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Lake Waco
5:24 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

Zebra Mussels Invade Lake Waco

A cluster of zebra mussels.
flickr.com/noaa_glerl

Zebra mussels have been found in Lake Waco. The invasive shellfish are worrisome because they can clog pipes to the water system and power plants. 


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Science and the Environment
3:18 am
Fri September 19, 2014

Scientist IDs Bodies Of Migrants, Helping Families Find Closure

Lori Baker with her husband, Erich. Baker is founder and executive director of the International Consortium for Forensic Identification, Reuniting Families Project.
StoryCorps

Originally published on Fri September 19, 2014 8:28 am

Thousands of immigrants have died crossing the southern U.S. border. Many are never identified, leaving their loved ones to speculate about their fate.

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Waco
4:45 pm
Thu August 21, 2014

Disc Golfers Descend On Waco's 'Beast'

Vince Caddell

This Weekend is the 18th Waco Annual Charity Open—a disc golf tournament with proceeds going to the Baylor Autism Resource Clinic. Part of the tournament takes place in the new and improved Brazos Park East, which has just gone under $2.6 million in renovations. Disc golfers call the course "The Beast."


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Waco
11:05 am
Wed August 6, 2014

Grocery Race: How Long Does It Take To Ride The Bus To HEB?

Ryland Barton KWBU News

We at KWBU News have been doing a bunch of stories about food insecurity in Waco lately and one of the things we keep coming back to is food deserts. Basically, there just aren’t any grocery stores in central Waco—you’ve pretty much got to have a car to get to one. Pretty much got to have a car…you could also ride the bus. So that had us thinking…what’s it like for people who ride the bus to the grocery store?


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Hunger
4:57 pm
Thu July 31, 2014

Demand For Emergency Food Spikes, Caritas Seeks Canned Food Donations

Caritas of Waco

Caritas of Waco is asking for canned food donations. They’ve had a busy summer with more people using their food bank than usual. KWBU’s Ryland Barton stopped by Caritas to learn about the shortage and talk with the executive director of Caritas Waco, Buddy Edwards.


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