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Dancing From Texas to New York

Updated: 07/15/2007 - Modern dance may not be as widespread as Christine Bergeron would like here in the Brazos Valley but the dance company she belongs to impressed the New York dance community. On the first try, the company was accepted to perform in the New York International Fringe Festival.

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Before Students, Bus Is Filled With Supplies

Posted: 07/14/2007 - The first event to prepare students for the up-coming school year was held Saturday morning. OfficeMax teamed up with the Bryan-College Station Junior League to help Stuff The Bus.

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Five Injured, One Seriously in Grimes County Accident

Updated: 07/15/2007 - Grimes County officials say five people were injured Saturday when two vehicles collided on Highway 30 near FM 2620. Officials say the driver of a truck traveling down Highway 30 slowed down to avoid two vehicles parked along the shoulder. The driver of a SUV behind the truck did not notice the driver had slowed down.

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Heavy Rains Wash Out Leon County Road

Updated: 07/14/2007 - Due to recent flooding, a part of FM 1146 in Leon County has washed away. The flood water has completely washed out the roadway approximately one mile north of U.S. 79 on FM 1146.

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CS Police Run Down Suspected Car Thieves

Updated: 07/13/2007 - A set of keys and tire rims may have been the smoking gun that landed a trio of men behind bars following a police pursuit in College Station Friday.

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Save the Date: Texas Reds Set Again

Posted: 07/13/2007 - The city of Bryan's first signature event was apparently so successful, they've already set the date for the second installment.

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Calvert Fire Becomes Criminal Investigation

Updated: 07/13/2007 - The Friday morning fire that inflicted serious damage on the Calvert City Hall was no accident. Fire investigators said it was intentionally set to cover up a burglary. But authorities still don't know what, if anything, was stolen.

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Edwards Secures Possible Funding for A&M Research Programs

Updated: 07/13/2007 - Two national research programs at Texas A&M may soon get a boost from Washington. Congressman Chet Edwards says he has secured $3 million in the 2008 Energy and Water Appropriations bill passed by the House Appropriations Committee Thursday.

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Study Shows Positive Outlook for Teens' Health and Well-Being

Posted: 07/13/2007 - (AP) Fewer high school students are having sex these days, and more are using condoms. The teen birth rate has hit a record low. More young people are finishing high school, too, and more little kids are being read to, according to the latest government snapshot on the well-being of the nation's children. It's good news on a number of key wellness indicators, experts said of the report being released Friday.

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FAA Accused of Cover-ups at DFW

Posted: 07/13/2007 - AP) A government investigator has accused the Federal Aviation Administration of covering up mistakes by air traffic controllers at one of the nation's busiest airports and sometimes shifting the blame to pilots. The problems at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport included planes that flew too close together and a controller who did not notify a colleague when a plane was cleared for takeoff.

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Air Study Measures Livestock Pollution

Posted: 07/13/2007 - INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Scientists at eight universities are conducting the largest-ever study of air emissions at the nation's hog, dairy and poultry farms. The study, which scientists hope will help improve methods of estimating any given farm's emissions, began this summer and will take an estimated 2 1/2 years to complete.

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Current Web Warnings May Not Keep Kids Safe

Posted: 07/13/2007 - NEW YORK (AP) - Almost every lesson on Internet safety warns against posting personal information such as phone numbers and school names. Researchers are now suggesting, though, that such advice, however well-intentioned, doesn't necessarily make children safer from predators and related threats.

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Jury Affirms Final Version of King Ranch Heir's Will

Posted: 07/13/2007 - SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A jury in San Antonio has affirmed a contested will in the trial over the estate of an heir of the legendary King Ranch. Probate jurors found that B.K. Johnson, known as "B”, was not so addled by alcoholism that he couldn't make a will or set up a trust. His daughters and grandchildren had challenged the will.

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U.S. Cotton Estimate Drops Due to Weather

Posted: 07/13/2007 - LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Dry parts of the mid-South and Southeast have led to a drop of 1.3 million million bales in the nation's cotton production from last month. Projections were released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Lack of moisture in the Tennessee Valley region of Georgia and Alabama is responsible for most of the reduction.

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Judge Dismisses Two of Five Federal Counts Against Citgo

Posted: 07/13/2007 - CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A federal judge has dismissed two of five counts accusing Citgo of violating federal bird protection laws. However, the judge denied a request to dismiss the other three counts.

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Help is on the Way to Flood Victims

Posted: 07/13/2007 - DALLAS (AP) - The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved $3.8 million in individual assistance to Texans affected by recent flooding. That according to U.S. Senator John Cornyn.

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Remembering Lady Bird

Posted: 07/13/2007 - AUSTIN (AP) - Three days of proceedings marking the death of Lady Bird Johnson will incorporate some of the great loves of her long life: the memory of her powerful husband, the couple's Hill Country Ranch and Texas wildflowers. The first formal ceremony for the widow of President Lyndon Baines Johnson will take place today at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

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