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Tougher accountability testing in schools despite budget cuts

WEST -- Texas schools are tightening belts to deal with the state's $15 billion dollar shortfall.

Handguns on campus, mixed opinions

Half the Texas house seems to believe that handguns on campus would be a good thing, but Baylor University officials don't agree.

Ft. Hood soldier faces additional child abduction charges

WACO - More charges are being brought against a Ft. Hood soldier who is already in Bell County Jail for child abduction.

Hispanic community in McLennan County accounts for 80 percent of population growth

WACO -- New census data shows Waco and McLennan County are growing, and most of that growth comes from the Hispanic community.

Authorities identify human remains in Bellmead

BELLMEAD -- Authorities have now confirmed the bones found in Bellmead were those of 56-year-old Bertram Britton. This after Britton's name was released before authorities were positive it was him.

Providence Health Center delivers 1,000 cord blood donations

Umbilical cord blood can be used to treat certain cancers and deadly blood disorders. The blood can be easily donated after a healthy baby is born.

Two Killeen people killed only a couple hours apart

Two people were killed in Killeen on Saturday, in two separate shooting incidents.

Texas Lottery Commission Exceeds $13 Billion to Foundation School Fund

Austin – The Texas Lottery Commission announced today that it reached a new milestone in transfers to the Foundation School Fund (FSF).

Baby in critical condition after being hit by car

WACO -- A four-month old is in critical condition after getting hit by a car Friday morning. 43-year-old Melonea Kelly. and 4-month old Jermiah Nelson were standing in their front yard on N. 26th street in Waco.

Sonogram bill moves to Texas House of Representatives

TEXAS -- A bill requiring doctors to suggest a sonogram to any woman asking for an abortion is now two steps away from becoming a law.