Posted: 01/30/2007 - Texas Monthly Magazine has named a College Station business as the second best company to work for in the state. The Flippen Group lists its mission as leadership development in education, business and sports.
Posted: 01/30/2007 - Immigration is one of the hottest topics the Texas legislature is working through. Currently, there are two bill proposals in the state legislature that would stop illegal immigrants from receiving in-state tuition at public colleges and universities.
Updated: 01/30/2007 - The Super Bowl and a big television go hand and hand, like baseball and peanuts, and it seems the trend to buy a big screen before the big game is still going strong this year. Since the Super Bowl is the most-watched television event of the year, according to the Consumer Electronics Association, it's a driver of new television purchases.
Posted: 01/29/2007 - Among numerous items to be considered, the System Board of Regents will discuss honoring Robert Gates with President Emeritus status. The title is conferred upon individuals who have made significant contributions to the system.
Posted: 01/29/2007 - Add another high honor to the laundry list of accolades for one renowned College Station employee. Parks and Recreation Director Steve Beachy was one of four people inducted into the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation's Hall of Fame last week.
Updated: 01/29/2007 - Last year's Kentucky Derby winner, Barbaro, has been euthanized. The colt Monday lost his eight-month fight to survive the devastating injuries he suffered in the Preakness two weeks after his Derby triumph last May.
Posted: 01/28/2007 - AUSTIN (AP) - One out of three Texas students never graduate -- and more students drop out than finish high school in the state's largest cities. Those are the findings from education experts including the San Antonio-based Intercultural Development Research Association and the Center for Education at Rice University.
Posted: 01/28/2007 - SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A $50 million high-tech rehabilitation center will open in San Antonio on Monday. It's designed to serve the growing number of soldiers who return from war as amputees or with severe burns.
Posted: 01/28/2007 - TEXAS CITY, Texas (AP) - A large fire broke out at the Valero refinery this afternoon, but there were no major injuries. The blaze was under control less than two hours later. A pump and a feed line at the refinery caught on fire, sending smoke high into the air.
Posted: 01/27/2007 - The Brazos Center is filled with fine works of craftsmanship from all across the world from collectors across the country. And their beauty is obvious.