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Candy Making Miracles

Updated: 02/23/2007 - Candy just got a little sweeter for some Brazos Valley kids. Radio personalities from Candy 95.1 kicked off their live "Candy Cares for Kids" radiothon at the Wal-Mart in College Station.

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Emotions Run High in Capital Murder Trial

Updated: 02/23/2007 - It was an emotional day Thursday for a Bryan resident on trial for capital murder. The accused, Willie Davis, broke down in court as a letter was read from the elder to his incarcerated son, Chad. It was the first day the senior citizen showed any emotion.

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Preparing for West Nile Season

Updated: 02/23/2007 - It's become an annual rite in the Brazos Valley: preparing for the West Nile season. After an active 2006 season with 13 confirmed human cases, the Brazos County Health Department hosted a 2007 West Nile Virus Control Strategy meeting Thursday afternoon.

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Blinn Students Appeal to Lawmakers

Updated: 02/23/2007 - Students from Blinn College ascended the steps of the state capital Thursday afternoon. It was all a part of the Texas Community College Student day in Austin.

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Convicted Killer Set to Die in Huntsville

Updated: 02/22/2007 - Frank and Bertha Cobb had lived in their rural East Texas home for more than 20 years without ever having a break-in. Then on March 4th, 1999, they came home to find a burglar. The burglar, Newton Anderson, says in a frenzy, the couple ended up tortured and killed.

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Vision Tests Proposed for Senior Drivers

Posted: 02/22/2007 - The Senate transportation committee has approved a bill establishing increased scrutiny of older drivers. The bill filed by state Senator John Carona of Dallas would set up a vision test for drivers to renew their licenses at age 79.

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The Mark Of The Repenting Season

Updated: 02/21/2007 - Ash Wednesday marks the observance of the Lent season for many. Reverend David Konderla is the pastor at St. Mary's Catholic Church, and he said this special Wednesday gives believers room to ask for forgiveness and recommit to their faith.

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Design For A New Mission

Updated: 02/22/2007 - The Twin City Mission is a step closer to learning what their facility will look like. Fourteen architecture students from Texas A&M University unveiled their proposed designs for the new mission.

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After the Storm, Part 2

Updated: 02/21/2007 - A former defensive back for the New Orleans Saints, Antonio Gibson made a career out of taking down 200-pound men. But when Hurricane Katrina hit, it was Gibson who was brought to his knees.

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Juror Denied Dismissal in Willie Davis Trial

Updated: 02/21/2007 - Wednesday marked the second day in one of Brazos County's most high-profile capital murder trials. Bryan resident Willie Davis is accused of orchestrating the death of local rap producer Tommy Andrade.

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Tuition Again on the Rise at A&M?

Updated: 02/22/2007 - New tuition proposals are on the table at Texas A&M, but will depend greatly on the state legislature. In a presentation to faculty, staff and students Wednesday afternoon, the university's Tuition Policy Advisory Council laid out its recommendations for Fiscal Year 2008.

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Texas House Votes to Exceed Spending Cap

Posted: 02/21/2007 - The Texas House has adopted a resolution that would allow members to exceed the state's spending limit by (B) billions of dollars. The constraints were added to the Texas constitution in 1978. The resolution was earlier approved in the Senate. The plan now goes to Governor Rick Perry.

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DNA Confirms Wrong Brother was Imprisoned for Rape

Posted: 02/21/2007 - Recent DNA tests confirmed that a Conroe man sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl in 1986. It's the same crime for which his innocent older brother spent 18 years behind bars. Montgomery County prosecutor Marc Brumberger says the statute of limitations has expired and it's too late to try 36-year-old Charles Mumphrey.

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Texas A&M Chemist Dies at 76

Updated: 02/22/2007 - Texas A&M University is mourning the loss of professor and inorganic chemist F. Albert Cotton. University officials say he died Tuesday at the age of 76. Cotton was director of the university's laboratory for molecular structure and bonding.

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Aggie Killed in CS Accident

Updated: 02/21/2007 - A Texas A&M student was killed Tuesday night in a major accident on the Twin Cities' most notable street. Authorities in College Station say an SUV and a motorcycle collided Tuesday night on Texas Avenue near city hall and the Chili's restaurant.

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Hempstead Police Chief Suspended

Updated: 02/21/2007 - Allegations of racism against the police department leads to drastic measures against the police chief. The Hempstead city council last night imposed a two week suspension on Police Chief Glen Smith. He was also ordered to attend anger management classes.

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Bond Election Set for CSISD

Updated: 02/21/2007 - In addition to voting for a new mayor, councilmembers and school board trustees, College Station residents will have a bond issue on the ballot. Tuesday, the school board unanimously approved a $67.4 million bond election, which will happen May 12th, along with city elections.

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The New Spring Break Necessity

Updated: 02/21/2007 - You might be surprised to learn that the new hot spots for college students are the courthouse and the post office. The reason behind the trend is spring break.

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Madisonville Dealership First Of Its Kind

Updated: 02/21/2007 - Toyota has chosen Madisonville to be the location of the first model dealership of a new market strategy. Officials released details of their new rural opportunity market strategy at Atkinson Toyota Madisonville on Tuesday.

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Food, Food, Food For Fat Tuesday

Updated: 02/21/2007 - It was an extravaganza full of epicurean delights. Some of the best food in the Brazos Valley was out for a Mardi Gras Celebration at the Brazos Center.

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Prosecutors: Willie Davis Guilty of Agreement

Updated: 02/21/2007 - It was a deadly plot orchestrated by one family that claimed the life of a local rap producer. That's what prosecutors said Tuesday in the capital murder trial of Willie Davis, the senior citizen accused of conspiring to take revenge on Tommy Andrade.

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After the Storm, Part 1

Updated: 02/21/2007 - Hurricane Katrina swept across the city of New Orleans with a vengeance, taking lives, destroying businesses and homes, and forever changing the lives of hundreds of thousands.

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Remembering Kitty Worley

Updated: 02/21/2007 - Longtime educator Mary "Kitty" Worley was remembered at a memorial service Tuesday at Covenant Presbyterian Church in College Station. Worley died at her home on Friday at the age of 83.

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One Dead in Two-Car Accident Near Carlos

Updated: 02/21/2007 - A two-vehicle head-on collision near Carlos has claimed the life of a Grimes County woman while injuring a Texas A&M University System official and his wife.

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