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  • WFISD students are back in school

    WFISD students are back in school

    Wichita Falls ISD students headed back to school this morning. Brenda Robledo stopped by Southern Hills Elementary where two astronauts welcomed close to 500 students back to school. However, this wasn't the only surprise they got. Tune in to News Channel 6 at 5 and 6 for a closer look to see who else paid these kids a visit. 

    Wichita Falls ISD students headed back to school this morning. Brenda Robledo stopped by Southern Hills Elementary where two astronauts welcomed close to 500 students back to school. However, this wasn't the only surprise they got. Tune in to News Channel 6 at 5 and 6 for a closer look to see who else paid these kids a visit. 

  • 6 Around Town - Thursday, August 16

    6 Around Town - Thursday, August 16

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:38 AM EDT2018-08-16 15:38:41 GMT
    It's Thursday, August 16, 2018 and there is plenty to do around town. (Source: RNN Texoma)It's Thursday, August 16, 2018 and there is plenty to do around town. (Source: RNN Texoma)
    It's Thursday, August 16, 2018 and there is plenty to do around town. (Source: RNN Texoma)It's Thursday, August 16, 2018 and there is plenty to do around town. (Source: RNN Texoma)

    It's Thursday, August 16, and the weekend is right around the corner. But you do not have to wait until it gets here to have fun.  

    It's Thursday, August 16, and the weekend is right around the corner. But you do not have to wait until it gets here to have fun.  

  • The Latest on Weekend Rain Chances

    The Latest on Weekend Rain Chances

    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:39 AM EDT2018-08-16 09:39:58 GMT
    Source KAUZSource KAUZ

    Temperatures are heating back up close to 100 in the afternoon, just in time of back to school! There will also be some hit and miss storms around, especially tomorrow afternoon and again Friday into Saturday. 

    Temperatures are heating back up close to 100 in the afternoon, just in time of back to school! There will also be some hit and miss storms around, especially tomorrow afternoon and again Friday into Saturday. 

  • Three WFISD schools removed fron 'IR' list

    Three WFISD schools show improvement

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-08-16 04:43:03 GMT
    (Source:KAUZ)(Source:KAUZ)

    Three WFISD schools are now off the ‘Improvement Required Campus’ list. 

    Three WFISD schools are now off the ‘Improvement Required Campus’ list. 

  • Texoma school districts weigh-in on A-F rating system

    Texoma school districts weigh-in on A-F rating system

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-08-16 04:26:36 GMT
    (Source:KAUZ)(Source:KAUZ)

    As students return to class for another school year, they are not the only ones working to get A's. 

    As students return to class for another school year, they are not the only ones working to get A's. 

  • Parents praise WFISD Upstart Program

    Parents praise WFISD Upstart Program

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:29 PM EDT2018-08-16 03:29:38 GMT
    The Upstart Program is being called a big success. (Source: KAUZ)The Upstart Program is being called a big success. (Source: KAUZ)

    WFISD is the first district in the state of Texas to introduce the national program.

    WFISD is the first district in the state of Texas to introduce the national program.

  • New school district letter grades released

    New school district letter grades released

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:45 PM EDT2018-08-16 00:45:00 GMT
    (Source: RNN)(Source: RNN)
    (Source: RNN)(Source: RNN)
     The Texas Education Agency has released letter grades for every public school district in the state, just as students across North Texas begin returning to classes for a new school year. But many North Texas districts were already criticizing the new rating system, even before the ratings were released. See how your school district stacks up. Check out the TEA’s newly released letter grades.
     The Texas Education Agency has released letter grades for every public school district in the state, just as students across North Texas begin returning to classes for a new school year. But many North Texas districts were already criticizing the new rating system, even before the ratings were released. See how your school district stacks up. Check out the TEA’s newly released letter grades.
  • WF city council to consider tax increase to fund employee pay raises

    WF city council to consider tax increase to fund employee pay raises

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 7:50 PM EDT2018-08-15 23:50:37 GMT
    City workers like the ones pictured above are expected to get at least a three percent pay raise. (Source: KAUZ)City workers like the ones pictured above are expected to get at least a three percent pay raise. (Source: KAUZ)
    City workers like the ones pictured above are expected to get at least a three percent pay raise. (Source: KAUZ)City workers like the ones pictured above are expected to get at least a three percent pay raise. (Source: KAUZ)

    Right now Wichita Falls employees are making around six percent less than employees at their 14 benchmark cities.

    Right now Wichita Falls employees are making around six percent less than employees at their 14 benchmark cities.

  • Kirby Middle School looks to community for more help

    Kirby Middle School looks to community for more help

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 7:46 PM EDT2018-08-15 23:46:29 GMT
    © Kirby Middle School Principal Shannon Cunningham wants the community to play a bigger role on her students education.© Kirby Middle School Principal Shannon Cunningham wants the community to play a bigger role on her students education.
    Kirby Middle School Principal Shannon Cunningham wants the community to play a bigger role on her students education.Kirby Middle School Principal Shannon Cunningham wants the community to play a bigger role on her students education.

