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Update: Austin school bomb threat could be linked to juvenile in Saudi Arabia

An Internet linked bomb threat led to the evacuation of two Round Rock schools on Tuesday.

Growing populations means higher transportation costs

According to the Government and Public Affairs, the transportation needs in a growing area, exceed the current available funds.

Obama nominates Texas A&M professor to serve on advisory commission

COLLEGE STATION -- President Obama will be nominating a Texas A&M professor to serve on the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Policy.

Police look for armed robber suspect

WACO -- Police are looking for a man who robbed the Schmaltz Sandwich Shop this morning. The man walked into the store and showed a pistol to the clerk. After taking an undisclosed amount of cash  the man left the scene.

WPAC looks to open Hippodrome next Spring

WACO -- Plans are underway to reopen the Hippodrom Theater. This comes after debt caused the theater to close in Feb.

Waco police make arrest in one of last week's robberies

WACO -- Waco police have arrested Richard Worley who was involved in the Cobie's convenience store robbery last week. Police say he also robbed the CEF-Co Food Mart this morning taking an undisclosed amount of money.

McLennan County Adoption Day Friday

WACO -- 28 children in the state's custody will be united with a new family Friday at Baylor.

Student leader vetoes immigration tuition bill

COLLEGE STATION -- The student government at Texas A&M did not adopt a bill made by students that challenged the current system of illegal immigrant students attending the school and paying in-state tuition.

Students hold vigil for Texas A&M Bonfire Collapse

COLLEGE STATION -- Texas A&M students gathered around 3 a.m. this morning to remember the tragic bonfire collapse that happened back in 1999. 

Citizen police volunteers to issue handicap illegal parking citations

WACO -- The city of Waco will soon be cracking down on illegal parking. Police are now allowing volunteers to hand out the tickets themselves. There were 124 citations issued in Waco from Jan. to Oct.