Updated: 10/02/2006 - October is breast cancer awareness month. To mark that, and to help spread awareness, ice legend and breast cancer survivor Peggy Fleming spoke to a packed crowd at the Hilton Monday morning. Her visit was part of the 4th annual Surviving and Thriving Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon.
Updated: 10/02/2006 - Each October, in conjunction with National Fire Prevention Month, fallen fire heroes are honored. Those fire fighters from across Texas, who died in the line of duty, were honored Monday in College Station.College Station Fire Department hosted the event at Fire Station 2. The service was a tribute to eight Texas firefighters who lost their lives in the line of duty in 2005.
Updated: 10/02/2006 - Statistics show 12 football players die nationwide every year. Three players have died in Houston within the last couple of weeks, and the Brazos Valley has had its share of scares. Friday a Hempstead football player collapsed during the game because of exhaustion, and last month Austin Westlake's Matt Nadar was revived during an A&M Consolidated football game.
Posted: 10/02/2006 - College Station police are looking for two men they believe are responsible for a morning burglary. According to authorities, around 9:30 a.m. Monday two black men broke into an apartment in the 400 block of University Oaks Boulevard and demanded money from the resident.
Posted: 10/01/2006 - Brazos County Commissioners will once again consider the burn ban this week. Commissioners lifted the ban last week after some much-needed rain in the area, but said the ban would stay on future agendas until more rain reduced the wildfire concern.
Updated: 10/02/2006 - College Station Police are on the lookout for a robbery suspect, after a man tried to steal a woman's purse Sunday morning. The victim told police she was walking to her home at Doux Chene Apartments in the 2100 block of Harvey Mitchell Parkway just before 1 a.m. when the man grabbed her purse.
Posted: 09/30/2006 - You can ask any Aggie fan and they will tell you that there is nothing like game day. The color maroon blankets the Brazos Valley, and dollars are flowing free as water.
Posted: 09/30/2006 - College Station authorities are searching for a suspect after an early Saturday morning stabbing. Police responded to the 100 block of Meadowland. The victim told authorities he was approached by a man outside an apartment.
Posted: 09/30/2006 - More cases of West Nile in the Brazos Valley, this time in Montgomery County. For the second time in two weeks, a human case has been reported, this one in the southern portion of the county according to health officials.
Posted: 09/30/2006 - Officials in Hempstead say football player Michael Thompson is out of the hospital after his collapse during Friday night's game. As we told you during Friday Football Fever, Thompson was on the field when he fell to the turf due to exhaustion.
Posted: 09/30/2006 - Saturday marked the last day for Banned Books Awareness Week. Half-Priced Books on Texas Avenue invited the public out to hear banned books read aloud.
Posted: 09/29/2006 - A well known American symbol made at stop in the Brazos Valley. On Friday the Anheuser-Busch Clydesdales spent the afternoon at Post Oak Mall. Residents had the opportunity to see and have photos taken with the world-famous horses.
Posted: 09/29/2006 - When people hear Texas A&M, most instantly think about agriculture and a number of faculty members fear that is exactly what potential students think. And they say that mindset is making a need to get the word out that the university is a whole lot more.
Posted: 09/29/2006 - A former Texas A&M Corps of Cadet convicted of sexual assault was sentenced Friday to 18 years in prison. The same jury found Elton Yarbrough guilty Thursday of raping a fellow Texas A&M student in 2004.
Posted: 09/29/2006 - Members of the local media were given an all-day crash course of training with Texas Task Force 1 Thursday. In the future, the rescue team hopes to embed the media as they deploy on these live-saving missions.
Posted: 09/29/2006 - Bryan ISD made a ceremonial start Friday to the construction of its fourth middle school. School officials broke ground on Davila Middle School at the intersection of Texas Avenue and Earl Rudder Freeway.
Posted: 09/29/2006 - College Station has filled its second assistant city manager opening. Kathy Merrill will fill the spot. Merrill is currently the assistant city manager in Abilene, a job she's held since 2002. She has spent the last 12 years on Abilene's staff.
Posted: 09/29/2006 - A lawyer for Anna Nicole Smith says that the reality TV star hopes that others will learn from her son's death. The Bahamian attorney for Smith -- Wayne Munroe -- says that Smith believes a pathologist's conclusion that her son died from an accidental lethal combination of drugs shows he didn't commit suicide.
Posted: 09/29/2006 - Mexican officials say a US proposal to build miles of border fence will damage relations between the two countries. The Foreign Relations Department says it is "deeply worried" about the proposal, adding it will "increase tension in border communities."
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