[03/15/2013] In 2012, Kathleen Campbell Walker was named the "Go-To Lawyer" for immigration in the state by the Texas Lawyer magazine. KWBU's Becky Fogel spoke with her about the process spouses of U.S. Citizens must go through to become naturalized, themselves. She discussed circumstances that could lead an immigrant's application for naturalization to be denied. (21:03 )
Extended Interview - Maria Elena Upson
[03/15/2013] Maria Elena Upson is a spokeswoman with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. KWBU's Becky Fogel spoke with Upson about the process of becoming a U.S. Citizen. The conversation specifically centered on what it takes to be considered to have "good moral character," one of the requirements for naturalization. (10:17 )
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News Archive - 2014
|03/07/2014||Local News - Boosting School Breakfast in Texas (02:33)
Texas schools served almost 310 million breakfasts during the 2012-2013 school year. That's according to the Texas Hunger Initiative at Baylor University. They've just released their Texas School Breakfast report card, which measures school breakfast participation. As KWBU's Ryland Barton reports, their research shows that students who consistently eat breakfast perform better in school.
|03/07/2014||Local News - La Vega Girls Ball Win State Championship (01:55)
Last week the La Vega girls basketball team won the 3A state championship. The last time the La Vega girls went to state was before many of the current players were born. But as KWBU's Alexis Cubit reports, La Vega's Current girls basketball coach was on that team.
|03/07/2014||Local News - Tradinghouse Power Plant Demolished (01:26)
If you heard a big boom driving around North East Waco around 9:30 this morning, don't worry--it was just the old Tradinghouse Power Plant coming down. Luminant owns the plant and they're demolishing the site over the next few months. As KWBU's Ryland Barton reports, Luminant says they might build a new plant there...maybe.
|03/06/2014||Local News - Fertilizer Lobby Group Advocates Self Regulation (01:51)
Two lobbying groups for the fertilizer industry announced yesterday they'll be encouraging retailers to take voluntary safety inspections. The announcement comes amid increased scrutiny on businesses that handle dangerous chemicals in the wake of the West, Texas explosion. KWBU's Ryland Barton reports.
|03/04/2014||Local News - Civil Rights Messages on Gospel's B-Sides (02:55)
During the Civil Rights Movement, there were strong ties between activists and gospel artists. What few people know is just how far these artists went to support the movement. KWBU's reporting intern Alexis Cubit reports.
|03/04/2014||Local News - MCC to Offer Hospitality Degree (01:01)
Mclennan Community College is going to start offering a hospitality degree. Students will be able to get a 60-hour associate's degree or a one-year certificate in hospitality management. KWBU's Ryland Barton reports Waco-area hotels say they need more qualified workers.
|03/03/2014||Local News - State Fire Marshal Warns Dangers of Ammonium Nitrate (01:54)
The state fire marshal is meeting with local officials and business leaders across Texas to discuss the dangers of ammonium nitrate. That's the chemical that caused the explosion at the West Fertilizer plant last April. As KWBU's Ryland Barton reports, the tour comes ahead of new regulations of the chemical, which might be proposed at next year's state legislative session.
|03/03/2014||Local News - 2014 Party Primary Preview (01:35)
Today Texas Republicans and Democrats head to the polls to vote for who's going to be on the ballot in November. Though some positions are pretty well-secured, KWBU's Ryland Barton reports at least one race is going to be contested.
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