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The Jackson Southernaires have released at least 30 stellar gospel albums and had a number of hits, including the seven-minute sermon and song "Too Late," performed by the late, great Willie Banks. 

Business of Health Care: Clinical Wearables

Jun 28, 2019

One smart device maker recently issued an odd warning – its new smart watch technology to detect atrial fibrillation is not intended for people who have atrial fibrillation.


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On Conversations with Creative Waco, Kennedy Sam interviews Julia Harmon who is the Director of Mammoth Collective, a group of all-female artists in Waco. She also talks to Rebekah Hagman, Gallery Director of Cultivate 7Twelve, about Cultivate Days and events happening at the gallery this week.

Baylor Connections - Dr. David Smith

Jun 28, 2019
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Dr. David Smith—historian, author and Senior Lecturer of History at Baylor—invites listeners to consider the meaning of Independence Day and the cost of freedom through the lens of one of the most pivotal days in world history. D-Day took place just over 75 years go and, in this Baylor Connections, Smith paints a picture of the heroism shown that day by thousands of ordinary people who achieved an extraordinary victory, and examines how we can honor their sacrifice today.


Heading in to July with a slew of events and, of course, the big 4th on the Brazos celebration.

There are several fun events on the calendar for this evening, here are a couple to pique your interest… (more)

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The Stonewall Riots marks it’s 50th anniversary this weekend and Waco Pride Network, a local LGBTQ nonprofit, is hosting its first 'OUT and PROUD Dance' in commemoration of the historic event this Saturday, June 29. 


Story of a couple in England who face the unravelling of their marriage.

I'm Jim McKeown, welcome to Likely Stories, a weekly review of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and biographies.

I always look forward to reading the first novel of a new, young writer.  Hellen Cullen wrote her debut novel while in an English novel writing program.  She has an MA in theater studies from the University College Dublin.  She also has a journalism and broadcasting background.  Born in Ireland, she currently lives in London. (more)

Assistant Professor of Management, Matthew Quade, studied industries where employees have to deal with unethical customers and the effect that it has on them. Quade tells us more about his findings in this episode of the Business Review

David and Art - Art and Health

Jun 24, 2019
Sofie Hernandez-Simeonidis

When school administrators and doctors realize the arts can help them do their jobs better, we should all take note.


R. H. Harris, co-founder of the Soul Stirrers in 1935, was one of the legends of gospel music - and all of that history can be heard in one of his recordings with the Christland Singers in "I'm Willing to Run."


Business of Health Care: Patient Honesty

Jun 21, 2019

There’s an old adage about honesty being the best policy. That’s certainly true when it comes to talking to your doctor.  Unfortunately, one recent study found that anywhere from 60% - 80% of patients don't share relevant health information with their clinicians.


Baylor Connections - Dr. Jane Damron

Jun 21, 2019

Jane Damron, Senior Lecturer in Baylor University’s Department of Communication, is the recipient of the 2019 Collins Outstanding Professor Award. In this Baylor Connections, she shares what it means to practice intentional communication—in relationships with others, in the classroom, on social media and more.


Downtown Depot-Ty Nathan Clark

Jun 21, 2019
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In Episode 66 of Downtown Depot, show host Austin Meek interviews Ty Nathan Clark. Ty is a contemporary abstract artist and a true polymath: in his interview, he recounts his entrepreneurial experiences in professional basketball, outdoor goods, film production, and more. Before that conversation, Austin gets Waco real estate updates from residential expert Austin Hooper and commercial expert Gregg Glime.


Another amazing adventure with surprises, treachery, and suspense by Peter Heller

I’m Jim McKeown, welcome to Likely Stories, a weekly review of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and biographies.

Peter Heller is a relatively new writer, and The River is his fourth novel.  Of the three I have read, I thoroughly enjoyed the suspense and the thrills.  Peter Heller has an MFA from the Iowa Writer’s Workshop in poetry and fiction.  He lives in Denver Colorado.

Jack and Wynn are college buddies who decided to take a canoe trip through parts of Canada.  They are skilled at navigating white-water, and they have all the equipment they need.  Early in the trip, they smell smoke, but it does not seem close enough to pose a threat.  They encounter two men who are armed, and the boys warned them of the fire.  (more)

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