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Baker trial assigned new judge

WACO - Former minister Matt Baker was allowed a new judge in his trial Friday. His plea for a new attorney was denied by the retired state district judge. Baker claimed the judge and his attorney were plotting against him in trial.

April: Stress Awareness month

WACO - April marks Stress Awareness Month and with paying taxes comes lots of stress. Author and psychologist Cooper Lawrence discussed some of the common factors that cause stress, as well as some reasons you may have never thought about. Lawr

Coach Mulkey's daughter signs with Lady Bears

WACO - Midway senior guard Makenzie Robertson signed with the Lady Bears on Wednesday. She will be playing for Coach Kim Mulkey, who happens to be her mother. Robertson said she was recruited by Rice and SMU among other schools, but ultimately

Baylor professor receives recognition

A Baylor professor was named one of the 20 most brilliant Christian professors in the nation. Engineering professor Robert Marks made the list put out by collegecrunch.org for his research on intelligent design.

Waco High coach dies at 31

Girls basketball coach Azure Love-Davis died Monday at the age of 31. She is survived by her husband and two children, one in kindergarten and one in eighth grade. Love-Davis coached for eight years, the last two seasons as head coach at Waco H

Flores wins Republican runoff election

WACO - McLennan County's runoff election concluded Tuesday. Bill Flores defeated Rob Curnock for the Republican ticket. Flores will face Democrat incumbent Chet Edwards for the congressional seat.

Shaver jokes about getting bullet back

WACO - Country singer Billy Joe Shaver did not take long to reestablish his outlaw image.

Baylor named a top cancer research group

WACO - State official named Baylor among the top cancer research giants at a presentation Monday. The Waco Tribune reports Baylor received a $200,000 check to continue cancer research. The award was given by the Cancer Prevention and Research I

New law causing problems for business owners

WACO - A new law concerning lead paint has many property owners concerned. The EPA law requires contractors and rental property owners to receive special training to become certified for dealing with their paint. The mandate only applies t

Country musician Shaver found not guilty

WACO - 70-year-old Billy Joe Shaver was found not guilty for an aggravated assault charge that happened in 2007. The jury ruled Shaver shot Billy Coker in self-defense. Shaver now faces a $7,500 bond for unlawfully carrying a pistol.