    Kirby Middle School looks brand new after hundreds of volunteers came together last Saturday to beautify the school just before the start of a new year.  

    Kirby Middle School looks brand new after hundreds of volunteers came together last Saturday to beautify the school just before the start of a new year.  

  • 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dies

    'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dies

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:26 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:26:05 GMT

    Her voice is associated with an era of transformative music in the 1960s and 1970s as well as with some of the most important singular events in American history.

    Her voice is associated with an era of transformative music in the 1960s and 1970s as well as with some of the most important singular events in American history.

  • Brennan: Trump worked with Russians and now he's desperate

    Brennan: Trump worked with Russians and now he's desperate

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:50 AM EDT2018-08-16 04:50:48 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:19 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:19:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, former CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation Task Force. President Donald Trum...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, former CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation Task Force. President Donald Trum...

    Trump also threatened to yank the clearances of a handful of individuals, including former top intelligence and law enforcement officials, as well as a current member of the Justice Department.

    Trump also threatened to yank the clearances of a handful of individuals, including former top intelligence and law enforcement officials, as well as a current member of the Justice Department.

  • Colorado man arrested after pregnant wife, 2 children vanish

    Colorado man arrested after pregnant wife, 2 children vanish

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:05 AM EDT2018-08-16 08:05:05 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:17 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:17:21 GMT
    The man's pregnant wife, 34-year-old Shanann Watts, and their two daughters, 4-year-old Bella and 3-year-old Celeste were reported missing Monday.The man's pregnant wife, 34-year-old Shanann Watts, and their two daughters, 4-year-old Bella and 3-year-old Celeste were reported missing Monday.

    Authorities say the husband of a missing family in Colorado has been arrested in connection with the case.

    Authorities say the husband of a missing family in Colorado has been arrested in connection with the case.

  • Passengers off quarantined American flight in Nashville; Huckabee jokes it's 'Russians'

    Passengers off quarantined American flight in Nashville; Huckabee jokes it's 'Russians'

    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:23 AM EDT2018-08-16 13:23:29 GMT

    Passengers were held on board an American flight at Nashville International Airport while it was determined whether they had been exposed to illness. 

    Passengers were held on board an American flight at Nashville International Airport while it was determined whether they had been exposed to illness. 

  • Girl gets hold of mom's Amazon account, goes on epic Barbie shopping spree

    Girl gets hold of mom's Amazon account, goes on epic Barbie shopping spree

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:44 AM EDT2018-08-16 07:44:25 GMT

    A little girl in Utah ordered “close to $400 worth of stuff” on her mom’s Amazon account.

    A little girl in Utah ordered “close to $400 worth of stuff” on her mom’s Amazon account.

  • Teen accused of killing 7-year-old nephew after he lay on her bed

    Teen accused of killing 7-year-old nephew after he lay on her bed

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:26 AM EDT2018-08-16 07:26:18 GMT
    The suspect is accused of putting her hand over 7-year-old Jordan Vong's mouth and plugging his nose until he stopped moving after pushing him off the bed. (Source: KMGH/Family photos/CNN)The suspect is accused of putting her hand over 7-year-old Jordan Vong's mouth and plugging his nose until he stopped moving after pushing him off the bed. (Source: KMGH/Family photos/CNN)

    The 16-year-old is accused of putting her hand over the boy’s mouth and plugging his nose until he stopped moving after pushing him off the bed.

    The 16-year-old is accused of putting her hand over the boy’s mouth and plugging his nose until he stopped moving after pushing him off the bed.

  • Police save baby from hot car outside RI casino; mother arrested

    Police save baby from hot car outside RI casino; mother arrested

    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:20 AM EDT2018-08-16 05:20:47 GMT
    Police say the mother told them she ran into the casino to grab her keys, but she was inside for more than an hour and a half. (Source: WJAR/CNN)Police say the mother told them she ran into the casino to grab her keys, but she was inside for more than an hour and a half. (Source: WJAR/CNN)

    Police say the mother told them she ran into the casino to grab her keys, but she was inside for more than an hour and a half.

    Police say the mother told them she ran into the casino to grab her keys, but she was inside for more than an hour and a half.

  • Cable guy shoots suspected robber in Houston neighborhood

    Cable guy shoots suspected robber in Houston neighborhood

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:36 PM EDT2018-08-16 02:36:01 GMT

    An 18-year-old suspect was shot after he and another person tried to rob two cable repairmen in north Houston, police said.

    An 18-year-old suspect was shot after he and another person tried to rob two cable repairmen in north Houston, police said.

  • Family sues for $50 million over wrongful cremation

    Family sues for $50 million over wrongful cremation

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:06 PM EDT2018-08-16 01:06:53 GMT

    The lawsuit alleges the funeral home not only mistakenly cremated the body, but then tried to cover it up, and even gave the ashes to the wrong family.

