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Aggies Get $5 Million Bioenergy Grant

Updated: 07/09/2007 - Governor Rick Perry awarded a $5 million grant to Texas A&M for bioenergy research and biofuel advancements on Monday. The money comes from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund.

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Gambling Machines Seized in Montgomery County

Posted: 07/09/2007 - More than 40 gambling machines were seized and four people arrested Monday in a raid on a Montgomery County game room. Sheriff investigators showed up unannounced at the Triple 8 arcade in Porter where they confiscated 8-liner machines and $2,700.

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Centerville Woman Named Miss Texas

Updated: 07/09/2007 - She may come from a small town, but her beauty, poise and talent are as big as Texas. That's what the judges thought Sunday night when they named Centerville resident Molly Hazlett, 20, as this year's Miss Texas.

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Trial Begins for Accused Child Rapist

Updated: 07/09/2007 - Jury selection began Monday in Bryan for a Dallas-area man charged in a brutal attack on a Bryan toddler. Jerry Rangel faces several felony charges, including a count of aggravated sexual assault of a child.

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Fugitive Child Molester Back in U.S. Custody

Posted: 07/09/2007 - NEWARK, New Jersey (CNN) -- The most "far-flung and exotic fugitive investigation ever conducted by the U.S. Marshals Service" ended early Sunday with convicted child molester Alan Horowitz in custody on U.S. soil. Officers from the U.S. Marshals service arrested the 60-year-old at Newark Liberty International Airport after a 15-hour flight from New Delhi, India.

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Volunteers Hard at Work in the Midwest

Posted: 07/09/2007 - (AP) The spirit of volunteerism is thriving in the heartland, but not so much on the coasts. Minneapolis-St. Paul has highest rate, followed by Salt Lake City; Austin, Texas; Omaha, Nebraska, and Seattle.

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Ex-El Paso Official Pleads to Corruption

Posted: 07/09/2007 - EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A former El Paso County commissioner pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud and wire fraud for accepting bribes in exchange for votes, the latest plea in an ongoing public corruption investigation. In recent months, the FBI has raided the offices of El Paso County Judge Anthony Cobos, two county commissioners and other local officials.

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Dual Language Programs in Texas Schools

Posted: 07/09/2007 - AUSTIN — Students trying to learn English and those who already speak the language are typically separated into different classrooms at most schools. But a dual language immersion program state lawmakers approved this session will pair those children together in an effort to help all of them become bilingual. The six-year pilot program will be tried out in up to 10 Texas public school districts and 30 campuses.

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Landscaper Killed After Rope Severs Arm

Posted: 07/09/2007 - WICHITA FALLS, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a rope sharply snapped and severed the arm of a Wichita Falls landscaper who later died. Wichita Falls police say 47-year-old Alex Max Hutchison had been hired to help remove some shrubs from a lawn. In an effort to uproot one plant, workers tried pulling it out of the ground with a rope attached to a truck.

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Hitman in Murder-for-Hire Plot Set to Die

Posted: 07/09/2007 - HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A hitman who was paid two-thousand dollars to kill a Texas woman in 1992 is set to be executed Tuesday. Rolando Ruiz would be the 19th prisoner to receive lethal injection this year in Texas, the nation's busiest death penalty state.

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Sheehan Promises Run Against House Speaker Pelosi

Posted: 07/09/2007 - CRAWFORD, Texas (AP) - Peace activist Cindy Sheehan plans an official candidacy announcement Tuesday. Sheehan told The Associated Press she plans to run against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unless the lawmaker moves to oust President Bush.

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New Round of Flash Flooding Closes Texas Roads

Posted: 07/09/2007 - DALLAS (AP) - Strong thunderstorms have taken another swing at North Texas. Hico Mayor Lavern Tooley says the city got hit with some major flooding. Heavy rains also temporarily closed roads in Glen Rose.

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Nurse Charged with Sexual Assault of Two Patients

Posted: 07/09/2007 - WACO, Texas (AP) - A nurse accused of sexually assaulting two Waco hospital patients had been jailed. 41-year-old Horreese Bailey, of Mexia, faces charges of sexual assault and aggravated sexual assault. He was being held in the McLennan County Jail.

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History Through Rose Colored Glasses

Updated: 07/09/2007 - Centuries ago, MSC Forsyth Center Galleries Director Tim Novak said glassmakers learned reheating glass after it cooled down could sometimes result in disappointment and in an eye catching surprise. "These guys would take the same piece of glass and put it back in the furnace and heat it up again which means it could crack, it could explode," Novak said.

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Brayton Fire Field Hosting International Fire Training Week

Updated: 07/09/2007 - Hundreds of firefighters from across the world have converged in College Station. Members of fire crews from Mexico, Centeral America and Spain registered for Spanish Fire Training School hosted by the Texas Engineering Extension Service.

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South Dakota Fire Claims a Life

Updated: 07/09/2007 - SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - One person is dead, and 20 homes have been destroyed, as a result of fire that's burned about eight square miles in southwestern South Dakota. Residents of about 50 homes have fled the blaze, which has injured two firefighters. It began Saturday.

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Bail Denied for Firefighter Charged in Fireworks Shooting

Updated: 07/08/2007 - Bail has been denied for an Ohio firefighter charged with killing three people, including a former College Station resident. Police say the shooting early Thursday morning was apparently rompted by anger over fireworks and a loud party at the house of errance Hough's neighbor.

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Pair Faces Felony Drug Charges After Bryan Sting

Updated: 07/08/2007 - A Bryan man and woman are charged with felony drug possession after a police sting operation. Larry Joe Tennell, 31, and Ella Henry-Griffin, 33, were arrested Friday by Bryan's Directed Deployment Team.

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