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Some FEMA Emergency Homes Destroyed

Posted: 11/15/2006 - Hundreds of modular homes meant for hurricane victims were damaged beyond repair while unused and unprotected from weather. The failure to protect the homes from the sun and rain while they were in storage was outlined in a report by the Homeland Security Department's inspector general.

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Fort Hood Prepares to Welcome Thousands of Soldiers Home

Updated: 11/15/2006 - As Fort Hood’s 4th Infantry Division officially completes the transfer of responsibility for operations in and around Baghdad to the post’s 1st Cavalry Division, thousands of 4th ID soldiers begin to return to post later this month.

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Parole Board Blamed for Prison Overcrowding

Posted: 11/15/2006 - A state panel says Texas prisons are overcrowded with thousands of unnecessary inmates because the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles hasn't followed its own parole guidelines for releasing prisoners. Members of the Sunset Advisory Commission, which periodically reviews state agencies and recommends changes, told the parole board in a hearing in Austin Tuesday that a lack of alcohol and drug treatment programs was another contributing factor to the overcrowding problem.

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Madisonville Residents Continue Calls for Police Change

Updated: 11/15/2006 - A concerned group of Madisonville residents took their concerns directly to their city council. Tuesday night, the group formally made their demands to end what they believe is racially profiling by the city's police department.

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Planned College Station Water Outage

Updated: 11/15/2006 - Water service will be turned off to College Station customers in a limited area along Munson Avenue from Holt Street to Harvey Road beginning at 11 p.m. Wednesday, November 15, and continuing through 7 a.m. Thursday, November 16. Water will be turned off to allow College Station Water Services crews to repair a leaking water valve on Munson Avenue.

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Grand Jury Clears Madisonville City Manager

Updated: 11/15/2006 - Madisonville's city manager has been cleared of allegations he misused the power of his office. After meeting Tuesday, a Madison County grand jury no billed Tom Ginter on a misdemeanor charge of abuse of official capacity.

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From the Corps XIII: Zach Davis

Updated: 05/04/2007 - It's hard to believe there are still firsts being made in the long and storied history of Texas A&M's Corps of Cadets. But Zach Davis is one of a kind in the Corps, someone who held a vision in his mind's eye and fulfilled a dream.

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New Campus Mall

Posted: 11/14/2006 - Dormitories at Sam Houston State University are slated to be demolished. The Frels and Wilson Hall located in the middle of campus will be torn down.

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Enron Whistle Blower Urges Moral Backbone

Updated: 11/15/2006 - In the corporate world, Sherron Watkins is known as a giant slayer. Those who know her story, already know her business sense is what brought down one of the largest companies in American history.

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Keep Wild Animals Wild, Expert Warns

Updated: 11/15/2006 - Tim Harrison is a wildlife enthusiast, who has been featured on the National Geographic Channel, Animal Planet, and Inside Edition. He travels the world, preaching the dangers of domesticating exotic animals.

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Cooking with the Stars

Posted: 11/14/2006 - A College Station woman will soon be showing off her cooking skills on national television. Cindy Jarrott was chosen as a winner of the "Emeril Live" football recipe contest.

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Prostitution in Bryan: A Dirty Secret (Pt. 2)

Updated: 11/14/2006 - You may not believe it, but prostitution is happening in your own backyard. According to Bryan Police, over the past 12 months, 75 people, men and women, have been arrested for prostitution and solicitation of prostitution combined. During that same time period, four people were arrested for promotion of prostitution.

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CSPD Town Hall Meeting

Posted: 11/14/2006 - Wednesday is the night to address a number of issues with the College Station police department. A town hall meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night at the College Station Conference Center on George Bush Drive.

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Shuttle Crew's Dress Rehearsal

Posted: 11/14/2006 - The crew of the space shuttle Discovery is getting in some practice before game time. The seven astronauts are in Florida for several days of dress rehearsal to prepare for their launch in December. The astronauts will practice emergency escapes, shuttle landing and counting down to launch.

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Baptists Approve Controls in Mission Money Case

Posted: 11/14/2006 - Texas Baptist leaders have decided to take concrete steps to solve problems that led to thousands of dollars in mission money being misused. But the group meeting in Dallas Monday stopped short of turning over an independent investigator's report to law enforcement authorities.

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Some Proposals for 2007

Posted: 11/14/2006 - Lawmakers in Austin are filing bills and proposing legislation for the 2007 session. Those proposals range from immigration to naming a state tie.

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Former A&M Student Apologizes

Updated: 11/13/2006 - One of the actors in a racially-charged, controversial video has broken his silence with an apology. The video, which was briefly posted on the You Tube website, depicted white students portraying a slavery-type scene, with one student painted as if they were black.

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Prostitution in Bryan: A Dirty Secret

Updated: 11/14/2006 - For over a year the Bryan Police Department has been cracking down on prostitution. What started as an initiative sparked by numerous citizen complaints has turned into a sting operation targeting both the men willing to pay for sex and the women selling it. On this particular evening police targeted the men soliciting prostitution.

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Bank Customers Speak Out

Updated: 11/14/2006 - Americans are giving their banks high marks for technical services but not for emotional support. A study being released by IBM's consulting division this week finds most customers say their banks don't take the time to understand their goals or show appreciation for their business. That leaves some customers not just unhappy but downright hostile.

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GOP Under Pressure

Posted: 11/13/2006 - The Democrats' return to power is increasing pressure on House Republican leaders to accept a limited expansion of offshore oil and gas drilling. Supporters of such exploration say the next Congress, probably will not tamper with the long-standing drilling bans that have protected most coastal waters for a quarter-century.

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Looking to 2007

Posted: 11/13/2006 - The election dust has barely settled, but Texas lawmakers are already working on bills they'll push in the legislative session that begins in January. Property appraisal caps, crackdowns on child predators and border security are among the major issues expected on the legislative agenda.

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Bill Filing Begins For 2007 Legislative Session

Posted: 11/12/2006 - AUSTIN (AP) - The election dust has barely settled, but Texas lawmakers are already working on bills they'll push in the legislative session that begins in January. Property appraisal caps, crackdowns on child predators and border security are among the major issues expected on the legislative agenda.

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Dallas Suburb Considers Tough Anti-Immigration Policy

Posted: 11/12/2006 - FARMERS BRANCH, Texas (AP) - A suburb of Dallas is considering a local law targeting illegal immigrants, similar to one in Hazleton, Pennsylvania. Farmers Branch is the first city in Texas to consider such a law.

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Police Pursuit

Updated: 11/13/2006 - What started as an attempted traffic stop, turned into a high speed chase, and ended with a wreck. A state trooper tried to a stop a vehicle eastbound on Highway 21 about 7:45 p.m., Sunday. The driver took off, and police pursued.

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Monument Blessing

Updated: 11/13/2006 - A monument of the Ten Commandments has made it's home in College Station.St. Mary's Catholic Church blessed the the new monument Sunday morning. In addition to the Ten Commandments, the monument is also inscribed with the beatitudes.

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