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A city of east-central Texas south of Dallas-Fort Worth on the Brazos River. Founded in 1849, it grew as an outpost on the Chisholm Trail.
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(ˈweɪ koʊ)

a city in central Texas, on the Brazos River. 108,412.
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Noun1.Waco - a city in east central Texas
Lone-Star State, Texas, TX - the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
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It's about the 1993 standoff between the FBI, ATF, and the Branch Davidians in Waco, Texas
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Waco bought the property for $810,000 in September 2016 and began construction in January.
The Holiday Inn Express and Suites hotels is in Legends Crossing, one of the fastest-developing areas of Waco. Legends Crossing is a 150-acre mixed use development next to Baylor Scott and White Medical Center Hillcrest, less than a ten-minute drive from Baylor University, downtown Waco, and the famous Magnolia Market.
The company's $200 million expansion to its Waco facility adds 322,000 square feet of manufacturing space, nearly doubling its footprint.
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LBJ's Austin and Hill Country region, while plagued by segregation, held more tolerant elements than Poage's Waco. Johnson grew up exposed to a large German population in the Hill Country, which historically had rejected the inclinations of the Old Confederacy.
Gang members hid weapons in sacks of flour and bags of chips at the Twin Peaks restaurant, where they attacked each other in a fight that was likely set off by a smoldering turf battle, Waco Police said, reports Reuters.
Waco police said on Facebook that no officers were injured at the deadly Twin Peaks restaurant fight, without immediately providing further details.
The violence erupted shortly after noon at a busy Waco marketplace along an interstate highway that draws a large lunchtime crowd.