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Sarah Palin headed to Waco

Sarah Palin will be making a stop in central Texas. She will speak at the Care Net Pregnancy Center of central Texas at the "Celebrate Life Banquet 2010".

McLennan County sees rise in foreclosures

Reports show McLennan County will have a 5% increase in foreclosures for the month of August compared with the same month last year. 106 properties have been posted for foreclosure in August.

County officials attempting to lower prescription costs

Health officials are looking at options to lower costs on prescription medicines for McLennan county. Prescription costs rose 11% since this time last year. The cost of 623 prescriptions rose in the June.

City cuts police force to almost none

A Kaufman County town has cut more than half of its police force. Some people say it's a risky move while others say the cuts are part of a much bigger plan.

Flores says Edwards should return campaign money

Bill Flores is calling for Representative Chet Edwards to return campaign contributions from Representative Charles Rangel. Representative Edwards has received $42,000 from Rangel, since 2000.

Police looking for person responsible in hit-and-run

Police are still searching for the driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run over the weekend.

Man charged with capital murder

Capital murder charges have been filed for a Bruceville-Eddy man. Aaron Firquin is currently in McLennan County jail with a $5 milion bond. Firquin is accused of killing 88-year-old E.B. Firquin on Saturday.

'Voice of Baylor' recovering after accident

The so-called "Voice of Baylor" is recovering after a truck hit his motorcycle earlier this week. Director of Broadcasting John Morris was riding his bike on Hewitt Drive Tuesday morning when the accident occurred.

Hospital expanding women and newborn center

The Providence Health Center announced Thursday it is revamping its women and newborns center. The expansion and renovation project will cost an estimated a $6.5 million.

Vice President Biden visits Gulf

Vice President Biden visited the Gulf of Mexico Thursday, touring one of the staging facilities and meeting with residents affected by the disaster.