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Defeated candidate Wilson supporting opponent, candidate Flores

WACO - Defeated U.S. House hopeful Chuck Wilson says he will support his former opponent Bill Flores in a run off. Flores is facing Republican Rob Curnock for the seat. Wilson says Flores shares a common rural experience with local residents.

Waco ISD teacher allegedly slaps student

WACO - A Waco ISD teacher is suspended for allegedly slapping a student on Tuesday. It happened at Meadowbrook Elementary School. Officials say the child became unruly and spit on the teacher, after which she hit him several times in the face.

Unemployment rises in McLennan County

WACO - Unemployment increased in McLennan County between December and January.

43rd annual Caritas fundraiser

Caritas of Waco is hosting their 43rd annual 'Feast of Caring' event tonight at McLennan Community College. The 'feast' is an evening that features a simple meal of bread and soup to help attendees empathize with the struggles of those who have se

Baylor receives largest donation in history

WACO - Baylor University received an estimated $200 dollar estate gift. It is the largest donation in the school's history. The donor asked to remain anonymous and will give the money when they die.

Wintry weather hurting nursuries

Recent wintry weather is affecting plant nurseries in Central Texas. Greenhouse and nursery owners say the storms have caused excess damage to their buildings. They say they have struggled to grow, nurture and even sell plants during late 2009

McLennan coach named Coach of the Year

WACO - McLennan County Community College basketball coach Kevin Gill has been named coach of the year. The award was given by the North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference.

Uninsured drivers will receive warning from state

WACO - More than 40,000 McLennan County residents are on the list of uninsured drivers who will soon receive warning letters from the state. The Texas Department of Insurance will begin sending out letters sometime this spring to drivers informing

Theatre suspends shows indefinitely

WACO - The Waco Hippodrome Theatre has canceled its last show and closed indefinitely. Thursdays performance was canceled due to budget shortfalls, as well as the firing of the theatres staff and ending plans for the 2010-2011 season. The group

Caught in the Web: Russian ape heads to rehab

Here are some stories we found tonight, "Caught in the Web":