Posted: 11/21/2006 - The Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding Thanksgiving holiday travelers to buckle their seat belts -- and don't drink and drive. DPS is again taking part in the national holiday safety program called Operation CARE.
Updated: 11/21/2006 - Several Bryan-College Station nail salons have found themselves under the microscope. On November 15 and 16, the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation or TDLR conducted an inspection of nine nail salons following an anonymous complaint.
Posted: 11/21/2006 - Southwest Airlines sees US Airways' eight-billion dollar hostile merger bid for Delta Air Lines as an opportunity for the Dallas-based airline to make inroads on the East Coast. Spokeswoman Edna Ruano says Southwest founder and board chairman Herb Kelleher has called the CEOs of both airlines to express interest in any assets that might become available.
Posted: 11/21/2006 - Thanksgiving came early Tuesday morning for local residents involved in the agriculture industry. The Taste of the Brazos Membership Breakfast was held at the Brazos Center for those who grow, produce, and sell agricultural products to the Brazos Valley.
Posted: 11/21/2006 - Both sides have rested in the Houston retrial of a trucker accused in the nation's deadliest human smuggling attempt. The federal jury has the rest of the holiday week off in the Tyrone Williams case. He did not testify.
Posted: 11/21/2006 - A Pflugerville-area woman condemned over the 1994 slaying of a boy she was babysitting faces execution April 18th. A judge in Austin set the execution date for 49-year-old Cathy Lynn Henderson. The body of three-month-old Brandon Baugh was found in a wine cooler carton and buried in a field outside Temple.
Updated: 11/20/2006 - The Federal Courthouse in downtown Waco was quarantined after a suspicious powder was discovered Monday, but authorities say the substance was not a chemical or biological toxin. Two employees and two firefighters exposed to the substance were hospitalized as a precaution.
Updated: 11/20/2006 - A plan in the works by area school districts could bring a new wireless internet service to the area. Bryan, College Station and Hearne ISDs will team up to either rent or sell low powered channels each of the districts own.
Updated: 11/20/2006 - A controversy has been brewing in Navasota. A Residential Treatment Center operated by Gardener's Kids Center may open outside the city. The center is designed for at-risk boys. Most of the boys would have special needs, like behavioral problems and mental disorders.
Posted: 11/20/2006 - A man driving a fuel tanker was killed in a fiery wreck near downtown Dallas when his truck struck a car on the side of the freeway. The accident happened Sunday morning. Thirty-seven-year-old Charles Luckey of Garland died.
Posted: 11/20/2006 - Harris County authorities are looking for a man suspected of fatally shooting an 8-year-old girl and wounding her 10-year-old sister during a confrontation with the girls' father. The man suspected of shooting them, 18-year-old Nashal Leonard, is the boyfriend of the girls' 15-year-old sister.
Posted: 11/20/2006 - President Bush's choice to head the Pentagon goes back up to Capitol Hill today. Robert Gates may not find the going as smooth as he did Friday, when top Senate Democrat Harry Reid was among those endorsing him.
Posted: 11/19/2006 - WASHINGTON (AP) - Congressman Steny Hoyer says he will seek assurances from incoming House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that she won't retaliate against his supporters after he won the chamber's number-two leadership post.
Updated: 11/20/2006 - A Brazos County man is dead after a one-car accident in College Station. It happened about 5:30 p.m., Sunday, on Rock Prairie Road near Bird Pond road. Preliminary evidence indicates that Leroy Rodriguez, 51, lost consciousness due to a possible heart attack, and was pinned in his vehicle following the accident, according to College Station police officials.
Posted: 11/19/2006 - Voices and songs of praise have filled the walls of the First Christian Church of Bryan-College Station for 140 years now. On its anniversary the church celebrated with music, songs of thanksgiving, communion, and prayer.
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