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Numerous Internet Safety Programs Lead to Confusion

Updated: 03/27/2007 - For concerned parents looking for online monitoring software for their computer, the challenge soon becomes where to start. When searching the Internet for software programs, dozens upon dozens of options turn up.

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Teen Center Opens to Big Celebration

Updated: 03/28/2007 - Area teenagers will have a new place to hang out thanks to the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Brazos Valley. The club on Tuesday unveiled a new teen center with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

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Study: Stalking a Serious Issue in Texas

Updated: 03/27/2007 - A Sam Houston State University survey on stalking has yielded alarming results. The study was done by the Crime Victims Institute at the school's Criminal Justice Center and is believed to be the first of its kind in the state.

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Flooding Forces Closure Along 1179

Updated: 03/28/2007 - Heavy rains caused some flooding in the Brazos Valley, including in the eastern portion of Brazos County, where one road was partially closed.

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A&M Provost Accepts UT System Position

Updated: 03/27/2007 - David Prior, who for nearly five years has served as one of Texas A&M's top administrators, will be leaving Aggieland to serve the University of Texas System.

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Kimbrough Claims No Authority to Make TYC Changes

Updated: 03/27/2007 - Governor Rick Perry's appointed special master to investigate the troubled Texas Youth Commission says he's not authorized to order changes. But Jay Kimbrough told a legislative panel yesterday that he's acting as a vocal advocate to overhaul the agency.

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RadioShack Records Found Containing Personal Customer Information

Posted: 03/27/2007 - RadioShack says the discovery of thousands of discarded store records -- some with credit card and Social Security numbers -- is an isolated incident. The records were found in a trash bin in Portland, Texas, near Corpus Christi.

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Texas Senate Wants Criminal Background Checks on Teachers

Posted: 03/27/2007 - Public school teachers would have to submit their fingerprints for a national criminal background check under a bill approved by the Texas Senate. Janitors, teachers aides and other non-certified public school employees hired after September first would also have to submit fingerprints for a national check under the bill.

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Cuts Won't Affect Briarcrest Project; Bryan Council Could

Updated: 03/27/2007 - Undoubtedly, there will be a lot of discussion at Tuesday night's Bryan City Council meeting regarding Briarcrest Drive. TxDOT is offering up $4 million to help alleviate traffic woes on the busy street, but with recent cutbacks at TxDOT, is the project still a possibility?

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Bryan Man Accused of Child Molestation Free on Bond

Updated: 03/27/2007 - An accused predator who may have molested several kids over several years is out on bond. Carlton Reed, Jr., surrendered to Brazos County sheriff officials shortly after midnight Monday.

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Neighbors Recall Odor From Stewart's Burning

Updated: 03/26/2007 - The acrid aroma billowing from the two barbecue grills on the balcony of Apartment 224 didn't smell like barbecue. And the black smoke rising from the leaping flames didn't look like a normal cookout.

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Gag Order to be Vacated in Somerville Slayings

Updated: 03/27/2007 - A state court has ordered a gag order to be lifted in the capital murder retrial of former death-row inmate Anthony Graves. A state appeals court ruled last week that Burleson County District Judge Reva Towslee-Corbett has 14 days to vacate the gag order.

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Bryan City Council Faces Full Tuesday Agenda

Updated: 03/27/2007 - Briarcrest Drive is hardly the only issue to be discussed by Bryan's city council on Tuesday. The Bryan Business Council, a parking garage and a street's potential renaming are all items on the agenda.

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Birth Control Cost on the Rise

Updated: 03/26/2007 - Rising tuition and the soaring cost of textbooks could be concerns of the past. There's a new worry for millions of college students, the rising cost of birth control.

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New Ad Campaign Warns of Online Dangers

Updated: 03/27/2007 - Many popular social networks such as MySpace, Facebook and other online chatrooms are posing real dangers to unsuspecting users, so the Ad Council and their partners are rolling out a new campaign to educate young people.

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Cruise Ship Passengers Rescued after Falling Overboard

Posted: 03/26/2007 - A man and woman who fell off a cruise ship into the Gulf of Mexico appear to be OK. Princess Cruises says it doesn't know how, but the pair fell 50 feet or more from a cabin balcony. It took rescuers four hours to find them.

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Mother of Murder Victim Seeks Counseling for Jurors

Posted: 03/26/2007 - A woman whose daughter was killed and dismembered is pushing for a law that would provide post-trial counseling to jurors in cases with graphic testimony. Sharon Cave says she was driven to help the jurors who had to view gruesome pictures of her 21-year-old daughter's dismembered body during a murder trial in January.

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Water Back on After Run-in with Hydrant

Updated: 03/26/2007 - An overnight accident in College Station led authorities to shut off water in the area, but only for a short time. Police say they responded to an accident at Texas Avenue and Francis early Monday morning.

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Teen Haven Settles in College Station

Updated: 03/26/2007 - Teens who once had nowhere to go after school will now have a new venue to relax and hang out with friends. As part of the National Boys and Girls Club Week, the Brazos Valley group will unveil a new center dedicated soley to teens ages 14 and up.

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First Baptist Bryan's New Home

Updated: 03/26/2007 - After years of planning and preparation the congregation of First Baptist Bryan celebrated their grand opening at their new location Sunday morning

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Easter Picnic in the Park

Updated: 03/26/2007 - Several lucky kids got an early visit from the Easter Bunny at Sue Haswell Park on Sunday. The Easter Bunny, an egg hunt, along with baskets full of all sorts of goodies were at the Easter Picnic hosted by the Royal Touch Car Club, in honor of their 10th anniversary.

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Bryan City Council to Discuss Business Council

Updated: 03/26/2007 - It's an agenda item that is expected to draw attention at Tuesday's Bryan City Council meeting. Council members are slated to discuss the Bryan Business Council (BBC).

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