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Why Terrorists are Afraid of Girls with Books

 

Terrorists staged a mass abduction in the African country of Nigeria two weeks ago. Were they targeting rival politicians or military members? Did they capture powerful men and women with machine guns and divergent convictions?

No. They abducted 234 young girls from school.

According to CNN, of the students abducted from the Gov

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A Blast from KTEM’s Past

Did you know that KTEM first went on the air in 1936? Now it's 78 years later, and we're still going strong, still bringing you top quality local news and content from Temple, Killeen, and greater Central Texas. But this morning, we got a flashback from our younger years.

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Video Tribute to the Fallen Hero’s of West Texas

One year ago the citizens of West Texas had their lives changed forever. With the hope that the courage and bravery of the fallen heroes from West Texas are never   forgotten, we put together this audio and video montage.

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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)
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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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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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