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Texas sales tax holiday this week

The Texas sales tax holiday is August 20-22. The 2009 legislature expanded the list of items qualifying for tax exemption during the three-day weekend.

Clerk stabbed in convenience store robbery

A Bellmead convenience store clerk died after he was stabbed Saturday. The Waco Tribune reports the man was at the new Quick Food Mart on Old Dallas Highway.

Waco man found dead in pool

Emergency personnel were called to the French Quarter Apartments located at 1300 N. 43RD just after 7:00 a.m. Friday, after a resident saw a body at the bottom of the apartment’s pool.

White calls for debate; Perry for financial past

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bill White is again pressing Republican Governor Rick Perry to debate. However, Perry says White must first release more financial records.

Bill Miller's used cars hits century mark

Bill Miller's used cars of Waco is still rolling along after 100 years.

Waco police search for robber

Waco police continued their search for a man accused of robbing a Skinny's convenience store on Waco Drive. Officials say the man allegedly reached over the counter and took cash from the register.

Bill White stumps in Midland, Irving

Gubernatorial Candidate Bill White stopped in Irving Tuesday to talk about transportaton and education.

Alleged sexual predator remains in jail

Ramon Perez remains in the McLennan County jail on charges of aggravated sexual assault. Officials say the incident occurred in 2001 with a with a boy younger than 14.

Texas' 5 largest cities fail education standards

Texas education officials say school districts in the state's five largest cities failed to meet federal education standards.

Hazmat clears scene of unknown substance

Waco fire and hazmat crews cleared a scene after receiving reports of a possible hazardous substance at the SG Support Services Group building.