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Morrow on Duty at Bryan PD

Updated: 09/10/2007 - Tyrone Morrow spent his first day on the job as Bryan's police chief going from meeting to meeting with the men and women he will serve with for the years to come.

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New Center to Offer Help to New Businesses

Updated: 09/10/2007 - It is the culmination of about two years hard work. Monday morning, a new science and technology center opened its doors in the Brazos Valley.

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Treatment for Anemia Dependent on the Cause

Updated: 09/10/2007 - Anemia is the most common blood condition in America, and experts say finding the source is critical to treatment. It's one of the most common blood disorders and affects about 3.5 million Americans.

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Rumsfeld Calls Afghanistan a 'Big Success'

Posted: 09/10/2007 - NEW YORK (AP) - In an interview billed as his first since leaving the top Pentagon post, Donald Rumsfeld calls Afghanistan "a big success," but says U.S. efforts in Iraq are hampered by the failure of Iraq's government to establish a foundation for democracy. "In Afghanistan, 28 million people are free. They have their own president, they have their own parliament. Improved a lot on the streets," Rumsfeld says in the October issue of GQ magazine.

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Woman Shot to Death at Factory

Posted: 09/10/2007 - SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) - A gunman in camouflage killed a former co-worker inside a Wisconsin factory early Monday, then apparently committed suicide as officers searched the sprawling building, police said. Police identified the attacker as Shadow Yang, 40. Lt. Michael Williams said Yang appeared to have died of a self-inflicted gunshot.

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Searchers Find No Sign of Vanished Mount Hood Climbers

Posted: 09/10/2007 - PORTLAND, Ore. — The weekend search for two climbers who vanished on Mount Hood last fall ended Sunday with no trace of the men. Search teams were looking for the bodies of Brian Hall, 37, of Dallas, and Jerry "Nikko" Cooke, 36, of Brooklyn, N.Y., who had reached the summit with a third man whose body was found in December.

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Houston Not Liable for Traffic Light that Fell on Family Car

Posted: 09/10/2007 - HOUSTON — A family who was the unlucky victim of a falling traffic signal won't get any car repair help from the city because state law exempts traffic signals and lights from liability, officials said. The city of Houston rejected a claim for reimbursement submitted by Lei Zheng and his wife, Hua Yang, stemming from last year's freak accident.

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Man Shot as He Slept, Wife in Custody

Posted: 09/10/2007 - HOUSTON — A Houston-area woman is in Harris County sheriff's custody today after her husband was shot dead while he slept. The shooting happened in the bedroom of the couple's northwest Harris County home overnight.

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Aldrin says Nowak Should be Admired for Cross-Country Drive

Posted: 09/10/2007 - NEW YORK — Buzz Aldrin said a former astronaut charged with attempted kidnapping should be "admired" for allegedly avoiding stops when she traveled cross-country to confront a romantic rival, according to a published report. Lisa Nowak was arrested in February after police said the married mother of three had driven nearly 1,000 miles from Houston to Orlando, using diapers to avoid taking breaks.

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Tee Pee Motel Restoration Brings Back a Bygone Era

Posted: 09/10/2007 - WHARTON, Texas (AP) - A bit of American history huddles next to old Highway 59, past the tractor dealers and the rice mills, just before a green sign that proclaims Wharton's population of 9,237. It's easy to miss. But it is there, just around the bend: a row of ten freshly painted, sand-colored tepees called the Tee Pee Motel.

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Mexico Sends First Long-Haul Trucks into the U.S.

Posted: 09/10/2007 - MEXICO CITY (AP) - Two Mexican tractor-trailers have become the first trucks to operate deep in the United States under a NAFTA-mandated program that's been criticized on both sides of the border. The trucks crossed into the United States carrying steel construction materials to New York and South Carolina and will haul similar products from Arkansas and Alabama back across the border.

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Neighbors say Police Came to Home of Man Accused in Shootout

Posted: 09/10/2007 - ODESSA, Texas (AP) - A neighbor says the wife of a man accused of killing two Odessa police officers and critically wounding a third had called police to the house several times before. Fifty-eight-year-old Larry White, the alleged shooter, is an avid hunter who liked guns and often drank beer during the day. That's according to his next-door neighbor Raymond Graham.

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Cyclist Dies After Being Struck by Police Car

Posted: 09/10/2007 - ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Police say an Arlington bicyclist died after a police car struck him from behind. Forty-three-year-old Ut Van Ly wasn't wearing a helmet, reflective gear and didn't have a rear light when he was knocked from his bike on Saturday night. The officer apparently didn't see Van Ly.

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Giuliani Greets Supporters at Houston Restaurant

Posted: 09/10/2007 - HOUSTON (AP) - Republican presidential hopeful Rudy Giuliani took his campaign to a Houston diner, where he shook hands, posed for pictures, signed autographs and rallied his supporters. He restated his stand on immigration Sunday, reaffirmed the importance of capturing Osama bin Laden and recalled the lasting imprint of September 11th.

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A&M UMC Netting the Spread of Malaria

Updated: 09/10/2007 - Local basketball fans teamed up with A&M United Methodist Church to support a new meaning to the phase "nothing but net". Church leaders and members held their Nothing But Net campaign to raise money to buy mosquito nets to fight the spread of malaria in Africa.

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College Station Church's History Marked

Updated: 09/10/2007 - A historic church is celebrating a milestone, along with being recognized by the city of College Station. Members of the Roans Chapel Baptist Church held a special dedication service Sunday afternoon for its historic marker

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New Tax Could Mean More Guests in Area Hotels

Updated: 09/10/2007 - Brazos County commissioners lobbied the Texas legislature to amend Chapter 352 of the state tax code in order to collect a two percent hotel motel occupancy tax.

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Morrow Era Begins at Bryan PD

Updated: 09/10/2007 - Monday, Tyrone Morrow takes over as Bryan's police chief in what will be a historic landmark for the city.

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