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    Court ruling on abortion not to affect Waco clinic

Court ruling on abortion not to affect Waco clinic

After a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, Texas abortion clinics previously closed under restrictions by a Texas law have reopened.

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    Fundraiser strives  to end senior hunger

Fundraiser strives to end senior hunger

In honor of World Food Day, the McLennan County Hunger Coalition is asking people to buy lunch for a stranger today.

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    Justices stop parts of Texas abortion law

Justices stop parts of Texas abortion law

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked key parts of a 2013 law in Texas that had closed all but eight facilities providing abortions in America’s second most-populous state.

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    Officials urge hospitals to ‘think Ebola’

Officials urge hospitals to ‘think Ebola’

Federal health officials on Monday urged the nation’s hospitals to “think Ebola” and launched a review of procedures for treating patients, while medical records showed that an infected Texas nurse repeatedly visited the room of a Liberian man as he was dying from the disease.

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    “Ferguson October” utilizes social media to promote action

“Ferguson October” utilizes social media to promote action

Social media brought activists from across the country together in St. Louis for a stance against injustice during Ferguson October, which was labeled a “weekend of resistance” by activists.

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    BU songleader earns national recognition

BU songleader earns national recognition

Each week, Sports Illustrated selects one cheerleader in the nation to shine the spotlight on during college football season, and the latest pick was Baylor’s own League City sophomore Casey Dervay.

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    UN chief says 20 times more  aid is needed in West Africa

UN chief says 20 times more aid is needed in West Africa

he presidents of three Ebola-stricken West African nations made urgent pleas for money, doctors and hospital beds Thursday and representatives of nations gathered for financial meetings promised more help.

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    Demonstrations in Ferguson spread via activists’ efforts

Demonstrations in Ferguson spread via activists’ efforts

Activists throughout history have used the power of music, news coverage and social networking to spread movements, and the tradition continues with demonstrators in Ferguson, Mo.

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    Supreme Court hears dispute over pay for security checks

Supreme Court hears dispute over pay for security checks

Workers who fill customer orders for Internet retailer Amazon might be out of luck in their quest to be paid for time they spend going through security checkpoints each day.

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    LED there be light: 3 share Nobel prize for blue diode

LED there be light: 3 share Nobel prize for blue diode

An invention that promises to revolutionize the way the world lights its homes and offices — and already helps create the glowing screens of mobile phones, computers and TVs— earned a Nobel Prize on Tuesday for two Japanese scientists and a Japanese-born American.

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