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Poll shows Texans want smoke-free workplace

WACO -- Smoke-Free Texas says a new opinion poll shows widespread support for smoke-free workplaces across the state.

ERCOT ends rolling blackouts, local business' affected

ERCOT has ended the scheduled blackouts for now, but local business' have already been affected.

UPDATE: ERCOT ends rolling blackouts

ERCOT is urging all consumers who can reduce their energy consumption to do so at this time.

Statewide roatating, controlled power outages

CENTRAL TEXAS -- Extreme weather has caused the Electric Reliability Council of Texas to conduct statewide rotating power outages.

Waco ISD names lone finalist for superintendent position

The Waco Independent School District Board of Trustees has named Dr. Bonny Cain the lone finalist for superintendent.

Power outage at some Belton ISD schools, students let out early

BELTON-- Due to  power outages Wednesday morning, Feb. 2, at Lake Belton Middle School, Pirtle Elementary, and Lakewood Elementary, parents of students at these campuses are encouraged to pick up their students by noon.

UPDATE: Woodridge Intermediate students being moved to River Valley

MIDWAY ISD--  Woodgate Intermediate students are currently being transported to River Valley Intermediate at 4750 Speegleville Rd. due to power outage.

Woodgate Intermediate School power out, might have to move students

WACO -- Woodgate Intermediate School's power is out Wednesday morning. Midway ISD is waiting for information from TXU on when power will be restored.

Body found in Bell County identified

BELL COUNTY -- Police have identified the body found on the side of Quarry Rd. in Bell County. 26-year-old Shayna Lynette Waller was from Killeen. They identified her through fingerprints.

Fort Hood soldiers get 24-hour helpline for counseling

FORT HOOD -- Fort Hood is turning to New Jersey for help when it comes to a record number of soldier suicides in 2010.