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KCEN-TV 9
KCEN-TV 9

Waco, TX

(254) 859-5481

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KWBU-TV
KWBU-TV

2100 River St
Waco, TX 76706   Directions

(254) 710-3472

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Restrictions On Abortion Medication Deserve A Second Look, Says A Former FDA Head
08/20/2019 12:29pm

Mifepristone is one of a regimen of two drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration to end an early pregnancy. Its also prescribed to help reduce the severity of miscarriage symptoms. But it is heavily regulated in ways that can make it hard for women to obtain. Along with its approval in 2000, the FDA restricted its use because of safety concerns. In a perspective article published this summer in the New England Journal of Medicine, former FDA Commissioner Dr. Jane Henney and co-author Dr. Helene Gayle argue that the agency should reevaluate whether such measures are still necessary and take into consideration recent studies that show mifepristone is both effective and safe. Henney, who was FDA commissioner when the restrictions were imposed, explains that the agency placed mifepristone in its program for risky drugs, Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies . This program includes drugs such as antipsychotic medications and narcotics. Mifepristone is one of the most

Notre Dame Repair Crews Are Back To Work, But Paris' Lead Concerns Remain
08/20/2019 12:27pm

Work at the site of Frances damaged Notre Dame Cathedral resumed on Monday, after a three-week pause over concerns about lead that spewed from the fire in April. As the blaze ripped through the 850-year-old cathedrals roof and steeple, smoke billowed out its yellow hue a sign of burning lead spreading toxic dust that settled on streets, homes, businesses and schools in parts of central Paris. A cleanup of Notre Dames plaza and surrounding streets began Aug. 13, and Paris police chief Michel Cadot says it will last until Sept. 10. The process involves vacuuming and scrubbing the pavement, using a high-pressure hose to rinse the ground with chemicals and recovering the wastewater. In some spots, a special gel is applied and then removed after hardening, taking harmful particles with it. New decontamination measures are in place for workers at the cathedral. But environmental associations, labor unions and other groups say authorities should have started the cleanup months ago, and

Julián Castro Is 10th Democrat To Qualify For September Presidential Debate
08/20/2019 11:57am

Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julin Castro is now the tenth Democrat to qualify for next months Democratic primary debate. Castro, a former mayor of San Antonio, Texas, who later became a part of President Obamas cabinet, met the final benchmark on Tuesday after a CNN poll showed him at 2, giving him the requisite four surveys where he hit that threshold. He had previously already attained the required 130,000 unique donors from 20 states. He will join former Vice President Joe Biden, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, California Sen. Kamala Harris, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, former Texas Rep. Beto ORourke, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and entrepreneur Andrew Yang in the debate in Houston, which will be moderated by ABC News and Univision. If one more candidate qualifies, the debate would have to stretch to two nights under DNC guidelines. Its scheduled for Sept. 12-13. Billionaire

23 Texas Towns Hit With Ransomware Attack In 'New Front' Of Cyberassault
08/20/2019 11:46am

Updated at 12:11 p.m. ET Texas is the latest state to be hit with a cyberattack, with state officials confirming this week that computer systems in 23 municipalities have been infiltrated by hackers demanding a ransom. The Federal Bureau of Investigation and state cybersecurity experts are examining the ongoing breach, which began Friday morning and has affected mostly smaller local governments. Officials have not disclosed which specific places are affected. Investigators have also not yet identified who or what is behind the attack that took the systems offline, but the Texas Department of Information Resources says the evidence so far points to one single threat actor. Elliott Sprehe, a spokesman for the department, said he was not aware of any of the cities having paid the undisclosed ransom sought by hackers. He said the areas impacted are predominantly rural. Two cities so far have come forward to say their computer systems were affected. Officials in Borger in the Texas

A Guide To What's Happening In Hong Kong
08/20/2019 11:38am

For months, Hong Kongs streets have seethed with discontent. Scenes from the semiautonomous region show protesters, sometimes numbering in the hundreds of thousands, many wearing surgical masks and carrying umbrellas that have come to signify resistance. The images are astonishing, and the issues that set them in motion are complex. So heres a primer breaking down the major players, why they have poured into the streets and the response so far from China. Protesters gather for a rally Sunday in Hong Kong. Many of the pro-democracy demonstrators have brandished umbrellas in a nod to a symbol widely used during the semiautonomous citys massive 2014 protests. Lillian Suwanrumpha / AFP/Getty Images Why are the protests happening The latest spasm of discontent traces to February, when members of Hong Kongs government proposed an extradition bill known as the Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 . That measure would expand

KWKT-TV
KWKT-TV

8803 Woodway Dr
Waco, TX 76712   Directions

(254) 776-3844

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KWTX-TV
KWTX-TV

6700 American Plaza
Waco, TX 76712   Directions

(254) 776-1330

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KXXV-TV
KXXV-TV

1909 S New Rd
Waco, TX 76711   Directions

(254) 754-2525

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Waco Tribune-Herald
Waco Tribune-Herald

900 Franklin Ave
Waco, TX 76702   Directions

(254) 757-5757

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