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Baylor Invites Central Texas To Help Break Zumba® World Record

On April 18, 1996, Baylor University lifted its 151-year-old ban on dancing with great fanfare. Fifteen years later, Baylor hopes its collective dance fever will set a Guinness World Record. And Central Texas is invited to join the party.

‘Free’ Offer for Smokeless Cigarettes Turned Into a Real Drag, Consumers Tell BBB

Consumers who tried to take advantage of “free” Internet offers for smokeless cigarettes say they were burned by unexpected charges that totaled $100 or more, Better Business Bureau (BBB) warns.

Lung cancer patients keep "lighting up"

A new study reveals nearly 20-percent of lung cancer patients keep smoking, even though it may jeopardize their recovery. Researchers report nearly one in five diagnosed with lung cancer continue to light up.

Fort Hood prepares for government shutdown

FORT HOOD -- Fort Hood prepared Friday in case of a government shutdown. They say the shutdown would pose hardships on military and civilian personnel as well as our military families.

Car crash leads to homocide discovery

Police responded to a car crash, on Lutheran Church Road, in Coryell County, last night. However, when they arrived, the couple in the vehicle told them about a body they had in the trunk.

Waco ISD could lose 200 employees

WACO -- The budget shortfall hit home Friday. Lawmakers still haven't made a decision on school funding, but Texas schools are forced to make an early decision on cuts with an April 18 deadline.

Possible hostage situation ends peacefully

COLLEGE STATION -- Police in College Station were battling what they thought was a hostage situation Thursday night. It turned out to be a standoff between a SWAT team and two people with warrants out for their arrest.

Former Rosebud Chief of Police could face felony charges

The former Rosebud Chief of Police was convicted last night for either tampering with evidence, or lying to police.

Career service providers give advice to college students about employment

With only one month to go until graduation, many students are still scrambling to find a job. However, one study shows employers are hiring nearly 14 percent more graduates this year.

Farmers and consumers fill effects as gas prices rise

WACO -- When gas prices rise, so does everything else. Texas Farm Bureau says farmers and consumers are feeling the pinch.