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Bryan, BTU Energized To Fight Illegal Dumping

Updated: 06/09/2007 - Trash is tarnishing the scenery around Lake Bryan. Just about eight months ago, Bryan Texas Utilities built a fence around their property close to the lake to help alleviate the problem.

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Local Woman Celebrates a Milestone

Posted: 06/08/2007 - It was a monumental birthday for a Navasota woman celebrating a milestone. Mrs. Annie Stutts turns 101 on June 10, but decided to start the birthday festivities a week early with a birthday party thrown in her honor at the Sheridan Care Center in Navasota.

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Passport Backlog Has Led to Summer Reprieve

Updated: 06/09/2007 - The Bush administration has temporarily waived some of its new requirements for flying abroad. The change will help fliers awaiting a U.S. passport to meet the new rule requiring one for travel to Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Bermuda.

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Gates: Pace Out as Joint Chiefs' Chairman

Updated: 06/08/2007 - The man who has served for six years as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine General Peter Pace, won't be keeping that job.

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Clean Air Act Law Signed for Texas

Posted: 06/08/2007 - Governor Rick Perry Friday signed into law a plan meant to help people breathe easier across Texas.

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TXU Won't Cut Power for Poor or Elderly Customers this Summer

Posted: 06/08/2007 - DALLAS (AP) - TXU says it won't turn off the power this summer for poor or older customers who fall behind on their electric bills. The company also won't charge deposits for customers with good payment histories.

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Texas Senators Back English as National Language

Posted: 06/08/2007 - WASHINGTON (AP) - Texas' senators joined other Republicans in backing an amendment to the immigration bill declaring English the national language of the U.S. government. The amendment was approved 64-33, with 17 Democrats joining 47 Republicans in support.

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Navasota Man Could Face Additional Sex Crimes Charges

Posted: 06/07/2007 - More charges could be filed against a Navasota man arrested for sex crimes against a child. In May, George Hall was arrested and charged with indecency with a child and sexual conduct after a woman in her 20's accused him of inappropriate contact when she was a teenager.

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Danger of Tuberculosis is Spreading Concern

Updated: 06/07/2007 - For 20 years, Dr. Jeffrey Cirillo has been researching the genetic components of tuberculosis. "Tuberculosis has been persisting and growing and replicating in people for thousands of years," Cirillo said.

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Cornyn, Hutchison on Opposite Sides of Border Fence Vote

Posted: 06/07/2007 - Texas' senators split their vote Thursday as the Senate defeated a proposal requiring that miles of border fence be in place before illegal immigrants could seek legalization or a temporary worker program.

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Bringing Knife to Argument Means Jail for CS Woman

Updated: 06/07/2007 - A argument turned violent and the result landed a College Station woman in jail Wednesday. Police say Jennifer Taliaferro was arguing with an acquaintance at a home in the 1400 block of Gramma Court.

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Dorm Burglar Steals Campers' Cash

Updated: 06/07/2007 - A day at camp turned sour Wednesday for a group of cheerleaders. College Station police say someone broke into seven rooms at the private Traditions dorm in Northgate.

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Texas Now Set to Make Major Movie Bids

Posted: 06/07/2007 - Governor Rick Perry Thursday signed into law a $22 million program offering financial incentives to lure movie production to Texas.

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USS Kidd to be Commissioned in Galveston

Posted: 06/07/2007 - GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - A new guided-missile destroyer being commissioned Saturday in Galveston is named for a war hero. What will be known as the USS Kidd carries the name of Medal of Honor recipient Rear Admiral Isaac Campbell Kidd Senior.

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Top State Officials Split on Taking Raises

Posted: 06/07/2007 - AUSTIN (AP) - The Legislature budgeted five-figure pay raises for the state's eight top statewide officials, but Governor Rick Perry and two others say they'll decline the increase. The Legislature's new state budget includes generous raises for the governor, the comptroller, the attorney general, the land commissioner, the agriculture commissioner and three railroad commissioners.

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CS's Med Marks Major Award

Updated: 06/07/2007 - The College Station Medical Center is celebrating a major state award.

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