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75th Anniversary of Easter Pageant

(KTEM) The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor celebrated the 75th anniversary of  Easter Pageant this Wednesday. The event draws crowds from around Central Texas averaging around 5,000 spectators every year. With more than 240  university students and 110  children from around Belton participating in this year's

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KWTX to Air Documentary Marking One Year Anniversary of West Explosion

One year after the West Fertilizer Plant explosion, KWTX-TV will air a documentary chronicling the blast and the ongoing recovery efforts.

“After West, Forever Forward” will premiere Thursday at 6 p.m. with limited commercial interruption. The film will be narrated by survivors, family members of those lost, first responders, volunteers and elected officials impacted by the explosion that killed 15 people and injured over 160.

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Photo by Tan Curtis
Photo by Tan Curtis

We Got a Visit from the BHS Radio Broadcasting Class!

Today, Belton High School's Radio Broadcasting students visited our studios in Temple. They tell us they had fun (and maybe even learned a thing or two). We wish them all the best as they pursue their passions

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3 Dead After Suburban Kansas City Shooting

MARIA SUDEKUM, Associated Press

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say three people died in a shooting at a Jewish community center and retirement community, and two were shot at but not injured.

Overland Park Police Chief John Douglass said at a news conference Sunday that the person who had been reported to be in critical condition was one of the three dead.

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A memorial for Sergeant Timothy Owens is seen before a memorial service at Fort Hood on April 9, 2014 in Texas. US President Barack Obama attended a memorial service for the three people killed and 16 wounded during last weeks shooting at the post by Army Specialist Ivan Lopez who later took his own life. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
A memorial for Sergeant Timothy Owens is seen before a memorial service at Fort Hood on April 9, 2014. - Getty Images

Missouri Funeral for Soldier Killed at Fort Hood

ROLLA, Mo. (AP) — A funeral is planned in Rolla, (RAH'-lah) Mo. for a soldier killed in shootings at Fort Hood, Texas, earlier this month.

The Saturday morning service for Sgt. Timothy Owens will be at First Baptist Church in Rolla. A procession with his casket was Friday evening. He is to be buried with full military honors.

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Pete Souza

Four Presidents Visit Austin for Civil Rights Summit

President Obama and three former presidents: Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush attended a summit in Austin celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Lyndon B. Johnson's Civil Rights Act.

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Killeen Kmart Evacuated After Bomb Threat

A Kmart store in Killeen was evacuated Thursday evening following a bomb threat. A caller reportedly demanded a ransom from employees and indicated that three armed people were in the building to enforce the demand.

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Mayor pro tem Judy Morales resigned her post at a press conference at Temple's municipal building, Thursday March 20 - Aaron Savage, Townsquare Media
Mayor pro tem Judy Morales resigned her post at a press conference at Temple's municipal building, Thursday March 20 - Aaron Savage, Townsquare Media

Former Mayor Pro Tem Judy Morales Sentenced to Probation

Former Temple mayor pro tem Judy Morales received a sentence of deferred adjudication probation Wednesday after pleading no contest to a charge of destroying or altering public documents. Morales, who resigned from the Temple City Council on Thursday, March 20, must also serve 24 hours of public service, pay a fine of $750 and cover $240 in court costs.

Morales could have faced up to 180 days in jail and a fine of up to $4,000.

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Photos Courtesy of Fort Hood PAO

President Obama Joins the Fort Hood Community for a Memorial Service Honoring Those Killed in the April 2 Shooting

President Obama and the First Lady joined the Fort Hood community in mourning the three soldiers killed in last week's shooting on post. 

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Multiple Students Stabbed at Pennsylvania High School

Updated 12:20 p.m.: The attacker in this case reportedly wielded two knives when he injured 19 students and 1 security guard before being tackled by an assistant principal. Those injured were either slashed or stabbed, and 4 are currently in critical condition. The security guard reportedly suffered a stomach wound. Two of the students in critical condition reportedly suffered chest wounds. Other students were treated and released for superficial wounds.

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