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Bryan Candidates Make Their Voices Heard

Updated: 04/19/2007 - Candidates for Bryan City Council and the Bryan school board were given the opportunity to make their voices heard Wednesday evening. Topics ranged from education, to diversity, and the local economy.

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Caldwell Going Smoke-Free

Updated: 04/18/2007 - It is official--no smoking signs will be going up around Caldwell. The city council approved a no-smoking ordinance that goes into effect this summer.

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Should Guns Be Legal On College Campuses?

Updated: 04/20/2007 - The shooter in the Virginia Tech massacre bought the guns he used legally. Dave Burdett owner of Burdett and Son Outdoor Adventure Shop says Virginia gun laws could not have prevented what happened.

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B-CS Schools Ready for Campus Crisis

Updated: 04/18/2007 - Both the Bryan and College Station Independent School Districts say they are ready for an on-campus crisis. Bryan ISD officials say they have a crisis management plan. Staff frequently go over scenarios, and certain personnel are assigned to react in case of an emergency.

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Children Cope with Virginia Tech Massacre

Updated: 04/18/2007 - The Virginia Tech Shootings have raised questions among children. For most of them the massacre is the first during their lifetime. Now parents and teachers are faced with talking about something that is new and frightening.

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New Law Prompts New Position in Washington County

Updated: 04/18/2007 - The Washington County Commissioners created a new office of Elections Administrator Tuesday after county officials say the Help America Vote Act created problems for them with the election process.

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Police Search for Missing Buffalo Teen

Updated: 04/18/2007 - The Buffalo Police Department is asking for help in finding a missing Buffalo High School freshman. Police say Donna Gonzales, 15, was last seen March 31 around 2 p.m.

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Lay's Widow Lays Claim to Assets Government is Trying to Seize

Posted: 04/18/2007 - The widow of Enron's founder Kenneth Lay says she owns the assets the federal government is trying to seize. The assets are the target of a civil forfeiture action against her late husband's estate by the federal government. The government is trying to recover $12.7 million it claims were "proceeds of the fraud proven in the criminal case against Lay."

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Senate Deal Would Allow Execution for Child Predators

Posted: 04/18/2007 - A compromise bill in the state Senate would permit the death penalty for offenders who repeatedly prey on children. It would allow the death penalty only for those twice convicted of raping a child 13 or younger.

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CS's East Side Discusses Possible Traffic Options

Updated: 04/17/2007 - Talks on transportation continue on the east side of College Station. Planners and consultants with the city laid out a trio of potential plans for future transportation east of Highway 6.

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Aggies Reaching Out To Virginia Tech

Updated: 04/17/2007 - Across the nation flags are flying at half staff. It is one way to pay tribute to those killed in Monday shootings in Virginia. In Aggieland students reached out in other ways.

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Tax Day Produces Few Lines for Procrastinators

Updated: 04/17/2007 - Procrastinators who waited until Tuesday to file their tax returns, surprisingly faced short lines at the Bryan Post Office. Officials with the post office say they saw relatively small crowds throughout the early morning and afternoon hours.

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Area College Campuses Plan for the Worst

Updated: 04/17/2007 - The tragic shooting at Virginia Tech raises the question, how safe are our local college campuses? News 3 wanted to know just how prepared the colleges are and how quickly they can get information to their faculty, staff and students.

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Threatening Note Prompts Closure of St. Edward's

Updated: 04/17/2007 - AUSTIN, Texas - Authorities evacuated the buildings on the Saint Edward's University campus in Austin Tuesday morning. A school official says that's after a threatening note was found in a restroom.

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NASA Aims for Four Shuttle Flights in 2007

Posted: 04/17/2007 - NASA will try to launch four space shuttle flights in 2007 to continue building the international space station. That's according to managers for the U.S. space agency. The targeted launch dates in 2007 will be June Eighth for Atlantis; August Ninth for Endeavour; October 20th for Discovery and December Sixth for Atlantis.

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Va. Tech Shooter Identified As Classmate

Updated: 04/17/2007 - BLACKSBURG, Va. - A Virginia Tech spokesman says the gunman was "a loner." And he says officials are having difficulty finding information about him. The shooter has been identified as 23-year-old Cho Seung-Hui, a senior from South Korea.

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Democrats Seek Oversight of Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Posted: 04/17/2007 - A group of Democratic lawmakers is calling for greater oversight of state-funded crisis pregnancy centers. The lawmakers say the centers may be misleading or deceiving women to discourage them from undergoing abortions.

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A&M Reacts to Va. Tech Tragedy

Posted: 04/17/2007 - A group of Texas A&M University students, reacting to the news of at least 30 people having been killed on the campus of Virginia Tech, have arranged for the Texas A&M community to send condolences to those affected by the tragedy.

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CDC Investigation Underway Into A&M Bioweapons Mishap

Updated: 04/17/2007 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating Texas A&M after the university apparently failed to report that a researcher had been infected with a bioweapons agent.

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Investigation Launched into A&M Professor's Death

Updated: 04/16/2007 - Unanswered questions surrounding the death of legendary Texas A&M professor, F. Albert Cotton, has sparked an investigation. Brazos County Sheriff Chris Kirk confirmed Monday, his office is investigating the death of Cotton who died in February.

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Tax Deadline Fast Approaching

Updated: 04/16/2007 - There are only a little over 24 hours to file tax returns. And even though most taxpayers have probably already paid Uncle Sam, the IRS says many wait until the very last minute.

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