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  • Cold Front Delivers Cooler Tuesday

    Cold Front Delivers Cooler Tuesday

    Tuesday, December 12 2017 5:56 AM EST2017-12-12 10:56:39 GMT
    Source KAUZSource KAUZ

    After a high of 72 in Wichita Falls Monday, today will be noticeably cooler thanks to an overnight cold front. We're waking up to a cold north wind today, with wind chills in the low 30s. Today will  be a sunny day and not necessarily windy.

    After a high of 72 in Wichita Falls Monday, today will be noticeably cooler thanks to an overnight cold front. We're waking up to a cold north wind today, with wind chills in the low 30s. Today will  be a sunny day and not necessarily windy.

  • Y Minute: YMCA Close to Breaking Ground

    Y Minute: YMCA Close to Breaking Ground

    Tuesday, February 28 2017 11:37 AM EST2017-02-28 16:37:57 GMT

     There's been a lot of discussion about the plans for the new YMCA campus and the YMCA is about ready to put those plans into action. 

     There's been a lot of discussion about the plans for the new YMCA campus and the YMCA is about ready to put those plans into action. 

  • Y Minute: Children Getting a Head Start on Education

    Y Minute: Children Getting a Head Start on Education

    Monday, February 20 2017 12:15 PM EST2017-02-20 17:15:34 GMT

    Traditionally, education starts at kindergarten but at the YMCA they have a program to help kids prepare for school while the parents are at work.  

    Traditionally, education starts at kindergarten but at the YMCA they have a program to help kids prepare for school while the parents are at work.  

  • Y Minute: Age is Only A Number

    Y Minute: Age is Only A Number

    Monday, February 13 2017 7:07 PM EST2017-02-14 00:07:49 GMT

    The YMCA is an organization that provides fitness to people of all ages, even those who are in their 90s proving you're never too old to stay in shape.  

    The YMCA is an organization that provides fitness to people of all ages, even those who are in their 90s proving you're never too old to stay in shape.  

  • Y Minute: Spring Baseball

    Y Minute: Spring Baseball

    Monday, February 6 2017 11:59 AM EST2017-02-06 16:59:07 GMT

    The YMCA will be starting their spring baseball season in the beginning of April as well and hope to continue on the success they've seen over the past few years.

    The YMCA will be starting their spring baseball season in the beginning of April as well and hope to continue on the success they've seen over the past few years.

  • Y Minute: Swimming and Water Safety Lessons

    Y Minute: Swimming and Water Safety Lessons

    Monday, January 30 2017 12:03 PM EST2017-01-30 17:03:00 GMT
    The calendar may still be showing winter but spring and summer are months away. Soon pools and lakes around Texoma will be filling up but to enjoy the water to the fullest as a family this year, everyone needs to know how to swim.  "Most of the time what I teach is water safety. Swimming yes, but what if you're pushed into the water. What are you going to do?" said Camille Moody, a swimming instructor at the YMCA.    Camille Moody has been teaching swimming...
    The calendar may still be showing winter but spring and summer are months away. Soon pools and lakes around Texoma will be filling up but to enjoy the water to the fullest as a family this year, everyone needs to know how to swim.  "Most of the time what I teach is water safety. Swimming yes, but what if you're pushed into the water. What are you going to do?" said Camille Moody, a swimming instructor at the YMCA.    Camille Moody has been teaching swimming...
  • Y Minute: LIVESTRONG Program

    Y Minute: LIVESTRONG Program

    Thursday, January 19 2017 5:22 PM EST2017-01-19 22:22:05 GMT

    According to livestrong.org, one of the top concerns among cancer survivors was the difficulty of returning to physical activity after treatment. So in 2007, LIVESTRONG partnered with the YMCA all across the nation to help cancer survivors.  The Wichita Falls YMCA offers one of these classes.

    According to livestrong.org, one of the top concerns among cancer survivors was the difficulty of returning to physical activity after treatment. So in 2007, LIVESTRONG partnered with the YMCA all across the nation to help cancer survivors.  The Wichita Falls YMCA offers one of these classes.

