32 pm
Wed May 6, 2015

Baylor Film and Digital Media to Receive $2M, Become Department

Chris Hansen (R, in black crew shirt) on the set of his award-winning film, "Endings."
Robert Rogers/Baylor Marketing and Communications

Today Baylor University announced a $2-million gift that would help make the Film and Digital Media program its own standalone department. 


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