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Maj. Hasan hearing delayed until Nov. 15

The hearing for army psychiatrist, Maj. Nidal Hasan, is delayed again.  The defense asked for a delay until Nov. 15.  

Swim lessons taught during school to promote water safety

There has been four drowning victims this year, in Lake Whitney alone, and one victim at Lake Waco. City officials do not take this matter lightly by promoting water safety in a number of ways.

Waco school teaching entrepreneurship

One elementary school in Waco is combining technology with entrepreneurship during class time.

Fort Hood hearing testimony continues

The Article 32 Hearing for Maj. Nidal Hasan continued today. The officers who shot Hasan down in the middle of the shooting rampage told their side of the story in court today, identifying Maj. Hasan as the shooter in the Nov.

One Waco elementary school combines technology and entrepreneurship in the classroom

One elementary school in Waco is combining technology with entrepreneurship during class time. Grades one through four are learning tools on how to start and run a business.

Should there be more security at the McLennan County Courthouse?

A 45 year old man, Gregg Needham, shot and killed himself outside of the McLennan County courthouse yesterday. No incident like this has reportedly been an issue at the courthouse, regarding safety and security until now.

Free flu vaccines available to veterans

From Veterans Administration:

Man hunt in Killeen

An 11-year-old girl from Killeen was abducted, assaulted, and then released early Monday morning. Police say the man who kidnapped her was a skinny, white male, approximately 20 years old, with a buzz haircut.

Three Central Texas cities rank number one for job stability

The Milken Institute evaluates what cities are best able to create and sustain jobs each year. Temple, Killeen, and Forthood are ranked number one in the Milken Institutes best-performing index this year.