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World champs: Lake Air finishes off magic ride with 7-2 win over North Carolina

PORTLAND — Lake Air’s lack of World Series didn’t matter. The fact that they were playing another undefeated team didn’t matter.

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Sperry: Lichens taking hold on magnolia tree

DEAR NEIL: Over the course of the past 10 years my 30-foot magnolia has grown thinner and thinner. Now it has the patches of white growing …

Need a city manager? Call John Hatchel

John Hatchel likes to tell the old municipal government joke about the city manager who said he left his job because of health and fatigue.

Zinnias growing best in full sunlight

DEAR NEIL: I believe this is a zinnia. It has been reseeding itself freely in my garden, but when I sow seeds in another identical bed, the…

Sports News

COLLEGE FOOTBALL '18: Coaches feeling heat this season

A potentially quiet silly season for coaching moves can quickly turn into whirlwind of big openings.

Column: NCAA needs real reform, not quick repair job

The latest move by the NCAA to give athletes a few more rights highlights shows at least one thing about the people in charge of the cartel…

Golf writer Art Stricklin speaks at Links Fellowship meeting

Waco Links Fellowship will hold its monthly meeting at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Uncle Dan’s Barbecue on Lake Air Drive, featuring Art Strick…

Business News

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Entertainment

Fiddler Johnny Gimble named to Country Music Hall of Fame

It’s an honor that calls for a sweet fiddle lick to accent an illustrious career: Texas fiddler Johnny Gimble is now a member of the Countr…

Wade Bowen MusicFest moves to Touchdown Alley, lands REO Speedwagon

It’s the sort of birthday celebration that both a Texas musician and a Texas music fan could love: Wade Bowen’s annual MusicFest will mark …

'Valhalla' documentary shows vets finding PTSD relief in pro wrestling

Professional wrestling means more than an evening’s entertainment for three Texas wrestlers, who say the sport and the physical training it…

Opinion

Al Hunt, Bloomberg View: 6 tight races now key to controlling US Senate

Elections for the U.S. Senate get less attention compared with the House, where control is likely to change hands, based on the latest poll…

LETTERS: Thoughts on Social Security inequity and dubious leadership

So much for any ‘windfall’

Margaret Sullivan, Washington Post: When money talks, social media platforms listen

Shortly before the 2016 presidential election, Matt Rivitz stumbled upon the Breitbart News website, which once called itself the “home of …

Event Calendar

"Concerto Collection" recital featuring Ravel, Chopin, Tchaikovsky

Students of Baylor University Pianist-in-Residence Krassimira Jordan will sample concertos by Chopin and Tchaikovsky while she plays the fu…

'100 Thousand Poets for Change'

“100 Thousand Poets for Change,” HOT Poets Society, 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Art Center of Waco, 1300 College Drive, and Waco Poets Society and B…

'Christmas Belles' - Tin Building Theatre

“Christmas Belles,” Tin Building Theatre, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 14 and Nov. 28, 7 p.m. Nov. 21 and 27, 2 p.m. Nov. 22, Bosque Arts Center, 215 Col…

'Footloose' Sing-Along

The 1984 movie “Footloose” provides the cinematic background and beat for the latest Waco Hippodrome Sing-Along, held at 6 and 9 p.m. Satur…

'Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells' - Waco Children’s Theatre

Waco Children’s Theatre presents “Jingle Bells, Batman Smells,” a Junie B. Jones musical, at Lee Lockwood Library and Museum, 2801 W. Waco …

'The Golden Age' - Brazos Theatre Group stage reading/dinner theater

Brazos Theatre Group holds a stage reading/dinner theater of “The Golden Age” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Creative Art Studio a…

35 South with Rowdy Bishop Band

35 South with Rowdy Bishop Band, 9 p.m. April 7 at Melody Ranch, 2315 Robinson Drive.

Baylor Bronze handbell ensemble

Baylor Bronze handbell ensemble, 5:30 p.m. Dec. 3, Baylor University’s Roxy Grove Hall; free.

Baylor Choral Concert

Baylor Choral Concert for Family Weekend, with Bella Voce, Concert Choir, Men's Choir, Women's Choir, A Cappella Choir, and VirtuOSO, 5 p.m…

CANCELED: 'Disney Junior Live: Pirate and Princess Adventure'

UPDATE: This event has been canceled.