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Thursday 08/23/2012
What should Waco ISD name Middle School No. 4?

The new school located at the old A.J. Moore campus sits without a name or an identity as it prepares to open this fall.

Posted in: Imo on Thursday, August 23, 2012 12:20 am.

Thursday 06/28/2012
What are your thoughts on the Supreme Court's health care ruling?

The Supreme Court has upheld virtually all of President Barack Obama's historic health care overhaul, including the hotly debated core requirement that nearly every American have health insurance.

Posted in: Imo on Thursday, June 28, 2012 11:50 am.

Tuesday 05/22/2012
Have you hit campaign overload?

Are you still interested in this year's political races or have you hit campaign overload?

Posted in: Imo on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 7:36 pm.

Saturday 05/05/2012
Do you think the Baylor 2012 plan met its objectives?

Do you think the Baylor 2012 plan achieved its objectives? Do you think they were the right objectives?

Posted in: Imo on Saturday, May 5, 2012 10:20 pm.

Wednesday 04/25/2012
What political race most interests you in the approaching May elections and why?

City and school offices are to be voted on May 12, with primaries for races from the county level up on May 29.

Posted in: Imo on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 11:40 am.

Wednesday 04/18/2012
Do you think a Georgia school overreacted in having a kindergartner handcuffed?

A kindergartner at a school in Milledgeville, Ga., was led away by police in handcuffs after a temper tantrum in which she threw books, toys and furniture.

Posted in: Imo on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 11:06 am.

Monday 04/02/2012
Have you turned your air conditioner on yet?

 Unseasonable warmth hit the Waco area over the weekend, with a high temperature Sunday of 88 degrees.

Posted in: Imo on Monday, April 2, 2012 12:03 pm. Updated: 12:23 pm.

Monday 03/26/2012
Should Trayvon Martin's killer be arrested?

The shooting death of an unarmed Florida teen by a volunteer neighborhood patrolman who says he was defending himself has sparked increasing protests.

Posted in: Imo on Monday, March 26, 2012 4:54 pm. Updated: 1:15 pm.

Monday 03/12/2012
How far do you think Baylor will get in the NCAA basketball tournaments?

The Baylor Bears are seeded third in their region in the NCAA men's basketball tournament, while the undefeated Lady Bears are the top overall seed in their tournament.

Posted in: Imo on Monday, March 12, 2012 10:33 am.

Friday 03/09/2012
Will you root for the Redskins?

ESPN is reporting that the St. Louis Rams will trade their No. 2 NFL draft pick to the Washington Redskins for several draft picks. The trade postions the Redskins to take Baylor quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III with that pick.

Posted in: Imo on Friday, March 9, 2012 10:02 pm.

Monday 03/05/2012
Do you support an advertiser boycott of Rush Limbaugh's radio show?

Companies were continuing to pull their ads Monday from Rush Limbaugh's radio show over the conservative host's attacks last week on the woman who spoke in favor of insurance coverage for contraceptive medication.

Posted in: Imo on Monday, March 5, 2012 3:51 pm.

Monday 02/27/2012
Do you think the city of Waco should start inspecting mobile homes?

The city of Waco is rethinking its policy of not having code enforcement officials inspect mobile homes after a recent fire that killed a mother and two children and injued four Waco firefighters.

Posted in: Imo on Monday, February 27, 2012 7:53 pm.

Friday 02/24/2012
Do you think the US Postal Service should close its Waco processing center?

Do you think the US Postal Service should close its Waco processing facility?

Posted in: Imo on Friday, February 24, 2012 11:44 am.

Wednesday 02/15/2012
Do you support the school-closings plan approved by the Waco ISD board?

The Waco school board will vote this week on Superintendent Bonny Cain’s official recommendation for school closures.

Posted in: Imo on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 5:19 pm. Updated: 1:13 pm.

Thursday 02/09/2012
Should employers be allowed to exclude contraception from their medical coverage?

Should employers be allowed to exclude contraception from their medical coverage?

Posted in: Imo on Thursday, February 9, 2012 11:42 am. Updated: 1:02 pm.

Thursday 02/02/2012
Do you support the Komen foundation's change of heart on funding for Planned Parenthood?

The Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation announced this week that it would no longer provide funding for Planned Parenthood women's health services, then reversed that decision Friday.

Posted in: Imo on Thursday, February 2, 2012 10:59 am.

Monday 01/30/2012
How long have you had your car?

Local mechanics say people are holding on to their cars longer, part of a pattern of postponing big-ticket purchases.

Posted in: Imo on Monday, January 30, 2012 10:20 am.

Monday 01/23/2012
Do you think photo ID should be required to vote?