  • Y-Minute: Fitness Showcase

    Y-Minute: Fitness Showcase

    Tuesday, January 10 2017 5:31 PM EST2017-01-10 22:31:41 GMT

     The YMCA in Wichita Falls is hosting a Fitness Showcase this Saturday giving you a chance to see and try different fitness classes. 

     The YMCA in Wichita Falls is hosting a Fitness Showcase this Saturday giving you a chance to see and try different fitness classes. 

  • Y Minute: Body Pump Series 100

    Y Minute: Body Pump Series 100

    Tuesday, January 10 2017 5:30 PM EST2017-01-10 22:30:29 GMT

    There are many ways to get fit in the New Year and the YMCA in Wichita Falls is looking to add another one to the list. 

    There are many ways to get fit in the New Year and the YMCA in Wichita Falls is looking to add another one to the list. 

  • Y-Minute: Early Childhood and School-Age Programs

    Y-Minute: Early Childhood and School-Age Programs

    Tuesday, December 6 2016 1:41 PM EST2016-12-06 18:41:47 GMT

    The YMCA's Early Childhood and School-Age Center is home to the Early Childhood and School-Age Programs. These programs help young children get ready for their next steps in education. 

    The YMCA's Early Childhood and School-Age Center is home to the Early Childhood and School-Age Programs. These programs help young children get ready for their next steps in education. 

  • Y Minute: YMCA East Branch

    Y Minute: YMCA East Branch

    Tuesday, December 6 2016 1:41 PM EST2016-12-06 18:41:47 GMT

    The YMCA East Branch has a new Branch Director and is looking to improve the branch. 

    The YMCA East Branch has a new Branch Director and is looking to improve the branch. 

  • Y Minute: Performance Specialists

    Y Minute: Performance Specialists

    Tuesday, December 6 2016 1:41 PM EST2016-12-06 18:41:47 GMT

    While the YMCA has a gym equipped with weights and other machines used for personal fitness, for some it's hard to figure out a way to mix them together and have a successful workout. 

    While the YMCA has a gym equipped with weights and other machines used for personal fitness, for some it's hard to figure out a way to mix them together and have a successful workout. 

  • Y Minute: YMCA Baseball

    Y Minute: YMCA Baseball

    Tuesday, December 6 2016 1:41 PM EST2016-12-06 18:41:47 GMT

    The Major League Baseball Playoffs start next week but here in Wichita Falls, the YMCA has just begun their baseball Fall League. 

    The Major League Baseball Playoffs start next week but here in Wichita Falls, the YMCA has just begun their baseball Fall League. 

  • Y-Minute: Boot Camp and 5K

    Y-Minute: Boot Camp and 5K

    Tuesday, December 6 2016 1:41 PM EST2016-12-06 18:41:47 GMT

    The YMCA is looking to increase their community outreach by hosting a five week boot camp but it’s not your average boot camp.

    The YMCA is looking to increase their community outreach by hosting a five week boot camp but it’s not your average boot camp.

  • Y-Minute: CPR Classes

    Y-Minute: CPR Classes

    Tuesday, December 6 2016 1:41 PM EST2016-12-06 18:41:47 GMT

    When health emergencies occur, every second counts and sometimes by the time first responders arrive it's too late. That's why the YMCA teaches classes on CPR and First Aid. 

    When health emergencies occur, every second counts and sometimes by the time first responders arrive it's too late. That's why the YMCA teaches classes on CPR and First Aid. 

  • Y Minute: YMCA Closing in on Fundraising Goal

    Y Minute: YMCA Closing in on Fundraising Goal

    Tuesday, December 6 2016 1:41 PM EST2016-12-06 18:41:46 GMT

    The YMCA in Wichita Falls has been raising money through their Capital Campaign but there’s still the need to close the gap in funding.

    The YMCA in Wichita Falls has been raising money through their Capital Campaign but there’s still the need to close the gap in funding.

