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Health officials prepare for flu season

Flu season begins tomorrow, and the flu shot might not be as popular as it was last year. One local Walgreens gave out more than 5,000 flu shots last season, but this year, some are opting not to take the vaccine.

Texas Board of Education passes resolution to regulate textbooks' coverage of Islam

The Texas Board of Education passed a resolution 7-6 to reduce the positive coverage of Islam in history textbooks and increase the positive coverage of Christianity. They say current books have a pro-Islamic, anti-Christian bias.

J.H. Hines Elementary School reaches capacity

Waco-- The new J.H. Hines Elementary School in Waco has already reached a full capacity of students for the school year. This neighborhood school allows an easy way for children to either walk, or take the bus everyday to school.

High speed chase from Waco to Clifton

The Waco Police Department respond to a call regarding a possible robbery late last night. However, when officers got to the scene, they realized they had a more serious situation on their hands.

Fort Hood suicide numbers on the rise

Fort Hood has confirmed 14 suicide cases, and six more are under investigation. Fort Hood officials held a press conference today to address the rising suicide numbers.

Baylor students react to UT shooting

The shooting at the University of Texas hit home for Baylor students. Baylor students tell us the shooting at UT hits close to home.

Blind rehab center at Waco Veterans Affairs Medical Center

The veterans hospital in Waco is building a new blind rehabilitation center. The center will be complete in two years.

President Obama: School years should be longer

President Obama says longer school years would make sense, but he recognizes the money to make that happen isn't always going to be there. One local school district says it's a good theory, but funding could be an issue.

Whitney High School student brings a gun to school

Waco-- A 15 year old student from Whitney High School brought a gun to school last Tuesday. The student had no intentions on using the gun at school, he was planning on selling it.

Man turns himself in after shooting

At around 12:45 a.m., officers received in reference to a shooting in the 2100 block of Gregory. When officers arrived they found Demario Ford, 22, of Waco inside the residence suffering from an apparent gun shot wound. Mr.