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One Waco elementary school combines technology and entrepreneurship in the classroom

One elementary school in Waco is combining technology with entrepreneurship during class time. Grades one through four are learning tools on how to start and run a business.

Should there be more security at the McLennan County Courthouse?

A 45 year old man, Gregg Needham, shot and killed himself outside of the McLennan County courthouse yesterday. No incident like this has reportedly been an issue at the courthouse, regarding safety and security until now.

Free flu vaccines available to veterans

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Man hunt in Killeen

An 11-year-old girl from Killeen was abducted, assaulted, and then released early Monday morning. Police say the man who kidnapped her was a skinny, white male, approximately 20 years old, with a buzz haircut.

Three Central Texas cities rank number one for job stability

The Milken Institute evaluates what cities are best able to create and sustain jobs each year. Temple, Killeen, and Forthood are ranked number one in the Milken Institutes best-performing index this year.

Chet Edwards speaks on social security, medicare, and other issues with seniors

In an interview last week with Inside Texas Politics, Bill Flores said he was not opposed to raising the retirement age to 70, and that he supports privatizing social security.

Witness testimony continues Monday in Maj. Hasan hearing

Witness testimony continued Monday in the hearing for Maj. Nidal Hasan at Fort Hood. Testimonies are expected to continue for the next few days. Accounts were given by those who were wounded by Hasan in the Nov.

Texas Renaissance Festival is enjoyable for everyone

The Texas Renaissance Festival is taking place in Plantersville, through the end of November. The festival includes many acts, performances, feasting, and entertainment.

Early election begins, high turnout expected

Voters came and went Monday as early voting kicks off. Lines were out the door before polling opened, and poll workers expect high turnouts this election.