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott asked a federal court on Monday to clear the way for the state's voter ID law after the Department of Justice failed to clear it.

Posted in: Imo on Monday, January 23, 2012 1:47 pm.

Thursday 01/19/2012
Are you surprised by Perry's endorsement of Gingrich?

Are you surprised by Texas Gov. Rick Perry's endorsement of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich for president? Why or why not?

Posted in: Imo on Thursday, January 19, 2012 2:14 pm.

Tuesday 01/17/2012
What's your opinion on the feral cat issue at Lions Park?

A decision by Lions Park officials to shut down a volunteer program to feed feral cats there — as well as catch the cats, spay or neuter them then release them — has sparked controversy.

Posted in: Imo on Tuesday, January 17, 2012 5:13 pm. Updated: 1:02 pm.

Wednesday 01/11/2012
What NFL team do you think will draft Robert Griffin III? Where would you like to see him go?

So, RG3's going to the NFL. But are we really OK with him playing for the hated Redskins? What about replacing Texas quarterback Colt McCoy in Cleveland?

Posted in: Imo on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 7:06 pm.

Tuesday 01/10/2012
Do you think Oklahoma State deserves a share of the national football title?

Monday's lackluster national championship game led to Alabama winning the official title over LSU, but at least one computer ranking used by the Bowl Championship Series picks Oklahoma State as the top college team.

Posted in: Imo on Tuesday, January 10, 2012 2:10 pm.

Thursday 01/05/2012
Do you support President Obama's use of recess appointments?

The White House named the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and three members of the National Labor Relations Board over the objections of Senate Republicans who have blocked votes on the nominees.

Posted in: Imo on Thursday, January 5, 2012 2:24 pm.

Wednesday 01/04/2012
Do you agree with city council approval of a substance abuse treatment center?

The Waco City Council on Tuesday approved a permit for the Cenikor Foundation to open a substance abuse treatment center at 3008 Lyle Ave.

Posted in: Imo on Wednesday, January 4, 2012 1:21 pm.

Thursday 12/29/2011
What are your New Year's resolutions?

What are your New Year's resolutions for 2012? How many of your resolutions last year did you keep?

Posted in: Imo on Thursday, December 29, 2011 9:54 pm.

Tuesday 12/27/2011
Do you think Baylor will win the Alamo Bowl?

Do you think Baylor will win the Alamo Bowl against the Washington Huskies? What do you think the score will be?

Posted in: Imo on Tuesday, December 27, 2011 3:28 pm.

Thursday 12/22/2011
How is the economy affecting your Christmas plans?

How is the economy affecting your Christmas plans? Are you having to cut back on travel or gift-giving?

Posted in: Imo on Thursday, December 22, 2011 4:19 pm.

Saturday 12/10/2011
Do you think the Supreme Court should restore Texas lawmakers' redistricting maps?

Do you think the Supreme Court should restore Texas lawmakers' redistricting maps?

Posted in: Imo on Saturday, December 10, 2011 8:47 pm.

Tuesday 12/06/2011
Should Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III win the Heisman Trophy? Will he?

Sound off with your thoughts on Robert Griffin and his Heisman worthiness.

Posted in: Imo on Tuesday, December 6, 2011 11:23 am. Updated: 12:28 pm.

Thursday 12/01/2011
Do you think the federal government should continue its payroll-tax holiday through 2012?

Congress and the White House are debating measures to extend for another year a temporary reduction in the Social Security payroll tax — and perhaps even deepen the cut.

Posted in: Imo on Thursday, December 1, 2011 3:20 pm.

Wednesday 11/23/2011
What are you thankful for this year?

On today's front page, we asked folks of all ages around Central Texas what they're thankful for on this Thanksgiving holiday. And we thought we'd ask our wacotrib.com readers: What are you most thankful for this year?

Posted in: Imo on Wednesday, November 23, 2011 8:08 pm.

Thursday 11/17/2011
Do you think Waco ISD should close schools to save money?

Waco Independent School District Superintendent Bonny Cain presented an alternate plan for school closures and consolidation Thursday night, which included relocating A.J. Moore Academy to one of the other two high school campuses.

Posted in: Imo on Thursday, November 17, 2011 11:08 am.

Tuesday 11/15/2011
Do you agree with some cities' decisions to break up Occupy Wall Street protests?

Do you agree with some cities' decisions to break up Occupy Wall Street protests?

Posted in: Imo on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 1:10 pm.

Wednesday 11/09/2011
Do you agree with Penn State's decision to fire head football coach Joe Paterno?

Penn State football coach Joe Paterno was fired late Wednesday after failing to tell authorities about allegations that a former assistant committed child sex abuse.

