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Justice Department: Trump campaign didn't coordinate with Russia in 2016

Special counsel Robert Mueller did not exonerate President Donald Trump of obstruction of justice and collusion nor find that he committed a crime, according to a letter from the Justice Department to Congress.

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Texas investigating highly contagious whooping cough at state Capitol

Texas health officials are investigating a case of whooping cough at the state Capitol — an incident that is triggering discussions about v…

Debate over Texas abortion bill prompts tears, frustration and a boycott

A Texas House committee’s attempt to consider a bill regarding “the rights of a living child born after an abortion” boiled over Monday, le…

Texas Senate advances bill to shore up teacher pension fund

The Texas Senate unanimously passed legislation Monday that is designed to make the Teacher Retirement System pension fund financially heal…

Sports News

There's only one perfect NCAA tournament bracket left. See who they picked in the Sweet 16.

With all 12 teams seeded 1-3 and only one team seeded lower than fifth advancing to the Sweet 16, chalky brackets are ruling the roost after the first two rounds of the NCAA tournament. But according to the NCAA, there's only perfect bracket remaining out of the millions submitted in contests run by the organization, along with ESPN, Yahoo, CBS, Fox and Sports Illustrated: An entry dubbed "Center Road" in the NCAA's bracket challenge.

Local golf notebook: Waco's Williams continues to gain acclaim as course designer

Texas architect Chet Williams has traveled all over the world crafting highly successful golf courses, gaining some of the most prestigious…

McBeth seizes overall lead at Waco Annual Charity Open

Well, he didn’t go 18-under again. But disc golf superstar Paul McBeth was still good enough to take over the overall lead at the Waco Annu…

Business News

Stumped by the stock market slump? Start by picturing a used car dealership

Given the many factors driving shares up or down on any day or week, it’s hard to make sense of what’s happening on Wall Street. Here's some help:

CBS News settles lawsuit with three women who say they were harassed by Charlie Rose

CBS News has settled a lawsuit filed by three female employees who claimed they were sexually harassed by the network's former anchor Charlie Rose. The suit filed in May by Sydney McNeal, Katherine Brooks Harris and Chelsea Wei alleged "that CBS management, numerous broadcasters and studio staff witnessed Mr. Rose's unlawful conduct" and failed to take any action to correct it. A CBS News ...

CBS paid millions to settle sexual assault allegation against '60 Minutes' creator

CBS is still being haunted by the past of "60 Minutes." The company has been paying a former female CBS News employee millions of dollars over the last 20 years to settle claims that she was sexually assaulted by "60 Minutes" creator Don Hewitt, according to an investigative report. The incident happened in the late 1990s when Hewitt was still executive producer of the storied newsmagazine, ...

Entertainment

Christian composer Kurt Kaiser, writer of 'Pass It On,' dies at 83

Waco composer and pianist Kurt Kaiser, writer of familiar Christian songs as “Pass It On” and “Oh How He Loves You and Me,” died Monday at …

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 …

Opinion

Philip Bump, Washington Post: More questions than answers in Mueller report summary

Attorney General William Barr’s letter to Congress summarizing the findings of special counsel Robert Mueller’s work was pointed in trying …

Christopher Walsh, InsideSources: Make America 'Putin-proof' in 2020

Foreign authoritarian powers are undermining democracy worldwide and I can’t help making parallels to the wizarding world of Harry Potter. …

LETTERS: Reflections on marijuana stigma and Lady Bears

Marijuana stigma

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.

Alexander's Distillery - "Around the World" Dinner Series: France

Alexander's Distillery at Salado's Inn on the Creek has taken on a whole new ambiance. Their third floor cocktail lounge is now specializin…

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…

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