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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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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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McLane Stadium will host No Limits Monster Truck World Championship for first time

    McLane Stadium will host No Limits Monster Truck World Championship for first time

For the first time ever, Waco will host the No Limits Monster Truck World Championship at McLane Stadium. The show, which starts at 7 p.m. Saturday, is one of the most visible attempts of Baylor to try and make McLane a family venue.

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Waco Animal Birth Control Clinic to host benefit that aims to eliminate kill shelters

    Waco Animal Birth Control Clinic to host benefit that aims to eliminate kill shelters

Welcoming owners and pets from all over Waco, the city’s Animal Birth Control Clinic will host its second Movable Feast for Beasts from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 30 at Brazos Park East.

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Business growth on the rise for Waco

    Business growth on the rise for Waco

Business is booming in Waco, with over 400 new businesses starting in the area within the last three months alone.

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Texas House approves slicing state sales taxes

    Texas House approves slicing state sales taxes

AUSTIN — The House has preliminarily approved a $4.9 billion tax cut package featuring the first sales tax reduction in Texas history — setting the chamber up for a fight with the Senate over whose tax plan is best.

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West two years later: Long after the fire, prevention measures see lack of progress

    West two years later: Long after the fire, prevention measures see lack of progress

It’s been two years since the deadly explosion in West, but lawmakers have yet to make the critical changes that would prevent potential recurrences.

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Records reveal Dallas officers remain on job despite multiple case offenses

    Records reveal Dallas officers remain on job despite multiple case offenses

DALLAS — Records show that about 160 officers in Dallas, one of the country’s largest police departments, remain on the job despite being punished for a variety of offenses, some serious such as theft, excessive force and lying.

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OSU bus struck on way to BU

    OSU bus struck on way to BU

The Oklahoma State Women’s equestrian team was involved in a bus crash around 9 p.m. Wednesday on S. 18th Street and Franklin Avenue.

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