Posted in: Imo on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 10:56 am.

Monday 11/07/2011
Should Baylor build a new on-campus football stadium?

Baylor University regents Friday approved fan and feasibility studies for a new football stadium to be built on campus beside the Brazos River, replacing distant Floyd Casey Stadium.

Posted in: Imo on Monday, November 7, 2011 1:05 pm.

Monday 10/31/2011
Planters on the roundabouts — good or bad?

The city of Waco has added stone planters to increase the visibility of the roundabouts intended to slow down cars on Austin Avenue.

Posted in: Imo on Monday, October 31, 2011 12:46 pm.

Wednesday 10/26/2011
Should commissioners grant the pay raise requested by the McLennan County Jail doctor?

McLennan County’s jail doctor is seeking an 11.5 percent increase to his $250,000-a-year salary and a contract with guaranteed wage increases in the next five years.

Posted in: Imo on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 1:27 pm.

Friday 10/21/2011
Who are the greatest Rangers?

As the Texas Rangers battle for their first World Series title, who do you think are the greatest players in Rangers history?

Posted in: Imo on Friday, October 21, 2011 10:16 am.

Wednesday 10/19/2011
Did you like or dislike having to pay HOT Fair vendors in tokens?

This year's just-concluded Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo required fairgoers to pay vendors in tokens rather than cash.

Posted in: Imo on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 5:00 am.

Tuesday 10/18/2011
Should baseball ban players from using chewing tobacco?

Health officials from the cities hosting the World Series have joined four U.S. senators in urging the baseball players union to agree to a ban on chewing tobacco at games and on camera, citing health effects and the example players set for children.

Posted in: Imo on Tuesday, October 18, 2011 1:39 pm.

Wednesday 09/07/2011
Should Baylor sue if A&M leaves the Big 12?

UPDATE, 3:55 P.M.:

Posted in: Imo on Wednesday, September 7, 2011 10:22 am.

Monday 08/15/2011
What do you think about continued assaults on the Big 12 conference and Texas A&M's potential to leave?

What do you think about continued assaults on the Big 12 conference and Texas A&M's potential to leave?

Posted in: Imo on Monday, August 15, 2011 2:37 pm. Updated: 1:02 pm.

Tuesday 08/09/2011
Is the prolonged heat affecting your mood?

Reporter Kirsten Crow recently wrote, as the streak of 100-plus degree days grows longer, the fuses of Central Texans may be getting shorter.

Posted in: Imo on Tuesday, August 9, 2011 12:39 pm.

Tuesday 08/02/2011
Who are the winners and losers in the U.S. debt debate?

(AP) — The U.S. avoided a feared and catastrophic default on the American debt, as lawmakers on Tuesday passed a measure that ties an agreement to raise the government's capacity to borrow to steep cuts in government spending.

Posted in: Imo on Tuesday, August 2, 2011 2:55 pm.

Monday 08/01/2011
How do you feel about the new federal requirement that insurances provide birth control with no copay?

WASHINGTON (AP) — A half-century after the advent of the pill, the Obama administration on Monday ushered in a change in women's health care potentially as transformative: coverage of birth control as prevention, with no copays.

Posted in: Imo on Monday, August 1, 2011 2:55 pm.

Wednesday 07/20/2011
Do you care to know when and where Casey Anthony turns up?

Millions of people watched the Casey Anthony trial and it seems even those who weren't paying extreme attention had a thing or two to say when she was found not guilty of murdering her daughter.

Posted in: Imo on Wednesday, July 20, 2011 4:00 pm. Updated: 1:13 pm.

Friday 07/15/2011
Did the film version of the Harry Potter finale live up to your expectations?

The end of the Harry Potter tales came in film form this week via "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II."

Posted in: Imo on Friday, July 15, 2011 4:59 pm.

Wednesday 07/13/2011
Color controversy: Should the county bear all the costs to repaint the courthouse dome?

McLennan County will spend more than $11,300 to change a coat of freshly applied paint on the courthouse dome because a color darker than the familiar courthouse white was used.

Posted in: Imo on Wednesday, July 13, 2011 10:43 am.

Wednesday 06/29/2011
How can Waco protect its public 'stick' art from destruction?

Vandals are tearing apart the giant stick sculptures that have been a source of pride and childlike wonder for many Cameron Park visitors.

Posted in: Imo on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 11:32 am.

Wednesday 06/22/2011
Should local officials discourage swimming outside an approved swim zone at Airport Beach?

There have been three drownings in Lake Waco over the last few weeks. All of them occurred outside an approved swimming area.

Posted in: Imo on Wednesday, June 22, 2011 9:25 am.

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