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Multiple cities and states ban synthetic marijuana "K2"

The drug K2 is being banned all over the nation. Nearly 20 states have banned the drug,but this synthetic marijuana can still be sold in some states, including Texas.

Concussions on the football field are on the rise

Waco-- There is a continuous rise in head injuries, specifically concussions, occurring on the football field.

Study shows renting may be a better deal than buying a home

A study by Trulia, a site for home buyers, compares renting versus buying a home in 50 top cities. 7 of those cities were in Texas.

Fort Hood hearing for Maj. Hasan delayed

The Fort Hood shooting suspect's hearing has been delayed one more day. Victims were suppose to tell there story in front of Maj. Nidal Hasan, today. Defense attorney Maj.

First time national funding for a national campaign to prevent teen and unplanned pregnancies

Waco--There is a National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy that is nationally funded for schools, and health districts for the first time.

Experts look to private sector to create jobs

The U.S. unemployment rate remained steady at 9.6 percent in September and 8.3 percent here in Texas. While nearly 160,000 government jobs were lost, more focus turns to the private sector for job creation.

Burn bans to promote fire safety

Waco-- The dry weather season is just around the corner. During this time, the city may issue burn bans that are guidelines for the community to follow, in order to prevent wild land fires in the area.

Authorities looking for bank robbers

New information has been released regarding two separate bank robberies in the Killeen area. Police say two men passed notes to bank officials stating they were armed and demanding money.

Gov. Perry speaks out about human trafficking

Human trafficking is a big concern in Texas.

Update on Adam Walsh Act

Waco-- There is an update in regards to a report from yesterday regarding the Adam Walsh Act.