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Both were great generals. Both Virginians. Both came from slave-owning plantation families.

Milo Biscuit Co., whose food truck at Magnolia Market at the Silos has created a loyal following, may find permanent quarters in the former Big Green Automotive garage at Eleventh Street and Franklin Avenue that is being marketed for retail and restaurant use.

The Waco SWAT officer who was severely injured in a confrontation that led to the shooting death of a drug suspect earlier this month is returning home after two weeks of recovery in the hospital, police officials announced Wednesday.

Jasmin Hernandez, a plaintiff in a Title IX lawsuit filed last year against Baylor University, requested in a filing Tuesday to remove former head football coach Art Briles and former Athletics Director Ian McCaw as defendants. The case was also settled with the uni versity, according to Hernandez’s lawyer.

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people died again late Tuesday along with many of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott's summer demands as an already bruising legislative session was derailed by Republican backbiting that could preview an even nastier 2018 primary season.

Waco’s second Harmony public charter school is about a week away from opening, and the campus is already bursting at the seams in terms of student enrollment, Harmony School of Innovation officials said.

A mother and her teenage son escaped a house fire that killed two family dogs and a cat late Monday morning, Robinson Volunteer Fire Deputy Chief Mike Puig said.

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EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — Police in Texas acting on a tip found 16 immigrants locked inside a tractor-trailer parked at a gas station about 20 miles (30 kilometers) from the border with Mexico, less than a month after the deaths of 10 people who were packed in a hot truck in San Antonio.

Waco Independent School District is having a Summer Food Service Program that provides a free breakfast and lunch to any child, ages 1 to 18, on weekdays through Monday.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A car plowed into a crowd of people peacefully protesting a white nationalist rally Saturday in a Virginia college town, killing one person, hurting more than a dozen others and ratcheting up tension in a day full of violent confrontations.

Walt Lavender, 77, credits his good fortune during his military career to the good Lord and a faithful, loving wife, “who took such good care of me,” he said. While serving in the Navy, he weathered a super typhoon, endured life in the Vietnam trenches, and continually evolved his medical skills into a lifetime career.

When officials say Brian Robinson walked his cousin, Aaron Crane, to a local motel door late last month after making arrangements with an undercover detective posing as a prostitute, both Waco residents became two of the 71 men arrested in the McLennan County Sheriff’s Office’s largest undercover online prostitution sting so far.

The public is invited to Festival of Faiths, a program of the Greater Waco Interfaith Conference on Sunday that will feature songs, readings, chants and samples of food from the various faith traditions in Waco.

New Waco ISD Superintendent Marcus Nelson will join with Church Under the Bridge on Sunday to bless children who are starting or returning to school. The church meets under the Interstate 35 and South Fourth Street underpass at 11:00 a.m. The service is open to everyone. For more information, call 235-7818.

We have all seen the evidence: shattered glass on the pavement, cars with smashed fenders and bent bumpers pulled over to the side of the road, passengers standing around wringing their hands, sometimes in tears, red and blue lights flashing in the night.