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MCC receives $1.3 million grant

McLennan Community College received a $1.3 million grant Wednesday to help workers at two Central Texas hospitals upgrade their skills.

Tom Delay headed to court

A Texas judge says former House Majority Leader Tom Delay will be tried ahead of his two co-defendants in their money laundering case.

Boil water notice for Waco

The city of Waco issued a 24-hour boil water notice Tuesday for residents of south Waco, including those at Baylor after a private contractor broke a water main.

Former U.S. Congressman from Texas back in court

Former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay is headed to court again in his fight against state criminal charges. Tuesday's hearing is a step toward a possible trial for Mr. DeLay and two co-defendants.

Students head back to college

Monday marked the first day of the spring semester for Baylor University. Baylor recorded the highest number of incoming freshmen ever this year, even with the raise in tuition.

State to begin regulating insurance

Texas officials expect to regulate insurance rates under a new federal law. The law requires insurers to justify "unreasonable" increases in premiums.

Cedar Park officer dies in crash

A Cedar Park police officer was killed in a motorcycle accident while training for duty. Investigators are trying to figure out what caused Officer Leonard Reed to crash his bike.

Outdoor watering banned until Saturday

The city of Waco has placed a voluntary ban on all outdoor watering until Saturday. Crews are currently working to fix a giant water pipe that ruptured Wednesday.

Truck smashes into house

Waco firefighters, police and medical emergency personnel attempted to pull a white Ford F-150 from a house, after police say a truck drove into a house.

Baylor makes top 100 of best colleges

The latest U.S. News & World report ranks Baylor University as number 79 on the list of best colleges.