    The lawsuit alleges the funeral home not only mistakenly cremated the body, but then tried to cover it up, and even gave the ashes to the wrong family.

  • Sign tries to shame Sam Adams brewery over Trump association

    Sign tries to shame Sam Adams brewery over Trump association

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 7:09 PM EDT2018-08-15 23:09:57 GMT

    The sign says “Shame!” and “Sam Adams (heart) Trump.” It’s a response to Jim Koch, the founder of Sam Adams producer Boston Beer Company, endorsing Trump’s tax cuts.

    The sign says “Shame!” and “Sam Adams (heart) Trump.” It’s a response to Jim Koch, the founder of Sam Adams producer Boston Beer Company, endorsing Trump’s tax cuts.

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  • 6 Around Town - Thursday, August 16

    6 Around Town - Thursday, August 16

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:38 AM EDT2018-08-16 15:38:41 GMT
    It's Thursday, August 16, 2018 and there is plenty to do around town. (Source: RNN Texoma)It's Thursday, August 16, 2018 and there is plenty to do around town. (Source: RNN Texoma)
    It's Thursday, August 16, 2018 and there is plenty to do around town. (Source: RNN Texoma)It's Thursday, August 16, 2018 and there is plenty to do around town. (Source: RNN Texoma)

    It's Thursday, August 16, and the weekend is right around the corner. But you do not have to wait until it gets here to have fun.  

    It's Thursday, August 16, and the weekend is right around the corner. But you do not have to wait until it gets here to have fun.  

  • The Latest on Weekend Rain Chances

    The Latest on Weekend Rain Chances

    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:39 AM EDT2018-08-16 09:39:58 GMT
    Source KAUZSource KAUZ

    Temperatures are heating back up close to 100 in the afternoon, just in time of back to school! There will also be some hit and miss storms around, especially tomorrow afternoon and again Friday into Saturday. 

    Temperatures are heating back up close to 100 in the afternoon, just in time of back to school! There will also be some hit and miss storms around, especially tomorrow afternoon and again Friday into Saturday. 

  • Three WFISD schools removed fron 'IR' list

    Three WFISD schools show improvement

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-08-16 04:43:03 GMT
    (Source:KAUZ)(Source:KAUZ)

    Three WFISD schools are now off the ‘Improvement Required Campus’ list. 

    Three WFISD schools are now off the ‘Improvement Required Campus’ list. 

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  • Nevada Democrats hope Latinos can propel them to victory

    Nevada Democrats hope Latinos can propel them to victory

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:18 AM EDT2018-08-16 06:18:18 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:18 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:18:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). In this Aug. 15, 2018, photo, Maria Nieto, right, and Alma Romo, second from left, register people to vote in Las Vegas. Democrats in Nevada are working to register and engage Latino voters ahead of this year's midterms, hoping ...(AP Photo/John Locher). In this Aug. 15, 2018, photo, Maria Nieto, right, and Alma Romo, second from left, register people to vote in Las Vegas. Democrats in Nevada are working to register and engage Latino voters ahead of this year's midterms, hoping ...
    Nevada Democrats are working to register and engage Latino voters ahead of this year's midterms, hoping to re-create the big wins the state's Hispanic and immigrant community helped deliver in 2016.
    Nevada Democrats are working to register and engage Latino voters ahead of this year's midterms, hoping to re-create the big wins the state's Hispanic and immigrant community helped deliver in 2016.
  • Pawlenty loss shows Minnesota GOP's reluctance to coronate

    Pawlenty loss shows Minnesota GOP's reluctance to coronate

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:56 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:56:09 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:18 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:18:49 GMT
    (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP). Tim Pawlenty stands with his wife, Mary, background left, and running mate Michelle Fischbach as he concedes his run for governor at his election night gathering at Granite City Food and Brewery, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 201...(Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP). Tim Pawlenty stands with his wife, Mary, background left, and running mate Michelle Fischbach as he concedes his run for governor at his election night gathering at Granite City Food and Brewery, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 201...
    Minnesota voters have rejected Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty's quest to win back his old job, effectively ending the one-time presidential candidate's political career.
    Minnesota voters have rejected Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty's quest to win back his old job, effectively ending the one-time presidential candidate's political career.
  • Republicans blast Pearl Jam poster of burning White House

    Republicans blast Pearl Jam poster of burning White House

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:51 PM EDT2018-08-15 16:51:31 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:16 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:16:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump speaks in Utica, N.Y., Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at a joint fundraising committee reception in Utica, N.Y.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump speaks in Utica, N.Y., Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at a joint fundraising committee reception in Utica, N.Y.
    Republicans are condemning a poster by Pearl Jam that shows the White House in flames and a bald eagle pecking at a skeleton they say is meant to depict President Donald Trump.
    Republicans are condemning a poster by Pearl Jam that shows the White House in flames and a bald eagle pecking at a skeleton they say is meant to depict President Donald Trump.

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