Updated: 08/02/2006 - It's the one time of the year when the tables are turned on Texas school districts. Instead of giving grades, schools receive grades in the TEA's annual accountability report.
Updated: 10/28/2006 - Two years after an explosion at a Texas A&M apartment complex, a park will be dedicated in memory of a 4-year-old killed. A marker naming Lamiya Zahin Memorial Park will be unveiled during a ceremony at 10 a.m. Wednesday morning at the University Apartments' playground.
Posted: 08/01/2006 - What does it take to become a professional stock car driver? A local amateur race car driver is about to find out. Tommy Garcia of Bryan has been selected to be part of the reality show called "Racin' for a Livin'."
Posted: 08/01/2006 - Brazos County commissioners have reinstated the burn ban. On Tuesday commissioners made it illegal to burn for the next 90 days. Dry conditions and lack of recent rain are the reason for the ban.
Updated: 08/01/2006 - Bryan Clifton McHenry, a lecturer in the English department at Sam Houston State University, was found in his office about 9 p.m. Monday, unconscious and not breathing.
Posted: 08/01/2006 - It's been a low-key observance on the University of Texas campus for Tuesday's 40th anniversary of the U.T. Tower massacre. The school lowered flags to half-staff.
Updated: 08/01/2006 - U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison wants Attorney General Alberto Gonzales to back off reviewing a plan to lift restrictions at Dallas Love Field. Hutchison backs a compromise on the long haul-flight restricting Wright Amendment.
Posted: 08/01/2006 - The FBI has subpoenaed the Dallas Independent School District's credit card records from the past two-and-a-half years. The FBI began investigating possible corruption within the district last summer after The Dallas Morning News reported on relationships between district officials and vendors.
Posted: 08/01/2006 - A Mesquite mother of three is hospitalized in stable condition after a gunman shot her while trying to rob a Dallas recreation center where she works. She was reportedly unable to open the safe to meet his demands.
Posted: 08/01/2006 - Police in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez have found the body of a woman on a dirt road. The find of the body of 29-year-old Abigail Rodriguez yesterday comes in a city made infamous by the killings of more than 100 other young women since 1993.
Posted: 08/01/2006 - A nine-year-old East Texas boy has died of injuries suffered when a drill allegedly thrown by his stepfather pierced his chest. Longview police say the boy caught the cordless drill thrown by Fredrico Garcia in the family's backyard.
Posted: 08/01/2006 - Despite gusty winds, firefighters say they made progress in containing wildfires burning around Texas. Fires broke out in north, central and western areas of the state.
Posted: 07/31/2006 - For filling the lazy days of summer with books, area youths got a chance to be a little less than lazy as part of the Ringer Library's reading celebration.
Updated: 10/28/2006 - A Big 12 ruling will likely make a big change to a Texas A&M football tradition. Starting in 2007, all school bands must be seated outside the 25 yard lines. The change comes after concerns that the band could distract opposing teams.
Updated: 07/31/2006 - A month after the practices of the Walker County Sheriff's office came into question, a grand jury's ruling cleared them of all wrongdoing. The Walker County Sheriff's office says the investigation into the death of Courtney O'Bryant is complete.
Posted: 07/31/2006 - Hundreds of volunteers are taking time this week to prove they care about their community. The United Way is hosting its annual Dayz of Caring and hundreds of volunteers have signed up to take part.
Updated: 08/01/2006 - A Waco man walking along Highway 6 was killed early Monday morning after being hit by an 18-wheeler. The accident happened around 3:30 a.m. just north of Benchley in Robertson County.
Posted: 07/31/2006 - Madison County restaurants may soon be cleaning up their act. County commissioners have agreed to hire a health inspector. County employee Keith Sanders will take on the responsibility.
Posted: 07/31/2006 - The Harris County Hospital District says tomorrow it will start diverting non-urgent patients away from emergency rooms. Officials say it's an effort to reduce emergency room overcrowding brought on by walk-in patients seeking care for relatively minor problems.
Posted: 07/31/2006 - A 68-year-old Austin man is charged with drug possession after he was arrested -- allegedly with more than a dozen pounds of black-tar heroin in his possession. San Antonio police say the heroin was worth about two (M) million dollars.
Posted: 07/31/2006 - Union Pacific officials are investigating a weekend accident in Beaumont. Investigators say the Amtrak train carrying more than 100 passengers jumped the tracks.
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