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    Earthquake affects families from Kathmandu to Waco

Earthquake affects families from Kathmandu to Waco

The 7.8-magnitude earthquake that devastated Nepal on Saturday has impacted people worldwide, and the international community is banding together to aid in relief efforts.

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Editorial: Gas chambers are cruel and unusual

    Editorial: Gas chambers are cruel and unusual

In response to a shortage of drugs used in lethal injection, several states that wish to executions as punishment are looking at alternatives — one being the gas chamber.

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Baylor acrobatics & tumbling captures national crown

    Baylor acrobatics & tumbling captures national crown

The Bears won the program’s first national championship Saturday at the NCATA National Championship team finals hosted by Fairmont State University in Fairmont, W. Va.

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Formerly famous HEB to be replaced with apartments

    Formerly famous HEB to be replaced with apartments

Just one block away from The View, another apartment complex is proposed to go up in place of the abandoned H-E-B. Austin-based developer American Campus Communities would build on the newly designated planned unit development land. The project is estimated to cost $40 million.

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Hippodrome to host annual film festival

    Hippodrome to host annual film festival

Etched into theatrical and film history, the Waco Hippodrome provides a blueprint for students to share their modern films on the same screen as historical icons, such as John Wayne and Elvis Presley.

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Broadcast News


The Fight to End Cancer

    The Fight to End Cancer

Teams among the Waco community met on S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, across the street from Baylor’s McLane Stadium, to participate in Relay For Life. Relay For Life raises money to find the cure for cancer as well as allowing family members and friends to celebrate their loved ones who have survived cancer and those who have lost their lives in the battle against cancer.

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What’s In Your Backpack?

    What’s In Your Backpack?

Watch the Baylor students unzip their backpacks to show you what’s inside.

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State of emergency in Baltimore

    State of emergency in Baltimore

BALTIMORE — Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned the man who died from a severe spinal injury he suffered in police custody.

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Theater shooting trial tries to look in shooter’s mind

    Theater shooting trial tries to look in shooter’s mind

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Two versions of the unstable mind of James Holmes were presented to a jury Monday as lawyers revealed many more details about his conversion from a promising grad student to a gunman capable of opening fire on hundreds of unsuspecting moviegoers at a “Batman” premiere.

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National Weather Service: Over 8 tornadoes hit Texas on Sunday

  National Weather Service: Over  8 tornadoes hit Texas on Sunday

DALLAS — A band of tornadoes that swept across parts of rural Texas over the weekend flattened buildings, tore the roofs off other structures and forced people to rush for shelter, the National Weather Service said Monday.

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Formerly famous HEB to be replaced with apartments

  Formerly famous HEB to be replaced with apartments

Just one block away from The View, another apartment complex is proposed to go up in place of the abandoned H-E-B. Austin-based developer American Campus Communities would build on the newly designated planned unit development land. The project is estimated to cost $40 million.

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Arts and Entertainment


Hippodrome to host annual film festival

    Hippodrome to host annual film festival

Etched into theatrical and film history, the Waco Hippodrome provides a blueprint for students to share their modern films on the same screen as historical icons, such as John Wayne and Elvis Presley.

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Frat beach bash to benefit local ministry

    Frat beach bash to benefit local ministry

The Delta Psi colony of Beta Theta Pi will host its first university wide philanthropy event since being reinstated on campus, from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the McLane Student Life Center’s sand courts.

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Sports


Baylor women’s tennis wins Big 12 tourney

    Baylor women’s tennis wins Big 12 tourney

The Bears were all smiles after capturing the team’s eighth Big 12 tournament title Sunday afternoon. Baylor blanked No. 16 Texas Tech 4-0 at the Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center to cap off a successful run in the conference championships.

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Softball tops ISU

    Softball tops ISU

No. 16 Baylor softball captured a series win over Iowa State last weekend as the team blanked ISU twice at Getterman Stadium.

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Men’s tennis falls in heartbreaking fashion

  Men’s tennis falls in heartbreaking fashion

With the win on court six, No. 1 Oklahoma edged No. 2 Baylor men’s tennis 4-3 at the Hurd Tennis Center to take the tournament title.

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Baylor women’s golf captures first Big 12 championship

  Baylor women’s golf captures first Big 12 championship

The Lady Bears won their first-ever Big 12 conference title in the Big 12 Conference Championship at The Dominion Country Club in San Antonio on Sunday. Baylor finished the championship with 12-stroke lead.

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Opinion


Editorial: Gas chambers are cruel and unusual

    Editorial: Gas chambers are cruel and unusual

In response to a shortage of drugs used in lethal injection, several states that wish to executions as punishment are looking at alternatives — one being the gas chamber.

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Viewpoint: It’s not about the clothing label

    Viewpoint: It’s not about the clothing label

Shoppers burst into Target stores to grab all they could — some for their own collections and others to sell online. This caused some outrage by those who also wanted to go home with something. But it didn’t cause as many issues as the fact that Lilly Pulitzer chose to collaborate with Target.

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