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Texas Higher Education Board propses new plan that could change funding for colleges

AUSTIN, Texas -- The Texas Higher Education Board approved a plan Thursday, changing the way community colleges and universities get money. It could mean students have to meet performance guidelines or risk losing funding by 2012.

Man caught after running from police

A Waco police officer attempted to stop a 1993 Chevrolet Suburban, driven by 22-year-old Nathan Abney, in the 900 block of South 7th on Wednesday evening for an inspection violation.

Man caught in the middle of gunfire, shot in face

On Thursday around 10 p.m., 23-year-old Edrick Dawkins of Waco was in the parking lot of the Lakewood Villas apartments at 1601 Spring when he heard two men yelling. One of the men ran by him and Mr.

New development plans for North Waco

Waco housing development coordinators and Mission Waco are working together to plan a "Better Block Project" in North Waco. They believe this area has great potential to be built up similar to the Oak Cliff neighborhoods in Dallas.

Waco High works to eliminate bullying in schools

WACO -- A study done by the American Justice Department found one in four students will be abused by another youth this month, and each day, 160,000 children miss school for fear of being bullied. At Waco High School, students are wor

New welding technology introduced at Texas State Technical College

Business professionals traveled from around the United States to Texas State Technical College to introduce new technology for welding, which is taught in high schools and colleges around the nation.

Election update

MCLENNAN CO -- A Washing D.C. newspaper poll released Wednesday shows Edwards trailing Flores 12 points. The poll shows 50 percent of likely voters supporting Flores and 42 percent supporting Edwards.

Waco FD needs your help

The Waco Fire Department has the opportunity to win $10,000 by getting 2,000 people to take a fire safety quiz online by this Sunday, Oct. 31st.

Fire officials warn of dangerous conditions

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Drought-stricken Southeast Texas could see dangerous wildfires on Thursday as a cold front sweeps through the region, bringing with it gusty winds and dry conditions.

Theater in Belton staging a comeback

Belton, TX - The Beltonian Theater at the heart of downtown Belton is, once again, open for business.