Local News
5:10 pm
Mon June 8, 2015

Yo Yo Ma Tickets Going Quickly

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Although internationally known cellist Yo Yo Ma’s Waco performance is still more than 4 months away, tickets are going quickly. 

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Local News
7:18 am
Mon June 8, 2015

Bikers Gather at Courthouse to Protest

Outside the McLennan County Courthouse on a blistering Sunday afternoon, bikers and supporters lined the streets, many holding signs that read:  “we are bikers not criminals” and “no more massacres in Waco".

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Local News
3:35 pm
Fri June 5, 2015

Bikers to Host "Silent Protest", County Jail Receives Surprise Inspection

It’s been nearly 3 weeks since the Twin Peaks shootout that left 9 dead, 18 injured and put more than 170 in jail for engaging in organized crime and now bikers from across the state and country are gathering in Waco this weekend for what organizers are calling a “silent protest." 

And yesterday The Texas Commission on Jail Standards inspected the McLennan County Jail and the Jack Harwell Detention Center – the facilities where those arrested during the Twin Peaks shoot out are being held. 

Central Texas Leadership Series
1:16 pm
Fri June 5, 2015

Central Texas Leadership Series: Dillon Meek


In this next installment of the Central Texas Leadership, KWBU will be talking with recently elected City Council members from Districts 2, 4 and 5. In this episode of the Central Texas Leadership Series, we speak with District 5 representative Dillon Meek. This conversation between Meek and KWBU reporter Carlos Morales was recorded June 4th, 2015.

New Weekly Segment
4:32 pm
Fri May 22, 2015

Act Locally Waco

Ashley Bean Thornton

It’s Memorial Day weekend so to help sift through all the events coming up, we’ll be talking to Act Locally Waco director Ashley Bean Thornton. But before we discuss this weekend's events, we'll talk to Thornton about the history of the local newsletter and how it got started.

This is the first in a weekly series on events taking place in and around the Heart of Texas. You can hear it every Friday during All Things Considered.