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Border Defense

Posted: 05/12/2006 - Defense officials say the Pentagon is looking at ways the military can help provide more security along the US border with Mexico. If such plans were approved, it would be another politically sensitive domestic role for the armed forces.

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School Reform Bill

Posted: 05/12/2006 - The Texas Senate has approved legislation that includes several education reform measures. Here's a look at some of those initiatives.

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Gas Prices Fall Again

Updated: 05/12/2006 - Retail gasoline prices eased statewide for a second week in a row. The highest and lowest prices can be found along the Texas coast.

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Noland Trial Recesses Until Monday

Posted: 05/11/2006 - The state continued presenting it's case today in the Texas Renaissance Festival murder trial. The prosecution was expected to wrap up Thursday morning, but did not finish.

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Queen Walker Found Guilty

Updated: 05/12/2006 - After four days of witness testimony, a Brazos County jury says Queen Walker is guilty of stealing thousands of dollars from the District Attorney's office. A date for the penalty phase to begin has not been set.

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Pair Involved in Motorcycle-Bike Accident OK

Posted: 05/11/2006 - Both riders involved in an auto pedestrian accident involving a motorcycle and eight-year-old on a bike are expected to be OK. The accident happened in the residential area at 1000 Eleanor Street in front of the Lincoln Center shortly before 9pm Wednesday.

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Arrest Total in CS Bank Robbery Now Five

Updated: 05/12/2006 - College Station authorities made a trip to Arkansas to pick up a trio of bank robbery suspects. Their arrests are the last in a line of warrants issued after a State Bank branch was robbed nearly a month ago.

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Walker County Jail Space Problems

Posted: 05/11/2006 - Like many others across the state, Walker County's jail is overcrowded. The jail staff is constantly shuffling inmates around and officials say they're running out of options.

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Parents Rally

Posted: 05/11/2006 - A parents’ rights group took to the streets of Huntsville Thursday. People for Equal Parenting marched down 11th Street to draw attention to child custody issues.

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Feds to Look Into Now-Bigger Drug Bust

Posted: 05/11/2006 - The Leon County drug bust is now a federal case. Priciiano Villanueva remains in a Leon County jail, and is now being held without bond. The drugs he's charged with transporting Tuesday have been taken to a DPS crime lab.

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Protest Spurs Removal of Flags

Posted: 05/11/2006 - The University of Texas at Arlington has taken down more than 120 flags representing international students in response to protests over the Socialist Republic of Vietnam flag. The flags represented all international students who have studied in the engineering college.

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Local Delegates Last Day in Washington

Updated: 05/11/2006 - With a final photo opportunity and critical meeting with a Texas senator, the Chamber of Commerce’s trip to Washington was over in a flash. In their final hours, local leaders met with Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison on a day when the Senate debated a $70 billion tax cut bill.

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Strayhorn Loses One Fight, Investigates Another

Posted: 05/11/2006 - Independent gubernatorial hopeful Carole Keeton Strayhorn's lost her court battle to force the state to speed verification of signatures to get her on the November ballot. Meantime, a state senator wants Strayhorn to investigate a contractor involved with the CHIP program.

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Tornado Zone Under Curfew

Posted: 05/11/2006 - The tornado-tossed area around the tiny North Texas community of Westminster was under a dusk-to-dawn curfew overnight. That's after two -- and possibly three -- tornadoes roared through the area Tuesday night -- killing three people and sending ten more to area hospitals.

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Teen Hospitalized with Rabies Infection

Posted: 05/11/2006 - Harris County health officials have confirmed the rabies infection of a Houston-area teenager -- and said he was likely infected by a rabid bat. The Humble High School sophomore is in critical condition at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston after showing symptoms last week.

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Immigrants Found in Icy Truck

Posted: 05/11/2006 - Authorities rescued 56 illegal immigrants this week after finding them huddled inside a refrigerated trailer with no way to get out. An Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokeswoman says none of the immigrants were injured and most had been returned to Mexico by last night.

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Renovations Continue at Navasota ISD

Posted: 05/10/2006 - Navasota ISD's education renovations are on time, but athletics upgrades will have to wait. The school board says they'll wait until after football and basketball seasons in order to complete the new football stadium and gym.

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Child Hit by Motorcycle in CS

Updated: 05/11/2006 - Two people, one of them a child, have been transported to the College Station Medical Center following a motorcycle and pedestrian accident Wednesday night.

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Walker County Man Murdered in Jail?

Updated: 05/11/2006 - Another Brazos Valley inmate has died. This time, it may be murder. Walker County authorities are investigating the death of Rocky Trout, 46, who they believe was beaten to death in his county jail cell.

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Supernaw Found Not Guilty

Updated: 05/10/2006 - Country music singer Doug Supernaw will not be singing the jail house blues. Wednesday, a Bryan jury found country music singer Doug Supernaw not guilty of public intoxication.

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Testimony Continues in Walker Trial

Updated: 05/10/2006 - More information is surfacing in a Brazos County embezzlement trial. Queen Walker is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from the District Attorney's office. Wednesday, the jury heard the tape-recorded interrogation of Walker along with witness testimony.

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Termite Time

Updated: 05/11/2006 - How can something so small be so destructive? That's the question many home owners will be asking soon. Termites are swarming right now and there's a good chance they'll be eating away at your home.

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Cox Communications' Out; Suddenlink's In

Updated: 05/10/2006 - Cebridge Communications has completed it's purchase of Cox Communications. The name of the area's new cable provider is known as Suddenlink.

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Prosecution Could Rest Thursday in Noland Trial

Posted: 05/10/2006 - The state could soon rest its case in the Texas Renaissance Festival murder trial. Brent Noland is accused of fatally stabbing United States Navy serviceman Brandon Smith at the festival in October 2004.

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Leon County Drug Bust: $17 Million

Updated: 05/10/2006 - The pounds have been counted and priced, and it's the biggest drug bust in Leon County history. An estimated $17 million worth of cocaine is now off the streets and a suspected illegal immigrant is behind bars.

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