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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":

Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison to visit Waco

WACO - Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison is headed to Waco today. The senator will be speaking at the Texas Farm Bureau Office on Fish Pond Road today at 4:00 p.m.. Hutchison is running for Governor of Texas.

Caught in the Web: Church members let loose for worship

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