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June 21, 2018

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Supreme Court ruling could benefit brick-and-mortar stores

The U.S. Supreme Court tossed brick-and-mortar stores a bit of good news Thursday, ruling states can require online retailers to collect sales taxes on far-flung purchases that are becoming increasingly popular. Read more

Board named to oversee in-district charter for Waco ISD's underperforming schools

A new nonprofit board headed by former Waco Mayor Malcolm Duncan Jr. has been named to oversee Waco… Read more

Rockwall man found not guilty in alleged sexual assault of fellow Baylor student

A McLennan County jury on Thursday found a Baylor University graduate not guilty of sexually assaul… Read more

Big night for Big 12 basketball

The Big 12 enjoyed a big night at the NBA draft as Oklahoma guard Trae Young, Texas center Mo Bamba… Read more

Dr Pepper Museum names new president

The Dr Pepper Museum & Free Enterprise Institute, which has seen a $6 million expansion in rece… Read more

Rumours band brings back memories of '70s-'80s-era Fleetwood Mac

The second “u” in Rumours signals something different that the rest of the band’s show name explain… Read more

Relatable teens talk about life in Baylor Theatre’s ‘I and You’

Years of teaching high school theater gave Chad Kennedy an ear for teenage dialogue, so when he cam… Read more

Big night for Big 12 basketball

The Big 12 enjoyed a big night at the NBA draft as Oklahoma guard Trae Young, Texas center Mo Bamba and Texas Tech guard Zhaire Smith were among the top 16 picks. Read more

Humble beginnings fuel Omot’s NBA dreams, desire to help Ethiopian home

Nuni Omot hopes to be picked in Thursday night’s NBA draft, but fame and a high rolling lifestyle aren’t what he’s chasing. Read more

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Waco ISD chief: We will secure entrances, consider armed staff

Some parents and school employees voiced concerns that just focusing on security won’t erase students’ anxiety and may increase it.

Waco man pleads guilty in robberies, carjacking

A Waco man was sentenced to life in prison Monday after pleading guilty to a pair of armed robberies and a carjacking of a woman and her teenage son in 2016.

Fire damage displaces 10 from North Waco home

Ten family members were displaced early Monday when a fire from a backyard shed spread to their two-story home in North Waco, fire officials said.

Midway board set to vote on expanded drug testing policy

The Midway Independent School District board may vote Tuesday on a policy that would subject every student with a parking permit to random drug testing.

New art collaboration aims for downtown mural

A new downtown Waco mural is in the works, and 10 Waco Independent School District students will present their design to developer Shane Turner for approval Monday.