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Local Jailer Put in Jail

Updated: 03/09/2007 - A Burleson county jailer found himself on the other side of a jail cell in another county. Jason Ormsby was arrested and charged with family violence, a Class A misdemeanor.

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Business Building Boom in College Station

Updated: 03/09/2007 - When you drive in College Station it is obvious by all the construction going on that its business community is growing. Planning and Development Assistant Director Lance Simms says College Station is attract several companies looking to set up shop here in Aggieland.

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Big XII Basketball Tournament Coverage Note

Updated: 03/09/2007 - KBTX has secured coverage rights for the Big XII men's basketball tournament for our CW-BCS station, which launched last year. Many calls have come in to KBTX from basketball fans wanting to know how they can see Texas A&M play in the tournament.

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Spring Break Bound

Updated: 03/09/2007 - You may not have to stand in line at restaurants or face traffic near Texas A&M this coming week. It's the beginning of spring break and students are putting down the books and getting out of town.

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Millican House Terminates State Contract

Updated: 03/09/2007 - Assisted Living Concepts, a local provider of assisted living services, has voluntarily terminated their Community Based Alternatives (CBA) contract with the State of Texas and the Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS).

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Bowen Elementary Goes Country for a Day

Posted: 03/09/2007 - Little cowgirls and cowboys suited up in chaps and cowboy hats for an annual mini-rodeo. It took place Friday morning outside Bowen Elementary for all kindergarten students. The kids enjoyed a petting zoo featuring a calf, horse, goats, rabbits, and alpacas.

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CS Police Searching for Mall Bank Robber

Updated: 03/09/2007 - For the second time in five months, the First National Bank branch in Post Oak Mall has been robbed. In broad daylight and without brandishing a weapon, the suspect made off with an undisclosed sum of money.

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Georgia Closer to Teaching the Bible as Literature

Posted: 03/09/2007 - Public schools in Georgia could be teaching the Bible next year, as literature. A list of classes approved by the Georgia Board of Education includes two on the Bible: Literature and History of the Old Testament Era, and Literature and History of the New Testament Era.

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Missing Leon County Woman Found

Updated: 03/09/2007 - A Jewett woman missing since Wednesday was found early Friday morning. According to police, a local resident found Joy Thomas, 71, around 7:30 a.m. sitting by a swimming pool two blocks from her home.

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Soldier from The Woodlands Killed in Iraq

Posted: 03/09/2007 - More soldiers with ties to Texas have died after improvised bombs went off in Iraq. One of the victims was a 19-year-old from The Woodlands.

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Attempted Robbery at Post Oak Mall

Posted: 03/09/2007 - College Station Police are looking for a suspect in a robbery attempt in the Macy's department store parking lot. This happened around 8:00pm Thursday. Police say a man attempted to steal a woman's purse, but she was able to get away with only minor injuries and her purse.

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Bryan Teen Takes Home Livestock Show Title

Updated: 03/09/2007 - Bryan High School student Haley Wendler brought some hardware home from Houston Wednesday night. The 18-year-old won the Junior Commercial Steer competition at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

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CS Council Discusses Auditor, Parks, City Center

Updated: 03/09/2007 - College Station's city council is moving forward with the creation of a new position. During Thursday afternoon's workshop meeting, council members mapped out their plan to hire an internal auditor.

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Leon County Authorities Ask for Help with Missing Woman

Updated: 03/09/2007 - Leon County authorities are searching for an elderly woman missing since Wednesday evening. Joy Thomas lives with her son in Jewett. He last saw the 71-year-old around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday night.

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Well-Deserved Thanks Given by United Way

Updated: 03/08/2007 - Community agencies that touch people's lives everyday were given a word of thanks. The United Way held its annual Celebration Luncheon and Meeting on Thursday.

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Law Keeping an Eye on Dog Owners Up for Debate

Updated: 03/09/2007 - It is a nightmare that is still fresh in the minds of the Stiles family. In 2005, the family matriarch, Lillian Stiles, was mauled to death in her own yard by a pack of pitbull-rottweiler crossbreed dogs near Cameron.

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Aggie Corps Member Risks It All

Updated: 03/08/2007 - Would you be willing to risk your life to help some one else? That's just what an A&M cadet did, and miraculously lived to tell about it.

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Braving a Disease Through Helping Others

Updated: 03/08/2007 - A young girl facing a challenging disease, received top honors Thursday morning for her work in educating and supporting others with the same condition.

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Blue's Appeal to Leave Death Row Denied

Updated: 03/08/2007 - One of the most memorable convicted killers in Brazos County history lost an appeal be removed from death row. Carl Henry Blue was sentenced to death after dousing a pair of people with gasoline and setting them on fire in 1994, killing one.

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Get Ready to Spring Forward

Updated: 03/08/2007 - On Sunday, March 11, we will spring forward one hour. It's the earliest the time change has occurred, and the fear is it could cause a string of software snafus. The shift could throw off everything from computers to surgery schedules to stock trades.

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Former Priest Convicted of Abuse, Sentenced to 25 Years

Posted: 03/08/2007 - A former priest convicted of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old boy has been sentenced to 25 years in prison. Thomas Teczar, of Dudley, Massachusetts, was a priest in the Fort Worth Roman Catholic Diocese until his departure in 1993. He served in several parishes, including one in Ranger, where the victim was abused in the early 1990s.

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Nichols Executed over 1980 Slaying

Posted: 03/08/2007 - Death row inmate Joseph Nichols has been executed over his role in a 1980 Houston holdup that left a store clerk dead. The triggerman -- Willie Ray Williams -- was also convicted of the slaying. Williams was executed in 1995.

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Plan Wants Gambling Funds to Pay for College Tuition

Posted: 03/08/2007 - Two state senators are offering a plan to legalize casino gambling and use some of the profits to help Texans pay for college tuition. Their proposal would legalize a limited number of "destination resort casinos" across Texas and video slot machines at race tracks.

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Texas Lawmakers Want to Rid HS Sports of Steroids

Updated: 03/07/2007 - High school athletes looking for an edge in their sport will have to rely on good, old-fashion hard work. Texas' lieutenant governor announced Wednesday that a new bill being considered is aimed at protecting high school athletes from the dangers of steroid use.

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