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Bryan Selects Finalists for Key City Positions

Updated: 06/16/2007 - Two high-profile positions within the city of Bryan are up for grabs, and interviews begin next week. That's after finalists were named Friday for both the chief of police and the newly created public works director position.

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Local Man's Green Thumb Becomes Internet Success

Updated: 06/16/2007 - A Bryan man's green thumb has become a world-wide web success. Seven years ago, gardner Dave Whitinger would search the web for places to trade and buy seeds and plants.

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Duke Prosecutor Nifong Quits Amid Ethics Trial

Updated: 06/15/2007 - RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - After acknowledging that he made blunders during the Duke lacrosse rape case, prosecutor Mike Nifong says he is stepping down from his post as district attorney of Durham County, North Carolina. He made the tearful announcement from the witness stand of his ethics trial, saying his "community has suffered enough."

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State Gas Prices Continue to Decline

Posted: 06/15/2007 - Retail gasoline prices fell this week across Texas for the third week in a row after reaching record levels.

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Texas Man with TB Found, Getting Treatment

Posted: 06/15/2007 - HOUSTON (AP) - Texas officials say a man with tuberculosis is in protective custody and undergoing treatment in San Antonio. Experts say Lemone Yowman's form of the disease is different than the drug-resistant strain an Atlanta lawyer is being treated for.

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Legislator Calls for Outside Review of Houston Crime Lab

Posted: 06/15/2007 - HOUSTON (AP) - A state lawmaker from Houston says local authorities should accept a recommendation to appoint a "special master" to review hundreds of criminal cases believed to be tainted by problems in the police crime lab. Houston Mayor Bill White, Police Chief Harold Hurtt and Harris County District Attorney Chuck Rosenthal have said they don't see a need for the independent monitor called for in a report issued this week.

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Eleven Arrested in College Station Drug Bust

Posted: 06/15/2007 - A drug bust in College Station puts eleven people behind bars. Acting on a search warrant Thursday afternoon, investigators with the College Station Police Department's Special Investigations Unit responded to a residence in the 800 block of Val Verde. There they found a marijuana growing operation, consisting of ten plants.

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Bryan's Most Wanted Now in Custody

Updated: 06/15/2007 - A man we first reported to you Wednesday night as being one of Bryan's most wanted is now in police custody.

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Old Glory Retired

Updated: 06/15/2007 - Flag Day was celebrated Thursday across America and here in the Brazos Valley. The American Legion, Earl Graham Post 159, along with the Brazos Heritage Society held a flag retirement ceremony at Heritage Park in Bryan.

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McCain Makes Stop in Aggieland

Updated: 06/14/2007 - The man known for the "straight-talk express" is hoping to get on track in Texas. Senator John McCain touched down at Easterwood Airport Thursday evening, and he brought a familiar face back to Aggieland.

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Toll Roads Approved Even After Moratorium

Posted: 06/14/2007 - Texas transportation officials Thursday approved more than 80 toll road projects. All are expected to use some private financing.

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Perry Names New Secretary of State

Posted: 06/14/2007 - Governor Rick Perry Thursday named top aide Phil Wilson to succeed Roger Williams as Texas secretary of state.

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Officials Seek Port Arthur Man for TB Treatment

Posted: 06/14/2007 - PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) - Authorities are seeking a Port Arthur man who has been ordered by a judge to undergo treatment for tuberculosis at a San Antonio hospital. Doctor William George, the city health authority, says 32-year-old Lemone R. Yowman poses a public health threat and should be confined and treated immediately.

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Accident Stalls Traffic on Highway 6

Updated: 06/14/2007 - Traffic was backed up on Highway 6 Wednesday night following a one car accident. Police say a vehicle traveling south on Highway 6 veered into a support column under the Southwest Parkway overpass.

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Rabies Rises in Brazos County

Updated: 06/14/2007 - You don't have to crunch the numbers too much to realize Brazos County is in a crunch when it comes to rabies. The fatal disease that sometimes makes its way out of the wild has animal control experts on high alert.

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New Insight Into Alleged Murder Co-Conspirators

Updated: 06/14/2007 - The four suspects accused of plotting to murder a Montgomery County deputy were no strangers to the law. According to the grand jury indictment that led to their arrests, three of the alleged co-conspirators will face enhanced charges due to past criminal convictions.

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