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Downtown Depot
First and Third Fridays at 11:30am and 8pm

Downtown Depot is a partnership with Waco Business News and KWBU. Featuring host Austin Meek, the 30-minute show looks at the ins and outs of development in Waco. Each week you can hear interviews with local entrepreneurs, city officials, and people with a stake in developing our city on the Brazos.

During the show you'll also hear updates about new businesses, closures and development rumblings around town. But we also want to hear from you. Is there a building or an update on development that you want to know about? Let us know. 

Austin Meek of WacoBusinessNews.com shares his thoughts on one year of hosting 'Downtown Depot' on KWBU-FM.

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  • In Episode 124 of Downtown Depot, show host Austin Meek interviews Rebekah McBride of Noonday Gardens. She talks about falling in love withplants during her time in the Middle East and how she’s using that knowledge to beautify Central Texas.
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  • Austin Meek has a year opening conversation with Waco Mayor Dillon Meek. They talk about the many strides the city has taken over the past year, and about…
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  • On this episode, Austin Meek sits down with the newest Mrs. Texas, Waco entrepreneur Ashley Beard.