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On to the Final Four: Baylor defeats USC 4-2 in NCAA quarterfinals

    On to the Final Four: Baylor defeats USC 4-2 in NCAA quarterfinals

For the first time since 2007, the second-ranked Baylor men’s tennis team will advance to the NCAA semifinals after the Bears posted a 4-2 win over defending national champion USC on Saturday afternoon at the Hurd Tennis Center.

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Board of Regents votes to add entrepreneurship doctoral program

    Board of Regents votes to add entrepreneurship doctoral program

The Baylor University Board of Regents voted to approve a new Ph.D. program in entrepreneurship at its annual meeting today in Waco, effective in Fall 2016. The program will become only the seventh such doctoral program accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

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Dr. Jonathan Tran: Professor, Author, Refugee

    Dr. Jonathan Tran: Professor, Author, Refugee

Dr. Jonathan Tran, an associate professor of religion, and his family came to America in 1975 at the end of the Vietnam War when he was a toddler. They left Vietnam in the midst of death and war.

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2 gunmen killed outside anti-Muslim rally in Garland

    2 gunmen killed outside anti-Muslim rally in Garland

Two gunmen were killed Sunday in Texas after opening fire on a security officer outside a provocative contest for cartoon depictions of Prophet Muhammad, and a bomb squad was called in to search their vehicle as a precaution, authorities said.

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Head of the House

    Head of the House

Omari Head takes an interview as he takes most things in life — as an opportunity to compliment and lift other people up. Talking about himself is the last thing on his mind.

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Who’s next?: Downtown barber trimming for almost 50 years

    Who’s next?: Downtown barber trimming for almost 50 years

Settled quietly along historic Austin Avenue, a small shop is nestled in a tall business building with no fancy decorations besides a painted red and white pole and a name: Tito’s Downtown Barbershop.

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Au naturel: Vendor creates chemical-free products

Every Saturday morning, if the weather permits, Jill Boman and her husband, David, toss up their canopy and cover their table with sweet-smelling treats. Boman creates her own products using only ingredients that are safe to eat.

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Cafe offers more than coffee to community

    Cafe offers more than coffee to  community

Ordinarily, a waitress does not receive $1,137 in tips in one day. That’s one reason World Cup Café waitress Latrice Caulfield stood bewildered and baffled by the size of the extraordinary tip customers left her on Christmas Eve.

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SCOTUS could redefine marriage in every state

    SCOTUS could redefine marriage in every state

Several debates across the country have ensued as the Supreme Court hears one of the most controversial Supreme Court cases in the history of the court. A group of cases collectively called Obergefell v. Hodges that questions whether same-sex marriage is a constitutional right, could potentially require all states to license same-sex marriages.

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Remembering Hunter Noon: Team honors former player after passing

    Remembering Hunter Noon: Team honors former player after passing

Park Ridge, Ill., junior Colin McGuire remembers the first time he ever met Greenwood Village, Colo., sophomore Hunter Noon. It was on the volleyball court

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