  • Y Minute: School Age Kid Program

    Y Minute: School Age Kid Program

    Tuesday, December 6 2016 1:41 PM EST2016-12-06 18:41:46 GMT

    School is back in session in Wichita Falls and that means morning and afternoon car lines. For some parents, it's hard to balance their job while getting their child to and from school. The YMCA in Wichita Falls would like to help with that.

    School is back in session in Wichita Falls and that means morning and afternoon car lines. For some parents, it's hard to balance their job while getting their child to and from school. The YMCA in Wichita Falls would like to help with that.

  • Y-Minute: Miracle League

    Y-Minute: Miracle League

    Tuesday, December 6 2016 1:41 PM EST2016-12-06 18:41:46 GMT

    The start of the 2016 Miracle League season is almost a month away and soon special need kids all across Texoma will be grabbing their bats and gloves to head to the field. 

    The start of the 2016 Miracle League season is almost a month away and soon special need kids all across Texoma will be grabbing their bats and gloves to head to the field. 

  • Y-Minute: Basketball

    Y-Minute: Basketball

    Tuesday, December 6 2016 1:41 PM EST2016-12-06 18:41:46 GMT

    Gyms all across Texoma will be coming to life soon as teams begin practice for the upcoming basketball season. 

    Gyms all across Texoma will be coming to life soon as teams begin practice for the upcoming basketball season. 

  • Y Minute: Silver Sneakers

    Y Minute: Silver Sneakers

    Tuesday, December 6 2016 1:41 PM EST2016-12-06 18:41:45 GMT
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    Exercise is good for your health, no matter the age. At the YMCA, classes are available for folks in their golden years to get out of the house and spend time exercising with friends.

    Exercise is good for your health, no matter the age. At the YMCA, classes are available for folks in their golden years to get out of the house and spend time exercising with friends.

  • The Y minute: Gymnastic Center

    The Y minute: Gymnastic Center

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  • US students turn grief into tech startup after France attack

    US students turn grief into tech startup after France attack

    Saturday, August 11 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-08-11 15:34:37 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-08-14 18:54:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). University of California students, from left, Anjali Banerjee, Alice Ma and Tyler Heintz walk near the university's campus Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in, Berkeley, Calif. The students who were in Nice, France when a terror...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). University of California students, from left, Anjali Banerjee, Alice Ma and Tyler Heintz walk near the university's campus Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in, Berkeley, Calif. The students who were in Nice, France when a terror...

    University of California, Berkeley students who were in the French city of Nice when a man drove a 19-ton truck through the crowd, killing their classmate and 85 other people, have turned their grief into building...

    University of California, Berkeley students who were in the French city of Nice when a man drove a 19-ton truck through the crowd, killing their classmate and 85 other people, have turned their grief into building a tech startup to fight terrorism.

  • Injured WFPD officer has been approved for surgery

    Injured WFPD officer has been approved for surgery

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-08-14 18:51:55 GMT
    WFPD Officer Tim Putney will have hack surgery within next 30 days. (Source: KAUZ)WFPD Officer Tim Putney will have hack surgery within next 30 days. (Source: KAUZ)
    WFPD Officer Tim Putney will have hack surgery within next 30 days. (Source: KAUZ)WFPD Officer Tim Putney will have hack surgery within next 30 days. (Source: KAUZ)

     On Monday, the family was notified Ofc. Putney would be able to have the procedure done within the next 30 days.

     On Monday, the family was notified Ofc. Putney would be able to have the procedure done within the next 30 days.

  • Nebraska becomes first state to use fentanyl in execution

    Nebraska becomes first state to use fentanyl in execution

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-08-14 18:33:46 GMT
    At 60, Carey Dean Moore spent more than half his life on death row. (Source: Nebraska Department of Correctional Services via AP, file)At 60, Carey Dean Moore spent more than half his life on death row. (Source: Nebraska Department of Correctional Services via AP, file)

    At 60, Carey Dean Moore spent more than half his life on death row.

    At 60, Carey Dean Moore spent more than half his life on death row.

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