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Academy Burglarized

Updated: 11/21/2006 - Police have found a major clue linked to the breakin Monday at Academy. The getaway car thieves used was found Tuesday afternoon off Rollins street.

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From the Corps XIV: Jessica Simmons

Updated: 05/04/2007 - Jessica Simmons has a piece of advice for freshman entering the Corps: do everything with intensity. And Simmons has intensely thrown her hat in a number of Aggie rings, and in the process, has become a role model for an ever-diversifying Corps.

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Tax Rollback Election In Washington County

Updated: 11/21/2006 - About four months ago, Blinn College's Board of Trustees voted to raise the tax rate in Brenham by three cents. College officials say the moderate hike was approved out of sheer necessity.

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The Gift of Giving Blood

Posted: 11/21/2006 - Brenham High School hosted their annual blood drive Tuesday. For the past 27 years, the school has worked with the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center and have one of the region's most successful drives.

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Washington County Fatal Accident

Posted: 11/21/2006 - A Navasota girl was killed and her sister was critically injured after being thrown from a vehicle Monday in Washington County. The accident happened at approximately 5:15 p.m. on Highway 105 and FM 1155.

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Bryan Police Combat Online Sex Offenders

Updated: 11/21/2006 - The Bryan Police Department has shed some light on an undercover operation that is yielding big results. Since August, Bryan's Directed Deployment Team has been targeting online sex offenders using the Internet to prey on kids.

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Business Behind Bars - Part 2

Updated: 11/21/2006 - Learning business behind the bars and barbed wire at the Hamilton unit in Bryan is no easy task. But that's just what they are doing through the Prison Entrepreneurial Program or PEP.

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Junior Bankers Deliver Big Bucks

Posted: 11/21/2006 - Three local organizations received some big donations from a group of junior bankers. Among those to receive checks were : Twin City Mission, Health for All Clinic, and the Brazos Community Foundation.

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Search for BPD Chief Set to Begin

Updated: 11/21/2006 - Bryan's search for a new police chief will go national. City Manager David Watkins announced Tuesday that he is encouraging people within the department to apply, but that a firm will be hired to conduct a search.

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DPS Ready for Thanksgiving Rush to Roads

Posted: 11/21/2006 - The Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding Thanksgiving holiday travelers to buckle their seat belts -- and don't drink and drive. DPS is again taking part in the national holiday safety program called Operation CARE.

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Complaint Leads to Sweep of B/CS Nail Salons

Updated: 11/21/2006 - Several Bryan-College Station nail salons have found themselves under the microscope. On November 15 and 16, the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation or TDLR conducted an inspection of nine nail salons following an anonymous complaint.

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Southwest Spies Opportunities in Merger

Posted: 11/21/2006 - Southwest Airlines sees US Airways' eight-billion dollar hostile merger bid for Delta Air Lines as an opportunity for the Dallas-based airline to make inroads on the East Coast. Spokeswoman Edna Ruano says Southwest founder and board chairman Herb Kelleher has called the CEOs of both airlines to express interest in any assets that might become available.

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Local Organizations Give Thanks to Agriculture Industry

Posted: 11/21/2006 - Thanksgiving came early Tuesday morning for local residents involved in the agriculture industry. The Taste of the Brazos Membership Breakfast was held at the Brazos Center for those who grow, produce, and sell agricultural products to the Brazos Valley.

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Closing Arguments Set for Trucker Retrial

Posted: 11/21/2006 - Both sides have rested in the Houston retrial of a trucker accused in the nation's deadliest human smuggling attempt. The federal jury has the rest of the holiday week off in the Tyrone Williams case. He did not testify.

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Death Row Woman Gets Execution Date

Posted: 11/21/2006 - A Pflugerville-area woman condemned over the 1994 slaying of a boy she was babysitting faces execution April 18th. A judge in Austin set the execution date for 49-year-old Cathy Lynn Henderson. The body of three-month-old Brandon Baugh was found in a wine cooler carton and buried in a field outside Temple.

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Congresswoman Talks Diversity with Aggies

Updated: 11/21/2006 - The ripple effects from a racist video posted on You Tube weeks ago continues. Monday Aggie students invited Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee to talk diversity with both the administration and the student body.

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Traffic Cameras Get Tentative Approval

Updated: 11/21/2006 - Cameras to catch red light runners got the green light from the College Station city council. After hearing a presentation on the proposal during Monday's workshop, the council directed staff to move forward with preparing an ordinance.

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Suspicious Powder Found At Waco Federal Courthouse

Updated: 11/20/2006 - The Federal Courthouse in downtown Waco was quarantined after a suspicious powder was discovered Monday, but authorities say the substance was not a chemical or biological toxin. Two employees and two firefighters exposed to the substance were hospitalized as a precaution.

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ISDs To Bring Wireless Option?

Updated: 11/20/2006 - A plan in the works by area school districts could bring a new wireless internet service to the area. Bryan, College Station and Hearne ISDs will team up to either rent or sell low powered channels each of the districts own.

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Navasota Citizens Oppose Residential Treatment Center

Updated: 11/20/2006 - A controversy has been brewing in Navasota. A Residential Treatment Center operated by Gardener's Kids Center may open outside the city. The center is designed for at-risk boys. Most of the boys would have special needs, like behavioral problems and mental disorders.

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Mayor Silvia: On His Toes

Updated: 11/21/2006 - The Nutcracker, is a favorite holiday production for many. The production has danced its way in to the hearts of audiences all over, and this evening's performance was no different.

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Business Behind Bars - Part 1

Updated: 11/20/2006 - Behind the barbed wire and prison walls, some inmates at the Hamilton Unit in Bryan have found themselves in the business of business. But these inmates aren't up to no good, as a matter of fact they are trying to turn bad choices into good.

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Leon County Fatal Accident

Updated: 11/21/2006 - A Buffalo man was killed Monday in an early morning accident in Leon County. The accident happened around 6:15 a.m., less than a mile north of Jewett on Highway 79.

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Twin Cities' PDs Earn Accreditation Honors

Updated: 11/20/2006 - Representatives from Bryan PD are back from a conference in Reno, Nevada, and they've brought a major accolade. College Station PD also earned high marks.

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Aggie Student Bonfire to Burn Tuesday

Updated: 11/20/2006 - Maroon and white will shine from afar Tuesday evening, when students light Aggie Student Bonfire. The bonfire will burn at 7 p.m. Tuesday just outside of Hearne in Robertson County.

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