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Keeping Medicine Diversified

Updated: 02/26/2007 - A newspaper image captures a young and scared Halcyon Watkins at a lunch counter that did not serve African-Americans. Unsure of what would happen, she still sat down to stand up for her and other African-Americans' futures.

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Bald Eagles Land in the Brazos Valley for Treatment

Updated: 02/26/2007 - The bald eagle is often a sign of American pride, soaring high in the skies as one of the US's most recognizable symbols. Currently, two of these magnificent creatures have landed here in the Brazos Valley. For past two weeks, doctors at the Texas A&M Veterinary School have been hard at work treating a patriotic pair.

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Perry's Not Looking to be VP

Posted: 02/26/2007 - Governor Rick Perry says he's "got the best job in the world" -- and that he's not interested in being on a 2008 ticket for the White House. Perry is in Washington this week for a National Governors Association meeting.

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TXU Directors Approve Sale to Private-equity Firms

Posted: 02/26/2007 - Sources tell The Associated Press that TXU will announce today that directors have agreed to sell the company in what would be the largest private buyout in U.S. corporate history. Under the deal, two private-equity firms buying the utility would abandon plans to build eight new coal-fired power plants.

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TXU Power Plant

Updated: 02/26/2007 - T-X-U has agreed to be sold to a group of private-equity firms for about 45 billion dollars -- including debt.

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Eyes on the Skies: The Worst Storms

Updated: 04/21/2010 - Over the years, the ever-present threat of severe weather has cost people their lives and their livelihoods. In the last two decades alone, strong storms have made a major impact on the Brazos Valley.

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Warrant Roundup Underway

Posted: 02/25/2007 - A recent warrant amnesty period in College Station and Brazos County is over. And that means a warrant roundup is underway.

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Bryan City Council Happenings

Posted: 02/25/2007 - Bryan City Council is ready to take the next step in a tax increment reinvestment zone on the east side of Texas 6. Council will consider appointing a board of directors for the zone south of Briarcrest Drive and east of Texas 6.

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College Station Road Construction

Updated: 02/26/2007 - Construction continues on Texas 6 in south College Station. And that means more lane closures to be aware of. Starting Monday, work crews will close one north and southbound lane of Texas 6 between Highway 40 and Texas World Speedway.

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Church Moves Out, County Moves In

Updated: 02/26/2007 - The congregation at First Baptist Bryan had two reasons to celebrate Sunday morning. The first being, their pastor Tim Owens celebrated his 11th year with the church.

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Cattle Killed in Tractor Trailer Accident

Updated: 02/26/2007 - A tractor trailer carrying 120 head of cattle flipped, creating quite a mess on OSR. The accident occurred near Edge Cut Off Road.

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Planning a Wedding with Country Charm

Updated: 02/26/2007 - Brides-to-be in Grimes County had the opportunity to plan a wedding to remember with some historic charm, Sunday afternoon. The Navasota/Grimes County Wedding Expo showcased an array of historic churches, reception facilities, and hotels in the area.

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Local Couple Arrested For Drug Possession

Updated: 02/24/2007 - A boyfriend and girlfriend face drug charges after a bust early Saturday morning. Police carried out a search warrant for a residence in the 7600 block of Central Park Lane about 2:30 a.m.

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Scheduled Closure For Texas Avenue

Updated: 02/24/2007 - Police officers continue to investigate a fatal accident that happened earlier this week in College Station. Authorities will close northbound Texas Avenue from Gilchrist to Walton Avenue Sunday morning at 5 am.

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Washington County Residents Vote In Favor of Tax Rollback

Updated: 02/25/2007 - The property tax in Washington County will rollback to its previous rate. The issue passed Saturday night with 55.7 percent of the votes. More than 1,600 votes were cast in favor of the current tax rate of eight cents returning to five cents.

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Deadly Accident in Burleson County

Updated: 02/25/2007 - One person is dead after a two-vehicle accident Saturday morning on FM 60 in Burleson County. Authorities said about 6:15 a.m., Casey Nicole Ward, 20, of Snook and a passenger were westbound when Ward began to drift off of the road.

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Local Leaders Lobby For and Against Voting Receipts

Updated: 02/25/2007 - Since 2003 Brazos County elections have been done without paper being involved in the process. The county spent about $1.5 million dollars to purchase 480 E-slate electronic voting machines.

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Life Saving Donations Needed

Updated: 02/25/2007 - Local blood supplies are running low. St. Joseph is asking the community to help them increase supplies for patients being treated for cancer, blood disorders, and other serious illnesses.

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Cities Prepare PCs for New Daylight Saving

Posted: 02/23/2007 - Daylight saving will begin early from now on after a Congressional mandate bumped up the start date to the second Sunday in March. While paper calendars may reflect the change, your computer's might not. That's what city officials have been fix.

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One Dead in Three-Vehicle Accident on Texas Avenue

Updated: 02/24/2007 - The three vehicle accident on Texas Avenue Friday evening is now a fatal wreck, one that had traffic tied up for some time in South Bryan. Vera Hoeny, 93, was unresponsive at the scene when authorities arrived around 5 p.m. and was later pronounced dead.

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Testimony Continues in Capital Murder Trial

Updated: 02/23/2007 - In Day Four of one of Brazos County's most high-profile capital murder trials, prosecutors continued building their case against Bryan resident Willie Davis. Expert witness Lt. Dan Jones with the College Station Police Department took the stand Friday morning.

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Search Continues for Shooting Sonic Robbers

Posted: 02/23/2007 - Montgomery County authorities are searching for a pair of suspects in a shooting and robbery at a restaurant near The Woodlands. Surveillance cameras captured footage of the two men entering the Sonic along I-45 on Saturday with handguns.

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Vikings Collecting Paper Products for Food Bank

Posted: 02/23/2007 - The geography students of Bryan High School are participating in a service-learning program for the next two weeks. The project is designed to benefit the Brazos Food Bank while raising awareness among students about local and global poverty.

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Bryan Accident Victim Still Hospitalized

Updated: 02/24/2007 - A Bryan man injured in a Friday morning accident is still listed in serious condition. Around 7 a.m. Bryan police said Ryan Eilrich, 24, was headed north on Texas Avenue when his vehicle drifted into another lane.

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Lawmaker Wants to Make Angelo State Part of Texas Tech System

Posted: 02/23/2007 - A state representative is working on a bill that would realign Angelo State University with Texas Tech. Rep. Drew Darby, R-San Angelo, said a delegation of Angelo State boosters met with Governor Rick Perry this week to express their desire that the school be taken out of the Texas State University System.

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