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Cuban to Finance Stock-Fraud Web Site

Posted: 06/14/2006 - Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is financing a new Web site that will investigate stock fraud and corporate wrongdoing. The Dallas (B) billionaire also says he'll buy and sell stocks based on information before the site publishes it.

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Bryan Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Restaurant Robbery

Posted: 06/14/2006 - A Bryan man convicted of armed robbery has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. Stephen Gilbert, 32, was sentenced Tuesday after a Brazos County jury found him guilty last week of aggravated robbery in the holdup of a Bryan mexican food restaurant.

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Congressional Audit Uncovers Fraud in Katrina and Rita Aid

Posted: 06/14/2006 - From luxury vacations to a sex change operation, much of the money meant to help victims of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita was lost to fraud. An audit by congressional investigators concluded that up to one-point-four (b) billion dollars of hurricane assistance funding was spent for bogus reasons.

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Millions Earmarked for Texas A&M

Posted: 06/14/2006 - Another $10-million is earmarked for Texas A&M from Washington. The House Appropriations Bill that passed Tuesday will have A&M working with the Air Force on a new space sensor, as well as with the Army and Navy on detection of chemical agents.

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CSISD Names Coulson Acting Superintendent

Updated: 06/13/2006 - College Station's school district has a new acting superintendent. While the school board took no action on Jimmy Creel, who remains on temporary leave, they did name someone to fill the seat for now.

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Snook ISD Superintendent Search

Posted: 06/13/2006 - Another Brazos Valley school district is searching for a new superintendent. Snook's school board will interview 5 candidates this week.

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Madisonville Police Could Face Investigation

Posted: 06/13/2006 - Madisonville's police department could be under investigation soon. Several residents have filed complaints with the Texas Rangers against the department, alleging abuse of power.

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Charter School Parent Speaks Out

Posted: 06/13/2006 - Only days after the superintendent of the Brazos School for Inquiry and Creativity temporarily stepped down, a frustrated parent comes forward. This after, a lengthy Texas Education Agency investigation questions nearly $300 thousand worth of expenditures, the TEA says was misused.

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Madisonville Discusses Zoning

Posted: 06/13/2006 - Officials in Madisonville want to designate what can go where in the city. The city council is considering a zoning plan.

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Decision on Creel Could Come Tuesday

Posted: 06/12/2006 - College Station's school superintendent may know his fate soon. The school board will meet in a special executive session Tuesday night at 5:30pm.

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Small A&M Fire Highlights Big Drought Conditions

Updated: 10/28/2006 - A grass fire on Texas A&M property had firefighters from the Twin Cities and the county working to curb fast-moving flames. In all, about two dozen acres of property were burned over the course of an hour-and-a-half Monday.

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Anderson-Shiro Baseball Takes it All

Updated: 06/12/2006 - In Anderson, it's time to celebrate. The Anderson-Shiro Owl Baseball team has made it to the top. This weekend the team took home top honors and won the state championship.

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Humor Propels Bryan to Top Awards

Updated: 06/12/2006 - A crazy calendar and a quirky TV show is earning the city of Bryan state accolades. The city's 2004 water report, which was published in calendar form, was recognized this weekend with a Tami award from the Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers.

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Fish Daddy's to Rebuild

Updated: 06/12/2006 - Fish Daddy's announced Monday it still plans to open a restaurant in College Station.

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Donated Flags to Mark Soldier's Funeral Procession

Posted: 06/12/2006 - Residents of Danbury are honoring a fallen soldier by placing thousands of donated flags along the route of his funeral procession today. Volunteers in the town 40 miles south of Houston hope the flags will bring comfort to the family.

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Plan to Limit Chain Restaurants on River Walk Stalls

Posted: 06/12/2006 - A proposal by the San Antonio mayor to limit the number of chain restaurants on the River Walk has run into opposition. Some business owners say the proposed ordinance is unfair.

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Passenger Detained after Threat on Southwest Flight

Posted: 06/12/2006 - A passenger aboard a Southwest Airlines flight has been detained after allegedly making a bomb threat. An airline spokeswoman says the threat was made on Flight 45, on its way from Albuquerque to Dallas last night.

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Wildfire Consumes Several Acres in Burleson County

Posted: 06/12/2006 - The hot and dry conditions this weekend may be to blame for a wildfire that kept a Burleson County fire crew busy. Firefighters from Cade Lakes and Caldwell fought a multi-acre pasture fire Saturday afternoon.

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Home Burglary

Posted: 06/12/2006 - A College Station woman whose home had recently been burglarized warned police it might happen again. Thanks to her tip, two juveniles were arrested for burglary of a habitation.

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Local Soldier Returns Home From Afghanistan

Posted: 06/11/2006 - It was a big welcome home for a College Station soldier, back after a seven-month tour in Afghanistan. Colonel Michael Wilson returned home Sunday and his family and friends were anxiously awaiting his arrival at Easterwood Airport.

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City of Bryan To Hold Class on Internet Safety

Posted: 06/11/2006 - The City of Bryan is hosting another class to educate parents and children about internet safety. Monday, there will be two seminars held to inform the community on the safe and unsafe ways to use some popular internet sites.

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Alberto Targets Florida Gulf Coast

Posted: 06/11/2006 - TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Most of Florida's west coast is under a tropical storm watch as Alberto spins over the Gulf of Mexico. But a senior forecaster at the National Hurricane Center says Alberto is not likely to become a hurricane because "the system remains poorly organized."

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