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    West fertilizer explosion could have been prevented, officials say

West fertilizer explosion could have been prevented, officials say

Officials from the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board said Texas can learn a thing or two in light of the tragedy in West.

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    Remembering West one year later

Remembering West one year later

The sun set behind West, Texas Thursday evening while citizens gathered at a memorial service At the fairgrounds off Main Street to remember a terrible surprise in their backyard—the fertilizer plant explosion that claimed the lives of 15 people last year.

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    City Council to continue strip club  discussion

City Council to continue strip club discussion

Waco City Council will keep talking about two proposed ordinances to regulate area strip clubs and other sexually oriented businesses, as agreed during Tuesday night’s meeting.

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Baylor students suit up for Waco job fair

Students still looking for employment or internships during the summer while taking classes can look for opportunities at the Work in Waco Job Fair.

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    Downtown transportation takes detour with renovations, upgrades

Downtown transportation takes detour with renovations, upgrades

The face of transportation in Waco may be changing. The city has hired firms CDM Smith Inc. and RJ Rivera Associates to conduct a study of transportation downtown and to provide an analysis and recommendations for the city. The direction of streets, make-up of sidewalks and routes of buses may be updated in the coming decade.

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    The circle of life goes ‘round with new lemur

The circle of life goes ‘round with new lemur

Many people typically wouldn’t pair the words Snickers and fuzzy together. However, the Snickers found at Cameron Park Zoo isn’t a furry candy bar – it’s a tiny baby ring-tailed lemur, born March 18. The baby has been out for the public to see as of Saturday, clinging to his mother’s tummy.

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Honors Residential College tutors Waco students for love of neighbor

Love of God. Love of learning. Love of neighbor. This motto, for which the Honors Residential College is founded on, has transcended mere speech and moved a group of honors students to action within the East Waco community.

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    Right to remain tweeted: Local PD takes to  social media

Right to remain tweeted: Local PD takes to social media

Virtual red and blue lights are flashing across the Internet, with more and more Waco-area police departments making the transition to social media.

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    Gut up and go to the Gut Pak Run

Gut up and go to the Gut Pak Run

Students who are hoping to get two things knocked off their Baylor bucket list at one time should consider signing up for the third annual Gut Pak Run. Participants get to race for a good cause and eat at one of Waco’s landmark restaurants, which was voted the Best College Eat in the nation by the Cooking Channel this past year.

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    Fort Hood shooting suspect identified

Fort Hood shooting suspect identified

The suspect in Wednesday’s Fort Hood shooting has been identified as Spc. Ivan A. Lopez, Fort Hood officials said this afternoon at a press conference.

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