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New Coin Out This Week Will Honor Jefferson

Posted: 08/15/2007 - WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of the Mint hopes the new dollar coins being released over the next few years will not only help wean people off the dollar bill, but also educate them about U.S. history. The Jefferson dollar gets a preview today at the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, before Thursday's general release.

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Guard Uses Taser on Man Holding Newborn

Updated: 08/15/2007 - HOUSTON (AP) - In a confrontation captured on videotape, a hospital security guard fired a stun gun to stop a defiant father from taking home his newborn, sending both man and child crashing to the floor. Now William Lewis says his baby girl suffers from head trauma because she was dropped.

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Survey Says...Bryan City Services Score Well

Updated: 08/14/2007 - How is Bryan doing when it comes to the services they provide their citizens? That was the subject of a survey commissioned by the city council.

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Calvert Man Jailed on Murder Charge

Updated: 08/14/2007 - A Calvert man remained jailed Tuesday on a $1 million bond, accused of fatally shooting a woman over the weekend. Clydell Morgan, 61, is charged with murder and is being held at the Robertson County jail.

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Hot Highways Burn Rubber, Blow Out Tires

Updated: 08/14/2007 - The heat could be helping you to burn rubber, but a little more than you may want. The soaring temperatures can make for a summer blow out of tires. "Heat is probably the biggest enemy of tires," Rick Pilger with Pilger's Tire, Auto & Muffler said.

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Bryan Council Gets Texas Reds Review

Updated: 08/14/2007 - Their numbers may have been in the red, but the Texas Reds Festival organizers say the first event was a success.

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More Beds, More Inmates for Future Brazos County Jail

Updated: 08/14/2007 - The project, which was expected to add an additional 672 beds, was able to create space for 12 more. Architects on the project presented the updated plan to the Commissioners Court Tuesday morning.

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Search for Next A&M President Down to "Short List"

Updated: 08/14/2007 - The search for Texas A&M's president is beginning to wind down. According to a member of the search committee, the group has narrowed their choices to a short list.

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Family Remembers Fallen Aggie Soldier

Updated: 08/14/2007 - Friends and family are remembering an Aggie soldier killed Saturday in Iraq. PFC Billy Edwards deployed in May 2007. His family says he was born to serve and died doing what he loved.

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FEMA Recovery Center Opening Friday in Huntsville

Posted: 08/14/2007 - A Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) is coming to Walker County to offer assistance to residents affected by the severe storms and flooding in the region. Recovery specialists will be available to answer questions residents may have about the disaster aid process.

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Gulf Depression Results in Personnel Activation

Updated: 08/14/2007 - HARLINGEN, Texas (AP) - Governor Rick Perry today sent emergency vehicles and personnel to South Texas in advance of a threatening Gulf weather system. The National Weather Service says a system just north of the Yucatan Peninsula could be declared a tropical depression.

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Perry Holds Ceremonial Signing of Port Security Bill

Posted: 08/14/2007 - HOUSTON (AP) - Governor Rick Perry held a ceremonial signing Tuesday of the Houston port security bill -- which took effect in June. Perry says the bill formalizes a previously informal partnership between government and the industries that line the Houston Ship Channel.

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Corpus Christi Issues Boil Water Order

Posted: 08/14/2007 - CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - The city of Corpus Christi on Tuesday issued a boil water notice -- as a precaution -- in part related to recent heavy rain. Corpus Christi earlier this month began a chlorine treatment program to stabilize its water system.

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Austin Library to Bear First Lady's Name

Posted: 08/14/2007 - AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - First lady Laura Bush is getting an Austin library named in her honor. Construction is set to begin next year on the Laura Bush Community Library in a posh Austin neighborhood.

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Military Deployments Likely to Last Through June 2008

Posted: 08/14/2007 - FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - A top Army commander said troops deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan will continue to face 15-month deployments until at least next June. General Richard Cody is the Army vice chief of staff. He told The Associated Press during a visit to Fort Hood Tuesday that commanders are assessing the situation on the ground now.

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Mineral Wells Prison Uprising Put Down

Posted: 08/14/2007 - MINERAL WELLS, Texas (AP) - The lockdown continues at a private prison near Mineral Wells today after an overnight disturbance involving hundreds of inmates refusing to leave the recreation yard. Two employees of the Mineral Wells Pre-Parole Transfer Facility were treated on site for minor injuries during Monday night's disturbance.

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SE Texas Rapist-Murderer to Die Wednesday

Posted: 08/14/2007 - HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A man convicted of murdering a Bay City woman just four days after his 18th birthday is scheduled to die tomorrow night in the state death chamber in Huntsville. Kenneth Parr is to die for the rape and fatal shooting of Linda Malek while she was in bed with her two small children -- an eight-year-old daughter and a six-year-old son.

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Boy Contracts Rare Illness at Austin-area Lake

Posted: 08/14/2007 - AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - An Austin-area boy is fighting what health officials believe is a rare and usually fatal form of meningitis. Officials say they believe the boy is 11 or 12 years old. They say he's in the Dell Children's Medical Center in Austin after becoming sick after swimming in Lake LBJ.

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Pastor's Killer Wife Released from Mental Health Facility

Posted: 08/14/2007 - SELMER, Tenn. (AP) - A Tennessee woman who was convicted of manslaughter in the shooting death of her minister husband has been released after serving 67 days in custody. The defense attorney for Mary Winkler says Winkler has been released from a mental health facility where she has been in treatment for about two months.

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Nissan Donates Pickup to B/CS Habitat for Humanity

Updated: 08/14/2007 - The Bryan/College Station chapter of Habitat for Humanity has a brand new Nissan Titan pickup, thanks to Nissan North American, Inc. The auto manufacturer donated the truck because of Habitat's work with hurricane evacuees.

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Rains Delay Minneapolis Search, New Bridge Design Selected

Posted: 08/14/2007 - MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - As politicians wrangled over the future of the collapsed Mississippi River bridge, more heavy rain pelted the area, threatening to delay recovery work. New storms moved in overnight after weekend thunderstorms slowed divers still seeking the bodies of four missing motorists presumed killed in the collapse. The river was moving faster than usual, kicking up debris and reducing visibility.

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Governor Re-Appoints Local Woman to Commission

Posted: 08/14/2007 - AUSTIN – Governor Rick Perry appointed three, including Glenda Marriott of College Station, to the Texas Residential Construction Commission for terms to expire February 1, 2013. The commission registers homebuilders and enforces building performance standards.

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Drink. Drive. Go to Jail.

Posted: 08/14/2007 - Bryan – With throngs of Texas motorists expected on Texas roadways this Labor Day to enjoy the last holiday weekend of the summer season, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) announced today that state troopers and local law enforcement will be stepping up enforcement of the state’s DWI laws between August 17 and September 3. Texas continues to lead the nation in alcohol-related traffic fatalities.

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