In many states, the Census Bureau notes little connection between the economy and the number of people on welfare. The McLennan County Welfare Department says, as poverty levels rise, so do the numbers of people on welfare.
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.
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.
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.