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McLennan Community College and Tartleton State renew their contract

Waco-- McLennan Community College and Tarleton State renewed their contract yesterday. They have made new additions to the agreement to allow more students to use the program.

UPDATE: Baylor's LaceDarious Dunn's girlfriend says injury was an accident

New details on the case of LaceDarious Dunn. He's a Baylor basketball star who reportedly punched his girlfriend in the jaw.

The city of Bellmead faces major budget cuts

Waco-- The city of Bellmead has taken tremendous budget cuts that affect all aspects of the community, specifically the police department. Police say that less crimes are now being documented, based on the new of reporting an incident.

Waco council on Sex Offender Treatment is against the Adam Walsh Act

Waco-- Waco members of the Texas Council on Sex Offender Treatment are against the Adam Walsh Act for the state of Texas.

Flores weighs in on veteran's health care: gains McCain's support

When it comes to health care systems for the veterans, Flores says he wants there to be a private option.

Election coverage: Edwards weighs in

As election day approaches, candidates are making sure to get their last words in before November. We talked to Congressman Chet Edwards to see what he is doing to keep his seat.

Baylor student robbed at gunpoint

Waco-- A Baylor student was robbed at gunpoint, late Sunday night, at Baylor Plaza III apartments, located on the Baylor campus. Police say two men forced their way into the students apartment, after the student answered a knock at the door.

Fatal crash Sunday leaves one dead and one injured

A wreck on Sunday left one dead and one injured. It happened on Interstate 35. 21-year-old Russell Cliffton died when he and 19-year-old Christopher Ochoa were hit by a Mustang at the lakeshore drive exit.

Welfare cases increase in numbers in tough economy

In many states, the Census Bureau notes little connection between the economy and the number of people on welfare. The McLennan County Welfare Department says, as poverty levels rise, so do the numbers of people on welfare. 

Heart O' Texas Fair and Rodeo starts this week

Waco-- The annual Heart O' Texas Fair and Rodeo will kick-off tomorrow night with a parade in downtown Waco.